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…

Dr. Andrew Cross: NewTek’s Advanced IP Workflow (Part 2)

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“Get the device on the network.” In Part 2 of this four-part video series, Dr. Andrew Cross, President and CTO of NewTek, lays out the vision of how IP-based workflows will fundamentally change the nature of video production, where anything on the network can be used by anyone in the production. See the rest of … Read more…

NewTek TalkShow Expands Possibilities for Election Coverage

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NewTek’s TalkShow video calling system is being used in Spain to enable journalists, experts and analysts from across the self-governing region of Andalusia to offer daily video analysis of the recent election campaign. Leading Spanish newspaper, El Pais, enlisted TalkShow as one of the key tools in publishing high quality video interviews and reports from remote … Read more…

Auburn University Student Government Association Approves TriCaster 460 Purchase

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On Monday, April 27, the Auburn University Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously approved funds toward the purchase of NewTek TriCaster™ 460 for Auburn’s Eagle Eye TV newsroom.   The integrated multi-camera live production and streaming system replaces an older model TriCaster and will be used for all production by Eagle Eye TV, including live shows and … 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…

Viewers Get Faster Access to News on TheStreet

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Traders, investors and just about anyone else who likes their financial news with equal measures of “booyah” and bravado are bound to know Jim Cramer and his popular nightly “Mad Money” show on CNBC. His legendary rants, frenetic caller lightning rounds, as well as his copious use of props and sound effects, coupled with a … Read more…

A Revolutionary WAAY to Produce Live News

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When the ABC affiliate, WAAY-TV decided to transition from standard-def. to hi-def. they faced a typical local station challenge—they needed to create the most visually dynamic and competitive HD newscasts on a very limited budget. After extensive research, they chose TriCaster. Using TriCaster in a new and innovative way, the engineering team at WAAY connected … Read more…