Offloading Camera Footage: How to Benefit From Working with the Silverstack Offload Manager 4 min read

Offloading Camera Footage: How to Benefit From Working with the Silverstack Offload Manager

The Silverstack Offload Manager supports your offloading tasks on set: It enables secure backups, and documents your work in comprehensive reports. Besides these obvious gains, there are a number of advantages “under the hood”. These may not be obvious at first, but can make your daily work on set significantly easier. In this blogpost we want to discuss some of these benefits.

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What Changed in LiveGrade Pro v4? 11 min read

What Changed in LiveGrade Pro v4?

LiveGrade Pro v4 comes with a lot of new features and improvements. In order to get you started quickly with LiveGrade Pro v4 and give you a smooth transition from LiveGrade Pro v3, this article gives you an in-depth overview of the most important changes.

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The new Pomfort Account 4 min read

The new Pomfort Account

With the introduction of the Pomfort Account the management of licenses becomes more transparent and offers new options for customers. This article explains the motivation behind the new Pomfort Account and outlines how it plays into the overall licensing concept.

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How To Use Silverstack’s Smart File Size Calculation To Double Check Copy Completeness 5 min read

How To Use Silverstack’s Smart File Size Calculation To Double Check Copy Completeness

One of the crucial use-cases of Silverstack is the secure copy of camera cards and the assurance of completeness for each copy job. While the software itself is tailored to fulfill this requirement with excellence, as a professional you are naturally looking for ways to double check your work. In this blog article we will demonstrate how to double check copy completeness using Silverstack’s smart file size calculation.

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PocketControl: Network Configuration Alternatives 5 min read

PocketControl: Network Configuration Alternatives

We previously described how easy it is to prepare the camera and connect the app directly to the camera’s Wifi. However, there are situations where other configurations for connecting can be beneficial as well – e.g. to create a higher reach or a more flexible setup. For this reason we would like to introduce you to a few more network connection alternatives in this article.

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PocketControl: Apply and Refine Looks from the ARRI Look Library 3 min read

PocketControl: Apply and Refine Looks from the ARRI Look Library

The ARRI Look Library offers on-set looks for all kinds of productions. It holds creative color gradings that provide a unique but repeatable aesthetic when combined with the cinematographer’s choice of lenses. PocketControl offers remote management functionality for the looks of the ARRI Look Library and allows to apply and refine them via your iOS device.

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Getting Started with PocketControl: Connect to the Camera 3 min read

Getting Started with PocketControl: Connect to the Camera

PocketControl is an iOS based application for iPad or iPhone that allows to control the camera settings of ARRI cameras remotely. The camera software update delivered with SUP 5.1 enabled access to various camera settings via the camera access protocol (CAP). In this blogpost you can learn how to prepare the camera and connect PocketControl to monitor and control the camera settings.

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Transcoding Speed: How Fast Is Silverstack Lab? 4 min read

Transcoding Speed: How Fast Is Silverstack Lab?

One of the design goals for  Silverstack Lab has always been a fast transcoding engine. We knew that the speed of proxy creation is a crucial requirement for the DIT and her/his responsibility to create dailies on set. Throughout all development phases we have always been asking ourselves the question: “How fast is the transcoding in Silverstack Lab?”

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