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  • Replay XD Races All-New Prime X into the Action Cam Arena

    Replay XD Prime X Action Camera - mounted

    Replay XD announced the upcoming release of the Replay XD Prime X this week. The Prime X is the fourth generation of robust action cameras from Replay XD, and it looks to improve on the success of previous models in a number of ways.

    Sticking with the highly-placeable column-shaped body style, the Prime X doesn’t appear terribly different from previous generations at first glance. Closer inspection will reveal a number of minor aesthetic and ergonomic changes, adding up to a nicely finessed design. The buttons are easier to press, the textures are thoughtfully employed and the rear control panel gives the user far greater feedback as to what the camera is set to do.

    Replay XD Prime X Action Camera - rear controls

    The magic of the Prime X, though, is in the major changes added internally.

    The bulk of the interior of the camera is used to house a much larger and higher capacity 1700 mAh battery. The result is more than double the life of previous generations, with up to 3.5 hours of operation on a single charge. That charging has improved as well, with a rapid charge feature that cuts charging time in half.

  • Announces Launch of Cloud-Based Video Platform - pro video management platform -  main interface today announced the launch of their cloud-based video platform for creative professionals. is a purpose-built web application designed to solve common issues in production and post production by building in features for video review, storage, transcoding, versioning and task management. Think of it as the best parts of Dropbox, Basecamp, Vimeo, Wistia and Facebook, all rolled into one, production-oriented package.

    Taking a swing at the big players in commercial hosting and collaboration, the platform elevates online project management and collaboration tools to a new level by combining many of the common tasks and features required by production professionals. Pros can upload and store their footage, manage project collaborators, compare shots, mark and annotate footage, and quite a bit more.

  • Rampant Design Tools Plays a New Tune with Music for Editors

    rampant design tools music for editors

    Visual effects specialists Rampant Design Tools have added to their growing lineup of products with the release of Music for Editors Volume 1 and Volume 2, two new volumes of royalty free music for video producers. Music for Editors first two releases focus on positive motivational tracks, though upcoming releases will include rock, pop, dance and other music genres.

  • AMD FirePro W8100 Professional graphics card

    AMD FirePro W8100

    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.