MTV Launches Live Music Show with Multi-Camera, Multi-Stream Television and Web Content

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By Howard Carder When MTV and Comedy Central decided to produce their first live music show after more than 20 years, they conceived it to be something energetic, exciting and available for today’s totally mobile and connected young audience. In early 2016, MTV contacted world-renowned live production company Done + Dusted and shared their idea … Read more…

Modern, Affordable TV News Workflow Transforms Small Market Station

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By Claudia Kienzle Successful Saltillo TV news workflow to be rolled out across Mexico Just an hour’s drive from Monterrey, a major industrial center in northeastern Mexico, the City of Saltillo is brimming with newsworthy events, enough to fill an entire broadcast day. That’s precisely what a local TV station in Saltillo started doing in … Read more…

Perimeter Institute Showcases Scientific Research with Live and On-Demand Video

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By Heather Halsey Perimeter Institute is the world’s largest hub of theoretical physics research, training, and educational outreach. Since its founding in 1999, the Institute has been dedicated to sharing the wonder and power of science with the world. A vital way it does so is by recording and sharing hundreds of scientific lectures, including … Read more…

Peloton Live Streams Spinning Classes

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We’re used to the idea that a bicycle can take us places we want to go, but a stationary bike that brings you to a live class without ever moving an inch from your living room is a bit new. Peloton’s network-connected fitness bike with a 22-inch interactive touch-screen display does just that. In addition, … Read more…

Washington High School Connects with Community Through Live Broadcasting

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By: Heather Halsey On Oct. 14, 2016, Anacortes High School opened the doors to its new Seahawks Stadium with a sold-out homecoming football game crowd and a flood of community support, all made possible by the passage of an $86.9 million bond in 2015. As the state-of-the-art facility opened, the Washington school’s Broadcast Club entered … Read more…

MediaDS™ Garners Installation “Best of Show” at ISE 2017

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NewTek™ is honored to report that Installation International has announced the NewTek and Wowza™ MediaDS™ as a “Best of Show” award winner at Integrated Systems Europe 2017, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. MediaDS is the first local and global media distribution platform, the bridge between Program Out on your switcher and your audience on any device anywhere … Read more…

Q&A With Jef Kethley of LiveSports

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By Ned Soseman Jef Kethley is president of LiveSports, LLC. Three years ago, his company spun off from longtime NewTek friend and reseller PIZAZZ, to exclusively handle the growing live sporting event production work his organization was doing. We interviewed Jef for a recent story about using NDI in live sports productions covering professional tennis … Read more…

Hotel Room TV Studio Is Suite Success for Young Hollywood

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By: Brian Leopold The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills is a shimmering diamond at the epicenter of the entertainment world. It’s the place Hollywood celebrities go to be seen and to publicize their latest movies, TV shows, musical projects or celebrity events. Almost every day, some notable from the world of entertainment talks to … Read more…

Adding Instant Replay Doubles Viewership of Live Sports

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By Heather Halsey As the esteemed training ground for Air Force officer cadets, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. maintains a rigorous program built upon four pillars of excellence: military training, academics, athletics and character development. Athletics are a core curriculum component and the academy has an expansive intercollegiate program with … Read more…

Sports Workflows With IP Integration: Webstream Sports/Tupelo Raycom

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By Ellen Camloh Until recently, WebStream Sports was an independent provider of remote broadcast, in-venue and studio production. Starting out in 2006, the Indianapolis-based business had focused primarily on live sports, spent nearly a decade in high demand for its reputation for high-quality sports productions, and achieved remarkable success in a relatively short time. Fast … Read more…