2017 saw another iteration of the ever-exciting NAMM Show. Luckily, I was able to attend once again, and this time I was given an invite from Datavideo, a very special company with a very special product that they like to call “KMU-100.” It’s a gem from the video world that … Read the rest of this now >>
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How to buy an instant replay system on a budget
Instant replay is an essential part of quality sports programming. New lower budget options are now available to help smaller venues and schools do instant replay. This is giving these smaller production added entertainment value while also providing officials the ability to review plays.
Cameras, lenses, and video mixers have … Read the rest of this now >>
PTZ Camera Review: Panasonic AW-HE40SK vs Datavideo PTC-150T
The newest trend in technology for PTZ cameras is ‘PoE’ or power over ethernet. This technology allows for power to be carried over a Cat5e or Cat 6 cable. Today, ethernet cables can carry a substantial amount of data and power, and camera companies are working hard to take advantage … Read the rest of this now >>
Why are there no 1080p TV Channels?
The difference between 720p, 1080i, and 1080p has been debated for years. 1080p is superior in quality, however whether or not that quality can be delivered is a whole other matter. In this world full of ads and sales for technology in 1080p HD, 2K, and 4K , the vast … Read the rest of this now >>
What is HDBaseT and How is it Changing the Future of Video?
HDBaseT is a new video and data transfer standard that could soon replace HDMI. Most video productions have to set up at least 2-3 cables for each camera station, depending on if you cameras are robotic, or need to transmit tally. Imagine if you only had to set up one? … Read the rest of this now >>
How to Use Your 4K Camera in an HD World
2K distribution and 1080p HD broadcast are going to receive new attention at NAB. That’s right, ‘2K’ is not a typo, that is what I meant. Broadcast and distribution in 1080p is being adopted slowly, but not nearly as slowly as 4K.
You may be one of thousands of … Read the rest of this now >>
How to use the GoPro Hero 4 for Live Production
In this tutorial, you will learn how to do live video out on the GoPro Hero 4. You will then be able to connect it to the Datavideo SE-2200, HS-2200, or SE/HS-2800 HD Switcher directly with a micro HDMI to HDMI cable, or with a HDMI to SDI converter (like … Read the rest of this now >>