GrassValley Director

Production Hardware, User Stories and Reviews

ITProTV’s Review of the GV Director by Grass Valley

The GV Director Nonlinear Live Production System is the ultimate multipurpose tool for live production. Integrating video switching, multilayer effects, animated graphics, multiviewer monitoring and more — all in a single, intuitive and highly creative system. GV Director removes the typical complexity of production and simplifies pre-production and production processes using one intuitive and dynamic Read More

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By Britt, May 19, 2017

Streaming

NewTek MediaDS Bridges Live-Streaming Video Production and Delivery

This article features an interview between Wowza and NewTek demonstrating MediaDS and its capabilities for delivering content easily across media platforms. If you are looking to create or distribute your own content and/or live stream video there are options beyond YouTube and Facebook! In traditional broadcast workflows, there were people who created content, and other Read More

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By Britt,

4K, UHD and 3D, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Newtek Tricaster TC1: Live Streaming Up to 4K for Churches

4K streaming for churches is here courtesy of the Newtek Tricaster TC1. With 4 hard (physical) inputs is a full load of NDI (IP) inputs, churches can now easily deploy remote cameras and video sources around their facilities and mix them all into one broadcast. NewTek’s Affordable End-to-End 4K IP Video Production System TriCaster TC1 is Read More

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By Britt, May 18, 2017

Guides, Production Hardware, Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Special Upgrades and Hardware from Avid

Special Upgrades and Hardware from Avid! Avid Media Composer Anyone who currently owns Avid Media Composer v3.0 or higher, Avid Symphony v3.0 or higher or Avid NewsCutter v7.0 or higher, qualifies for this special limited time offer to upgrade and reinstate for $385. Or if your subscription is current and you need to renew your plan, Read More

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By Britt,

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Storage Solutions, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

RedShark News – On the road with a TouchBar Macbook Pro, Resolve and a G-Technology Thunderbolt RAID

Need a portable 4K production setup? Read this review from a veteran travelling producer/director. …I found the G-Technology quiet, with no problems at home on a desk and a low fan noise that’s not intrusive. Over the three weeks, I used the RAID for numerous tasks on 4K edits, including files generated from a C700 Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware, Streaming

epiphan pearl Review from ITPro.tv

ItPro.tv is an online IT training program, with an interactive way of teaching IT. Itpro.tv uses well produced videos to engage their students. Watch the video below to learn more about their innovative teaching methods and how they use the epiphan pearl in their studios.     Epiphan Pearl simultaneously live streams and records four Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Streaming

Software, Streaming

Wowza Media Server Software: Be the Streaming Hero

Tim Dougherty, a Senior Solutions Engineer, technology expert, for Wowza Media Systems, and author of  this  intriguing piece on Worship Tech Director    Media Server Software: Be the Streaming Hero Such technology offers the ability to record, transcode for adaptive bit rate, transcode for Facebook Live video requirements, and can even provide a time-shift DVR service for Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Church

Production Hardware, Streaming

Bridgeway Church uses Epiphan Webcaster X1 to Stream Live to Facebook

epiphan video  explains how Bridgeway Church uses a Webcaster x1!   Simple, easy-to-use Facebook Live Streaming for Worship See how Bridgeway Church uses Webcaster X1 to broadcast their Sunday services live to Facebook. Bridgeway Church is a non-denominational worship centre in Greenville, South Carolina. In 2016 they began a journey towards live streaming Sunday worship services Read More

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By Courtney Wach, May 17, 2017
Impact

User Stories and Reviews, VR Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Will Impact these 5 Industries First

Tyler Putz, interactive writer of Production Hub, wrote this list of industry predictions! 5 Industries That Virtual Reality Will Soon Impact     Virtual reality (VR) has slowly been coming into its own in the last several years. These days, anybody can buy a VR headset compatible with a smartphone and dive into an immersive Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Apple Mac Pro vs HP Z Workstations Guide for 4K Video Editing

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Featured Guides, Guides

Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstations – A Guide for 4K Editing Workflow

The hardware requirements for the film and professional video industries are on a sharp incline due to the dramatic increase of resolutions and frame rates. The industry has quickly moved from HD to UHD or 4K, and even higher in some cases. Frame rates have often doubled and even quadrupled in some segments such as action sports, not Read More

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By Britt,