Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is an award-winning broadcaster & podcaster, 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. See his radio activity at radio.AllanTepper.com and his books at books.AllanTepper.com.

Google Podcasts fixed 99% of show notes formatting

Google Podcasts fixed 99% of show notes formatting

Google Podcasts is a quasi-native app on all Android devices since version 4.1. The current Android version 9 with security patch 5, so Google Podcasts is quasi-native…

Review: Simply Sound SS-1 pre-preamp, like elevator shoes for dynamic mics

Review: Simply Sound SS-1 pre-preamp, like elevator shoes for dynamic mics

This is a review of the SS-1 pre-preamp from The Simply Sound Company from Salt Lake City (Utah, United States), which graciously sent me a unit to review…

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

Updated article, January 13, 2019. After my second article about the RØDECaster Pro, a series of tweets initiated by Rob Greenlee suggested that the device should contain 5G to…

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

The ideal tools for LIVE production and broadcast are often different from those used for the opposite production process, which is heavily focused on a time-consuming MULTITRACK post-production…

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

The Tascam US-2×2 is an audio interface which offers two mic preamps/A-D & D-A converters. Those two mic preamps offer up to 57 dB…

Compare: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 and JVC GY-HC500 1” type 4K cameras

Compare: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 and JVC GY-HC500 1” type 4K cameras

I am intrigued to compare these two 1” type 4K cameras/camcorders. They share the same sensor size, same maximum aperture at both extremes of the permanent zoom, and virtually…

Review: HP Chromebook 14 IPS matte 2018

Review: HP Chromebook 14 IPS matte 2018

Chromebooks have come a long way, since I first reviewed a CTL J4 Plus and a Chromebit stick back in 2016. Nearly all now offer the capability of running Android…

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

In several past articles, I have reviewed and provided workflows for Auphonic (the apps), Cleanfeed Pro and Hindenburg Journalist Pro, but those were not tested on a Chromebook. Instead, I…

Google Fi now officially supports iPhone + more Androids than before

Google Fi now officially supports iPhone + more Androids than before

Google Fi was born in April 2015 under the temporary name “Project Fi”. I published my first review about this wonderful service in January 2016, and later published other articles…

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

GY-HC500 & GY-HC550: JVC’s new cameras break the 10-bit barrier + add ProRes & J-Log1 (10-bit) for HDR

I am very excited to share that JVC’s new 1-inch type sensor GY-HC500 and HC550 cameras now break the 10-bit barrier, not only with inboard 10…