The NewTek NDI® All-IP Video Production Environment

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With the advent of NDI® 3.0 and the accompanying products, NewTek NDI PTZ Camera and NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI2NDI and SDI2NDI signal converters, the NewTek vision of an end-to-end IP pipeline from acquisition to delivery is now a reality. Also for the first time, a production pipeline can be all-NewTek (with a little help from … Read more…

Setup of NewTek Connect Spark™ and Use with WireCast

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“I will be using this in all my video efforts from now on…” – Jeffrey Powers Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine provides a tour of NewTek Connect Spark™ video-to-NewTek-NDI® converter features and setup. Additionally, he shows how to add and configure Spark’s NDI video source in WireCast – or any other NDI®-aware production software or system, … Read more…

Introduction to NewTek Connect Spark™: Installation and Operation

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Jim Davis of DVS Direct provides an in-depth introduction to NewTek Connect Spark™ video to NDI® converters, beginning with a look at the connections and indicators available on the two models, HDMI-to-NDI and SDI-to-NDI. For this video he uses a Spark with power adapter plugged in, a camera connected via HDMI, and the video being … Read more…

Dr. Andrew Cross Details NDI® Version 3 Technology

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Paul Richards and Tess Protesto of PTZOptics debrief Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek’s visionary behind NDI®, on the new technologies in NDI version 3 in the above interview. Viewers quiz Dr. Cross in a thirty minute Q&A session that follows, embedded below. If you want the deep dive into the technical aspects of the new update, this … Read more…

TriCaster TC1: Choose the Right Setup for Your Productions

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If you’re looking at TriCaster TC1 and are thinking about its capabilities, what configuration of equipment do you need for your productions? This guide is a resource for configuring a system for your number and type of cameras. Scan through the bold headings below to quickly find just the information you need. If you read through … Read more…

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

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Telestream has released Wirecast 7.6, and may have created a monster in the process – or at least temporarily turned Wirecast Evangelist Andrew Haley into one. Their description for this video: “You can now easily capture high-res, low-latency video, screen capture, and graphics sources over your local network or workgroup using NewTek’s Network Device Interface … Read more…

Introduction to NDI in ClassX LiveBoard Graphics Playout System

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With this tutorial, ClassX presents their integration of NewTek NDI IP video transport technology into LiveBoard, their live graphics playout software. This video tutorial shows how ClassX engineers have managed NDI output and inputs within the product, and a usage example. NewTek’s NDI technology takes a relevant place in all ClassX Broadcast Applications for both … Read more…

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

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For those who have TriCaster or other NDI-enabled production systems, but who have not yet tried using NDI sources in production, there are free NDI Tools from NewTek to get you started.  In this video, we will look at several of the free NDI Tools. The NewTek NDI Tools Pack is a free download: NewTek … Read more…

NewTek IsoCorder Pro: Scopes and Time Code

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NewTek IsoCorder Pro adds some critical tools for ensuring quality and suitability for broadcast needs in your video recordings. These include built-in waveform monitor and vectorscope, proc amp controls, and support for LTC timecode.   Scopes and proc amp are accessed through the Display Control panel with either one-channel or four-channel view options. The top … Read more…

Recording Multiple Video Streams with NewTek IsoCorder Pro

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In our Intro to NewTek IsoCorder Pro our demonstrator showed how to record an IP video stream to an IsoCorder channel. IsoCorder Pro can record any IP video format, up to 16 channels simultaneously, and offers recording control both from individual channel monitors and from a master Record panel. To begin, our presenter first uses … Read more…