AV Media Enriches Exhibits Throughout National September 11 Memorial and Museum

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To picture the events of a given time and place for most of human history, we must rely on artifacts and imagination.  For the defining events of our own age, however, we have photographs, videos, and audio recordings from a few to sometimes up to hundreds of observers on the scene, both professional news teams … Read more…

Paving New Roads With NDI®

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By Jimmy Goucher Have you ever had one of those conversations that was so deep and packed full of knowledge that it took days to digest? The kind of conversation that made you feel as though your brain had actually gained mass? I recently had one of those conversations with a colleague and friend, John … Read more…

NDI™ Central Live Taps Unprecedented Power of NDI at NAB 2017

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By Claudia Kienzle NDI Central Live—a webcast that streamed live from NewTek’s booth during the 2017 NAB Show—showcased interviews with executives of key NDI developer companies and end users, among other guests, while demonstrating the true power and reliability of NDI™ (Network Device Interface) video over IP networking technology. Produced and hosted by Rex Olson, … Read more…

Washington High School Connects with Community Through Live Broadcasting

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By: Heather Halsey On Oct. 14, 2016, Anacortes High School opened the doors to its new Seahawks Stadium with a sold-out homecoming football game crowd and a flood of community support, all made possible by the passage of an $86.9 million bond in 2015. As the state-of-the-art facility opened, the Washington school’s Broadcast Club entered … Read more…

Q&A With Jef Kethley of LiveSports

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By Ned Soseman Jef Kethley is president of LiveSports, LLC. Three years ago, his company spun off from longtime NewTek friend and reseller PIZAZZ, to exclusively handle the growing live sporting event production work his organization was doing. We interviewed Jef for a recent story about using NDI in live sports productions covering professional tennis … Read more…

Hotel Room TV Studio Is Suite Success for Young Hollywood

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By: Brian Leopold The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills is a shimmering diamond at the epicenter of the entertainment world. It’s the place Hollywood celebrities go to be seen and to publicize their latest movies, TV shows, musical projects or celebrity events. Almost every day, some notable from the world of entertainment talks to … Read more…

Jr. High Students Learn Media Production on Professional Multi-Camera Switcher

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Students at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth, Indiana, produce an ambitious daily news show for the school, acting as both on-camera talent and technical directors and equipment operators behind them. The production is now powered by a newly-acquired TriCaster 460. This addition has enabled them to work with green screen backgrounds and engage TriCaster’s virtual … Read more…

Election Day TV Coverage Finishes at Top of the Class

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By Brian Leopold Update! The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter has nominated the newscast in this story for an Emmy Award in the Student division, High School Newscast category: 2017 MID-ATLANTIC STUDENT NOMINEES NewTek congratulates Penn Trafford High School and the students who produced this newscast on their nomination! Election Day … Read more…

Portland’s Skype Live Studio Connects Audiences With Touring Bands, 300 Times a Year

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By Heather Halsey Directly connecting artists with fans in a unique entertainment experience for an ever-expanding audience craved by sponsors, the Alpha Media radio broadcast company created the Skype Live Studio in Portland, Oregon. Musical artist media tours have long been a staple of traditional album launch and tour promotion. Artists visit local radio stations … Read more…

News Channel Nebraska Expands Rural Coverage With TriCaster

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By Heather Halsey Throughout his diverse career, Mike Flood has worn many hats: attorney, speaker of the Nebraska legislature, gubernatorial candidate and “Sideshow Mike,” the morning stuntman on B-100. While Flood still practices law, he has hung up his politician’s hat to focus on bringing local news to those in rural Nebraska by expanding his … Read more…