Layered Photoshop virtual sets add new levels of control to virtual set production .
Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 22, 2012
Virtualsetworks offers new Photoshop and After Effects compatible virtual sets offer 1.5x the resolution of HD 1080. Layered in a Photoshop file with bells and whistles like UV maps for the talent and screens for use in compositing programs to properly scale and reflect your talent and B Source, removable foreground layers, isolated color layers for easy editing of set color themes and background replacement is a breeze if the skyline needs to be changed. Also included is special channel information like depth maps for depth of blur and depth merge, material IDs for selecting specific materials, a normals map for relighting, and a full set UV map for if the texture needs replacing with a logo onto set elements. Will work in Final Cut and Premiere or any other editor with Photoshop. Will work directly in After Effects, Digital Fusion, Combustion or any other compositing program designed to handle high resolution files and extra channel data.
Virtualsetworks new HD Extreme format brings layered Photoshop files to users of After Effects, Fusion, Combustion, and other compositing applications, not to mention Photoshop itself. The HD Extreme version is 1.5x the resolution of HD, allowing editors and compositors to zoom and crop their backgrounds adding basic 2D camera motion. Virtualsetworks HD Extreme virtual sets feature numerous layers for controlling talent position and reflection, turning off furniture like desks to replace users existing furniture, UV maps for replacing screen footage complete with reflections without tiresome handling of each screen manually, and many other additional layers like depth and normal maps. The HD Extreme format brings amazing new abilities to users software and levels of customization not previously available.
“These sets represent an enormous investment towards bringing more control and flexibility to the customer. No other virtual set product on the market gives quite the same level of power,” says Virtualsetworks CEO Eric Pratt.
There are also hints of newer more powerful sets coming down the pipeline from Virtualsetworks that offer multiple configurations for each scene. These sets would offer even more control directly in programs like Premiere and Final Cut.
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About Virtualsetworks LLC
Created to help producers and editors access high quality virtual set content at a fraction of traditional set prices, Virtualsetworks continues to set the benchmark for cost effective stock virtual set content and design.