Using TriCaster and ProPresenter to Overlay Lyrics on Video

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Streaming shows how ProPresenter on a Mac can be used in conjunction with TriCaster to overlay text on video output, in this case to supply lyrics on an auditorium display for live presentation during services at a house of worship. ProPresenter sends its “Stage Display” direct to the Mac’s Mini Display … Read more…

Drawing Live Telestrator Graphics on a TriCaster

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Most people are familiar with “telestrating” from network-level sports production, where it has been in use for many years. The ability to draw on video in real time is the domain of the telestrator, a tool that applies graphics via hardware and software to stills and clips of video. FingerWorks makes a telestrator that operates on … 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…

How To Record TriCaster Network Output On A Server

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Many video producers want to ensure that the content they create is safely backed up at a minimum on two systems. You can address this by using TriCaster’s IP workflow feature, “Network Output,” which sends the output of the TriCaster over the network as MPEG-2 video. A networked computer can … Read more…

How To Connect An iPad into TriCaster using AirPlay

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Tablets are becoming the computing device of choice for many people. They often want to share information and displays from these devices and the desire to get this display into video productions is rising daily.  The operating systems on tablet computers have much tighter security than desktop and laptop computers, … Read more…

How To Input A Laptop Webcam & Mic Into TriCaster

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer iVGA and iVGA Pro are examples of the IP workflow offered in NewTek video production products for many years now; both enable a networked computer (Mac or Windows) to act as an input source for a TriCaster on the same LAN.  If you are not familiar with using iVGA Pro … Read more…

How to Output to the Network with TriCaster

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer One IP workflow feature in TriCaster is called ‘Network Output.’ This feature sends an output of the TriCaster over the network as MPEG-2 video. This can be received and used as a source by other TriCasters on the network, which makes it possible to take the finished live production from … Read more…

How To Input Network Video Sources on a TriCaster

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by Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer TriCaster 410, 460, 860 & 8000 feature a Network Video option located in the NET inputs menu. This IP-based feature allows you to pull video files or live video sources from across the Internet into your live production. It’s relatively easy to set up a simple network video server on … Read more…