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.

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Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

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2 Chromebooks reviewed: CTL J4 Plus laptop & Chromebit stick

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Android vs iOS: a mediographer’s dilemma 2016.12

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A question I often get is: Which is better for mediographers or mobile journalists: an Android or iOS device? In fact, it’s something that I find myself continuing to…

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

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Throughout the world, content producers want to continue to make money from their works, or make even more than they are earning already, especially with digital content, like electronic books…

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