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Check Out the NEW Videoguys 'How To' & Training Page

June 30, 2006

Now it is even easier to find all of the training products you need to make the most of your video editing and production software! This handy reference page is your main navigation to all of the training products we offer and will guide you quickly to the products you need. You can sort through Read More

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Canopus Edius NX PCIe for HDV Now Only $1,499!

Canopus Edius NX PCIe for HDV Now Only $1,499.00 with HDV Expansion Kit, FREE Keyboard & FREE Upgrade to Edius 4! Let the groundbreaking EDIUS NX with HD Expansion Kit take you to the world of high definition video production! Use any mix of HD and SD video content; work with unlimited video, audio, title Read More

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Software Review: SonicFire Pro 4

June 29, 2006

Microfilmmaker Magazine By Jeremy Hanke SonicFire Pro has been a useful program in the past, bu,t now that it’s added the multi-layer support and Mood Mapping, it’s become a must own for Indie filmmaker- especially at the extremely reasonable price it’s now being offered at. Even if you’re a purist and have a composer that Read More

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Strong Showing

June 28, 2006

Digital Content Producer By Jan Ozer A hefty 2.0 upgrade pushes Adobe Encore DVD up in the DVD authoring rankings. If you haven’t seriously considered Adobe Encore DVD in a while, it’s time to take another look. The most recent update has catapulted Encore DVD 2.0 to the top of the sub-$1,000 Windows class of Read More

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Avid Xpress Pro 5.5 and New Avid Mojo SDI Now Shipping

Company meets demand for HD on the Mac, increased format support and connectivity for independent professionals TEWKSBURY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2006–Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID – News) today announced the worldwide availability of version 5.5 of its Avid Xpress® Pro software as well as the newest member in Avid’s line of Digital Nonlinear Accelerator(TM) products, Read More

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Shoot Review: Datavideo SE-800

June 27, 2006

Digital Content Producer by Tom Patrick McAuliffe DV switcher is a portable production powerhouse. In television and video production, gone are the days of simply switching between two sources. Our viewers expect more than that. The Datavideo SE-800 DV switcher becomes a portable production studio with optional TLM-404 LCD monitors attached via a special holder. Read More

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Pioneer's BDR-101A Blu-ray Burner

June 23, 2006

ExtremeTech By Loyd Case Blu-ray is here. After a longer-than-expected gestation period, Pioneer is now shipping the BDR-101A Blu-ray recorder for the PC. Before we dive into the specs and performance testing, let’s take a quick look at Blu-ray, what it is, and what it’s not. Blu-ray Disc is an optical storage medium with capacities Read More

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Edit Review: Autodesk Combustion 4

Digital Content Producer By S. D. Katz New features, enhanced effects for compositing tool. Combustion 4 is the latest upgrade to the Autodesk’s popular compositing program, one that is increasingly influenced by the company’s hardware-based systems, Flame and Inferno. This is a good thing because Combustion fits in comfortably as a backroom graphics option at Read More

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Texas Shootout!

June 22, 2006

DV Mag by Adam Wilt Four Affordable HD Camcorders Compared, Episode 2 Following filmmaker Barry Green’s tests on Canon’s HL X1, JVC’s GY-HD100, Panasonic’s AG-HVX200, and Sony’s HVR-Z1 in Burbank, California, (featured on DV.com as “Four Affordable HD Camcorders Compared”), Chris Hurd of dvinfo.net, Mike Curtis of hdforindies.com, and I arranged a four-day test near Read More

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Avid to Ship New Media Composer Family Worldwide on June 21

June 21, 2006

Company hosts webcast to highlight system’s latest features, including HD and real-time multi-cam on the Mac Tewksbury, Mass. – June 20, 2006 – Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that it expects to ship the new family of Media Composer® products on Wednesday, June 21. Introduced in April at NAB 2006, the new Media Read More

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