NewTek releases 3PLAY™

3Play00NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, has begun shipping 3PLAY™, a multi-channel, high definition/standard definition (HD/SD) instant replay system.

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The Science of Virtual Sets

VS03Virtual 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.

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Stock Footage for Free

StockFootageLogo00We recently received an online ad for stock footage at an amazingly low price: FREE! Being somewhat skeptical, we ordered one of City Skylines for use when we take the School Video News Broadcast Center on the road and want an interesting establishing shot.

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Product Review: Canon FS200

Canon00I just purchased our first flash memory camcorder, the Canon FS 200. I've briefly tried it out this weekend and here are some of my initial reactions. First let me tell you that we have been using Canon ZR series miniDV camcorders for many years. I usually try to keep about 10 of them operational and in stock for checkout and use daily. On average they've lasted only a couple years under pretty heavy use.

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Class on Demand Gift of Education Program

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Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has just celebrated the first-year anniversary of their highly successful "Gift of Education" program.

Through the Gift of Education, non-profit educational organizations dedicated to providing training in the creative media arts have access to an extensive list of training programs from Class on Demand at no cost.

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EZNews Newscast Production System

“VO, SOT, Reader, B-Block, Slug, Lower –Third” Does this sound familiar?

Your school’s television newscast production is an exciting event that requires coordinated planning, preparation and execution.  If you plan to have a great school newscast, we have found that a number of excellent high school broadcast programs around the country are using the EZNews Newsroom System for their newscasts and other shows.

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PrompterPeople's LED 500

LEDLIGHTThe FloLight LED 500 from Prompter People is a 14" x 7.5" fixture with 20 lines of ultra-bright LEDs embedded in a flat, rectangular, highly polished mirror reflector.

I was just a young electrician with a few gaffing credits under my belt when elec­tronic ballast HMI fixtures started to tip the balance over the old-school magnetic ballasts.

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New Cameras Make Multimedia Easy


New video camera concepts introduced this summer by Canon and Sony, and coming to market soon from RED Camera, signal the first major transformation in news cameras since the introduction of the groundbreaking Sony VX1000 more than 15 years ago.

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Pinnacle Studio 12

The road to advanced video editing.
 
To address the issue posed by the title of this article, what in blazes does a basic video editing software program like Pinnacle Studio have to do with being on the road to advanced video editing?

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Putting Adobe's Visual Communicator to Work

Ever been inspired to start a school news show but were not sure how you would get started? As a school computer lit teacher and technology coordinator at a middle school in central California I’ve always aspired to start a news show but I was intimidated by the technical learning curve, the budget restraints and the time issue-just when did I think I would fit a news show into my already busy schedule?

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Start Editing Now

Digital storytelling is quickly becoming a critical skill. A core component of all communication has always been storytelling, and today's storytellers are doing it through video.

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Video Edit System

If you have ever dreamed about moving up to AVID or AVID Liquid professional editing, then learn about the new Video Edit Systems/Delta series advanced PC workstation that takes the guesswork out of buying an editing system.

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Panasonic's AG-HMC40

Jeff00Panasonic’s latest entry in its AVCCAM camcorder lineup is the AG-HMC40, which might be described as the "little brother" of the popular AG-HMC150 model.

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BongoTies

As you know, this column features products that we just cant live without and think once you see or try them, your going to feel the same way. This month we look at BongoTies. Developed by a professional photographer for those unruly cables

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Necessories - Gepco Audio/Video Cable

As you know, this column features products that we just cant live without. As we start our articles on studio planning and construction, we wanted to introduce you to a very versatile cable produced by Gepco out of Chicago.

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