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.

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Ahead I am sharing four videos that demonstrate how to do something that seems counterintuitive, in order to achieve a huge improvement in the GH5 camcorder’s automatic focus. As…

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Last week in Miami at Midtown Video’s expo, I got to see full presentations on three Panasonic cameras and two LiveU products for live streaming, given by product…

Review: Status Audio CB-1 brandable isolating headphones

Review: Status Audio CB-1 brandable isolating headphones

If you’re a longtime reader, you have probably seen my articles about the multiple advantages of branded windscreens, as opposed to mic flags. Ever since I published those, I…

Google’s Project Fi mobile service is now better than ever

Google’s Project Fi mobile service is now better than ever

First, I reviewed Google’s marvelous Project Fi mobile telephone & data service. Later, I published two different methods to make Project Fi work unofficially with an iPhone, even though…

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

Frequent readers already know that Hindenberg Journalist (Pro) is my favorite multitrack audio editor for storytelling, and I have covered it in several articles. In Hindenburg Journalist (Pro)’s default…

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

As promised after teasing it in my recent RØDE NT1 microphone review, here is the RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and bidirectional A-to-D/D-to-A…

Monitoring challenges when using multiple digital USB mics simultaneously

Monitoring challenges when using multiple digital USB mics simultaneously

Digital USB microphones have improved in quality and multiplied in availability on the market. This can simplify systems and often reduce overall cost. Thanks to several ingenious software developers —including…

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Here is my review of the black-colored, high-end RØDE NT1 analog electret condenser studio microphone, together with its matching shockmount and pop filter, not to be confused…

Review: Descript transcription-text-audio-caption/subtitle editor

Review: Descript transcription-text-audio-caption/subtitle editor

Although I have seen scattered pieces of the tools contained in Descript elsewhere (some of which I have reviewed before), Descript is the very first time I have seen an…

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Cleanfeed is an online service that uses the Opus audio códec and the Chrome browser to allow for ISDN quality with one or multiple co-hosts and interviews. Cleanfeed…