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…

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…

NDI and the Future of IP

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An excerpt from Dr. Andrew Cross in today’s Broadcast Engineering Extra from TV Technology: “I should say our attempt with NDI is not to circumvent standards bodies. I have reached out to everybody who has worked on each one of these different standards and said “Look, we’ve got this huge installed base. We’re making it very … Read more…

IP: “Integrated Production” or “Ignore Pessimists”?

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“Today’s smartphone owners carry more powerful video technology in their pockets than the best state-of-the-art TV broadcast or production facilities could provide two decades ago at any price.” In this well-written article in the Broadcast Bridge, Ned Soseman tracks the evolution of digital video production from its 1970’s roots all the way to the current … Read more…

The Changing Face of Video Over IP

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TV Technology put together a thorough roundup of the latest technologies competing to be the standard that takes video production to IP.  There are a lot of candidates, each with a group of industry supporters.   Each has advantages, most have significant drawbacks, such as the inability to handle 4K, royalty costs, the need for signal conversion … Read more…

Advanced IP Workflow: What They’re Saying

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Prior to IBC 2015, NewTek announced NewTek Advanced IP Workflow, a ground-breaking vision for the future of our industry based on our Network Device Interface (NDI™), a royalty-free open protocol for IP-based video production. Leveraging investments most customers have already made in SDI cameras and standard Ethernet networks, Advanced IP Workflow makes it possible to … Read more…