BuffVision Rolls Out Pac-12 Conference Live Sports on Twitter

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The University of Colorado Buffaloes (CU) sports production group, BuffVision, drew the lead when the Pac-12 Conference determined to begin live-streaming sports coverage via Twitter.  Pac-12 struck a deal with Twitter to stream nine games this year and kicked off the package with a women’s soccer match between CU and Oregon on October 6, 2016. “It … Read more…

NewTek™ TriCaster™ Wins Streaming Media 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

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Streaming Media has announced the winners of the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards.  NewTek™ TriCaster™ was voted the Best Video Mixer/Switcher (More than $5000) by the readers. TriCaster is the most complete multi-camera production systems on the planet, with live-switching, recording, projection, broadcast, live-streaming, graphics, text, keying, virtual sets, and more in an integrated … Read more…

University of Pennsylvania Equips Med School for Online Course Production

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Ivy League school University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has equipped the Perelman School of Medicine with a complete in-house video production studio.  The school uses the studio to record course lectures, training videos, and to create content for the university’s open online education companies.  At the heart of the production suite is TriCaster, providing both multi-camera … Read more…

Portland’s Skype Live Studio Connects Audiences With Touring Bands, 300 Times a Year

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By Heather Halsey Directly connecting artists with fans in a unique entertainment experience for an ever-expanding audience craved by sponsors, the Alpha Media radio broadcast company created the Skype Live Studio in Portland, Oregon. Musical artist media tours have long been a staple of traditional album launch and tour promotion. Artists visit local radio stations … Read more…

News Channel Nebraska Expands Rural Coverage With TriCaster

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By Heather Halsey Throughout his diverse career, Mike Flood has worn many hats: attorney, speaker of the Nebraska legislature, gubernatorial candidate and “Sideshow Mike,” the morning stuntman on B-100. While Flood still practices law, he has hung up his politician’s hat to focus on bringing local news to those in rural Nebraska by expanding his … Read more…

NewTek IP Series Debuts at TwitchCon 2016

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––Twitch Leverages NewTek IP Series for its Primary Stage Show to Deliver Convention Content with Ease and Efficiency –– San Antonio, TX, October 18, 2016––NewTek™ today announced the recent debut of the NewTek IP Series at TwitchCon 2016, the annual convention that celebrates the entire Twitch community, including streamers, their viewers and the brands that … Read more…

TRNN Delivers Exclusive Coverage of DNC and RNC With Small Staff & Limited Budget

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By Heather Halsey Covering an event like the Democratic National Convention is no small feat even for major broadcast news networks, let alone a nonprofit online news network with a small staff and limited budget. But with some advanced planning and thinking on their feet, the staff at The Real News Network (TRNN) were able … Read more…

Video Production Over IP for Everyone

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If you’ve been wondering just where NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™) fits within the set of video-over-IP standards in place or in development, Content Technology’s Phil Sandburg has written one of the best takes on the subject that we’ve seen.  Phil talked extensively with NewTek CTO and president Dr. Andrew Cross, who laid out the … Read more…

NewTek at IBC 2016

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The NewTek team came to Amsterdam for IBC 2016  to show the Future Of Broadcasting, and by all accounts, delivered. On display were: A complete new ecosystem of production tools, the NewTek IP Series, that set a new standard and a new paradigm for high-end facility production with robust hybrid IP/SDI workflow In partnership with Wowza, … Read more…

Seacrest Foundation Provides Media Production Studios for Pediatric Hospitals

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The Ryan Seacrest Foundation has built media production facilities for several pediatric hospitals across the country, with the goal “for patients to explore the creative realms of Radio, Television and New Media, that will aid in the healing process for children and their families during their stay” (from Seacrest Studio’s What We Do).  The 10th … Read more…