Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton on Athera for cloud-based VFX workflows

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Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton and Steve Waskul talk about the range of Foundry applications that are powering film and VFX workflows in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at the 2018 NAB Show. During the conversation they talk in depth about Athera, Foundry’s cloud-based technology that uses Google Cloud to transform visual effects workflows.

About Jon Wadelton

Jon Wadelton serves as CTO of Foundry. Jon has been instrumental in driving the engineering and product development of NUKE since he joined Foundry in 2007. Since becoming CTO, Jon’s role has expanded to include all IP at Foundry.

Jon has over 20 years experience in software leadership roles within the media production and telecom industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree from La Trobe University.

Waskul.TV – Powered by HP Z Workstations with Intel® Xeon® processors

HP Z Workstations with Intel® Xeon® processors play a vital role in our Waskul.TV production workflows. StudioXperience showcased the full range of HP Z Workstations at the 2018 NAB Show including several HP Z8 Workstations that powered our virtual set during our live broadcast which you can see in this interview. Learn more by visiting our StudioXperience site.

HP Z Workstations powering the Waskul.TV virtual production workflow at the 2018 NAB Show

The Waskul.TV Broadcast Control Center in StudioXperience at the 2018 NAB Show. Our virtual production workflow includes four HP Z8 Workstations that power the Zero Density Reality software which removes the green backgrounds and composites the live action into the virtual set
The Waskul.TV Broadcast Control Center in StudioXperience at the 2018 NAB Show. Our virtual production workflow includes four HP Z8 Workstations that power the Zero Density Reality software which removes the green backgrounds and composites the live action into the virtual set
At the 2018 NAB Show, StudioXperience featured a new virtual production workflow based upon Zero Density's Reality software running on HP Z8 Workstations
At the 2018 NAB Show, StudioXperience featured a new virtual production workflow based upon Zero Density's Reality software running on HP Z8 Workstations