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…

Japan’s AbemaTV Uses NDI™ to Unify Studios, Control Rooms, Editing Suites

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Major Japanese Internet broadcaster is using NewTek TriCaster® and TalkShow®—along with NDI networking—to create a fresh, distinctive streaming media experience By Claudia Kienzle TOKYO, JAPAN With the goal of making Internet TV an integral part of daily life—and one that viewers regularly watch in the course of their day—AbemaTV began delivering over 20 innovative, content-rich … Read more…

American Cancer Society Reaches 250,000 Viewers On Facebook Live

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By Brian Leopold The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913, and since then, the ACS has funded 47 Nobel Prize winning scientists. Since its inception, the ACS has always focused on making use of the latest technological tools, and that forward tech-focus extends beyond the research laboratory, to the way the ACS communicates their … Read more…

American Cancer Society Delivers Lifesaving Messages With Multi-Camera Video

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By Brian Leopold Let’s face it. Unless you’re an emergency room doctor or nurse (and if you are, then God bless you) very few of us leave work knowing we’ve saved lives. But that’s exactly how the men and women who work at the American Cancer Society feel every day. Nearly everything the employees of … Read more…

Indonesian Telecom Company Drones Up Innovative Live Video Event

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By Howard Carder Indonesian mobile phone network provider, Telkomsel, was searching for a creative and memorable way to demonstrate their nationwide 4G coverage. As a testament to the strength of their network, Telkomsel wanted to host some type of non-traditional, real-time event based on solid-bandwidth mobile technology that was also interesting, fun and memorable. No … Read more…

Portland’s Skype Live Studio Connects Audiences With Touring Bands, 300 Times a Year

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By Heather Halsey Directly connecting artists with fans in a unique entertainment experience for an ever-expanding audience craved by sponsors, the Alpha Media radio broadcast company created the Skype Live Studio in Portland, Oregon. Musical artist media tours have long been a staple of traditional album launch and tour promotion. Artists visit local radio stations … Read more…

News Channel Nebraska Expands Rural Coverage With TriCaster

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By Heather Halsey Throughout his diverse career, Mike Flood has worn many hats: attorney, speaker of the Nebraska legislature, gubernatorial candidate and “Sideshow Mike,” the morning stuntman on B-100. While Flood still practices law, he has hung up his politician’s hat to focus on bringing local news to those in rural Nebraska by expanding his … Read more…

The Weather Company’s NDI Forecast: It’s A Game Changer

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End-to-end IP-driven workflow creates ‘virtualized satellite center’ for increased efficiency and productivity, reduced overhead and complexity, better on-air product, and a greater competitive edge By Claudia Kienzle With its recent adoption of NewTek’s NDI™—Network Device Interface—the digital video team at The Weather Company, an IBM Business, has hit the technology jackpot of doing more with … Read more…

NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 Available Now

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NewTek™ is pleased to announce the immediate availability of NewTek TalkShow VS 4000, the  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 integrates multi-channel video calling to enable instant connection and live interaction online via Skype … Read more…

One Million NDI-Enabled Products Already In The Hands Of Customers

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“NDI has already exceeded our wildest expectations and confirmed our belief that the industry’s transition to IP-based workflows would happen sooner than most people expected.” — Dr. Andrew Cross, President and Chief Technology Officer for NewTek Network Device Interface, NewTek’s free enabling technology for live production IP workflows over Ethernet networks continues to gain momentum … Read more…