NewTek Tackles IP Media Transport with NDI™ Protocol

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In a recent entry of his Playout blog for broadcast industry news site TV NewsCheck, Phil Kurz spoke with NewTek™ CTO and President Dr. Andrew Cross about the development background and the capabilities of NewTek’s Network Device Interface™ (NDI™).  This interview goes in-depth about how NDI will in fact integrate with other proposed protocols, broadening … Read more…

Sienna NDI™ Applications Released

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NewTek has been working with developers toward two primary goals since announcing the forthcoming Network Device Interface™ (NDI™) SDK. The first goal was to ensure that existing systems using NDI precursor technologies would work with the new SDK with no need for updates. The additional goal was to enable developers to quickly bring out new … Read more…

The Tech Buzz: “NDI™ a Game Changer…”

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Stephen Heywood of The Tech Buzz says of NewTek’s NDI™, “Not only did they make it open source, but this is going to revolutionize the way we do video production.” Heywood, Mike Myers of Tech Zen TV, and Marty McPadden of Behind The Scenes Live do a wide-ranging exploration of how NDI expands the possibilities … Read more…

NewTek NDI™ Applications Reviewed

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  Paul Richards of PTZOptics sums up the impact of the move of broadcast and video production to IP workflow this way: “Not only is it going to be a good thing for the industry in general but in situations where we had to say ‘No, it can’t be done,’ now we can just say ‘Yes,’ … Read more…

“NewTek’s NDI is now the lingua franca among broadcast brands…”

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Above is the March 21, 2016 headline from ProVideo Coalition, following NewTek’s release of the Network Device Interface™ (NDI™) Open SDK. The facts that lead to this headline are stated in the subhead: “Over 100,000 NDI IP devices from top manufacturers are already in users’ hands; number to grow quickly as more than 200 companies … Read more…

NAB Preview with Dr. Andrew Cross

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“We are big believers in IP as the future of video production. It represents the biggest transformational change in the industry since file-based workflows replaced tape and we may not see a bigger transition in our lifetime.” Dr. Andrew Cross shares what NewTek is bringing to the table for IP workflow, including NDI™ and a … Read more…

How Integrated Production Systems Are Going IP

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Claudia Kienzle provides a detailed look at how integrated production systems are adopting IP, giving rise to a new, Ethernet-driven multi-camera workflow.  In addition, a variety of specialized tools are now using IP to provide the interoperation that video makers still want even when they have chosen an integrated platform over creating a custom workflow … Read more…

How’s And Why’s of Networks For Video Production Explained

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RedShark News’ David Shapton shares concise insights on how and why networks, long a means for distribution of video, can become an asset to video production.  He cuts through the mysteries of just how networks work with simple, straightforward explanations of the basic concepts – just what you need to understand, without all the devilish … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross: Focusing On IP’s Real-World Capabilities

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In a recent one-on-one interview with Adrian Pennington of Streaming Media, Dr. Andrew Cross, CTO and President of NewTek, positions NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI) among the competing protocols for packaging video and audio over IP networks. “We are not against any of the other [protocols],” he says. “We work closely with them and we’ve … Read more…

PTZOptics Shares NewTek NDI Playbook with Video Producers

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We’re jazzed about the possibilities of NewTek Network Device Interface or NDI™, of course. What’s humbling and gratifying is that many others in the industry are as well. PTZOptics has gone so far as to prepare a “NewTek NDI Playbook.” The Playbook pictures workflows for the Broadcast, Education and House of Worship vertical markets, as … Read more…