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Case Study: Captionmax

Case Study: Captionmax

The Opportunity Captionmax has grown from a one-man operation in 1993 to a multi-location business with remote employees spread throughout the country. Its core service offerings allow for viewers across the globe to enjoy video content that might...

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Alpha Video Tech Expo on October 30th

Alpha Video Tech Expo on October 30th

Alpha Video is excited to host another 3C Tech Expo this year. Over 40 exhibitors will be showing the latest products and solutions in production, presentation, collaboration, AV over IP, IPTV, and digital signage. We know there will be something...

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Alpha Video Covid-19 Update

Alpha Video Covid-19 Update

Alpha Video is closely monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. As the situation continues to change rapidly, our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of all our employees and clients. Alpha Video...

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At-Home Editing – The New Normal

At-Home Editing – The New Normal

The COVID-19 virus has caused unprecedented challenges for broadcast, production, and media companies. This is at a time when media consumption has hit record levels due to viewers being grounded at home with insatiable needs for news and...

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Remote Production Monitoring

Remote Production Monitoring

With the COVID-19 virus creating unprecedented media consumption for news and entertainment, broadcast, production, and media companies face unique challenges ahead. One critical application is the ability to create remote production monitoring...

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We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

Broadcast Project Manager Opportunity Alpha Video is currently looking for our next team member. We have an opportunity for a Broadcast Project Manager within our team. The Broadcast Project Manager position can be remote! The qualified candidate...

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Alpha Video Turns 50!

Alpha Video Turns 50!

It was 50 years ago this month that Alpha Video opened its doors as one of the first professional audiovisual dealers in Minnesota. Over the years, we’ve had a rich history of growth and innovation. We lead the Desktop Video revolution, developed...

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Remote Studio Productions Using NDI

Remote Studio Productions Using NDI

NDI Remote Studio Production Even before Covid-19 forced production staff to work remotely, there was a growing need to virtualize production systems so they are more flexible and cost-effective. The labor and logistics of installing and...

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This Week at the Q

This Week at the Q

Welcome to ‘This Week at the Q’, our blog series that wraps up the week by sharing our Top 5 happenings. Despite being a shorter holiday week, nothing seemed to slow down! 1. TechTarget published an article in SearchDataBackup, “Why Tape-based...

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Ads in the Age of Quarantine

Ads in the Age of Quarantine

There is no doubt that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted the digital advertising industry, as the demand side has seen massive budget cuts, canceled campaigns, and halted spending, estimated by the IAB to be about a 25% decrease....

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A Discussion on Video and Empathy with Jimmy Chin

A Discussion on Video and Empathy with Jimmy Chin

Video is a powerful motivator, often channeling the kind of stories that inspire and captivate the audiences that watch them. We asked renowned adventurer and award-winning filmmaker Jimmy Chin his thoughts on the power of video to tell stories and...

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How to set yourself up as an independent contractor

How to set yourself up as an independent contractor

If you’re ready to take the leap into working for yourself, you can save some hassle down the line by setting your business up the right way from the beginning. First things first: If you’re confused about whether you are/want to be an independent...

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This Week at the Q

This Week at the Q

Welcome to our new weekly blog, ‘This Week at the Q’! Every Friday, I close out my week by sending a ‘Top 5’ company email. It’s really a great way to wrap up the week, and share the latest in what’s new at the Q. For a while, I wasn’t sure how...

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3 Tips to Ensure a Successful Live Event

3 Tips to Ensure a Successful Live Event

Going live can sometimes seem nerve-wracking, but if you cross all your T’s and dot your I’s, live streaming can have a big impact on companies. In fact, according to Zoom Info Live video is more appealing to brand audiences, 80% would rather watch...

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Hackweek #11 Recap

Hackweek #11 Recap

In early June, Brightcove hosted its yearly Hackweek consisting of more than 70 teams from our offices around the world in our first-ever 100% remote event. Due to the social distancing measures required to address the COVID-19 pandemic, teams had...

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The Collaboration Space Podcast Preview

The Collaboration Space Podcast Preview

Join hosts Nancy Lussier and Anthony Salveggi for a preview of our new customer podcast, The Collaboration Space. Pull up a chair in our virtual conference room as we chat with industry experts about collaboration in the digital workplace, and how...

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Tips for Remote Workflow Operations

Tips for Remote Workflow Operations

Following  VirtualQ | NAB 2020 with Quantum, we were confronted with a number of questions about working remotely in these times of home isolation. We’ve been gathering information from around the globe on this topic since the start of “stay at...

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