Allan Tépper

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.

Spreaker makes improvements & merges with Blog Talk Radio

Spreaker makes improvements & merges with Blog Talk Radio

After my detailed review and article about the new radio (including podcasting) from February 2017 (link ahead), Spreaker has already implemented 1.5 of my suggestions. The Italian-based company…

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

For many years, I have been reviewing several different types of microphones. However, this is the very first time I am focusing on the on-camera genre. One of the…

Master Sony’s Instant HDR and Hybrid Log Gamma in under 5 minutes

Master Sony’s Instant HDR and Hybrid Log Gamma in under 5 minutes

Most people interested in 4K final delivery have realized that without HDR, 4K is like a day without sunshine. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. Ever since 4K UHD TV…

LumaFusion 1.4 for iOS adds pro audio functions and raw support for grading

LumaFusion 1.4 for iOS adds pro audio functions and raw support for grading

I have been covering this iOS video editing tool since way back when it was born as Avid Studio for iPad in 2012. Then it became Pinnacle Studio and most…

Use wireless Apple AirPods’ mic for shooting standups/monologues with your smartphone?

Use wireless Apple AirPods’ mic for shooting standups/monologues with your smartphone?

Cielo de la Paz of The Storyographist has successfully used the AirPod’s wireless microphone to record standups and monologues, as proven in the video ahead. With a hairstyle like…

Canon answers my questions about new camcorders XF405/XF400/GX10

Canon answers my questions about new camcorders XF405/XF400/GX10

You may have read my recent coverage about Canon’s new XF405/XF400/GX10 and Sony’s new PXW-Z90, HXR-NX80 and FDR-AX700 cameras, all of which shoot…

WordPress security seminar in Madrid by Allan Tépper

WordPress security seminar in Madrid by Allan Tépper

Yesterday afternoon in Spain, I had the pleasure and honor of hosting a seminar about WordPress security + automatic multi-backups to multiple servers located in different geographical locations. It’s…

Balanced audio: benefits and varieties

Balanced audio: benefits and varieties

Balanced audio is often combined with a 3-pin XLR plug, although it can also use a TRS or Tip/Ring/Sleeve plug (mono balanced), screw terminals or other terminations…

Introducing THU, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn

Introducing THU, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn

Today is the last day of THU 2017, which has been taking place in a very special corner of Portugal in Europe, known as Península de Tróia. THU…

New 4K UHD camcorders from Canon & Sony: Let’s compare

New 4K UHD camcorders from Canon & Sony: Let’s compare

Canon just launched the 4K UHD XF405/XF400/GX10. This is the first time Canon has chosen a 1-inch type sensor, something done previously with Sony models. Sony has…