20

Oct 2021

Go Cable-Free with the Spark 4K

For anyone working in live events production, planning out and laying hundreds (if not thousands) of metres of video cable can be an absolute pain. Cable runs can’t always be laid in a straight line, or they might need to be patched through a distribution amplifier or converted to another s...
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03

Mar 2021

And the Winner is……..Teradek Bolt!

Winning an award in a creative industry is always an achievement but winning an Academy award takes this to a whole new level. On the 13th of February Teradek and Amimon won, not just one, but 2 awards at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Technical Awards Virtual Pres...
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11

Jan 2021

Holdan 2021 | The Evolution of video throughout the pandemic

March 2020 and as lockdown started it was all about getting better and better web cams. We saw how awful the Zoom interviews on the news looked, all blocky backlit shadows and up-nose shots. A simple LED panel light would make a huge difference, and these flew out of the warehouse. The LEDGO LG-E...
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01

Dec 2020

AV Over Global Networks

AV over IP is a fantastic concept and technologies like SDvoe are rapidly becoming established in the industry, but SDvoe relies on super-fast, super-optimised 10G networks, and the data-rate needed to send video this way is much too high to bridge distant locations, so for this purpose a differe...
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17

Sep 2020

Teradek Prism: the challenger broadcast encoder

If the 1930s have parallels with the 2020s, then the world of media is ready for a revolution.Economic downturn, the threat of mass unemployment, tension on the world stage, dustbowls in America… there are some striking similarities to today. And just as post-war audiences flocked to new c...
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15

Sep 2020

Remote HDR: Collaboration in Post

Like any encoding and decoding platform, Teradek Prism was originally designed for broadcasters and webcasters. Because the system is a 10-bit HDR video device, it is generating interest from post houses as a remote collaboration, and real-time monitoring platform. With producers, directors, inv...
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18

Aug 2020

Defining national identity with Teradek Bolt

A contemporary of great 19th century novelists such as Dickens, Turgenev and Flaubert, Božena Němcová is an iconic Czech writer and an important figure in the country’s revivalist movement. Her mystical stories and novels draw on a pastoral tradition, the re-awakening of Czech values...
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14

May 2020

Social Distancing on film and TV sets: safe and affordable monitoring with Serv Pro

As programme makers get back to work, productions are adhering to safe procedures and social distancing. Re-writes and clever camera angles keep actors apart, while wireless follow focusing and zero latency 5GHz monitoring allow key production personnel to control equipment and each shot at a co...
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14

May 2020

Serv Pro or Bolt: WiFi for Low Latency Transmission? Serv Pro and Bolt compared

On-set wireless monitoring is now standard on set, and Teradek is the de facto manufacturer of choice. Within the Teradek line-up, there are two local monitoring options, the Bolt and the Serv Pro. For anyone new to cable-free monitoring, here’s a quick buyer’s guide. If you want a s...
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07

May 2020

Shooting safely on-set. Being good Neighbours

Much to the delight of kids across the world, the first high profile TV show back in production is Australia’s Neighbours. The studios and location are up and running again since the crew turned off their cameras in March. In order to get back on set, according to a report on ABC News, new...
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29

Apr 2020

VidiU Go - overcoming every streaming hurdle

The VidiU Go is a pocket-sized encoder that has the best chance of getting you webstreaming, reliably and from any location. VidiU Go is designed to get you out of trouble: it can handle: Every Connection Stream over WiFi or Ethernet networks Stream using a cellular USB dongle or by tetherin...
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27

Apr 2020

Ready, On-Set, Go. Getting production going post-corona

European Film and drama production will get back to the business of creativity very quickly after restrictions are lifted. Shoots, abruptly cut short in February and March, are itching to finish production. Films which were were held up in pre-production are keen to catch up on lost time. Same, ...
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27

Apr 2020

Virtually on-set – managing productions when your crew can’t travel

The way we make movies most certainly must change. In the best of circumstances, we are a crew of 75 people jammed into a room with very little ventilation, holding our breath until we hear “CUT”. We are in close contact with one another all day long. We never really thought about i...
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27

Apr 2020

The Disconnected DIT: safe production on or off-set

Whether you’re in front of the camera or behind the camera, the show must go on, as they say. It’s up to all of us to collaborate in a way that makes sense and keep creating content that matters.Sabrina Safran Backstage Magazine
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08

Apr 2020

Streaming Everywhere – at once

Live streaming is now the number one priority. News and even government agencies, houses of worship and health agencies, training and education institutes are all re-doubling their efforts to communicate live with private and public audiences.
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01

Apr 2020

What is HEVC [H.265], and why does your production need it?

H.264 is one of the most ubiquitous acquisition video compression standards on the market. It’s used for everything from capture on a mobile phone to delivery on most web platforms, including social networks such as YouTube and Facebook (live and on-demand). The sheer flexibility of H.264 h...
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27

Mar 2020

Getting Started on YouTube Live

With the ever-growing popularity of web streaming and content, especially on YouTube and Twitch; the need for a high level production (or one that at least looks like it) is accelerating.  Just turning your webcam on won’t cut it anymore. You’re going to be up against a lot of c...
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26

Mar 2020

Live production from multiple locations, on a budget

Live from Sussex and Stockport (via. London) Live Production has always had its own set of challenges, including managing a network of cameras and equipment for a show where there’s no option of a second take. Keeping up with the technology is hard enough, but what if all of this has to be...
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18

Mar 2020

Video Streaming Solutions - Beginner's Guide

Stream it live to anywhere from anywhere The simplest way to deliver content live to staff, students, customers and service users is via YouTube Live or Facebook Live. There are lots of ways to produce and stream professional looking video. Our technical team can advise you on the best solution...
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04

Mar 2020

A guide to rigging RED cameras

RED Digital Cinema’s DSMC2 architecture has been one of the company’s most enduring camera systems. The design offers superb modularity, with the entire camera system built around a ‘Brain’, RED’s terminology for the camera module, housing the sensor, ASIC (Applicat...
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07

Jan 2020

Sony FX9 Accessory Guide

There is no doubt that the Sony FX9 is a tremendously significant camcorder and as a new decade begins Holdan’s manufacturers are beginning to ship some fantastic new accessories to increase its already impressive capabilities. Power up There will be a few V-lock adaptors for the FX9 in t...
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03

Jul 2019

A Carnival of Venice

Venice is Sony’s flagship 6K full frame camera. It’s a substantial camera at around 8 pounds (considerably lighter than the 20 pound ARRI Alexa LF) so benefits massively from careful rigging. As a premium camera, Holdan recommends the highest quality accessories to complement the Ven...
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01

Jul 2019

AV Magazine - Stadiums Special

Holdan feature alongside Midwich, Sound Technology and PSCo in the latest edition of AV Magazine. Take some time out to find out what technology is used to provide football fans instant "TV REPLAY" in the terraces. Available to download.
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04

Jun 2019

Media Production Show 2019

We're exhibiting at Media Production Show 2019 on stand 422. Register now for your free pass.The stand will be packed with innovation from 15 different manufacturers, and we will be showing new live production, post production and IP workflows. As well as the latest technology from the ...
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09

Jul 2018

Frequency Violations!

Anyone with a wireless mic knows about frequencies – not just finding a clear channel, but also getting the right licence to operate. In the world of video senders, the same two issues apply. Teradek helps you avoid crowded bands with Bolt XT’s spectrum analyser, but even more importa...
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23

Apr 2018

What's new at NAB 2018?

All the key new products from NAB 2018: Blackmagic Design, Teradek, SmallHD, CoreSWX, Panasonic, Sonnet, SLR Magic, LEDGO, more! Richard Payne, Head of Technology writes... "The NAB Show is the world's largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology....
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06

Apr 2018

Teradek Launch XT and LT at NAB!

New wireless transmitters from Teradek: the XT and the LT range. BOLT XT Bolt XT is the ultimate wireless, zero-delay video system designed for cinematographers to monitor every shot and film with confidence. Compatible with Bolt 500, 1000, 3000, Bolt LT, Sidekick II, Bolt 10K, and 703 Bolt ...
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02

Aug 2016

Bolt hits the 1km mark!

Teradek is proud to announce the Bolt 1000 and Bolt 3000, two new zero delay wireless video systems that can transmit up to 1000ft and 3000ft respectively. Both models offer greatly improved wireless performance at more affordable prices, while maintaining visually lossless image quality.
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19

Apr 2016

Teradek Announces 4K Color Grading and New COLR Models

Teradek today announced the addition of three new models to their popular line of COLR devices.
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05

Oct 2015

HD wireless senders - a quick guide

HD camera output + zero latency wireles sender -> zero latency remote receiver. what's hard to understand? In many respect, wireless senders are straightforward. There are, however, many models on the market and it can be bewildering trying to understand the differences between units. Our...
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14

Sep 2015

Vitec Videocom innovates at IBC 2015

Vitec is launching truly innovative technology with new and unique features...Anton/Bauer Brand new series of CINE batteries that come in a new form factor built specifically for cinematographers New power solution for video accessories and smaller cameras: Anton/Bauer’s new line of 7.2V S...
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16

Apr 2015

Teradek Announces VidiU Pro

Teradek has introduced a new addition to the popular VidiU family of streaming devices, the VidiU Pro. With enhanced WiFi, built-in recording, several new streaming options and simplified workflows, including the groundbreaking LiveLink™ and ShareLink™, VidiU Pro offers webcasters an ...
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22

Feb 2015

Teradek Announces VidiU Mini and Live:Air iPad Production Suite

The Company aims to revolutionize live streaming with the new Create:Share initiative
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25

Nov 2014

17

Sep 2014

Whistle Stop Tour: IBC 2014

One rule: a single product from each manufacturer…
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14

Apr 2014

Teradek adds new encoding devices to its growing portfolio

Teradek adds new encoding devices to its growing portfolio.
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04

Apr 2014

Teradek releases 3 new Bolt Pro units

For NAB 2014, Teradek is releasing 3 new transmitters and 3 new receivers for the popular Bolt family of zero delay wireless video transmission products. Like previous models, the new Bolt Pro systems offer the same great uncompressed, zero delay 10bit 4:2:2 video transmission over the unlicensed...
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26

Sep 2013

Holdan tours, bringing 4K to the UK

As the distributor of leading manufacturers, Holdan will be showing a vast range of 4K and HD products at the forthcoming Autumn tour. The events taking place in London, Belfast and Leeds are free entry and will give visitors the chance to try out the latest production, post production and stream...
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06

Jun 2013

HE HD Tour - Stratford-upon-Avon College: June 20th

See the latest broadcast TV and video technology at Holdan's 2013 HE HD Tour. It's a free roadshow event that's visiting campuses around the country.
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15

Apr 2013

Teradek introduces Bond 2.0, Bond Pro, Edge and Slice

Teradek’s new hardware products are Bond 2.0™, Bond Pro ™, Edge™ and Slice™. Teradek has also added important new updates to the popular award-winning Bolt™ and Bond™ product lines.
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