Computers, Production Hardware, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid’s MediaCentral Will Speed Up Your Collaborative Workflows

From RedShark News Working in a creative cloud has become the new trend for companies to improve their workflow.  Especially in a collaborative field, working in a cloud-like network makes it easier for anyone to work and share.  The most collaborative field being media, a cloud service built for those fields would be incredibly valuable Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, September 20, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

Atomos Announces Sumo M 19-Inch Monitor

As companies grow and continue to come out with new products it gets tougher to stay ahead of the curve.  Some companies will try and cram in as many new features and even design elements to try and please everyone they possibly can.  It’s rare when companies do the opposite to try and appease their Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

AJA Io 4K Plus Thunderbolt 3 I/O Device

As predicted, IBC this year as always was a hotbed of activity this year.  Not surprising of course, but AJA unveiled a few new products at this year’s IBC.  AJA has a new line of mini converters dubbed the “FiDO” line that converts “12G to fiber and vice versa”.  Also AJA is implementing price cuts Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, September 19, 2017

Computers, Production Hardware, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Artist | DNxIV Thunderbolt 3 based I/O

The Avid Artist | DNxIQ is an all-encompassing video capture, monitoring and output device.  For anyone with the space the DNxIQ as their main interface it would probably be the most useful device in your arsenal.  For those who may not have the room for such a large device, Avid once again is thinking of Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Computers, Software, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid MediaCentral for Post Accelerates Your 4K Workflow

With the growth of streaming video services, traditional broadcast companies are looking for content to keep up.  Most of those companies have started up their own on-demand app or service to compete and in most cases produce shows just for that service.  With this revolution in media, problems naturally arise.  Now that there is more Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Camera and Accessories, Computers, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

How to Use NewTek Connect Spark with 3rd-party NDI® Switchers & Shy-Progressive Cameras

NewTek is continuing to assist filmmakers with their constant eye on making live streaming easier.  Not just with the equipment they’re releasing, but with articles like these helping users use their products with othere non-NewTek devices.  This article aims to show users how to use their NewTek Connect Spark devices with varying cameras.  Mainly with Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, September 18, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Computers, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Learn Why HDR Is the Real Deal

Replicating what the human eye can see has been the main goal from cinematographers and filmmakers for years.  As the technology grows and cameras get better the images from these devices are clearer and closer to what we as humans actually see.  Barry Baverman from StudioDaily in this article shows how HDR advances have made Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,
Why HEVC H.265 Matters

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Teradek Whitepaper: Top 4 Reasons Why HEVC (H.265) Matters

From Teradek The video ecosystem is evolving, and the hot topic right now is the shift from AVC to HEVC. H.265 / High Efficiency Video Compression (HEVC) is the newest video compression standard that technology has been gradually shifting towards, and while the standard isn’t exactly new by any means (it was first ratified in Read More

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By Britt, September 14, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Computers, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

5 Ways Your Company Should Use Live Video

A company’s use of live video can help grow that business exponentially.  Whether it’s for advertising, meetings or any other application possible it’s important to use the right equipment.  Epiphan has been a leader in live video streaming technology with their Pearl and Webcaster series of products.  They’ve gone and listed the five ways company’s Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Computers, Production Hardware, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks

Roundup: 9 New Video Storage Products

Finding the right storage device for the type of work you need one for is incredibly important.  Just looking for the fastest or the biggest is a way to look, but you might be selling your needs short in the end if all factors aren’t considered.  Furthermore, going with the first device you like or Read More

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