Camera and Accessories

Sima Products Hitch USB Transfer Device for Music, Video & Photos

July 13, 2006

iLounge Originally announced back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sima Products’ Hitch is finally here – well, at least, here; it’s shipping to customers soon. As the first USB intermediary device to be marketed towards iPod owners, Hitch is capable of copying music – and potentially more – from one Read More

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REVIEW: NVIDIA QUADRO FX4500

July 11, 2006

Post by Tim Kolb DVI connections are based on a standard established in 1999, capable of handling 165 million pixels per second. When we get beyond feeding 1920×1080, 60fps, 24-bit material, we hit the limitations of the pipe. 2K resolution fits under the data rate ceiling when running at 24 fps, 24 bit…but if the 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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Review – Sonicfire Pro 4

June 2, 2006

Review by Steve Douglas The bottom line is that Sonicfire Pro 4 really does offer an unprecedented control over the feel, mix and creative input with purchased copyright free music. Sonicfire Pro 4 is one of the more user friendly applications I have ever had the pleasure to use. Learning it is a snap. Never Read More

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SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 4

May 30, 2006

DMN Product Review: by Charlie White Mood Mapping adds a new dimension to an already-powerful music creation tool A good piece of music can make or break a video production. But sometimes that’s not enough. The music has to be perfectly synchronized with the video, becoming less complicated when there are voiceover sequences. Until SmartSound Read More

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NEW VIDEO TUTORIAL: Using Smart Sound Sonicfire Pro 4

May 16, 2006

Event DV by Jan Ozer In this video tutorial, Jan Ozer details SmartSound’s high-level workflow for its new Sonicfire Pro 4, then reviews in detail how to select and customize background music tracks for a number of productions, including how to use the new Mood Mapping tool. Click on the image to watch the video Read More

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Videoguys NAB Report: Canopus / Grass Valley

May 11, 2006

Canopus / Grass Valley – big things to come! Late last year Canopus was purchased by Thomson/Grass Valley, a global player in the broadcast video market. From the beginning it was clear to us that this was a technology-based acquisition. For years Canopus engineers have been pumping out hardware and software that delivered a level Read More

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Videoguys' NAB Report: SonicFire Pro 4

May 9, 2006

Award Winning SmartSound Sonic Fire Pro 4 with Moodmapping Over the past month or so we’ve been telling you about the new version of Sonic Fire Pro 4 with Moodmapping. I’ve always been a big fan of the SmartSound soundtrack creation tools. At NAB 2006 Sonic Fire Pro 4 (SFP4) won several best of show Read More

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Videoguys NAB2006 report: Matrox

May 3, 2006

Matrox introduces RT.X2 and MXO We gave our readers a sneak peak at both these new products just prior to NAB. At the show we had the chance to learn more about them and to actually see them in action. We were blown away! Matrox has long been one of our best vendors and is Read More

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Configuring the Nvidia Quadro FX-540 professional video edition to display full screen video on a TV with AVID Xpress Pro HD.

April 14, 2006

Posted by mlimbolimbo on the Avid Xpress Pro PC support forum The Nvidia and PNY literature says that you can do this but the PDF manual isn’t all that helpful. With the extraordinary help of a PNY technical support person who will go unnamed to protect the innocent, I was able to get it all Read More

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