NewTek & Vizrt Bring Real-Time 3D Graphics to 4K UHD IP Workflows

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NewTek has announced the release of the NVG1 – NewTek-Vizrt IP Graphics Server, a real-time 4K-capable 3D graphics system designed for deep integration with the NewTek IP Series and the new TriCaster® TC1 video production systems. The NVG1 combines a powerful NewTek 1RU server platform and NDI™ IP video connectivity with industry-leading Viz Trio/Viz Engine … Read more…

Bannister Lake Chameleon Provides Live Tickers for NDICentral and NABShow Live via NDI™

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Bannister Lake’s recently released Chameleon software will be getting quite the workout at NABShow 2017. The two major full-time live streams from the show floor, NABShow Live and #NDICentral, will both be overlaying a live ticker displaying news, information, social media and branding, delivered by Chameleon using NewTek NDI™ technology. NABShow Live is being produced … Read more…

NewTek Chats with NABShow Live in Pre-NAB Interview

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Broadcast Beat is partnering with NABShow to bring NABShow Live to audiences around the world for the second year in a row. Leading up to the show, host Ryan Salazar is interviewing exhibitors and speakers to give viewers a head’s up on the big news and topics of NABShow 2017. In this episode, Salazar, speaks … Read more…

NewTek’s Native Video File Format Goes Global

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A seemingly small piece of ultra-techy news popped recently that will have big implications for NewTek production system users, and has us very excited. With absolutely no fanfare, source code from Steinar H. Gunderson porting NewTek’s native SpeedHQ multimedia codecs to the free software project FFmpeg was accepted into the official version of the FFmpeg … Read more…

Celebro Media Adopts NewTek IP Series

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NewTek is pleased to announce that Celebro Media has expanded its Central London studio facilities with a significant investment in the NewTek IP Series. The NewTek IP Series will become the heart of Celebro Media’s operations in Oxford Circus and will be extended to its four new studios at the facility. Celebro Media specializes in … Read more…

NABShow Live 2017: Tupelo-Raycom Finds IP Series Expands Creative Horizons

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  In advance of the upcoming NABShow 2017, John Servizzi of Tupelo-Raycom chatted with NAB Show LIVE host Ryan Salazar about the company’s production engineering operations. Tupelo-Raycom, a Raycom Media company, brings together Tupelo-Honey (founded 1996) and WebStream Sports (2006). With offices in New York, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Nashville and Los Angeles, the company develops new … Read more…

Breaking Down the Barriers to Esports Live Production and Streaming

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The action in esports takes place on a computer or game console display, sometimes many displays. Putting a live camera on an esports contestant doesn’t translate the same as it does with athletic sports. Traditional video production equipment does not adapt readily or cheaply to ingesting video game content, often requiring expensive hardware signal convertors and … 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…

Sports Workflows With IP Integration: Webstream Sports/Tupelo Raycom

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By Ellen Camloh Until recently, WebStream Sports was an independent provider of remote broadcast, in-venue and studio production. Starting out in 2006, the Indianapolis-based business had focused primarily on live sports, spent nearly a decade in high demand for its reputation for high-quality sports productions, and achieved remarkable success in a relatively short time. Fast … Read more…

AGF Multimedia Releases CharacterWorks 3 with NDI™

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AGF Multimedia has released CharacterWorks 3, a real-time on-air character generator and motion graphics system for broadcast with a wide range of new features including native input and output via NewTek NDI™ IP video transport technology. NDI capability boosts CharacterWorks already extensive integration with NewTek production systems including TriCaster® and NewTek IP Series as well … Read more…