Skype TX honored with an Emmy® Award for Technology & Engineering

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  Skype TX, Microsoft’s technology for bringing Skype calls to broadcast that has been critical to the success of NewTek TalkShow™ products, has been honored with an Emmy® Award for Technology & Engineering for Development of Integrated Consumer Video Conferencing Service into Broadcast Production Environments and Workflows. The award recognizes years of intensive development by … 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…

NAB 2017: Interview with Chris DeMillo of The Real News Network

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Chris DeMillo brings extensive technical production experience and knowledge to his position as Studio Manager at The Real News Network, a viewer-supported online-based news network covering local and international news from their headquarters in Baltimore, MD. The network specializes in activism news in the local area, giving voice to the common man, where they cover … Read more…

American Cancer Society Embraces Live Video Production

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In addition to fighting cancer, the American Cancer Society (ACS) embraces emerging technology in outreach for education and fundraising. In this video, Andy Huff, Sr. Dir. Multimedia Services for ACS shares how media production technologies have allowed them to achieve high production values while expanding from studio-based to remote production. By embracing new social media … Read more…

Open Broadcaster Software Adds a Few Million New Users for NDI™

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Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio, a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming used by millions, now has available a plugin for NewTek NDI™ input and output. OBS Studio is among the most popular choices on social media sharing services for gamers, including Twitch.TV, the world’s leading social video platform and … Read more…

NewTek Connect and NDI™ Technologies Support and Supplement SMPTE 2110

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The quest for a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video over IP is resolving down to the forthcoming SMPTE 2110 standard. SMPTE 2022-6 provided a standard for uncompressed HD-SDI video-with-embedded-audio-and-data over IP.  Broadcast technologists prefer the ability to handle video and audio in separate signal streams, and for audio and other types of data they often … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Sinbad, Comedy Legend and Internet TV Pioneer

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Comedy legend Sinbad came to the NewTek booth at NAB 2017 to look at getting the essentials for his newest project, a new Internet channel with multiple shows. Sinbad was among the first to pioneer making shows for “Internet TV,” well before video became a thing, let alone the biggest thing, on the Internet. He used NewTek’s … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Rob Chickering of Blaze TV

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Rob Chickering is both a well-known radio engineer respected in his profession, and a pioneer in the growth of visual radio, wherein a radio show is live-streamed to more fully engage audiences. Chickering relates the transition of the legendary Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show: from a simple webcam to using a traditional switcher and … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with Victor Borachuk of Jupiter Return

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Victor Borachuk is the visionary behind Jupiter Return and a pioneer in live streaming video production with well over a decade of experience. His company sports more than a thousand events around the world on its resume, including New York Fashion Week (yes, all 100 runway shows in eight days at multiple venues across Manhattan … Read more…

NAB 2017: Interview with John Servizzi of Tupelo-Raycom

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John Servizzi has been a leader for more than a decade in extending professional quality live production coverage to local, school and university sports and events that previously could not have afforded such a video capability. His expertise and efforts have also contributed to the educational opportunities available at the schools and universities he has … Read more…