Jr. High Students Learn Media Production on Professional Multi-Camera Switcher

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Students at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth, Indiana, produce an ambitious daily news show for the school, acting as both on-camera talent and technical directors and equipment operators behind them. The production is now powered by a newly-acquired TriCaster 460. This addition has enabled them to work with green screen backgrounds and engage TriCaster’s virtual … Read more…

Networks, Miracles, and Video Production

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In a new article, RedShark News examines three of the most important factors that IP workflow offers to video production.  The major emphasis is on how the workflow is able to carry multiple channels at high quality with one network cable as opposed to multiple video cables, one required for each video source. We’d add … Read more…

NewTek and Panasonic Simplify IP Setup With NewTek AutoLink™

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Panasonic and NewTek have announced NewTek AutoLink™, a new software application which detects and automatically connects to network-based PTZ cameras. The presence of IP cameras is automatically detected from NewTek TriCaster® and the IP Series Video Mix Engine. Cameras become immediately available for use in networked video production workflows without any additional configuration, saving valuable … Read more…

BuffVision Rolls Out Pac-12 Conference Live Sports on Twitter

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The University of Colorado Buffaloes (CU) sports production group, BuffVision, drew the lead when the Pac-12 Conference determined to begin live-streaming sports coverage via Twitter.  Pac-12 struck a deal with Twitter to stream nine games this year and kicked off the package with a women’s soccer match between CU and Oregon on October 6, 2016. “It … Read more…

NewTek™ TriCaster™ Wins Streaming Media 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

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Streaming Media has announced the winners of the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards.  NewTek™ TriCaster™ was voted the Best Video Mixer/Switcher (More than $5000) by the readers. TriCaster is the most complete multi-camera production systems on the planet, with live-switching, recording, projection, broadcast, live-streaming, graphics, text, keying, virtual sets, and more in an integrated … Read more…

University of Pennsylvania Equips Med School for Online Course Production

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Ivy League school University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has equipped the Perelman School of Medicine with a complete in-house video production studio.  The school uses the studio to record course lectures, training videos, and to create content for the university’s open online education companies.  At the heart of the production suite is TriCaster, providing both multi-camera … Read more…

NewTek at IBC 2016

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The NewTek team came to Amsterdam for IBC 2016  to show the Future Of Broadcasting, and by all accounts, delivered. On display were: A complete new ecosystem of production tools, the NewTek IP Series, that set a new standard and a new paradigm for high-end facility production with robust hybrid IP/SDI workflow In partnership with Wowza, … Read more…

Seacrest Foundation Provides Media Production Studios for Pediatric Hospitals

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The Ryan Seacrest Foundation has built media production facilities for several pediatric hospitals across the country, with the goal “for patients to explore the creative realms of Radio, Television and New Media, that will aid in the healing process for children and their families during their stay” (from Seacrest Studio’s What We Do).  The 10th … Read more…

NewsMaker Systems Adopts Software-Driven IP Workflows with NewTek NDI™

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NewsMaker Systems has announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI™), throughout its full line of products. NewsMaker is the real-time bridge between MOS-enabled newsroom computer systems and NewTek TriCaster® and IP Series multi-camera video production systems. NewsMaker monitors media assets created for playout in the TriCaster and the NewTek IP … Read more…

University of Portland Live Sports Streaming Scores on Comcast

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University of Portland’s Jose Nevarez, Director of Live Video Production, recently spoke with Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat about the sports program’s successful expansion to broadcast. The sports video team uses a TriCaster 860 with TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI™ and 3Play 425 as the heart of the production workflow which allows them to stream … Read more…