GeeksLife.com: Getting Started with the TriCaster Mini HD-4

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Dave Curlee, Head of Production at GeeksLife.com and Dean of Awesome Production Stuff at AcademyOfGeeks.com, spent some quality hand’s-on time with the TriCaster Mini HD-4, and produced an entry for his Lights! Camera! WEB! blog, Getting Started with the TriCaster Mini HD-4.  Dave gives you a tour of the new, compact production system and shows … Read more…

TWiT TV, Web Streaming Pioneer, Grows Big by Going Lean

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It’s 2005. Longtime technology broadcaster Leo Laporte had just finished up a six-year gig with cable channel TechTV, which took a hard turn away from technology programming and morphed into a gaming network. Instead of throwing up his hands, Laporte decided the time was ripe to do what was unthinkable even five years earlier – … Read more…

Going Live with Geek Beat TV

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A decade ago Cali Lewis and business partner John Pozadzides (John P.) co-founded Livid Lobster, LLC, and began a tech news podcast produced and uploaded from her spare bedroom.  From that humble beginning the podcast grew and evolved into the popular online weekly “Geek Beat LIVE” tech news show. Geek Beat LIVE now boasts 2.5 … Read more…

Broadcasting and Live Streaming Jakarta’s Java Jazz Fest 2015:

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When Workflow Failure Is Not an Option By Karen Moltenbrey The annual Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, is without question a headline event, drawing more than 120,000 attendees from all over the world, as international and local artists perform on 17 stages during this three-day event. Those unable to attend can experience the sights … Read more…

WebCast-On-Demand: TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In this webcast, Dr. Andrew Cross, president and CTO of NewTek, and Rex Olson, vice president of media production, discuss the ten-year evolution of TriCaster and its impact on live production, leading up to the launch of TriCaster Advanced Edition, groundbreaking new software that changes the face of live production. Over 60 new features allow … Read more…

NBA Development League Live Streaming Brings the Game to the Fans

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The National Basketball Association offers the best basketball league in the world to fans, but is also the home of the second best league in the world, the NBA Development League (NBA D-League). The NBA is now taking the wraps off this “best kept secret” and giving fans access to more great basketball and a … Read more…

Pittsburgh Penguins: How More and Better Content Boosted Fan Engagement and Gained New Revenue Streams

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The Social Media Age’s changing nature of fans from “game day” to “every day” interest in following their favorite sports teams falls into the class of “a good problem to have.”  Even good problems need to be solved, though, so for the Pittsburgh Penguins media production staff, as with media crews for all sports teams … Read more…

Microsoft’s Channel 9 Studio: Mobility, Minimum Crew, Maximum Production Power

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Microsoft developed its Channel9.MSDN video project beginning in 2004 to bring an unprecedented level of communication between the company and developers. In the years since, Channel 9 has grown to include outreach and interaction with developers on a full time schedule and with a variety of video content including tradeshow and conference presentations and interviews, … Read more…

Auburn University Student Government Association Approves TriCaster 460 Purchase

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On Monday, April 27, the Auburn University Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously approved funds toward the purchase of NewTek TriCaster™ 460 for Auburn’s Eagle Eye TV newsroom.   The integrated multi-camera live production and streaming system replaces an older model TriCaster and will be used for all production by Eagle Eye TV, including live shows and … Read more…

White Label Media Applies Sports Production to Election Night Coverage

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White Label Media found that a little outside-the-box thinking solved both their sports and election night coverage needs with a single, powerful solution: NewTek 3Play. The integrated live production suite with instant replay and slow motion was added recently during the upgrade of White Label’s OB production truck to HD. The system added major capabilities … Read more…