Walking on the Moon from Coney Island

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The people of Brooklyn, NY, have a sparkling new resource for creating and promoting local performing arts and community media.  Independent media nonprofit BRIC has partnered with Brooklyn Public Library to create a professional-level video production studio available to the public at the Coney Island Library branch.  The new facility will be used to provide … Read more…

Don Ballance Talks Training with AV Interactive

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Don Ballance, NewTek’s headmaster of training, took AV Interactive’s Zoe Mutter on a free-wheeling tour through the massive mix of online and on-site training that NewTek offers for resellers and end users.  An extensive library of free training videos and materials, as well as affordable classes, cover every aspect of live production, streaming, switching, graphics … Read more…

TalkShow Debuts on The Late Late Show with James Corden

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If your task was to create laughs on late-night national television and you could Skype in anybody you wanted, what would you do? If it was the week before Father’s Day and you were The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS, you would create a game called “Face Your Father” asking daughters uneasy questions about … Read more…

TalkShow Supports New Microsoft Skype TX Controller

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NewTek is excited to announce a new release of TalkShow software that supports the just-out new version of Skype TX controller, Microsoft’s video calling production software.  Skype TX controller now gives broadcasters and content producers the ability to control and manage multiple TalkShow units from a single user interface, and includes all new features that help … Read more…

How I’m Growing My Business! Q&A with Brian Sheil

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by Claudia Kienzle After years of swimming against the tide, Brian Sheil is finally poised to catch an incredible wave—one with the power to transform the way high-profile television shows are produced. As a Los Angeles-based Certified TriCaster Operator doing business as Entertainment Services LA (ESLA), Brian says that after 10 years of actively touting … Read more…

Victoria and Albert Museum Brings Live Streaming In-House, Gains Global Audience

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The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has transformed itself over the last decade, developing a reputation as one of the world’s most exciting museums of art and design. While it has doubled its visitor numbers to more than 3 million per year with major exhibitions such as Hollywood Costume and David Bowie, the Museum … Read more…

Videomaker Magazine Reviews TriCaster Mini

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 “It’s a treat to see the easy-to-use design that sets NewTek apart.” Chad Fransen reviewed the TriCaster Mini HD-4I for Videomaker Magazine’s July 2015 issue, concluding, “If you’re looking for something to make your live broadcast a professional production, then look no further than this.”  Fransen, a pastor, produces video content for services as well … Read more…

Production Truck Doubles as Event Response Communications Vehicle

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Cities of America take note!  Some townships ensure that emergency responders maintain communications during a disaster by procuring an Event Response Communications Vehicle (ERC-V).  However, an ERC-V is an expensive taxpayer investment that sits idle most of the time. When authorities in Huntsville, Alabama debated the pros and cons of purchasing an ERC-V after a … Read more…

InfoComm 2015: Michael Artsis Puts TalkShow to Work

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BeTerrific.com’s Michael Artsis is streaming live from the show floor at InfoComm this week, covering the latest in professional AV technology. TriCaster is powering the multi-camera live production and streaming to a worldwide web audience and attendees on the show floor.  Artsis is also using the NewTek TalkShow video calling production system to interview important … Read more…

Geoff Fox, Pioneering Work At Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is a veteran TV meteorologist with seven Emmy awards and more than 30 years experience delivering the daily forecast at TV stations from sea to shining sea. Changes in the weather aren’t the only thing he’s observed. Like nearly everything else, meteorology and weather reporting have radically changed during his career thanks primarily … Read more…