Shortly after the term "Digital" was popularized we saw all kinds of new products that used the word. Today, we're lucky enough to go through the same goofy nonsense with "HD". Here's our list of Things Labeled HD That Shouldn't Be: 1.
In this week's Video Bits & Bytes: Mark and Derek have news on JVC's new GZ-HD7 hi-def Everio...and some Free Final Cut Pro Plug-ins from Noise Industries. They'll also tell you about StudioNow.com, a new Online Video Editing Community where YOU can get paid to edit other people's videos online. Additionally, they have news about Blinkx.com launching a new wiki for Video SEO and about a Viacom law-suit against YouTube for 1 Billion Dollars.
VIDEO BITS & BYTES: We have announcements from Corel with Ulead DVD MovieFactory 6 Plus and Imation introduces Water-Resistant, Inkjet printable Blu-ray media. Royalty free music is coming your way via Wind-up records and YouTube while ATT launches mash-up madness video contest for college hoops and DivX sponsors Stage 6 Online video film festival.
In our Video Bits & Bytes segment, Mark tells us about the demise of a popular blogging site, one we're sorry to see go... And he also has news on several new camcorders that have recently passed the doors of Videomaker Central. Derek has some Video Sharing news on fora.tv, an online discussion on worldwide political, social and cultural issues ... and are you getting money back from your federal income tax? Derek found a site where you can win prize money by uploading a video on what you plan to do with your refund.
In our News & Technology segment, Blackmagic ships HDMI Intensity; Mark tells you about that along with a Panasonic announcement of a universal format live switcher and Red Giant releases Colorista. Derek gives details on the BBC's partnering with Zudeo, putting British TV on the Internet in his Video Sharing news.
"How to read Color bars" is the subject of our Tips & Techniques segment from one of our favorite "Best Of" tips from this past year.
In our News & Technology segment, Derek has some exciting news in the video-sharing world. Samsung has developed a phone that delivers Divix media. A new site we're watching closely is Zudeo which supplies High Def film download with a bit torrent twist.
Mark tells us about two new AVCHD camcorders form Panasonic... and the latest release of DVD-it Pro HD by Roxio.
They also talk about some brick & mortar retail stores working to make your DVD transfers even easier... and some interesting news from MacroSystem's Casablanca.
In our News & Technology segment, Derek and Mark look at a couple of "Off Shore Sightings" from Japan... JVC has a new Everio prototype while Panasonic is creating an A-V-C-H-D camcorder... Why are there no HD disc recorders in the U-S yet? Public Access in Hawaii on TV through the Internet.