Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is an award-winning broadcaster & podcaster, 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. See his radio activity at radio.AllanTepper.com and his books at books.AllanTepper.com.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1: a first look from a videographer’s perspective

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1: a first look from a videographer’s perspective

When I first heard about the Panasonic Lumix GH1 from my friend Steve (who saw a prototype and actually got to shoot with it at PMA 2009 in Las Vegas…

Roxio Streamer: a free video streaming client for iPhone/iPod Touch

Roxio Streamer: a free video streaming client for iPhone/iPod Touch

Roxio (a division of Sonic Solutions) has launched Roxio Streamer, a free application for the Apple iPhone or iPod Touch which allows you to do true video streaming of video…

DVKitchen has become a must-have video encoding & publishing tool

DVKitchen has become a must-have video encoding & publishing tool

Video courtesy of Rub©n Abruña and iLevel. I first bought DVKitchen before it even carried that name. Back in June 2008, DVKitchen had a different name, but…

Toast 10 Titanium Pro package: a great upgrade

Toast 10 Titanium Pro package: a great upgrade

With version 10, Roxio (now a division of Sonic Solutions) offers a Pro bundle of Toast, which includes a total of 12 applications, most of which are multilingual. As many…

Sony upgrades 3G HDV camcorders to universal, for a small fee

Sony upgrades 3G HDV camcorders to universal, for a small fee

Readers of my recent articles in ProVideo Coalition, past articles in Latin American magazines, and those who have attended my seminars are aware of the many 25p production advantages over…

Choose Apple’s Spanish keyboard, even if you only type in English

Choose Apple’s Spanish keyboard, even if you only type in English

Apple’s wonderful Spanish ISO keyboard is the absolute best tool, even if you write mainly or exclusively in English. It is truly a case where you get all…

Discover DisplayPort’s untapped power for pro video

Discover DisplayPort’s untapped power for pro video

You’ve probably heard or read that Apple recently changed the video outputs on all of the new laptops from DVI to Mini DisplayPort, and has stated that all…

BoinxTV: “Say goodbye to post-production”

BoinxTV: “Say goodbye to post-production”

BoinxTV is a new product from Boinx Software Ltd. in Puchheim, Germany. You may have seen other products from Boinx, like FotoMágico, iStopMotion, iVeZeen, Mousepos©, and PhotoPresenter. BoinxTV…

iMovie Pro?

iMovie Pro?

Even though I have never gone to a Macworld Expo (and now probably never will, since Apple will no longer present there), I have always enjoyed watching Apple’s…

HDMI capture in live multi-camera production

HDMI capture in live multi-camera production

Thanks to the new HDMI input interfaces like Blackmagic’s Intensity and Intensity Pro, it is feasible to connect certain HD cameras with HDMI output live to a computer…