Modern, Affordable TV News Workflow Transforms Small Market Station

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By Claudia Kienzle Successful Saltillo TV news workflow to be rolled out across Mexico Just an hour’s drive from Monterrey, a major industrial center in northeastern Mexico, the City of Saltillo is brimming with newsworthy events, enough to fill an entire broadcast day. That’s precisely what a local TV station in Saltillo started doing in … Read more…

Philadelphia Eagles Live Stream Exclusive NFL Draft Coverage For Fans

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By: Brian Leopold “With the second pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select Carson Wentz, quarterback from North Dakota State.” With that announcement, the Carson Wentz era began in Philadelphia and Eagles fans everywhere went wild. Hungry for information about their team’s landmark first-round draft pick and the many subsequent surprises the … Read more…

Radio: Maximize Your Audience Interactivity

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In a very real sense, radio and television programs that are live aren’t just shows, they’re life.  They aren’t just passively consumed, they are a relationship for their fans.  Today, technology is making it possible for that relationship to be more interactive than ever as virtually every fan has the capability to be brought into … Read more…

What Other Companies Are Saying About NewTek NDI

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NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™)  has achieved massive growth and deployment, with the flurry of public announcements before and during NAB 2016 just the tip of the iceberg.  To date, more than 500 companies have signed up and received the NDI SDK, and during the coming year, the vendors implementing support for NDI will bring … Read more…

TalkShow® VS 4000 Multi-Channel Video Calling System

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April 14, 2016: NewTek today announced NewTek TalkShow® VS 4000, the only professional, multi-channel video calling production system for both SDI and IP workflows, designed exclusively for conducting multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls simultaneously. NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 enables instant connection and live interaction with any combination or sequence of contacts in the world … Read more…

Meet Skype TX 4, the latest studio-grade broadcast solution from Skype

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April 14, 2016: Microsoft’s Skype in Media introduced Skype TX 4, a new edition of the studio-grade version of Skype for broadcast and media production.  Among other advances, Skype TX 4 allows for multi-channel video call management appliances, moving from a hardware requirement of one Skype TX box handling one call, to one box being … Read more…

IP Solutions for Audience Call-in Management

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The Broadcast Bridge offers an overview of IP solutions for handling audience call-ins that are displacing traditional telephone lines and equipment in both live television and live radio. Among the use cases covered is Sky News, a 24-hour international, multi-media, news operation based in Britain where four NewTek TalkShow units are used in their west … Read more…

The Weather Channel Brings Bite-Sized Video News to Your Mobile

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By Claudia Kienzle Atlanta, GA “In my 20 years in broadcast TV, I never thought I’d see a setup like this,” says Jim Robinson, Senior Producer, Digital Video, The Weather Company, an IBM Business. The Lift is The Weather Company’s first morning show produced just for mobile. “My friends in the business can’t believe the functionality from … Read more…

VICE Media, Skype, and Participatory TV Journalism

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VICE News is a new breed of news organization.  They look to inform people in ways traditional media never could and bring perspectives of ordinary people everywhere to a worldwide audience. New technologies help create a new, global, participatory form of television journalism. Skype in Media recently talked to VICE News about their mission, and the tools … Read more…