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Press Release: Puget Systems Announces Strategic Partnership with Vū

Written on April 19, 2022 by Eric Brown
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Puget Systems Announces Strategic Partnership with Vū to Drive Standardization of Virtual Production Computer Hardware at NAB 2022

Vū Names Puget Systems as Exclusive Computer Hardware Vendor for All Facilities Nationwide; Debuts New Las Vegas Location Powered by Puget Systems

Auburn, WA (April 18, 2022) - Puget Systems today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Vū, a technology company specializing in virtual production based in Tampa, FL. As a result of this partnership, Puget Systems and Vū will engage in a collaborative effort to drive standardization of virtual production hardware for the industry.

The two companies have also entered into an agreement naming Puget Systems as the exclusive workstations provider for the entire Vū network across the country. Beginning with the launch of the Las Vegas location, Vū will be standardizing on Puget Systems workstations for both their artist and render node needs. Vū is hosting a Grand Opening celebration of its new state-of-the-art Las Vegas virtual production facility on Friday, April 22, 2022.

Additionally, during NAB 2022 in Las Vegas, Puget Systems workstations will be powering Vū’s virtual production demonstrations and LED wall displays in their NAB booth #C6746 and on the NAB 2022 Main Stage in the Central Lobby. The official NAB 2022 keynote presentations will be delivered on the primary speaker stage using a massive, 100-foot-wide x 20 feet tall Vū LED Volume and powered by Puget Systems workstations. It will be the largest of its kind at NAB 2022. Vū is also featuring an engaging, immersive virtual attraction in its booth called the “Unreal Ride,” powered by Puget Systems. Created in Unreal Engine, this experience uses a LED wall for visual display and a BOLT X Robot from MRMC for precise motion control. Visit here for a sneak preview of “Unreal Ride” at NAB 2022.

For more information on the Puget Systems partnership with Vū and for a brief video discussion of the partnership, please visit here.

Puget Systems Recommended Hardware and Benchmarking for Virtual Production

Puget Systems also announced it has released its highly sought-after Puget Labs Recommended Systems for Virtual Production report. In this detailed report, technicians from Puget Labs detail key data that studio executives and virtual production artists need to discern the optimal hardware configurations required for complex, real-time, processing intensive virtual production environments - everything from recommendations on what CPU and GPU is best for virtual production, to application-specific recommendations based on users’ needs for motion capture, green screen or LED wall volume applications.

Understanding the demands of each of these platforms at the component level is critical in designing workstations for optimal virtual production system performance. During NAB 2022, Puget Systems will be sharing with attendees key learnings from its extensive research and benchmarking, as well as providing demonstrations of its newly designed custom virtual production workstations.

To review the detailed recommendations, please visit the Puget Systems Recommended Systems report here.

Pricing and Availability

Puget Systems custom Virtual Production Workstations are available for immediate configuration for a wide range of game development applications. To learn more or to speak with one of our technology consultants, please visit www.pugetsystems.com.

About Vū Technologies

Vū is a technology company specializing in virtual production studios for advertising and commercial videos with a fast-growing network of studios across North America. Unlike conventional filmmaking, virtual production allows filmmakers to shoot photo realistic virtual environments in the studio instead of having to travel on location, saving both cost and time. As one of the national leaders in virtual production technology and methodologies, Vū has quickly become the largest and quickest growing network of virtual studios in North America. Learn more at vustudio.com.

About Puget Systems

Puget Systems is based in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, WA, and specializes in high performance custom built computers. We emphasize customization with laser focus on understanding each customer’s specific workflow and offer personal consulting and support that we believe is becoming quite rare in the industry. Our goal is to provide each client with the best possible computer for their needs and budget. For more information or to see how Puget Systems can design a system specifically tailored to the work that you do, please visit www.pugetsystems.com.

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