Plug-And-Play USB Video Audio Capture DVR Adapter For Apple Mac OS

Composite RCA To USB DVR Recorder Adapter For Apple Mac OS
This USB video audio capture device can turn your MacBook, iMac, Mac mini into a full-featured video recorder and player.

This is a cost-efficient video grabber hardware/software solution for Mac users to watch or record live video from DVD player, cable box, satellite receiver, CCTV cam, game console for further video production using their Mac systems. 

This USB DVR capture device fully supports Mac OS 9.X and OS X V10.X.

Super Easy Setup
The installation of this usb video grabber is a no-brainer. Simply plug and play. No driver installation and no software CD disc needed either. Unit will become ready in 1 minute !

Expand Computer With Video Audio Input
Users can instantly expand their Mac computer with composite RCA video/audio input via this capture device for hookup with home video devices for real time viewing and video recording.

High Quality Digital H.264 Recording
Users can capture or record video to their Mac from a VCR, DVD player, DVR, camera, game console or any other analogue video device in high-resolution H.264 or MPEG4.

Picture-In-Picture Viewing
This USB DVR device also supports picture-on-picture function, meaning to watch video while working on the computer at the same time on one screen.

The video window screen can always stay on top of the Mac screen and can also be moved to any location and resizable up to full screen for display.

Digitize Your Analog Video Collection
This USB A/V adapter helps digitize all your VHS tapes and other analog video contents into digital H.264/MP4 formats.

Video Content Editing
Mac users can edit the recorded contents using the QuickTime player in Mac OS for various tasks.

Product Features

  • Fully plug and play setup. No driver installation needed for Mac users of all levels. Fast and easy solution for expanding Mac computer with composite RCA video and stereo L/R audio input. Adopted the advanced analog to digital conversion so the captured video is error free with optimal color and clarity. Cost-efficient solution for smooth video/audio transfer into Mac computer through high speed USB 2.0 connection.
  • Advanced USB digital video recorder, editor and video encoder for capturing video/audio from home A/V devices and store the recorded content into hard drive for playback or disc production. Supports Picture-In-Picture mode so video window and other software screens can be displayed together while users can remain using computer for other tasks. Supports live view of CCTV surveillance camera on Mac computer screen.
  • Easy tool for using Mac for multimedia tasks such as creating digital content for high impact visual aide, presentation, education or streaming on the web. Digitize VHS and other analog video contents into H.264/MP4 formats for storage, DVD disc production or editing. Supports video capture in high-resolution H.264 / MP4 format at 640×480 pixels / 25fps.
  • Recorded videos can also be encoded into 480p, 720p or 1080p depending on the raw video quality. Supports audio capture in AAC format up to 256K/48 kHz. The recorded video feeds can be exported in other Apple DV digital formats first before adding to iTune or sync with your iPad, iPhone, Apple TV or edit it right away in other video editing software.
  • Direct burn the recorded files to CD/DVD discs using the Finder, or apps like iTunes through the DVD burner if available for your Mac system. Supports video and audio inputs from worldwide NTSC, PAL and SECAM devices. Supports Mac OS from 9.X and all later Mac OS X 10.X versions.

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The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard

H.264 Advanced Video Coding or MPEG-4 Part 10 is fundamental to a growing range of markets such as high definition broadcasting, internet video sharing, mobile video and digital surveillance. This book reflects the growing importance and implementation of H.264 video technology. Offering a detailed overview of the system, it explains the syntax, tools and features of H.264 and equips readers with practical advice on how to get the most out of the standard.

  • Packed with clear examples and illustrations to explain H.264 technology in an accessible and practical way.
  • Covers basic video coding concepts, video formats and visual quality.
  • Explains how to measure and optimise the performance of H.264 and how to balance bitrate, computation and video quality.
  • Analyses recent work on scalable and multi-view versions of H.264, case studies of H.264 codecs and new technological developments such as the popular High Profile extensions.
  • An invaluable companion for developers, broadcasters, system integrators, academics and students who want to master this burgeoning state-of-the-art technology.

“[This book] unravels the mysteries behind the latest H.264 standard and delves deeper into each of the operations in the codec. The reader can implement (simulate, design, evaluate, optimize) the codec with all profiles and levels. The book ends with extensions and directions (such as SVC and MVC) for further research.”  Professor K. R. Rao, The University of Texas at Arlington, co-inventor of the Discrete Cosine Transform

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The Wedding Video Handbook: How to Succeed in the Wedding Video Business (DV Expert Series)

For readers who want to become part of the thriving wedding video industry, Wedding Video Handbook explains everything a wedding videographer needs to know. Each chapter explores a different part of either the business or the production ends, and covers topics including secrets for getting clients, selecting the proper equipment, and tips on capturing special wedding moments despite difficult filming conditions. The book includes handy primers on marketing and advertising, handling phone calls and appointments, pre-production preparations, what to shoot on the wedding day, interacting with other vendors, editing and packaging the DVD or video, and generating referrals. Fully up-to-date with information on the newest tools and equipment used in this rapidly-evolving market as well as the cutting-edge trends in wedding video products, Wedding Video Handbook is packed with practical advice from a pro who has spent years in the field.

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Green Screen Production Master Class: Learn by Video

Master essential green screen skills! This focused workshop provides three hours of high-quality video training on shooting green screen and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage. Author, trainer, and production/compositing expert Jeff Foster starts by introducing you to various concepts and explains how to create the right green screen scenario for your needs. Then, you’ll learn how to set up your background and talent, work with lighting and scopes, explore virtual sets, use helpful iPad apps, and composite the footage.

Duration: 2 HR 58 min
User Level: Beginning/Intermediate

1 Keying and Matte Extraction Overview

2 Green and Blue Screen Materials

3 Proper Lighting and Camera Setup

4 Planning the Shoot

5 Professional and DIY Lighting Setups

6 Software Options

7 Working with Virtual Sets

8 Compositing Footage

9 Fixing Problem Green Screen Shots

10 Designing the Corporate Green Screen Studio

11 Lighting and Measuring Tools on Portable Devices


System Requirements

Mac OS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows XP, or higher
1 GHz processor or higher
2 GB RAM or higher
1 GB Free HD Space (does not include lesson files)

(Please note that this DVD can be viewed only on a computer. It will not work in DVD-Video player software or a DVD set-top player.

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Color Correction Handbook: Professional Techniques for Video and Cinema

The colorist working in film and video is the individual responsible for breathing life into characters, bringing a mood into a scene, and making the final product polished and professional-looking. This craft is an art form that often takes years to perfect and many trial-and-error attempts at getting it right. Here to help both the newcomer and professional who needs to brush up on their skills is the first book to cover a wide variety of techniques that can be used by colorists, no matter what system they’re using. Whether you’re using a video editing package with a color correction tool built in (Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro) of a dedicated application (Apple Color, Assimilate Scratch, Baselight, or DaVinci), this book covers it all.  From the most basic methods for evaluating and correcting an overall image, to the most advanced targeted corrections and creative stylizations typically employed, you’ll find this highly organized book a solid reference that’s easy to navigate.  The accompanying DVD contains footage as well as cross-platform exercises and project files for readers to experiment with.

After reading the techniques, readers will learn to apply the methods that all of the color correction applications use, how to problem-solve and trouble-shoot, how to maximize the effectiveness of each tool that’s available, and they will discover how to creatively combine techniques and tools to accomplish the types of stylizations that colorists are often called upon to create.

Praise for Color Correction Handbook:

From Alexis Van Hurkman comes an up-to-date, most welcome, encyclopedic guide for colorists: Color CorrectionHandbook (Professional Techniques for Video and Cinema).   The breadth of this work is almost impossibly ambitious: Van Hurkman embraces all the important topics, and the liberal use of illustrated examples, with accompanying waveforms and solutions from various platforms, succeeds in providing a single reference work for the colorist at almost any level of expertise…. Colorists will find gaps in their knowledge are as well-served by this book as the aspiring colorist already under the tutelage of a master.

Ron Lingelbach
Colorist, Dolby Laboratories; Founder, TKcolorist Internet Group (TIG)

Color correction is a complex and subtle craft. The student needs to sit next to professionals on a real jobs, and ask them continuously what they just did, and why they did it. The professional rarely has the time and the patience to answer newbie questions, and the earnest scholar quickly ends up outside the grading suite, wondering sadly whether there was an easier road to knowledge.

Now, at last, there may be. Alex Van Hurkman’s book comes with a DVD of example material you can load onto your color grading workstation. It covers many useful real examples, explaining what you might do to make the images look better, what is the easiest way to do it on any of the popular platforms, and even how to explain what you are doing to others. If you want to learn color correction, this book will make a difference.

Dr Richard Kirk

Colour Scientist, FilmLight Ltd

Recipient of 2010 AMPAS Scientific and Engineering Award

Van Hurkman covers the theory and the practical application of color-correction very well…it’s always good to understand the theory of *why* the image looks good or bad and how it relates to photography, electronics, and physics.

I have no doubt Van Hurkman’s book is as close as we’re going to get to a standard textbook for the world of color correction.  If nothing else, I think it communicates the idea to neophyte filmmakers that there’s far more to color-correction than just having the software or the box.  It’s *experience* that makes good color — not the system.

Highly recommended.

–Marc Wielage/Senior Colorist

Lowry Digital/Burbank

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Raspberry Pi GPU Audio Video Programming

Delve into the Broadcom VideoCore GPU used on the Raspberry Pi and master topics such as OpenGL ES and OpenMAX. Along the way, you’ll also learn some Dispmanx, OpenVG, and GPGPU programming.
The author, Jan Newmarch bumped into a need to do this kind of programming while trying to turn the RPi into a karaoke machine: with the CPU busting its gut rendering MIDI files, there was nothing left for showing images such as karaoke lyrics except for the GPU, and nothing really to tell him how to do it.
Raspberry Pi GPU Audio Video Programming scratches his itch and since he had to learn a lot about RPi GPU programming, he might as well share it with you. What started as a side issue turned into a full-blown project of its own; and this stuff is hard.
What You’ll Learn
  • Use Dispmanx and EGL on Raspberry Pi
  • Work with OpenMAX and its components, state, IL Client Library, * * Buffers, and more on RPi
  • Process images and video on RPi
  • Handle audio on RPi
  • Render OpenMAX to OpenGL on the RPi
  • Play multimedia files on the RPi
  • Use OpenVG for text processing and more
  • Master overlays
Who This Book Is For
You should be comfortable with C programming and at least some concurrency and thread programming using it.  This book is for experienced programmers who are new or learning about Raspberry Pi.  

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Create Documentary Films, Videos and Multimedia: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Documentary Storytelling Techniques for Film, Video, the Internet and Digital Media Projects.

How to use documentary visual storytelling concepts and production techniques to make documentaries of all types and formats. Producing, Writing, Directing, Camera, Editing and Distribution covered including actual case studies of all types of documentaries, with Pre-production, Production and Post-production. Fully Illustrated. Interactive Links—New updated Third Edition.

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Semantic Content Extraction for Effective Video Analysis, Understanding and Retrieval

With the dramatic growth of digital video over the Internet, and rapid development of network and multimedia techniques, making effective use of these vast amounts of data has become a big challenge. This book describes the latest concepts, algorithms, models and applications of semantic video analysis that enable content-based intelligent interpretation and management of video content.

It covers seven main research topics including: saliency computation in images and videos; model-based shot boundary detection; extraction of semantic contents and events for video highlights indexing and annotation; activity-driven video summarization; content-based image retrieval using relevance feedback; video retrieval and clustering using fMRI-derived features; and the relatively unexplored area of stereo video generation and retrieval for 3D-TV.

Researchers and graduate students, in academia and industry, interested in visual computing, multimedia and computer vision will find this book useful. It will also be of relevance to professionals and practitioners, from fields such as media, broadcasting, museums, film production and online entertainment, who are interested in improving media asset management and content delivery.

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The Video Editor’s Guide to Soundtrack Pro: Workflows, Tools, and Techniques

This book tells you how, why, and when you should perform certain audio postproduction tasks within Soundtrack Pro while editing your video in the Final Cut Studio suite.

Intertwining video editing workflows with audio editing workflows for video editors using Final Cut Studio, it also describes in-depth the audio postproduction process as well as the specific tools used for editing and mixing audio within Soundtrack Pro. The final section is designed as an audio postproduction “cook-book”, describing typical audio post scenarios with detailed workflows for dealing with them.

The book provides real-world workflows and step-by-step instruction on the basics of audio editing in STP, implementing sound effects, spectral tools and much more. Also included is a DVD containing both video and audio files, demonstrating surround sound, mixing procedures, and other audio editing processes. Included as well are project files with which you can refine techniques learned in the book.

The DVD is not included with the E-book.  Please contact the publisher for access to the DVD content by emailing dennis.mcgonagle@tayorandfrancis.com 

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Quality of Experience Paradigm in Multimedia Services: Application to OTT Video Streaming and VoIP Services

Quality of Experience Paradigm in Multimedia Services: Application to OTT Video Streaming and VoIP Services introduces the concept of ‘Quality of Experience’, presenting all parameters which directly or indirectly influence the user’s satisfaction within two well-used Internet services, multimedia OTT streaming and voice over IP.

The authors investigate user’s QoE, following three directions, methodologies for subjective QoE assessment of video services, approaches to regulate a rate adaptive streaming video in accordance with the user’s QoE, and VoIP QoE-based power efficient resource allocation methods for cellular technology.

The emerging fast growth of multimedia services has created new challenges for network service providers in order to guarantee the best user’s Quality of Experience (QoE) in diverse networks with distinctive access technologies. In fact, it becomes difficult for a network service provider to guarantee a high user satisfaction, as high network Quality of Service (QoS) does not guarantee this aspect.

  • Features two proven methods to collect datasets for assessing the user’s QoE
  • Investigates client-based HTTP rate adaptive video streaming algorithms over TCP protocol to regulate the user’s QoE
  • Discusses VoIP service and focuses on a QoE driven downlink scheduling method for LTE-A technology
  • Introduces the concept of ‘quality of experience’ presenting all parameters which directly or indirectly influence the user’s satisfaction within two well-used Internet services, multimedia OTT streaming and Voice over IP

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Make Your First Video with iMovie 11: Learn by Video

This innovative product uses interactive video to explain everything a beginner needs to know to create polished-looking videos with iMovie 11, from importing and organizing video files to using special effects like Green Screen, which lets you superimpose video footage of a person onto any background you want. Users will learn how to adjust the color of video clips, stabilize shakiness, and use Themes–which give a project special transitions, titles, and graphics. A major component is learning to build a movie by assembling and editing clips, and users will learn various ways to share their finished movie, such as creating a DVD and sharing online.

Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents 3 hours of exceptional quality video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in iMovie. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

The DVD-ROM is bundled with a printed booklet that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training. 

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Communicating Ideas with Film, Video, and Multimedia: A Practical Guide to Information Motion-Media

Written for a broad audience of professional informational and corporate filmmakers, film students, technical writers, and clients, Communicating Ideas with Film, Video, and Multimedia: A Practical Guide to Information Motion-Media is an insider’s perspective on the informational media industry. With over thirty-five years of experience, award-winning filmmaker S. Martin Shelton presents his astute views on the state of the profession and offers sage, constructive advice for the successful design and production of information motion-media.

 

Forgoing discussions of technology, Shelton instead concentrates on the communication principles that can motivate an audience to achieve a particular goal—a goal that must be realistic, worthwhile, and appropriate. His inventive approach coalesces theory of the media with its philosophy, analysis, history, and application, as well as his own informed personal opinions. This valuable guide examines how to effectively encode information in motion-media by using in-depth communication analysis and pertinent filmic design. Throughout, Shelton emphasizes that kinetic visuals, rather than audio, are the defining elements of the best motion-media communication. Organized into five parts that can be used independently or in sequence, the volume frames key topics in the industry that collectively form a cohesive strategy for motion-media design and production. First, Shelton discusses the essence of the medium as a communication tool. In the second part, he addresses the forms and functions of motion-media. The third part details communication analysis and its application. Next, Shelton delves into script design, distribution, and career growth. Lastly, he offers advice on business aspects of the profession. Told from the vantage point of a seasoned expert, Communicating Ideas with Film, Video, and Multimedia is a “how to do it” book as well as a treatise on “why to do it.” Shelton’s narrative is complemented by twenty-six illustrations (including multimedia flowcharts, sample forms, and photographs of some of the great documentary filmmakers), a variety of script formats, and a listing of the all-time best documentary films.

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The Solo Video Journalist: Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

Matt Pearl has worked in local television news for more than a decade and is regarded as one of the top multimedia journalists in the country. He received his degree at Northwestern University with a B.S. In Journalism and has since gone on to win numerous awards for his work, including a number of regional Emmys. Currently, he is a news reporter for WXIA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, a position he has held since 2009. His experience includes working at many different news stations and speaking at conferences regarding being a multimedia journalist. He has been named multiple times the national Solo Video Journalist of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).

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The Solo Video Journalist: Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

Matt Pearl has worked in local television news for more than a decade and is regarded as one of the top multimedia journalists in the country. He received his degree at Northwestern University with a B.S. In Journalism and has since gone on to win numerous awards for his work, including a number of regional Emmys. Currently, he is a news reporter for WXIA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, a position he has held since 2009. His experience includes working at many different news stations and speaking at conferences regarding being a multimedia journalist. He has been named multiple times the national Solo Video Journalist of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).

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Digital Moviemaking with Adobe Video Bundle: Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, Encore DVD, Flash

This resource provides instructions and tips on a broad range of tools and techniques for the Adobe Video Bundle available in Windows-based video production. The sequence of actions required for creating a digital movie is demonstrated with simple examples, including video capturing with Premiere; linear editing with Premiere and After Effects; sound processing, effects, and titles with After Effects, Flash, and Premiere; DVD authoring with Premiere and Encore DVD; and video export with Premiere, Encore DVD, After Effects, and Flash. The storing and processing of video and sound on a PC is explained, and the main parameters of video files are described. Video enthusiasts are provided with on-demand access to hundreds of professional-quality functionalities such as special effects, image stabilization, automated editing, color correction, noise removal, and digital surround sound, maintaining total ease of use from start to finish and covering a wide range of special effects that allow the user to create a dynamic movie.

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Video Journalism for the Web: A Practical Introduction to Documentary Storytelling

As newspapers and broadcast news outlets direct more resources toward online content, print reporters and photojournalists are picking up video cameras and crafting new kinds of stories with their lenses. Creating multimedia video journalism requires more than simply adapting traditional broadcast techniques: it calls for a new way of thinking about how people engage with the news and with emerging media technologies. In this guide, Kurt Lancaster teaches students and professional journalists how to shoot better video and tell better stories on the web, providing a strong understanding of cinematic storytelling and documentary production so their videos will stand out from the crowd.

Video Journalism for the Web introduces students to all the basic skills and techniques of good video journalism and documentary storytelling, from shots and camera movements to sound and editing―as well as offering tips for developing compelling, character-driven narratives and using social media to launch a successful career as a “backpack journalist.” Shooting, editing, and writing exercises throughout the book allow students to put these techniques into practice, and case studies and interviews with top documentary journalists provide real-world perspectives on a career in video journalism. This book gives aspiring documentary journalists the tools they need to get out in the field and start shooting unforgettable multimedia stories.

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A Career Handbook for TV, Radio, Film, Video and Interactive Media (Professional Media Practice)

Specialists from across the fastchanging world of Tv, Radio, Film, Video and Interactive Media have contributed ‘behindthescenes’ advice to provide the definitive guide to a career in these areas.


Updated throughout, the revised second edition of this unique guide answers a multitude of questions, including: How do I choose a course that will help me? What are the jobs? How do I get useful work experience? What’s it like to be a freelance? What are the areas of opportunity? How do you find out about jobs that aren’t advertised? Which qualifications or training will help me build my career?

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Camcorder Video: Shooting and Editing Techniques

From camcorder equipment, care, and accessories to shooting techniques, subject matter, and editing, this method-packed handbook walks readers one easy step at a time through complete camcorder video production. It covers the technological background of camcorders; specific procedures for shooting weddings, presentations, training sessions, music videos, video movies, and other special events; strategies for editing with two VCRs or a camcorder and a VCR; methods for transferring slides and film to video; steps for shooting a steady picture; techniques explaining how and when to take zoom, high angle, low angle, and other shots; step-by-step procedures for doing assemble and insert editing; suggestions for using light and color to create certain moods and special effects; guidelines for including the right sound in your production; and much more. This multi-leveled handbook is perfect for home video buffs, business people, and hired video professionals.

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Create Documentary Films, Videos, and Multimedia: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Documentary Storytelling Techniques for Film, Video, the Internet and Digital Media Nonfiction Projects

Create Documentary Films, Videos, and Multimedia examines all aspects of documentary and nonfiction filmmaking including genres, story development, concept, treatment, shooting script, preproduction, production, editing script, postproduction, and distribution. The book explores different types of documentary productions, such as theatrical, social, educational, event, advocacy, historical, television, corporate, and more. Productions are discussed step by step in practical case studies from actual documentary projects. The book demonstrates how to use documentary storytelling techniques, concepts, and structures in different forms of media including presentation, websites, video shorts, and other digital projects.

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Video Production Workshop: DMA Series (DV Expert Series)

Video Production Workshop is the first book written to be accessible and appealing to a younger, digitally savvy audience interested in learning the full range of skills involved in planning and executing a video project. It introduces all the digital tools and basic techniques in sequence for readers to build proficiency and gain a well-rounded mastery of the art and craft of video production. Author Tom Wolsky begins with lessons in video editing and camera handling, and then moves on to scripting and storyboarding a production. Readers then step through a series of exercise projects. Separate chapters explore how to light different types of scenes as well as how to obtain well-recorded sound. The book is designed both for independent students as well as for classroom use, and it includes lessons on video journalism and its rights, responsibilities, and ethics. Related techniques for interviewing and working in a live studio are also presented. The book concludes with lessons in post-production techniques, especially motion graphics and special effects. The companion DVD is packed with DV footage for projects, plus demo plug-ins and free software.

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HP Pavilion 17 Touch Gaming Laptop (Intel i7-6700HQ, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 128GB SSD + 1TB 7200rpm HDD, NVIDIA GTX 960M 4GB, Windows 10, Full HD Touchscreen) Bang & Olufsen Multimedia Video Music Production

Enhanced Graphics
The new HP Pavilion 17 brings gaming class NVIDIA GTX 960 graphics to a sleek notebook design. Whether you’re editing video or photos, bring your ideas to life with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated VRAM and beautiful 17.3-inch Full HD IPS Display. Whether you’re an avid gamer or an editing master, the Pavilion 17 is what you need to keep your creativity moving wherever you are.

A truly powerful audio experience
With dual HP speakers, HP Audio Boost, and custom tuning by the experts at B&O PLAY, you can experience rich, authentic audio. Let the sound move you.

Expand your digital collection
With massive storage, now you can download all your content right onto your laptop. Take your favorite software and collection of movies, music, and photos with you wherever you go.

Additional Specifications
Battery: 6-Cell Lithium-ion Battery (62 WHr)
Keyboard: Full-size island-style backlit keyboard (silver)
Wireless: 802.11 AC Wireless + Bluetooth 4.2
Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ-45, 1 x headphone/microphone combo, 1 x SD card reader
Audio: B&O PLAY with 2 speakers

Computer Upgrade King sells computers with upgraded configurations. If the computer has modifications (listed above), then the manufacturer box is opened for it to be tested and inspected and to install the upgrades to achieve the specifications as advertised. If no modifications are listed, the item is unopened and untested. Defects & blemishes are significantly reduced by our in depth inspection & testing.

Product Features

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache, 2.6GHz-3.5GHz) 45W
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4 2133MHz | Hard Drive: 128GB Solid State Drive + 1TB 7200rpm Hard Disk Drive
  • Optical Drive: SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW Dual Layer | Operating System: Windows 10 Home x64
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5 | Display: 17.3″ Full HD IPS UWVA anti-glare WLED-backlit Touchscreen Display (1920 x 1080)
  • This computer comes with 1-Year Hardware Defect Repair and 3-Years Troubleshooting support through CUK only.

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What’s New in Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5 and ActionScript 3.0 Learn By Video

This innovative product is a focused video workshop and accompanying 48-page full-color book that will teach Flash developers how to get up to speed on the new features of Adobe Flash CS5.5 and ActionScript 3.0. Take advantage of new features including improvements to Flash’s powerful TLF type engine, improved layout fidelity, and enhancements to the already powerful inverse kinematics bone tool, as well as updates to ActionScript. Tips and tricks for all versions of Flash are sprinkled throughout.
 
Experienced instructor Kelly McCathran presents three hours of exceptional quality video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Flash and ActionScript. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.
 
The DVD-ROM is bundled with a printed booklet that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training.  

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Writing Interactive Music for Video Games: A Composer’s Guide (Game Design)

“This book is a must read for newcomers and experienced composers wanting to learn more about the art of video game composition.”

—Chuck Doud, Director of Music, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios

 

All You Need to Know to Create Great Video Game Music

 

Written by the developer of Berklee School of Music’s pioneering game scoring program, this guide covers everything professional composers and music students need to know about composing interactive music for video games, and contains exclusive tools for interactive scoring—tools that were previously available only at Berklee.

 

Drawing on twenty years of professional experience in the game industry, Michael Sweet helps you master the unique language of music storytelling in games. Next, he walks you through the entire music composition process, from initial conceptualization and creative direction through implementation.

 

Inside, you’ll find dozens of examples that illustrate adaptive compositional techniques, from small downloadable games to multimillion dollar console titles. In addition, this guide covers the business side of video game composition, sharing crucial advice about contracts, pricing, sales, and marketing.

 

Coverage includes

  • Overcoming the unique challenges of writing for games
  • Composing music that can adapt in real time to player actions
  • Developing thematic ideas
  • Using audio middleware to create advanced interactive scores
  • Working effectively with game development teams
  • Understanding the life of a video game composer
  • Managing contracts, rights, estimating, and negotiation
  • Finding work

 

The companion website contains software tools to help you master interactive music concepts explored in this book, with additional resources and links to learn more about scoring for games. See Appendix A for details.

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Creating Digital Content : Video Production for Web, Broadcast, and Cinema

*A unique, complete tutorial of digital video production techniques from the experts driving the content revolution
*Coverage of datacasting, webcasting, interactive television, digital cinema, DVD and more
*Post production tutorials
*Provides an exhaustive explanation of new business models: how is anyone supposed to survive and profit in the digital content environment?

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Emgreat 10.1 Inch IPS Screen HD-SDI / HDMI LCD Video Monitor 1280*800 Resolution 350cd/m² Brightness with Front Earphone Jack and USB Port for Firmware Upgrade or Multi-media Player

Specification:
Resolution: 1280×800
Brightness: 350cd/m²
Contrast: 700:1
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Backlight:LED
USB port: For firmware upgrade or multi-media player
USB Multi-mediaplayer
Video: MPEG1/2/3/4 RMVB RM MOV
photo: JPG JPEG BMP PNG
Video: WMA MP3 M4A
Inputs: SDI, HDMI1 HDMI2, YPbPr, Video1, Video2, Audio, VGA
Viewing Angle: 85°/85°(L/R) 85°/85°(U/D)
Power Consumption: ≤9W
Input Voltage: DC7-20V
Install Way: 1/4″-20 Thread Socket on the bottom
Work Temperature: 0℃~60℃
Store Temperature: 0℃~70℃
Unit Size: 253L × 172W ×30H(mm)
Unit Weight: 540g

Package Contains:
1x 10.1″ PRO HD Monitor
1x Remote Controller
1x HDMI Cable
1x AV Cable
1x Power Adapter
1x Sunshade
1x Mini Hotshoe holder
Screws & Hexagon Wrench
Pergear Clean Kit

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  • 10.1″ IPS HD Screen, 1280*800 Resolution, 700:1 Contrast, 85°/85°(L/R), 85°/85°(U/D) Viewing Angle.
  • Super bright LED backlit, 350cd/m² brightness. Can be used as a large secondary screen, 4:3 & 16:9 image adjustable.
  • Inputs: HD-SDI, HDMI, YPbPr, Video1, Video2, Audio, VGA. USB port For firmware upgrade or multi-media player.
  • Supports Image Zoom, with Front Earphone Jack and sun shade will help keep unwanted light off the screen, reducing glare.
  • HD-SDI/HDMI Support Mode: 1080P@60HZ, 1080P@50HZ, 1080I@60HZ, 1080I@50HZ, 1080P@30HZ, 1080P@25HZ, 1080P@24HZ, 1080PSF@24HZ, 720P@60HZ, 720P@50HZ, 480I@60HZ, 576I@50HZ.

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Recent Progress in Digital Video Processing

Digital video processing has revolutionised the field of video recording and processing. The applications of digital video processing have found its way across different sectors like multimedia, communications, security, etc. The topics covered in this extensive book deal with core subjects such as video compression and restoration, video coding, different techniques for video processing, etc. As this field is emerging at a rapid pace, the contents of this book will help the readers understand the modern concepts and applications of the subject.

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Video Production with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 and After Effects CS5.5: Learn by Video

This innovative, in-depth video training course and accompanying 48-page full-color book, is aimed at intermediate users who need to get up speed on the new features of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS5.5, and expand their knowledge of Adobe’s Production Premium Suite.
 
The course takes the user on a journey from script to screen. Beginning with Adobe Story, moving on to Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, the Adobe Media Encoder and Encore, the course follows a client brief to produce media assets for broadcast and the web.
 
Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents nine hours of exceptional quality video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Premiere Pro and After Effects. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.
 
Selected videos can be downloaded for viewing on iPhones, iPods, and other compatible mobile devices.

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Premiere Pro CS5 and CS5.5 Digital Classroom, (Book and Video Training)

A book-and-DVD training package so you can learn Premiere Pro at your own pace

Premiere Pro is a powerful, timeline-based video editing software, and this personal training course uses a full-color book plus video tutorials on DVD to teach you how to use all its features. Fifteen self-paced lessons encourage you to discover the creative possibilities that Adobe’ s Premiere Pro presents. Step-by-step directions, lesson files, and an instructional video demonstrate the many exciting features of Premiere Pro. You can learn from leading instructors, and do it at your own pace.

  • Premiere Pro is an advanced video-editing program available at an affordable price; this book-and-DVD package offers step-by-step training on its abilities
  • Presents 15 lessons in full color, supported by video tutorials and lesson files on the DVD, all of which allow you to work at your own pace
  • Demonstrates how to work with a variety of popular film styles featuring the latest in editing techniques at the highest quality possible

Premiere Pro Digital Classroom is like having your own personal instructor to teach you Premiere Pro right in your own home or office.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Audio Postproduction for Digital Video

Written in the author’s clear conversational style, with ample illustrations and visual analogies, this book features software agnostic tutorials and “cookbook recipes” for each phase of postaudio processing. The author begins with a section of FAQs from readers of the author’s magazine column. After summarizing the significant points of audio theory, the author describes the preliminaries of setting up a post studio. From there he details every aspect of postproduction – from getting the tracks into the computer, to ‘fixing and mixing,’ to dealing with details of compression and streaming. The companion audio CD contains diagnostics, tutorial tracks, and demonstrations.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way

For anyone who has ever used an iPhone or iPad, you know there is a powerful video camera inside that can shoot phenomenal HD video and is incredibly easy to use . But simply shooting video is only one step to visualizing and digitizing  your creative efforts.

In iPad and iPhone Video, bestselling author Jeff Carlson shows you how to best harness the powers of these remarkable devices. Jeff explores all the steps to shooting great video in a variety of scenarios, from outdoor sunny arenas to dark concert venues. He’ll explain everything you need to know about editing the results in order to tell your story better and to give polish with attention to color, light, audio, and more. Once you’re happy with the results, he’ll give you the step-by-step details for sharing the video via YouTube and Vimeo and give you best practices for keeping friends, family, and other audiences in the loop.

With over 300 million iPads and iPhones sold, consumers around the world already own the most versatile filmmaking tool ever made… they just don’t know it yet!  This book will help them understand and unlock the potential packed into every one of these devices.

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Refocus: Cutting-Edge Strategies to Evolve Your Video Business

Forewords by David Hebel, Founder & CEO, Digital Juice, Inc. and Steve Weiss, Partner, Zacuto

Do you want to stand out in today’s competitive wedding, corporate, and event video markets? To be paid what you’re worth for the creative work you produce? To find an extra two hours a day to pursue your passion? To get out from under the backlog of unfinished projects? If the answer is “yes,” then this book was written for you. Read a few pages and you’ll find the authors’ unique approach to the business of video production is unlike what you’ve heard or read before. With good humor, practical advice, and a healthy dose of reality, Ron and Tasra Dawson show you how to get your business on track and transform it into the one of your dreams. The result is increased creativity, financial gain, less stress, and more time and energy to pursue the projects you are truly passionate about. You’ll learn to:

  • Reclaim 525 work hours per year with one simple strategy
  • Implement action items you can use today to start getting paid what you’re worth
  • Assess and transform your current sales and marketing
  • Design a powerful brand experience to amaze your clients and turn them into company evangelists
  • Supercharge your marketing with social media like Twitter, Facebook, and blogs
  • Break into commercial video production for year-round profits

You can also network and stay up-to-date at the companion Web site, bladeronner.com. Click the ReFocus link.

”Ron and Tasra will help you move mountains in your business.” —Lance Gray, CEO, PixelPops Design, LLC

”I know how busy we all can get, but if you read this book and apply the information, it will turn your world around.” —David Robin, David Robin Films

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Digital Video and HD, Second Edition: Algorithms and Interfaces (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics)

Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in computer graphics, Charles Poynton’s revision to his classic text covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM, and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems. This edition also introduces the technical aspects of file-based workflows and outlines the emerging domain of metadata, placing it in the context of digital video processing.

With the help of hundreds of high quality technical illustrations, this book presents the following topics:

* Basic concepts of digitization, sampling, quantization, gamma, and filtering
* Principles of color science as applied to image capture and display
* Scanning and coding of SDTV and HDTV
* Video color coding: luma, chroma (4:2:2 component video, 4fSC composite video)
* Analog NTSC and PAL
* Studio systems and interfaces
* Compression technology, including M-JPEG and MPEG-2
* Broadcast standards and consumer video equipment

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Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting

Written by two of the best and brightest podcasting pioneers, Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting, Second Edition is a comprehensive and perceptive guide to all things podcasting. From downloading podcasts to producing your own for fun or profit, Podcast Solutions covers the entire world of podcasting with insight, humor, and the unmatched wisdom of experience.

Big-name companies and podcasters throughout the United States and thousands of faithful listeners around the world will tell you that Michael W. Geoghegan (“Reel Reviews-Films Worth Watching” and GigaVox Media) and Dan Klass (“The Bitterest Pill” and JacketMedia.com) know how to put together compelling and engaging shows that people come back for week after week. These two pros will guide you through everything, from developing your raw podcast ideas to selecting equipment, creating your podcast (including incorporating music, professional production techniques, and audio- and video-editing secrets), and mobilizing and growing an audience.

Plenty has changed since the best-selling first edition of this book, and Michael and Dan bring you all the latest and greatest information on production, distribution, and marketing from the world of audio and video podcasting. Nearly 50 pages of new material and hundreds of updates make this the most complete and up-to-date book on podcasting imaginable.

Between Michael’s uncanny business and marketing sense and Dan’s nearly two decades in the entertainment industry, these authors have the experience to back up their advice on what it takes to elevate your podcast to a professional level. Podcast Solutions gives you not only what youll need to know about podcasting, but also the insider’s view on the business of new media production and marketing.

Whether you want to use podcasting to inform, educate, entertain, or inspire, whether you are a complete novice or an experienced professional, Podcast Solutions is the guide you need.

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Digital Video Production Cookbook: 100 Professional Techniques for Independent and Amateur Filmmakers (Cookbooks (O’Reilly))

Have you ever watched a big-budget Hollywood movie and wondered “How did they do that?” or, perhaps, “How can I do that?” While digital technology greatly simplifies the filmmaking process, there are many tried-and-true production tricks that only those lucky enough to work in the world of high-budget professional film production get to know. The truth is that setting up a car chase, making a realistic-looking alien, staging a fistfight, creating atmospheric lighting, and using special effects are often not as difficult to master as you might think.

Digital Video Production Cookbook will show you how to create sophisticated-looking visual effects, dramatic shots, and powerful sequences using low-cost methods adapted from high-end professional techniques. Author and award-winning filmmaker Chris Kenworthy explains how you can use a digital video camera and basic editing software, to create high-end production values with household equipment and a little imagination.

The book includes easy-to-follow recipes for:

  • Creating bluescreen effects
  • Simulating rain, snow, and other natural phenomena
  • Working with backlighting, simulated candlelight, and special lighting effects
  • Shooting day for night
  • Staging safe stunts, chase scenes, and fistfights
  • Makeup techniques for aging, bruises, and serious injuries
  • Shooting at night
  • Working with camera movement
  • Adding special effects such as laser bolts, holograms, and explosions

and much more.

Packed with full-color, step-by-step instructions, inspirational examples, and authoritative information and advice, this book is the ultimate, no-nonsense cookbook for every aspiring digital filmmaker.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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NewTek TriCaster Mini HD-4 All In One Compact Multimedia Production Studio Switcher, Base Configuration, 3x HDMI/DVI/Ethernet Port Video Output

You don’t have to be a video expert, own a studio, lug complicated equipment around, or use expensive professional cameras to make great content quickly and stream it live in minutes. With everyday camcorders and TriCaster Mini, anyone can make a show with professional results.

Product Features

  • Use up to four everyday HDMI camcorders with plug-and-play ease
  • Sized to make and stream content from anywhere – with an integrated monitor
  • Fast, straightforward, and easy to set up and create your own great multimedia content
  • Software interface for any level of experience to get started and explore further
  • Record all four HD camera feeds so you can edit the program later

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