Pain and Buffering: MediaDS Saves Award-Winning High School Media Program

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By Brian Leopold American flags flutter from every streetlight along Park Avenue in downtown Amherst, Ohio, despite the fact that it’s closer to Labor Day than the Fourth of July. At Ziggy’s Restaurant, the heady smell of Thursday’s perennial lunch special, the homemade meatloaf sandwich, begins to waft up into the foggy, early morning air. … Read more…

Harvard Athletics Centralizes Control Rooms with NDI® and Existing Network

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It was NewTek’s new NDI® (Network Device Interface) technology that proved to be the game-changer… “A better world” when it comes to sports production for universities and colleges is to have one control room, move nothing around, and yet be able to cover sports at any venue on the campus. With baseband equipment that’s a … Read more…

High School Centralizes Video Control Room With NDI and Connect Spark

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By Claudia Kienzle Weighing only seven ounces, the NewTek Connect Spark is revolutionizing the video production workflow for the Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre (ATC) Broadcast Media Program, one of the trade skills taught at this vocational high school in Winnipeg, Canada. In fact, Spark is the most revolutionary solution this budget-conscious school has … Read more…

Pioneering Paramedic Training Using 3Play Video

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By Ellen Camloh Emergency Education It’s a debate as old as formal education itself: which instructional methods are the most effective for teaching specific disciplines? Traditional lecture-based learning might produce a rate of just 5% retention of the material. Giving students a chance to practice the lesson by performing the task? That can add 70% … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Jose Nevarez of the University of Portland

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Jose Nevarez, director of live video production at the University of Portland, came to the NewTek booth at NABShow 2017 for a conversation about UP’s growing sports broadcast and streaming program, and a look at NewTek IP Series and TriCaster® TC1 for their future growth. The University formerly contracted out live production, and the contractor … Read more…

Paving New Roads With NDI®

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By Jimmy Goucher Have you ever had one of those conversations that was so deep and packed full of knowledge that it took days to digest? The kind of conversation that made you feel as though your brain had actually gained mass? I recently had one of those conversations with a colleague and friend, John … Read more…

Preparing Students For A Career in Real-World Live Video Production

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By Howard Carder Emily Griffith Technical College is a unique college located in downtown Denver, Colo. that offers an extensive technical curriculum including more than two dozen career-training programs. The Video Production and Editing Certificate program promises to educate, inspire, support, and create the next generation of video production professionals. For the past four years, … Read more…

Oklahoma State University Simplifies Live Video Production

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By Heather Halsey From the Miss OSU Pageant to groundbreaking veterinary health research to its annual homecoming parade, there’s a lot happening at the Oklahoma State University five-campus system based in Stillwater. To document and share it all with the world online, the University established the OStateTV production team and dedicated video portal, OState.tv, in … 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…