Sports Video Group: NewTek TriCasters Stream Live from South by Southwest

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Full Article on Sports Video Group   Sports Video Group spoke with Philip Nelson, Chief Relationship Officer for NewTek, and  Scott Wilcox, Director of Technology for South by Southwest (SXSW), about the live production teams that brought a wide range of festival events to a worldwide audience via live streaming.  For the sixth year in … Read more…

King of Hammers 2015 Broadcasts Take AJA Gear Off-Roading

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AJA is one of the many best of breed companies with products like KUMO SDI routers that make up the NewTek Developer Network. KUMO routers not only compliment a robust TriCaster workflow, they are optimized to integrate seamlessly into it. Here’s a story we found about an off road race that was just as challenging … Read more…

NABShow 2015: NewTek Hosts Broadcast Minds™: Content Leaders Chart Broadcast’s Future

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Today’s media creators are always pushing the envelope – finding new ways to make and share video content. To spotlight these innovators, NewTek hosts Broadcast Minds™, where industry leaders discuss the future of broadcast communications. Panelists will include: Leo Laporte: Moderator; Founder and Owner of TWiT.TV, Leo has been one of the industry’s top tech … Read more…

Greenscreen and Virtual Sets Tutorial with the NewTek TriCaster Mini

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Streaming Media Producer brings you a look by Jan Ozer at what the TriCaster Mini™ green-screen and virtual set capabilities can add to your productions.  Sponsored by Videoguys.com, the tutorial gives a thorough introduction to the TriCaster Mini, and then demonstrates using one of the built-in virtual sets with a $30 green-screen setup to make … Read more…

Streaming Media Producer: Review: NewTek TriCaster Mini–Small Package, Big Potential

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Streaming Media Producer has posted an in-depth review of the NewTek TriCaster Mini™ by contributing editor Tim Siglin, replete with information, illustrations and commentary.  Siglin notes that his emphasis is on elements of design and workflow that make the TriCaster Mini worth considering rather than just discussing the size versus power, but does take a … Read more…

Technologies For Worship: A New England Bible-Teaching Church uses TriCaster to further its mission

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TriCaster is turning 10 years old this year. Houses of worship were early adopters of TriCaster back in those days due to its position of strength for organizations that needed to communicate through video to multiple screens and audiences on a very limited budget and limted manpower––in the case of many churches, volunteer manpower with … Read more…

The Inside Story on Cutting Live for Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours on MTV

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Mitch Jacobson of Category Five Studios shared a behind-the-scenes look at the people and equipment used to produce the Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours, on MTV March 9th, in Category Five’s blog.  Noteworthy is that the production made use of two TriCaster 8000 units and their mirror mode, which ensures that high-end mission-critical live production goes … Read more…

Live Streaming the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Finals from Dubai

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by Claudia Kienzle DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES––With the spectacular Dubai cityscape as its backdrop, the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Championship drew close to 100 professional flyboarders from 22 countries that came to compete in this fledgling but exciting new extreme watersport. This competition took place in a bay near the Persian Gulf in early December … Read more…

SXSW 2015: PayPal SXSW Social Media Lounge – “Live” Sparks with Audiences

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The live-streamed programming from the PayPal SXSW Social Media Lounge provided some examples of how live shows connect and spark with audiences. “Live” after all offers spontaneity – real people in front of you right now with no script (or the ability to willfully ignore script and director if they choose!). That’s a draw for … Read more…

SXSW 2015: “What’s Trending” Streams Live from the Samsung Lounge

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Hosting a “Blogger Lounge” at large trade and festival events to draw social influencers together has become a major opportunity for companies to get quality time and good will for the brand with key social media communicators.  SXSW, for example, has gone from having one such lounge a few years ago, to having a long … Read more…