NABShow 2015: NewTek TriCaster Streams Waskul.TV Live from StudioXperience

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NABShow StudioXperience, showcasing production technologies within a working studio space created on the exhibit floor, is a tradition of many years standing.  Intel is the platinum sponsor for StudioXperience, and other showcased vendors in the booth are NewTek, HP, and Scale Logic.  Intel’s Waskul.TV will stream interviews with broadcast technology leaders full-time throughout the exhibition, … Read more…

Sienna Announces Sienna AutomationX Integration with TriCaster for Automated Broadcast Production

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Sienna has announced Sienna AutomationX now includes TriCaster support for integrated automated production control for news, sports, live events and multi-camera production.  Sienna AutomationX integration with TriCaster allows for seamless automation of the TriCaster with a wide variety of MOS production systems, including newsroom systems ENPS, Inception, iNews, Octopus, and OpenMedia.  Sienna and TriCaster integration … Read more…

Vizrt first to integrate with NewTek’s TalkShow for journalist control of live Skype feeds

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Full announcement (click here) Vizrt, a leading provider of production tools for the digital media industry, has announced it will be the first company to integrate with TalkShow VS-100, the video calling production system from NewTek. TalkShow gives television studios and live video producers the ability to use Skype’s 300 million users as guest speakers … Read more…

The Maverik Center ‘Ices’ Live Broadcasts: Sports Video Group Article

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      Maverik Center in Salt Lake Valley, Utah, hosts numerous entertainment and sporting events, graduation ceremonies for a local college, and the Utah Grizzlies, an ECHL minor-league hockey team.  For the games, the Center’s A/V crew previously used modest SD equipment to feed video highlights to two large arena screens plus televisions located … Read more…

Can Multi-Camera Live Streaming Save the Live Theater Industry?

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by Kathryn Jones The problem: Audiences for live theater are in the midst of a ten year decline. How do we attract a new generation of supporters? I am a theater lover. I have been an actor all my adult life. I went to college for theater, I apprenticed at a major regional theater, I moved to NY … Read more…

Greenscreen and Virtual Sets Tutorial with the NewTek TriCaster Mini

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Streaming Media Producer brings you a look by Jan Ozer at what the TriCaster Mini™ green-screen and virtual set capabilities can add to your productions.  Sponsored by Videoguys.com, the tutorial gives a thorough introduction to the TriCaster Mini, and then demonstrates using one of the built-in virtual sets with a $30 green-screen setup to make … Read more…

Streaming Media Producer: Review: NewTek TriCaster Mini–Small Package, Big Potential

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Streaming Media Producer has posted an in-depth review of the NewTek TriCaster Mini™ by contributing editor Tim Siglin, replete with information, illustrations and commentary.  Siglin notes that his emphasis is on elements of design and workflow that make the TriCaster Mini worth considering rather than just discussing the size versus power, but does take a … Read more…

The Inside Story on Cutting Live for Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours on MTV

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Mitch Jacobson of Category Five Studios shared a behind-the-scenes look at the people and equipment used to produce the Beyonce Dance-a-Thon 24 Hours, on MTV March 9th, in Category Five’s blog.  Noteworthy is that the production made use of two TriCaster 8000 units and their mirror mode, which ensures that high-end mission-critical live production goes … Read more…

SXSW 2015: “What’s Trending” Streams Live from the Samsung Lounge

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Hosting a “Blogger Lounge” at large trade and festival events to draw social influencers together has become a major opportunity for companies to get quality time and good will for the brand with key social media communicators.  SXSW, for example, has gone from having one such lounge a few years ago, to having a long … Read more…

How Multi-Camera Production Dramatically Improves Your Training and Company Meeting Videos

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By Steve Hullfish: Meeting planners, video producers and trainers all have something in common. They have to figure out how to engage an audience with content that is produced cost-effectively. A boring meeting or training session is actually worse than none at all, because the participants have wasted otherwise productive time that can lead to … Read more…