MIDI Control for TriCaster or 3Play Using Windows

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer TriCaster and 3Play support the use of MIDI devices as additional controllers. Among other uses, MIDI devices can trigger scripts made up of sequences of one or more TriCaster and/or 3Play commands. These scripts are called “macros,” and this article will describe how to set up a Windows PC … Read more…

Monetizing Tip: Engage Multiple Audiences with your Live Event

Nik Wallenda's walk over the Grand Canyon in The SkyWire Live Event drew over 13 million viewers for Discovery Channel, one of their largest audiences ever.

Monetizing Tip: Some events lend themselves well to engaging multiple audiences. You can target these audiences during the live presentation with differently branded streams, perhaps even in multiple languages. In this case, if you use microsites to present your live events, you would make as many microsites as you have target audiences, each with different … Read more…

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

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Djundi Karjadi, owner of Interindo Multimedia PT, is the Technical Director for Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, an annual event featuring dozens of the world’s top jazz artists and a lot of local talent.   He recently reported on making use of the 3Play’s ability to simultaneously record all four inputs as received, while producing and … Read more…

Best Practice for Live-Streamed Events: Make a Microsite

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A best practice for live-streaming an event is to create a “microsite,” a single web page to host the event, that goes further than just being a “player page.” Yes, the embedded stream player from your streaming host site (uStream, YouTube Live, StreamUK or other host site) must be on this page, but the branding … Read more…

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

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Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer offers a comprehensive two-part tutorial on producing broadcast-quality live events with TriCaster 40.  His example project is a live webinar that includes how-to’s on: Full-screen video Picture-in-picture video Integrating PowerPoint slides from a separate computer Full-screen and lower-third graphics Disk-based videos Pre- and post-show advertising and credits Transitions … Read more…