Production Hardware, Streaming

BirdDog Studio Helps VideoPepper Broadcast & Monetize Tilburg Trappers Ice Hockey Team

March 22, 2019

BirdDog is quietly becoming one of the most sought after companies for NDI production workflows.  Even if the NDI integration came from a different manufacturer, BirdDog Studios more and more are being brought in to send video and in some cases decode video streams. BirdDog continues to add more features into their products and with Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

G-Tech Workflow Video: Graham Sheldon Documentary Filmmaker Shoots on Red

G-Technology goes on location with Award-winning Filmmaker Graham Sheldon while shooting his film documentary, Cornerstone: Switzerland. On-location data management for RED Cinema Cameras in no small feat, so Graham relies on the speed and durability of the G-Speed Shuttle XL and Pelican Cases to centralize and protect all his precious footage on location back to Read More

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By Jeanice Cabale,

Production Hardware, Streaming

LinkedIn Live makes it debut

March 21, 2019

LinkedIn — The working world’s social media with an amazing 600 million users globally — mentions that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform next to original written work, shared news and other content. Now it’s taking its next step in the medium in earnest. The company is now launching live video, giving individuals Read More

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By Jeanice Cabale,

Production Hardware, Streaming

ESPN Billboard Powered By BirdDog Studio NDI

The uses of NDI keep growing and growing.  The possibility seems endless and the innovations ahead are difficult to imagine.  BirdDog released this case study on a popular event that needed multiple BirdDog Studios to encode and decode video feeds back and forth in a labyrinth to produce a live stream for ESPN.  The live Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

The WORLD’S SMALLEST multi-camera video mixer! The Roland V-02HD

These are some of my favorite things about the Roland V-02HD video switcher. This is such an amazing device! You can take two video sources, like cameras or computers or even an iPhone, and switch between the two with crossfades or wipes or other transitions. You can even do picture in picture effects to put Read More

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By Jeanice Cabale,

Production Hardware, Streaming

Why Using Skype, NewTek NDI and Wirecast is Great for Content Creators

NewTek’s NDI is a royalty free bi-directional IP technology for transport of audio, video and data over standard networks, with very high quality and very low latency. NDI is the leading standard for video production over IP, now implemented in many of products in the hands of millions of users. NDI has been a part Read More

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By Jeanice Cabale,

Production Hardware, Streaming

Kaltura is coming to the Epiphan Pearl Mini

Epiphan bringing in Kaltura integration is a perfect marraige of technology and ease-of-use.  The Epiphan Pearl products are already a robust live production system that can easily produce anyone’s live streaming broadcast.  Now using Kaltura in their workflow users can rest easy knowing any of the production needs will be met.  Whether you’re using the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

Nikon Offers HDMI Raw Output with the Z Line

March 20, 2019

Filmmakers (and Atomos) have been patiently waiting for camera-makers to output raw over HDMI. Nikon is the first to launch this amazing long-awaited feature. 2018 was a great year for raw.  Between ProRes Raw and Blackmagic Raw, the once proprietary format (if you don’t count the unwieldy Cinema DNG, with files way too large for Read More

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By Jeanice Cabale,
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Production Hardware, Streaming

G-SPEED Shuttle ev In-Depth Video Review

From RedShark We got an extensive video review on one of our favorite products, the G-SPEED Shuttle ev.  G-Technology has been providing the industry with advancements in storage for years and this is no different.  It provides flexibility in storage with RAID configurations and with two ev series bays you can offload footage easily from Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

Roland VR-1HD Is the Hottest New AV Mixer with Direct Streaming

The Roland VR-1HD is here to help creators, gamers and performers switch to superior live streams. This plug-and-play desktop studio lets you be both the talent and the video director and broadcast dynamic multi-camera live streams, complete with amazing picture, sound and effects. Stay focused on your stream—and always connected with your audience—with the Roland Read More

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By Jim,
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