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.

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

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RØDE team members granted two US patents for firsts in microphone technology

RØDE team members granted two US patents for firsts in microphone technology

Australian pro audio company RØDE Microphones announced that two of its team members have recently received US patents through their ingenious work at RØDE. Technical Engineering Manager Luke…

Underwater Panasonic Lumix TS7 4K action camera vs  FT7

Underwater Panasonic Lumix TS7 4K action camera vs FT7

Thanks to José Antunes (who also writes for ProVideo Coalition magazine), I became aware of this new pair of underwater 4K UHD cameras which cost ±US$450 and both have…

Forensic audio: Jason Levine of Adobe demonstrates with Audition

Forensic audio: Jason Levine of Adobe demonstrates with Audition

Yesterday, Jason Levine used Adobe Audition to perform a forensic audio demonstration/study during his live Internet broadcast. Even though I have no idea who Laurel or Yanny are, I…

Do you have a website? Avoid a US$23 million fine before May 25.

Do you have a website? Avoid a US$23 million fine before May 25.

In case you didn’t know, the deadline for your website and email promotion system to comply with GDPR is May 25th. (In some other languages, GDPR is known as…

LUFS audio standards update for May 2018

LUFS audio standards update for May 2018

Since I published How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends? in March, both Adobe and Hindenburg have contacted me to inform how some of…

PeterGregg proves GH5s autofocus obliterates the prior GH5

PeterGregg proves GH5s autofocus obliterates the prior GH5

I am so happy with PeterGregg’s new video which proves that the Panasonic GH5s model’s autofocus literally blows away that of the original GH5 model. I am also…

Improving audiograms in 2018 with SpareMin

Improving audiograms in 2018 with SpareMin

Back in July 2017, I published a review of Auphonic’s audiogram service, which creates visual animation over a still image (or sequential images) based upon the audio waveform. Ahead…

Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K vs competition: Canon, JVC, Panasonic and Sony

Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K vs competition: Canon, JVC, Panasonic and Sony

The recently announced US$1295 Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K offers unique features in its price category, including: 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO up to 25,600…

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, I got my first real opportunity to test JK Audio’s BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth audio transceiver for video ENG (Electronic News Gathering). In…