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GradeCam

GradeCam We came across this useful browser plug-in which many teachers and educators are likely to find interesting. All you need is access to the Internet and a camera; it works on the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari browsers on Windows or Mac OS X. Naturally, it also works ...
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[EN] Awards: HUE Animation Studio takes 2nd place in the Technology & Innovation Awards

We blogged about the award few weeks ago and today, the full results were formally announced. It turns out that HUE Animation Studio came joint second in the Technological Innovation of the Year category alongside TAG Developments' MAPS assessment tool. We were especially delighted to read the judge's verdict about ...
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Follow your dreams…

Follow your dreams! We've teamed up with Follow Your Dreams, a charity whose aim is to inspire people with learning disabilities and empower them to use their individual talents to achieve things they never thought possible. The charity organizes many events that focus on developing a variety of skills. Please ...
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Automatic focus isn’t automatically the best

Automatic focus isn't automatically the best We get asked quite often why the HUE HD camera doesn't come with automatic focus. The camera comes with manual focus and there are two good reasons for that which are linked to its two main uses. HUE as a visualiser If you're one ...
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HUE Animation Studio is among the finalists in the Technology & Innovation Awards

HUE Animation Studio is is among the finalists in the Technology & Innovation Awards As the name suggests, these awards focus on technology and innovation in education and recognize inspiring individuals as well as innovative products in categories such as Best Teacher, Best Blogger and Technological Innovation of the Year ...
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Answering your questions: part 1

Answering your questions 1: SAM Animation, HUE Animation, Moshi Movies. What is the difference? Sorry for any confusion that may be out there in regards to all these products. To keep things simple, there is no difference between SAM Animation and HUE Animation in regards to the features and what ...
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Whiteboard Animation

If you are at least remotely interested in animation or watch educational videos on YouTube, you must have come across RSA Animate style videos. Doesn't ring a bell? Here's an example: But why did we start talking about this? Many teachers ask us how they could use the animation kit ...
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BioArtAttack Contest!

Looking for a fun summer project? We are sponsoring the BioArtAttack which is now open for entries until 22nd August 2014. BioArtAttack is an initiative which brings together art and science and individuals or groups of students, 18 years old and younger, are eligible to participate. Whether you are a ...
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Looking for an original Father’s day gift?

It's Father's day on the 15th of June and if you are still looking for a perfect and original gift, look no further! Chosen by The Guardian as one of the most perfect, imaginative gifts for fathers, the HUE Animation kit could be exactly what you are looking for this ...
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iCreate with HUE: Bridging the Atlantic

I read an article from Harvard Business Review recently that discussed the overall success rate of companies that make strategic international acquisitions. Not only does the acquiring company’s international market reach expand, but studies have shown that even domestic performance improves. The former makes sense, but the latter I wouldn’t ...
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Pinteresting videos

Earlier on we published a post about stop motion in music videos. If you love music as much as we do here, you definitely have not only favourite songs but also favourite music videos which you like for one reason or another. We started compiling all the stop motion music ...
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HUE partners up with Teach Design

We’ve recently partnered with Teach Design, a not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve and modernise education in the UK. HUE cameras are now be available in each of their tech centres across the UK where they will be used for different workshops such as streaming footage of sketching techniques in classes ...
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Stop motion in music videos

Do you like watching music videos? We’ve seen quite a few famous videos which use stop motion to stand out from the crowd. First up, Mykonos by the Fleet Foxes dabbles in some experimental 2D stop motion animation with some very pretty results. Or how about an old favourite, some ...
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Conseils pratiques partie 9 : Mettre en place la scène – l’éclairage

Conseils pratiques partie 9 : Mettre en place la scène – l’éclairage La lumière naturelle n’offre pas de bonnes conditions d’éclairage pour une animation car elle varie tout le temps, ce qui a un effet négatif sur la qualité de l'image. En effet, des scintillements se créent en présence de ...
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Animation tips part 9: Setting up the stage – Lighting

Natural light doesn't tend to provide good conditions for animation as it changes all the time and this has a negative effect on image quality. Never make a movie with your back to the window as your main light source as you create a big shadow! Try to keep natural ...
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From the blogosphere: Bloggers talk about HUE Animation

British mum Victoria Welton over at Verily Victoria Vocalises is one of the bloggers getting hands-on with our HUE Animation Studio kit. She's written a lovely review of her experiences and also posted on-line the finished film. All Lego lovers should check out The Soup Dragon Says as they made a very nice short ...
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Animation tips part 8: Setting up the stage – Backgrounds

We already published several posts with animation tips over the past few months but these were all more focused on the animation software itself and on how to make the most of its features. Today’s animation tips will be about the stage itself as this is an important part of ...
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Conseils pratiques partie 8 : Mettre en place la scène- le fond d’écran

Conseils pratiques partie 8 : Mettre en place la scène- le fond d’écran Nous avons consacré plusieurs posts au cours des derniers mois à vous donner des conseils sur la façon de créer vos animations, mais tous étaient axés sur le logiciel d'animation lui-même et sur comment tirer le meilleur ...
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HUE en France

Bonjour ! Nous avons décidé de consacrer cet article à nos lecteurs français. Certaines informations sur nos produits sont désormais disponibles en français ! Suivez les liens suivants pour plus d'informations : caméra Hue HD et studio d´animation Hue. Si vous résidez en France, cela va vous intéresser ! Les produits Hue sont disponibles sur Amazon France ...
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Where do I get soda cans? Are we losing our creative edge?

Last week I was visiting with a couple of former colleagues who are now professors, and they were expressing somewhat of a disappointment in many of their students' (college age, remember) inability to think and take initiative beyond the verbatim task at hand. This is in line with some of ...
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