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…

TV Technology Reviews NewTek’s TalkShow VS-100

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TV Technology reviewer Joey Gill is chief engineer at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY. He has worked in television since 1977, and brings a wealth of experience to his reviews.  Gill gives a thorough overview of the features and controls of TalkShow, and follows up with the details of his hand’s-on experience with TalkShow at NewTek … Read more…

Geekbeat.TV’s First Look at NewTek 3Play Mini

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GeekBeatTV has their first look at 3Play Mini on demand now on their home page and YouTube channel. NewTek CRO Philip Nelson described the workings of the new product for hosts John P. and Giovanni Gallucci in an interview last week at NABShow 2015. Philip’s discussion of the capabilities of the 3Play drew several “Wow” … Read more…

Announcing NewTek 3Play Mini Portable Sports Live Production Suite

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We are pleased to announce the new 3Play Mini – we’ve taken all the power of our 3Play complete sports live production suite and made it just outrageously portable.  The four-input 3Play Mini fits in a backpack with room to spare, and you can hold it in one hand.  A broad range of integrated capabilities … Read more…

Sienna Announces Sienna AutomationX Integration with TriCaster for Automated Broadcast Production

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Sienna has announced Sienna AutomationX now includes TriCaster support for integrated automated production control for news, sports, live events and multi-camera production.  Sienna AutomationX integration with TriCaster allows for seamless automation of the TriCaster with a wide variety of MOS production systems, including newsroom systems ENPS, Inception, iNews, Octopus, and OpenMedia.  Sienna and TriCaster integration … Read more…