Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

NAB2007 – ADS Tech Announces High-speed, Low-power H.264/AVC Hardware Capture Device

April 16, 2007

Converts Tapes, TV Shows and Video Files for High-quality Playback On-the-Go ADS Tech unveiled today a new power-saving H.264/AVC Video Capture Device that provides a fast, easy way to capture video from any analog source to a highly compressed, high-quality H.264/AVC video. With the new USB capture device, consumers will be able to enjoy all Read More

By Britt,

Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

NAB2007 – Focus Enhancements Adds HX Series High-Definition Video Switchers to HD Workflow Product Line-up

Four-channel and eight-channel HD-SDI video switchers provide broadcasters and video professionals with powerful live switching and effects Focus Enhancements Inc, a worldwide leader in media management and Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, today announced the latest addition to its line-up of enhanced HD workflow solutions. The new HX-1 and HX-2 high-definition video switchers provide broadcasters Read More

By Britt,

Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Nab Preview: G-Technology's Roger Mabon discusses storage

April 13, 2007

G-Technology’s Roger Mabon discusses the storage trends that have cropped up since last year’s NAB show, as well as the demand of fast storage capable of handling uncompressed HD, as well as low cost eSATA options for digital content creation. DMN: What new products will G-Technology showcase at NAB this year? Roger Mabon: G-Technology will Read More

By Britt,

Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Red Giant Software New Magic Bullet, Stu Maschwitz to Demo at NAB

San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2007 – Red Giant Software, developer of professional digital video tools, today announced new products that the company will unveil at NAB in Las Vegas from April 16-19, 2007. The product line up includes a new line of Magic Bullet products, a new Trapcode product codenamed Flux, Instant HD Pro, Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

StoryBoard Artist 4

April 6, 2007

Digit by Michael Burns PowerProduction Software’s StoryBoard tool comes in three versions – Quick, Artist, and Artist Studio. The high-end Studio version is designed for top-end filmmakers, while the Quick version provides simple tools for knocking together basic previz. We reviewed StoryBoard Artist, which is aimed at multi-disciplined creatives working in film, TV, advertising, and Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

ADS Tech to intro new brand name at NAB 2007

April 4, 2007

DMN by John Virata The PYRO AV brand name will make its debut at Las Vegas show ADS Tech has long been helping consumers get audio/video into their PCs and out of it as finished DVDs. The company has recenly made its foray into the professional broadcast space with a new brand that will be Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Matrox MXO review

March 30, 2007

I received the Matrox MXO review unit last week, but didn’t get to test it until this weekend. Unfortunately it wasn’t a FULL test. I lack an Apple Cinema Display to test the capabilities of the MXO in that manner…so see whether or not I get a broadcast quality image on it. Which, of course, Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Edit Review: Red Giant Magic Bullet Colorista

Digital Producer by S.D. Katz NLE plug-in streamlines the color correction process. A quick look at Magic Bullet Colorista, Red Giant Software’s new color correction tool, may leave some people scratching their heads. Don’t most NLEs come with a color corrector and scopes? The answer is yes, but there are some good reasons to consider Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Datavideo Announces SE-1000 Switcher Package

March 20, 2007

With the growing popularity of HD video production, the Datavideo SE-1000 Switcher Package is an interesting and viable choice for small production companies, churches, OB vans, and corporate production departments. It supports live production using, 5 inputs (HD-SDI or SDI) plus one computer and one still frame. It also has three (HD-SDI or SDI) outputs. Read More

By Britt,

Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 Compression Suite

March 19, 2007

Studio Monthly by Derrick Freeman A Great Tool for Projects from Windows Media to Blu-ray Sorenson Squeeze packs a powerful punch. With lots of advanced features, it’s easily well worth the investment. The compression application has presets that should get novices compressing their media projects quickly. And, because you can still capture video right inside Read More

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