I have always struggled with whether a real wireless video system was worth the cost for my schools.
When planning the recent CavesLIVE distance learning webcast from the 260-feet deep Luray Caverns in Virginia, the production team of Williams County Public Schools knew they needed a robust, reliable transmission solution that could handle the lack of bandwidth in the cave.
The email started with “Thank you. I felt like a hero.”
Grass Valley’s EDIUS Pro software has long been known for its speed and workflow efficiency which is why it has carved out a nice niche in broadcast news rooms around the world.
“EWWW that camera is so good it makes Jayden cute.”
Recently, I reconnected with Henry Engineering products in an AH-HA moment.
When I was first approached about reviewing the new LiveU Solo I admit, I was skeptical.
Hollywood Camera Work has released Causality Story Sequencer, an innovative new kind of writing and story development app over 5 years in development.
Expanded portfolio now includes an HDMI version, the Solo Studio featuring cloud-based graphics production tools, and iOS app.
Our digital production class at Talawanda High School was started four years ago as an idea that our school needed just a couple of student to do a short daily news video for the student body.
Being a professional videographer and working in an industry where technology is constantly changing, I'm always on the look out for more efficient and affordable equipment.
Datavideo today announced that the SE-650 Stream and Record GoKit has won the Best Streamer & Switcher of NAB 2017 from Videomaker.
I wrote in my recap of NAB that I believe Blackmagic Design (BMD) is targeting educators (http://schoolvideonews.com/Equipment/Article-10).
I arrive at 4:25pm for a 4:30pm call time. I see one of my students in the stands waiting on me and no others.
Working as a full time cinematographer brings many different challenges.
Can You Hear Me? - Review of Unity Intercom
Unique camera angles can bring viewers into a broadcast and provide a method for them to experience the event in a way they could not if they were there in person.
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Production Studio 4K, the world's first Ultra HD 4K production switcher with support for Ultra HD live production with 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K technology, is available in April for only $1,995.
Roland punches above its weight class with the diminutive but feature-packed Roland V-1SDI all-in-one hardware audio and video switcher.
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Production Camera 4K,
One of my biggest challenges in the field is getting a program monitor to the various locations around the field or venue.
Roland has announced the introduction of its VR-4HD High-Definition AV Mixer, an easy-to-use, compact and portable AV Mixer that integrates a digital audio mixer, video switcher, multi-viewer touch screen and USB video/audio streaming interface into a stand-alone device.
One of the biggest frustrations that I have when it comes to doing live events is graphics.
We recently expanded the scope of work available to our video journalism students by building a customized production vehicle called the Mobile Storyteller.
When we began our broadcast program at Cleveland High School (Tennessee), we wanted to provide our students with the equipment and tools that the professionals use, but using a high school budget.
Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, proudly announces that the 190go! Carbon Fiber has won the prestigious 2016 TIPA Award as Best Tripod.
Fully configured live streaming production system removes the hurdle of system integration allowing live event producers to focus on production and streaming.
Roland announces the introduction of its V-1SDI Video Switcher, an easy-to-use, compact and portable switcher that can accommodate 3G-SDI and HDMI audio/video sources with resolutions up to 1080p and features a host of professional compositing effects and DSK (down-stream key) capabilities.
In the world of broadcasting and video production, it’s rare to find what you’re looking for at a reasonable price.
Do you want to add a new dimension to your student broadcasts?
As a high school digital media instructor, I am constantly looking for ways to create a network style production on a tiny budget.
I was able to attend the recent NAB to get caught up on some of the changes taking place in our industry (drones and IP video) and besides, Vegas is always interesting and a lot of fun.
One of the least exciting parts of teaching Digital Media/Broadcast Journalism is equipment management.
Now it’s possible to distribute and sell Ultra HD content direct to customers at live events!
JVC Professional Video, in partnership with Sportzcast, a sports automation company, announces real-time scoreboard data with the new GY-HM200SP 4KCAM streaming camcorder.
Audio-Technica (NAB Booth 7916), a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, is debuting its new compact AT8024 Camera-mount Switchable Stereo/Mono Microphone.
30 of the best music groups from around the world were invited to play on the NAMMNissan Grand Plaza Stage, the largest stage at NAMM 2016, where all performances were produced and live streamed by Datavideo equipment.
Camera Motion Research (CMR) has introduced asked-for accessories for Amimon Connex wireless HD sets.
Although power is always a consideration when designing a facility or an OB vehicle, it takes a back seat to the sexy widgets and sophisticated solutions that nonetheless depend on it to perform properly and consistently.
The new vMix GO 4 builds on the amazing feature set of the GO line of mobile production switchers.
Since their transition to digital technology almost a half decade ago Northern Michigan University’s WNMU-TV, affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service, has gained even more recognition in the broadcasting world.
The vMix GO v2 features compelling hardware and software updates for all market segments.
Datavideo’s Educator’s Production Bundles: (EPB-1000 & EPB-2000)
It’s no secret that video production classes can provide students with life-long skill sets including critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills that are required for success in the years to come.
Over the past several years, school broadcast programs around the country have been investing money to put industry standard equipment into the hands of their students.
Compact, portable, easy-to-use mixer offers 4-channel HD video switching, built-in compositing effects, multichannel audio mixing and more.
The last few years at NAB I’ve been more impressed with the lighting than I have been with all the other gadgets that have come out.
Virtual Set technology has been around for many years, however only recently has the quality, technology, and price reached a point where both live and post production virtual sets are available to a wide range of video professionals.
In the fast growing world of DSLR cameras, how do you know where you can get the most bang for your buck?
Audio-Technica (NAB booth C1745), a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, offers the System 10 Camera-Mount Digital Wireless System,
Teradek revolutionizes live streaming with the new Create:Share initiative
Datavideo, the complete live-video solutions manufacture announces the TVS-1000, a complete virtual studio in one box.