2-Minute Tutorial: Customize a Virtual Set with Augmented Reality

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When we work with TriCaster Advanced Edition, we can work with powerful Mix/Effects buses or M/Es, that allow a technical director to assemble a sequence of operations including switching between live inputs, rolling pre-recorded content, engaging LiveSet virtual sets and moving a virtual camera camera within them, and integrating still and motion graphics with all … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Live Graphics Animation with the Composition Window

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In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to do some basic animation with composition presets. The composition (or “comping”) window is a set of 16 presets that allows you to setup the camera position, the downstream keyers or the keyers inside of an M/E and even layer position, and then transition between these presets. TriCaster’s composition … Read more…

NewsMaker Systems NewsCaster and TriCaster Workflow Overview

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The good folks at NewsMaker Systems have shared a video tutorial on how NewsCaster works with TriCaster and LiveText. For this overview, the demonstrator shows how NewsCaster works in tandem with the newsroom production system, in this case, AP ENPS 7 software. The principles would be the same with any of this class of products. … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Undo in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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  When we work with software such as a word processor we are used to having an undo button. This allows us to undo our recent actions and correct mistakes or revise our approach very quickly.  This is not something we are used to seeing in a live production switcher, but TriCaster Advanced Edition adds … 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…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Setup A Virtual Set on TriCaster

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In this 2-minute tutorial, Don Ballance shows you how to very quickly set up a virtual environment (TriCaster LiveSet) inside of a Mix/Effects (M/E) bus using TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI.  Current TriCasters models come with either four or eight multiple M/E buses, where we setup our virtual sets. Each M/E can house a different … Read more…

NewTek TriCaster Pro Series Macro Tutorial

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TriCaster’s macros take a complex sequence of events and effects and make them into an easy one-button operation at production time, something that gives a technical director a lot of extra leverage for making live productions into lively, compelling television. These command sequences can be assigned to various devices, including buttons on the control surface, … Read more…

TriCaster Streaming to YouTube Live

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Albert Dupont, Facilitator of Advanced TV Broadcasting (ATVB) at the St. Charles Parish Public Schools Satellite Center in Southeast Louisiana, covers all the bases both on TriCaster and on YouTube Live’s setup screen to get your live stream to air. In addition to the detailed video, a step-by-step text and pictures tutorial has been provided, … 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…