NAB 2017: Interview with Sinbad, Comedy Legend and Internet TV Pioneer

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Comedy legend Sinbad came to the NewTek booth at NAB 2017 to look at getting the essentials for his newest project, a new Internet channel with multiple shows. Sinbad was among the first to pioneer making shows for “Internet TV,” well before video became a thing, let alone the biggest thing, on the Internet. He used NewTek’s … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Rob Chickering of Blaze TV

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Rob Chickering is both a well-known radio engineer respected in his profession, and a pioneer in the growth of visual radio, wherein a radio show is live-streamed to more fully engage audiences. Chickering relates the transition of the legendary Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show: from a simple webcam to using a traditional switcher and … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Geoff Fox, the Work-at-Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is an award-winning weatherman with over 30 years experience and one of our favorite customers. After 27 years at a New England television station, Fox and his wife decided they were ready to move on to warmer weather in California. Fox had an idea for reporting the weather without leaving his house. The cars came out … Read more…

NewTek TriCaster® Offers Native Support OF JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ Cameras

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JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, has announced that NewTek TriCaster® multi-camera video production systems will offer native support of JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ network video production cameras. JVC will demonstrate its PTZ cameras at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev. TriCaster offers control … Read more…

ChyronHego Advances Software-Driven Workflows with VPX Virtual Production Server

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ChyronHego has announced they will preview the all-new VPX Virtual Production Server at the 2017 NAB Show. VPX is a virtual server platform for hosting end-to-end live production workflows. By enabling broadcast news operations to run critical content creation and playout software in a virtualized, IT-based environment, VPX powers highly efficient, cost-effective, and easy-to-manage production … Read more…

NewTek Chats with NABShow Live in Pre-NAB Interview

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Broadcast Beat is partnering with NABShow to bring NABShow Live to audiences around the world for the second year in a row. Leading up to the show, host Ryan Salazar is interviewing exhibitors and speakers to give viewers a head’s up on the big news and topics of NABShow 2017. In this episode, Salazar, speaks … Read more…

Live Church Production: Stream to the World with Tools that Fit in Your Pocket

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“NewTek opens a whole new world in the way we approach church-based media production with NDI™,” says Jimmy Goucher, in his Writeswitch blog. “The people over at NewTek knocked the ball out of the park with their new idea.” What has Goucher excited is that NewTek NDI can send pristine video over the network. This … Read more…

Introducing TriCaster® TC1 – The First Affordable End-to-End 4K IP Video Production System

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16 Inputs and Output Resolutions up to 2160p60 with No Compromises NewTek™ is pleased to announce TriCaster® TC1, the culmination of more than a decade of IP video experience for multi-camera live production, with uncompromising support for 4K UHD switching, live streaming, recording, data-driven graphics, virtual sets, social media publishing and more. Continuing innovation around … 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…

Europe: Sports Venues and Franchises Grow Fans and Revenues with Media Production

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Formerly sports coverage was something that broadcasters did and that teams and venues simply cooperated with (for revenue, when possible).  Video coverage was pretty much reserved to major league sports teams playing in major stadiums and arenas.  The rise of ever-more-affordable in-venue displays, high-bandwidth internet for low-cost media distribution, and economical but powerful professional-quality integrated … Read more…