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22.07.2010 22:02 Age: 8 yrs

SPHERON-VR presents a first – live action HDR Video sequence.

Spheron-VR AG, known globally as pioneers in HDR (High Dynamic Range) capture device technology and experts in precision engineered equipment & imaging optics, will today show publicly for the first time the capabilities and results from their HDR video camera. On display at Siggraph 2010 in Los Angeles will be HDRv footage from this unique device.


A prototype of the HDR video camera was first revealed at Siggraph 2009 in New Orleans. Through further research and developments over the past year, this functional prototype technology can now boast features such as – 50 x EXR frames per second, in full High Definition, with each frame containing up to 20 f-stops of dynamic range.

During this years Siggraph on Spheron’s exhibition stand the results of this production piece will be shown. The final pipeline for this ground-breaking production has included assembling this in the popular full 32-bit Film editing software suite - Nuke from The Foundry. Do visit our stand 1011 to see the entire production pipeline.

‘Throughout Spheron VR’s successful growth, we have always focused on being at the cutting edge of research into digital imaging technology’ said Spheron’s founder and CEO Mr.Gerhard Bonnet, ‘showing this content publicly is yet another important milestone in our company’s history of achievements’

Chief Scientist at The Foundry - Simon Robinson comments ‘Nuke has supported HDR imagery for some time. Spheron’s excellent research into HDR video capture has provided an insight into what may be possible in the future with an entire 32-bit Film production pipeline and we're excited! ’

A low dynamic range version of the HDR sequence can be seen here online via this website link – http://bit.ly/spheron_hdr_video

Watch what the PRESS / MEDIA thought - http://youtu.be/i8OA2IWJ8E4?t=3m34s

Spheron VR – Siggraph 2010, stand number 1011.

About SPHERON-VR AG

SPHERON-VR AG is one of the most innovative companies in the area of visual information technologies. Core products of the German headquartered company are digital HDRi camera systems for full spherical photography as well as workflow-integrated image processing and database applications. Designed to fit the needs and requirements of many industry sectors, the companies major markets are Photorealistic Visualization & Computer Graphics (CGI) and database driven Visual Asset Management solutions in the areas of crime scene investigation, security, fire and tactical training. Comprehensive service offerings complete the professional portfolio.

Additional information is available on the company's website: www.spheron.com