Puget Systems Partners with Vū to Power Newly-Launched, Accessible Turnkey Virtual Production Solution for Content Creators: Vū One
Vū One Media Server Powered by Puget Systems Delivers Best-in-Class Performance to Power Affordable New Integrated Platform of Hardware and Software Solutions for Sophisticated Virtual Production Workflows
Auburn, WA (September 6, 2023) – Puget Systems (www.pugetsystems.com) today announced it has partnered with Vū (www.vu.network) as the exclusive media server provider powering Vū’s newly launched turn-key, accessible virtual production platform, Vū One. ‘Powered by Puget Systems,’ Vū One will deliver an interoperable set of creative and collaborative software tools and tightly-integrated hardware for virtual productions in a single, integrated solution.
Vū One is designed to increase the efficiency – and affordability – of virtual production workflows for production studios, filmmakers, ad agencies, corporate marketing departments and content creators of any skill level. This innovative and comprehensive new turn-key virtual production system combines integrated hardware – a scalable LED volume, PTZ camera, audio system and a Puget Systems media server – with powerful virtual production software applications such as virtual environment generation, project management, remote collaboration, access to vast libraries of pre-built virtual environments, full studio recording capabilities, all of which leverage a Generative AI Orchestrator throughout the platform.
Vū selected Puget Systems as its exclusive media server provider because of Puget Systems’ unique qualification and expertise in designing and building complex, high-performance systems specifically designed for demanding virtual production environments.
Vū One will be globally available in Q4 of 2023. For more information on Vū One or to reserve your system, please visit vu.network/one.
Vū One, Powered by Puget Systems: What’s Under the Hood?
Designed with AMD Threadripper PRO processors, Puget Systems virtual production media server systems for Vū One offer a high number of cores for extremely fast light baking and shader compiling, while NVIDIA’s RTX A-series graphics cards offer high 3D performance combined with plenty of VRAM. Dual GPUs are supported, along with optional NVLink and Quadro Sync add-ons. Key specs include:
- AMD Threadripper PRO WRX80 EATX
- Motherboard: Asus Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI (AMD WRX80 EATX)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975 WX 3.6GHz (Up To 4.5GHz Turbo) 32 Core 280W
- RAM: 256GB DDR4-3200 REG ECC (8x32GB)
- Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 24GB Open Air
- Hard Drive: Samsung 870 EVO 2TB SATA3 2.5 Inch SSD
This configuration is specially designed for Vū One and optimized for the most complex virtual production workflows and environments.
Dive Deeper with Puget Systems Recommended Hardware and Benchmarking for Virtual Production Report
Puget Systems recently completed 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. To review the detailed recommendations, please visit the Puget Systems Recommended Systems report here.
About Puget SystemsPuget 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.