IK Multimedia Reveals iKlip A/V

IK Multimedia premiers iKlip A/V – the first smartphone broadcast mount for professional mobile audio and video I unabashedly love all of the goodies from IK Multimedia. I extensively use many of their products for my productions. The iRig Mic Studio is a standard for my studio work and the iKlip Grip is my constant companion on […]

UltraHD Blu-ray Players Land at CES-Where’s The Content?

                CES has seen the arrival of UltraHD Blu-ray Players land in the marketplace. Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Phillips all have offerings. Some even include HDR features and upconversion. But what about content? Since, as we all know, content if king, we decided to give you and easy buying […]

Now This is a REAL Drone

There are drones galore at CES 2016. There is even a drone rodeo, but this drone has to take the cake. The Ehang’s 184 AAV  Was designed as a one cedar electric drone, says Ehang CEO Huazhi Hu. The Chinese built 184 is simple and easy to use the end, terminal on and select your destination using […]

Life After Gravity Episode Three

This episode really gets into Solo owners videos. For Episode Three of our Life After Gravity miniseries — shot entirely on Solo; — we branched out in terms both of creativity and crew, for the first time primarily incorporating amazing shots submitted by everyday users from around the Solo universe. From the beginning we intended the LAG series to be a crowdsourced film, but the response has been more enthusiastic and the volume […]

Filmpower Shows Off New Roxor Camera-Gimbal Package

                  From the company that brought you the Nebula Series of camera gimbals, comes Roxor. Roxor is a fully contained Camera & Gimbal package. They will debut their new device at CES 2016. While they are boasting 4k recording, while checking the fine print of the specs […]

3DR Adds New Features to Solo Drone

3DR Announces Updated Smart Shots And Flight Safety Software The new updates mark an evolutionary step forward for the Solo® smart drone With the addition of Multipoint Cable Cam and Follow Me with Free Look, 3D Robotics Solo has once again stepped up it’s game. As you can see from the video above, these new […]

Fibrum Unveils Global Virtual Platform at CES 2016

              Boasting the most extensive library of VR apps and games on the web, Fibrum will showcase its VR prowess at CES 2016.  Fibrum, an international Virtual Reality company with over 4.3M downloads of its VR apps and games, is presenting its global platform for Virtual Reality where users […]

Samsung Live UHD Broadcast From CES 2016

                At CES 2016, Samsung Electronics, Sinclair Broadcast Group, ONE Media, Pearl TV and TeamCast are demonstrating the broadcast and receiving capabilities of ATSC 3.0, the cutting-edge terrestrial TV standard. The demonstration includes reception of Ultra High Definition (UHD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) 4K content using ATSC 3.0 […]

DJI Debuts Fly-Safe System

                  DJI has jumped out ahead with a new Fly-Safe System to keep drone aviators from flying where they shouldn’t. Rolled out with a firmware update the new geofencing software stops users from taking off from restricted areas. More details below. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide […]

Nevada Brothel Slides Into VR

Las Vegas-Area Brothel Sheri’s Ranch Takes Aim at CES 2016’s Push into Virtual Reality (Pahrump, NV – December 29, 2015) — As Las Vegas-area legal brothel and sex resort Sheri’s Ranch prepares for its annual surge in business during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it’s also bracing against the tech trend CES is promoting […]

iRig Mic Lav Delivers

The iRig Mic Lav is a fantastic rig for podcasters or video bloggers looking to quickly mic up someone to do an audio or video interview. I was honestly quite surprised at the quality of the audio the folks at IK Multimedia have really outdone themselves this time. When I received the iRig Mic Lav […]

Xiro Xplorer Takes to Skies at CES

                  There is a new entrant in the drone wars. Shenzhen-based Rapoo has experience in the robotics market but this is their first quadcopter. The carbon fiber body has both snap on battery and snap on gimbal, a big advantage to other designs. It also makes the portability […]

2016 –A year of Technology Cloud Bursts, El Nino-Like Changes

Better View 2016 –A year of Technology Cloud Bursts, El Nino-Like Changes– Sometimes you have to step back a little way from the noise, excitement and hype around all of the new technology coming at you and take a cold, hard look at what is really going to impact the billions of consumers on the […]

Consumers Need Time/Help to Jump to Tomorrow

“Play it once, Sam. For old times’ sake. Play it, Sam. Play “As Time Goes By.” – Ilsa, “Casablanca,” Warner Bros., 1942 Every day; engineers, programmers, brilliant idea folks– physically and remotely– sit around conference tables around the globe to plan the next insanely great IoT (Internet of Things), IoE (Internet of Everything), smart car, […]

NewBlueFX Teaches Jurassic Park Title

                  Hands down my favorite titler is NewBlueFX Titler Pro 4. Amazingly fast and simple, but with the depth of features to enable you to be as creative as you want to be. If you enjoyed Jurassic Park and want to recreate the style of the title then […]

Over-the-air 4K TV demo planned for CES

                  A live demonstration of broadcast 4K television is planned to take place in Las Vegas in January at the Consumer Electronics Show. The broadcast will utilize ATSC 3.0, the next-generation version of the U.S. TV broadcasting standard, and be sent from a Sinclair Broadcasting transmitter near […]

NASA Almost Ready For 3D Printed Rocket Engine

                Fortune Magazine ran this story and I thought my readers may have missed it. It’s a way to quickly build a cheaper engine for a potential Mars lander. For three years the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been testing a variety of 3D-printed rocket engine parts. […]

DJI Opens Flagship Store in China

                  DJI, the reigning King of Drones, opened their flagship store in Shenzen, China. An 800-square-meter UAV haven, contains a theater, lounge and flight area. Although you won’t get to fly if you visit. For fear of rookie fliers giving close shaves to other patrons, experienced pilots […]

Archaeologist 3D Scans World’s Oldest Preserved Ham And Peanut

                I found this fascinating story on Forbes and wanted to share it with you. Along with drone technology, three-dimensional scanning and printing are revolutionizing the field of archaeology. High-quality replicas are inexpensive to produce, and digitizing a collection of stone tools, pottery, bones, and other artifacts to share […]