weather.com Chases the Eclipse with NewTek NDI®

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On August 21, millions of viewers are expected to watch the rare total solar eclipse. To experience the solar eclipse in real time as it moves coast to coast, The Weather Channel, weather.com and Twitter have teamed up to live stream the epic event. Kicking off at noon ET, “Chasing Eclipse 2017” will immerse viewers in totalities from 10 … Read more…

NewTek IP Series and NDI® Systems Power Film Festival Studio and Streams

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“NDI made the setup of this temporary TV studio more easy and simple, because all audio and video distribution was carried out via Ethernet, and the one-and-only distribution device was the Ethernet switch.” – Michal Kyjonka, DISK Systems The organizers of the 57th Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Zlin, Czechoslovakia, put on an … Read more…

An Easy Guide to NDI® Benefits for Video Production; NewTek’s New Camera and Converters

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With the advent of NDI® Version 3 and the accompanying products, NewTek NDI PTZ Camera and NewTek Connect Spark™ NDI signal converters, the NewTek vision of an end-to-end IP pipeline from acquisition to delivery is now a reality. Also for the first time, a production pipeline can be all-NewTek from acquisition to delivery. One of … Read more…

NDI™ Central Live Taps Unprecedented Power of NDI at NAB 2017

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By Claudia Kienzle NDI Central Live—a webcast that streamed live from NewTek’s booth during the 2017 NAB Show—showcased interviews with executives of key NDI developer companies and end users, among other guests, while demonstrating the true power and reliability of NDI™ (Network Device Interface) video over IP networking technology. Produced and hosted by Rex Olson, … Read more…

American Cancer Society Embraces Live Video Production

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In addition to fighting cancer, the American Cancer Society (ACS) embraces emerging technology in outreach for education and fundraising. In this video, Andy Huff, Sr. Dir. Multimedia Services for ACS shares how media production technologies have allowed them to achieve high production values while expanding from studio-based to remote production. By embracing new social media … Read more…

Open Broadcaster Software Adds a Few Million New Users for NDI™

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Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio, a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming used by millions, now has available a plugin for NewTek NDI™ input and output. OBS Studio is among the most popular choices on social media sharing services for gamers, including Twitch.TV, the world’s leading social video platform and … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Sinbad, Comedy Legend and Internet TV Pioneer

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Comedy legend Sinbad came to the NewTek booth at NAB 2017 to look at getting the essentials for his newest project, a new Internet channel with multiple shows. Sinbad was among the first to pioneer making shows for “Internet TV,” well before video became a thing, let alone the biggest thing, on the Internet. He used NewTek’s … Read more…

Future of Sports Content Creation Adds Fan Contributions to the Mix

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Integrating fan-generated content into the media mix at the in-venue experience was the topic of a panel at the Sports Venue Technology Summit at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. NewTek’s Will Waters, Snell Advanced Media’s (SAM) Tim Felstead, and Avid’s Ben Davison talked about the opportunities such fan engagement offered for sports teams and venues, with RH … 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…