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.

NewTek encores NAB TriCaster upgrade guarantee for NAB 2010

NewTek encores NAB TriCaster upgrade guarantee for NAB 2010

NewTek, manufacturer of TriCaster portable live production systems and 3D software animation products, has just announced the NAB TriCaster Upgrade Guarantee Program. This renewed program means that NewTek customers can…

When using YouTube jeopardizes your own content rights, leverage, and bargaining power

When using YouTube jeopardizes your own content rights, leverage, and bargaining power

YouTube can be an attractive place to host your video work, especially since YouTube doesn’t charge you any money. Some content producers -who don’t (yet) have…

NewTek’s TriCaster TCXD300 ignites 3rd multicam revolution, now in HD

NewTek’s TriCaster TCXD300 ignites 3rd multicam revolution, now in HD

Any video professional with a couple of decades of experience under her/his belt will remember the original Video Toaster, which was a card that ran in a Commodore Amiga…

Podcasting has gone way beyond the Pod

Podcasting has gone way beyond the Pod

The medium that most of us call podcasting has gone way beyond the Pod. When I say that, I am referring to both known etymologies of the term podcast: 1…

JuicedLink launches benign method of defeating AGC in hybrid cameras

JuicedLink launches benign method of defeating AGC in hybrid cameras

By introducing the DN101, any of the existing CX family of preamps from JuicedLink can now interface properly with the current audibly-challenged hybrid cameras and defeat their AGC (Automatic…

Vimeo finally goes mobile + adds 1080p and HTML5 (ßeta)

Vimeo finally goes mobile + adds 1080p and HTML5 (ßeta)

Vimeo, a leading video hosting/gallery site offering both paid and free models, has finally added mobile capability for its paying clients. This capability finally allows Vimeo Plus members to…

GoogleVoice improves its functionality on the iPhone

GoogleVoice improves its functionality on the iPhone

GoogleVoice has recently improved its functionality on the iPhone by upgrading its optimized iPhone website, both esthetically and operationally. In light of the misinformation published by some other tech journalists…

Apple approves voice & video over iPhone’s 3G/Fring + iCall beat Skype

Apple approves voice & video over iPhone’s 3G/Fring + iCall beat Skype

Apple recently approved voice over iPhone’s 3G data connection, and now Fring and iCall have beaten both Skype and Truphone in updating their respective iPhone applications to take…

Skype’s certified HD webcams: a first look

Skype’s certified HD webcams: a first look

As I explained in the related article Skype goes HD, Skype software now supports full-raster HD 720p (1280×720) for Windows computers, and I expect the same support…

Skype goes HD for computers + embedded in certain consumer HDTV sets

Skype goes HD for computers + embedded in certain consumer HDTV sets

Earlier this month, Skype announced its support for progressive, full-raster HD 720p (1280×720) on Windows computers, and is to be embedded in certain consumer HDTV sets. For…