Production Hardware, Video Editing

Grass Valley ADVC-G Series Practical Case Study – Image Magnification (IMAG)

February 19, 2014

There are two universal problems in the live events market where IMAG (image magnification) is used to supplement the live action onstage. The first is the seemingly inevitable lip-sync delay caused by system latencies between the lenses of the cameras and the final output on the projection screens. This is especially true of smaller systems Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Broadcast Vendor M&A: Belden Buys Grass Valley for $220 Million

February 17, 2014

Devoncraft by Joe Zaller Belden has submitted a binding offer to purchase privately held Grass Valley, a leader within the broadcast market, for $220 million. The binding offer is subject to consultation with Grass Valley’s foreign labor works council, after which we will enter into a definitive agreement. Grass Valley provides innovative technologies including production Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

TriCaster Levels the Playing Field for YouTube Sports Producers

February 14, 2014

Each month, YouTube has one billion unique visitors. That’s nearly half of the Internet! This expansive medium gives YouTube partners across the globe an incredible platform to get their message out to the world. Competing with TV for viewers, daily, it becomes increasingly important for YouTube and their partners to deliver live video production at Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Welcome To The 4K Future

February 10, 2014

definition by In the first of a series of articles looking at 4k technology we look at the acquisition and perhaps more importantly at the workflow of higher resolution cameras for movies and TV. We are witnessing a new industry unwinding itself and preparing for decades of existence.” Written by this magazine ten years ago Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Roland Systems Group Introduces All-In-One VR-3EX AV Mixer

February 7, 2014

(Los Angeles, California–January 15, 2014) Roland Systems Group today announced the Roland VR-3EX, their latest All-In-One A/V Mixer that strengthens and expands a growing line-up of live production, web streaming and recording solutions. The Roland VR-3EX boasts an audio mixer, video mixer, touchscreen monitor, and USB port for streaming and recording. The unit advances the Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Don't leave it to chance! NewTek TriCaster powers the UK National Lottery

January 31, 2014

RedShark News While the rest of the world moves inexorably towards downloading shows that are available on demand, live television still has a vital place in the entertainment repertoire Technology seems to get more powerful, but paradoxically it also gets cheaper and smaller, which means that what happened thirty years ago with Desktop Publishing, in Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

$1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing Newtek TriCaster 40v2 for under $5,000!

January 30, 2014

Newtek TriCaster 40v2$1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing  Tricaster 40v2 for under $5,000! Hurry, this promo is available for a limited time. The TriCaster 40 is a complete HD multi-camera video production studio that enables anyone to create professional streaming television on a small budget. Version 2 of TriCaster 40 gives students & Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Review of the Atomos Samurai ‘Blade’ and ‘Connect’

Philip Bloom by James Miller I wish we didn’t need to have external recorders. There…I said it. They are a necessary evil. I would rather be able to record internally to the quality I need without having to resort to external devices but the reality is most cameras don’t record in a high enough quality. Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Promo, TriCaster 40 4-camera switch, conference and power points

Synthesis Multimedia Productions uses a four camera switch to produce conferences and events, including powerpoint presentations that are live edited into the final presentation. This presentation can also be streamed live to a global audience. Find out more at synthesismp.com   $1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing Newtek Tricaster 40v2 for under Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Adventures in 4K Acquisition: Assembling A Workflow with Canon’s EOS C500 and AJA's Ki Pro Quad

January 27, 2014

CreativePlanetNetwork by Jeff Greenberg Though the adoption timeline is debated, 4K is clearly the future (high resolution pun intended). In the next few years we’re going to see more high-end editorial shops and post facilities adopt 4K workflows to remain competitive in their markets. As the industry embraces the format, there are still a number Read More

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