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HUE Animation Studio wins Parents’ Picks Award

The HUE Animation Studio stop motion animation kit was chosen as one of the Best Educational Products for Preschool & Elementary Aged Kids in the 2020 Parents' Picks Awards! There were over 60 applications for this particular category and we made it to the top. We are so excited and ...
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[ES/EN] HUE en tiempos de CoVid19

An English translation of this post is available below the Spanish text. Esther Ramiro García nos cuenta su experiencia con HUE en tiempos de CoVid 19. Como profesora de Secundaria de Matemáticas en la escuela pública he de decir que no es fácil re-inventarte para volver a llegar a tus ...
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The Edtech Awards: Cool Tool Finalist 2020

The HUE HD Pro camera is an EdTech Awards ‘Tutoring Solution’

We are happy to announce that the HUE HD Pro document camera is a finalist in the Tutoring Solution category of the EdTech Awards 2020. The camera is being widely used for online tutoring, distance learning and video conferencing, especially relevant whilst so many are locked down and away from ...
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Art by Eva Wagner

Traditional Animation Pencil Tests with HUE

HUE products are well known (and loved) for making stop motion videos but they are also incredibly useful tools for creating traditional animation 'pencil tests' on paper. A pencil test is the process where an animator digitally captures rough, pencil drawings, to check how their animation is working. It helps ...
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[FR] Article invité : Découvrir le patrimoine local avec la technique du stop motion

… grâce à la camera HUE HD Pro et HUE Animation ! L'exemple de la Tapisserie de Bayeux Avec leur enseignante de CM1-CM2 et mon aide, les élèves ont réalisé un film d'animation sur la conquête du trône d'Angleterre par Guillaume le Conquérant reprenant les principaux éléments de la Tapisserie ...
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The Best Stop Motion Movies Ever (according to HUE)!

What are your favourite stop motion animations? Are you passionate about Pingu, crazy for Coraline or a full-on Farmageddon fan? Here at HUE we couldn’t pick just one so we have curated a cream of the crop list of our top-stop-motion movie picks. Jason and the Argonauts (1963) Jason and ...
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Keep HUE occupied at home (part 3)

Amaze your kids with LEGO® coding Learn about the building blocks of programming languages with actual building blocks in this ingenious LEGO® coding project from ResearchParent.com! Create a color Chromatography time-lapse A simple and fun chemistry project to teach kids about mixtures and compounds. Head to the Home Science Tools ...
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Guest post: Teaching art to students around the world with the HUE HD Pro camera

I have used the HUE HD Pro in my art teaching for the last few months. I have found the camera and light very helpful in demonstrating the practical aspects of artistic skill and creative thinking. The quality of the device is excellent and the adjustable neck of the device ...
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[FR] Article invité : Caméra HUE HD Pro par John Dabell

Cela fait maintenant un bon moment que les visualiseurs sont entrés dans la classe et je suis toujours surpris qu’autant de collègues rechignent à les adopter. Moi-même, j’en utilise pour zoomer sur des œufs de poisson et voir leurs embryons bouger, ou pour agrandir du texte pour les élèves malvoyants ...
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Cycle of Seasons Activity Guide

Keep HUE occupied at home (part 2)

To help you beat the boredom blues, here’s a list of fun things that HUE can do. If that's not enough, you can find a dozen more ideas here 😉 Make and film a shadow puppet theatre show Find a big cardboard box, some tracing paper and a few craft ...
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Keep HUE occupied at home (part 1)

Here’s a list of fun things that HUE can do to help you beat the boredom blues. Find some feathered friends Set HUE Intuition to motion capture with a transparent window bird feeder. How many birds can you identify? We love this motion capture example from YouTuber HaxSyn! Make a ...
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Video conferencing with a HUE document camera

A document camera is a great tool that can be used for much more than simply showing a book to a classroom via a projector. Combined with a video conferencing software, the possibilities are endless. Working from home is becoming more and more popular, and having a camera to record ...
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Activity Guides

HUE’s ‘Cycle of Seasons’ Activity Guide is now available

Today we are pleased to present the third in our series of Activity Guides for teachers which is now available through our website and also our store on Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT). The Cycle of Seasons Activity Guide aims to help teachers set up and manage a stop motion animation ...
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The HUE HD Pro visualiser is a finalist in the ERA 2020 awards

We are pleased to announce that the HUE HD Pro visualiser has been selected as a finalist in the Education Resource Awards (ERA) 2020, in the Secondary Resource or Equipment including ICT category. The winners are to be announced for the first time in an award ceremony at 14:00 (GMT) ...
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Guest post: HUE and Gradecam

Making a teacher's work life easier is a promise that most technology companies promote, but very rarely are able to deliver. When you find a technology that is simple to use and makes everyday classroom tasks easier, you have to hold on and never let go. My name is Amy ...
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Using your HUE document camera with an interactive display

Our range of HUE document cameras are often connected to interactive displays from a wide range of manufacturers. If you have a display with built-in software, you can plug your HUE HD Pro document camera directly into a USB port and open the video feed in a camera or video ...
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Making fan films with HUE Animation Studio

Have you ever loved a movie so much that you can watch it time and time again, memorize every scene and recite every word of the script? Then why not try your hand at making a homemade homage or picture perfect pastiche in the form of a fan film? 'Fan ...
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HUE Animation Studio is a 2020 NAPPA award-winner!

We are pleased to announce that HUE Animation Studio has won the National Parenting Products Award for 2020. Our evaluators had great feedback! “We were SO EXCITED to get this package in our hands! We have been dying to try stop motion photography and the second we saw the package… ...
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Activity Guides

HUE’s ‘Water Cycle’ Activity Guide is now available

Today we are pleased to present the second in our series of Activity Guides for teachers which is now available through our website and also our store on Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT). The Water Cycle Activity Guide aims to help teachers set up and manage a stop motion animation project ...
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HUE HD Pro cameras (four colors)

A lightweight and portable document camera to enhance your teaching: the HUE HD Pro

John Dabell of Teach Primary reviews the HUE HD Pro document camera, walking us through some of its many features and drawing attention to why this simple-to-use resource is a core teaching tool bringing learning to life, promoting class-wide participation and genuinely making an impactful, visible difference. You can read ...
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