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Digital Production Buzz – April 19, 2016 – Show 4

Join Larry Jordan, live from our booth on the show floor, as he talks with Travis White, Greg LaPorte, Wes Phillips and Dusty Kraatz.

  • The Digital Production BuZZ is LIVE at NAB 2016!

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Guests this Week

This week the Digital Production BuZZ takes on NAB 2016 in Las Vegas with NewBlue FX, Sonnet Technologies, SmallHD and XI Media Productions!

  • SEGMENT 1: NewBlue FX
Travis White
Travis White, Head of Products, NewBlue FX
Travis White is the Head of Products for NewBlue FX. NewBlueFX got their start creating effects for Windows editing systems. Now, they are on both Macs and PCs and launching a brand-new live titler for NewTek and Wirecast, as Travis illustrates.


  • SEGMENT 2: Sonnet Technologies
Greg LaPorte
Greg LaPorte, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Sonnet Technologies
Greg LaPorte is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sonnet Technologies. Sonnet makes more than 200 different hardware products. At this year’s NAB they are launching several new Thunderbolt 3 devices. Greg explains what makes Thunderbolt 3 different from earlier versions – its more than just speed.


  • SEGMENT 3: SmallHD
West Phillips
Wes Phillips, Co-Founder, SmallHD
Wes Phillips is the Co-Founder of SmallHD. SmallHD makes small, HD monitors that attach directly to a camera. This year, they released new monitors that can be viewed in daylight, as well as several large format monitors specifically designed for production.


  • SEGMENT 4: XI Media Productions
Dusty Kraatz
Dusty Kraatz, Owner/Producer/Crusher-in-Chief, XI Media Productions
Dusty Kraatz is the Owner/Producer/Crusher-in-Chief of XI Media Productions. XI Media Productions creates live events, principally using streaming technology. They were the first to stream 4K content and now they are streaming 360° video. Dusty tells us how they do it.
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