2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek™ Connect Pro Synchronized 4-Channel Playback

4-Channel_Playback_TitleImage_Mod_001

Another trick that TriCaster™ Advanced Edition and NewTek™ Connect Pro have up their sleeves is the ability to automatically play a set of videos in synchronization. For this tutorial, the NewTek Connect Pro operator would have four videos loaded, as we learned how to do here. If you have already been working for a while … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek™ Connect Pro Automatic Playback Over the IP Video Network

NTConnectPro_AutomaticPlayback_TitleComp_012

In a previous Tip entry, 2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Up NewTek™ Connect Pro for Media Playback, we showed how to set up NewTek Connect Pro and add its outputs to a switcher’s inputs. NewTek Connect Pro can be a source for any NDI-enabled production switcher, but there are some additional advantages when you use … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Switch Multiple Live Video Layers

SwtchingMultipleLayers_titlecomp_004

  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

2MT_113_DynamicTitlesUpdate_TitleCard_GrayBG_004

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

2MT_112_CountdownTitleComp_001

  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…

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

2MT_110_CustomizeVSetAR_Comp_001

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

2MT_109_LiveGraphicsAnimations_TitleComp001

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

2MT_108_Undo_IntroTextShot_clean

  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: Media Player Editing Tools

107_MediaPlayerTools_Comp001

  Don takes a look at more of the editing capabilities now available in media players in TriCaster Advanced Edition.   A previous tutorial covered a number of controls to adjust clips on the tool bar at bottom of the media player, including setting in and out points (those controls are enclosed in the red … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting Up Switcher Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

TitleComp008

In this edition, Don shows how to set up the inputs on your TriCaster Switcher UI using TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI. Your TriCaster system is a combination of literal hardware and metaphorical hardware. The literal hardware includes the physical inputs on the system for attaching cameras and input devices, and the physical outputs to … Read more…