NewTek and Wowza Deliver the First Ever Global and Local Media Distribution Platform

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––Multi-channel media encoding and streaming video system distributes content directly to viewers within the firewall and externally to any device or to all common cloud services, anywhere––  IBC Booth 7.K11, Amsterdam, September 9, 2016––NewTek™ and Wowza™ Media Systems today launched the MediaDS™, a revolutionary real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery platform. The MediaDS … Read more…

NewTek Strengthens Its Leadership in Software-Driven IP Workflows with NDI™ version 2

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NewTek™ is pleased to announce a second-generation Network Device Interface (NDI™) technology with a host of new advanced features, performance improvements, and full compatibility with all existing versions of NDI. Among the enhancements in NDI version 2, available in Q4 2016, is support for all modern operating systems (Windows®, Linux®, macOS™) and mobile devices, the latter … Read more…

An Expert Evaluates What the NewTek IP Series Means for Broadcast Production

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David Shapton of RedShark News reckons that “NewTek’s software-driven, infinitely expandable approach to switching, input, and output of video sources over IP (and SDI) represents an Uber-level game changer for the industry.” Shapton gives an overview of the physical elements of the new production ecosystem, and of some of the key capabilities in these modules. “With … Read more…

Interview with Will Waters: NewTek IP Series

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Broadcast Beat gets at the details and groundbreaking implications of NewTek IP Series, a software-driven, modular video production system with virtually limitless access to video sources and video mixing options, in both an in-depth article and Ryan Salazar’s exclusive interview with NewTek product marketing manager and video production workflow expert Will Waters. Designed to work … Read more…

NDI Magic Inside the Production Truck Lets Graphics Operator Stay Home, 120 Miles Away

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By: Brian Leopold Rob Moser could be in trouble. He’s working on the TV crew for tonight’s United Soccer League match between the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and FC Montreal, it’s three minutes to game time, and Moser is still in his kitchen. Worse yet, he lives more than 120 miles from the soccer venue. But Moser … Read more…

Remote Production Using NewTek NDI Over 19 KM Fiber Optic Connection

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Live production and streaming company WeStreamU of Stockholm, Sweden, was intrigued by the possibility that NewTek NDI offered to assist in cross-production between remote locations. NDI is intended to enable video transport for production and distribution within a 1GB Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN).   However, WeStreamU realized that Stockholm’s internet infrastructure company, Stokab, by building … Read more…

IP and Scalable Video Performance

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By Dr. Andrew Cross & Stephen W. Bowie The transition from analog to digital took nearly a quarter of a century and an act of Congress; the nonlinear revolution consumed another decade. By contrast, the transformation to an IP workflow is arriving like a bullet train, without legislation, sanction, or specification. In this article we … Read more…

NDI Video Technology Takes On The Most Powerful Women in Marketing

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By: Claudia Kienzle Network-marketing companies like Avon, Mary Kay, and Amway have given women moneymaking opportunities and the chance to be their own boss for years. Some of those women have really found their power and now enjoy a seven-figure income. The annual Most Powerful Women in Network Marketing event provides a fast-paced, high-energy forum … Read more…

AutoCue QStart Teleprompter To Connect to TriCaster Via NDI

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Autocue, the world’s leading teleprompting company is adopting NewTek’s open Network Device Interface (NDI™) standard for IP-based production workflows for its QStart Prompting Software. With NDI enabled, QStart will be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled devices and systems connected to a standard Ethernet local area network, allowing more users to implement teleprompting solutions … Read more…

Broadcast Minds NAB 2016: The Future of Media Production

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The NAB 2016 edition of Broadcast Minds™ features a group of content-creation trail-blazers, with experience ranging from award-winning broadcast live event production (international in scope in both sports and entertainment) to pioneering in internet television, to creating disruptive tools for broadcast production.  Each is a leader who can articulate what they see for the future … Read more…