NewTek last week announced that their broadcast video calling system, TalkShow VS-100, is now shipping. TalkShow is a tool enabling broadcasters and producers to integrate video feed from any Skype user using any Skype-enabled device seamlessly with any live production. The Skype pool of users sits at around 300 million.
Dell today announced updates to their flagship 15-inch mobile workstation, the Dell Precision M3800. The M3800 aims to give video editors and creative pros the thinnest, lightest and most powerful laptop on the market, a position often held by Apple’s MacBook series.
With so many choices in new laptops for editing video and creating visual effects — from mobile workstations to gaming laptops to tablets — it's easy to get lost in the plethora of models. Deciding the right balance between performance, portability and price for your workflows will help you narrow down your options.
Grab your drive and go, is a lot easier said than done if you are worrying about the safety of your hard drive. All the shooting you do needs to be protected and the Rugged RAID from LaCie will withstand hits in the field and in transit, while providing RAID 0 or RAID 1 benefits.
When working with video, devices that actually make a job easier are valuable, and the Lexar Professional Workflow HR2 is one of those products. The Lexar Professional Workflow HR2 added a triple microSD UHS-I option in September 2014 for transfers of up to 12 cards at once.
The edge-to-edge display of the Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor is literally easy on the eyes. The curve creates a more uniform focal distance and helps your eyes search the monitor less. The picture-in-picture capability in the UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor accepts two PCs, and allows one mouse and keyboard to control it.
We like hard drives, and believe you do too. LaCie’s Rugged RAID is putting portable drives on another level. The security and performance of RAID drives are often touted as one of the safest ways to keep video files. If you’ve ever needed to deliver a hard drive to a client, or travel with one, you know portability features matter.
Shortly after the release of the FirePro W9100, AMD releases the W8100 for those looking for solid performance out of a professional graphics card, but are on a slightly lower (or should we say less high) budget.
Are you considering a switch to 4K but don’t know what to expect? Let’s break down some of what videographers can surmise when making the transition to a 4K video workflow and how they can best overcome 4K related obstacles.