I've been playing around with the new iPad 2 and man oh man, I keep wishing for a DaVinci controller app for this. Any chance of this BlackMagic? I know you're no stranger to iPad apps with your app for the Smart Controller, so how bout it?
It'd be killer to get full-screen multi-touch curve editing, stills gallery that's accessible at a touch, etc etc.
As much as I don't really expect this to come out, I'd still like to incept the idea here
I totally second that !
Especially with the vWave available for Color.
Not a replacement for a real ball controller but kick ass sitting in the grading theater, doing at least playback and wheel controls .
Until it comes : Teamviewer !
Heck.. that way you could make a bunch of looks prior to a client session and give the iPad to the client. "Which one do you like?" *tap* Even though the funky gadget clearly is branded Apple iPad, the client goes "wooooow, no other colorist has this. What is this thing?"...
I definitely have been looking for some way that clients could use an iPad during a session - because usually they already are...
I was imagining a HUD with the two timelines (so they know where we are in relation to other shots), a big TC display, perhaps the ability to create a marker on a shot they have notes on... Seeing the stills gallery might be nice too, but could be a misleading image...
For the colorist, I really want a digital color meter where I can just tap a part of the frame, pinch and stretch to average a larger region, multitouch to compare regions...
Ah, very devious ola. And here I am trying to bribe my clients with old fashioned whisky!
But in all seriousness i have been extremely impressed with the iPads screen. It seems very accurate to rec 709 to the point at if I were to send a reel or a color proof to a client I would feel more comfortable with them using an iPad versus any other random screen.
Is it really that good? I mean it's a consumer LCD right?
Is it so good that you would even use it as a grade monitor on a pinch to do quick adjustments on location for example?
About the I-pad app, I thought wWave already worked with Resolve. I thought i read about people using it.
Problem is, as I read somewhere, they Resolve doesn't support control over network,
but they are working on it... If they make it work, there is no reason vWave wont work
with Resolve... But, man that would be sweet :)
An iPad app for clients, especially commercial clients would be amazing!!!
Personally, I wouldn't be interested in using an iPad to do any grading or adjustments to shots. Here's what would be great to have though...
a. App that allows you to view still grades in gallery
b. Ability to populate specific still galleries on the iPad directly from Resolve
c. Ability for client to select specific grades, make comments & send selections and comments back to colorist