Independent Review of NewTek Connect Spark™

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“[NewTek Connect Spark] has already become an integral part of my workflow around here, especially now, as I can put cameras in places I couldn’t put them before.” – Lon Seidman Lon Seidman, tech reviewer, and proprietor of YouTube channel Lon.TV, purchased a NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI-to-NDI converter to add to his TriCaster® Mini based … Read more…

NewTek Connect Pro Now Supporting 4K SDI to NDI® with Bluefish444

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Bluefish444 SDI cards send and receive 4K NDI video and audio over IP to support interconnected production workflows with NewTek Connect Pro Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, for the professional video industry, announces NewTek Connect Pro support for Bluefish444’s Epoch … Read more…

Soliton announces NewTek NDI® integration for IBC

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Mobile cameras for outside broadcast are not typically networked attached and still rely on traditional baseband technology such as HDMI or HD-SDI. By adopting NDI® from NewTek on our receiving platform, we are allowing outside broadcasters to take advantage of IP workflows without the need to change their mobile camera infrastructure. – Mark Andrews, Head … Read more…

NewTek LivePanel™ Advances IP Workflows with Browser-Based Remote User Interfaces

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–Simplifies operation allowing users to build their own workflows that can be driven from any browser– NewTek is pleased to introduce NewTek LivePanel™, a fully customizable browser-based control system that is now included with NewTek IP Series multi-camera production systems and optionally available for TriCaster® TC1. Accessible from smart-phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop devices – … Read more…

AV Media Enriches Exhibits Throughout National September 11 Memorial and Museum

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To picture the events of a given time and place for most of human history, we must rely on artifacts and imagination.  For the defining events of our own age, however, we have photographs, videos, and audio recordings from a few to sometimes up to hundreds of observers on the scene, both professional news teams … Read more…

BC Live Drives VidCon 2017 Live Stream Show with NDI®

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— 3 Days – 27.5 hours of content – 465,000 views — VidCon is the annual major YouTuber convention and shares the fun with the world via the VidCon Live streaming show from the convention floor. LA-based BC Live, partnered with Ego 360, produced VidCon Live again for the 2017 convention; owner Brett Collins shares … Read more…

weather.com Chases the Eclipse with NewTek NDI®

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On August 21, millions of viewers are expected to watch the rare total solar eclipse. To experience the solar eclipse in real time as it moves coast to coast, The Weather Channel, weather.com and Twitter have teamed up to live stream the epic event. Kicking off at noon ET, “Chasing Eclipse 2017” will immerse viewers in totalities from 10 … Read more…

BET Betting Big on IP Workflows

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By Ellen Camloh  A History of Firsts In 1980, BET (Black Entertainment Television) became the first television network in the United States primarily devoted to African-American viewers. In 1991, the network’s then-parent company became the first black-owned company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. And recently, the network scored another first, this … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Jose Nevarez of the University of Portland

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Jose Nevarez, director of live video production at the University of Portland, came to the NewTek booth at NABShow 2017 for a conversation about UP’s growing sports broadcast and streaming program, and a look at NewTek IP Series and TriCaster® TC1 for their future growth. The University formerly contracted out live production, and the contractor … Read more…

Live News Production Simplified

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By Ned Soseman TV news may not be rocket science, but the technical complexity of TV stations that produce local news rivals a moon-shot. TV newsrooms are as unique as their call letters. The uniqueness includes the wide spectrum of technical gear supporting the local news operations and live newscast production. In the analog days, … Read more…