Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

SmartSound® Sonicfire® Pro 4 with Mood Mapping Redefines Music Scoringfor Film, Television and Video Professionals

April 11, 2006

Groundbreaking new approach lets users adjust the mix and feel of their music to match the changing mood of their production faster than any other method NORTHRIDGE, CA – April 10, 2006 – SmartSound Software, Inc., the leading provider of music scoring technology for film and video professionals, today launched SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 4, the Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Use the VCR Cue Mode in NewTek TriCaster for Live Events

April 6, 2006

Studio Monthly Tutorial by Ryan Tucker These simple steps illustrate how easy TriCaster is to set up and use, and the possibilities are endless. With the edit interface you can quickly put together a highlight reel during a break, adding effects or slow motion to a clip, and use it as cover video during your Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

VIDEOGUYS.COM LAUNCHES VIDEOGUYS' CABLE CONNECTION FEATURING PREMIUM HOME THEATER CABLES FROM NXG TECHNOLOGY, LLC

March 27, 2006

New Category Promotes Top Quality Home Theater Cables at Affordable Prices GLEN COVE, New York, March 24, 2006 – The New York-based online retailer of Videoguys.com, today announced the official launch of the VIDEOGUYS’ CABLE CONNECTION. The new category helps the company expand their successful online store while offering a logical accessory for many of Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Focus Enhancements and JVC Professional Announce Availability of DR-HD100 DTE Recorder for JVC ProHD Camcorders

March 24, 2006

Highly Anticipated Direct to Edit Recorder Brings DTE Technology, Extended Record Time, and Seamless Integration to the JVC GY-HD100/HD101 Camcorder CAMPBELL, CA — (MARKETWIRE) — 03/23/2006 — Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, today announced the availability of its FireStore DR-HD100 Direct To Edit® (DTE) recorder. Focus Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

SmartSound Mood Mappingâ„¢

March 22, 2006

A breakthrough in music scoring for professional video editors that adapts music to the changing needs of your production. What is mood mapping you ask? Only the coolest new feature to hit audio creation software in years. Moodmapping allows you to change the mix of the instruments in your audio track to better match the Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Videomaker's 2005 Best Products of the Year

January 20, 2006

The Year of HD and Tapeless Workflow Few could argue that this was in fact the year of HD, with new developments from all of the big players in both the camera and the editing world. We would also contend that this was also the year for alternatives to recording to tape. DVD camcorders are Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Best of CES 2006

January 13, 2006

It’s a thousand-to-one shot to make our list, but these gadgets did it. Our Best of CES doesn’t try to comprehensively span the breadth of product categories at the show, but is perhaps something we think is more representative of CES 2006 as a whole. A CES Zeitgeist, if you will. So don’t send us Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

FOCUS Enhancements Announces Native QuickTime HDV Support for FireStore FS-4Pro HD and DR-HD100 Portable HD DTE Recorders

New DTE Technology File Format Allows HDV Camcorder Owners to Import Clips Directly Into Apple Final Cut Pro 5 Using Direct to Edit Technology CAMPBELL, CA — (MARKETWIRE) — 01/11/2006 — FOCUS Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, today announced that it will add native QuickTime HDV support Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

CES 2006

January 9, 2006

Anandtech by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson Blu-ray/HD-DVD, PureVideo H.264, Viiv, Centrino Duo and a lot more The first day of CES was the quiet before the storm, today we’ve got coverage of everything from Blu-ray and NVIDIA’s.. Our second day at CES proved to be our most fun-filled yet, with tons of interesting Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Serious Magic ULTRA 2

January 3, 2006

Studio Monthly By Douglas Spotted Eagle ULTRA from Serious Magic has a seriously stellar reputation as a great keying tool in the ubiquitous world of DV, where clean keys aren’t always easy in the 4:1:1 or 4:2:0 color spaces. Version 2 makes that reputation even better. I tested ULTRA 2 in a variety of keying Read More

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