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…

Peloton Live Streams Spinning Classes

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We’re used to the idea that a bicycle can take us places we want to go, but a stationary bike that brings you to a live class without ever moving an inch from your living room is a bit new. Peloton’s network-connected fitness bike with a 22-inch interactive touch-screen display does just that. In addition, … 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…

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…

Japan’s AbemaTV Uses NDI™ to Unify Studios, Control Rooms, Editing Suites

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Major Japanese Internet broadcaster is using NewTek TriCaster® and TalkShow®—along with NDI networking—to create a fresh, distinctive streaming media experience By Claudia Kienzle TOKYO, JAPAN With the goal of making Internet TV an integral part of daily life—and one that viewers regularly watch in the course of their day—AbemaTV began delivering over 20 innovative, content-rich … Read more…

American Cancer Society Reaches 250,000 Viewers On Facebook Live

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By Brian Leopold The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913, and since then, the ACS has funded 47 Nobel Prize winning scientists. Since its inception, the ACS has always focused on making use of the latest technological tools, and that forward tech-focus extends beyond the research laboratory, to the way the ACS communicates their … Read more…

Whirlpool Corporation Spin Cycles Its Sales Force with Advantage Live Video

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By Brian Leopold It’s been a problem for businesses for decades. What’s the best way to quickly and effectively disseminate product information and support material to a far-flung sales force spread across miles of territory? For Whirlpool, a global corporation headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan, the challenge wasn’t new, but the answers they came up … Read more…

NewTek’s NDI: A Path to IP Production

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Loren Blake of Broadcast Bridge opens his analysis of the implications of NewTek NDI with this note: If the move to IP-based production was the marching order at September’s IBC convention, NewTek’s NDI (Network Device Interface) seemed to be the drummer, with dozens of companies announcing they are using it to translate SDI (Serial Digital … Read more…

NewBlue’s Titler Live Broadcast Inaugurates NewTek’s NDI™ Online Store For Software Developers

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NewBlue, Inc., has integrated NewTek NDI™ into its Titler Live Broadcast line of products to provide IP workflow, and announced the addition of Titler Live Broadcast to the NewTek NDI online e-store for software developers. Titler Live Broadcast provides an affordable, high-quality, 3D, animated on-air graphics solution to NewTek’s ecosystem of NDI-enabled products. Through NewTek’s … Read more…