BirdDog Introduces HD-SDI/HDMI To NDI™ Convertor

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  Generating huge buzz at NAB 2017 was Australian company BirdDog. Their soon to be shipping product, BirdDog Studio, is a camera input box that receives input from HDMI or HD-SDI cameras and converts the signal to NewTek NDI™ and streams it to any NDI-enabled production system over IP, anywhere on your network. No wonder it … Read more…

Muscle Shoals Teacher Sees Past and Future in Media Production

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Randy Bruce, high school teacher, and long-time musician/songwriter was recently interviewed by Forbes Magazine writer George Howard on how his work with local students in media production has led to a resurgence in world awareness of the musical legacy of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  In addition to raising the profile of the area’s musical past, Bruce’s classes … Read more…

IP and Scalable Video Performance

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By Dr. Andrew Cross & Stephen W. Bowie The transition from analog to digital took nearly a quarter of a century and an act of Congress; the nonlinear revolution consumed another decade. By contrast, the transformation to an IP workflow is arriving like a bullet train, without legislation, sanction, or specification. In this article we … Read more…

The Low Cost 3-Camera Production Recipe

The Canon XA10 HD is ideal for studio and/or location work and offers a handy flip-out HD viewscreen. Here, used here by a KRGV-TV5, shooter, it helped that station win an Emmy Award.

By George Avgerakis The most basic online video production is a lecture or webinar – one guy in front of a camera, perhaps with slides or graphics.  Universities, hospitals, corporations and even garage mechanics are making these shows and many are making money.  But audiences are starting to demand more quality.  Soon, multi-cameras, animated graphics … Read more…