Vidine is a new thumbnailed video management software made for all types of large video collections. Vidine automatically extract thumbnails from all your videos and store them in a searchable video catalog. The program lets you browse all your videos from one single placed. It presents videos as thumbnailed video walls giving an instant overview regardless of where the actual video file is stored. By clicking on a thumbnail you can start playing the video from the time of the thumbnail.
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of the AW-UE70, the professional video industry’s first integrated 4K pan/tilt/zoom camera. The UE70 delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution images at 29.97p/25p via HDMI, and is also capable of 4K IP streaming and in-camera 4K recording. The camera has a suggested list price of $5,850.
X-Project Nomadic Cinema by XSories looks like a great little fun toy. It is a pocket-sized projector and media player. The kit, which includes the projector and five of XSories universal mounting products, allows users to take the silver screen with them anywhere.
VidMob today announced that the company will soon launch the first app marketplace for getting professionally edited videos made from the photos and videos on smartphone devices. The VidMob app works by allowing the user to easily send their videos and photos, in addition to external media from friends or cloud services like DropBox, to the company’s private cloud servers. The app then presents the user with a wide range of experienced video editors from around the world who have bid on editing the video for them
The new Matrox Endea™ (Encoder and Decoder Appliance) OEM reference platform greatly facilitates the development of purpose-built encoders, decoders, transcoders and video switchers dramatically reducing R&D investment for designers of H.264 encoding and decoding applications. The Endea platform makes it easier for our OEM partners to develop a vast array of products built on Matrox core technology for a wide variety of markets
ATTO will use a FastFrame 40GbE NIC in a Dell Precision™ T7910 workstation to stream uncompressed 4K footage from a Facilis Terrablock running DaVinci Resolve. When used in combination with ATTO’s FastFrame 10GbE offering, 40GbE NICs provide a comprehensive solution to integrate production workflow with a facility’s IT infrastructure
Mountable LED light - NEO™ includes several industry first features that set it apart from the field - Cinematographic Special FX, (or ‘CineSFX’™), providing creative visual lighting effects, for use on set or location (Strobe, Lightning, Fire, Cycle, Throb, Police & TV).
So you want to make a video to promote your business, products and services? Try humor. Instead of just showing their range of mug products, the Unemployed Philosophers Guild created a funny little video to demonstrate correct mug usage.
This is hilarious - Barely Legal Pawn featuring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
I must confess - I was bedazzled by these - even though I have two teenage daughters. I guess they don't talk to me enough. THOT? Are you thoughtful? Maybe not. Watch the video.
Are you a Mad Men fan? Do you adore and swoon over Christina Hendricks? Check her out in this hilarious video at Funny of Die
Casa de Paz (House of Peace) - a film by Michelle Moore 36th. Avenue in the Fruitvale district of East Oakland, California, is the turf of three major gangs. Yet the residents of Casa de Paz never lock their doors. Anchored by Pancho Ramos Stierle and Adelaja Simon, Casa de Paz is part of a group of several homes that form an intentional community of peace and nonviolence in an area rife with structural and physical violence. In order to serve their community, they live with the people - laugh with them, cry with them, and eat with them. They embody "giftivism" - practicing radical acts of generosity that changes the world, one heart, one home, one block at a time
SON LUX'S VIDEO FOR "LANTERN'S LIT" IS SO BEAUTIFUL THAT YOU'LL PROBABLY CRY WHILE WATCHING
Sometimes you need a proper ladies night to forget that stupid guy ever existed. And DEFINITELY don't text him.
KarmaTube video - Watch - Be Inspired. Act, Watch this short film - Freedom Inc.: Dropouts Being the Change
This is a great looking internet video commercial for a really really cool product. The surfboard Hoverboard you have only dreamed about is real. Gravity-defying Hoverboard floats through the air and looks so surreal. The Hoverboard contraption trails behind a boat and gains propulsion above the water.
Best Videos Hosted at Vimeo - This is a top staff pick. It is great little film. As a teenager, Alma Velasco had dreams of finishing school and getting a degree in El Salvador. But her dreams were shattered by the dangerous conditions created by the El Salvadorian civil war which first broke out in 1979, and lasted for almost 13 years. Alma's mother lived in fear for the safety her children, and although it meant she may never see her daughter again, she made the difficult decision to send Alma to cross the border into the United States. After surviving the trip, Alma, only 16, a new reality quickly set in -- she needed to restart her life in a challenging and complicated new world
New Internet Video and Video Production articles, reviews and columns
From Tech Co - ne, the Twitter-owned video platform, announced late last year that it was shutting down. The popularity of Vine skyrocketed back in 2013, thanks to the novelty of its short, looping videos that inspired creatives in comedy, art, sports, music and dance. But now with the end Vine, marketers are looking elsewhere to invest in video content. We asked nine entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) where they’re most excited to experiment with video marketing in the future after the fall of Vine. Check out their answers below and you’ll be just excited about the post-Vine era:
YouTube puts the power of live streaming in the hands of hundreds of thousands of talented creators, giving them a more intimate and spontaneous way to share their thoughts, lives, and creativity.
HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO TO ELIMINATE THE ENDLESS BUFFERING YOU EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU STREAM MOVIES OR TV. - from Rotten Tomatoes. It’s the one thing potentially bottlenecking your whole experience, and it’s probably one of the most boring things you can talk about that is absolutely necessary to get right: your modem.
The grandfather of the digital video space is still looking pretty youthful. Despite an increasingly competitive digital video space that is packed with new (and successful) properties, usage of YouTube remains strong and the unit continues to be an important part of parent company Alphabet's portfolio. - See more at: https://www.emarketer.com/Article/YouTube-Shows-Little-Sign-of-Old-Age/1015127?ecid=NL1001#sthash.dkG8jUxg.dpuf
Twitter to introduce Explore tab - moments, live video and trending topics. Twitter now makes it easier to see what’s happening - trends, Moments, search, and the best of live video, all within the new Explore tab.
Check out this great article from the LA Times re "amateur" internet videos. Especially those short, funny, weird videos of people falling down, crashing, getting hurt and doing all sorts of embarrassing things. Cat and baby videos. Do you have a video you shot and want to sell it? Check out this article and the various companies that buy and distribute these short funny fail videos.
In addition to being excellent camera platforms, small consumer drones can also be used to carry small, high powered, battery powered lights. These can open up a wide range of cool applications for photographers, film makers, videographers as well as creative artists.