Pain and Buffering: MediaDS Saves Award-Winning High School Media Program

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By Brian Leopold American flags flutter from every streetlight along Park Avenue in downtown Amherst, Ohio, despite the fact that it’s closer to Labor Day than the Fourth of July. At Ziggy’s Restaurant, the heady smell of Thursday’s perennial lunch special, the homemade meatloaf sandwich, begins to waft up into the foggy, early morning air. … Read more…

Harvard Athletics Centralizes Control Rooms with NDI® and Existing Network

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It was NewTek’s new NDI® (Network Device Interface) technology that proved to be the game-changer… “A better world” when it comes to sports production for universities and colleges is to have one control room, move nothing around, and yet be able to cover sports at any venue on the campus. With baseband equipment that’s a … Read more…

High School Centralizes Video Control Room With NDI and Connect Spark

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By Claudia Kienzle Weighing only seven ounces, the NewTek Connect Spark is revolutionizing the video production workflow for the Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre (ATC) Broadcast Media Program, one of the trade skills taught at this vocational high school in Winnipeg, Canada. In fact, Spark is the most revolutionary solution this budget-conscious school has … Read more…

Learning From The Best: Jose Burgos, TriCaster Rock Star

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By Brian Leopold José Burgos is a rock star. Everyone says so. He’s the Michael Jordan of the TriCaster, the Mohammed Ali of TalkShow, the Peyton Manning of 3Play. Sit José down in front of the TriCaster, and he’ll not only make it sing but tap dance as well. If you need the ceiling of … Read more…

3DStorm Shows Latest NDI® Products at IBC 2017

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Kitplus interviewed Franck Lafage of 3DStorm at IBC 2017; the company distributes NewTek products in Europe, and also makes the LiveXpert line of production tools, many of interest to NewTek production system users. Lafage spoke in particular about the NDI®-enabled products that the company was showing on their main stage. For video and sports production, … Read more…

Pioneering Paramedic Training Using 3Play Video

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By Ellen Camloh Emergency Education It’s a debate as old as formal education itself: which instructional methods are the most effective for teaching specific disciplines? Traditional lecture-based learning might produce a rate of just 5% retention of the material. Giving students a chance to practice the lesson by performing the task? That can add 70% … Read more…

Vimeo Live is Here, NewTek Production Systems Add Support

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Users of NewTek multi-camera integrated production systems and media distribution systems who have been hosting their on-demand content at Vimeo can now also do their live-streaming events with that platform. Vimeo has announced a new premium professional service, Vimeo Live, which offers live streaming capabilities for the first time on the platform. NewTek IP Series, … Read more…

Independent Review of NewTek Connect Spark™

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“[NewTek Connect Spark] has already become an integral part of my workflow around here, especially now, as I can put cameras in places I couldn’t put them before.” – Lon Seidman Lon Seidman, tech reviewer, and proprietor of YouTube channel Lon.TV, purchased a NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI-to-NDI converter to add to his TriCaster® Mini based … Read more…

NewTek’s Brian Olson on First End-to-End IP Workflow at IBC 2017

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NewTek VP of Product Management Brian Olson spoke to AV Magazine’s AV TV On Demand at IBC 2017 and provided a look at the new products and how they complete an IP pipeline from acquisition through production to delivery and distribution. The NewTek NDI® PTZ Camera is the world’s first native NDI camera; together with … Read more…

NewTek NDI® version 3 and NewTek NDI® PTZ Camera Garner Best of Show Awards at IBC 2017

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NewTek is honored that two of our newest products have been recognized with Best of Show Awards at IBC 2017. NewTek NDI® version 3, royalty-free technology that allows video and audio sources plus metadata and communications to be shared bi-directionally across an IP network, received a NewBay Media Best of Show 2017 Award from TVTechGlobal NewTek … Read more…