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…

Modern, Affordable TV News Workflow Transforms Small Market Station

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By Claudia Kienzle Successful Saltillo TV news workflow to be rolled out across Mexico Just an hour’s drive from Monterrey, a major industrial center in northeastern Mexico, the City of Saltillo is brimming with newsworthy events, enough to fill an entire broadcast day. That’s precisely what a local TV station in Saltillo started doing in … 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…

Jr. High Students Learn Media Production on Professional Multi-Camera Switcher

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Students at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth, Indiana, produce an ambitious daily news show for the school, acting as both on-camera talent and technical directors and equipment operators behind them. The production is now powered by a newly-acquired TriCaster 460. This addition has enabled them to work with green screen backgrounds and engage TriCaster’s virtual … Read more…

Impact of NDI™ in NewBlue Titler Live Broadcast and Other Applications

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NewBlue, maker of industry-leading production graphics tools, was an early adopter of NDI through the NewTek Developer Network. NewBlue Titler Live Broadcast is among the first applications to engage NDI to supply graphics and video across a standard network. As RedShark News recently put it, “NewBlue’s product neatly demonstrates one of the advantages of what’s … Read more…

AGF Multimedia Releases CharacterWorks 3 with NDI™

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AGF Multimedia has released CharacterWorks 3, a real-time on-air character generator and motion graphics system for broadcast with a wide range of new features including native input and output via NewTek NDI™ IP video transport technology. NDI capability boosts CharacterWorks already extensive integration with NewTek production systems including TriCaster® and NewTek IP Series as well … Read more…

NewTek and Panasonic Simplify IP Setup With NewTek AutoLink™

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Panasonic and NewTek have announced NewTek AutoLink™, a new software application which detects and automatically connects to network-based PTZ cameras. The presence of IP cameras is automatically detected from NewTek TriCaster® and the IP Series Video Mix Engine. Cameras become immediately available for use in networked video production workflows without any additional configuration, saving valuable … 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…

Tech Tour of the Lennon Educational Tour Bus 2016

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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a set of fully-equipped audio recording and video production studios on wheels.  The Lennon Bus brings these facilities to schools across North America to honor the memory and extend the legacy of John Lennon. Students can have the complete creative experience of performing and producing music videos and … Read more…

Vest-Pocket Live Sports Production Truck Packs Powerful Punch

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By Brian Leopold Once upon a time, television production trucks were like cruise ships on wheels. They pulled into a sporting event, swaggering with self-importance; fifty feet of gleaming metal pulled behind a pavement-buckling Peterbilt that belched diesel smoke and deafened every innocent bystander within a mile’s radius. Once parked, these production trailers began unloading thousands … Read more…