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…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up Hardware Outputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In a previous tutorial we learned How to Set up and Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition. There are also powerful options available for set up and use of the hardware outputs. Navigate to Hardware Configuration Output Tab After a quick review of the Hardware Configuration panel’s Input tab, which provides a variety … Read more…

Workflow Study: Keep Communications In-House with MediaDS™

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Stuck with a middleman to stream to yourself? Not so much… One of the conundrums with creating in-house video can be how not to take the content out-of-house to get it to your in-house audience. If your building or campus was wired for closed circuit television you have no problem. But few are, and that’s not an … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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  One of the first tasks to do when setting up a TriCaster is to plug in cameras and set up the switcher to use those physical inputs as video sources for your production. For this tutorial, our demonstrator will go through the process of configuring the physical inputs, and then assigning them to the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Multi-Angle Replay with TriCaster Advanced Edition

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TriCaster Advanced Edition includes new replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. This video builds on a previous tutorial, 2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition Replay.  Watch that to see the basics of how to set up and operate the Replay functions (you’ll learn to do a quick replay from one of your … Read more…

Intro to NewTek IsoCorder Pro

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Archiving the raw footage from your cameras from your live events gives you the potential to cut entirely new packages of the event to repurpose, edit, and/or monetize with new branding and angles of view. Recording both branded and unbranded copies of a produced show also allows for quick and convenient on-demand deployment of an … 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…

VLC Media Player and NewTek NDI VLC Plugin

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These days one can very easily end up with a lot of media content in a lot of formats. Making that content conveniently available to your productions is something that NewTek NDI can help with, particularly in conjunction with a free utility called VLC Media Player for Windows, from VideoLan. VLC can play pretty much … 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…

Stream Live Events with PTZOptics Cameras and TriCaster Mini

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Robotic “pan/tilt/zoom” cameras are on the upsurge both for increasing affordability and for how they can contribute to overcoming limited production staff for live event and studio production. In this video, Paul Schmutzler of VideoGuys covers the steps needed to set up and stream a live event with one operator handling both the TriCaster and … Read more…