Geoff Fox, Pioneering Work At Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is a veteran TV meteorologist with seven Emmy awards and more than 30 years experience delivering the daily forecast at TV stations from sea to shining sea. Changes in the weather aren’t the only thing he’s observed. Like nearly everything else, meteorology and weather reporting have radically changed during his career thanks primarily … Read more…

GeeksLife.com: Getting Started with the TriCaster Mini HD-4

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Dave Curlee, Head of Production at GeeksLife.com and Dean of Awesome Production Stuff at AcademyOfGeeks.com, spent some quality hand’s-on time with the TriCaster Mini HD-4, and produced an entry for his Lights! Camera! WEB! blog, Getting Started with the TriCaster Mini HD-4.  Dave gives you a tour of the new, compact production system and shows … Read more…

TWiT TV, Web Streaming Pioneer, Grows Big by Going Lean

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It’s 2005. Longtime technology broadcaster Leo Laporte had just finished up a six-year gig with cable channel TechTV, which took a hard turn away from technology programming and morphed into a gaming network. Instead of throwing up his hands, Laporte decided the time was ripe to do what was unthinkable even five years earlier – … Read more…

Accidental Discovery: TalkShow Works Great for Remote Direction

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Many companies release a product designed for a specific purpose only to discover that their customers use it for something entirely different. Thomas Edison didn’t think his phonograph would be of any use for music reproduction, for example. In one recent case, the company making the product made the discovery before its customers did. For … Read more…

Going Live with Geek Beat TV

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A decade ago Cali Lewis and business partner John Pozadzides (John P.) co-founded Livid Lobster, LLC, and began a tech news podcast produced and uploaded from her spare bedroom.  From that humble beginning the podcast grew and evolved into the popular online weekly “Geek Beat LIVE” tech news show. Geek Beat LIVE now boasts 2.5 … Read more…

How Marel Uses Video To Engage Global Employees

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With 4000 employees across 50 locations in 30 countries, how do you keep everyone informed, motivated and feeling like part of the team? For Marel, the answer is professional video communication. Marel is the leading global provider of advanced equipment for the food processing industries, providing machinery that does everything from harvesting raw materials to … Read more…

Why You Need to Integrate Video Into Your Marketing

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By Steve Hullfish Successful marketing does two things: it reaches new people and it provides a compelling message to those people. Video is the surest way to deliver on both of these key points. REACHING NEW PEOPLE To market yourself successfully, you need to be visible to new customers, and some would argue correctly that … Read more…

Video –– 3 Key Ways to Drive Engagement, Leads, and Sales

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By Steve Hullfish To start off, the headline should probably be exactly reversed. How do you generate leads, make sales and create engagement? The answer to all of these critical questions is video. GENERATING LEADS Video can be used for lead generation in many ways. The primary among them is to increase your chances for … Read more…

Broadcasting and Live Streaming Jakarta’s Java Jazz Fest 2015:

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When Workflow Failure Is Not an Option By Karen Moltenbrey The annual Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, is without question a headline event, drawing more than 120,000 attendees from all over the world, as international and local artists perform on 17 stages during this three-day event. Those unable to attend can experience the sights … Read more…

NewTek TalkShow Expands Possibilities for Election Coverage

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NewTek’s TalkShow video calling system is being used in Spain to enable journalists, experts and analysts from across the self-governing region of Andalusia to offer daily video analysis of the recent election campaign. Leading Spanish newspaper, El Pais, enlisted TalkShow as one of the key tools in publishing high quality video interviews and reports from remote … Read more…