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Josh Apter and Jon Goldberg of Padcaster | Interview snippets from NAB BuZZ 2018 podcasts

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Larry Jordan: So what we’ve got is a flexible tripod where you can bend the legs any way you want, looks like a bunch of little kids play toys, and then above it is a thing that’s about 9 inches high, it looks like a camera grip, and he’s got a cell phone attached to it with a pressure fit. So it can be any size cell phone or even can an iPad fit?

Josh Apter: iPad mini will fit.

LJ: iPad mini will fit. So he can now adjust this to be whatever he wants and, because it’s a tripod. He can unscrew it and put it on something different. So, basically, it’s a holder for a mobile device that can take any size, any reasonable size, mobile device and put it on top of a flexible tripod or a standard tripod.

JA: Yeah, and it gives you three integrated cold shoe mounts, so if you want to accessorize it with like two radio mics and a light, you don’t have to go and buy some outside accessory. We really said, “How can we take everything we liked about what we’d seen and incorporate it into a product and really build a better mousetrap here?”

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About Larry Jordan/Digital Production BuZZ

Larry Jordan is a 50-year veteran of media. Throughout his career, he has edited, produced, and directed at the local and network TV levels, and he’s done extensive work with corporate training videos. He started his namesake website, larryjordan.com, in 2003 and began using his extensive industry knowledge to educate current and aspiring media professionals. He has authored nine books and thousands of how-to articles on both production and post-production.

Digital Production BuZZ is a weekly podcast that focuses on the latest trends and advancements in media technology and also shines a light on the industry’s leading innovators.

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