Learning From The Best: Jose Burgos, TriCaster Rock Star

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By Brian Leopold José Burgos is a rock star. Everyone says so. He’s the Michael Jordan of the TriCaster, the Mohammed Ali of TalkShow, the Peyton Manning of 3Play. Sit José down in front of the TriCaster, and he’ll not only make it sing but tap dance as well. If you need the ceiling of … Read more…

Independent Review of NewTek Connect Spark™

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“[NewTek Connect Spark] has already become an integral part of my workflow around here, especially now, as I can put cameras in places I couldn’t put them before.” – Lon Seidman Lon Seidman, tech reviewer, and proprietor of YouTube channel Lon.TV, purchased a NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI-to-NDI converter to add to his TriCaster® Mini based … Read more…

weather.com Chases the Eclipse with NewTek NDI®

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On August 21, millions of viewers are expected to watch the rare total solar eclipse. To experience the solar eclipse in real time as it moves coast to coast, The Weather Channel, weather.com and Twitter have teamed up to live stream the epic event. Kicking off at noon ET, “Chasing Eclipse 2017” will immerse viewers in totalities from 10 … Read more…

NewTek IP Series and NDI® Systems Power Film Festival Studio and Streams

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“NDI made the setup of this temporary TV studio more easy and simple, because all audio and video distribution was carried out via Ethernet, and the one-and-only distribution device was the Ethernet switch.” – Michal Kyjonka, DISK Systems The organizers of the 57th Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Zlin, Czechoslovakia, put on an … Read more…

Kenyan Mosque Turns Positive Messages Into TV Station

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By E. Leigh Friday is the traditional day of congregational worship for Muslims, when millions come together in their local mosques for prayer. But on the other six days of the week, the world outside the mosque hears messages that paint a negative picture of the Islamic religion – messages that are drowning out the … Read more…

Oklahoma State University Simplifies Live Video Production

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By Heather Halsey From the Miss OSU Pageant to groundbreaking veterinary health research to its annual homecoming parade, there’s a lot happening at the Oklahoma State University five-campus system based in Stillwater. To document and share it all with the world online, the University established the OStateTV production team and dedicated video portal, OState.tv, in … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Geoff Fox, the Work-at-Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is an award-winning weatherman with over 30 years experience and one of our favorite customers. After 27 years at a New England television station, Fox and his wife decided they were ready to move on to warmer weather in California. Fox had an idea for reporting the weather without leaving his house. The cars came out … Read more…

Indonesian Telecom Company Drones Up Innovative Live Video Event

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By Howard Carder Indonesian mobile phone network provider, Telkomsel, was searching for a creative and memorable way to demonstrate their nationwide 4G coverage. As a testament to the strength of their network, Telkomsel wanted to host some type of non-traditional, real-time event based on solid-bandwidth mobile technology that was also interesting, fun and memorable. No … Read more…

NewTek™ TriCaster™ Wins Streaming Media 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

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Streaming Media has announced the winners of the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards.  NewTek™ TriCaster™ was voted the Best Video Mixer/Switcher (More than $5000) by the readers. TriCaster is the most complete multi-camera production systems on the planet, with live-switching, recording, projection, broadcast, live-streaming, graphics, text, keying, virtual sets, and more in an integrated … Read more…

TRNN Delivers Exclusive Coverage of DNC and RNC With Small Staff & Limited Budget

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By Heather Halsey Covering an event like the Democratic National Convention is no small feat even for major broadcast news networks, let alone a nonprofit online news network with a small staff and limited budget. But with some advanced planning and thinking on their feet, the staff at The Real News Network (TRNN) were able … Read more…