2-Minute Tutorial: Creating an Overlay Transition in Animation Store Creator

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TriCaster and 3Play both 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 depicted … Read more…

Introduction to NDI in ClassX LiveBoard Graphics Playout System

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With this tutorial, ClassX presents their integration of NewTek NDI IP video transport technology into LiveBoard, their live graphics playout software. This video tutorial shows how ClassX engineers have managed NDI output and inputs within the product, and a usage example. NewTek’s NDI technology takes a relevant place in all ClassX Broadcast Applications for both … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Switch Multiple Live Video Layers

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  Delegation is the act of selecting what the main T-Bar on your TriCaster Control Surface or UI is going to control.  The process is very simple. Your resources such as inputs, downstream keyers, buffers, etc., all have representations on the UI, and most of those UI sections include a thumbnail monitor.  You can delegate … Read more…

Using NDI-Enabled Ventuz 5 With NewTek TriCaster

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Ventuz Technology has leveraged the resources of the NewTek Developer Network NDI SDK to integrate NewTek NDI into their state-of-the-art real-time 3D graphics suite for broadcast production, Ventuz 5. In this video, the user learns how to engage the capabilities offered by the new IP workflows. The demonstrator shows how to activate and use NDI … Read more…

Changing Title Defaults in TriCaster

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A common task in pre-production is to test a number of styles for the onscreen text and graphics. A convenience for such testing is the ability to have desired text and a logo graphic in place as you switch between style templates, and this can be accomplished with the Datalink key defaults available in TriCaster … Read more…

Quick “Getting Started” with LiveText

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Stephen Heywood of TheTechBuzz offers a quick tutorial on how to make a lower third in NewTek’s LiveText CG 2 graphics and character generator, and make it available for use at broadcast time in TriCaster. The tutorial gives a good sense of how quick an easy it is to make professional quality graphics and text … Read more…

How to Shoot and Stream Live Interviews with TriCaster Mini and Skype

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Lon Seidman’s Lon Reviews Tech Youtube Channel has over 80,000 subscribers and growing. Among his popular features are the “behind-the-scenes” videos that demonstrate how he produces quality shows as a one-person crew working both sides of the camera. In this video, he shows how he conducts live interviews, operating a TriCaster Mini for switching, graphics … Read more…

Photoshop PSD to TriCaster Virtual Set Editor Walk-through

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a concise walk-through of how to bring a Photoshop PSD file into Virtual Set Editor, to create or modify a virtual set for TriCaster. He shows how to move around “virtual monitor” elements to which you can map video or images, set up proper reflections for those on … Read more…

Creating a Ticker Tape for TriCaster in Adobe Premiere Pro

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Staffordshire University’s Media Centre is training a new generation of film and television producers and journalists in the UK, and the staff delves into how production tools can be integrated. In this video, specialist technical instructor Chris Leese shows how to create a “ticker tape” animated text crawl in Adobe Premiere Pro for use on … Read more…

How to Create an Animated Weather Map for TriCaster with Adobe Premiere

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  Modern production facilities blend a variety of tools to achieve the best capability and quality for their finished productions. Staffordshire University Media Centre is mindful of this integration and interoperation of tools in the training materials they prepare for the new generation of film and video production and journalism professionals in the UK. Specialist … Read more…