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LaCie LaCinema: Portable HD Media Playback Solutions

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Product Spotlight | 0 comments

A common question on video forums these days is, “How can I play HD videos at a trade show” or “How can I provide video playback at a kiosk for my client”, without having to burn to Blu-ray and use a Blu-ray player? Others may want to take audio, photo and movie collections on the go, for vacations or sharing with relatives. LaCie, a popular supplier of portable hard drives, has a solution in their LaCinema line of hard drives. There are two lines – LaCinema Classic, and LaCinema Rugged, the latter having a...

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CalDigit HDOne Testimonial

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in CalDigit, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

EMP|SFM Editor: David WulzenLocation: Seattle, WAWebsite: www.empsfm.org ToolKit: * CalDigit HDOne * Final Cut Pro * AJA Kona 3 Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum (EMP|SFM) is a museum dedicated to the exploration of creativity and innovation in popular music and the thought-provoking ideas and experiences of science fiction. Everything that I have experienced with the HDOne can be summed up in one word – simple. From opening the box, to being up and running, to monitoring drive health and speeds, it is all incredibly simple....

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Matrox MXO2 – To MAX or not to MAX, that is the question

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Matrox, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

We’ve had a lot of inquiries lately from customers interested in Matrox MXO2 hardware who are unsure if they need to get the “MAX” option or not. I’d like to share some information here to help you make an informed decision on this for yourself. Quite simply, MAX is for H.264 export and capture. It provides hardware-accelerated H.264 output of your finished edit sequences to formats for Blu-ray, web, and mobile devices using a dedicated compression chip in the MXO2 box. Using the new Matrox MAX H.264 Capture application with...

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Matrox Interview

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Matrox, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

I had an opportunity to sit down with our Matrox representative recently. I wanted to ask some questions about the video industry in general, Matrox in particular, and also to get some ideas about his views of the video industry and how Matrox, as a viable and well-respected manufacturer, plans to succeed in 2004. Safe Harbor: Overall, was 2003 a successful year for Matrox? Matrox: Yes, definitely. We launched the RT.X100 Xtreme Pro Suite and Pro Collection into the reseller channel. Real value was added to the Adobe software bundle with the...

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E-on software Customer Showreel 2010

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in E-on Software, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

For those of you who couldn’t watch it at this year’s SIGGRAPH, the e-on software Customer Show Reel 2010 is finally available, in HD! Take a look at the fantastic work some of the best Vue artists have done! [youtube]6QRL-2cWdb8[/youtube] Problems viewing in this window? Watch it on Youtube here.

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NewTek 3Play In Action

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in NewTek, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

Safe Harbor Computers recently provided some local support for the NewTek 3Play 330 and NewTek 3Play 820 instant replay systems, shown below providing big-screen replay in a live sports venue. These affordable solutions are used by sports broadcasters, teams, leagues, schools, and other organizations to enhance production with portable, and professional, instant replay capabilities. [youtube]JovH9bNlEDE[/youtube] For a more in-depth look at the powerful features available with NewTek 3Play systems, check out the video below, view available...

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About NewTek TriCaster

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in NewTek, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

TriCaster can bring your message to anyone – easily and affordably! Seamlessly mix and record audio, video, still images, titles and computer presentations into one compelling message, without being a video pro! TriCaster can: Project the speaker, sporting event, dance recital, even the audience – anything you aim your cameras at – LIVE and on screen for all to see! Mix in lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, prerecorded video and still images. Overlay sports scores, performer’s names, credits… with instant, live...

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Videomaker Reviews Safe Harbor’s TSUNAMI Workstations

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Matrox, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

Joe said, “Besides liking the machine, we were impressed with Safe Harbor as a knowledgeable system integrator that cares about quality.”Read the rest here!

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Panasonic AG-HMC40 AVCCAM solid-state camcorder

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Product Spotlight | 0 comments

Panasonic’s latest entry in its AVCCAM camcorder lineup is the AG-HMC40, which might be described as the “little brother” of the popular AG-HMC150 model. This tapeless camcorder uses an SDHC memory card to record any of 9 different HD formats using AVCHD (MPEG-4) compression and also takes still photos at up to 10.6 – megapixel quality in the .jpg format. The highest video quality setting of “PH” records the full 1920×1080 or 1280×720 HD resolution at 21Mbps, with settings of 1080i60, 1080p30, 1080p24,...

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