2-Minute Tutorial: Working with Audio in NewTek Connect Pro

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  NewTek Connect Pro includes a number of controls and options for handling of audio for the outputs.  Most of these controls are available on a per-output basis, built into the controls available for each Output monitor in the UI.   The default audio handling is simply to use the audio embedded in a video … Read more…

Making the Right Audio Connections for Live and Corporate Video

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Whether shooting in a corporate studio or in the field at a live event, if you want to get great audio you’ll need to properly connect the right microphones to your cameras for the job, or, when you can, take live audio feed from the studio or location sound board.  Jan Ozer has done a … Read more…

Quick Tip: Simplify Audio Cabling using HD-SDI

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At a major trade event, getting all the audio where it needs to go in your booth can be a headache. Jeff Hawley of Yamaha Company of America shares the way that Yamaha simplified their audio cabling issues at NAMM 2015, and that solution applies as well in other live production setups, including multiple-studio production … Read more…

Enhance Your Skype Video and Audio with TalkShow

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KeyCode Media’s Michael Kammes very capably provides a thorough tour of NewTek’s TalkShow for enhanced Skype video and audio in live video production in this recent episode of Digital Production Buzz’s Tech Talk.  He also adds a variety of tips for integrating TalkShow into your workflow with TriCaster, with particular attention to ensuring the best … Read more…

Quick Tip From Geek Beat TV: Lavalier Microphone Basics for All Occasions

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Dave Curlee, head of production at Geek Beat TV Studios, shows the correct ways to use a lavalier microphone during a live production, whether you are outdoors or in a studio.  Tips include how to shield the mic from the wind if outdoors, accounting for whether the talent will be talking facing straight ahead or … Read more…

Quick Tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus: Setting up Backup Audio

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QuickTip on John Lennon Tour Bus: Get the audio advantage with your live productions as Ryan L’Esperace shows how he creates a backup audio feed on TriCaster productions for the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. This easy solution can help you avoid the pitfalls of losing your main audio feed during a live video shoot. … Read more…

How to Produce Broadcast-Quality Events with the NewTek TriCaster 40

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Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer offers a comprehensive two-part tutorial on producing broadcast-quality live events with TriCaster 40.  His example project is a live webinar that includes how-to’s on: Full-screen video Picture-in-picture video Integrating PowerPoint slides from a separate computer Full-screen and lower-third graphics Disk-based videos Pre- and post-show advertising and credits Transitions … Read more…