NAB 2015: NewTek Developer Network Partners

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For NAB 2015 more than a dozen new partners have joined the NewTek Developer Network (NDN) and more than a dozen new products have been released with integration with NewTek production systems, including the first integrated product for the new TalkShow video calling production system.  Here, in photos and videos, are some of the companies … Read more…

Announcing TriCaster Advanced Edition

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We are very excited to introduce TriCaster™ Advanced Edition, an option available for all current TriCaster models, TriCaster Mini through TriCaster 8000.  TriCaster Advanced Edition is geared to elevate production capability to new heights, without new hardware. Packed with more than 60 new advancements, TriCaster Advanced Edition sets unprecedented visual, productivity and workflow standards for … Read more…

Announcing NewTek 3Play Mini Portable Sports Live Production Suite

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We are pleased to announce the new 3Play Mini – we’ve taken all the power of our 3Play complete sports live production suite and made it just outrageously portable.  The four-input 3Play Mini fits in a backpack with room to spare, and you can hold it in one hand.  A broad range of integrated capabilities … Read more…

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…

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…

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…

Live Streaming the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Finals from Dubai

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by Claudia Kienzle DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES––With the spectacular Dubai cityscape as its backdrop, the 2014 Flyboard World Cup Championship drew close to 100 professional flyboarders from 22 countries that came to compete in this fledgling but exciting new extreme watersport. This competition took place in a bay near the Persian Gulf in early December … Read more…

Liquor Control Board of Ontario Uses Simple In-House Video Workflow To Train Employees and Reach Out To Customers

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by Genevieve Tomney The room is dark, but for the lights trained on a high-top counter in the middle of the set, dotted with all of the spirits, mixes, garnishes and bar tools needed to make the hottest cocktails for the holiday season. Three cameras are pointed on the host and her guest. The director … 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…

The Low Cost 3-Camera Production Recipe

The Canon XA10 HD is ideal for studio and/or location work and offers a handy flip-out HD viewscreen. Here, used here by a KRGV-TV5, shooter, it helped that station win an Emmy Award.

By George Avgerakis The most basic online video production is a lecture or webinar – one guy in front of a camera, perhaps with slides or graphics.  Universities, hospitals, corporations and even garage mechanics are making these shows and many are making money.  But audiences are starting to demand more quality.  Soon, multi-cameras, animated graphics … Read more…