NewTek TriCaster® Offers Native Support OF JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ Cameras

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JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, has announced that NewTek TriCaster® multi-camera video production systems will offer native support of JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ network video production cameras. JVC will demonstrate its PTZ cameras at the 2017 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev. TriCaster offers control … 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Yellow Conference: Live Streaming Change to the World

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  “The Yellow Conference is a gathering for creative, entrepreneurial women who want to use their stories and their skills and their talents to serve the greater good, and ultimately make a difference in the world,” said Joanna Waterfall, Yellow’s visionary and founder.  To take this gathering beyond the limits of the meeting room, Yellow … 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…

Forecasting Nebraska Weather from a California Garage

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Adweek’s TVSpy profiled Geoff Fox, meteorologist for News Channel Nebraska, a broadcast station in Norfolk, NE serving a large swath of the state’s small towns via cable and streaming. You may recall we took an in-depth look at Geoff Fox and his setup here a few months ago. Fox makes use of the macro command-driven capabilities … Read more…

Roller Derby Revival Fueled by Live Sports Production

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The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) has brought the sport of roller derby, essentially dead at the end of the 20th century, back from small beginnings in Austin, TX to an international amateur phenomenon with hundreds of leagues and thousands of teams worldwide.  Roller Derby’s revival is so complete that it is one of … Read more…