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#IEEE #Aerospace Under the Radar: 7 Stories to Watch In 2013

Movies have changed a lot since the silent era ended in the late 1920s, but one thing has remained the same: the frame rate. From The Jazz Singer to Avatar, movies have run at an effective rate of 24 frames per second. Now, at last, that rate is starting to change. The upgrade is being pushed by directors Peter Jackson, whose The Hobbit series is being shot at 48 frames per second, and James Cameron, who has announced that his forthcoming Avatar sequels will be filmed at a high frame rate. The speedup sharpens the rendition, particularly of fast, horizontal motion in moving images, but it’s particularly useful in 3-D movies where such rendition often seems blurred or jerky. Most digital projectors require only a software upgrade costing a few thousand dollars at most, according to Peter Ludé, senior vice president of Sony Solutions Engineering. “The big question is, will t...

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