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…

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…

IG Finds Strong Video Program Gives the Edge in a Competitive Market

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Cost-effective production solution also multiplied the possibilities   IG is a global leader in online trading and an established member of the FTSE 250, with sales offices in 17 countries and over 136,000 clients worldwide. In addition to offering traditional stock market advice and trading information, the London office wanted to provide something extra for … Read more…

In-House TV Studio a Highlight for Retirement Community Residents

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Retirement communities across the country are finding that in-house video production capabilities and an in-house channel mean a lot to residents, both as relevant viewing and as an opportunity for learning and activity.  An in-house channel can go a long way toward building a sense of community among the people who have come together in … Read more…

Muscle Shoals Teacher Sees Past and Future in Media Production

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Randy Bruce, high school teacher, and long-time musician/songwriter was recently interviewed by Forbes Magazine writer George Howard on how his work with local students in media production has led to a resurgence in world awareness of the musical legacy of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  In addition to raising the profile of the area’s musical past, Bruce’s classes … Read more…

Squash Broadcasts and Streams its Way to Global Growth

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NewTek 3Play among the keys to creating engaging live stream and social media content that has driven growth The conventional wisdom on squash was once that it was not a game that could ever be amenable to television coverage, and it would never be globally popular. Both of those canards have circled the drain and … Read more…

Big South Conference Goes Big With TriCaster, 3Play and Vizrt For ESPN3

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  The Big South Conference is providing a new, fully integrated switcher-replay-graphics workflow to its 10 member universities to produce TV-ready content that meets the requirements for ESPN3 broadcasts and beyond. The new workflow is based on NewTek’s flagship TriCaster® 8000 multi-camera video production system equipped with TriCaster Advanced Edition software, NewTek’s 3Play™ 440 sports … Read more…

IP and Scalable Video Performance

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By Dr. Andrew Cross & Stephen W. Bowie The transition from analog to digital took nearly a quarter of a century and an act of Congress; the nonlinear revolution consumed another decade. By contrast, the transformation to an IP workflow is arriving like a bullet train, without legislation, sanction, or specification. In this article we … Read more…

Behind the Scenes: Harvard University on the Ivy League Digital Network

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Harvard University Athletics has one of the most ambitious sports video programs in the country, led by Imry Halevi, Director of Multimedia and Production. Halevi manages a program of internships which provide media students at Harvard and partnering schools with opportunities to work in every aspect of video production in the challenging environment of live … Read more…