2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek Connect Pro Playback with Alpha Channel

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NewTek™ Connect Pro can supply up to four videos at a time as NDI™ sources over the network. The video capability natively supports alpha channels in the videos. Here’s how this is used. For this tutorial, the NewTek Connect Pro operator has four videos loaded, as we learned how to do here. In the video … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Switch Multiple Live Video Layers

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  Delegation is the act of selecting what the main T-Bar on your TriCaster Control Surface or UI is going to control.  The process is very simple. Your resources such as inputs, downstream keyers, buffers, etc., all have representations on the UI, and most of those UI sections include a thumbnail monitor.  You can delegate … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Update Titles Dynamically

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Have you ever brought up a wrong title while doing a live show? It’s embarrassing and it is something none of us really want to have to experience. With TriCaster Advanced Edition, you never have to experience that because your titles can be dynamically driven by the many different DataLink variables Advanced Edition software makes … Read more…

2 Minute Tutorial: Making a Countdown

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  When you are going to stream live with your TriCaster, it is desirable to put up a countdown so people know they are connected to the stream, it is working, and when your event will start. TriCaster Advanced Edition makes this easy. We can use DataLink along with the TriCaster production clock to accomplish … Read more…

Introduction to TriCaster Macros and Automation

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  In this video, Don Ballance introduces TriCaster Advanced Edition automation capabilities, teaching you how to create macros that enable you to repeat both simple and complex operation sequences at a single keypress. Becoming fluent in the language of creating and using macros allows users to harness the true production power available at their fingertips … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Augmented Reality – Parallax in Virtual Sets

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As we learned in a previous video, a function in the Mix/Effects (M/E) bus is Augmented Reality that can attach an overlay to a virtual set using TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet so that it behaves as though it is built into the set. Augmented Reality also offers other capabilities with respect to overlay layers, including … Read more…

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…

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…

Using NDI-Enabled Ventuz 5 With NewTek TriCaster

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Ventuz Technology has leveraged the resources of the NewTek Developer Network NDI SDK to integrate NewTek NDI into their state-of-the-art real-time 3D graphics suite for broadcast production, Ventuz 5. In this video, the user learns how to engage the capabilities offered by the new IP workflows. The demonstrator shows how to activate and use NDI … Read more…