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).
What does it mean? Does it portend of the end of reality? Is it some kind of weird Halloween internet scam video? Check it out.
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho: Pumpkin Stop Motion of the Shower Scene - Yuliya Tsukerman recreated the Hitchcock classic Psycho movie by etching a pumpkin. That's a lot of work. Check it out - very cool.
The Firtiva video-on-demand website is officially going live on Halloween. To celebrate, watch scary Halloween movies including Night of the Living Dead, Attack of the Giant Leeches, The Brain That Wouldn't Die, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. All for free.
Are you wondering who should be the next republican candidate for president? Trump, Bush, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina? . How about Dr. Ben Carson? Check out the new Ben Carson commercial that relies upon his background as a brain surgeon. This is from Funny or Die
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
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.