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.

Mobile journalism and mediography update & buyer’s guide: 2016.12

Mobile journalism and mediography update & buyer’s guide: 2016.12

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The monetization epidemic: Why are many people using the wrong term?

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iKlip Grip Pro grip/pole/tripod/remote for smartphones

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Many people know that the under US$10 FiLMiC Pro for Android or iPhone gives us much more control than the standard video recording app. The more commonly known features…

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Recently I published an article covering several new features and benefits in Hindenburg Journalist (PRO), including –16 LUFS normalization in the standard (non PRO) version. However, I was concerned since…

Why Shure’s own 545 palindromic mic beats the SM57 nowadays

Why Shure’s own 545 palindromic mic beats the SM57 nowadays

Six years before Shure released the ubiquitous SM57 dynamic microphone in 1965, the company began to sell its palindromic predecessor, the model 545. Although the 545 is much less prominent…

Shure SM58 microphone celebrates its 50th anniversary

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Both the SM58 and the very similar SM57 are ubiquitous models of classic dynamic handheld microphones. Although its creator is now officially known as Shure Incorporated, the company was born…