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Based on the same stabilization technology that has made the professional Movi rigs popular, the new FREEFLY Movi gimbal is designed specifically for your iPhone! The rubberized grip holds well in your hand, a joystick at your fingertips gives you all the control you need,...
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Featuring a 24MP sensor, and capable of shooting 6K video (6016 x 3200) at up to 30 fps, the new DJI Zenmuse X7 camera with 3-axis gimbal offers a significant upgrade over its predecessor, X5S model, and makes for an even more ideal complement to the DJI Inspire 2 Quadcopter. Recording options include 6K video at 17:9 and 16:9 aspect ratios, DCI 4K at 30 fps, and UHD 4K at 60 fps in the Cinema-...
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Adobe has just announced the newest release of its consumer photo and video editing applications, Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 2018, for Mac and Windows. In the professional editing industry, Adobe has been one of the few top names for many years. Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects are found in virtually every studio. The Elements versions are for those editors who want...
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Designed for medium and large businesses establishments, Dahua’s Ultra Series cameras are the best of the best of its 2017 surveillance camera lineup. The Ultra Series 8MP Varifocal Outdoor Bullet and Dome cameras feature 8MP sensors that capture up to Ultra HD 4K resolution video (3840 x 2160) at the space-saving frame rate of 15 fps, or 2560 x 1440 high resolution at real-time 30 fps, both...
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Transcend continues its commitment to dash cams with its new DrivePro 110 and DrivePro 130 models. A comprehensive list of features make these compelling contenders...
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Digital Watchdog’s recently released MEGApix lineup is designed to provide you with an affordable, high-resolution, day/night surveillance solution for your commercial or office establishment. The lineup includes four 4MP Outdoor Network Turret Cameras with Night Vision, all sharing a similar housing for visual consistency. They all record in up to 2592 x 1520 resolution at 30 fps but come with...
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Keep an eye on your home (or office) from anywhere in the world with Samsung’s new SmartCam Wi-Fi home monitoring cameras. Place the SmartCam HD Plus Indoor Camera on any shelf or stand in your home, or attach it to a wall. Mount the...
5 months ago
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Think of professional companies that offer solely drone video production services. When they come on set, they come prepared with essential accessories. What exactly are the essentials? There really are just several (later, we’ll touch on cool, special drone accessories, like launch pads, but first let’s review what the essentials are). Newcomers to the world of drones might be surprised to see...
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Some of the biggest names in broadcasting and live production are praising NewTek’s innovative NDI technology (Network Device Interface), a royalty-free standard for anyone to connect video equipment across a network. As Edgar Shane, General Manager of Engineering at JVC Professional Video, says, “NewTek’s initiative to unify video-over-IP protocols to create a plug-and-play environment for...
8 months ago
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One look at the specs and you’ll see that YI Technology action cameras are some of the most superior on the market. And their complementary gimbal head and other accessories are equally on the cutting edge. The new YI Action Bundles hence offer truly advanced and comprehensive solutions for creative, high-...
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The teleprompter setup consists mainly of a camera, mirror, and monitor. The mirror is a reflective glass that’s positioned directly in front of the camera lens. The monitor sits under the mirror and displays a scrolling script. The script is reflected on the mirror, and a presenter—a newscaster, for example—can read the script from the mirror while looking directly into the camera, since the...
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If you’re in the market for a teleprompter for your web projects, an affordable mobile solution may be ideal for you, and B&H carries several that cost less than $200 at the time of this writing. These teleprompters use a tablet or smartphone instead of a dedicated monitor to produce scrolling text, and this allows them to be very compact in design, to work without any power cables or...
9 months ago
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You take photos and videos with your phone all day; how about upgrading to surround-vision 360? The Insta360 Air is a micro-size spherical VR camera that attaches right onto your Android phone, controlled via an included Android app. Featuring either a micro-USB or a USB Type-C connector on the bottom, it simply plugs into your phone and gives you 360-degree capture capability. Only 1.5” in...
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The main things to consider when creating an HDR video are the reference monitor and the format. The monitor is the big issue because HDR monitors are very expensive. The most affordable one at the time of this writing is close to $20,000. What is HDR Video? HDR (High Dynamic Range) video is an emerging technology that will be the future of video, for professionals and consumers. HDR video is...
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Bluefish444 is an Australian-based manufacturer of video input/output solutions. Its focus is almost solely on advanced SDI and HDMI I/O cards and accompanying software, and the company offers options for video professionals and developers. Bluefish444 I/O cards are among the priciest, but Bluefish444, nonetheless, has a customer base of more than 21,000. Most of the customers are businesses....

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