Video

Mobile Beat readers are interested in information about video, anything from projecting video content at weddings, to VJing the largest events. This is the location to find such articles.

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Video Panels from Blizzard! – IRiS™ R3 – 3.9mm + ETL Listed + A Price That Leaves Room for the Company Picnic

April 27, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Waukesha, WI. - Blizzard Lighting is proud to announce its newest product series, IRiS™ professional video products, featuring the IRiS™ R3 LED video panel. IRiS™ R3 is an ETL listed professional video panel ideal for either indoor rental or permanent installations. Each panel features 128x128 resolution (16,384 pixel), high-contrast 3-in-1 SMD2121 blackbody LEDs for vivid colors and wide gamut. IRiS™ R3 features 3.9mm pixel pitch and boasts exceptional 1200nits brightness and 1920Hz refresh rate for captivating performance in-person or on camera. Connecting panels together is a breeze thanks to IRiS's sophisticated quick-lock syste... [read more]
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Why You Should Always Back Up Your Music/Videos!

April 6, 2017 by Jason Rubio
If you ask any DJ or DJ company, what the most important aspect of their business is, you may get different answers. Some people will say the turntables or controller, others may say speakers, most companies will say great employees, but in my opinion, though all of those are important, even more important than all of these things, is the music! Without your great music library, you're out of business! You can have a great sound system and great DJs on your team, but without music, DJs simply cannot perform! I've heard of many fellow DJs having a hard drive crash, or external drive crash, and they have no music for a gig that's in a few days! This is a huge problem, of course! So ALWAYS back up your music files! How you back up your music is up to you. I, personally, do a combination of things to backup my... [read more]
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Denon DJ Announces Laidback Luke as Brand Ambassador!

March 1, 2017 by Mobile Beat
DENON DJ ANNOUNCES LEADING DJ AND PRODUCER LAIDBACK LUKE AS BRAND AMBASSADOR & PRODUCT CONSULTANT OF PRIME SERIES The legendary DJ & producer is latest artist to come into the Denon DJ fold and embrace the innovation and standard-shattering performance of their all-new Prime Series gear. Cumberland RI, USA (February 15, 2017)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that world-renowned DJ, Record Producer and industry influencer Laidback Luke has joined forces with Denon DJ and changed his rider for their all- new, groundbreaking SC5000 Prime medi... [read more]
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5 Ways To Get That Production Bid

February 27, 2017 by StephenJClayton
How Do I Get That Production Bid?! Let's say your clients who have hired you in the past to perform at their 200 person holiday party, are now considering companies who can produce a corporate sales meeting.  Only now it is for their 1500 staff and their 4 offices across the west coast.  As we know, you can’t attempt to produce the job unless you get the job.  How can you compete for a chance to bid on this next big project? Here are 5 introductory ways to start early on transitioning from getting the traditional DJ jobs you’ve always gotten to the production bids you want. Part A.  Little Things Matter
  1. Just Say Yes.  Take on any new challenges, projects and small jobs as they come.  Your world is full of resources.  Reach out.  Utilize your network that you’ve built.  read more]
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Discovering And Executing Your Brand To an Audience (Part Two)

February 23, 2017 by StephenJClayton
Welcome to Part 2 of "Discovering And Executing Your Brand To an Audience!" Be sure to check out Part 1 before reading on. If you have already read Part 1, let's get to it! Now, we'll get more in depth with being clear about what your brand is and keeping consistency. Keep your social profiles in line with your brand. For example, a business card is how you are presented to potential clients upon first glance. If your instagram profile or your website doesn’t represent you in a clear manner, they are going to pass you up. When clients are looking for DJ’s, they want to know that they’re hiring someone who is consistent in ... [read more]
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A moment with the Sparkle Factor…Mitzvahs 101…

February 10, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Intro to “Mitzvahs”… The year was 1998 for Barry and 1994 for Jordan when we entered the world of Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.  Together, with over 40 years of experience and thousands of mitzvahs between us, it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about the Mitzvah world. In this blog we are going to touch on a few key factors when working these types of parties. Mitzvahs are a very unique and the approach is very different than weddings, school dances and even corporate events. Having all the right tools to execute them properly can have an a significant result for this once in a lifetime moment. Let’s look at the TIMING of a Mitzvah. Unlike a wedding which is normally on a fairly strict schedule, a Mitzvah needs to offer flexibility in the timing and execution.  As a DJ Entertainer, you ... [read more]
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A Moment with The Sparkle Factor

January 26, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Here are some reasons you should attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 With the excitement of Mobile Beat 21 coming up in a few months, we wanted to share with you, how attending a conference like this could give you the tools to develop your business, improve your DJ knowledge as well as show you how to be a better DJ. Here are our top reasons to attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 NETWORKING This is a great opportunity to meet like minded people in who share the same industry we are in and forge new relationships, create support groups with other DJs and also potentially expand your business across the country. EDUCATION This is your one stop shop for everything Mobile DJ related. Everything from Business Development, to Bettering your MC abilities, Presentation and Interaction, mu... [read more]
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ArKaos Introduces Mediamaster Pro 5.0 – New media server software offers maximum functionality and powerful MediaHub tool

November 1, 2016 by Mobile Beat
Monday October 31, 2016--- ArKaos, software and media server developers officially announced the launch of the MediaMaster Pro 5.0 with MediaHub in North America on Monday October 31st. The long anticipated release is accompanied by a list of new capabilities and features such as "Lyric Player", which easily synchronizes text for singers, church performances and corporate presentations and Enhanced DMX. arkaos_newsletter_medimasterpro5_banner-2 With this professional media server software, multiple server synchronization is only one click away. Featuring up to 36 layers, the software converts any powerful computer into a full... [read more]
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iKlip A/V in use at LDI – Review!

October 24, 2016 by Mobile Beat
Recently Mobile Beat had a great opportunity to do a little video coverage of the LDI Show that many press members such as Mobile Beat will cover to see the latest in lighting and production hardware.  We conducted several interviews near the end of the day of the show and shot footage of the event using the iKlip A/V.  We chose to go with a wired microphone and patched it through the A/V's XLR input and through to the iPhone 6's input using the mount system.image001 The iKlip A/V's ergonomics made it fantastic for usage in this environment and it is now going to be part of my standard packing list for any event that I'm shooting video at.  You can ch... [read more]
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ADJ Prepares to Unleash More Than A Dozen New Lighting Products at LDI 2016

October 18, 2016 by Mobile Beat
ADJ has already launched a host of exciting new products in 2016, but the company is preparing to unveil thirteen more at this month’s LDI trade show in Las Vegas with a focus on value and performance. The new fixtures will continue the evolution of the brand’s mid-range product line offering unbeatable value for event production, nightclubs and churches. Among the new releases are the Vizi BSW 300 LED-powered hybrid moving head, AV3 LED video panel, Penta Pix 5-head beam fixture and myDMX 3.0 DMX control software. Taking center stage on ADJ’s 2016 LDI booth will be the new Vizi BSW 300, an incredibly potent LED-powered hybrid moving head fixture that generates beam, spot and wash effects all from a single fixture. Offering incredible output, thanks to its immense 300W LED engine, the unit boa... [read more]