Big South Network Talks NewTek, Vizrt, and ESPN3

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  In this interview, Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat speaks with Mark Bryant, director of Multimedia for Big South Network (BSN), on the recent upgrades of their production facilities. Big South, for its twelfth year in digital production, advanced to its third generation of NewTek production equipment: TriCaster 8000 with TriCaster Advanced Edition software, and … 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…

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…

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…

Charlton Athletic Uses Video to Increase Fan Engagement and Sponsorship Revenue

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Our friends at WTS Broadcast in London generated this piece about the English football club, Charlton Athletic, and the new video board at their stadium. New production capabilities allow them to generate more sophisticated content along with instant and slow motion replays and gives them creative flexibility. The results are increased sponsorship revenue and better fan … Read more…

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gets Major AV Upgrade

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The track where the most advanced racing vehicles in the world are run was still using last-century standard-definition equipment in its AV facilities.  A modern makeover was no simple proposition, however, with a lot of history to respect and preserve, plus a complex web of sight-lines to protect for viewers in the stands.  One or … Read more…

NewTek Special Offer: Limited-Time Breakthrough Pricing on 3Play 4800 and 440 Models

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If you have been wanting to add instant replay and slow motion to your production capability, now is the time – NewTek is offering limited time special pricing on the 3Play 4800 and 440 – whether you are a school, sports organization or independent producer, you have a chance to get far more production power … Read more…

NBA Development League Live Streaming Brings the Game to the Fans

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The National Basketball Association offers the best basketball league in the world to fans, but is also the home of the second best league in the world, the NBA Development League (NBA D-League). The NBA is now taking the wraps off this “best kept secret” and giving fans access to more great basketball and a … Read more…

CVP.TV: Video Overview of NewTek at NAB 2015

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CVP.TV hit up NewTek UK’s production expert Chris Waddington for an overview of the major news from NewTek at NAB 2015. With crisp precision, Chris covers the highlights of: TriCaster Advanced Edition, the option that lets users of TriCaster current models boost their production capabilities to new heights, without new hardware; The new 3Play Mini … Read more…

Geekbeat.TV’s First Look at NewTek 3Play Mini

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GeekBeatTV has their first look at 3Play Mini on demand now on their home page and YouTube channel. NewTek CRO Philip Nelson described the workings of the new product for hosts John P. and Giovanni Gallucci in an interview last week at NABShow 2015. Philip’s discussion of the capabilities of the 3Play drew several “Wow” … Read more…