Kenyan Mosque Turns Positive Messages Into TV Station

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By E. Leigh Friday is the traditional day of congregational worship for Muslims, when millions come together in their local mosques for prayer. But on the other six days of the week, the world outside the mosque hears messages that paint a negative picture of the Islamic religion – messages that are drowning out the … Read more…

NewTek Connect and NDI™ Technologies Support and Supplement SMPTE 2110

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The quest for a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video over IP is resolving down to the forthcoming SMPTE 2110 standard. SMPTE 2022-6 provided a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video-with-embedded-audio-and-data over IP.  Broadcast technologists prefer the ability to handle video and audio in separate signal streams, and for audio and other types of data they often … Read more…

NewTek NDI™ for Adobe Creative Cloud Applications

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NewTek’s Kiki Stockhammer and Adobe’s Karl Soule put NewTek’s NDI™ for Adobe Creative Cloud through its paces, demonstrating the major change this IP technology brings to both the review process and to production capabilities. NDI enables network sharing of the Adobe video application timelines. A reviewer is thus able to look at Premiere and After … Read more…

TriCaster 860 Powered International Jazz Day Live Concert from Havana

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A number of companies and organizations, including UNESCO, collaborated to sponsor a major live concert for International Jazz Day, April 30, 2017.  Hosted by Will Smith,  the event included performances from UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock,  UNESCO Artist for Peace Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Chucho Valdés Oficial, Quincy Jones and more … Read more…

NewTek NDI™ Creates Interoperability Throughout the 2017 NAB Show Floor

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––More than 40 companies are connected with NDI IP technology from their booths–– In what is likely the widest display of IP interoperability within the broadcast community, NewTek announced today that over 40 companies will simultaneously demonstrate products integrated with NewTek’s royalty free NDI™ technology for software-driven IP workflows at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas … Read more…

Live Church Production: Stream to the World with Tools that Fit in Your Pocket

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“NewTek opens a whole new world in the way we approach church-based media production with NDI™,” says Jimmy Goucher, in his Writeswitch blog. “The people over at NewTek knocked the ball out of the park with their new idea.” What has Goucher excited is that NewTek NDI can send pristine video over the network. This … Read more…

DVEO Announces Support for NewTek NDI™ IP Technology Across Streaming Product Line

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DVEO®, a well-respected supplier to leading content providers, telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, announced that DVEO’s extensive line of streaming products now supports NewTek’s NDI™ technology for live IP production workflows over Ethernet networks. “We are excited to integrate NewTek NDI into our popular streaming products. NDI is the industry’s most widely … 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…

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…

NDI Solutions for LiveSports Production

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By Ned Soseman LiveSports, LLC specializes in producing high-quality, TV-level live broadcasts for sporting events all over North America. The company has produced many different sporting events from football and field hockey to eSports and tennis, and poker for the World Series of Poker. Meet Jef Kethley, president of LiveSports, LLC. Three years ago, his … Read more…