Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Matrox MXO in Action

April 9, 2008

MacVideo Demonstration by Wayne Andrews, Product Manager, Matrox The Matrox MXO provides Final Cut Pro editors with a solution for HD editing. The MXO turns the Apple Cinema Display into a broadcast quality monitor. The MXO can connect to either a desktop Mac or a laptop and provides real-time SDI output. Built-in is a hardware Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Pinnacle Studio MovieBox Ultimate

March 26, 2008

DMN By Heath McKnight Pinnacle`s Studio MovieBox Ultimate is the perfect hardware and software combination for Windows users looking to get a lot of bang for their buck. The hardware/software solution combines a capture box, non-linear editor (NLE), web video encoder, and DVD creator. Editing with Studio 11 is a breeze, plus there`s a green Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Telestream`s Pipeline – It`s a simple, powerful design that is refreshing

February 26, 2008

DMN Review By Heath McKnight Telestream`s Pipeline and Pipeline Quad are encoding systems for networked Macintosh and Windows-based computers. It works well with FlipFactory, the company`s encoder (sold separately) that can place video and audio from nearly all forms of media, on virtually any device. This review covers the Pipeline ($1,950) on a Mac running Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Test Bench: NewTek TriCaster STUDIO Live Production System

February 14, 2008

Videomaker by Brian Peterson Studio in a Box It’s been about two years since we got wow’d by Newtek’s first studio-in-a-box, the TriCaster. So when we heard about all the improvements packed into this latest version, the TriCaster STUDIO, we made a phone call. What we got was a black box that packs about twice Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

2007 Credit where Credit is Due

February 8, 2008

DMN By Mike Jones This is not a ‘best of’ list or any kind of award, but rather a list of the most influential tools of 2007 I’ve long held the belief that the broad industry and community of media creators need to be proactive and dynamic in their criticism of creative software and hardware Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Review: Newtek TriCaster Studio

February 4, 2008

Event DV By Todd Gillespie There have been few reviews that I have looked forward to writing as much as this TriCaster Studio review. The TriCaster Studio is made by NewTek, creators of the seminal postproduction product, VideoToaster (now VT[5]). TriCaster Studio is the latest development in the TriCaster product family line, joining TriCaster and Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Limited Time $200 Mail-In Rebate Promotion on FS-4Pro HD

January 16, 2008

From December 15, 2007 through March 31, 2008, Focus is offering a $200 mail-in rebate on the Focus FS-4Pro HD 80GB and 100GB models. You simply need to purchase an 80GB or 100GB FS-4Pro HD from an authorized Focus reseller in the U.S./Canada by the end of March, mail in proper proofs of purchase, and Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

DV Mag Best of '07

January 11, 2008

DV Mag Staff In the effort to make some sense of the amazing volume of new tools introduced (or delivered) in 2007 – from camcorders to codecs, from HMI lighting to DI color timing – we asked DV’s top writers to each pick their favorites with the proverbial “indie filmmaker” in mind, resulting in this Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Vanguard Awards 2007

December 26, 2007

DCP By Trevor Boyer Every year, as the days get shorter, Digital Content Producer‘s editors and contributors get together and compose a list of the year’s most groundbreaking new products for video-production professionals. Anything released within the calendar year is fair game. Whether it’s a free downloadable media player, a $399 effects plug-in, or a Read More

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Feature: Videomaker 2007 Best Products of the Year

December 13, 2007

The best consumer video production products of 2007, selected by the editors of Videomaker. Our Videomaker readers know that video production is more than a task. For you it’s a way of life, a way to express yourself and a method for reaching people across the globe. It’s a powerful, powerful thing that can free Read More

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