NewTek Connect and NDI™ Technologies Support and Supplement SMPTE 2110

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The quest for a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video over IP is resolving down to the forthcoming SMPTE 2110 standard. SMPTE 2022-6 provided a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video-with-embedded-audio-and-data over IP.  Broadcast technologists prefer the ability to handle video and audio in separate signal streams, and for audio and other types of data they often … Read more…

A First Look at TriCaster TC1 with Will Waters

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NewTek’s Will Waters provides a close-up look at the new TriCaster TC1 at NAB 2017 with Shawn Lam of Streaming Media Producer. This tour of TC1 covers its 4K/60p-capable, 16-input, NDI™-equipped, dual-streaming encoder, and multi-camera switching features and more. The TC1’s groundbreaking IP/SDI hybrid workflow allows for both 3G/HD/SD-SDI traditional baseband and IP-based production with … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Rob Chickering of Blaze TV

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Rob Chickering is both a well-known radio engineer respected in his profession, and a pioneer in the growth of visual radio, wherein a radio show is live-streamed to more fully engage audiences. Chickering relates the transition of the legendary Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show: from a simple webcam to using a traditional switcher and … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Brian Sheil of Entertainment Services LA

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In perhaps our most fun and irreverent interview from the NAB 2017 show floor on #NDICentral Live, Brian Sheil of Entertainment Services LA recounts a long, successful, and sometimes outrageous (no spoilers – watch the interview!), production history with the NewTek TriCaster. The irreverence comes naturally – in addition to his busy production career, Brian … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with John Servizzi of Tupelo-Raycom

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John Servizzi has been a leader for more than a decade in extending professional quality live production coverage to local, school and university sports and events that previously could not have afforded such a video capability. His expertise and efforts have also contributed to the educational opportunities available at the schools and universities he has … Read more…

MediaDS™ at the Largest IP Rodeo Ever: NAB 2017

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“One of the really cool parts [to NDI] is this autodiscovery…all we had to do was plug in our box into the NDI backbone, if you will, and all of a sudden we get hundreds of choices to choose from.” – Barry Owen, VP Engineering at Wowza. This observation came as Owen and Will Waters, … Read more…

Yuan Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows With NewTek NDI™

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Yuan High-Tech Development Co., Ltd., has announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s royalty free NDI™ technology. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling NDI IP-based customer workflows, Yuan will integrate NDI into their video capture cards to be recognizable as a source by other … Read more…

NewTek NDI™ for Adobe Creative Cloud Applications

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NewTek’s Kiki Stockhammer and Adobe’s Karl Soule put NewTek’s NDI™ for Adobe Creative Cloud through its paces, demonstrating the major change this IP technology brings to both the review process and to production capabilities. NDI enables network sharing of the Adobe video application timelines. A reviewer is thus able to look at Premiere and After … Read more…

BirdDog Introduces HD-SDI/HDMI To NDI™ Convertor

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Generating huge buzz at NAB 2017 was Australian company BirdDog. Their soon to be shipping product, BirdDog Studio, is a camera input box that receives input from HDMI or HD-SDI cameras and converts the signal to NewTek NDI™ and streams it to any NDI-enabled production system over IP, anywhere on your network. No wonder it received such … Read more…

RedShark News Honors TriCaster® TC1 and NewTek NDI™ at NABShow 2017

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Dave Shapton, editor-in-chief for UK-based RedShark News, dropped by the NewTek booth at NAB with some hardware of his own — two awards that were given to NewTek recognizing TriCaster® TC1 and NewTek NDI™.   Dave presented the awards on NewTek’s “NDI Central Live” show at NAB to Rex Olson who accepted them with honor … Read more…