Philip Nelson Talks NDI™ and TalkShow® VS-4000

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Sports Video Group’s Brandon Costa sat down just before NAB 2016 for a talk with Philip Nelson, Chief Relationship Officer at NewTek. In the SVG interview, Philip breaks down NewTek’s impact on IP workflows with NDI™, on video call management for broadcast with TalkShow® VS 100, and shares the details on the new model TalkShow … Read more…

TalkShow® VS 4000 Multi-Channel Video Calling System

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April 14, 2016: NewTek today announced NewTek TalkShow® VS 4000, the only professional, multi-channel video calling production system for both SDI and IP workflows, designed exclusively for conducting multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls simultaneously. NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 enables instant connection and live interaction with any combination or sequence of contacts in the world … Read more…

Meet Skype TX 4, the latest studio-grade broadcast solution from Skype

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April 14, 2016: Microsoft’s Skype in Media introduced Skype TX 4, a new edition of the studio-grade version of Skype for broadcast and media production.  Among other advances, Skype TX 4 allows for multi-channel video call management appliances, moving from a hardware requirement of one Skype TX box handling one call, to one box being … 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…

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…

North Penn Skypes In Alumni For Cable TV Programming

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By Allie Gavette North Penn is a K-12 school district in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that operates its very own cable TV station. In conjunction with the alumni association, the district extended its programming in the Spring of 2014 to connect with alumni who have gone on to pursue careers all over the country and around … Read more…

VICE Media, Skype, and Participatory TV Journalism

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VICE News is a new breed of news organization.  They look to inform people in ways traditional media never could and bring perspectives of ordinary people everywhere to a worldwide audience. New technologies help create a new, global, participatory form of television journalism. Skype in Media recently talked to VICE News about their mission, and the tools … Read more…

Crowd-Funded Live Broadcast Web Series Shoots For the Stars

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By Allie Gavette With high-grossing films like Gravity, Interstellar, and The Martian, it seems like interest in space exploration is growing in popular culture. TMRO (pronounced “Tomorrow”) is a weekly online live broadcast show focusing on human exploration of the cosmos—getting humans off planet Earth to the moon or Mars. The organization is comprised of … Read more…

Skype TX Brings Students to Clinton Global Initiative Session

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The Clinton Global Initiative brings together thousands of leaders from all walks of life around the world, from heads of state to CEOs to Nobel Laureates and more, to work on developing solutions for world problems. At the concluding session of the four-day 2015 annual meeting in New York, Chelsea Clinton hosted a discussion with … Read more…