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The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

Winner of a VR Award at the Venice International Film Festival in 2018, and soon available on Steam, The Isle of the Dead, from French author Benjamin Nuel, is another…

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

Watching movies using a VR HMD is getting a boost with the new wave of Virtual Reality headsets coming from Valve, HP, Acer and other companies, some offering high resolution…

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

Virtual Reality is good for movies, and the 37 minutes of The Great C show a cinematic virtual reality narrative that one year after its launch continues to be an…

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

FiLMiC Pro framerates: VFR status & workflow reaffirmed at NAB 2019

At NAB 2019, I asked the lead programmers at FiLMiC Pro whether the VFR (variable frame rate) recording situation remained the same, in order to help you —our reader— to…

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

NAB 2019: Transparent OLED Display

OK, it’s not something you’ll need every day, but it is cool: a semitransparent OLED monitor, made by striping OLED pixels on a glass substrate with about…

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019: 8K

NAB 2019 marked the point where — without any particular fanfare — 8K television moved from a gee-whiz technology demo to a practical production, post-production, and distribution system. Blackmagic Design…

Philips ARc: one app to configure video walls… no ladder needed

Philips ARc: one app to configure video walls… no ladder needed

The new app from Philips Professional Display Solutions is an “industry first”. The first immersive augmented reality app allowing users to bridge the space between design concept and final installation…

NAB 2019: Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences

NAB 2019: Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences

On NAB’s opening Monday I attended a panel discussion on “Autonomous Cars and Amazing Experiences: Safety, Content and Connectivity”. The title was only slightly overambitious; it was in fact…

Opera browser: Why I love it beyond the common praises

Opera browser: Why I love it beyond the common praises

Many people —and other reviewers— have praised the free, cross-platform and open source Opera browser because of its speed, small footprint, and low demand on resources. Others have applauded…

I sent my first DMCA takedown letters

I sent my first DMCA takedown letters

After watching a free webinar from attorney Gordon Firemark, I learned and sent my first DMCA takedown letters to certain web hosting companies. (DMCA stands for Digital Millennium Copyright Act…

RadioPublic answers my questions about Podsites

RadioPublic answers my questions about Podsites

RadioPublic just announced its Podsite service, specifically targeted for a particular group of podcasters. Podsite websites are not promoted as a podcast media host, but are designed to offer a…

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Spreaker Studio for desktop (Mac/Windows) packs a lot of power, allowing multiple local mic inputs, virtual carts, ducking and even remote guests. For Spreaker users who don’t yet…

What’s missing from the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix cameras?

What’s missing from the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix cameras?

Many videographers are excited about the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 and DC-S1R cameras, without noticing a few key features that are unfortunately missing in them, but…

Google Podcasts fixed 99% of show notes formatting

Google Podcasts fixed 99% of show notes formatting

Google Podcasts is a quasi-native app on all Android devices since version 4.1. The current Android version 9 with security patch 5, so Google Podcasts is quasi-native…

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

Updated article, January 13, 2019. After my second article about the RØDECaster Pro, a series of tweets initiated by Rob Greenlee suggested that the device should contain 5G to…