Panasonic Goes Big With NDI — New PTZ Cameras & Switcher Coming This Fall 

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Following hot on the heels of NewTek’s NDI® PTZ Camera announcement, offering the world’s first PTZ camera with built-in NDI, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company has announced a full line-up of professional integrated cameras with built-in NDI support. Panasonic models AW-HN38, AW-HN40, AW-UN70, and AW-HN130 will all be getting the full NDI treatment with availability targeted for the … 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…

In-House TV Studio a Highlight for Retirement Community Residents

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Retirement communities across the country are finding that in-house video production capabilities and an in-house channel mean a lot to residents, both as relevant viewing and as an opportunity for learning and activity.  An in-house channel can go a long way toward building a sense of community among the people who have come together in … Read more…

IP and Scalable Video Performance

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By Dr. Andrew Cross & Stephen W. Bowie The transition from analog to digital took nearly a quarter of a century and an act of Congress; the nonlinear revolution consumed another decade. By contrast, the transformation to an IP workflow is arriving like a bullet train, without legislation, sanction, or specification. In this article we … Read more…

The Broadcast Bridge: NDI™ Reaches Critical Mass at NAB 2016

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“NDI™ has already become the industry’s largest ecosystem of IP-enabled products using the same standard,” reports Ned Soseman in an April 16th article on TheBroadcastBridge.com. The story begins by identifying the three main coalitions driving the protocol standards proposals for IP workflow for broadcast and production, plus NewTek’s NDI as an available IP workflow protocol, … Read more…

Medialooks Integrates NewTek NDI™ Into MPlatform and MFormats SDKs

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“It feels good when you can offer a new technology to customers without a long development cycle: we appreciate the fact that NewTek is making NDI™ an open standard and provides a clear API to make use of it.” – Andrey Okunev, Medialooks CEO Medialooks, creators of professional video software development API MFormats and broadcast … Read more…

NewTek Tackles IP Media Transport with NDI™ Protocol

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In a recent entry of his Playout blog for broadcast industry news site TV NewsCheck, Phil Kurz spoke with NewTek™ CTO and President Dr. Andrew Cross about the development background and the capabilities of NewTek’s Network Device Interface™ (NDI™).  This interview goes in-depth about how NDI will in fact integrate with other proposed protocols, broadening … Read more…

How’s And Why’s of Networks For Video Production Explained

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RedShark News’ David Shapton shares concise insights on how and why networks, long a means for distribution of video, can become an asset to video production.  He cuts through the mysteries of just how networks work with simple, straightforward explanations of the basic concepts – just what you need to understand, without all the devilish … Read more…

Why You Need to Integrate Video Into Your Marketing

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By Steve Hullfish Successful marketing does two things: it reaches new people and it provides a compelling message to those people. Video is the surest way to deliver on both of these key points. REACHING NEW PEOPLE To market yourself successfully, you need to be visible to new customers, and some would argue correctly that … Read more…

Video –– 3 Key Ways to Drive Engagement, Leads, and Sales

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By Steve Hullfish To start off, the headline should probably be exactly reversed. How do you generate leads, make sales and create engagement? The answer to all of these critical questions is video. GENERATING LEADS Video can be used for lead generation in many ways. The primary among them is to increase your chances for … Read more…