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Hardware suggestion for recording DVI on mac with unknown frame rate

I am trying to record a screen recording from a medical imaging display (a box with output ports that can be plugged into a monitor), and I am unsure what is the best hardware to have the best chance ...
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How do I record video for more than 30 minutes at a time with a Canon A1400 PowerShot?

I'm planning to send a Canon A1400 PowerShot to the edge of space with a weather balloon (we will figure out how to keep the temperature in our payload box suitable, so that is not a pertinent issue ...
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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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Transparent video background from image

Is there a simple way to make the background of an video transparent, removing the background where it is similar to the image? Just like a green screen, except that the chroma key is an image. Is ...
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Connecting camera to computer to film

I am not sure if this is the right area for this but anyway: I want to hook my camera (Pentax K-R) to my computer to give me a live preview of what the camera sees. Then for the camera to save ...
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What to do when camcorder angle does not cover entire area to record?

I'm trying to record an indoor soccer game from the middle of the bleachers. However, I cannot backup enough to get the entire field in the recording area. I thought about fish-eye lenses but I'm ...
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How to Record a Dark scene without any Noise?

I am using Nikon D3200, I am trying to shoot a dark scene. The scene is so dark and there is minimal amount of light. I am shooting in manual mode and these are my settings. ISO 200, f/5.2, Shutter ...
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How can I record audio & video synced with another audio file?

I want to record a drum cover. I have three input sources: a camera, the output of my electronic drum kit (computer registers it as a microphone), and an existing audio file (the song). I want to ...
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Millisecond stopwatch for visual stereo video synchronization measurement [closed]

I am trying to get 2 video streams into sync at low cost. I would like to visually measure how good can I synchronize my cameras by pointing them to a millisecond capable stopwatch. Does anyone know ...
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GoPro Dual HERO 3D stereo system only compatible with HERO3+ Black Edition units?

I need to shoot stereo video in perfect sync. I realized that GoPro offers Dual HERO System but they only list compatibility for HERO3+ Black Edition units. So I assume the currently selling cheaper ...
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Low cost frame synchronized (genlocked) 3D stereo camera

I am trying to capture stereo video with 2 Microsoft LifeCam Studio USB webcams. Thus far, the best approach I've managed to come up with is my own tool written using OpenCV to capture video streams ...
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Sony Handycam HDR-CX210 Creates JPGs Frequently While Shooting Video

I have a Sony Handycam HDR-CX210, and I shot 10 minutes of footage continuously tonight. When I imported it into my PC, the Handycam's memory also included 80-ish JPG images that were stills from the ...
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How can I make professional video using an iPad?

I am willing to make an educational guidance video. And since I want to make it using an iPad, what things should I keep in mind? And which specific camera app will be better over the inbuilt camera ...
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Software to allow video presenter to draw directly on the screen [duplicate]

I'm currently enrolled in a coursera.org course which has the presenter standing in front of the camera with a completely black background behind them. While presenting, he would drop directly on the ...
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Can i record continuously, keeping just the last N minutes?

I'd like to use a GoPro Hero2 or 3+ black to record video continuously, but want it to store only the last N minutes (or megabytes). Is this possible? From the manual, I believe no, but I probably ...
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How do I create a video of typing math symbols

I am creating a training video on Calculus using my Mac, and I need to enter mathematical symbols such as integration and summation signs on my video. (The video is just a screen capture of me writing ...
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Problem with colors of camstudio recorded video

I am using windows 7 and try to capture a video of my screen using camstudio 2.7. I am using camstudio lossless codec v1.5. The problem is that colors in my recorded video are inverted somehow. For ...
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What is the max video fps Nikon D5100?

I want to play around with slo-mo videos but don't have proper gear for it. Is there a way to get my D5100 to shoot at a high fps (maybe by reducing the video res)?
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Google glass sample video

I would like to make a video showing a possible interaction with Google glass. I have worn it once and don't even have one. What I am thinking now is to use ...
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What Video Camera and Tool is best to Produce Interviews & Small Docus for my Contruction Company?

I would like to start making some interviews at events and put them on our website. I was first thinking of using my iPhone and Windows Movie Maker, but I like to create professional-looking content. ...
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Reduce File Size of Dxtory Video Without Causing Lag

I'm making videos while playing on my computer. Everything is working well, however 15 minutes of video consumes 50GB, which is too much space. I use Dxtory with Lagarith Lossless Codec. If I use the ...
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Wirecast recording lagging from a video file source

I have a recorded video in HD format with the source file being about 2GB for 30 minutes of footage. I added it as a new Video Shot in WireCast intending to edit it, however, I got two problems. ...
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What is the easiest, no-frills way to produce a simple video on Windows 8?

My laptop has a camera. Since it can obviously take video of me (a la Skyping), it should be easy to create a video of myself (I am going to create a short video for a Kickstarter project). My laptop ...
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High resolution recording with component cable

I am using a HD Video Camera with a max resolution of 1920x1080. It is a Canon Legria HF M32. I would like to record the videos using my PC. I have a component cable to USB adapter. My problem is the ...
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What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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Low cost DIY high-speed video camera

I always have been intrigued by high speed/fps video. And I have looked online how much it would cost to buy one myself. However they are often very expensive, I do not know what the average price ...
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Smooth horizontal and vertical camera movement

I have a Canon EOS 60D camera. I want to use this to take some video by moving the camera smoothly in horizontal and vertical axis. For example, if I want to take video of the bezel of a TV, I'd like ...
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UHS1 vs. Class 10 sd card (Samsung dv100)

Looking to buy a new memory card for my Samsung dv100. After reading the manual, asking samsung support and searching the web, I still don't understand whether buying UHS1 card is an "overkill" for ...
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Recording Video Games and uploading to YouTube

System Specs: -GTX 660 Windforce 2GB -i5 3570k Ivy Bridge -2 x 4GB 2133Mhz RAM -Processor HydroCooled (H100i) -My HDD is old and 500GB -Case Corsair 500r(Awesome cooling) -Nevermind about the internet ...
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Windows Software to record from Webcam & Screen

I'm looking for software which can simultaneously record video from my computer's web cam at the same time as recording the content displayed on screen. More Detailed Requirements Run on Windows 7 ...
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Near natural lighting with softbox wattage between 2400 to 2700?

I record video with a large window as a softbox during the day, but I want to record during the night keeping those nice ambient shadows and even lighting. I'm planing to buy a 3 piece softbox kit. I ...
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Techniques and technologies for synchronizing multiple audio and video streams

I'm hoping to produce an amateur movie. I may be renting some equipment: (professional camera, microphone and digital recorder) but I hope to primarily use my own equipment: camera phones, ...
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Convert RAW Bayer Video to RGB Video

I have Bayer video shot that I want to convert to RGB. The video is three synchronized cameras in one file: Is there a simple way to combine them into a single RGB video file so the end result is ...
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How to add Subtitles to already created video file for .avi format on Windows 8?

Can I create subtitle (.srt) file manually (to add subtitle) for .avi file? I have created .avi file using Snagit but there is no option to add subtitle as well. So can I create subtitle file ...
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Is there a thing that can hold the subject in front of the camera, locked, not moving while shooting video?

I want to shoot a video for my iPhone app demo. My idea is shoot a phone running the app, and the iPhone is relatively still in the video, while I could move the camera around, so the background ...
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Help with the epiphan vga2usb frame grabber

I have been using the lowest level model of the Epiphan VGA2USB Frame Grabber to capture a video stream over vga. It is an okay piece of hardware. It is just very expensive for what it is and there ...
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Origin of “desktop capture engine”

I'm trying to locate a desktop capture driver. I am using Flash Media Encoder 3.2 and had a device listed as "desktop capture engine" in my list of devices. Allowed me to stream my desktop. I had no ...
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Searching for video converter that maintains folder structure

I'm searching for video converter software that maintains folder structure. I have a lot of videos that stored to their respective folder. What I want is that I can convert the entire folder and ...
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Picture in picture for my face while recording video games

What (or how) can I insert a box with a visual of my face while I am recording the game I'm playing? I currently use Hypercam but there is no option for this game/reality split screen.
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Are comedy shows recorded with live audiences?

I have watched How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory and there are these laughs from audiences. Are these shows recorded with live audiences watching?
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Best practice recording VHS to digital

I have a home video on VHS which I want to transfer to someone else. As I don't have two VHS recorders I am looking into other ways to duplicate the footage. I am considering two options to do this: ...
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Hardware Screencasting Help

Here is my situation. I'm doing a series of lectures for a Udemy course and I need to show people how to boot into tails from a USB drive. Obviously while configuring the bios and when in the new O.S ...
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Recommendation to Shooting Long Videos

I'm seeking recommendations on how to shoot a long lecture by a guest speaker that is coming to town. I currently own a Canon t4i. My main question is what do I need to avoid my camera from spazzing ...
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Blackmagic Cinema Camera: recording, bitrate and bitdepth

If connecting a Blackmagic Cinema Camera via Thunderbolt to a laptop, can you record directly to the harddrive of the laptop? Which bitrate does have these recordings if using ProRes HQ422 at ...