A Small Production System – Disk Performance

Uncompressed (or lightly compressed) video needs lots of disk space. More than that, if you’re capturing live video, that disk capacity needs to be fast. I’m using a Blackmagic Intensity Pro video capture card. It will capture 1080p uncompressed if your system can support that. It comes with a handy Disk Speed Test that measures…

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A Small Production System – Current Status

We’re doing more and more video work in my team, the latest being some of the videos used for our Expression 3/Silverlight 3 launch in San Francisco last week. You’ll be able to see some of these on www.seethelight.com soon. Because one of the standout features of Silverlight 3 is Smooth Streaming, our adaptive streaming…

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