NewTek TriCaster Pro Series Macro Tutorial

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TriCaster’s macros take a complex sequence of events and effects and make them into an easy one-button operation at production time, something that gives a technical director a lot of extra leverage for making live productions into lively, compelling television. These command sequences can be assigned to various devices, including buttons on the control surface, … Read more…

How To Control Your TriCaster Using a Smart Phone

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Shawn Hendrix from KeyCode Media performs double duty as technical director AND on-screen talent using an iPhone 5 to control an unattended TriCaster in the production suite. Control your TriCaster from anywhere using pre-programmed command sequences assigned to buttons on your smart phone.  Select inputs, run pre-recorded video from the DDRs, bring up graphics, connect to … Read more…

iPAD MIDI Control for LiveText

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by Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Wouldn’t it be great if you could control LiveText from your iPad like you can with your TriCaster? With the correct combination of software, it’s possible! Requirements: LiveText v2.x rtpMIDI: download it from this link.http://www.tobias-erichsen.de/software/rtpmidi.html TouchOSC, download from the iTunes store. Bome’s MIDI Translator Classic: http://www.bome.com/products/miditranslator/overview/classic LiveTextMIDIControl ZIP file – … Read more…

Wireless TriCaster Control with TouchOSC

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NewTek product expert Kane Petersen shows you how to set up your iPad or Android tablet for wireless control of your TriCaster. Bonus Files: Here, in two .zip files, are layouts and macros that you can load onto your systems after watching the video. Layouts and Macros for Rev2-4 Layout and Macros for TCAE The … Read more…

3Play: iPad Double Punch Tagging System

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Tagging replay events with critical information – team name, player number and action type (for example, Eagles/18/touchdown pass) – allows for fast search and replay of exactly the highlights you want to find, when you want them.   Entering this information by typing it in for each clip to be … Read more…

iPad MIDI Control for TriCaster

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Hello MIDI, Meet TriCaster TriCaster supports control from MIDI devices.  As one example of how to use this capability to distribute control among multiple operators, this article will explain how to setup the TriCaster with an iPad MIDI app customized for Social Media Publishing.  This will be done using … Read more…

MIDI Control for TriCaster or 3Play Using Windows

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer TriCaster and 3Play support the use of MIDI devices as additional controllers. Among other uses, MIDI devices can trigger scripts made up of sequences of one or more TriCaster and/or 3Play commands. These scripts are called “macros,” and this article will describe how to set up a Windows PC … Read more…