What video compression geeks do when they have a spare morning and a camcorder (and a friend who can edit).
Most web video producers know that effectively serving video to mobile and other platforms like HTML5 and OTT is increasingly important. However, this is easier said than done. To efficiently deliver to multiple screens, you have to encode your files into the proper formats and parameters, configure your streaming server correctly and deploy an intelligent…Details
I’m at a conference in Las Vegas visiting with the HP workstation group. Great folks, nice hotel, fun meetings, Cirque de Soleil tonight. So all the workstation VPs make their sweep of the dining room last night, saying hello, getting some face time with the various press folks. Some kind of know me; I’ve reviewed…Details
HP Introduces World’s First 27-inch All-in-One Workstation Category-defining HP Z1 workstation allows design professionals to unleash their creativity LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2012 – HP today unveiled the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display.Designed like no other, the display of the new HP Z1 Workstation snaps open so users can easily swap…Details
Here’s a video from my presentation at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles in November 2011. There’s also a link to the PDF of my Powerpoint slides below. Enjoy.
Check out my review in OnlineMedia.net, where I found FCPX’s multicam feature “fabulous” and concluded: Looking at the bigger picture, Apple deserves credit for delivering on a promise and doing a largely good job of it. Functionally, Final Cut Pro X can now get the job done for most event and other multicam intensive shooters,…Details
Here’s a video I produced for OnlineVideo.net on using Premiere Pro’s Ultra Key and Garbage Matte. It’s an intro- to mid-level video that applies the effect on three videos of varying complexity. The good news? One video is of a (fully clothed) lovely dancing lady. The bad news? The lady’s face is not showing (those…Details
I produce lots screencams, and some customers like having a live greenscreen video intro in front of the screencam. “What’s the harm,” they ask? It’s only 30 seconds of video, how long will that take to shoot?” Well, if you’re like me and you don’t have a dedicated studio and staff for such productions, they…Details
I recently reviewed Singular Software’s Presto for OnlineVideo.net; you can read the review here. As the lead states: Capturing and producing presentation videos typically involves multiple options, all of them bad. For example, you can frame wide and capture both the speaker and the projected slides, but then your speaker is tiny and the slides…Details