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…

TD Garden Delivers More Action for Fans, Speeds Workflow, Saves Money

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“Now you’re able to add professional-quality, slow motion replay at a fraction of the cost of what it used to be.” – John Mitchell, Director of Audio Visual at TD Garden. TD Garden credits NewTek solutions for fan-focused experience With on-ice action as compelling as it’s been, the hurdle for TD Garden’s audio-video department is … Read more…

The Dream Rolls On: John Lennon Educational Tour Bus for Europe

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New Lennon Bus Brings State-of-the-Art Mobile Production Studio to Students in UK and Europe John Lennon’s legacy will live on eternally in his music. But on a more practical level, his spirit has been evoked in the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. This amazing non-profit project provides young people with free access to the latest … Read more…

How Shift 4 Live Streamed South Pole Trek

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Ordinary live programs are unpredictable enough, but live programs featuring satellite link-ups to the South Pole, news stories, and panel discussions are the kind of thing that usually only mainstream broadcasters would attempt. Fortunately, broadcast facilities specialist Shift 4 and content marketing agency Captive Minds weren’t interested in being limited by the usual, so Shift … Read more…

Miss Universe Organization taps live streaming to build excitement for pageants

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How can an annual TV institution build an even bigger worldwide audience and give its well-established fan base a way to enjoy the event year round? Those were the questions facing the Miss Universe Organization a couple of years ago as it looked to build its brand, attract new, younger viewers and create a sense … Read more…

UK National Lottery Daily Draw Show Moves Online with New Workflow

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At the end of 2012, the UK National Lottery operator Camelot, in partnership with the BBC, which broadcasts the draw, updated the draw presentation formats. This change triggered a search for new production equipment and techniques. The Saturday evening show is televised and incorporates live performances, as well as the main draws. The challenge was … Read more…

WBAP Radio Live-Streams Welcome Home for Troops

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Radio personality Mark Davis of WBAP in Dallas, TX hosts a live broadcast of families welcoming home loved ones from service overseas at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. By live-streaming and making their shows and events available on demand, radio stations like WBAP can provide richer and more engaging content that grows their audience, builds loyalty, … Read more…

Country Music Hall of Fame Pioneers the Digital Museum Open to the World

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The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is pioneering the museum for the digital age: live-streaming provides unlimited virtual seating at concerts and other live events, and on-demand video makes compelling exhibits and experiences available to the world audience, anytime and anywhere. Learn more about Live Production and Streaming Read more Customer Stories

WebStream Productions finds business success living by the “90/20 Rule.”

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By B. A. Philips Many are familiar with the 80/20 Rule; it’s been applied to everything from wealth to work. It’s not uncommon to hear things like: “80 percent of the wealth is in the hands of 20 percent of the people;” or “80 percent of sales come from 20 percent of the customers;” or … Read more…

Mobile Studios Broadcasts High-Wire Act to Latin American Market for Discovery Channel

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When you consider the space issues and all the functionality needed for this type of project, NewTek TriCaster really did it, all in a compact box. -Richard Rubin, President and CEO, Mobile Studios Discovery Channel wanted to share tightrope legend, Nik Wallenda’s phenomenal, 23-minute high-wire walk across a gorge in the Grand Canyon with their … Read more…