[INFOGRAPHIC] Big Movie Data: The Resolution Revolution in Visual Effects Films

Stereoscopic 3D Movies, 4K Production and High Frame Rates Create New Data Challenges for Filmmakers and Artists

Apr 08, 2013, 08:30 ET from Fusion-io

SALT LAKE CITY, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visual effects movie magic has come a long way from 8mm film to today's high frame rate 4K stereoscopic 3D blockbusters. These breakthroughs in movie resolutions make it possible to deliver a more realistic film experience than ever before. However, the higher resolutions also generate much more data for filmmakers and artists to work with as they create the cinematic experiences that audiences flock to see in theatres.

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With the National Association of Broadcasters tradeshow getting underway in Las Vegas this week, Fusion-io has created a new infographic to showcase how motion picture data sizes have evolved over the last few years.

To check out the infographic or grab the embed code to post it online, visit: http://www.fusionio.com/blog/infographic-big-movie-data/

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