The Wrong Place at the Right Time: Shooting News Video
Imagine you're one of the producers who decides what will appear on a show like Cops, Real TV, Storm Watch or the national news. Your job is to screen hundreds of tapes from home video shooters, fire truck chasers, security cameras--you name it--and buy the stuff that will knock...
Wink Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: WINK) and Liberate Technologies (NASDAQ: LBRT) announced today a multi-year strategic partnering agreement to integrate each other's products to deliver enhanced TV programming and advertising to consumers. Wink's response network services and broadcast tool sets will be integrated with Liberate's client and server software, enabling...
On Monday, Oct. 25, Intel held a press conference introducing its latest line of Pentium III processors, which include nine desktop processors from 500-733MHz and the first-ever mobile Pentium III chips for laptops and personal data assistants.The release of the new chips, which make use of Intel's new 0.18-micron...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 10/11/99Pinnacle Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: PCLE - news) today announced the USB version of its Studio PCTV product. The new USB version is an external device that lets consumers watch TV, listen to FM radio and create their own videos on a PC. Pinnacle Systems' Studio...
Apple iCEO Steve Jobs today recently unveiled three new iMacs, two of which--the iMac DV and the iMac DV Special Edition--support nonlinear video editing via FireWire. Along with an improved PowerPC G3 processor, Ultra ATA hard drive options and an increased range of available colors, the iMac DV models...
Editor's Letter: Making video is a lot easier than it used to be
Until recently, a typical home computer was not capable of editing video. The power to create television programs has been in the hands of a chosen few. Most people that had access to video editing tools were either employed in the television industry or they were "techies" that configured...
Getting Started: Tripod Techniques
One of the most useful tools you have at your disposal as a videographer is a video tripod. For stability and versatility it has no equal. It can go places you cannot go, reach places you cannot reach, move in ways you cannot move and stand in for you...
Panasonic's new PV-DV950 mini DV camcorder is a 3-chip model with manual iris, gain and focus controls, as well as a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, digital special effects and still-photo capabilities. Other features include 12:1 zoom (120:1 digital), 12-bit or 16-bit audio recording, IEEE 1394 FireWire interface, 5 Program AE...
Ulead's MediaStudio Pro 5.0 VE and Matrox g-200 compatibility issue
The Incompatibility Issue A while back, I purchased and successfully installed the Matrox G-200 TV AGP card on my Pentium II 333MHz as my TV tuner/video capture card. That, bundled with Ulead's MediaStudio Pro 5.0 VE, gave me the basic tools I needed for my nonlinear editing purposes. Then I read...
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