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.

Connect your pro XLR microphone to your iPhone

Connect your pro XLR microphone to your iPhone

Starting with software version 3.0 of the iPhone, Apple includes an audio recorder application called VoiceMemo. Many people who have used it have been quite impressed with the quality…

Beware the attack of the anachronisms!

Beware the attack of the anachronisms!

Hospital central is an acclaimed Spanish series that is kind of like ER on steroids. Later in this article, you’ll see what Hospital central has to do with…

Kodak’s Zi8: a first look at a sub-US$180 HD camera which may leave you speechless

Kodak’s Zi8: a first look at a sub-US$180 HD camera which may leave you speechless

Ever since I first saw Kodak’s announcement about the new Zi8 HD camera, I was intrigued. Yes, this camera costs less than US$180. I mentioned it to…

Audio options for hybrid cameras: a study by P3Pictures

Audio options for hybrid cameras: a study by P3Pictures

Jon Fairhurst of P3Pictures has done quite a study on audio options for hybrid cameras. Although P3Pictures uses a Canon 5D Mark II for its testing, at least some of…

Apple & Sanyo embrace new homophonic video format: iFrame

Apple & Sanyo embrace new homophonic video format: iFrame

Venn diagram which compares and contrasts heterographs, homophones, homographs, and synonyms. Diagram by Will Heltsley, used by permission under GNU Free Documentation License.   On October 13, 2009, Apple posted…

Webinar: How to make a single web video file compatible with both Flash and iPhone

If you have been frustrated, trying to find a way to have your cake and eat it too… In other words, you want to create a single pristine video…

AJA’s new KiPro is the 10-bit, 4:2:2 recorder that many pro videographers really needed

AJA’s new KiPro is the 10-bit, 4:2:2 recorder that many pro videographers really needed

Many of our readers may have first heard about AJA’s KiPro back on April 20, 2009, when I published a “first look” after AJA’s…

Hitler upset about the Canon 7D? Or just jealous?

Hitler upset about the Canon 7D? Or just jealous?

Philip Bloom has really outdone him with this spoof on the feelings of owners and potential owners of the Panasonic Lumix GH1, Canon D7, and Canon 5D MK II hybrid…

C’mon! Why are we 180 degrees out of phase?

C’mon! Why are we 180 degrees out of phase?

Why are we 180 degrees out of phase? I’m not talking about subcarrier phase, hue, or even audio phase. I’m talking about the 180-degree phase…

Canon HV40: a great inexpensive feeder deck for native Sony 3G HDV recordings

Canon HV40: a great inexpensive feeder deck for native Sony 3G HDV recordings

Users of Sony’s professional 3G HDV camcorders (including the HVR-S270, HVR-Z5, and HVR-Z7) and editors who receive footage from them may now consider purchasing a…