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====Hacking the Flip Camera====
 
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Revision as of 11:54, 1 February 2011

Clickers (Audience Response Systems)

Release status: new

Description Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll..
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 1 February, 2011


Contents

Description

Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll.

The video format is H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression, MP4 files format.

The lens type is fixed-focus (1.5m to infinity) with a f/2.4 (fast lens for great results in low-light environments) aperture and a smooth multi-step 2x digital zoom.

Further specifications for all Flip Video Cameras can be found on their Web site.

Essential Requirements

The Flip Camera will work on a Mac or PC computer with a USB port. Flip videos can be downloaded with the Flip Camera software or videos can be downloaded directly to a computer with a file sharing software.

Equipment

The only required equipment is the Flip camera and a computer with a USB port.

theFlip.com does have accessories for the Flip camera to extend its capabilities such as a wide angle lens, tripod, underwater housing, and power adapter.

Flipshare TV lets you watch your flip videos on your TV or HDTV.

Software

Software for both Windows and the Mac can be found at the Flip upgrade site.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of clickers.

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand clickers and their capabilities.

Effective Use of the Audience Response System: A Prime] (PDF)

Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using Flip Cameras in a business environment.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using clickers in a education environment.

Hacking the Flip Camera

Here are a number of great ways that you can improve your Flip Camera.

Resources

Video Production

Here are some great tips and tricks for improving filming and post production.

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the Flip Camera.

References