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).
CoinGuard is a new Internet of Things solution for personal home security. Instead of trying to detect home intrusions like traditional security systems, CoinGuard is a small coin-sized wireless device. Sensitive to movement and vibration, it is simply placed on or with the valuables that it protects. If disturbed, it transmits a notification to the homeowner’s smartphone or other web connected device for immediate action. It is simple and easy to install.
This is really freaky and kind of weird. And is a great example of a large corporate giant willing to pay big bucks to advertise their technology solution via what they hope will be a viral video. Check it out and share it if you must. Are you going to run our a buy smart bulbs and the Wink hub to control it?
Convoys of automated trucks could soon be thundering down a highway near you. Are you ready to share the road? Electronic Design European Editor Paul Whytock looks at the technology that enables driverless trucks and the fuel savings they could achieve
Dazzling Time-Lapse video Reveals America's Great Spaces; great, wonderful shots. Is it time to go explore? "Adventure Is Calling"
This is really goofy. Ugly white rapper trying to pickup girls at night but nothing goes right. Funny. Starring Jenna Lyng
Best of KarmaTube- Watch. Be Inspired. Act. Watch "Stand With Sanju: Unraveling the Truth About Child Rug Labor". Check out this documentary that exposes the truth about who really makes those beautiful rugs that come from Asia. And what can you do to help
In 1974, a religious cult called The Space Children of the Forest mysteriously disappeared. This recently discovered footage sheds some light on their final days. Who needs Eggstacy? Whatever happened to the hippie days? Those wonderful drug filled, hazy days of bad group singing, mysterious prophecy, pseudo science and cults.
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.
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.