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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Don’t leave it to chance! NewTek Tricaster powers the UK National Lottery

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. NewTek’s TriCaster has been around long enough that most of us have seen their amazing demonstrations at trade shows around the globe …read more

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EditShare Releases Lightworks Version 11.5 for Linux and Windows

EditShare is proud to announce the release of Lightworks 11.5, its popular cross-platform editing software, which now includes some major changes to the Pro and Free versions …read more

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

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, schools, corporate video departments, small organizations and communities, video bloggers, and independent producers unprecedented access to the same production capabilities used by major networks – […]

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

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. Thankfully then, they do exist. […]

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Short film shot on RED in 4k edited on Macbook Pro using Adobe Premiere Pro software

Malaysian-born filmmaker debuts short film at Sundance Diffan Norman is not just a filmmaker, he’s a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and designer. His nine minute short film Kekasih, which won the Audience Choice Award at Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Norman credits his Adobe workflow with helping him […]

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High-end iMac or entry-level Mac Pro?

Entry-level Mac Pro makes for a tempting proposition for power users Now that the long-awaited redesigned Mac Pro has reached the market, Mac power users have something of a dilemma when it comes to choosing a powerful Mac for the home. …read more

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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 …read more

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Product Review: Areca 8050 Thunderbolt RAID

This is a fast, capable Thunderbolt drive that is unnecessarily difficult to set up. As long as you allow time for setup – or have someone else set it up for you – the storage and performance will be worth the effort. One of my BIG frustrations with Thunderbolt as a protocol is that there […]

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Sorenson Squeeze 9 – The Best Video Encoder Just Got Better. Special offers and upgrades now available

The Best Video Encoder Just Got Better & More Affordable! Sorenson Squeeze 9 Specials Available Now through 2/14/14 at Videoguys.com Upgrade to Sorenson Squeeze 9 Pro from ANY version of Sorenson Squeeze for only $149 now through 2/14/14. This is a savings of as much as $350 and is the best upgrade offer ever made! […]

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The Most (and Least) Reliable Hard Drive Brands

Backblaze uses 25,000 hard drives for its online backup service. This has provided some interesting information, such as how long hard drives are likely to last and the difference in reliability between enterprise and consumer drives. Today, Backblaze has spilled the beans on which drive manufacturers are the most reliable. …read more

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