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

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Luria Petrucci from GeeksLife.com shares a quick tip that chatting with your audience during a live stream helps keep them engaged and interested in your productions. One of the things that keeps Geek Beat TV successful!   Extra Tips on Chat for Live Streams: Who… First, determine who will be doing the chatting from your team. … Read more…

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

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Dave Curlee, head of production at Geek Beat TV Studios, shows the correct ways to use a lavalier microphone during a live production, whether you are outdoors or in a studio.  Tips include how to shield the mic from the wind if outdoors, accounting for whether the talent will be talking facing straight ahead or … Read more…

Shared Storage Opens Doors

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The once well-defined lines separating video production from post-production have blurred, creating a situation in which tools central to successful live production are being integrated with technology more often associated with the post realm. As a result, technical directors, editors, graphics specialists, replay operators and others are seeking solutions that more tightly integrate technologies to … Read more…

Slow Motion Replay Modes with NewTek 3Play

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With NewTek 3Play, you can replay events in slow motion during your live sports production. The normal mode allows you to set speeds from 0 to 100 percent and the special mode lets you set speeds from -200 to 200 percent. Find more information on NewTek 3Play here. In depth look at all NewTek 3Play features … Read more…

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

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Important among the elements in a production system are the facilities for storing pre-made content for use at production time.  This is especially the case for live production systems.  The ability to have media of many types available immediately upon need is critical to a smooth live production experience. One such element is a software … Read more…

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

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Setting up a split screen effect lets you show two camera angles at the same time in a live video production. Ryan L’Esperance shows how they do it on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus using their NewTek TriCaster. Find more information on TriCaster here.

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

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QuickTip on John Lennon Tour Bus: Get the audio advantage with your live productions as Ryan L’Esperace shows how he creates a backup audio feed on TriCaster productions for the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. This easy solution can help you avoid the pitfalls of losing your main audio feed during a live video shoot. … Read more…