Among the products exhibited are a number that can help independent videographers distribute their work on the Web. RealNetworks' CEO Rob Glaser kicked off the event with a keynote speech which introduced RealJukebox, a product enabling downloading and playing of customized high-quality music playlists. Streaming video of his talk...
Sonic Foundry, makers of the popular audio editing program Sound Forge, introduced a free beta version of Stream Anywhere, a new streaming media authoring tool, at Internet World this month. Stream Anywhere works on the Windows platform and lets both novices and experienced Web developers to prepare audio, video...
Into Thin Air: How Wireless Mikes Work
For many, there's something magical and mysterious about wireless microphones. The first time you put on a pair of headphones and hear someone talking to you from hundreds of feet away--with no wires attached--is an almost eerie experience. Unfortunately, many wireless users skip right from awe to familiarity, and...
Storyboard: Treasure Hunt
It has been said that you can understand the quality of a person's heart by looking at the things he treasures. This production will allow you to lead two characters to whatever treasure you please. 15 shots are already defined, but the ending is up to you. This treasure hunt...
Hitachi began shipping a consumer version of its popular M2 camera/recorder last week. Dubbed the M2L, the new multimedia recording camera costs $999, less than half the price of the M2. Like its predecessor, the M2L records video, audio and still images. It has a 1GB expandable...
The release of Microsoft's video and music downloading system has sparked an urgency for Internet webcasting businesses trying to convince movie studios to supply them with videos at the time that video rental stores get them. If a deal happens between webcasters and a major studio, it would...
The Annual and much anticipated National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention wrapped up in Las Vegas. Videomaker sent a team for up-to-the-minute dispatches on the latest products and developments by the major players in the video industry. Here's the major news they found:. Blossom Technologies showed a Casablanca-style...
Whatever streaming audio and video technology lacks in quality, it more than makes up for in diverse and interesting content. While CNN flooded television screens all over the world with haunting images of Albanian refugees fleeing their war torn country and Serbian news showed the devastation caused by NATO...
Remember the old Kodak drive-thrus? Well, eEncoding .com, a successful Web site that converts film and digital clips into streaming media files, is developing a site that capitalizes on the Fotomat idea with a twist -- clients will be able to drop their digital media files on...
Adding to the Studio family of video products, Pinnacle Systems announced the release of Studio MP10, an advanced MPEG CD authoring tool. The Studio MP10 is essentially a capture device that plugs into the computer's printer port and allows users to capture compressed MPEG-1 video from a number of sources...