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PTZOptics IP Joystick Controller Overview

January 31, 2017

The PTZOptics IP Joystick controllers allow camera operators to control more than 100 PTZOptics over a standard ethernet network. The PTZOptics IP Joystick uses the ONVIF camera protocol to automatically locate and save PTZOptics cameras on your network. Therefore you can effectively control pan, tilt, zoom, presets and other camera functionality for camera spread out Read More

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By Britt,
PTZOptics IP Joystick

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Big Savings on TriCaster 460 w/Control Surface & TriCaster 8000 w/Control Surface – PLUS Free Software

Big Savings on TriCaster® 460 w/Control Surface & TriCaster 8000 w/Control Surface – PLUS Free Software Now through 02/28/17 Now through February 28, 2017,  purchase a TriCaster 460 with control surface or TriCaster 8000 with control surface at a significant cost savings – AND get TriCaster Advanced Edition software and NewTek AutoLink for Panasonic PTZ software included Read More

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NewTek TriCaster Deals

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Color Grading Guide, What an Editor Needs to Know About Color Grading

Eric Escobar from Premium Beat wrote this guide to color grading for editors who are not colorists. The Video Editor’s Guide to Color Grading   Increasingly, color grading is being handled by video editors working on laptops and desktops instead of calibrated displays. Here are some ways to make this reality work for you. Professional color grading applications Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
color

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Another Long Time Mac Editor Migrates to Windows

January 30, 2017

Editor, Shane Ross from Little Frog in High Def wrote this piece on why he switched from Apple to Windows   This is a tough thing to admit, but I’m seriously considering a move from Mac to Windows.  Tough, because I’ve been a Mac user ever since I bought my first computer in 1991, a Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Windows

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Five Powerful 4K Video Editing Laptops

This article from 4Kshooters.com is a great reference for video editors and 4K content creators who need powerful mobile workstations. We here at Videoguys are big fans of HP zBooks for video editing on the go. We’ve put together a Videoguys Tech Select Workstations / Mobile Workstations resource for you that goes into detail about Read More

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Powerful 4K Editing Laptops

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Paralinx Releases New Tomahawk Wireless Video System

Get the scoop on Paralinx’s redesigned Tomahawk Wireless Video system. Provideocoalition put together a great article below that breaks down all of the new features and improvements. The Paralinx universe just expanded. Not only because of the release of a new Tomahawk, but through compatibility with the entire existing fleet of Bolt 2000 and Teradek Read More

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Paralinx Tomahawk Video

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A Look at What Kids Watch in Tween Live Streaming

January 27, 2017

Prepare to have your eyes opened. Read this article from StreamingMedia all about what kids are watching now days and how content strategists develop for them. Personality-driven live streaming apps have become a huge trend for tweens and teens, but people over 30 don’t know anything about them….When you open YouNow or Live.me, you’re confronted Read More

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what kids are watching

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Mark Zuckerberg Was Right: VR Is the Future

Fortune.com published an article this month on the powerful experience of virtual reality, “I Didn’t Believe VR Was the Future — Until Now.” The title says a lot…Content creators, if you aren’t already starting to play with VR, this just might kick-start you into it. While I can’t tell you what the film was about — Read More

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By Britt,
Fortune VR article

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Avid’s Revolutionary Cloud-based Post-Production Workflow

Burlington, MA, 1/26/2017 Largest independent post facility adopts the industry’s most open and efficient media platform to optimize production efficiency with remote collaboration via the cloud Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that Ha-Mitcham, the Israeli production and post-production facility, has implemented a revolutionary Avid workflow that allows its clients to compete successfully with larger organizations Read More

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MEWShop Releases FREE Avid Media Composer Tutorials

If you are looking to broaden your Avid Media Composer skills or even get started, Manhattan Edit Workshop is compiling free mini-tutorials. Click here for the full article and starter tutorials. Here’s a guide to duckling audio:   Click here to view on YouTube.

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Media Composer Tutorials