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Browsing Archive: July, 2013

MediaTech Africa 2013

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Sunday, July 21, 2013,


MediaTech 2013 has come and gone. The exhibition showcases everything current and new in the broadcasting and AV technology fields from all the top brands and suppliers in South Africa. I used the opportunity to hook up with a few of my suppliers and had a look at the latest Avid Media Composer release. MC 7.0 now supports 4K media and a host of cool new features such as background transcoding and improved audio RTAS functionality from the timeline. 

DSLR and cine-oriented cameras such as Sony...

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Live now: Episode 5 of e-Info (Faculty of Engineering)

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Sunday, July 21, 2013,


Watch it now on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/kKbqFfP_EDg

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Solar power on the go

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, July 2, 2013,


If you've been following my blog you'll know about my fascination with solar power. 

For an upcoming two week trip through Southern Africa I'm faced with a rather unique challenge - film a motorcycle tour with multiple GoPro's for ten days without being close to any type of power outlet to charge the camera batteries. The obvious solution, other than charging batteries from the bike's power outlet where they will have to compete with other devices such as my mobile phone and helmet comms unit,...

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Just delivered by a man in a van

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, July 1, 2013,


A fresh one has arrived, complete with pink foam.

My new Sony NEX-FS100 camera has arrived all the way from the factory on the other side of the pond. Many thanks to the guys at Jasco Systems for really going the extra mile for me by loaning me a camera while this one was on backorder. Rupert you guys are awesome!

Don't you just love the smell of new gear straight out of the box..

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More GoPro

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, July 1, 2013,


There is no such thing as too much GoPro footage. This one is helmet cam footage of a Canadian paratrooper's near miss with a pine tree. 
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