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…

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…

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…

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 switcher’s … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition IsoCorder Capabilities Overview

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  TriCaster Advanced Edition includes the capability to iso-record up to four streams of input and output. This IsoCorder function is tied to the hardware, the actual physical video connectors for in and out. In the switcher UI we can observe that the software virtual channels are labeled Input and numbered either 1-8 or 1-12, … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Using the Interface MultiViewer in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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 TriCaster Advanced Edition offers an extensive set of multiviewer capabilities both on the main User Interface (UI) and on a second monitor. See how these can be configured to best fit your workflow, including quick changes when you need to be nimble during live productions.     The UI Multiviewer can be configured using the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Free NDI Tools for IP Video Productions

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For those who have TriCaster or other NDI-enabled production systems, but who have not yet tried using NDI sources in production, there are free NDI Tools from NewTek to get you started.  In this video, we will look at several of the free NDI Tools. The NewTek NDI Tools Pack is a free download: NewTek … Read more…