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.

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?

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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

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After FCP7/FCS3… we still need DVKitchen!

After FCP7/FCS3… we still need DVKitchen!

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Lumix GH1 camera: surprising responses from Panasonic

Lumix GH1 camera: surprising responses from Panasonic

As I anxiously await the Lumix GH1 review unit, I want to keep all of you ProVideo Coalition readers up to date with the surprising responses I just received from…

Will your AJA IoHD give your DreamColor monitor a free ride?

Will your AJA IoHD give your DreamColor monitor a free ride?

If you own an IoHD device from AJA which you use as your input/output device for Final Cut Studio, it may give your HP DreamColor monitor a free ride…

Will your Matrox i/o interface give your DreamColor a free ride?

Will your Matrox i/o interface give your DreamColor a free ride?

If you own an MXO2, MXO2 Rack, or MXO2 Mini which you use as your input/output device for Final Cut Studio, it may give your HP DreamColor monitor a…

How AJA’s new Hi5-3G may fix your DreamColor connection

How AJA’s new Hi5-3G may fix your DreamColor connection

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How to connect your HD evaluation monitor to your editing system properly: Let me count the ways!

How to connect your HD evaluation monitor to your editing system properly: Let me count the ways!

In this article, you will learn that the best way to connect can go way beyond the physical connections you see on your NLE’s professional interface and HD…

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

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

On February 10th, 2009, I informed our readers that Sony USA was offering upgrades to world-class compatibility on their 3G HDV camcorders. As explained in that first article, the…