Live Streaming Northwestern University’s Dance Marathon

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For 42 years, one of the biggest student philanthropy events in the nation has been the annual Northwestern University Dance Marathon.  In each of the last few years, over 1,000 students participated in the event raising over $1 million each year for their designated charities. For a dozen years, Northwestern University Advanced Media Production Studio … Read more…

PTZOptics Shares NewTek NDI Playbook with Video Producers

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We’re jazzed about the possibilities of NewTek Network Device Interface or NDI™, of course. What’s humbling and gratifying is that many others in the industry are as well. PTZOptics has gone so far as to prepare a “NewTek NDI Playbook.” The Playbook pictures workflows for the Broadcast, Education and House of Worship vertical markets, as … Read more…

Ryerson University’s Newest Radio Studios Stream Live with TriCaster

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Radio is evolving to survive and to prosper in the Information Age. Over the air, radio is an audio-only medium that people listen to in their cars, on the bus or the subway, going from point to point. On the internet, however, radio is live television, with multiple cameras capturing the show’s talent, and in … Read more…

NDI Raises Questions About Cameras & Capture Cards

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Tom Sinclair devotes this episode of Streaming Idiots to NewTek Network Device Interface™ (NDI™), with this comment coming early in the show: “We were talking in the pre-show about the French Revolution, and how there were so many attempts to start a revolution that never really took…but at one point, somebody started something, and it … Read more…

NewBay Media & NewTek Event Series: In Person or Online

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  Join us and NewBay Media for this series of panel discussions featuring broadcast industry leaders focused on the new era of video production and delivery – content more compelling than ever, at lower costs on tighter schedules.  Learn how you can pull it off, in style and profitably. Attend the events in person at … Read more…

An Inside Look at TriCaster Advanced Edition with IP Workflow

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Welcome to the new era of video production: IP Workflow for the rest of us. In this video Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek President and CTO, Rex Olson, and Don Ballance explain and demonstrate how you can make the transition to IP-based video production with equipment you may already own. TriCaster® Advanced Edition now incorporates NDI™, … Read more…

Harvard Athletics Centralizes Control Room For Simultaneous Broadcasts

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Harvard Athletics set a goal of covering more of the University’s sports–football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, fencing, track, swimming, etc.–even when different competitions are taking place simultaneously. Rather than moving multiple large-scale video production suites from venue to venue, they created a high-powered production control room that takes camera feeds from multiple venues to produce and … Read more…

NDI and the Future of IP

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An excerpt from Dr. Andrew Cross in today’s Broadcast Engineering Extra from TV Technology: “I should say our attempt with NDI is not to circumvent standards bodies. I have reached out to everybody who has worked on each one of these different standards and said “Look, we’ve got this huge installed base. We’re making it very … Read more…

A Week in the Life of a (Very Busy) NewTek 3Play Operator

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UK sports fans follow as wide a range of sports as any country in the world, and a skilled replay operator may end up packing a variety of production types into a given week.  Certified NewTek 3Play operator Tom Ellis finds himself working several venues ranging from cricket to boxing to football (soccer) to a … Read more…

Philadelphia’s Cathedral Upgrades A/V for Pope’s Visit

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The 150-year-old Philadelphia landmark, Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, was chosen to host a Papal Mass during the Pope’s recent visit to the United States.  Installing modern AV equipment into construction of this age is always a challenge, but a historic house of worship about to be on display to a world … Read more…