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

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TriCaster and 3Play both include Animation Store Creator (ACS), a software application that allows you to create custom animations and effects for your NewTek production system from images from your favorite 2D and 3D graphics applications. In this tutorial, our demonstrator shows how to create an animated wipe effect, complete with sound. The method depicted … 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…

Changing Title Defaults in TriCaster

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A common task in pre-production is to test a number of styles for the onscreen text and graphics. A convenience for such testing is the ability to have desired text and a logo graphic in place as you switch between style templates, and this can be accomplished with the Datalink key defaults available in TriCaster … Read more…

Using TriCaster and ProPresenter to Overlay Lyrics on Video

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Streaming shows how ProPresenter on a Mac can be used in conjunction with TriCaster to overlay text on video output, in this case to supply lyrics on an auditorium display for live presentation during services at a house of worship. ProPresenter sends its “Stage Display” direct to the Mac’s Mini Display … Read more…

NewTek University: TriCaster Advanced Edition, 101

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For years, NewTek resellers from around the globe have been making the journey to “NewTek University,” a unique and specialized place of knowledge and learning within NewTek’s San Antonio, TX headquarters. At NewTek U, resellers receive training in the latest features in NewTek products like TriCaster, 3Play, and TalkShow.  It is the fountain head of … Read more…

Drawing Live Telestrator Graphics on a TriCaster

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Most people are familiar with “telestrating” from network-level sports production, where it has been in use for many years. The ability to draw on video in real time is the domain of the telestrator, a tool that applies graphics via hardware and software to stills and clips of video. FingerWorks makes a telestrator that operates on … Read more…