NAB news - Showstoppers News - Cinamaker announced the launch of the private beta program for the Cinamaker Director Pad at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference. Highly portable multi-camera live studio with the power of a production truck, travels in a backpack, disrupting live video production.
At NAB 2017, SlingMedia rolled out SlingStudio, an affordable, wireless, portable multi-camera video production system that allows users to record, switch, edit and broadcast high-definition content in real time. You can connect IoS smartphones, cameras as well as other types of mobile video cameras and then edit it all live. Android is on the way
Telescope’s new Camera App will enable content creators to shoot on the fly video in situations which lend themselves to mobile production and distribution, while still taking advantage of all the enhanced features of Live Studio
At NAB 2017 Streambox will be presenting an upgrade in their Avenir line, the Avenir Mini-4. Designed for broadcasters and newsgathering, the new Streambox Avenir Mini-4 is a camera-mountable, bonded cellular, mobile encoder. More than an upgrade of Avenir Mini-3, the new Mini-4 is powered by Qualcomm mobile hardware with an enhanced ACT-L3 codec and an improved feature set. These improvements provide boosted video encoding and transmission performance
Industry Pioneers to Discuss How Advances in Light Field Technology, Volumetric Capture, and Machine Intelligence Will Impact Content Creation.Session will provide attendees with an exclusive look into how next generation imaging has the potential to transform image making for all forms of content.
Sony announced two new G Series Professional Solid State Drives in 960GB (SV-GS96) and 480GB (SV-GS48) capacities. These SSDs were designed to meet the growing need for reliable, external video recording devices docked to camcorders or high-performance DSLRs. For content creators looking for more efficient, stable and flexible hi-bitrate recording in often unpredictable environments, Sony’s G Series SSDs deliver optimal performance for several popular professional video recording devices, while offering a far longer lifetime.
Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly today challenged broadcasters to embrace drones and Drone Video Systems as the ‘selfie’ tool of modern electronic news gathering that will help them to remain relevant with today’s mobile-centric consumer news gatherers. Stampede will be hosting its Drone Pavilion at NAB 2017 at Booth C3356DP within the show’s Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion in the Las Vegas Convention Center (April 24-27, 2017).
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.
In Hamburg, St. Pauli, it's peeback time. St. Pauli's Community of Interest (IG St. Pauli e.V.) initiated an action where frequented walls in the neighborhood were sprayed with a superhydrophobic coating. This coating is so water-repellent that urine splashes right back. By doing so, we want to stop those who pee wherever they please.
Not safe for work but quite educational. This is great - a wonderful short film about the power of female ejaculation at Wifey.TV. Featuring god, porno actresses, the LA white witch and the local mail man. With Jill Soloway, Wanda Sykes, Nina Hartley, Maja the White Witch of LA, Funny Or Die, Directed by Jill Soloway for Wifey.tv. Written by and starring Mel Shimkovitz.
New Premium Uber Service Lets Users Commandeer Any Car. You like that car - go and get it. This is a funny and satirical video from The Onion.
Are you a parent? Do you occasionally imbibe maybe a bit too much? What would you sound like if someone asked you to talk about your offspring while you were blasted? Check out this funny and cute video from Buzzfeed at YouTube
We all like cat videos - well most of us. This is probably one of the best ever. Meow. Listen to the wise guidance an adult cat provides to a kitten in order to make sure it gets accepted by the human household.
This video gets a big thumbs up! Lots of businesses use thumb drives (USB and jump drives) to send proposals and to share information about their products and technologies. But how do you make your thumb drive stand out? Make it look like a real thumb!
New Internet Video and Video Production articles, reviews and columns
This CNET article shows you how to transfer and digitize your old VHS tapes. Do it now, before the tapes totally disintegrate. The DIY Method. You need a analog converter that converts your analog video/audio signal into a digital signal. There are lots of them and they are not expensive.
Yes Google is getting back to the point where they can make a ton of money selling ad space on YouTube (along with your online activity data) but they have ambitions like everyone else. It's their own streaming video/movie/content channel. Ok it's not Netflix, Amazon Prime, Sky or Rogers but it's only $35 a month (whooppee!). My issue is that there is too much really insanely great indie filmmaker work out there to bother with the YouTube stuff. At NAB everyone will be hustling their solutions and hoping to gawd everyone doesn't get on the iNet or airwaves at the same time. Fortunately industry executives will get right on that little problem next month and by the time we're all needing a video fix it will be there...they hope.
How to Shoot Great Video - Digital cameras, action cams, and smartphones are very portable and let you capture high-quality footage in a variety of settings. Great overview article from Consumer Reports Magazine
Vimeo 360 is here. Now you can upload 360 videos in stunning high quality, dig into 360 Video School lessons, find inspiration on our curated 360 channel, and oh so much more.
Like many of you, I live on the web and need (well think I need) to be constantly connected with my tech clients throughout the world. How would I manage this while traveling in Cuba?
Indie filmmakers learn a lot from their mentors, their peers, film schools, almost everyone they meet - new ideas, new techniques, new solutions. The produce super entertainment for people around the globe to enjoy. What I haven't heard too often is getting their creative work seen by real people. And today with so many viewing options and a dizzying array of content...how do you market it to keep your film work in front of eyeballs to enjoy (and pay for). Nicole and Chris Sobchack's recent release of a hilarious episodic series ,Please Tell Me I'm Adopted! gives you an inside view of what it takes to produce the film of your choice and get it seen. See what Nicole and Chris learned along the way as well as their sequel and future filmmaking plans.
Make money with your video and movie making skills. Check out the latest opportunities from Online Video Contests. Get cash, beocme famous or at least a bit well known.