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…

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…

BuffVision Rolls Out Pac-12 Conference Live Sports on Twitter

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The University of Colorado Buffaloes (CU) sports production group, BuffVision, drew the lead when the Pac-12 Conference determined to begin live-streaming sports coverage via Twitter.  Pac-12 struck a deal with Twitter to stream nine games this year and kicked off the package with a women’s soccer match between CU and Oregon on October 6, 2016. “It … Read more…

University of Portland Live Sports Streaming Scores on Comcast

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University of Portland’s Jose Nevarez, Director of Live Video Production, recently spoke with Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat about the sports program’s successful expansion to broadcast. The sports video team uses a TriCaster 860 with TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI™ and 3Play 425 as the heart of the production workflow which allows them to stream … Read more…

Squash Broadcasts and Streams its Way to Global Growth

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NewTek 3Play among the keys to creating engaging live stream and social media content that has driven growth The conventional wisdom on squash was once that it was not a game that could ever be amenable to television coverage, and it would never be globally popular. Both of those canards have circled the drain and … Read more…

What Other Companies Are Saying About NewTek NDI

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NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™)  has achieved massive growth and deployment, with the flurry of public announcements before and during NAB 2016 just the tip of the iceberg.  To date, more than 500 companies have signed up and received the NDI SDK, and during the coming year, the vendors implementing support for NDI will bring … Read more…

Multi Stage Music Festival Relies on Video Output Server For Broadcasts

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For dance music aficionados, the Ultra Music Festival and its related events are global hot tickets. Leading dance DJs and artists such as Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Skrillex and Above & Beyond perform to thousands of people at 18 events across the world, from Croatia to Tokyo. However, perhaps the most important Ultra Music … Read more…

University of Portland Nets Increased Sports Media Coverage

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By: Heather Halsey When Jose Nevarez was hired by University of Portland Athletics in 2014 his long-term goal was to increase exposure for the Pilots by broadcasting games on Comcast SportsNet. Just 18 months later, fans throughout the Pacific Northwest were able to watch the Portland Pilots women’s basketball team play the Boise State Broncos … Read more…

NBA D-League Legends Globetrot With Video Production Trailer

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How the Texas Legends NBA/D-League team produces its own home games for YouTube and KTXD/TEXAS47 broadcast By: Claudia Kienzle Frisco, Texas The Texas Legends—the NBA D-League team for the Dallas Mavericks—have fans throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area that watch its home games live on indie station KTXD/TEXAS47, and view replays on Fox Sports Southwest. The … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross: IP Workflows for Everyone (Part 4)

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“The largest set of IP options available within the industry.” In the final part of this four-part series, Dr. Andrew Cross, President and CTO of NewTek, shares NewTek’s plan to provide any manufacturer with Network Device Interface (NDI™), the protocol and SDK for Advanced IP Workflow, to make their products able to share to and … Read more…