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.

T©pper’s remedy for Flash-lovers who are still in denial

I have been quite surprised about the comments sent to me by Flash-lovers who are still in denial, of which a few have been public on the ProVideo Coalition…

The exodus from Final Cut Pro to Adobe Premiere CS5 has begun

On April 5th, 2010, I published the article Will Adobe’s new Mercury technology provoke a sudden exodus from Final Cut Pro to CS5?. At that point, the title…

Microsoft diplomatically backs Apple & Google’s position, favoring HTML5 and H.264

From my perspective, the issue began back in 2008, when I was inspired to write an article called Encoding web video in the age of the iPhone. Now, the situation…

Steve Jobs’ open letter regarding Flash

I thank ProVideo Coalition reader WSmith for pointing out to me that Steve Jobs has published his open letter regarding Adobe’s Flash. WSmith wrote his comment in my…

Adobe CEO rebuts Steve Jobs’ Flash letter in WSJ video interview

As many of ProVideo Coalition readers read yesterday, Steve Jobs published his open letter regarding Adobe’s Flash. Now, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen rebuts Steve Jobs’ letter in…

Panasonic’s AVCCAM incomplete native progressive recording modes

I applaud the fact that Panasonic made the 720p23.976 recording native in many of their AVCCAM cameras. (AVCCAM is Panasonic’s brand for AVCHD professional.) However, I am…

Panasonic announces AG-HMC80, the HMC40’s big sister

Panasonic announces AG-HMC80, the HMC40’s big sister

At NAB 2010, Panasonic announced the AG-HMC80, a bigger sister of the AG-HMC40, whose main improvements include a shoulder-mount shape/size, standard XLR inputs (as opposed to…

Why the iPad will dictate your shooting framerate & shutter speed

Why the iPad will dictate your shooting framerate & shutter speed

Back in 2008, I published an article called AppleTV, WDTV, or Blu-ray: Which one is best to distribute your HD project? In the few weeks that have passed since…

TecnoTur’s new English audio channel is live in iTunes

TecnoTur’s new English audio channel is live in iTunes

We are glad to announce that TecnoTur‘s new English-language audio channel has joined the original Castilian-language one. Now, many other interested people -even those who don…

T©pper is glad that the iPad doesn’t support Flash

T©pper is glad that the iPad doesn’t support Flash

I am glad that the iPad doesn’t support Flash, and I hope it remains that way. I like efficiency, stability, security, omni-platform compatibility, direct search engine friendliness…