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By Jeffrey Powers

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Unboxing the YoloBox Pro Streaming Device

September 08, 2022

Yololiv has been building some great switching/streaming boxes for videographers to create live events with minimal equipment. With 3 models available, a new model in “Instream” (which allows for stre

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This Shure MV7 White Noir Limited Edition Microphone Makes me Look Good!

August 26, 2022

Shure, one of the most popular microphone companies out there, has released a limited edition of their MV7 podcast and livestream microphone. The MV7 White Noir is designed with a black logo on a whit

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ZTE Miracle AX3000 Pro: A Dual WAN Mesh WiFi 6 Router

August 24, 2022

It’s time to change your wireless router. In the last couple years, with WiFi 6 and 6E coming into play, newer routers allow us to set up a better connection with our homes, transfer files at faster s

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The Battle of Clash of Clans – 10 Years Later

August 03, 2022

In 2012, I was publishing the video podcast “IPad365” – reviewing an app a day. One app I remember talking about was the game Clash of Clans by Supercell. It just had it’s worldwide release, and it wa

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GE Profile ClearView Air Conditioner Gives Your Window Back to You

July 31, 2022

It’s a ritual – In the Spring, you have to plan to put the AC into the window and lose your view. In the Fall you have to plan to take it out – which means you get your view back. If that’s the only v

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First Look: MOVO GM-5 Double Gooseneck USB Microphone

July 26, 2022

Taking a first look at the MOVO GM-5 Double Gooseneck microphone. I’ll be unboxing, and of course talking into the microphone so you can hear how it sounds. This is a podium style microphone meant to

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Wirecast Gear 3, Wirecast 15 for 4K Live Streaming

May 22, 2022

Telestream updated their systems to allow for live streaming up to 4K with their latest versions of the video streaming software and hardware. This will help productions up their streaming efforts and

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BirdDog P110 and P120 NDI PTZ Cameras

May 17, 2022

BirdDog came out with some new hardware at NAB 2022, bringing even more NDI inputs/outputs into the video arena. I stopped by during the show to check them out. BirdDog P110, P120 PTZ Camera With four

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Using Central Control to Enhance Your Workflow

May 16, 2022

At NAB, I talked with Joe De Max of Central Control about any new updates. He showed me some cool ways to use Central Control as he went over the features. What is Central Control This is software tha

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Loupedeck CT and Loupedeck Live Customizable Controllers

May 11, 2022

Loupedeck is a customizable controller that gives you functionality at your fingertips. From creating hotkey buttons, giving you dial controls and jog wheels, and a lot more. While at NAB 2022, we loo

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Kiloview N60 4K Bi-Directional NDI Converter

May 09, 2022

Checking out the new Kiloview N60 – a 4K UHD box that is also a bi-directional converter. That means you can do Camera to NDI, then NDI to output source. The N60 gives you both High-bandwidth NDI and

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PTZOptics/HuddlecamHD Lineup for 2022

May 06, 2022

PTZOptics/Huddlecam was at the NAB show to show how you can build up your studio for 2022. Many PTZ cameras, and a couple finds for your video production. Matthew Davis shows us around the booth. Simp

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New PIE Rack, Customizable Keyboards from X-Keys

May 04, 2022

If you are looking for a customizable keyboard for video, audio, or just to open your programs, X-Keys has been building configurable button racks for many years. I interviewed X-Keys over the years,

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Yololiv Max Pro for Instagram Live Streams

May 03, 2022

Yololiv has been busy working off their original Yolobox idea, and for NAB have 2 new boxes ready for purchase, and a new concept idea that can change the way you do Instagram Live in the Yolobox Max

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Adobe Premiere Pro with Film IO, Color Sensai A.I.

May 02, 2022

Francis Crossman said it was great to be back to in-person, it was good to see people have legs… I talked to Francis about the updates to Premiere Pro, including the integration of Frame.io into the s

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Epiphan Interviews Me at NAB 2022

April 28, 2022

This last week I was at NAB 2022, getting interviews and first looks at products. I stopped by the Epiphan booth to learn more about their Unify system and Epiphan Pearl appliance. I was asked to do a

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Amagami Ham Ham Bites Your Finger

February 24, 2022

A couple years ago, we met Qoobo – a furry stuffed device where the tail wags. Many think this is silly, but when you’re in a place where having pets is not conducive, this can be the next best thing.

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Build a 3 Camera Studio with OBSBOT 4K Tiny PTZ Cameras

February 14, 2022

Last year I took 3 OBSBOT Tiny 1080p cameras and made a video studio around it. Since then, OBSBOT has come out with the OBSBOT 4K Tiny camera. As last time, I’ll be setting up the 3 cameras to do a r

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Keep Knight is a Security System in Your Cupholder

February 09, 2022

After getting his car broken into, Keep’s founder David Moeller decided to create a device that will help catch the people that break in. Knight is that item, and it fits right into the car’s cupholde

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Matter Shows Innovative Connected IoT Devices

February 08, 2022

At CES, the Connectivity Standards Alliance continued to progress the IoT space. Along with Matter, I got to see some innovative devices that could set timers, turn on and off devices, and more. Best

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InfiRay Thermal Imaging Cameras

February 04, 2022

It’s always fun to look at the thermal imaging cameras at CES, but this year, I was geeking out over seeing my breath via the mask I was wearing. InfiRay was at the event showing off devices for your

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Snoppa Rover All Terrain Stabilization Dolly

February 03, 2022

While it wasn’t functional, Snoppa showed off their All-terrain electric stabilization cinema dolly at CES 2022. This is a 3-legged base you fit a tripod onto, then move around via remote control in m

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Shokz OpenRun Pro Bone Conduction Headset

February 02, 2022

Bone conduction headsets are a great way to get your music or phone calls while keeping your ears open for external sounds. I use my Opencomm headset everyday when I run, then when I’m on daily Zoom c

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Glytch Battle Station Gaming Desks for Esports Stadiums

February 01, 2022

Gaming and Esports players that want to step up their game might want to take a look at Glytch Battle Station Gaming Desks. Geared for the gaming arena, this Battle Station desk is a fully portable, a

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Ready Model 100: Build Your Own Computer

January 31, 2022

Ready is taking me back to the 80’s with technology of 2022 with the Ready Model 100. Starting from a Kickstarter, this Canadian based company has found a niche in a customizable single-board computer

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Samsung Odyssey Ark Monitor – 55 Inch Curved Monitor

January 28, 2022

While at CES 2022, Samsung showed off a new concept of computer monitor. The Odyssey Ark is a 55 inch curved monitor that be used in a horizontal or vertical position. No prices or release dates have

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ANSSIL Mattress Gives a Good Night’s Sleep Using Polyester

January 26, 2022

ANSSIL is a Korean company that is working on a mattress that will give a great night’s sleep. This air mattress uses a very interesting system from polyester to create the firmness of the mattress at

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J5Create 360 All Around Webcam with Speakerphone

January 25, 2022

Last year, J5Create brought out the 360 All Around webcam – a camera that could turn into a 360 degree conference tool. This year the company improved it with the additional speakerphone addition for

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Samsung at CES 2022: Flip 3 Bespoke, Galaxy Fold3, and More

January 22, 2022

Samsung had many announcements and products at CES 2022 this year. From 8K TVs, to solar powered remotes, refrigerators, gaming monitors ,and more. But at the core of Samsung is the computers and phon

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Pivo Pod X Gives Pan Tilt AI Ability

January 21, 2022

Pivo has been making devices that allow you to move your phone or camera around using AI. I first met them at their start in 2018. Today, I learned how the company has grown, along with their newest p

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Showcase PC with Holograms Inside and Out

January 20, 2022

I’ve seen modded PC cases with lights, submerged in water, look like part of the environment, and more. But holograms – this was a first for me. Showcase PC’s wants to give you an affordable gamer’s p

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Prinker Prints Images on Your Skin

January 19, 2022

It can do more than print on the skin, but Prinker is an ink printer that allows you to print an image or text right onto your skin. Perfect for many uses from making fun tattoos for parties, to creat

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Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra: 60 Day Self Cleaning Vacuum

January 18, 2022

Roborock makes a lot of different vacuums, including disc-style robot cleaners. At CES 2022, they introduced the S7 MaxV Ultra – a vacuum you don’t have to touch for 60 days. About the S7 Robot Vacuum

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Next Digital Seoul at CES 2022

January 17, 2022

While at CES 2022, I was brought in to interview the companies at the Next Digital Seoul Pavilion. In the two hours I was there, I interviewed 22 different companies in many different areas of technol

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Meet Bob – the Portable Dishwasher

January 16, 2022

Small apartments, tiny homes, boaters, and campers will love Bob. This is a portable dishwasher that can take care of dishes for 1-2 people. Running on under a gallon of water, you can get dishes clea

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Wowcube Entertainment System

January 14, 2022

One of CES 2022 innovation award winners was a simple puzzle that’s more than a puzzle. Wowcube is a 4-square 6-sized video cube that can be used as a game, a lava lamp, a social media display, and mo

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Brelyon Monitor Gives a VR experience on Your Desktop

January 12, 2022

What if you could get an immersive view of content without putting on a pair of VR goggles? That’s what Brelyon is working on with a new prototype desktop monitor – giving gaming, movie watching and m

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Canon AMLOS PTZ Camera (CR-N500), R5.2mm 180 Degree Dual Fisheye Lens

January 11, 2022

There were two things I was really excited to see in the Canon booth at CES 2022 – their newest PTZ camera with AMLOS technology, and the Stereoscopic lens to give content creators a 180 degree stereo

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Creality CR-30 Print Mill, Ender 7, CV-01 Engraver First Look

January 11, 2022

Creality has some great new 3D printers ready for 2022, including the Ender 7 (a top-down 3D printer), and one laser engraver. 0:27 Halot Sky 3D Resin printer 1:07 Ender 3 s1 Printer 1:31 CR-30 3D Pri

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TP-Link Archer AXE200 Omni 6E Wifi Router

January 09, 2022

As 6E Wifi starts to take a hold in households, routers are getting more powerful and sophisticated. Take the Archer AXE200 Omni router from TP-Link. I check this out as I visit the TP-Link booth at C

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ATEN StreamLive Pro, CamLive Pro

December 23, 2021

At Infocomm, I check out some of the offerings at ATEN – an A/V company with camera switchers. ATEN has many different audio/visual solutions for businesses, including KVM switches, Video extenders, d

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Datavideo KMU-200 Switcher Turns 1 Camera into 4: Portrait or Landscape

November 12, 2021

Datavideo has come out with a table-top video switcher that uses a single 4K camera to make multiple shots for a band, panel discussion, and more. Best part is you can record or stream an event in a s

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PresenterTek Robotic Stands for Teleprompter, Microphone, Camera

November 08, 2021

If you are building a stage that will rotate through presenters or simply making a hands-free media room, PresenterTek has a host of stands that allow you to adjust height from a distance. I saw them

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Bowflex Max Total 16 Trainer for Your Home

October 24, 2021

Bowflex has updated their popular Max Trainer series with the Max Total 16 cross-training system. The ability to have a trainer in the machine, you can train on the Max Total, then do a Yoga session,

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Smart Sunglasses Using Electrochromic Tint: Ampere Dusk

October 20, 2021

Electrochomic Tint is technology we see at offices, in your car, and in some homes to make the windows tint to a degree of light blocking (and privacy). Now, Ampere is bringing the technology to your

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Withings Move Smartwatch Doesn’t Look Like a Smart Watch

September 09, 2021

The Withings Move Smartwatch is a great way to wear a connected watch and not have it look like a computer on your wrist. With a standard watch face, the device bluetooth connects to your phone (iOS o

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Elk.Live Brings Musicians Together to Play Online

August 26, 2021

A regular question that gets asked – how can me and my bandmates play together when we are separated and shows are being cancelled? Live music online is a topic that Elk.Live is working on, and ready

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Stern Pinball Mandalorian Lets You Save Grogu (a.k.a Baby Yoda)

July 26, 2021

Stern Pinball, a company known for pinball machines for arcades and home use, has released their latest machine in the Mandalorian. Three versions available, you can get it for your cave if you don’t

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ViewSonic M2e Portable Projector, ColorPro and Multimedia Monitors

July 06, 2021

ViewSonic has come out with some new displays for 2021, and a projector for your backyard movie watching, conference Karaoke, or many other uses. I talk with Ray from ViewSonic on the new products. Al

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Shure MOTIV MV5c Microphone

June 30, 2021

If you are looking for a new podcast microphone, Shure has updated their MOTIV line with the Shure MV5C. This is a simple spherical cardioid microphone that can be attached to the included stand, or m

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