MacVoices #19124: NAB - Frame.io Facilitates Interaction in Online Video Editing At NAB in Las Vegas, in the first-ever Frame.io booth, Group Product Manager Sam Seely outlines what Frame.io is and how they help filmmakers get feedback from customers, clients, and anyone else who is collaborating with them. Security, in transit, in the cloud, and during the sharing are all an important focus, and Frame.io addresses them all. Sam gives us a look at one of their many useful features, Watch Folders.
MacVoices #19123: NAB - Imagine Products Offers New Capabilities And Rental Software From NAB in Las Vegas, Michelle Maddox of Imagine Products explains how ShotPut 2019.1, lets you monitor your offloading via an iPhone app, their flexibility when it comes to working with their cloud or yours, a partnership with Frame.io, and why they are now offering short-term licensing, effectively allowing you to rent their software for specific projects. Michelle talks about their forthcoming TrueCheck, their new web site, and why an update to ShotPut is already in the works.
MacVoices #19122: NAB - Soundstripe Offers Video Producers Affordable Music For Their Projects From NAB in Las Vegas, we found out about a service that provides a source of affordable, licensed music for video projects. Soundstripe VP of Marketing Chris Small explains how they have simplified the complex world of music licensing, how they add monthly to their collection of music, and how you can find what you need. Their sponsorship of the Media Motion Ball, what happens if you unsubscribe to their service, and Chris’ personal journey to Soundstripe are all part of the discussion.
MacVoices #19121: NAB - Other World Computing’s Larry O’Connor Shares Product Announcements and Tips From the Other World Computing booth at NAB in Las Vegas, CEO Larry O’Connor delivers the latest on their product line that includes the ThunderBlade 2 external solid state drive, SoftRAID for Windows, The ThunderBay 6, and the benefits of buying it fully populated. Why balancing drives in a RAID is important, tips for buying high-performance drives, and why buying an external SSD as your boot drive might be a better idea than buying an upgraded drive when you buy your Mac.
MacVoices #19120: NAB - Oliver Breidenbach Updates Us On mimoLive, Mousepose, and iStopMotion From NAB in Las Vegas, Oliver Breidenbach of Boinx Software gives us updates on some of their software that helps make your projects come to life, whether in the class room, the Board room, or the studio. Oliver discusses how schools are using iStopMotion, how mimoLive is addressing the changing needs of video production at all levels, from live streaming to mobile, to the studio, and how changing customer expectations are driving those changes.
MacVoices #19119: NAB - JW Player Improves The Online Video Experience for Creators and Viewers At NAB in Las Vegas, we looked at a superior option for online video delivery and consumption with Dave Otten, CEO of JW Player. With over 600,000 sites using JW Player, you probably have already seen it in action. Dave explains how to deploy JW Player for your video projects, either hosting your own video, or using their service to deliver to your viewers.
MacVoices #19118: NAB - Backblaze Furthers Their Expansion Into Enterprise Online Cloud Storage On the show floor at NAB in Las Vegas, Yev Pusin, Director of Marketing for Backblaze details their expansion into the commercial data storage market with new integration partners, and a focus on the enterprise. That takes nothing away from the online backup service we know and love, but broadens their horizon. Yev talks about how it works, what it offers, and their option for seeding the online storage can make it easier and faster than uploading your data.
MacVoices #19117: NAB - Wasabi Offers Fast Cloud Storage At An Affordable Price From NAB in Las Vegas, Dan Keldsen, Director of Customer Innovation at Wasabi, outlines their “hot cloud storage” service that offers cheaper prices and faster access than the leading cloud provider. Dan educates us on some of the things you need to look at when choosing and using a cloud storage provider, why they shouldn’t be considered a CDN, and how they insure the privacy of your data, both in transit and in storage.
MacVoices #19116: NAB - The Latest Improvements to Transcriptive from Digital Anarchy From NAB in Las Vegas, Carla Prates, Media & Marketing Maven for Digital Anarchy, brings us up to date on the newest enhancements to their transcription service, Transcriptive. Now you can upload you videos for transcription, purchase tiered plans, and collaborate on transcriptions, so that both editor and client can review the results seamlessly.
MacVoices #19115: NAB - TimeLapseCameras.com Takes Time Lapse Video To Another Level In Las Vegas at NAB, Darryl Dahl of TimeLapseCameras.com outlines the feature set of their small video camera that deliver big results in time lapse video. WiFi accessibility, impressive life on a set of batteries, and app control are just some of the features that set it apart from general use cameras, and earned it a “NAB Product of the Year Nominee” designation.
MacVoices #19114: NAB - Luma Touch’s Newest Improvements to Luma Fusion and iOS-Based Video Editing At NAB in Las Vegas, the improvements to Luma Fusion by Luma Touch were almost too many to list during our conversation with Terri Morgan, Co-Founder and Principle Designer, and Chris Demiris, Co-Founder and Engineer. Terri told us about a few of the newest features, including more audio and video tracks, an improved UI, Frame.io integration, and external monitor support. Chris discussed some of the features that will be coming a little farther down the line, including Final Cut XML support. They also discussed why they are not doing a subscription model, and why touch-based editing can bring back creativity to the process.
MacVoices #19113: NAB - FiLMic Pro Gains Freefly Cinema Robot Support and A New Audio App Just outside a very crowded FiLMic Pro booth at NAB in Las Vegas, Neill Barham, the Founder and CEO, talks about their latest improvements and updates, including support for the Freefly Cinema Robot, and their upcoming audio recording app that will sync audio from a second iOS device to the FiLMic files, improving audio options and cutting down on post-production time. Neill also covers the inclusion of a feature set that previously required an in-app purchase, and the differences that shooting with an iOS device vs. a traditional camera can make to filmmakers.
MacVoices #19112: NAB - FXhome Makes Three Big HitFilm Announcements In Las Vegas at NAB, we heard a lot about the announcements by FXhome from Kirstie Tostevin, Marketing Manager, and Javert Valbarr, VFX Artist. Those announcements include the inclusion of The Foundry’s camera tracker in HitFilm Pro, After Effects support in HitFilm, and their partnership with Vegas Creative Software to create a suite of apps that satisfy all of the users’ creative needs. Kirstie also talks about their user community, and Javert discusses his journey from teenage HitFilm user to working for the company.
MacVoices #19111: NAB - Zoom Expands and Improves Their Audio Recorder Line At NAB in Las Vegas, we received an update on the Zoom line of mobile recorders from John Molfetas. New models and options include field devices that allow entry of metadata right on the recorder, a 360-degree audio mic, mixers targeted at podcasting, and options with interchangeable mic capsules.
MacVoices #19110: NAB - Libsyn Makes Your Podcast Available Everywhere From NAB in Las Vegas, Libsyn Vice President of Podcaster Relations Rob Walsh profiles their podcasting service that can host audio, video, and PDFs, provide everything you need to get out to all the podcast outlets, and even deliver a custom app for your show.
MacVoices #19109: NAB - Insta360 Introduces the Evo, a Combo 3D, 360-Degree Camera At NAB in Las Vegas, Eli MacKinnon, Communication Director for Insta360, shows us their new Evo camera that does double duty as both a 360-degree camera and a stereoscopic camera, and the new commercial-grade Titan 360-degree camera that delivers cinematic VR results.
MacVoices #19108: NAB - Switcher Studio’s Teams, LinkedIn Partnership, and Microsoft Stream Integration From the show floor at NAB in Las Vegas, Nick Mattingly, CEO and Co-Founder of Switcher Studio, updates us on a powerful set of announcements that include new capabilities for teams who want to standardize their video creation, a new partnership with LinkedIn and how you can participate, and the integration of Switcher Studio with Microsoft Stream.
MacVoices #19107: NAB - CEntrance Introduces A Portable Mixer/Recorder At NAB in Las Vegas, CEntrance Founder and CEO Michael Goodman showed off their MixerFace 4-input mixer/audio interface with Lightning connectivity that provides amazing flexibility for the audio side of mobile production. Available with a recording option, the MixerFace could be all you need to create programming any where, any time.
MacVoices #19106: Update on App Camp For Girls, and Registration is Open! @Aleen and @verso of App Camp For Girls return to give us the latest updates on this year’s events. Registration is now open for all of the summer’s camps, and Aileen and Kelly give us the details of the broad range of what attendees do and learn, how they do it, and their approach to earning the funds to put the camps on.
MacVoices #19105: Joe Kissell Updates Take Control Books on Online Privacy and Passwords Two of Joe Kissell’s most important books are Take Control of Your Online Privacy and Take Control of Your Passwords, and both have just been updated. Joe joins us to talk about why you should be suspicious about just about anything online. By not being suspicious, you are not just potentially compromising your privacy, but the privacy of others that you are in touch with. Joe provides some surprising examples, and what you can do to improve your chances. He also covers some things Apple is doing to improve your privacy, and updates his advice on improving your passwords as part of your privacy efforts.
MacVoices #19104: Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba Introduces The New SoundSource and Covers Loopback Rogue Amoeba CEO and Co-Founder Paul Kafasis tells us about the new, updated version of SoundSource, and the key features that make it almost a whole new product. Now you can not only adjust the volume and control the output of various sources, but you can also add an equalizer and audio effects to those same sources, independent of each other. Paul also discusses how the latest version of the Loopback achieves Rogue Amoeba’s original vision, and the use cases that go far beyond podcasting. Chuck and Paul also talk about how podcasting has evolved into the mainstream, and Paul’s new, much sought-after domain.
MacVoices #19103: Eliska Divoka On The Evolution and Capabilities of Senior Care App Oscar Senior Eliska Divoka, Chief Marketing Officer for Oscar Senior, is back to tell us about the evolution of their software service for senior care and interaction. Now with both B2B and B2C options, Oscar Senior offers a simplified interface for iOS and Android devices to facilitate ease-of-use of some of those devices sophisticated capabilities. Eliska discusses the differences in senior care between the U.S. and Europe, how they address privacy concerns, and their pricing model, which is affordable for anyone who has a need for their services.
MacVoices #19102: Update 2019-04 In the April update, Chuck comments on the upcoming publication schedule, outlines appearances at user groups and on other shows, and discusses the use of confidential information by MacVoices. Reports on both the Patreon and PayPal sponsorship campaigns wrap up the month.
MacVoices #19101: Road to Macstock - Barry Fulk Outlines The Midwest Mac Mingle Events The Road to Macstock takes a social turn in a conversation with Barry Fulk, the organizer of the Midwest Mac Mingle. This year, Barry will not only be putting together the Friday and Saturday night actives for the event, but also some pre-and post Macstock activities for those who will be in Chicago longer and want a taste of the town. Barry outlines some of the options he is considering, including a visit to a major league baseball park. Find out how you can participate in not only Macstock, but in all the fun things Barry is working on.
MacVoices #19099: Apple Event Discussion with Mark Fuccio, John Martellaro, and Ken Ray Apple announced a variety of services, including Apple TV+, Apple Card, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade, and the panel of Mark Fuccio, John Martellaro, Ken Ray, and host Chuck Joiner put their heads together to review, analyze, and discuss the implications of those announcements.