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…

NDI Raises Questions About Cameras & Capture Cards

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Tom Sinclair devotes this episode of Streaming Idiots to NewTek Network Device Interface™ (NDI™), with this comment coming early in the show: “We were talking in the pre-show about the French Revolution, and how there were so many attempts to start a revolution that never really took…but at one point, somebody started something, and it … Read more…

The Weather Channel Brings Bite-Sized Video News to Your Mobile

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By Claudia Kienzle Atlanta, GA “In my 20 years in broadcast TV, I never thought I’d see a setup like this,” says Jim Robinson, Senior Producer, Digital Video, The Weather Company, an IBM Business. The Lift is The Weather Company’s first morning show produced just for mobile. “My friends in the business can’t believe the functionality from … Read more…

NewBay Media & NewTek Event Series: In Person or Online

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  Join us and NewBay Media for this series of panel discussions featuring broadcast industry leaders focused on the new era of video production and delivery – content more compelling than ever, at lower costs on tighter schedules.  Learn how you can pull it off, in style and profitably. Attend the events in person at … Read more…

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…