Pre-Review of vMix 17 with NewTek NDI™

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“I think it’s going to be stunning. The more it’s out there and the more people think about it, the more uses people are going to come up with for it. The first 23 times people talked to me about NDI, I didn’t get it, but I’m beginning to get it now, and I’m beginning … Read more…

An Inside Look at TriCaster Advanced Edition with IP Workflow

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Welcome to the new era of video production: IP Workflow for the rest of us. In this video Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek President and CTO, Rex Olson, and Don Ballance explain and demonstrate how you can make the transition to IP-based video production with equipment you may already own. TriCaster® Advanced Edition now incorporates NDI™, … Read more…

vMix: “Let’s Talk About the Future” and NewTek NDI™

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During the first 12 or so minutes of this January 2016 live webcast, the good folks at vMix recap their 2015 year in review. Then at precisely 12:48, they transition. “Let’s talk about the future.” To say they are excited about their early beta version vMix 17 with support for NewTek’s NDI™ would be an … Read more…

North Penn Skypes In Alumni For Cable TV Programming

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By Allie Gavette North Penn is a K-12 school district in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that operates its very own cable TV station. In conjunction with the alumni association, the district extended its programming in the Spring of 2014 to connect with alumni who have gone on to pursue careers all over the country and around … Read more…

The Different Approaches to IP by Switcher Manufacturers

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James Careless surveys the landscape of evolving IP solutions for video production in this recent TV Technology article. He finds switcher vendors are of more than one mind as to the likely way forward with respect to standards, but all share a healthy caution about proceeding too fast and too far toward IP-centric products. A … Read more…

NDI and the Future of IP

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An excerpt from Dr. Andrew Cross in today’s Broadcast Engineering Extra from TV Technology: “I should say our attempt with NDI is not to circumvent standards bodies. I have reached out to everybody who has worked on each one of these different standards and said “Look, we’ve got this huge installed base. We’re making it very … Read more…

IP: “Integrated Production” or “Ignore Pessimists”?

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“Today’s smartphone owners carry more powerful video technology in their pockets than the best state-of-the-art TV broadcast or production facilities could provide two decades ago at any price.” In this well-written article in the Broadcast Bridge, Ned Soseman tracks the evolution of digital video production from its 1970’s roots all the way to the current … Read more…

EMC: Benefits of In-House Corporate Video + Interview with Dr. Andrew Cross

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The latest news show from RedShark TV features segments on in-house corporate video production and IP workflow. At 14:34 into the video, Dave Ross of EMC is interviewed about the value an in-house production team can bring to corporate communications both internally and with clients. EMC’s team relies on a pair of TriCasters for in-studio … Read more…

The Changing Face of Video Over IP

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TV Technology put together a thorough roundup of the latest technologies competing to be the standard that takes video production to IP.  There are a lot of candidates, each with a group of industry supporters.   Each has advantages, most have significant drawbacks, such as the inability to handle 4K, royalty costs, the need for signal conversion … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross: IP Workflows for Everyone (Part 4)

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“The largest set of IP options available within the industry.” In the final part of this four-part series, Dr. Andrew Cross, President and CTO of NewTek, shares NewTek’s plan to provide any manufacturer with Network Device Interface (NDI™), the protocol and SDK for Advanced IP Workflow, to make their products able to share to and … Read more…