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Tim Siglin | LandingZone, which will be available in a few weeks for $199.00 in two sizes—11" or 13" designs—mimics all the connectors of a last-generation Core2Duo MacBook Air. Read on to find out about current model MacBook Air devices, which have Thunderbolt connectors instead of mini DisplayPort connectors.
Feature - Posted 08 Feb 2012 By
The Nikon D4 is the first FX-format DSLR to output an uncompressed, clean HD signal over HDMI
Breaking News - Posted 02 Feb 2012
HyperDeck 2.0 software public beta is available to download now from the Blackmagic Design web site
Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2012
Features true hardware RAID, which provides an independent CPU and dedicated cache memory to manage the RAID volume
Breaking News - Posted 12 Jan 2012
Ron Dawson | Our industry's premier blogger and business-growth expert looks at the latest online, digital, and cloud-based solutions business, project, and customer relations management applications that will serve independent videographers as they look to systemize and grow their businesses and build a lasting and renewable client base.
Feature - Posted 05 Nov 2011 By
New 3.5-inch HDD has a quad interface specifically designed to address the large files associated with HD environments, including audio/video editing, digital photography and animation files
Breaking News - Posted 05 Oct 2011
New set of cloud services for iPhone, iPod, Mac, and PC users
Breaking News - Posted 04 Oct 2011
Highest capacity, two-drive, RAID 0 external storage device stores up to 10 hours of ProRes 422, features data transfer rates up to 10Gbps
EventDV-TV - Posted 19 Sep 2011
Anthony Burokas | The ioSafe SoloPRO and its smaller counterpart, the Solo, are drive enclosures that promise fire and water protection, including "full immersion," although I don't think anyone actually expects them to operate under water. What it means is that they'll survive a flood or the exposure to water used to put out a fire. Then, if generally intact, you should be able to reconnect the drive to your computer and access the data.
Feature - Posted 08 Sep 2011 By
Shawn Lam | The Atomos Ninja has allowed me to improve my acquisition and delivery video quality using the same video camera I've been using. The best part is that the cost to upgrade my recording is relatively low compared to the cost of a new video camera, and it exceeds the recording quality of AVCHD, the codec that has replaced HDV. I'm also not a big fan of having to media-wrangle-that is, to change and dump cards while on-site-and having a 500GB hard drive means I can record 11 hours in LT, 7.5 hours in 422, or 5 hours in HQ before I need to switch to a second hard drive.
Feature - Posted 26 Aug 2011 By
John Goolsby | If you've heard about the Sony NEX-FS100, you've probably heard it described as one of two things: a game changer or an expensive DSLR. Which is it? Neither. Sony calls this new model a "motion picture camcorder." I'll bet the company spent a lot of time trying to decide how to name this new piece of equipment, and I think it made a good call. The FS100 does not take stills, and it is not really designed for event filmmakers, but with a few minor modifications, it does a fabulous job.
Feature - Posted 26 Aug 2011 By
Stylish, white desktop design of NR710C with aluminum housing and front LCD control panel fully matches all contemporary Mac computers including Mac mini, iMac, Mac Pro and MacBook Pro
Breaking News - Posted 12 Aug 2011
Features HD-SDI playout and external power options; MSRP $1595
Breaking News - Posted 01 Aug 2011
New camera-mountable HDMI/HD-SDI digital video recorder now shipping
Breaking News - Posted 11 Jul 2011
Anthony Burokas | We all know about the value of backing up, and any external hard drive can do that just fine. But for mobile professionals, an external drive can offer more functionality, and capability than you might at first expect. The G-Technology G-DRIVE Slim is well-positioned for mobile production. Does it deliver?
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EventDV-TV - Posted 22 Jun 2011 By
PIX 220 and PIX 240 feature HDMI input and record to QuickTime, ProRes, and DNxHD
Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2011
New TriCaster HD portable live production system featuring IsoCorder technology and AirPlay support available now
Breaking News - Posted 10 Jun 2011
Marc Franklin | The best products of NAB 2011 for event videographers/filmmakers in two categories: production and postproduction.
Features - Posted 10 Jun 2011 By
8GB, 16GB, and 32GB capacities available for use with Panasonic AVCCAM line
Breaking News - Posted 31 May 2011
Following closely on the heels of EventDV announcement, EventDVLive announces its own Winners' Circle, highlight the best of NAB for video producers focusing on live production and live delivery
Feature - Posted 16 May 2011
TriCaster 850 EXTREME features revolutionary IsoCorder
Breaking News - Posted 11 May 2011
Devices record matching or continuous, lower-bit rate H.264 proxy content to complement the cameras own high-resolution content
Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2011
Shawn Lam | What happens when you deliver your event live? This is nothing new for live TV broadcasters, but more and more event video producers are being asked to perform their postproduction activities in real-time—that is, live as the event is occurring.
Feature - Posted 01 May 2011 By
Travis Cossel | If you're used to doing same-day edits--or editing with any kind of time pressure--using USB 2.0 drives, then CalDigit's new AV Drive, a new portable hard drive featuring USB 3.0 support, is going to impress you in a number of areas. Transfer of clips from CF cards alone can save you quite a bit of time with the USB 3.0 technology.
Feature - Posted 03 Apr 2011 By
Free app allows quick creation of H.264 video files for smart phones, iPad, the web, and Blu-ray
Breaking News - Posted 25 Mar 2011
New Multiformat, Camera-Mountable DVR Streamlines Production Workflows and Eliminates Transcoding by Supporting High-Quality NLE Formats Such as ProRes
Breaking News - Posted 24 Mar 2011
Rugged Exterior Provides Peace of Mind That No Footage Will Be Lost; Digital Format Speeds Editing Process From Hours To Minutes
Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2011
All New Design is Thinner, Lighter & Faster with FaceTime, Smart Covers & 10 Hour Battery
Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2011
The RackMac mini manages airflow and provides a front-panel power switch and USB port for each Mac mini
Breaking News - Posted 10 Feb 2011
Anthony Burokas | Maxell's iVDR on-camera, modular hard drive-based storage system gives you the long record time of hard drives but with removable media packs, so you can swap them out and keep the camera crews shooting. The media packs are ruggedized with internal isolation. Maxell touts operating shock tolerance of 350 Gs—something generally only possible with flash media. Plus, with the iVDR-X adapter, you get faster access to your footage than the FW 400-based FireStore or a USB 2.0 connection to anything.
Feature - Posted 29 Nov 2010 By
Designed for rapid, remote deployment via disk imaging. Discounted pricing of $70 per seat is sold in units of 10
Breaking News - Posted 28 Oct 2010
New RAIDBank5 Offers Speed, Capacity & Reliability for SMB Professionals with Mission Critical Data at an Affordable Price
Breaking News - Posted 05 Oct 2010
Provides the fastest possible USB connectivity, letting consumers backup content in just seconds and take the drive, and their files, with them wherever they go
Breaking News - Posted 04 Oct 2010
Supports RAID levels 0, 1 and JBOD, supporting speeds fast enough for high definition video editing
Breaking News - Posted 21 Sep 2010
Led by the two-terabyte, USB 3.0-enabled Apollo D300, updated line of hard drives sets a new standard for personal and professional use
Breaking News - Posted 14 Sep 2010
Miniature 10-bit 4:2:2 flash disk recorder mounts easily on digital cameras and accessories
Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2010
Jan Ozer | With Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and hard disk prices dropping, it seems like a good idea to consider how a NAS device such as the QNAP TS-559 Pro could work for a videographer in a typical data-intensive environment. So here I do just that. The caveat is, however, that if you're looking for a comprehensive review of the TS-559 Pro, including an in-depth look at its advanced features, look elsewhere. Here, I'll first describe what NAS is, what its strong points are for videography studios, and how the TS-559 Pro worked for me for simple file backup roles.
Feature - Posted 31 Aug 2010 By
$99.99 introductory priced model shares existing line's test proven 285MB/s data rate performance and 7% over provisioning redundant data reliability at industry's lowest SSD price point
Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2010
Anthony Burokas | Thus far, the need for external devices to record HD footage has primarily been served by Focus Enhancements' FireStore line. However, there has been growth in the segment recently and Datavideo has entered the fray with a unique design and price point under $500. Does the Datavideo DN-60 Solid Stare CF Card Recorder give the more expensive recorders a run for their money? Let's find out.
Feature - Posted 10 Aug 2010 By
Upgrade your current HDPro to the new faster HDPro2, not only double your speed, but get a certificate for a free 1TB CalDigit AV Drive
Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2010
New I/O card is the Perfect Complement for Host of OnTheAir Suite Solutions
Breaking News - Posted 19 Jul 2010
Anthony Burokas | Sonnet has crafted a beautiful solution for rapid footage offload that gives your laptop far more connectivity, power, and capability than ever before. The system is solid, and in pure professional parlance, it does what it says it can do. The Qio is, without a doubt in my mind, the most useful professional video production accessory for a laptop-enabled tapeless live production workflow that you can get.
Feature - Posted 06 Jul 2010 By
Acuitas eliminates the traditional, serial-based, proprietary boxes within the broadcast chain by using all off-the-shelf, IT-based components and a true Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) to provide high definition playout, graphics, effects, and switching
Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2010
Marc Franklin | Every year the NAB show teems with new product announcements and trends, and it often marks the real-world debut of tantalizing new gear that was under glass a year ago. Some of what you see is too premature for primetime, some new developments look a little misguided, and others are simply mismatched with the event filmmaking world. Here's a look at what's ready, what's real, and what's most relevant to us among the most exciting products that are making their way to market following this year's show.
Features - Posted 01 Jun 2010 By
Ben Balser | MediaShare isn't as powerful as a full-fledged asset management and automation application such as Final Cut Server, which you'd be spending a lot more money on to set up and implement. MediaShare is a smaller system; it's easier to implement, and it's geared toward smaller operations or studios that need some form of cloud-based collaboration tool or a cloud-based review-and-approval tool in its most basic form.
Feature - Posted 31 May 2010 By
With iStoragePro you have control over your disk capacity, whether you want a limited amount of space with the MiniSAS verion or whether you want to drastically increase your capacity with the SAS Expander version
Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2010
The awards recognize the top new products for event videographers and filmmakers introduced at NAB in four categories: cameras, production gear, and postproduction solutions
Feature - Posted 03 May 2010
Roving reporter Shawn Lam reports from NAB in Las Vegas in this three-part EventDV-TV series
Feature - Posted 14 Apr 2010 By
"World's smallest" professional 3D-HD portable recorder/player combines two nanoFlash recorders/players, for fully-synchronized stereoscopic recording and playback
Breaking News - Posted 12 Apr 2010
The HDPro-24, is a new rack mount 24 drive RAID solution
Breaking News - Posted 06 Apr 2010
Locate Your Direct Attached Shared Storage On-Site for Editing
Breaking News - Posted 29 Mar 2010
The first model is the iR16FC4ER, the 4GB Fibre channel storage subsystem, followed by the iR16IS4ER and iR16IS2ER, the 4 port/2port iSCSI RAID solutions
Breaking News - Posted 17 Mar 2010
Direct Attached Shared Storage Technology Perfect for Final Cut Pro Users
Breaking News - Posted 15 Mar 2010
HDPro2 has all the features of the original HDPro, but with nearly double the speed, over 700MB/s sustained with RAID 5 protection
Breaking News - Posted 01 Mar 2010
Powerful RAID 5, triple interface storage solution in a 1U rack-mount form factor
Breaking News - Posted 28 Jan 2010
Featuring the portable Quad Pack for Digital Intermediary workflow benefiting the creative and content creation professionals
Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2010
DVR Offers Robust Yet Cost-Effective Multiformat Playout of Pre-Recorded Video in Live Broadcasts
The Main Event - Posted 14 Jan 2010
Server leverages the success of LaCie's award-winning 5big Network, which features five user-replaceable drives, Gigabit Ethernet, and data protection support for data integrity
Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2010
New models include Single bay 2.5" Pocket / 3.5" Dock, Dual Bay 2.5" Pocket II / 3.5" Dock II and Dual Bay with LCD screen 2.5" Pocket View / 3.5" Dock View
Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2010
New MaxNAS 4R and 8R NAS with iSCSI network appliances Provide Unified Network Storage
Breaking News - Posted 24 Dec 2009
LaCie introduces most compact 2.5" HDD on market
Breaking News - Posted 17 Dec 2009
1RU Solution Offers Cost-Effective Alternative Without Compromising on FFV's Renowned Video Quality
The Main Event - Posted 15 Dec 2009
AJA DataCalc is a free storage requirement calculator designed for video professionals and is available now as a free download from the Apple iTunes Store
Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2009
Storage capacities are now increased to 16TB on the 8-disk desktop & rackmount storage arrays and as much as 32TB on its flagship 16-disk UltraStor Professional Storage Systems which is expandable to 160TB through SAS storage expansion
Breaking News - Posted 08 Dec 2009
Innovative Adapter Allows Simultaneous Non-Linear Recording and Storage onto Rugged iVDR Drives From Numerous Camera Manufacturers
Breaking News - Posted 02 Dec 2009
Two-drive, RAID 1, protected storage solution for use with Time Capsule
Breaking News - Posted 25 Nov 2009
NXCAM family of File-based technologies Designed for Flexibility and Ease-of-Use in Professional Video Applications
Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2009
New firmware released, adding a 280 Mbps I-Frame-Only CODEC to popular nanoFlash HD/SD recorder/player
Breaking News - Posted 16 Nov 2009
Speakers include Larry Jordan, Ben Balser, Bruce Nazarian, Alexis Van Hurkman
Breaking News - Posted 05 Oct 2009
The AG-HMR10 handheld recorder and the AG-HCK10 compact camera head, which can be connected via optional cables (in 3-meter and 20-meter lengths), will be available next month at suggested list prices of $2,600 and $1,800, respectively
Breaking News - Posted 24 Sep 2009
New Final Cut Studio release now compatible with Complete Collaboration product line; EditShare FLOW, Storage Series, XStream Series and Ark support new Apple pro video applications release
Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
Ki Pro Bridges Gap Between Camera Acquisition and Post, Recording Directly to Apple ProRes 422 Codec
Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2009
New P2 Mobile Adds Enhanced Editing, Split Screen Viewing, Network Connectivity, Optional AVCHD Support and More
Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2009
Super-Durable, Hard-to-Lose 4 and 8GB Flash Drives Hang Tough
Breaking News - Posted 10 Aug 2009
The new SDXC and SDHC Memory Cards are the world's first memory cards compliant with the SD Memory Card Standard Version 3.00, UHS104, which brings a new level of ultra-fast read and write speeds to NAND flash based memory cards
Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2009
Complete storage solution for SDHC media cards that are used to record footage from the company's new GY-HM100 and GY-HM700 camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 20 Jul 2009
Free Downloadable Update Offers Improvements in CMOS Performance, Picture Quality, Flash Band Effect and More
Breaking News - Posted 13 Jul 2009
Now, with enhanced HD capability, the LaCinema Rugged HD is the first multimedia player in its class, to allow users to store and play High Definition content - on any HDTV in Full-HD 1080p resolution
Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2009
The CalDigit VR mini is an innovative, compact and bus powered two drive RAID system, supporting a quadruple interface for easy connectivity
Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2009
New software allows automated offloading and archival of digital video content
Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2009
Marc Franklin | The hottest new announcements and releases of NAB 2009 for the videography world
Features - Posted 05 Jun 2009 - June 2009 Issue By
16GB and 32GB E Series Models Available Now, High Capacity 64GB Model Ships This August
Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
An updated four-drive mini tower RAID protected storage array for video editing and content creation professionals
Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2009
iDive is a central hub for your movies and clips
Breaking News - Posted 12 May 2009
Ki Pro records files to the Apple ProRes 422 codec directly from camera and provides a new way of connecting production and post with its extensive analog and digital connectivity, delivering10-bit ProRes 422 media that is immediately available to edit within Apple's Final Cut Studio
Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2009
These professional file servers are optimized for users to instantly store, share, and back up files, from any PC or Mac on a wired or wireless network
Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2009
Fourth annual "Best of NAB" list selected by contributing editor Marc Franklin recognizes new cameras, production gear, and postproduction solutions
Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2009
Ed Wardyga | I keep hearing about fellow video professionals—especially those who specialize in weddings—lamenting the decreases in their business. Economic downturns do affect everyone, but all that is required to survive and even prosper is a willingness to do two things: diversify, and keep a keen eye out for opportunities.
Amen Corner - Posted 03 May 2009 - May 2009 Issue By
Ed Wardyga | I keep hearing about fellow video professionals—especially those who specialize in weddings—lamenting the decreases in their business. Economic downturns do affect everyone, but all that is required to survive and even prosper is a willingness to do two things: diversify, and keep a keen eye out for opportunities.
Feature - Posted 03 May 2009 By
GE's Micro-Holographic Discs will have 20 times the storage capacity of a standard Blu-ray disc and be read with systems similar to today's Blu-ray and DVD Players
Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2009
WD RE4-GP Hard Drives Further Reduce Power Consumption For Data Centers and Digital Video Production Facilities
Breaking News - Posted 20 Apr 2009
New features will be debuted at the 2009 NAB show in Las Vegas at the RSG booth (SL10420).
Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2009
Acquisition brings new core technologies to Datavideo and highly complementary products will significantly increase Datavideo's product offerings to the broadcast and professional video marketplace
Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2009
Lee Rickwood | New solutions for recording, storing, and archiving digital and high-definition video content bring the realities of a tapeless workflow closer and closer to an effective and economic working reality.
Gear & Now - Posted 09 Apr 2009 - April 2009 Issue By
Features - Posted 16 Mar 2009
Includes NewerTech Voyager Q "Quad Interface" or Voyager S2 "Dual Interface" Hard Drive Dock, Highest Capacity, Most Energy Efficient SATA Hard Drive Options up to 2.0TB, Voyager Bundles Priced from $109.99, and Intech/Prosoft/NovaStor Disk Utility Software
Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2009
1:1 HDD Cruiser is a stand alone unit that has the ability to quickly make a copy of a SATA 3.5 inch hard disk drive, making it an essential tool for quickly installing or upgrading new computer systems
Breaking News - Posted 23 Feb 2009
"World's first affordable 10-bit, 4:2:2 camera"
Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2009
The 1:5 HDD Cruiser will duplicate up to 5 HDDs simultaneously
Breaking News - Posted 02 Feb 2009
Designed by Neil Poulton, it is the most compact all-in-one rack-mounted backup appliance operating in heterogeneous ecosystems
Breaking News - Posted 28 Dec 2008
Ben Balser | Several new features make the FS-5 a significant step forward from the popular FS-4: Smaller size, lighter weight, higher-definition color screen display, navigation wheel, simplified menu system, metadata input, wireless connectivity, and metadata templates. First, I'll go over the physical improvements; then, I'll spend some time discussing the metadata functions and the reasons they're important in today's broadcast and video industry.
In the Field - Posted 26 Dec 2008 - January 2009 Issue By
New Web Site Allows Easy Downloading of These Creative Tools
Breaking News - Posted 16 Dec 2008
With Read up to 45MB/s and Write up to 31MB/s
Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2008
CalDigit RAID Card is an incredibly flexible hardware RAID solution that supports online migration and expansion
Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2008
December 2008 EventDV Table of Contents
We consulted our crack team of contributing editors and columnists on what they saw as the game-changing products and trends in the event video industry in 2008. The envelope please...
Features - Posted 01 Dec 2008 - December 2008 Issue By , , , , , , ,
New 64GB Card Boosts P2 Storage Capacity, Offers Higher Transfer Rate
Breaking News - Posted 26 Nov 2008
1TB and 640MB Models Discounted up to 40% Off Previous Prices
Breaking News - Posted 25 Nov 2008
November 2008 EventDV Table of Contents
Mac Computer Users, Creative Professionals Benefit from Large Storage, Fast Transfers
Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2008
Jan Ozer | While the Panny HPX170's P2 storage makes it an expensive choice for most event shooters, it boasts several new features that I hope will become standard in future camcorders
The Moving Picture - Posted 21 Oct 2008 - December 2008 Issue By
Building a network, adding new services
The Gadget Bag - Posted 01 Oct 2008 - October 2008 Issue By
Ben Balser | Is Final Cut Server for everyone? In a nutshell, no. A one- or two-person shop would do better to manually create a folder structure on a hard drive and use Adobe Bridge to manage its assets. But for mid-size and larger studios, broadcast stations, and environments where you have multiple people doing different jobs on multiple projects, FCSvr can be a huge timesaver and organizer. It's powerful, flexible, and really nice for a version one release.
In the Studio - Posted 01 Oct 2008 - October 2008 Issue By
Ultra-portable Media Recorder adds native file recording and ground-breaking ability to wirelessly tag media on the fly to JVC GY-HD200/201 and GY-HD251 Camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 15 Sep 2008
New ultra-portable FS-CV Media Recorder streamlines video production workflow by adding Direct To Edit Technology and breakthrough ability to tag media on the fly to Canon's XL and XH camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 15 Sep 2008
Marc Franklin | Here's a look at how Western Digital's new My Passport II 320GB portable hard drive stacks up against my trusty G-Tech as an external editing drive to take on the road.
Tutorials - Posted 15 Sep 2008 - October 2008 Issue By
Unit Combines Native File Recording with Real-Time Wireless Metadata Input
Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
KA-MR100G Media Recorder to be First JVC Native XDCAM EX File Based Device
Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
Encloses a pair of high-performance 3.5-inch SATA RAID drives to achieve 1TB, 2TB, or 3TB configurations in a stylish aluminum and steel case that fits equally well in recording studios, high-end A/V racks, and desktop or portable video editing systems
Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2008
Free Video Library Tool Lets Users Organize, Rate and View Videos
Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
Newly available networked attached storage (NAS) and media server designed specifically for easy home and small office use and is available in capacities of 500GB to 1TB
Breaking News - Posted 27 Aug 2008
Automates Secure Offloading and Backup of P2 Cards and Disks
Breaking News - Posted 21 Aug 2008
August 2008 EventDV: Features, Tutorials, Columns, and Departments.
Features - Posted 01 Aug 2008
Incorporates the design concept of the highly regarded DVX100 and features a newly developed Leica Dicomar zoom lens, providing the widest angle of any 1/3-inch camcorder
Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2008
Lee Rickwood | Some high-capacity portable storage systems for digital media assets—including graphics, photos, and digital audio and video—have been announced or released recently, bringing the ability to move large amounts of digital data easily, reliably, and conveniently.
Gear & Now - Posted 21 Jul 2008 - August 2008 Issue
Featuring Lower Cost and Large Capacities - Drives Offer A Fast Read Speed of Up to 128 MB/per sec and Write Speed Up to 80 MB/per sec
Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2008
Infinity camcorder uses a full 1920x1080, 2/3-inch X
Breaking News - Posted 14 Jul 2008
High Performance on a Budget with Top-Quality Components
Breaking News - Posted 10 Jul 2008
Sans Digital available in either eSATA/USB or both interfaces.
Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2008
New FS-5 Direct To Edit Recorder introduces groundbreaking wireless metadata technology
Breaking News - Posted 01 Jul 2008
Tim Siglin | From time to time, I get a chance to consult for one of my favorite types of clients: churches that want to move beyond their "tape libraries" and into streaming or broadcasting their services and conferences to the world. Many of those churches have already moved into putting their services online, via a podcast on iTunes. But in doing so, they've found that they don't get the full impact of allowing viewers to join with them live. Just after the mid-April National Association of Broadcasters show, I had the chance to visit one of the churches I'm working with.
Amen Corner - Posted 01 Jul 2008 - July 2008 Issue By
Marc Franklin | NAB, the annual national broadcast convention, always features a few great new products in the event videographer's wheelhouse. Here's a quick guide to the best products for our market from this year's show, divided into three parts: cameras, production support, and postproduction.
Features - Posted 01 Jul 2008 - July 2008 Issue By
Features Two 300GB 10,000RPM Drives, FireWire 800/400+USB 2.0 Interfaces Hardware RAID-1 Mirror Redundancy for Maximum Performance, Convenience, & Reliability
Breaking News - Posted 26 Jun 2008
Highly Versatile HD Recorder/Player
Breaking News - Posted 17 Jun 2008
Quality, value and performance of products lauded by customers; Company also unveils new support pricing
Breaking News - Posted 09 Jun 2008
Stephen Nathans-Kelly | Where does the skilled and diligent professional shooter and editor fit in the emergent "publish, then filter" world of the Web 2.0 era?
The Nonlinear Editor - Posted 01 Jun 2008 - June 2008 Issue By
Daniel Boswell | For years I've been waiting for a camera that would deliver high-quality HD images, shoot great in low light, include progressive capabilities, and be able to get very clean slow motion via overcranking for specialty shots. I also was looking for a tapeless workflow for Same-Day Edits--all for under $10K. On paper, Sony's new PMW-EX1 offers everything I'm looking for--but does it deliver?
In the Field - Posted 01 Jun 2008 - June 2008 Issue By
Features - Posted 28 May 2008
New Version Enables Local and Online Data Protection Coupled with Image-Based Disaster Recovery
Breaking News - Posted 20 May 2008
Sleek New My Passport Studio Drives Designed for Mac with Faster FireWire Interface and Time Machine Support
Breaking News - Posted 20 May 2008
Advanced Media's Latest Memory Card Intro Demonstrates That Size Is Important
Breaking News - Posted 12 May 2008
Anthony Burokas | Even though professional and prosumer camcorder prices haven't substantially changed over the years, the quality of the footage, and the features you have at your fingertips, have increased dramatically since the era of plubicon tubes and 3/4" tape. One the most revolutionary changes is the most recent one: the arrival of compact flash storage in mainstream HD video acquisition.
HD Today - Posted 01 May 2008 - May 2008 Issue By
New Models Offer Fastest Non PC-Based RAID 5 Performance, Energy Saving 8W CPU Power Consumption, and Enhanced NAS Applications - Creating a New NAS Experience
Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2008
Designed by Neil Poulton, the LaCie Rugged features a unique scratch-resistant aluminum shell and a shock-resistant rubber bumper to protect data against the everyday bumps, bruises and hard knocks of the real world, while protecting valuable data along the way
Breaking News - Posted 22 Apr 2008
New G-RAID Pro, G-RAID and G-RAID mini External Disk Arrays Offer High Performance, Affordable Storage Solutions for an All-Digital Workflow
Breaking News - Posted 18 Apr 2008
New Docking Media Recorder Combines Solid State and Hard Disk Recording
Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
New FS-100 250GB model offers industry's longest record time for portable field DVCPRO HD acquisition in P2 or QuickTime file formats
Breaking News - Posted 07 Apr 2008
Equipped with WD GreenPower Hard Drives, Quad Interface and RAID 0 (Striped), New Dual-drive External Storage Systems Deliver a Perfect Blend of Maximum Performance and Power Savings
Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2008
Marshall Levy, who wrote our compact flash test results article, is finding issues with the lenses that adorn the latest HDV camcorders from Sony--the HVR-Z7U and the HVR-S270.
Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2008
Free software upgrades include the "FileCopy" and "Short Image file" software
Breaking News - Posted 01 Apr 2008
Shawn Lam | Sony'z Z7U is the best camera for the event video market today. It has the picture quality of the Canon XH A1, the low-light sensitivity of the Sony DSR-PD170, the interchangeable lenses of the JVC GY-HD110, the flash recording capabilities of the Sony XDCAM EX1, and none of the CMOS problems of the Sony HVR-V1U.
Feature - Posted 30 Mar 2008 By
J2K Compression Records High-Definition Video at Quality Comparable to Camera Signal
Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2008
NEW Technology, NEW Extension, and NEW Internet Sharing make for a NEW NAS Experience for Small/Medium Business and Technology Savvy Consumers
Breaking News - Posted 21 Mar 2008
Jan Ozer | Most computers moved to internal Serial ATA (SATA) drives a few years ago. With a theoretical transfer rate of about 3.0GB per second, SATA is more than sufficient for DV and HDV editing, and external SATA (eSATA) extends this speed to external drives.
Feature - Posted 20 Mar 2008 By
Award-winning line just got even better for '08; new models boast hardware and software enhancements for brilliant slide digitization
Breaking News - Posted 18 Mar 2008
Lee Rickwood | Portability is crucial to event videography. We shoot, edit, and deliver quality programming on-site almost as much or more than we do from a home or studio setup. This month we'll revisit the portable production theme with a look at solutions for storing and transporting digital media.
Feature - Posted 07 Mar 2008 By
Corsair GT USB Drive Provides Up To 4X Faster Transfer Speeds than Standard USB Drives
Breaking News - Posted 28 Feb 2008
Upgrade to 4.0GB for Less than 1/4 Cost of the Apple Factory Option
Breaking News - Posted 27 Feb 2008
Rhozet Carbon Coder will provide real-time transcoding of HD material using the AVC-Intra codec as a standard feature
Breaking News - Posted 18 Feb 2008
Portable, camera-mountable, self-powered digital video (DV) capture and storage solution now capable of capturing HDV, in addition to standard DV footage, that dramatically accelerates the video post-production process
Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2008
Permits Over an Hour of DVCPRO HD or AVC-Intra 100 on a Single P2 Card
Breaking News - Posted 13 Feb 2008
Lightweight, Rugged Drives Offer Read Speed Up to 68 MB/per sec and Write: Up to 50MB/per sec
Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2008
The Image Server Component for Final Cut Pro provides IMX (MPEG-2) file compatibility, and direct file transfer between 360 Systems' MAXX servers, and Apple's Final Cut Pro editing systems
Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2008
USB Drives Have Capacity to Hold Over 16 Full-Length High-Definition Movies or an Entire Season of a TV Series
Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2008
2.5-inch Little Disk is available in either USB 2.0 or USB 2.0 and FireWire 400, while the rugged is available in USB 2.0 and a USB 2.0, FireWire 400, and FireWire800 version for speedier data transfers
Breaking News - Posted 03 Jan 2008
Customers who buy a new HVX200 from an authorized U.S. Panasonic reseller will receive one 16GB P2 card (a $900 value) and a copy of The HVX Book by Barry Green included inside the box at the time of purchase
Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2007
Newly Patented Technology Covers Award-Winning Line of CitiDISK DV/HDV/DVCPRO HD Tapeless Acquisition Recorders
Breaking News - Posted 06 Dec 2007
Tim Siglin | A growing number of churches are looking for ways to capture audio and video, and then project that content onto large screens. For those seeking to combine all those elements into a recording for archiving or streaming, this column will describe rich media recording (which may also include text and graphics) and how to integrate it into your worship program.
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New capacity, connectivity and configurations enhance workflow capabilities
Breaking News - Posted 28 Nov 2007
Password Protected and Hardware Encrypted Storage Solution Added to the Aegis Family
Breaking News - Posted 28 Nov 2007
New partners include FujiFilm, For-A, Omneon, Thomson
Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2007
New HDV Camcorders Offer Interchangeable Lenses, Native Progressive Recording and "Hybrid" Media Flexibility
Breaking News - Posted 14 Nov 2007
Affordable, Point-and-Shoot HD Camcorder Offers Benefits of SD Card--Solid-State Recording with Professional Audio Flexibility
Breaking News - Posted 31 Oct 2007
Consumer Digital Content Creation Drives Demand for Data Backup and Increasing HDD Storage Capacity
Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2007
Qualified Memory Kits for Apple Xserve Are Now Priced as Low as $62.19 per GB; 16GB Kits Priced 1/4th Less - 32GB Priced 1/5th Less than Factory
Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2007
Blazing Fast Transfer Rates and Reliable Storage For Photographers
Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2007
Full-Size Two-Hour VTR Offers Expanded Recording and Conversion Capabilities
Breaking News - Posted 10 Oct 2007
Compatible with all computer types
Breaking News - Posted 06 Oct 2007
Anthony Burokas | At a recent event held at Sony Pictures in NYC, Sony treated the press to a hands-on experience with their XDCAM EX and HD1000U camcorders. Both can record HDV, but the similarities end there.
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Marc Smiler | The iPhone breaks new ground with its style, intuitive design, user-focusec software, and multimedia savvy. The ability to sync contacts with your address book is a great feature, and mobile email is generally a positive, though its functionality is limited. And the widescren iPhone is simply better for viewing video than fullscreen devices like the Treo.
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The fastest RAID 3/5/6 protected disk storage in its class, a redundant high performance cost effective solution for video editing professionals.
Breaking News - Posted 04 Oct 2007
New RAID-0,5 Storage Solutions with Multi-Interface Connectivity
Breaking News - Posted 03 Oct 2007
Brings the Most Powerful & Affordable SAS-to-SAS/SATA Storage to the Market
Breaking News - Posted 18 Sep 2007
New 1080p Solid-State Camera Offers Full Raster 1920 x 1080 Recordings with Faster-than-Ever On-set Workflow
Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2007
Matrox Video and Enhance Technology deliver real-time HD Editing Solution
Breaking News - Posted 08 Sep 2007
Deliveries to begin in November
Breaking News - Posted 07 Sep 2007
Maxell 8cm single layer Blu-ray BD-R and BD-RE are compatible with the latest Blu-ray camcorders providing a recording capacity of 7.5 GB allowing the disc to store one hour of full high-definition picture quality at 1920 x 1080 pixels
Breaking News - Posted 07 Sep 2007
Offers Field P2 HD Viewing/Playback/Recording and Extensive System I/O
Breaking News - Posted 31 Aug 2007
Ben Balser | Here we take a detailed look at Veescope Live, HD Monitor, and ScopeBox, three of the most practical video production software products on the market for the Mac platform. These software production field monitors serve the same purpose in the Mac arena as Adobe OnLocation.
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Record-Capacity, Record-Performance SATA Drives Deliver Enterprise-Class Reliability
Breaking News - Posted 29 Aug 2007
FireWire/USB2 Plug & Play Blu-ray Burners Now Priced Starting at $499.99
Breaking News - Posted 23 Aug 2007
High-end 200GB 7,200 RPM Family and Free-Fall Sensor Options Highlight Extensive 2.5-inch Technology Lineup
Breaking News - Posted 21 Aug 2007
Latest Addition to the HX Series Features Eight HD-SDI or SD-SDI Inputs, Along with Superior Quality Video Switching, Chroma Key and Effects
Breaking News - Posted 20 Aug 2007
Ingenious new mounting system for adding Sony’s HVR-DR60 portable hard disk recorder
Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2007
3-inch Recordable and Rewriteable Discs Provide One Hour of Continuous Video Recording in High-Definition (1920×1080i) for BD Camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Discs enable long-duration filming of approximately 60 minutes with full high-definition picture quality which has 1920 x 1080 pixels
Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
MOTU V3HD FireWire Video Interface Provides Comprehensive HD/SD Capture, Playback, and Conversion
Breaking News - Posted 30 Jul 2007
Lee Rickwood | A number of new products are providing dedicated solutions for the live recording, editing, and mixing of audio/video and computer content—and not just in standard definition, but in HDV and HD as well.
Feature - Posted 30 Jul 2007
Breakthrough technology includes live, multi-channel virtual sets with unprecedented realism for broadcast and web stream producers
Breaking News - Posted 26 Jul 2007
Includes Ridata Yego, Twister, Slider, Junior, and Shark USB Drives
Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2007
First professional multi-interface, desktop RAID array designed for today's digital lifestyle
Breaking News - Posted 19 Jul 2007
Rugged four-channel HD video switcher offers superior-quality video switching and effects to meet the highest broadcast standards
Breaking News - Posted 11 Jul 2007
New capacities available for Dulce's Quad and Duo Quad family series of product with RAID level 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 and JBOD level of protection now available in 6TB and 8TB
Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2007
High-Definition AG-HPX500 Ships with High End Features Never Before Offered In This Price Range
Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2007
New card features higher capacity and lower cost
Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2007
New storage solution allows for the universal connectivity of FireWire 400, 800, and USB 2.0 without the need of additional cards
Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2007
Performance-Tuned Array Delivers Industry's Highest Capacity eSATA Solution for Digital Video Environments
Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2007
Hugh Bennett | For similar money to Pioneer's BDR-101A, the PX-B900A offers more features including dual-layer BD-R/RE burning, superior blank media support, and CD reading and writing abilities, as well as a functional software suite. That said, it's still early in the game and BD recorders of all stripes need time to mature and reach an affordable price level to attract a larger audience. But Plextor has made a good start.
Feature - Posted 26 May 2007 By
Plug-n-Play, Built for High-Performance Data Transfer & Storage for Audio and Video Production
Breaking News - Posted 09 May 2007
Two-day P2 Workflow Workshops Showcase Vast Benefits of Tapeless Workflow
Breaking News - Posted 09 May 2007
Event will feature product demonstrations from some of the most respected presenters in the industry. GraVT Expo is for everyone, weather you are producing home movies, wedding videos, corporate, or broadcast video, SD or HD you will see a product that works for you.
Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2007
Event will feature product demonstrations from some of the most respected presenters in the industry. GraVT Expo is for everyone, weather you are producing home movies, wedding videos, corporate, or broadcast video, SD or HD you will see a product that works for you.
Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2007
OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro "Quad Interface" 1.0TB external drive solution provides high performance and flexibility via FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and eSATA interface ports
Breaking News - Posted 01 May 2007
Tim Kennelly | The MacroSystem HDV Recorder ($1,999) is capable of recording, archiving, exporting, and displaying HDV footage. Key features such as real-time, de-interlaced, full-resolution HDV display on small, inexpensive monitors; removable/exchangeable hard drives; simultaneous export of lossless HDV footage from both FireWire jacks; and pass-through capability when configured between HDV cams, decks, and NLE systems underscore the potential of this unit.
Feature - Posted 24 Apr 2007 By
REV PRO-SX Delivers Upscaled HD Recording With the Benefits of the Grass Valley Removable REV PRO Digital Media Drive
Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2007
TriCaster STUDIO Is First Sub-$10K Portable Live Production & Virtual Set System
Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2007
AJA Io HD Natively Supports Apple's New ProRes 422 Format Enabling Portable HD editing on MacBook Pro and Mac Pro
Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2007
Complete Asset Management & Workflow Automation for Final Cut Studio 2
Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2007
Will showcase its revolutionary HD workflow, from acquisition and editing to distribution, display, and management at NAB2007
Breaking News - Posted 12 Apr 2007
3.5" SpinPoint S166 hard drives urrently shipping in 80GB and 160GB capacities, to be available worldwide in April
Breaking News - Posted 04 Apr 2007
The VC-200HD and VC-300HD offer bi-directional conversion and scaling between component SD/HD, HDV/DV, DVI and with the VC-300HD model, SD/HD-SDI
Breaking News - Posted 28 Mar 2007
Jan Ozer | A Canon-specific version of Focus' popular FS-4 Pro HD direct disk recorder, the FS-C is a feature-rich, high-capacity, high-performance unit that offers excellent control of Canon's new XH A1, extremely reliable HDV support, and seamless direct-to-edit operation with Windows and Mac NLEs.
Feature - Posted 28 Mar 2007 By
Todd Gillespie | With the ability to monitor all aspects of your video, as well as recording directly to disk, it's easy to see how valuable ScopeBox would be out on location. And it's the only tool of its kind for Mac OS. What's more, by integrating ScopeBox into your NLE, you can have accurate, instant feedback on the quality of your video.
Feature - Posted 28 Mar 2007 By
Lee Rickwood | I didn't come across any old Indian Head test cards during testing, but the DV Rack HD 2 package does reproduce the features, functions, and even the looks of top-notch video monitoring, analysis, and recording gear that used to be found in every self-respecting TV studio or post-production facility. Thanks to DV Rack, it's all in the PC!
Features - Posted 28 Mar 2007
Cross-platform suite integrates video editing, audio, effects, graphics, and multimedia tools, with Blu-ray authoring added to Encore CS3; inclusion of On Location (nee DV Rack) and Ultra CS3 boon to corporate producers; Flash CS3 Pro bundled/integrated as well
Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2007
New HD version of portable "all-in-one" studio for live content creation
Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2007
Shared network resource offers a dramatically new approach to SDI video capture
Breaking News - Posted 22 Mar 2007
nanoConnect esigned for use with HDV and AVCHD camcorders/decks and other unencrypted HDMI/DVI sources
Breaking News - Posted 22 Mar 2007
Watch Internet-Delivered Movies, Movie Trailers, TV Shows, Music, Podcasts & Photos on Your Widescreen TV
Breaking News - Posted 21 Mar 2007
New software burns files to CD-R and DVD-R as damage-resistant “master copies”
Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2007
Combines a hard disk drive with a OneNAND Flash cache and Microsoft’s ReadyDrive software, offering faster boot and resume times, increased battery life and greater reliability compared to traditional magnetic media technology
Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2007
Also Announces New 32GB P2 Card to be Available by Year's End
Breaking News - Posted 20 Feb 2007
P2 Gear also offers backup recording of high definition and standard definition content for applications ranging from broadcast production to independent filmmaking
Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2007
Utilizes Advanced AVCHD (H.264) Compression and Records on an SDHC Memory Card
Breaking News - Posted 05 Feb 2007
Tim Siglin | While none of the consumer products I saw at CES and Macworld this year has all the features of its professional siblings, let’s take a few minutes to explore four areas of consumer equipment that might be of interest to your house of worship: cameras, displays, digital signage, and streaming media.
Feature - Posted 02 Feb 2007
Adds Robust Features for MXF Repair, Searching, and Printing
Breaking News - Posted 31 Jan 2007
Version 3.0 firmware upgrade streamlines workflow for Final Cut Pro Users with native QuickTime support and more than doubles record time with native 720p support
Breaking News - Posted 31 Jan 2007
Mobilizes Volumes of Digital Data for Access on Any Computer with a USB Port
Breaking News - Posted 10 Jan 2007
New products include Blu-ray Drive, Ethernet Big Disk, Ethernet RAID, and more
Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2007
The First Full-Featured Video Monitoring and Disk Recording Software Suite for the Mac
Breaking News - Posted 03 Jan 2007
Features 120GB capacity, integrated media conversion capability
Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2006
Office to provide media, duplication systems, integrated solutions, storage, and labeling and shrinkwrap services
Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2006
Feature - Posted 01 Dec 2006
2/3" Full Production-Quality P2 HD Camcorder to be Available in January
Breaking News - Posted 30 Nov 2006
Transfers Favorite Movies, TV Shows for Playback on Video iPods, PSPs, Mobile Phones Up to Five Times Faster than Real Time
Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2006
Recorders connect via FireWire with the HDX900 for simultaneous camera-controlled recording of both DVCPRO100 HD video as well as DVCPRO50 and DV25 SD video
Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2006
EZ Bus DTC enables desktop and laptop users to instantly add up to 500GB backup and storage capabilities
Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2006
RIDATA-Brand Product Provides Advanced, Unsurpassed Biometric Verification For User Authenticity and Secure Data Storage Purposes
Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2006
FS-4 line features new design, HD capability, and extended recording with up to 7.5 hours of DV/HDV record time
Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2006
Anthony Burokas | A full-fledged PC designed to make DVD recording as simple and straightforward as set-top DVD decks, but with greater flexibility, DVD Shop is a very powerful tool if you intend to use it to its full ability. However, if you don't need the advanced features DVD Shop provides, there are software-only packages that can handle each aspect of what DVD Shop does and are not tied to a piece of hardware.
Feature - Posted 27 Oct 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | As technology and formats evolve, so will your video archiving options. The most important decision is not which format you choose, but rather how you implement it and what migration path you will have in place as technology progresses.
Feature - Posted 26 Oct 2006 By
Anthony Burokas | As we move to HD production and delivery, editing will continue to happen in the edit suite, of course. But in the showroom, the home theater personal computer (HPTC)--with everything in one, component-shaped box--is the way to go, and at present, Apple seems to be moving--and pushing its users--in the wrong direction.
Feature - Posted 25 Oct 2006 By
Sony Previewed New 60GB Removable Hard Drive at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam
Breaking News - Posted 04 Oct 2006
New DTE Technology file format allows HDV camcorder owners to import clips directly into Apple Final Cut Pro 5 using Direct To Edit Technology
Breaking News - Posted 04 Oct 2006
Firmware Upgrade Optimizes VTR for Final Cut Pro Update 5.1.2 Adds 720/60p and 720/50p Record & Playback Capability
Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2006
Hard drive series up to 500GB features interface speeds up to 3Gbps—twice as fast as LaCie’s first-generation SATA I 1.5Gbps drives
Breaking News - Posted 29 Sep 2006
Comes in three models: Dual Multi-Lane and Single Multi-Lane PCI-Express and PCI-X
Breaking News - Posted 26 Sep 2006
Marc Franklin | In testing, both the G-RAID and G-DRIVE-mini proved real troopers. The 500GB G-RAID enclosure performed flawlessly using both FireWire 400 and 800 connections, and I highly recommend it. The G-DRIVE-mini worked perfectly on direct FireWire 800 connections from G-Tech’s optional FireWire 800 card in my HP Xeon Workstation. All in all, based on its size, stamina, and overall value, I highly recommend the G-DRIVE-mini—especially if you travel.
Feature - Posted 26 Sep 2006 By
Easy to use, full-featured teleprompting software now compatible with Mac OS
Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
Practical mounting system for adding a FireStore FS-4 or FS-100 to the Panasonic HVX-200 and other popular HDV/DV camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
New Portable HD VTR Offers Extensive Editing Capabilities
Breaking News - Posted 14 Sep 2006
New decoder enables multiple NLE software to read full-resolution MXF files generated by the Panasonic HVX200 camcorder
Breaking News - Posted 13 Sep 2006
New version delivers advanced features to enhance the shooting process plus offers an HD version to support high-definition cameras
Breaking News - Posted 13 Sep 2006
Second generation in the Quick Capture A2D product line, features a removable hard disc drive cartridge and HDV recording via the 1394 connection
Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2006
Tim Siglin | NewTek's TriCaster Pro builds on the solid base of the initial TriCaster but adds features that make it worthy of use in a pro environment. The $6,995 price point positions the product at the very low end of pro equipment, but the features rival mid-range pro products.
Feature - Posted 05 Sep 2006 By
Built for All Weather Performance, the RIDATA Branded Solid-State Product Features Fast and Accurate Data Transfer
Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2006
Measuring about twice the width of current USB sticks, though thinner and shorter, new TrekStor Model CS-D stick available and shipping in 6GB & 8GB models
Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2006
Improved, lower-cost P2 drive with IEEE1394b and USB 2.0 for Mac and PC users
Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2006
Optimizing the performance of the new family of SD and HD NLE products with industry-leading IT storage solutions
Breaking News - Posted 20 Jul 2006
Aegis Mini 1.8-inch external storage solution for MAC and PC users first available product of Aegis family suite
Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2006
Apple's Final Cut Pro to support native XDCAM HD editing; Sony & Apple to embark on 12-city tour
Breaking News - Posted 05 Jul 2006
Next-generation editBOX line of professional external disk arrays now include latest port-multiplier technology
Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2006
Ben Balser | The VX2000 and PD170 may be the kings of wedding videography, But for industrial and commercial work, they don’t hold a candle to the Panasonic HVX200, a “digital film” camera at a price that independent producers can afford. Adding a compatible, high-capacity DDR like the FS-100 offers even more versatility.
Feature - Posted 28 Jun 2006 By
Ed Wardyga | Thanks to an ever-growing range of gadgets designed to take advantage of USB connectivity, your USB port may help you solve an array of computer problems or limitations.
Feature - Posted 27 Jun 2006 By
Anthony Burokas | Will the so-called "tapeless workflow" banish tape from video acquisition and editing? Don't count on it.
Feature - Posted 27 Jun 2006 By
FireStore FS-C HD60 and FS-C HD100 will mount directly to Canon’s XL H1 HD camcorder to provide tapeless acquisition and DTE capabilities for video professionals
Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2006
ViewCast’s compact encoder creates streaming content for Internet TV and mobile video devices
Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2006
New carrying case for external FireWire or USB hard drives
Breaking News - Posted 02 Jun 2006
Tim Siglin | Houses of worship in all shapes and sizes face issues of recording and transmitting their message. Some spread the word (or Word) by tape, some by CD, some across radio and cable television. Yet those in the super-large, or “mega-church,” category, face several other challenges that most houses of worship don’t face. Let’s look at a few of these.
Feature - Posted 31 May 2006 By
Elizabeth Welsh | Super 8 film can add beauty and nostalgia to your your productions. Here, five videographers consider whether Super 8 can transcend what they can create with digitally produced film-look effects, and share how they utilize film to achieve stunning results.
Feature - Posted 31 May 2006 By
Edit and transfer movies, videos, and slideshows to any mobile device
Breaking News - Posted 26 May 2006
New external hard drive compatible with PC, Mac, and Linux systems
Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2006
$1,200 S-Video/composite Chromakey demo'd in "real-world scenario"
Breaking News - Posted 09 May 2006
Marc Franklin | Here's a list of 12 products that debuted at NAB 2006 and are poised to make a major impact in our industry over the next year, and a brief explanation of why they made the list.
Feature - Posted 05 May 2006 By
New portable digital video recorder promises top-quality production results
Breaking News - Posted 19 Apr 2006
Supports Panasonic’s DVCPRO HD format, records up to 100Mb/s directly from AG-HVX200 handheld camcorder
Breaking News - Posted 19 Apr 2006
SpectSoft's RaveHD 2.0 is off to NAB
Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2006
New Cumulus add-on helps enterprises find, manage and stream video files as well as individual video shots
Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2006
Highly anticipated Direct To Edit Recorder brings DTE Technology, extended record time, and seamless integration to the JVC GY-HD100/HD101 camcorder
Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2006
Compact, Go-Anywhere USB Hard Drive makes it easy to create a portable working environment
Breaking News - Posted 14 Mar 2006
Dramatically reduces the “wait time” users experience when converting a PC-based video
Breaking News - Posted 09 Mar 2006
Digital Shift Recorder (DSR-100) targets portable/body-worn applications
Breaking News - Posted 09 Mar 2006
Monthly benefit auctions planned
Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2006
New product line expands company's leadership in real-time storage systems for professional content creators
Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2006
Latest in line of advanced digital video converters
Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2006
Versatile MVP 9120 digital camera companion stores up to 40,000 photos, 120 movies, or 40,000 songs
Breaking News - Posted 27 Feb 2006
Offers the flexibility of USB 2.0 or IEEE 1394b interfaces for high-speed transfers
Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2006
Digital Photo Album with 3.6” LCD securely saves photos on the road in its 40GB & 80GB portable hard drives, records voice and video
Breaking News - Posted 10 Feb 2006
5400RPM disk drive with 8MB cache available in FW 800, FW 400, and USB 2.0 versions
Breaking News - Posted 27 Jan 2006
Jeff Sauer | CES 2006 offered another glimpse at the future of optical media, this time the high definition-capable replacement for DVD. But that future doesn't look very bright at all.
Feature - Posted 20 Jan 2006 By
Anthony Burokas | After a fast and powerful CPU, the next thing any video editor needs is storage. So we brought in a few of the hard drives designed to match the Mac mini to see how they, um, stacked up: the Maxelerate from WiebeTech, the MiniMate from Micronet, the Mini from LaCie, and the MiniStack from NewerTechnology.
Feature - Posted 04 Jan 2006 By
Drive will store up to 25 gigabytes of information on a single layer Blu-ray Disc, expected to begin shipping in Q1 2006
Breaking News - Posted 01 Jan 2006
New page devoted to mountable hard disk recorder
Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2005
Offers HD And SD recording, From DVCPRO HD To DV, and variable frame rates for creating slow- and fast-motion effects
Breaking News - Posted 10 Dec 2005
FireStore FS-100 Supports Panasonic’s DVCPRO HD Format, Records Streams Up to 100Mbps Directly from HVX-200 Camera
Breaking News - Posted 08 Dec 2005
For many of us—early adopters or not—2005 was the Year of HDV. But there was much more to 2005 than HDV. We saw scads of significant products released that had nothing to do with HDV and of course, event and corporate videographers the world over continuing to do dazzling, innovative, and effective everyday work with or without HDV. To provide readers with a highly subjective "Year in Review" report, we asked EventDV's many esteemed and opinionated columnists and contributing editors to reflect on the new products they saw in 2005 and tell us what struck them as the most exciting, and the biggest boon to their own work.
Feature - Posted 01 Dec 2005
12 Columnists and Contributing Editors choose 17 essential products for videographers released in 2005
Breaking News - Posted 30 Nov 2005
Here’s a sneak preview of EventDV’s Editor’s & Columnists picks for Best of 2005. The complete list will be revealed in the December 2005 issue.
Feature - Posted 27 Nov 2005 By
Works like a large P2 card while writing to a shock-mounted on-board hard drive
Breaking News - Posted 25 Nov 2005
DVD TransPro offers custom DVD templates and graphic overlay during capture
Breaking News - Posted 17 Nov 2005
Lee Rickwood | Think about using a router, distribution amplifier, or other switching device when you need to move audio and video around in today's multi-format production environment.
Feature - Posted 14 Nov 2005 By
30GB Dual-Layer HD DVD-R Discs Confirms Larger Capacity
Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2005
Lee Rickwood | Because analog-to-digital converters have an important role to play in the edit suite, at the dubbing station, and even on location, we'll take a look at some poplar and functional outboard hardware devices for converting analog video into digital data.
Feature - Posted 16 Sep 2005 By
Portable hard disk unit for rapid transfer of P2 content
Breaking News - Posted 12 Aug 2005
New dvBOX FireWire800 desktop solutions feature capacities ranging from 160GB single-drive units to 1TB dual-drive RAID arrays
Breaking News - Posted 29 Jul 2005
500GB Hitachi Deskstar hard drives provide advanced storage features
Breaking News - Posted 29 Jul 2005
Line of scalable solutions facilitate acquisition, editing, mixing, distribution, and now Digital Asset Management
Breaking News - Posted 26 Jul 2005
Introduces editBOXT eSATA video disk array solutions
Breaking News - Posted 22 Jul 2005
Combines bitstream syntax analysis, bitstream standards conformance, encoder performance feedback, statistical bitrate/compression diagnostics and comparative picture analysis tools
Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2005
OneTouch II, FireWire 800 Edition features a triple Interface and backup capabilities
Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2005
New Everio G Series ships with 20GB and 30GB hard drives
Breaking News - Posted 15 Jun 2005
Prototype doubles current Blu-ray storage capacity by adding two 25GB layers
Breaking News - Posted 14 Jun 2005
RD-XS54 Multi-Drive to debut in August
Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2005
Mini Drive Kit Converts user’s HDD to a hot-swappable USB 2.0 drive
Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2005
Announces FieldPro DVR, Mini DVR Pro On-Body DVR, and Digideck PC
Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2005
VRD-VC20 adds FireWire, DVD-R/RW support, lists for $299
Breaking News - Posted 26 Apr 2005
Provides simple, affordable Betacam-to-DV video conversion and audio management solution for mobile user
Breaking News - Posted 25 Apr 2005
Large-screen displays feature ClearPicture electronics and professional design
Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2005
Apace vStor storage systems enables real-time collaborative FCP based Video editing for multi-stream DV, HDV, SD and compressed HD editing over Gigabit Ethernet LAN workgroups with RAID protection
Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2005
New Direct To Edit disk recorder for DV camcorders with support for Avid and Pinnacle
Breaking News - Posted 08 Apr 2005
U320S and U320RX storage arrays now sold with VelocityHD turnkey editing systems
Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2005
New 3-chip model with 4-channel audio and "true" 24p
Feature - Posted 01 Apr 2005 By
Featuring Direct To Edit Technology, FireStore FS-4 HD maintains an HD signal from acquisition and editing to distribution and broadcast
Breaking News - Posted 14 Mar 2005
Designed to extend computer-generated video for remote-powered performance
Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2005
DVR comes with internal 80 GB hard drive
Breaking News - Posted 25 Feb 2005
New asset storage and retrieval solutions
Breaking News - Posted 12 Feb 2005
Broadens transcoding and workflow automation for Apple creative and broadcast communities
Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2005
Focus Enhancements' latest Firestore FS model now available through Canon for Canon prosumer camcorders
Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2005
New uncompressed HD and SD hard disk recorders
Breaking News - Posted 31 Jan 2005
Stephen F. Nathans|Sony’s DVDirect knocked my socks off like no product I’ve seen in years. Billed as a product that combines the capabilities of standalone and desktop DVD recorders, DVDirect’s best feature is its ability to record live video to DVD as you shoot it. It boasts excellent image quality and limited but functional DVD menu creation. It’s also a rock-solid desktop burner, promising and delivering state-of-the-art high-speed DVD±R/RW and 4X double-layer DVD+R DL.
Feature - Posted 20 Jan 2005 - July 1999 [Volume 8, Issue 7] Issue By
New high-capacity drive optimized for professional video/audio programs
Breaking News - Posted 18 Jan 2005
Vote for your favorite production & post-production tools in 15 categories
Feature - Posted 17 Jan 2005 - July 1999 [Volume 8, Issue 7] Issue
Includes 2TB RAID subsystem for video professionals
Breaking News - Posted 14 Jan 2005
New RIDATA-brand standalone combines company's two core products: optical media and Flash cards
Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2005
In December 2004, Sony announced the first HDV camcorder both positioned as a pro product and fully equipped with the capabilities pro shooters expect.
Feature - Posted 01 Jan 2005 - July 1999 [Volume 8, Issue 7] Issue By
Disk uses RAID and DIMM technology
Breaking News - Posted 10 Dec 2004
Streamlined version automatically records encrypted images
Breaking News - Posted 12 Nov 2004
Offers real-time, uncompressed video playback at 900MB/sec
Breaking News - Posted 05 Nov 2004
Viewer includes 3.8" LCD with Epson Photo Fine Technology
Breaking News - Posted 22 Oct 2004
Sony's DVDirect is a groundbreaking product that—if it performs as advertised—sets a startling new standard for versatility in a DVD burner.
Breaking News - Posted 12 Oct 2004 - May 1998 [Volume 7, Issue 6] Issue By
New storage medium offers access to multiple workstations
Class Act - Posted 17 Sep 2004
Ultra-slim drives available in capacities from 256MB to 2GB while offering higher performance and more advanced security features.
Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2004
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Geoff Daily|While we're still a year away from seeing any products on the shelves, the DVD Forum has laid another cornerstone for its next-generation blue-laser HD-DVD format by selecting the H.264 Advanced Video Codec (AVC) for encoding video that will be delivered on the new discs.
Feature - Posted 02 Aug 2004 - February 1998 [Volume 7, Issue 2] Issue By
Video professionals can edit uncompressed video and use real-time effects offered by CinéWave
Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2004
MiniDV brought digital video recording to the masses, but dropouts, head clogs, and the post-production lag of real-time capture make it a less-than-perfect medium for pros. More and more videographers are turning to hard disk digital video recorders to back up or even replace tape. Here’s a look at the latest in tapeless DV storage.
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David Doering|Walking the floor at NAB 2004 sure convinced me that now’s the time to be in the video and production business.
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Apple didn't waste any time at NAB, dropping five major announcements the day before the show even began, including updates to Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, and Shake.
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David Doering | Thanks to the plummeting price of hard disks and components, less-expensive, pre-configured RAID systems are reaching the desktop workstation market. That means more capacity and more data security for digital studio pros.
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New Web-Based Video Content Management Service for Video Professionals using Focus FS DTE Recorders
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Anthony Burokas | Does the NextoDI NVS2500 offer something special that makes it a good choice for pros? I think it does. Key advantages of the NVS2500 include an internal battery for use without external power, an integrated ExpressCard slot for SxS and P2 ingest, an integrated eSATA port for speedy transfer to a computer, internal playback of pro formats such as XDCAM and DVCPRO HD, and a handy integrated USB backup synchronize feature.
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