chroma key


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chroma key

n.
A technique in video and photography editing in which portions of an image containing a preselected color, such as a bluescreen background, are replaced with material from a separate image using an electronic color filter.

[chroma + key, to chromakey; see key1.]
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Transition and digital effects, DSK, Luminance key, CHROMA KEY effects.
Wondershare Video Editor is now optimized for Windows users and introduces a cleaner intuitive user experience, easy editing mode with automated themes and new features including Chroma Key.
The system features a user-friendly interface with a powerful chroma key and functions using up to three camera feeds without the need for camera sensors, cutting costs and installation time.
Telestream Wirecast allows producers to easily switch between multiple live camera feeds from Matrox VS4, and also provides production features such as chroma key, transitions, 3D graphics, lower-thirds, virtual sets, and built-in scoreboard templates.
In producing videos, I try to find the right tool, the right program for the particular job at hand, rather than letting the software itself guide my process (although that has accidentally occurred--for instance, I once discovered that a bad chroma key could yield a kind of painterly gesture).
We were particularly impressed with the fact that the HVS-300 also has keyer with chroma key, DSK, dual picture-in-picture, 16-channel multi-viewer, still stores and much more.
2 includes: improved support for Windows Vista; quiz creation utility with a survey and poll mode; enhanced chroma key features; ability to automatically edit imported images; support for cue points in FLV video files; new projector options; improved PowerPoint import; improved text export; animation enhancements; as well as ability to hide slides for preview and export.
Other topics include using After Effects, solutions for Chroma Key, making deadlines, building templates, designing logos, and outputting graphics.
Altman, a native of Hungary, received an Emmy nomination for his work on the Chroma Key or blue-screen process.
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And next door, a few visitors from each group can don a red Superman cape, stand in front of a bright blue wall and - courtesy of the Chroma Key camera, which replaces the blank background with scenes of actual places - seemingly fly over the Hollywood sign, the beach at Malibu or the jammed freeways.