2-Minute Tutorial: Using Capture Cards with NewTek™ Connect Pro

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  Another ability of NewTek™ Connect Pro is that the application can work with any compatible capture card installed on or attached to the host system. Just as with video content that may be on the system, NewTek Connect Pro is able to make the output of the capture cards available on the network as … Read more…

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…

Drones: Resources for Rules and Best Practices

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The video capabilities of small unmanned aircraft, popularly called drones, have reached a point where they are of major interest for adding additional shot angles for nearly any type of video production. While the craft offer breathtaking views of outdoor events, they can also provide alternate (and mobile) angles for productions taking place inside reasonably … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Move a Virtual Camera in TriCaster Virtual Sets

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In an earlier 2-Minute Tutorial video, Don Ballance showed you how to set up a TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet virtual set in a Mix/Effects (M/E) bus. While one requirement of virtual sets is that we are always working with a locked down camera that never moves, TriCaster Advanced Edition provides the ability to do “virtual” camera … Read more…

Panasonic PTZ Camera and TriCaster

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This video, shot in Panasonic’s Solutions Centre in the UK, is a demonstration of how Panasonic model AW-HE130 and AW-HE40 remote control PTZ cameras can be used in conjunction with NewTek TriCaster. The connection between these products provides a variety of opportunities with regard to the control and output of the Panasonic models. The TriCaster … Read more…

Teradek Network Input to TriCaster

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NewTek Developer Network participant Teradek provides a free Stream Reader plugin for TriCaster which allows integration with their encoder units, including Teradek Cube. With this free plugin, TriCasters operating with Standard Edition or Advanced Edition 3-2 and earlier can receive video streams from Teradek encoders for live production. In this video tutorial, Teradek Support shows … Read more…

Student Made TriCaster Tutorial – Silent Film

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Students at Boardman High School in Ohio made a light-hearted mini-tutorial in silent-film style with a few basic points about the TriCaster, plus white-balancing a camera, for local Education Access channel, BSTN. The project was written, produced, directed and shot by Nicholas Cessna and Dana Lundy, and featured Jett Ventresco as the student who needs … Read more…

TriCaster to WireCast to YouTube Live

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a thorough treatment of the equipment and procedures he set up for the Salvation Army for a portable live production and streaming setup. Whitehead first gives a tour of the equipment used in the multi-camera and networked setup and how it is all put together and operated. He … Read more…

TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

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Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG providers, they provide training resources for their users. Here we share their entry level tutorial for using the keying and virtual set features on TriCaster. The guidance on green screen lighting and placement of your … Read more…

Controlling PTZOptics Cameras with Rocosoft IPCam on TriCaster

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Paul Richards and Andy Chatfield of PTZOptics demonstrate the latest in IP/Network camera control for operating PTZOptics’ cameras (and other makes of robotic Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras) from TriCaster. The Rocosoft IPCam Controller application also allows for the operator to make use of a connected USB joystick to control PTZ cameras.  Andy concludes with an example of … Read more…