Friday, 15 May 2020

Remote First

There's no need to highlight the fact that all of our lives, both professional and personal, have had to adapt to the change thrust upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic. Things that seemed to be previously impossible are now possible in "the new normal". From offices that never would have considered to allow remote working, pipelines and workflows that wouldn't be able to stretch, had to adapt to the change that work suddenly needed to happen outside of the office walls.

Thursday, 30 April 2020

V-Ray 5 Beta

Much to everyone’s relief the next version of Chaos Group’s V-Ray is V-Ray 5... and not V-Ray Next Next!

Friday, 24 April 2020

Reduced Financing Rates From HPFS

As the economic ramifications of the Covid-19 lockdown continue to threaten businesses globally HP Financial Services (HPFS) have announced a series of asset financing options that could benefit creative studios throughout the media and entertainment industry.

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Going Remote: Research Report

Over the past few months our industries have been tested. Almost everyone has experienced a change in the way we work – practically, emotionally, and technologically – and we’re unlikely to see a shift back to the way things were for a little while yet. But this period has opened up a realm of possibilities in the world of remote working.

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Five Tools To Optimise Your Home Office

These trying times see a lot of us working from home. Whether you’ve set up your desk at the kitchen table, from your bed, or the corner of another room we’re all finding ways to get our jobs done. 

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Covid-19 Update: Open For Business

It’s a difficult time, but Escape Technology remains open for business. We want to reassure all of our friends and customers that we can still ship goods and equipment, and we’re taking every precaution to keep our people safe while we do it.

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Autodesk Licence Borrowing

What is Licence Borrowing?

Autodesk says: “If you are using a network-licenced version of your Autodesk product and your network supports the licence borrowing feature, you can borrow a product licence from your network licence server to use the Autodesk product for a specified time when your computer is not connected to the network.”

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Benefits of a Thin Client

A thin client is somewhere in between a zero client and a standard desktop. Like a zero client, it allows you to access your workstation remotely, so you can house the unit somewhere more convenient. However, unlike a zero client which can only connect to your remote workstation, a thin client can also be used like a mini PC.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Benefits of a Zero Client

A zero client is an excellent little piece of kit that allows you to access your workstation remotely, so you can house it somewhere more convenient. The client uses streaming pixel protocols - you simply run an application on your client with no need to download or install anything.

Friday, 13 March 2020

Remote Working for Creative Workflows

With all that’s going on in the world today, the remote working scenario has hit the headlines. There are numerous approaches to achieve a solution – each with its own advantages and disadvantages – but they can be broadly categorised into moving the data or moving the pixels.