Robb Montgomery

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#MOJO: Make a low-cost video studio for Facebook Live, YouTube and Periscope

#MOJO: Make a low-cost video studio for Facebook Live, YouTube and Periscope

This multi-camera live studio can transmit 1080p HD video to Facebook, YouTube or Periscope and runs entirely on batteries. Facebook live Periscope livestream FacFacebookGear Test: Make a Live TV Video Studio with Three iPhones and an iPad https://t.co/p8XbWopebG — #MoJo (@robbmontgomery) May 2, 2017 SMART FILM SCHOOL: At the heart of the system is an […]

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How to Tweet a video clip using the Twitter app

How to Tweet a video clip using the Twitter app

Here’s how use the latest twitter video Tweet feature is available in the latest app update. How to Tweet a video clip. @GlenBMulcahy @Stammy @MarcSettle @Poynter @IJNet @NewspaperWorld pic.twitter.com/Mxo1DRNaXl— Robb Montgomery (@robbmontgomery) February 4, 2015 (Be patient, the developers say it can up to two weeks to reach everyone worldwide.)

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Mobile news design – Vertical video and vertical presentation for news

Mobile news design – Vertical video and vertical presentation for news

Is vertical video always bad?  pic.twitter.com/XobOkUyium— Robb Montgomery (@robbmontgomery) January 28, 2015 The new Twitter video feature is causing many broadcasters to groan over the vertical videos that amateurs will post to the Twittersphere from breaking news events. Twitter’s app update forces a vertical format when recording video and crops them to a square format. […]

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Field test: Twitter native video reports

Field test: Twitter native video reports

Overnight I received an update to my Twitter app (USA iTunes store) that allows me to record, edit and post videos directly from inside the Twitter app. Here are some of my early tests and notes from Berlin. U must hold phone in Vertical orientation. Can reorder (but not delete) individual clips. pic.twitter.com/DicUbIKCxp— Robb Montgomery […]

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I am Safe – a Hackathon app to prevent sexual violence in India

I am Safe – a Hackathon app to prevent sexual violence in India

The teams that developed the “I am Safe” concept with me at the Hackathon in Bangalore. I thought you might like this fresh Hackathon result. The “I am Safe” is a mobile app concept was developed in last Saturday’s Hackathon workshop that I led in Bangalore for WAN-IFRA Asia. This is a digital project and […]

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The Design Method for developing new products and services

The Design Method for developing new products and services

“The Design Method” is a six-step process that has been used around the globe to quickly help media people develop concrete and actionable plans for new newspapers, story packages, magazines, Web sites, mobile strategies, journalism training, and even mobile apps.  The method is very popular with participants because they learn to become empowered to solve […]

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