SPROCKIT and NAB Show today announced the first 10 start-ups selected to participate in SPROCKIT’s 2017 program. Up to 30 emerging companies will be selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market.
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.
No more light stands- put your lights on a flying drone, and move them by remote control. Very, very cool. Light & Motion Goes Airborne with NEW Stella 5000d Drone LED Light
AccuWeather's Future Radar provides the most accurate, localized updates on the movement and path of storms in a highly engaging visual map view. iOS app users can now quickly and easily access detailed precipitation radar in the future to help them plan ahead and stay safe.
The FLY-X3-PLUS is one of the smoothest and best performing handheld gimbals on the market and turns your mobile phone or GoPro camera into a powerful image capture tool, shooting fluid professional video and eliminating shaky camera moves. Another product from the FLY-X3 family is the new FLY-X3-GO that offers creative mounting and smooth operation for your GoPro. It provides better control and stability for those unique shots that set it apart from other competitors. The FLY-X3-GO can also be mounted on a monopod, boom pole or roll bar mount.
The new JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without requiring the use of an external CG and production switcher. Very cool
According to sandvine, over 70% of all North American internet traffic is being taken up by streaming audio and video. And as you can guess, most of that is probably video. And a lot of that is being delivered by services such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu. See the press release below for more details.
Rabble is a free social network that allows users to create and listen to audio tied to live sports and television events. Rabble enables everyone from passionate sports fans to reality-show junkies to deliver expert and witty commentary to their friends and followers. The platform is a first of its kind alternative to traditional broadcasts, pushing broadcast commentary beyond the tired and clichéd announcing crews and hosts.
Fast cuts, geared to millennial males - Edge is the news show for the short attention spans. No boring talking heads or interviews. Check out The Onion's Edge - a parody of HBO's VICE. Or is it....
White Cops & Unarmed Black Civilians Play Set - The classic children’s pastime Cowboys and Indians takes a troubling modern turn. Created by Funny & Die. Make sure your kids are up to date on the latest political play set.
Whats wrong with our kids? Personality disorder, oppositional defiant disorder. bipolar disorder, well maybe nothing is wonog with the kids. Checkout this video.
This is wonderfully strange and fun. Hip music, psychedelic succulents, tripping dog, and the infamous cult musician Gary Wilson all combine for one weird and fun music video experience.
This is really funny. Are you tired of crowd sourced drivers who tlak to much? Or are overly irritating? Check out the new UberSSR - new from College Humor
Are you smarter or cleverer than most sports announcers? Check out this video - RabbleTV lets you take over. We met RabbleTV at the NAB 2015 Showstoppers event. This looks like a lot of fun. Check it out.
Watch this cool video. BioANTS can do what ants do. And better. For the BionicANTs, Festo has not only transferred the delicate anatomy of ants, but also their cooperative behavior to the world of technology. Like their natural role models, they communicate with each other and work together according to clear rules to solve a common task.
Indiana Home Shopping with James Van Der Beek and Anna Camp; Indiana's new religious freedom law makes for some pretty uncomfortable home shopping.
Why does the new Gold Apple Watch Costs $10,000? Have you wondered why the new high end Apple Watch costs thousands of dollars? Check out this funny video from College Humor.
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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.
NAB Beauty Ecosystem Consensus Takes Center Stage to Ensure Great Video Everywhere, NAB shows better looking video for everyone
By using the Padcaster, you can connect a variety of accessories to your iPad and even lock it down onto a tripod or other types of camera support systems. You can attach a microphone or pole, wireless mike transceiver, lights, video monitor, etc.
11 Tips for Developing a Compelling Interactive Video; Adults in the U.S. were projected to spend an average of five hours and 31 minutes watching video each day in 2015 up from 21 minutes in 2011, according to research by eMarketer. Furthermore, in a report from ZenithOptimedia, ad dollars are flowing to online video with spend increasing from an 8.8 percent share of online spend in 2012 to 12.8 percent share in 2017, an eighth of all internet adspend. With video consumption on the rise, wouldn’t you want to make sure you are getting it right?
Video has long been acknowledged as an incredibly powerful and persuasive communication medium, and when combined with customer testimonials, video can provide visual cues that support the message and drive the sale. Most brand decision-makers understand the potential of customer reviews on video, but many aren’t sure how to put a program together to capture real customers on film. Here are five tips that can help:
2016 NAB Show® Conferences: April 16 – 21, 2016 Exhibits: April 18 – 21 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA The media and entertainment industry has become unleashed. Dynamic innovations and cutting-edge technologies are shattering the boundaries of content and opening up limitless opportunities. With 103,000+ Attendees from 160+ countries and 1,700+ Exhibitors, NAB Show® is the ultimate marketplace to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new devices in new ways. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.
At NAB it was obvious that the content galaxy is exploding with star wars battles everywhere on who will take control and win out every segment of the media & entertainment industry. It's traditional over cable, it's OTT, it's mobile, it's aerial, it's social media, it's Hollywood, it's indie filmmakers, it's kids in school, it's all of the above. Even Lucas or astrophysicist Stephen Hawkin couldn't imagine how the world would be taken over by video content. It will be interesting to see how the battles unfold as the universe expands.