2-Minute Tutorial: Connecting a Webcam to an IP Workflow with NewTek Connect Pro

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  In previous tutorials, we’ve seen how to set up NewTek Connect Pro to serve pre-recorded videos to production systems as NDI sources. NewTek Connect Pro can also serve other video sources available to the host system on which it is running, including webcams that may be built-in or attached.     To engage a … 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…

TriCaster Mini: Creating, Choosing and Using Virtual Sets

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Jan Ozer of Streaming Media Producer provides a walk-through of how to work with virtual sets in the TriCaster Mini. He shows the simplest and most affordable green screen setup, and how to light for the best results. He tunes in the key, and demonstrates the virtual camera work unique to NewTek’s virtual set technology. … Read more…

How to Set Up a Television Studio in Five Minutes

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In this jazzy timelapse video, Philip Nelson of NewTek sets up a television studio kit in 5 minutes that you can take anywhere to produce high-definition, multi-camera video with full graphics, live streaming and virtual set capabilities.  The key to the kit is the TriCaster Mini, which packs all the power of the full-size TriCasters … Read more…

Wistia: The Down-and-Dirty Do-It-Yourself Lighting Kit

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The kindred spirits at video hosting site Wistia provide a lot of learning material for video production and video marketing strategies, giving their users a boost at any level from novice to those with years of experience.  In this video and accompanying article, Chris Lavigne of Wistia covers putting together an effective Do-It-Yourself lighting kit … Read more…

Simple Green Screen Setups on a Budget

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by Jeff Foster Video Producers have been coming up with creative solutions for working on tight budgets for years. Especially now, with digital video cameras that allow you to adjust and set a custom white balance, you can use a less-expensive solution—shooting your scene outdoors, using hardware-store lighting, or even building your own portable lights … Read more…