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.

LumaFusion announces external monitoring & more at NAB 2018

LumaFusion announces external monitoring & more at NAB 2018

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, Luma Touch has announced compelling new options for its LumaFusion, a pro video editor for iOS (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch), which I have covered…

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera earns 4K, balanced XLR audio and more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera earns 4K, balanced XLR audio and more

At NAB 2018, Blackmagic announced its new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. The 4K is both DCI 4096×2160 and UHD 3840×2160. It has a full 4/3…

NewTek, Vizrt & Cisco show virtualized products at NAB 2018

NewTek, Vizrt & Cisco show virtualized products at NAB 2018

NewTek, Vizrt and Cisco will conduct a joint demonstration of virtualized live IP video production and control room automation at NAB 2018 from the Cisco booth #SU8502CM. The demonstration will…

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

At NAB 2018, Datavideo is introducing its NH-100 NightHawk low-light camera, which uses your Android or iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch as a live viewfinder and control, and has…

Hindenburg adds -14 LUFS & Avid Pro Tools interoperability at NAB 2018

Hindenburg adds -14 LUFS & Avid Pro Tools interoperability at NAB 2018

Hindenburg has just informed me officially that at NAB 2018 next week, they’ll be announcing a few new key features to several Hindenburg programs. As I covered in my…

Sony to revive 3/4” U-Matic tape format at NAB 2018?

Sony to revive 3/4” U-Matic tape format at NAB 2018?

The music industry began reviving vinyl records in 2007. More recently, Kodak revived analog Super 8mm film production. Even Polaroid-branded instant film cameras have returned. As a video producer…

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

The recent audio loudness war reminds me of the 1975 hit song Why can’t we be friends?. As I have covered in several articles about audio loudness (which we…

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

In BeyondPodcasting episode 2, Allan Tépper presents a bird’s eye view of microphone categories: technologies, patterns and connection types. Among the technologies covered are ribbon, electret condenser and…

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

Back in 2015, I reviewed AirLinc, an iOS app that converts your iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) into a wireless microphone system, but immune to potential wireless interference. This…

Beyond Podcasting 1: Sacred terminology—podcast, radio and television…

Beyond Podcasting 1: Sacred terminology—podcast, radio and television…

In the first BeyondPodcasting episode, Allan Tépper and guest Memo Sauceda discuss sacred terminology and its proper use: podcast, radio and television… on-demand, by appointment, prerecorded and truly…