As any craftsman will tell you, it’s not only a matter of knowing what you’re doing, but also having the right tools for the job. And in the case of video professionals, there are an awful lot of tools out there. Here's a list of my essential items. Think I’ve missed something off the list? Add your favorite in the comments box below!
We have embraced 4K, and while some are still struggling to get on top of the challenges that 4K brought, several manufacturers are gearing up for 8K resolutions – and beyond! What are the benefits and challenges of higher resolutions? What products are there in the market?
Video mapping, projection mapping, 3D mapping, spatial augmented reality or plain old mapping, the technology has plenty of names but the effect can be summed up in a single word: wow! We take a quick look at what it is and when to use it.
Network audio solutions have been around for many years now, but here’s one that seems to be gaining more traction than most. Dante has been adopted by many vendors who wish to include this kind of interface with their systems, either as fully integrated ones or standalone solutions.
This list of best practices originates from a lively panel discussion at the latest North American Theatre Engineering Conference (NATEAC) chaired by John Huntington, Professor of Entertainment Technology, and author of the industry must-read, 'Show Networks and Control Systems' (new edition out now!). It represents at least 30 years accumulated expertise in the industry, deploying, advising and educating about show networks. Read on…
Let’s face it, EDID can be a troublemaker. But don’t despair – you can get a long way by simply understanding EDID and keeping a cool head…
Control systems have evolved incredibly over the last 40 years or so, but how do you get the best out of them and make them really effective?
Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a professional digital video interface standard that has been used since the early 90s. From its relatively humble beginnings to 8K support, here's what you need to know about SDI and its benefits compared to other interface standards!
Is your inbox full of emails about changes in privacy and consent policies? The reason could be spelled GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). If you’re not familiar with the new European Union regulation, check out these five FAQs* first!