Allan Tépper

Allan Tépper

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Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is a bilingual consultant, multi-title author, tech journalist, translator, and language activist who has been working with professional video since the eighties. Since 1994, Tépper has been consulting both end-users and manufacturers through his Florida company. Via TecnoTur, Tépper has been giving video tech seminars in several South Florida’s universities and training centers, and in a half dozen Latin American countries, in their native language. Tépper has been a frequent radio/TV guest on several South Florida, Guatemalan, and Venezuelan radio and TV stations. As a certified ATA (American Translators Association) translator, Tépper has translated and localized dozens of advertisements, catalogs, software, and technical manuals for the Spanish and Latin American markets. He has also written many contracted white papers for tech manufacturers. Over the past 18 years, Tépper’s articles have been published or quoted in more than a dozen magazines, newspapers, and electronic media in Latin America. Since 2008, Allan Tépper’s articles have been published frequently –in English– in ProVideo Coalition magazine, and since 2014, he is is the director of CapicúaFM.com. His website is AllanTépper.com.

PV3200PT monitor for editors: Surprising responses from BenQ

PV3200PT monitor for editors: Surprising responses from BenQ

When I first saw José Antunes mention the BenQ PV3200PT 4K UHD here in ProVideo Coalition (link ahead), I was intrigued. Then, a couple of days later, I received a…

First look: T-RackS Saturator X for Mac/Windows from IK Multimedia

First look: T-RackS Saturator X for Mac/Windows from IK Multimedia

With its new T-RackS Saturator X, IK Multimedia is promising “analog saturation magic” for digital recordings. In the Italian company’s desire to simulate parity in two of the…

Canon EOS 80D for video: 6 details I applaud & 8 I dislike

Canon EOS 80D for video: 6 details I applaud & 8 I dislike

Canon has been justifiably criticized for the past few years for its lack of innovation in its low and mid range photo-style cameras’ video capabilities. However, with the EOS…

Review: MovieCaptioner for Mac creates all type of subtitles and closed captions

Review: MovieCaptioner for Mac creates all type of subtitles and closed captions

The sub-US$100 MovieCaptioner for Mac can create timed subtitles and captions and then export them for virtually any output situation. That includes 28 export formats I’ll list…

Amazon’s new Video Direct allows indie access to sell & rent content via Amazon Prime

Amazon’s new Video Direct allows indie access to sell & rent content via Amazon Prime

Amazon has just launched its new Video Direct. This new access allows independent video producers to upload and earn royalties for sales or rentals via Amazon Prime, which is called…

Should I Hackintosh? Legal, moral/ethical & technical factors

Should I Hackintosh? Legal, moral/ethical & technical factors

This article would be unnecessary if Apple would simply do the right thing and license its OS X operating system to HP, as I covered in Will the new HP…

Review: HP ZBook Studio G3 is the portable workstation to consider for video pros

Review: HP ZBook Studio G3 is the portable workstation to consider for video pros

In my view, a video pro who is looking for a portable workstation with a laptop form factor should be seeking a few key features: the fastest possible speed to…

Audiovisual451: International borders for digital media distribution are finally diminishing

Audiovisual451: International borders for digital media distribution are finally diminishing

It might surprise you to know that I still own and use a multi-region DVD player to be able to play foreign movies in the US. With most commercial…

NAB 2016: Digital Heaven launches SpeedScriber automated transcription service

NAB 2016: Digital Heaven launches SpeedScriber automated transcription service

At NAB 2016, Digital Heaven announced a brand new product, SpeedScriber. which is currently in development. As explained by the company, transcribing audio or video files is a common task…

NAB 2016: NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud apps eliminates upload times

NAB 2016: NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud apps eliminates upload times

At NAB 2016, NewTek announced NDI for Adobe Creative Cloud, a software plug-in with NewTek’s groundbreaking Network Device Interface (NDI) technology. The NDI integration enables users of Adobe…