Adding NewTek Native File Codecs to Your System

December 07, 2017

Earlier this year in the v3.3 FFmpeg update, support was added for NewTek’s SpeedHQ native video file format, making it...

Using NewTek NDI® Studio Monitor

November 13, 2017

Many productions have more crew members who need to see what’s going on than they have monitors available for the...

Setup of NewTek/Wowza MediaDS

November 13, 2017

MediaDS™ is a 4-channel real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery platform, combining NewTek's live production technologies and platform...

Using MediaDS to Stream to a Local Area Network

November 09, 2017

  Until now, delivering content to your viewers on your local network typically required you to send the content through...

The NewTek NDI® All-IP Video Production Environment

October 09, 2017

With the advent of NDI 3.0 and the accompanying products, NewTek NDI PTZ Camera and NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI2NDI and...

Setup of NewTek Connect Spark and Use with WireCast

October 07, 2017

“I will be using this in all my video efforts from now on…” – Jeffrey Powers Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine...

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up a Mix-Minus in TriCaster Advanced Edition

September 28, 2017

A common production need is for various mixes of the audio minus one or more items. This is called a...

Introduction to NewTek Connect Spark: Installation and Operation

September 13, 2017

Jim Davis of DVS Direct provides an in-depth introduction to NewTek Connect Spark™ video to NDI converters, beginning with a...

A First Look at NewTek NDI® PTZ Camera

September 09, 2017

Faraz Ahmed of AmiTrace Computer Systems provides a brief tour of the NewTek NDI PTZ Camera features and connections, and...

A First Look at NewTek Connect Spark HDMI

September 09, 2017

Faraz Ahmed of AmiTrace Computer Systems provides a brief tour of the NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI to NDI converter model...

How to Use NewTek Connect Spark with 3rd-party NDI® Switchers & Shy-Progressive Cameras

September 08, 2017

Many 1080HD progressive cameras are “shy”, meaning that although they image —and often record— progressive signals internally, they aren’t designed...

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating an Animated Buffer in Animation Store Creator

August 02, 2017

NewTek multi-camera live production systems include Animation Store Creator (ACS), a software application that allows you to create custom animations...

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating a Warp Transition in Animation Store Creator

August 01, 2017

NewTek multi-camera live production systems include Animation Store Creator (ACS), a software application that allows you to create custom animations...

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating a Transition with a Matte Effect in Animation Store Creator

July 26, 2017

NewTek multi-camera live production systems include Animation Store Creator (ACS), a software application that allows you to create custom animations...

Dr. Andrew Cross Details NDI® Version 3 Technology

July 24, 2017

Paul Richards and Tess Protesto of PTZOptics debrief Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek’s visionary behind NDI, on the new technologies in NDI...

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating an Overlay Transition in Animation Store Creator

July 05, 2017

TriCaster, IP Series and 3Play all include Animation Store Creator (ACS), a software application that allows you to create custom...

Using PTZOptics NDI-enabled Producer Kits with TriCaster

June 28, 2017

In this video, Paul Richards of PTZOptics shows how to use NewTek Connect Pro to provide NDI IP workflow capability...

An Introduction to the NewTek TriCaster® TC1

June 07, 2017

Amitrace production expert and systems integrator Faraz Ahmed provides a tour of the production capabilities of the NewTek TriCaster TC1...

TriCaster® TC1: Choose the Right Setup for Your Productions

May 17, 2017

If you’re looking at TriCaster TC1 and are thinking about its capabilities, what configuration of equipment do you need for...

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up Hardware Outputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

May 16, 2017

In a previous tutorial we learned How to Set up and Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition. There...

How to Make a Monster (With NDI, Adobe Character Animator and Wirecast)

May 03, 2017

Telestream has released Wirecast 7.6, and may have created a monster in the process - or at least temporarily turned...

Workflow Study: Keep Communications In-House with MediaDS

April 06, 2017

Stuck with a middleman to stream to yourself? Not so much… One of the conundrums with creating in-house video can be...

Introduction to NDI in ClassX LiveBoard Graphics Playout System

March 31, 2017

With this tutorial, ClassX presents their integration of NewTek NDI IP video transport technology into LiveBoard, their live graphics playout...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

March 27, 2017

One of the first tasks to do when setting up a TriCaster is to plug in cameras and set up...

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition IsoCorder Capabilities Overview

March 27, 2017

  TriCaster Advanced Edition includes the capability to iso-record up to four streams of input and output. This IsoCorder function...

TriCaster Mini: Replay Workflow Using Macros

March 22, 2017

  Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming has shared another video tutorial, this time on the topic of creating a...

2-Minute Tutorial: Using the Interface MultiViewer in TriCaster Advanced Edition

February 24, 2017

 TriCaster Advanced Edition offers an extensive set of multiviewer capabilities both on the main User Interface (UI) and on a...

2-Minute Tutorial: Free NDI Tools for IP Video Productions

February 16, 2017

For those who have TriCaster or other NDI-enabled production systems, but who have not yet tried using NDI sources in...

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition: Intro to Media Player "Show on Program"

February 13, 2017

TriCaster Advanced Edition includes new replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. This video builds on...

2-Minute Tutorial: Multi-Angle Replay with TriCaster Advanced Edition

February 13, 2017

TriCaster Advanced Edition includes new replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. This video builds on...

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition Replay

February 13, 2017

TriCaster Advanced Edition has added replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. In this video, you’ll...

NewTek IsoCorder Pro: Scopes and Time Code

February 10, 2017

NewTek IsoCorder Pro adds some critical tools for ensuring quality and suitability for broadcast needs in your video recordings. These...

Recording Multiple Video Streams with NewTek IsoCorder Pro

February 03, 2017

In our Intro to NewTek IsoCorder Pro our demonstrator showed how to record an IP video stream to an IsoCorder...

Intro to NewTek IsoCorder Pro

January 25, 2017

Archiving the raw footage from your cameras from your live events gives you the potential to cut entirely new packages...

Bring Your Video Archives Online With A Media Server

January 20, 2017

A recent article for WorshipTechDirector.com by Tim Dougherty, Senior Solutions Engineer with Wowza™ Media Systems, offers insight about the value...

Using NewTek Connect Pro to Monitor NDI Sources from Other Devices

January 19, 2017

  NewTek Connect Pro can serve a variety of video sources as NDI streams for a video production IP workflow,...

New Guide for NewTek Customer Support Resources

January 19, 2017

NewTek has an extensive set of resources available to support our community of product users, and to help you make...

2-Minute Tutorial: Using Capture Cards with NewTek Connect Pro

January 06, 2017

  Another ability of NewTek™ Connect Pro is that the application can work with any compatible capture card installed on...

2-Minute Tutorial: Working with Audio in NewTek Connect Pro

December 30, 2016

  NewTek Connect Pro includes a number of controls and options for handling of audio for the outputs.  Most of...

2-Minute Tutorial: Connecting a Webcam to an IP Workflow with NewTek Connect Pro

December 28, 2016

  In previous tutorials, we’ve seen how to set up NewTek Connect Pro to serve pre-recorded videos to production systems...

2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek Connect Pro Playback with Alpha Channel

December 20, 2016

NewTek™ Connect Pro can supply up to four videos at a time as NDI sources over the network. The video...

2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek Connect Pro Synchronized 4-Channel Playback

December 14, 2016

Another trick that TriCaster™ Advanced Edition and NewTek™ Connect Pro have up their sleeves is the ability to automatically play...

2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek Connect Pro Automatic Playback Over the IP Video Network

December 09, 2016

In a previous Tip entry, 2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Up NewTek™ Connect Pro for Media Playback, we showed how...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Up NewTek Connect Pro for Media Playback

December 05, 2016

  NewTek™ Connect Pro is an NDI application that allows you to add video sources available to a given PC...

2-Minute Tutorial: Switch Multiple Live Video Layers

November 28, 2016

  Delegation is the act of selecting what the main T-Bar on your TriCaster Control Surface or UI is going...

TriCaster Streaming to Periscope

November 04, 2016

Twitter’s Periscope is popular for people who want to broadcast live to friends and followers.  In that capacity, most streams...

4K Recording with NewTek NDI®

November 04, 2016

Among the advantages of NewTek™ NDI is that it is resolution independent; video at any resolution can be transported with...

2-Minute Tutorial: Update Titles Dynamically

October 20, 2016

Have you ever brought up a wrong title while doing a live show? It’s embarrassing and it is something none...

2 Minute Tutorial: Making a Countdown

October 18, 2016

  When you are going to stream live with your TriCaster, it is desirable to put up a countdown so...

2-Minute Tutorial: Augmented Reality - Parallax in Virtual Sets

October 10, 2016

As we learned in a previous video, a function in the Mix/Effects (M/E) bus is Augmented Reality that can attach...

2-Minute Tutorial: Customize a Virtual Set with Augmented Reality

October 07, 2016

When we work with TriCaster Advanced Edition, we can work with powerful Mix/Effects buses or M/Es, that allow a technical...

2-Minute Tutorial: Live Graphics Animation with the Composition Window

October 05, 2016

In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to do some basic animation with composition presets. The composition (or “comping”) window is...

NewsMaker Systems NewsCaster and TriCaster Workflow Overview

September 29, 2016

The good folks at NewsMaker Systems have shared a video tutorial on how NewsCaster works with TriCaster and LiveText. For...

2-Minute Tutorial: Undo in TriCaster Advanced Edition

September 22, 2016

  When we work with software such as a word processor we are used to having an undo button. This...

VLC Media Player and NewTek NDI® VLC Plugin

August 31, 2016

These days one can very easily end up with a lot of media content in a lot of formats. Making...

IP Workflows: Understanding Mezzanine Compression

August 29, 2016

Jim DeFillipis took time in his blog a while back to explain one of the many phrases that frequently comes...

Drones: Resources for Rules and Best Practices

August 19, 2016

The video capabilities of small unmanned aircraft, popularly called drones, have reached a point where they are of major interest...

What Are The Free NDI Applications and Where Do I Get Them?

August 12, 2016

Revised: July 27, 2017. NewTek provides several NDI applications for all NDI users at no charge. Some are watermarked trial...

How to Make Your PC a Network Video Source

August 11, 2016

In our modern digital lives, we have an endless number of ways we use our computers, including using them to...

How To Monitor NDI Sources From Any Networked PC

August 11, 2016

Many productions have more managers, crew, and talent who need to see what’s going on than they have monitors available...

How To Use Any PC As A Test Signal Generator With NDI

August 11, 2016

Calibrating audio and video signals throughout your suite of production equipment are critical for producing content that meets broadcast specifications....

Using NDI-Enabled Ventuz 5 With NewTek TriCaster

July 27, 2016

Ventuz Technology has leveraged the resources of the NewTek Developer Network NDI SDK to integrate NewTek NDI into their state-of-the-art...

2-Minute Tutorial: Media Player Editing Tools

July 19, 2016

  Don takes a look at more of the editing capabilities now available in media players in TriCaster Advanced Edition....

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting Up Switcher Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

July 06, 2016

In this edition, Don shows how to set up the inputs on your TriCaster Switcher UI using TriCaster Advanced Edition...

2-Minute Tutorial: Live Video Editing Inside TriCaster Advanced Edition Media Players

July 01, 2016

In this episode, NewTek’s Master Trainer Don Ballance brings you a 2-minute tutorial featuring TriCaster Advanced Edition’s capabilities for editing...

2-Minute Tutorial: Automatic Video Playback in TriCaster

June 29, 2016

Here’s a 2-minute tutorial about the Autoplay functions in the media players inside TriCaster. TriCaster features a lot of different...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Move a Virtual Camera in TriCaster Virtual Sets

June 23, 2016

In an earlier 2-Minute Tutorial video, Don Ballance showed you how to set up a TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet virtual...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Setup A Virtual Set on TriCaster

June 20, 2016

In this 2-minute tutorial, Don Ballance shows you how to very quickly set up a virtual environment (TriCaster LiveSet) inside...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Your System Name on TriCaster

June 16, 2016

  This 2 Minute Tutorial features a tip for TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI. When you are working with a...

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Use the Facebook Live Plugin in TriCaster Advanced Edition

June 09, 2016

  Here are the quick and easy steps for streaming to Facebook Live with the plugin for TriCaster Advanced Edition....

Panasonic PTZ Camera and TriCaster

June 09, 2016

This video, shot in Panasonic’s Solutions Centre in the UK, is a demonstration of how Panasonic model AW-HE130 and AW-HE40...

Changing Title Defaults in TriCaster

June 02, 2016

A common task in pre-production is to test a number of styles for the onscreen text and graphics. A convenience...

Teradek Network Input to TriCaster

May 27, 2016

NewTek Developer Network participant Teradek provides a free Stream Reader plugin for TriCaster which allows integration with their encoder units,...

NewTek TriCaster Pro Series Macro Tutorial

May 25, 2016

TriCaster’s macros take a complex sequence of events and effects and make them into an easy one-button operation at production...

Stream Live Events with PTZOptics Cameras and TriCaster Mini

May 25, 2016

Robotic “pan/tilt/zoom” cameras are on the upsurge both for increasing affordability and for how they can contribute to overcoming limited...

Student Made TriCaster Tutorial - Silent Film

May 24, 2016

Students at Boardman High School in Ohio made a light-hearted mini-tutorial in silent-film style with a few basic points about...

TriCaster Streaming to YouTube Live

May 23, 2016

Albert Dupont, Facilitator of Advanced TV Broadcasting (ATVB) at the St. Charles Parish Public Schools Satellite Center in Southeast Louisiana,...

Live Remote Video Production in the Field with the TriCaster Mini

May 17, 2016

While many of you may be using the TriCaster Mini as a portable TV production studio in your business, school...

Quick "Getting Started" with LiveText

May 16, 2016

Stephen Heywood of TheTechBuzz offers a quick tutorial on how to make a lower third in NewTek’s LiveText CG 2...

IP Workflow Glossary

April 19, 2016

Introduction In our own reading about the changes going on in the industry on the growth of IP workflow for...

Using NewTek's NDI with Medialooks' MPlatform and MFormats SDKs

April 13, 2016

“Thanks to the NewTek guys! Their implementation is very good. Their SDK is very simple and nice. We really liked...

TriCaster to WireCast to YouTube Live

April 01, 2016

Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a thorough treatment of the equipment and procedures he set up for the...

CasparCG as NDI® Source

April 01, 2016

NewTek workflow expert Kane Peterson takes you through the steps to set up a third party CG application to connect...

TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

March 30, 2016

Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG...

How to Shoot and Stream Live Interviews with TriCaster Mini and Skype

March 24, 2016

Lon Seidman’s Lon Reviews Tech Youtube Channel has over 80,000 subscribers and growing. Among his popular features are the “behind-the-scenes”...

Using TriCaster and ProPresenter to Overlay Lyrics on Video

March 24, 2016

Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Streaming shows how ProPresenter on a Mac can be used in conjunction with TriCaster to overlay...

How to Connect NewTek TriCaster to Wowza Streaming Cloud

March 24, 2016

Wowza Media Systems joined the NewTek Developer Network to integrate Wowza Streaming Cloud with NewTek TriCaster Advanced Edition to combine...

Upload Your NewTek TriCaster Video to YouTube

March 15, 2016

Key Code Media producer/engineer Shawn Hendrix shows how, within just moments after wrapping a “behind-the-scenes” segment for a live production,...

TriCaster Mini: Creating, Choosing and Using Virtual Sets

March 15, 2016

Jan Ozer of Streaming Media Producer provides a walk-through of how to work with virtual sets in the TriCaster Mini....

Photoshop PSD to TriCaster Virtual Set Editor Walk-through

March 14, 2016

Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a concise walk-through of how to bring a Photoshop PSD file into Virtual...

Creating a Ticker Tape for TriCaster in Adobe Premiere Pro

March 14, 2016

Staffordshire University’s Media Centre is training a new generation of film and television producers and journalists in the UK, and...

How to Create an Animated Weather Map for TriCaster with Adobe Premiere

March 10, 2016

  Modern production facilities blend a variety of tools to achieve the best capability and quality for their finished productions....

Dual Screen Presentation Demo with TriCaster Mini

March 09, 2016

Wallfly Live Streaming’s Grant Whitehead provides a technical demonstration of the capabilities of a TriCaster Mini for live presentation. In...

Controlling PTZOptics Cameras with Rocosoft IPCam on TriCaster

March 09, 2016

Paul Richards and Andy Chatfield of PTZOptics demonstrate the latest in IP/Network camera control for operating PTZOptics’ cameras (and other...

NewTek University: TriCaster Advanced Edition, 101

February 01, 2016

For years, NewTek resellers from around the globe have been making the journey to “NewTek University,” a unique and specialized...

Live TV vs. Pre-Recorded: How to Take Advantage of Both

January 19, 2016

by Allan Tépper Producing a TV show strictly for a live TV or Internet audience has both advantages and disadvantages....

Get Better Green Screen Results from Your TriCaster

January 12, 2016

If you’re new to green screen keying or just dissatisfied with the results you’ve been getting – hold off on...

Streaming Content Delivery Networks - What You Need To Know

January 07, 2016

The most important part of producing a streaming video is what professionals call, “the last mile.” If conception, planning, production...

Why Do You Need Color Correction?

January 05, 2016

    Watch this episode of Editor’s Lounge with Terence Cullen of post house AlphaDogs and you’ll see why color...

Multiplying TriCaster Inputs With Maevex

January 04, 2016

Some TriCaster owners have found that an external digital A/V routing switcher, such as the Bright Eye NXT410, is an...

Lens Filters for the Live Video Shooter

December 16, 2015

When you shoot to record your footage for later editing, it’s easy to think about fixing any color issues in...

Making the Right Audio Connections for Live and Corporate Video

December 15, 2015

Whether shooting in a corporate studio or in the field at a live event, if you want to get great...

Camera Quick Tip: Using DSLRs with TriCaster

December 09, 2015

Nikon D600 with Mini- HDMI output.

PTZOptics: Live Drone Footage with TriCaster

December 08, 2015

Adding a live aerial shot from an outdoor performance or sporting event can really kick up the cool factor on...

Best Practices For Archiving Content: Quick Tip from The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show

December 04, 2015

Robb Chickering, vice president of operation at Yea Networks, producers of the The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, shares his advice...

How To Produce Multi-Camera Video With TriCaster Mini

November 25, 2015

Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer provides a tutorial overview of the live production capabilities of the TriCaster Mini...

What You Need to Know For Live Streaming From Your Multicam Studio

November 23, 2015

by Allan Tépper This article will cover details you need to know to plan for live streaming, whether from a...

PTZOptics Camera Integration with TriCaster

November 23, 2015

Andy Chatfield and Paul Richards of PTZ Optics provide a thorough walk-through of how to setup up and operate their...

Drawing Live Telestrator Graphics on a TriCaster

November 13, 2015

Most people are familiar with “telestrating” from network-level sports production, where it has been in use for many years. The ability...

What's the Best Camera for My Live TV Studio

November 06, 2015

by Allan Tépper Picking the best cameras for a TriCaster-based live TV studio starts with a key question: Do you...

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Portable Camera

October 29, 2015

This topic can be very confusing to a lot of people. If you’re just starting out in the industry and...

Advanced Network Tips for Bringing Skype Into Your Production

October 28, 2015

by Will Waters, NewTek Workflow Engineer TalkShow is a powerful tool to expand a live production. Connecting a TalkShow unit...

Using Video to Connect with Customers

October 28, 2015

Scott Jordan’s clothing company SCOTTeVEST has made its mark creating clothing packed with pockets and wiring conduits for folks who...

Scoble's 3 Steps to Facebook Success

October 20, 2015

Robert Scoble of Rackspace, Inc., applies his keen observations of how people use Facebook to provide 3 key tips about...

Quick Tip: Simplify Audio Cabling using HD-SDI

October 20, 2015

At a major trade event, getting all the audio where it needs to go in your booth can be a...

Quick Tip: Promote Your Live Stream on Mobile Devices

October 20, 2015

Jeff Hawley of Yamaha Corporation of America shares a quick tip about how Yamaha uses social media to encourage mobile...

Using the Built-in TriCaster Scopes for Shooting Green Screen

October 08, 2015

To get the best results from your green screen composite you need the best quality background materials and the best...

Enhance Your Skype Video and Audio with TalkShow

October 08, 2015

KeyCode Media’s Michael Kammes very capably provides a thorough tour of NewTek’s TalkShow for enhanced Skype video and audio in...

Create Sets from iPhone Panoramas and Virtual Set Editor

October 05, 2015

While you can edit existing virtual sets with the NewTek Virtual Set Editor (VSE) or create a new one from...

How To Add Remote Guests Into A Live Broadcast Using Skype

October 02, 2015

“There’s been an enormous explosion in the growth of participatory television.” That is an appropriate lead statement in From Box to...

How To Record TriCaster Network Output On A Server

October 02, 2015

**Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** Many video producers want to ensure that the content they create is safely backed...

How To Connect An iPad into TriCaster using AirPlay

October 02, 2015

**Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** Tablets are becoming the computing device of choice for many people. They often want...

How To Be Great on Video

October 02, 2015

At NewTek, we focus our energy on making tools that enable anyone to make professional-quality video. But there’s one key...

How To Input A Laptop Webcam & Mic Into TriCaster

September 29, 2015

**Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** iVGA and iVGA Pro are examples of the IP workflow offered in NewTek video...

How to Output to the Network with TriCaster

September 29, 2015

**Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** One IP workflow feature in TriCaster is called ‘Network Output.’ This feature sends an...

How To Control Your TriCaster Using a Smart Phone

September 25, 2015

Shawn Hendrix from KeyCode Media performs double duty as technical director AND on-screen talent using an iPhone 5 to control an...

iPAD MIDI Control for LiveText

August 31, 2015

**by Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** Wouldn’t it be great if you could control LiveText from your iPad like...

How To Input Network Video Sources on a TriCaster

August 28, 2015

**by Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** TriCaster 410, 460, 860 & 8000 feature a Network Video option located in...

Wireless TriCaster Control with TouchOSC

August 06, 2015

NewTek product expert Kane Petersen shows you how to set up your iPad or Android tablet for wireless control of...

Quick Tip: Rehearsals in Live Sports Productions

August 06, 2015

Production crews new to live sports often just set up and do a game with no preliminaries. John Servizzi of...

Quick Tip: Formatting Flash Drives

August 06, 2015

Victor Borachuk, owner of Jupiter Returns, shares formatting and other tips to help you get the most out of flash...

Manage Multiple TalkShow Calls with Skype TX Control

July 31, 2015

This quick video tutorial describes how to implement the Skype TX Control app to manage multiple Skype video calls from...

How to Record Live Skype Video Calls With TalkShow

July 30, 2015

During a live production, being able to record guest video interviews for archiving or post-production is important. This quick video...

Quick Tip: Encode Media Beforehand

July 30, 2015

Live production frequently requires prepping pre-recorded media clips to be played back during your show. They can come from a...

Create 3D Overlay Effects in TriCaster Advanced Edition

July 27, 2015

NewTek trainer-in-chief Don Ballance demonstrates two of the exciting possibilities offered by Augmented Reality: Size and position a graphic overlay...

Wistia: Lighting on the Fly

July 27, 2015

Professional video hosting service Wistia follows a minimalist philosophy for video production.  Most Wistia videos are shot with DSLR cameras on...

Quick Tip: Benefits of Video Program on Campus

July 27, 2015

Mark Fratto of Linacre Media brings fifteen years of experience in video production for the Athletic Departments at the University...

Quick Tip from GeekBeat TV: Converting HDMI and SDI Signals

July 20, 2015

So: your studio has a big switcher loaded with SDI inputs, and for field projects you use a small portable...

How to Set Up a Television Studio in Five Minutes

July 09, 2015

In this jazzy timelapse video, Philip Nelson of NewTek sets up a television studio kit in 5 minutes that you...

Update Video Titles with DataLink [TriCaster Advanced Edition]

July 09, 2015

NewTek’s master of training, Don Ballance, shares how to drive a title template using a DataLink variable, just one example...

Quick Tip: Gaining Academic Support for Sports Video Programs

June 30, 2015

Mark Fratto of Linacre Media helped build dynamic sports video programs at St. John’s University and the University of Maryland....

Adding Transitions in Media Player With TriCaster Advanced Edition

June 29, 2015

NewTek training chief Don Ballance demonstrates how easy it is to add transitions between clips, one at a time or...

Basic Green Screen Lighting Techniques

June 29, 2015

by Jeff Foster The most important aspect of shooting any type of green or blue screen project is the appropriate...

Split and Change Clip Speed in Media Player [TriCaster Advanced Edition]

June 26, 2015

NewTek Training Headmaster Don Ballance demonstrates how to split clips and change the playback speed with a beautiful slow motion...

GeekBeat TV Quick Tip: Virtual Camera Control

June 26, 2015

Did you know TriCaster can provide virtual positioning and zoom for locked-off cameras?  Video Producer Dave Curlee shares a tip...

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part III

June 17, 2015

by Allan Tépper In this final part of our three-part series about designing your audio set up for TriCaster Mini,...

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part II

June 17, 2015

by Allan Tépper Welcome to Part II of this three-part series on designing your audio setup for TriCaster Mini, the...

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part I

June 17, 2015

by Allan Tépper Perhaps you own—or are strongly considering getting—a TriCaster Mini. Either way, you know that TriCaster Mini is...

Wistia: Choosing a Backdrop for Your Video

June 16, 2015

More wholesome production guidance from Wistia. Chris Lavigne hosts a video showing several types of background options to suit your production needs....

Quick Tip from Geek Beat TV: Increase Engagement on Live Streams With Chat

June 16, 2015

Luria Petrucci from GeeksLife.com shares a quick tip that chatting with your audience during a live stream helps keep them engaged...

Wistia: The Down-and-Dirty Do-It-Yourself Lighting Kit

June 02, 2015

The kindred spirits at video hosting site Wistia provide a lot of learning material for video production and video marketing...

Multiple IN-Point Marking Workflow for 3Play

May 27, 2015

Back in the days of editing and producing on video tape decks, one of the handy techniques available with some...

Export/Import Between Avid Media Composer® and NewTek 3Play

May 27, 2015

The Ins-and-Outs of I/O Between Different Generations of Avid Media Composer and NewTek 3Play™ Sports video production workflows often use...

Shooting Multi-Camera Exteriors

May 26, 2015

When moving a production from the cool, safe, dry studio to the great outdoors - in other words - exterior...

Best Green Screen Materials

May 26, 2015

Green Screen and Blue Screen Materials You can use many materials for green screen and blue screen compositing, depending on...

Using Your SmartPhone to Measure Green Screen Lighting

May 11, 2015

Regardless what kind of green screen setup you’re using or how you’re lighting it, you need to ensure that your...

Transport Your Show Anywhere in the World

May 08, 2015

**A Talk with Rex Olson about TriCaster LiveSet™ Virtual Set Technology ** NewTek’s Vice President of Media Production Rex Olson...

Quick Tip From Geek Beat TV: Lavalier Microphone Basics for All Occasions

May 06, 2015

Dave Curlee, head of production at Geek Beat TV Studios, shows the correct ways to use a lavalier microphone during...

Wistia: Conversation with Sarah Green on Conducting Great Interviews

April 30, 2015

One of our favorite learning resources for video production and video marketing strategy is video hosting site Wistia.  In addition...

4 VOICE RECORDING TIPS TO SOUND LIKE A PRO

April 28, 2015

by Kevin P. McAuliffe Whether you are producing a commercial, infomercial, corporate video or even episodic television, you’re going to...

3Play: iPad Double Punch Tagging System

April 28, 2015

**By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** Tagging replay events with critical information - team name, player number and action...

iPad MIDI Control for TriCaster

April 28, 2015

**By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** Hello MIDI, Meet TriCaster TriCaster supports control from MIDI devices.  As one example...

MIDI Control for TriCaster or 3Play Using Windows

April 28, 2015

**By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer ** TriCaster and 3Play support the use of MIDI devices as additional controllers. Among...

Incorporating Your Green Screen Talent into Virtual Sets

April 23, 2015

by Jeff Foster Virtual sets are digitally created scenes into which you can composite green screen subjects. In most cases,...

Monetizing Tip: Engage Multiple Audiences with your Live Event

April 06, 2015

Monetizing Tip: Some events lend themselves well to engaging multiple audiences. You can target these audiences during the live presentation...

Make Your Corporate Webcast Look Like Network TV with LiveText CG

April 06, 2015

by Allan Tépper Beyond audio and video quality (which I frequently cover in other tech articles, product reviews, and white...

Use 3Play to Time-Shift for Multi-Track Live Events

March 27, 2015

Djundi Karjadi, owner of Interindo Multimedia PT, is the Technical Director for Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, an annual event...

Best Practice for Live-Streamed Events: Make a Microsite

March 26, 2015

A best practice for live-streaming an event is to create a “microsite,” a single web page to host the event,...

How to Create A Great-Looking Skype Video Feed

March 25, 2015

Experts often play an important role in a live company webcast, sales or training product. They provide great content, authority...

Lighting Your Green Screen Subjects to Blend with the Intended Background

March 10, 2015

Are you planning your green screen shoot with an intended background in mind – like a virtual set or solid...

Tips for a Great C-Level Presentation

March 02, 2015

by George Avgerakis: Producers planning a C-level interview might consider giving your executive the following Guide. Take Time for Excellence:...

Shared Storage Opens Doors

February 27, 2015

The once well-defined lines separating video production from post-production have blurred, creating a situation in which tools central to successful...

Slow Motion Replay Modes with NewTek 3Play

February 27, 2015

With NewTek 3Play, you can replay events in slow motion during your live sports production. The normal mode allows you...

Tagging Replay Events with NewTek 3Play

February 27, 2015

Quickly add information to instant replay events during your live sports production to indicate the player numbers, actions and team...

What is a “Buffer”? What is a “DDR”? What is the difference?

February 27, 2015

Important among the elements in a production system are the facilities for storing pre-made content for use at production time. ...

Quick Tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus: Creating a Split Screen in TriCaster

February 27, 2015

Setting up a split screen effect lets you show two camera angles at the same time in a live video...

Simple Green Screen Setups on a Budget

February 27, 2015

by Jeff Foster Video Producers have been coming up with creative solutions for working on tight budgets for years. Especially...

Capture Events for Instant Replay with NewTek 3Play

February 26, 2015

Learn how to capture events for replay in a sports production with NewTek 3Play. With as simple as pressing one...

Brief Introduction to Frame Buffer Animations

February 26, 2015

TriCaster™ Frame Buffer Animations offer a lot of power, and folks have a lot of questions about how to put...

Quick Tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus: Setting up Backup Audio

February 26, 2015

QuickTip on John Lennon Tour Bus: Get the audio advantage with your live productions as Ryan L’Esperace shows how he...

Custom Live Video Graphics with NewTek TriCaster

February 26, 2015

Customize title template in NewTek TriCaster for instant graphics for your live video productions. It’s easy to change color, add...

Quick Tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus: TriCaster Clean Program Output

February 26, 2015

Check out a quick down and dirty tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus. Get both a final live video...

How to Produce Broadcast-Quality Events with the NewTek TriCaster 40

September 30, 2013

Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer offers a comprehensive two-part tutorial on producing broadcast-quality live events with TriCaster 40....

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