Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Storage

Tech Tip: Using ExFAT to enable both PC & Macs to see your external harddrive

This is an excellent, step-by-step guide to formatting your external drives using ExFAT. When you format an external drive using ExFAT it can be recognized and used by both Windows and Mac IOS machines. This is very important for video editors and producers who work in a mixed format facility or who outsourse editing, graphics Read More

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By Gary, December 2, 2015

Video Editing

Oliver Peters gives us an NAB update on NLEs

I had the chance to chat with Oliver during the Avid Connect event at NAB. He has long been one of my favorite writers / bloggers or our industry. In this great wrap up article he gives us a round up look at what’s new with Adobe, Avid, Apple and other NLE vendors. digitalfilms by Read More

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By Gary, May 29, 2015
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Video Storage

ProMAX Systems NAB Interview featuring Platform Portable

In this interview Jesse Hartman talks about ProMax shared storage solutions, the advantages of the ProMAX workflow and their new Platform Portable. Portable turns your attached storage into shared storage, complete with asset maangement tools. ProductionHUBTV An interview from the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas with Jess Hartmann of ProMAX Systems. Read More

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By Gary, May 21, 2015

Video Storage

NAB Report: Shared Storage & The Cloud

Shared storage can range from small local workgroups, to the entire enterprise. With the cloud you can even expand to multiple locations and users all over the globe.  With all this storage you also need media management tools that enable yo to find the files you need quickly.  In this article Tom Coughlin, a widely Read More

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By Gary, May 11, 2015
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4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing, Video Storage

Industry Gets Serious About 4K Workflows at NAB

Last year at NAB we talked about 4K, this year we’re making it work. Studio Daily reports on how lower cost shared storage solutions, cloud archiving and high speed conectivity  are combining to make 4K workflows a reality. Studio Daily by Bryant Frazer Storage and networking were hot topics at NAB, as content creators who had Read More

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By Gary, May 7, 2015

News and Sales

New at NAB: EDIUS Upgrade Promotion – Jump to it!

EDIUS Upgrade Promotion – Jump to it! From April 11th until June 30th, 2015, any EDIUS Neo user (versions 1 to 3.5) or EDIUS Pro user (versions 1 to 6.5) will be able to upgrade to EDIUS 7.5 for just $299. This update will also include a free update to the next major version of Read More

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By Brittany,
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Streaming, Video Production

NAB 2015: Shawn Lam and Matrox’s Dan Maloney discuss the Monarch HDX

Streaming Media’s Shawn Lam  interviews Dan Malony from Matrox in thier booth at NAB. The new Monarch HDX  is the big brother of the award winning Monarch HD. It adds professional features requested by broadcasters including SDI & HDMI I/O, dual encoding, dual recording, and frame synchronization – all for under $2,000! Streaming Media by Shawn Lam With the Monarch Read More

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By Gary,
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4K, UHD and 3D, HD AVCHD DSLR, Video Editing, Video Storage

Working Together: the big story at NAB

Kylee Wall is one of my favorite women in post. At NAB she inspired a panel called “Working Together to Close the Gender Gap in Post-production” that was very well attended.  I always enjoy reading her articles on Creative COW and this one is no exception.  She spotlights some new workflows that allow for increasaed collaboration Read More

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By Gary, May 6, 2015
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4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing, Video Storage

Bob Zelin “EVERYTHING at NAB 2015 was about 4K. HD is over”

Bob Zelin is back from NAB and he’s done a post show write up for Creative Cow.  As always, he’s giving you the straight scoop, not pulling any punches, and calling it like he sees it. Creative COW by Bob Zelin EVERYTHING at NAB 2015 was about 4K. HD is over – at least that’s Read More

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By Gary, May 5, 2015
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Streaming, Video Production

NAB 2015: Shawn Lam and Topher Delancy discuss the Teradek VidiU Pro

Just before NAB Teradk introduced the Teradek VidiU Pro. The big brother of the award winnign and best selling VidiU, the Pro adds several professional features.  We got the chance to see thier new cellular binding technology ShareLink at the show, and we agree it’s going to be a game changer. If you’ve ot cell Read More

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By Gary, May 4, 2015