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

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  In previous tutorials, we’ve seen how to set up NewTek Connect Pro to serve pre-recorded videos to production systems as NDI sources. NewTek Connect Pro can also serve other video sources available to the host system on which it is running, including webcams that may be built-in or attached.     To engage a … Read more…

Drones: Resources for Rules and Best Practices

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The video capabilities of small unmanned aircraft, popularly called drones, have reached a point where they are of major interest for adding additional shot angles for nearly any type of video production. While the craft offer breathtaking views of outdoor events, they can also provide alternate (and mobile) angles for productions taking place inside reasonably … Read more…

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

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In an earlier 2-Minute Tutorial video, Don Ballance showed you how to set up a TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet virtual set in a Mix/Effects (M/E) bus. While one requirement of virtual sets is that we are always working with a locked down camera that never moves, TriCaster Advanced Edition provides the ability to do “virtual” camera … Read more…

Panasonic PTZ Camera and TriCaster

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This video, shot in Panasonic’s Solutions Centre in the UK, is a demonstration of how Panasonic model AW-HE130 and AW-HE40 remote control PTZ cameras can be used in conjunction with NewTek TriCaster. The connection between these products provides a variety of opportunities with regard to the control and output of the Panasonic models. The TriCaster … Read more…

Stream Live Events with PTZOptics Cameras and TriCaster Mini

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Robotic “pan/tilt/zoom” cameras are on the upsurge both for increasing affordability and for how they can contribute to overcoming limited production staff for live event and studio production. In this video, Paul Schmutzler of VideoGuys covers the steps needed to set up and stream a live event with one operator handling both the TriCaster and … Read more…

Student Made TriCaster Tutorial – Silent Film

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Students at Boardman High School in Ohio made a light-hearted mini-tutorial in silent-film style with a few basic points about the TriCaster, plus white-balancing a camera, for local Education Access channel, BSTN. The project was written, produced, directed and shot by Nicholas Cessna and Dana Lundy, and featured Jett Ventresco as the student who needs … Read more…

Live Remote Video Production in the Field with the TriCaster Mini

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By Jeff Foster While many of you may be using the TriCaster Mini as a portable TV production studio in your business, school or in remote locations where you can easily access AC power and a network connection, there are times where you need to be able to work in a really remote location and … Read more…

TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

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Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG providers, they provide training resources for their users. Here we share their entry level tutorial for using the keying and virtual set features on TriCaster. The guidance on green screen lighting and placement of your … Read more…

Controlling PTZOptics Cameras with Rocosoft IPCam on TriCaster

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Paul Richards and Andy Chatfield of PTZOptics demonstrate the latest in IP/Network camera control for operating PTZOptics’ cameras (and other makes of robotic Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras) from TriCaster. The Rocosoft IPCam Controller application also allows for the operator to make use of a connected USB joystick to control PTZ cameras.  Andy concludes with an example of … Read more…

Why Do You Need Color Correction?

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    Watch this episode of Editor’s Lounge with Terence Cullen of post house AlphaDogs and you’ll see why color correction is important. While Terence talks about color correction in post, the concepts are even more important for live production, where you have to get your color correct before you start your show. All the … Read more…