Microsoft's "Unwrap Mosaics" Add Mustaches (and More) to Video

Imagine being able to put a handlebar mustache on Grandma in a home video as easily as you could with Photoshop and a digital image. Microsoft showed off new technology called "Unwrap Mosaics" at the SIGGRAPH trade show in Los Angeles that could make this dream a reality without the need for fancy professional equipment. » 8/12/08 5:30pm 8/12/08 5:30pm

Apple Rolls Out Redesigned iMovie 08

» 8/07/07 4:20pm 8/07/07 4:20pm

Steve Jobs announced an updated version of the video editing application iMovie to go along with iLife '08. Calling it "a completely new way of editing video," the Apple CEO called it "startlingly better." Jobs says it's designed to be able to put together a movie in 30 minutes. It has a completely new user interface,… » 8/07/07 4:20pm 8/07/07 4:20pm

Ulead VideoStudio 11 Software, First to Edit AVCHD Format

We've heard a lot of complaining about the paucity of editing tools for the nascent AVCHD video format, and now Ulead VideoStudio 11 Plus comes along with that capability and a lot more. With AVCHD originator Panasonic's latest solid-state camcorders using the format, and Sony rocking more even cameras using it just… » 4/30/07 10:00pm 4/30/07 10:00pm

Mute Math Creates Wild-Ass Backwards Video, Anything But 'Typical'


Here's an eye-opener from Mute Math, who learned the lyrics to "Typical" backwards, shot the whole thing in one take, and then when it was edited, reversed the whole thing and came up with this magnificent and entertaining little piece. Gadget angle? Spot that '80s-era Korg RK-100 Keytar. » 3/28/07 9:53am 3/28/07 9:53am

Blackmagic Design Intensity: HDMI I/O for Macs and PCs

Blackmagic Design introduced Intensity, the first HDMI PCI Express card. It can pass an HD signal straight out of a low-cost HDV camcorder and into a Mac or PC without needing to be compressed into the HDV format. This will be a blessing for users of HDV camcorders that have HDMI ports, such as Sony's just-introduced… » 9/12/06 6:55pm 9/12/06 6:55pm