How Integrated Production Systems Are Going IP

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Claudia Kienzle provides a detailed look at how integrated production systems are adopting IP, giving rise to a new, Ethernet-driven multi-camera workflow.  In addition, a variety of specialized tools are now using IP to provide the interoperation that video makers still want even when they have chosen an integrated platform over creating a custom workflow … Read more…

How’s And Why’s of Networks For Video Production Explained

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RedShark News’ David Shapton shares concise insights on how and why networks, long a means for distribution of video, can become an asset to video production.  He cuts through the mysteries of just how networks work with simple, straightforward explanations of the basic concepts – just what you need to understand, without all the devilish … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross: Focusing On IP’s Real-World Capabilities

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In a recent one-on-one interview with Adrian Pennington of Streaming Media, Dr. Andrew Cross, CTO and President of NewTek, positions NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI) among the competing protocols for packaging video and audio over IP networks. “We are not against any of the other [protocols],” he says. “We work closely with them and we’ve … Read more…

IP Solutions for Audience Call-in Management

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The Broadcast Bridge offers an overview of IP solutions for handling audience call-ins that are displacing traditional telephone lines and equipment in both live television and live radio. Among the use cases covered is Sky News, a 24-hour international, multi-media, news operation based in Britain where four NewTek TalkShow units are used in their west … 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…

Pre-Review of vMix 17 with NewTek NDI™

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“I think it’s going to be stunning. The more it’s out there and the more people think about it, the more uses people are going to come up with for it. The first 23 times people talked to me about NDI, I didn’t get it, but I’m beginning to get it now, and I’m beginning … 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…

vMix: “Let’s Talk About the Future” and NewTek NDI™

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During the first 12 or so minutes of this January 2016 live webcast, the good folks at vMix recap their 2015 year in review. Then at precisely 12:48, they transition. “Let’s talk about the future.” To say they are excited about their early beta version vMix 17 with support for NewTek’s NDI™ would be an … Read more…

The Different Approaches to IP by Switcher Manufacturers

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James Careless surveys the landscape of evolving IP solutions for video production in this recent TV Technology article. He finds switcher vendors are of more than one mind as to the likely way forward with respect to standards, but all share a healthy caution about proceeding too fast and too far toward IP-centric products. A … Read more…