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…

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…

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…

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…

Impact of NDI™ in NewBlue Titler Live Broadcast and Other Applications

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NewBlue, maker of industry-leading production graphics tools, was an early adopter of NDI through the NewTek Developer Network. NewBlue Titler Live Broadcast is among the first applications to engage NDI to supply graphics and video across a standard network. As RedShark News recently put it, “NewBlue’s product neatly demonstrates one of the advantages of what’s … Read more…

NDI Solutions for LiveSports Production

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By Ned Soseman LiveSports, LLC specializes in producing high-quality, TV-level live broadcasts for sporting events all over North America. The company has produced many different sporting events from football and field hockey to eSports and tennis, and poker for the World Series of Poker. Meet Jef Kethley, president of LiveSports, LLC. Three years ago, his … Read more…

NewTek’s Will Waters Explains MediaDS™

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Are you looking for a way to bring your live and recorded content to the popular content delivery networks, including Facebook Live, Microsoft Azure, UStream, YouTube, Wowza, and others?  MediaDS™ is the first-of-its-kind one-box solution for media producers looking for a content delivery system, with easy presets for these services plus a wide selection of … Read more…

Election Day TV Coverage Finishes at Top of the Class

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By Brian Leopold Election Day 2016. Polling places jammed with harried voters, anxiously awaiting the opportunity to exercise their rights as citizens and vote for the candidate of their choice. For broadcasters, Election Day can be its own special kind of hell, testing resources, testing nerves, requiring everyone on the team to think on their … Read more…