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…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up a Mix-Minus in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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A common production need is for various mixes of the audio minus one or more items. This is called a mix-minus. Some example cases, for new producers: On-air talent has an earpiece to hear directions from the control room as well as all other show audio except the talent’s own audio, to avoid them hearing … 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…

A First Look at NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI

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Faraz Ahmed of AmiTrace Computer Systems provides a brief tour of the NewTek Connect Spark™ HDMI to NDI® converter model features and connections, and puts it right to work, straight out of the box. He plugs in the power connector, an HDMI cable from the camera, and an Ethernet cable, and turning immediately to the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating an Animated Buffer in Animation Store Creator

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NewTek multi-camera live production systems 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 a Frame Buffer animation, and demonstrates the types of … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating a Warp Transition in Animation Store Creator

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NewTek multi-camera live production systems 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. The procedures shown here with respect to ACS work in 3Play, NewTek IP Series and both TriCaster Standard … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating a Transition with a Matte Effect in Animation Store Creator

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NewTek multi-camera live production systems 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 … Read more…

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

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TriCaster, IP Series and 3Play all 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 … Read more…

An Introduction to the NewTek TriCaster® TC1

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Amitrace production expert and systems integrator Faraz Ahmed provides a tour of the production capabilities of the NewTek TriCaster® TC1 in this recent webinar. The approach is suitable for an introductory lesson on the new TriCaster, with a look at the 4K|60p capabilities, the massive input capability, built-in Skype TX, the control surface, and more. … 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…