Cool Gadgets, Video Production

Premium Beat asks “Could Tesla be the power solution for on location filming?”

I’m a big fan of Tesla. Not just as a car company, but as a renewable energy technology innovator. I can’t believe I missed this opportunity/ link to my own industry! Tesla Powerwall batteries could some day be powering entire on location film productions or remote trucks. Recharging using solar power. Great job by Johnathan Paul Read More

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By Gary, May 22, 2015
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Cool Gadgets, Streaming

Videoguys now carries Epiphan Pearl & USB3 Video Grabbers!

Epiphan Pearl All in one Video Streaming and Recording DeviceEpiphan Pearl simultaneously live streams and records four HD audio/video sources at 30 frames per second (or two HD sources at 60 fps). With dedicated inputs for SDI, HDMI and VGA, Pearl captures just about any video content you give it; either directly or with a Read More

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By Gary, May 20, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Editing, Video Production

Free SSD Promo with Odyssey7Q+ expires 5/31/15

Convergent Design has been running a worldwide promotion, giving you two FREE Odyssey 256GB SSDs with every Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder purchased. This promotion will end on May 31st, 2015. All orders received after May 31st, 2015 will not include the two 256GB Odyssey SSDs. “Our goal was to remove the price barrier from clients deciding what product Read More

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By Gary, May 19, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Streaming, Video Production

Teradek Live:Air iOS Multi-VidiU Production Solution Tutorial

One of the coolest demonstrations I saw at NAB was the Teradk Live:Air iOS app running on an iPad with two VidiUs, eaqch mounted on an off the shelf HD camcorder. WOW! For under $1,500 you end up with a fully functional two camera live streaming production. I was blown away. Streaming Media’s Jan Ozer Read More

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By Gary, May 15, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Editing, Video Production

Convergent Design doubles in size, quadruples revenues due to Odyssey sales

RedShark News Convergent Design’s Odyssey leads to massive growth as new features are added We’ve often said that when a manufacturer launches a new product these days it’s actually more than that: it’s a platform. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a camera or some other type of equipment like an HDMI or SDI recorder: the Read More

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By Gary, March 11, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Production

First Look: NewTek TalkShow VS-100

NewTek today announced it is shipping the TalkShow VS-100, effective immediately. The product represents something of a sea change for the company, as its first foray in to the remote news gathering market. TalkShow VS-100 is based on Skype TX, a technology that Microsoft acquired?and then extensively refined, over more than a year?from a U.K.-based company called Cat & Mouse, Ltd. The technology, marketed under the CatCall name, is an add-on to the Skype video instant-messaging-cum-videoconf

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By Gary, February 5, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Production

NewTek Now Shipping TalkShow

Unique tools on studio-grade Skype video calling production system provide complete control of entire video call workflow ??? before, during and after the show

NewTek? announced today that TalkShow? VS-100, the video calling production system designed specifically for television studios and live video producers is shipping. Introduced at IBC 2014, TalkShow is the new studio-grade solution that enables broadcasters and video producers to allow any of the 300 million monthly connected Skype us

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By Gary, February 2, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Storage

A First Look: The G-Technology G-Drive ev ATC

In this video, I’m taking a First Look at the brand new G-Drive ev ATC with Thunderbolt announced the other day at CES! If you’re a photographer who spends a lot of time shooting in rugged terrains and extreme weather, you’ll love this shock/dust/water resistant case. I can’t wait to put it to use in my upcoming trips to Death Valley, Hawaii, Iceland, and Norway!

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By Gary, January 13, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Storage

G-Technology Announce New Rugged Series of Portable Hard drives

G-Technology has announced a new line of rugged hard drives for extreme in-the-field use. The G-Drive ev RaW and G-Drive ev ATC USB/Thunderbolt are three new drives that boast weather proofing, shock resistance and compatibly with the current Evolution series G-Dock.

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By Gary, January 12, 2015

Cool Gadgets, Video Editing, Video Storage


?My work as an adventure photographer takes me around the world to remote and sometimes dangerous locations, and keeping my once-in-a-lifetime shots safe is top priority,? said Lucas Gilman, adventure sports photographer and filmmaker. ?Working closely with G-Technology, I was able to secure a G-DRIVE ev ATC and took it with me to Peru and Hawaii for recent surfing photo shoots. G-Technology?s newest G-DRIVE ev ATC helped ensure that my irreplaceable images were safe, all while withstanding sand

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By Gary, January 8, 2015