Production Hardware

Matrox Monarch HD Garners Four Prestigious Industry Awards at the 2013 NAB Show

April 19, 2013

Matrox New live streaming and recording appliance chosen for Best of NAB Award by StreamingMedia.com, Black Diamond Award by Digital Video magazine, STAR Award by TV Technology magazine and Video Innovation Award (VIA) by BCPVA.com MONTREAL – April 18, 2013 — Matrox® Video today announced that Matrox Monarch HD™, a small, easy-to-use video streaming and Read More

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Grass Valley Wins STAR Award at NAB Show 2013 for GV Director Integrated Nonlinear Live Production Center

April 16, 2013

(Las Vegas, Nevada–April 15, 2013) Grass Valley® has been awarded a 2013 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award at NAB Show 2013 in Las Vegas for its GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production Center. Combining the power of a switcher, multiviewer, graphics, and effects, GV Director brings a dynamic new paradigm to live productions of all Read More

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NAB 2013 Schedule and “something very special” coming to this blog Part II

April 3, 2013

By Vincent Laforet Every year there’s ONE event I try not to miss: the NAB Show in Las Vegas where you’ll find EVERY single video accessory all the way up to full sized helicopters inside the convention center.     It’s one of the largest conventions of the year in Vegas. I’m also very excited Read More

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NAB 2013: Matrox Announces Line of Updated Products

doddlemeNEWS by James DeRuvo Matrox is set to announce and showcase a list of cool video capture products that will not only provide for multiple viewer supports and scan conversion, but also streaming production for live video on the web.  Let’s take a look at what’s coming to NAB: First, there’s the Matrox VS4, their Read More

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8 Myths About Cloud Computing for Video Professionals

March 29, 2013

Aframe 1. The Cloud is just a fad Definitely not. With the rise of mobile computing through smartphones and tablets, and ever-improving internet connections, people are no longer tied to one desktop computer at their home or office. Developers recognised people now needed to be able use their software or access their information from any Read More

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San Diego Unified School District Standardizes on AJA Technology

AJA Prepares Students for Careers in Arts, Media, and Entertainment with Professionally-Equipped Broadcast and Multimedia Production Studios San Diego Unified School District’s Office of College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) is preparing students for their future – college and career ready, by providing them with relevant skills and technical knowledge to pursue careers in the Read More

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Review: Steadicam Smoothee makes your iPhone glide

Macworld by Serenity Caldwell I’ve always dabbled in filmmaking to some capacity: I’ve had various flings with movie-making throughout my school days—including a particularly-inspired history class project recreating scenes from Star Wars for a unit on democracy—and the one thing I got drilled into my head, over and over, was that your equipment mattered. Your Read More

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Convergent Design Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q. It’s a monitor but not as we know it!

XDCAM-USER.com by Alister Chapman Those clever sideways thinking engineers over in Colorado have been at it again. Convergent Design really made a huge splash with the NanoFlash miniature off-board HD recorder 5 years ago. It was the first of it’s kind and is still one of the best despite the many other off-board recorders that Read More

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Q&A with Josh Apter, Creator of The Padcaster

ProductionHub by Michael Valinsky Q: So, what exactly is The Padcaster?    A: The Padcaster is a rugged iPad case turned mobile production studio that transforms your Apple tablet into an all-in-one moviemaking machine.  This sturdy, customizable case lets videographers attach lights, mics and other filmmaking accessories and enhancements to the iPad.  Paired with the Read More

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Matrox Enhances ISO Recording Capabilities on VS4 Card

March 27, 2013

Matrox VS4 not only sends video feeds to Wirecast for streaming, it simultaneously provides ISO recording of all the original video and audio feeds to disk, which is essential for high-quality post-event editing Matrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of support for Telestream® Wirecast® 4.2.4 for Windows® and enhanced ISO recording capabilities on the Read More

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