MediaDS™ at the Largest IP Rodeo Ever: NAB 2017

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“One of the really cool parts [to NDI] is this autodiscovery…all we had to do was plug in our box into the NDI backbone, if you will, and all of a sudden we get hundreds of choices to choose from.” – Barry Owen, VP Engineering at Wowza. This observation came as Owen and Will Waters, … Read more…

TriCaster 860 Powered International Jazz Day Live Concert from Havana

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A number of companies and organizations, including UNESCO, collaborated to sponsor a major live concert for International Jazz Day, April 30, 2017.  Hosted by Will Smith,  the event included performances from UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock,  UNESCO Artist for Peace Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Chucho Valdés Oficial, Quincy Jones and more … Read more…

Bannister Lake Chameleon Provides Live Tickers for NDICentral and NABShow Live via NDI™

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Bannister Lake’s recently released Chameleon software will be getting quite the workout at NABShow 2017. The two major full-time live streams from the show floor, NABShow Live and #NDICentral, will both be overlaying a live ticker displaying news, information, social media and branding, delivered by Chameleon using NewTek NDI™ technology. NABShow Live is being produced … Read more…

NewTek™ and Wowza™ Announce Availability of MediaDS™

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NewTek and Wowza Media Systems announced the immediate availability of MediaDS™, a revolutionary real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery system. MediaDS is a hardware and software solution merging NewTek’s industry-leading live production technology with the powerful, proven Wowza streaming software in a 1RU footprint. The result is the industry’s first end-to-end streaming solution … Read more…

BuffVision Rolls Out Pac-12 Conference Live Sports on Twitter

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The University of Colorado Buffaloes (CU) sports production group, BuffVision, drew the lead when the Pac-12 Conference determined to begin live-streaming sports coverage via Twitter.  Pac-12 struck a deal with Twitter to stream nine games this year and kicked off the package with a women’s soccer match between CU and Oregon on October 6, 2016. “It … Read more…

NewTek NDI™ Camera Transforms Mobile Devices Into IP Video Sources

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NewTek™ today announced NewTek NDI™ Camera, a software application capable of turning any compatible iOS or Android™ mobile device into a wireless, IP-ready, live video source. When connected via WiFi to the same network as an NDI-compatible receiving device or production system, NewTek NDI Camera allows producers to instantly and affordably add cameras, angles, vantage … Read more…

University of Portland Live Sports Streaming Scores on Comcast

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University of Portland’s Jose Nevarez, Director of Live Video Production, recently spoke with Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat about the sports program’s successful expansion to broadcast. The sports video team uses a TriCaster 860 with TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI™ and 3Play 425 as the heart of the production workflow which allows them to stream … Read more…

CBS Radio Baltimore Powers New Performance Space with TriCaster 8000

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Radio + Television Business Report recently covered CBS Radio Baltimore’s debut of a new live performance space for their radio stations.  Dubbed the “Up Close Performance Studio,”  (UCPS) the new venue is used to boost listener engagement and help grow the audiences for the stations in the group.  The studio also expands the group’s business … Read more…

Big South Network Talks NewTek, Vizrt, and ESPN3

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  In this interview, Ryan Salazar of Broadcast Beat speaks with Mark Bryant, director of Multimedia for Big South Network (BSN), on the recent upgrades of their production facilities. Big South, for its twelfth year in digital production, advanced to its third generation of NewTek production equipment: TriCaster 8000 with TriCaster Advanced Edition software, and … Read more…

VW Rival Road Live Webcast Powered by NewTek NDI Workflow

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By Jose Burgos, BurgosFx Volkswagen presented VW Rival Road, a live webcast of Radio Controlled (RC) car racing, on Twitch and Facebook Live on July 26-27, 2016. Volkswagen factory Global Rallycross racers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust each drafted teams of pro RC drivers for the competition. The RC cars raced on an indoor course … Read more…