Open Broadcaster Software Adds a Few Million New Users for NDI™

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Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio, a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming used by millions, now has available a plugin for NewTek NDI™ input and output. OBS Studio is among the most popular choices on social media sharing services for gamers, including Twitch.TV, the world’s leading social video platform and … Read more…

Twitch Uses TriCaster® TC1 to Produce and Stream E3 Press Pre-Show

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NewTek TriCaster® TC1 Used by Twitch to Drive Live-Streaming, Pre-Show Coverage of Press Announcements for E3 NewTek, the leading developer of IP and network video technologies for live, real-time production of multi-source video, and Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, have joined forces yet again, this time at the Electronic … Read more…

Osprey Video Announces Integration with NewTek NDI™ Technology

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Osprey Video, a renowned leader in premium video-capture and mission-critical video-delivery technologies, has announced a technology collaboration with NewTek whereby all of Osprey’s current capture cards support NDI™, NewTek’s innovative technology that enables interconnected, software-driven production workflows and is compatible with SDI and IP-based technologies and standards. The integration means all Osprey cards will be … Read more…

NewTek Connect and NDI™ Technologies Support and Supplement SMPTE 2110

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The quest for a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video over IP is resolving down to the forthcoming SMPTE 2110 standard. SMPTE 2022-6 provided a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video-with-embedded-audio-and-data over IP.  Broadcast technologists prefer the ability to handle video and audio in separate signal streams, and for audio and other types of data they often … Read more…

A First Look at TriCaster TC1 with Will Waters

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NewTek’s Will Waters provides a close-up look at the new TriCaster TC1 at NAB 2017 with Shawn Lam of Streaming Media Producer. This tour of TC1 covers its 4K/60p-capable, 16-input, NDI™-equipped, dual-streaming encoder, and multi-camera switching features and more. The TC1’s groundbreaking IP/SDI hybrid workflow allows for both 3G/HD/SD-SDI traditional baseband and IP-based production with … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Sinbad, Comedy Legend and Internet TV Pioneer

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Comedy legend Sinbad came to the NewTek booth at NAB 2017 to look at getting the essentials for his newest project, a new Internet channel with multiple shows. Sinbad was among the first to pioneer making shows for “Internet TV,” well before video became a thing, let alone the biggest thing, on the Internet. He used NewTek’s … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Rob Chickering of Blaze TV

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Rob Chickering is both a well-known radio engineer respected in his profession, and a pioneer in the growth of visual radio, wherein a radio show is live-streamed to more fully engage audiences. Chickering relates the transition of the legendary Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show: from a simple webcam to using a traditional switcher and … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Brian Sheil of Entertainment Services LA

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In perhaps our most fun and irreverent interview from the NAB 2017 show floor on #NDICentral Live, Brian Sheil of Entertainment Services LA recounts a long, successful, and sometimes outrageous (no spoilers – watch the interview!), production history with the NewTek TriCaster. The irreverence comes naturally – in addition to his busy production career, Brian … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Victor Borachuk of Jupiter Return

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Victor Borachuk is the visionary behind Jupiter Return and a pioneer in live streaming video production with well over a decade of experience. His company sports more than a thousand events around the world on its resume, including New York Fashion Week (yes, all 100 runway shows in eight days at multiple venues across Manhattan … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with John Servizzi of Tupelo-Raycom

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John Servizzi has been a leader for more than a decade in extending professional quality live production coverage to local, school and university sports and events that previously could not have afforded such a video capability. His expertise and efforts have also contributed to the educational opportunities available at the schools and universities he has … Read more…