How to Make a Monster (With NDI, Adobe Character Animator and Wirecast)

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Telestream has released Wirecast 7.6, and may have created a monster in the process – or at least temporarily turned Wirecast Evangelist Andrew Haley into one. Their description for this video: “You can now easily capture high-res, low-latency video, screen capture, and graphics sources over your local network or workgroup using NewTek’s Network Device Interface … Read more…

Workflow Study: Keep Communications In-House with MediaDS™

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Stuck with a middleman to stream to yourself? Not so much… One of the conundrums with creating in-house video can be how not to take the content out-of-house to get it to your in-house audience. If your building or campus was wired for closed circuit television you have no problem. But few are, and that’s not an … Read more…

Bring Your Video Archives Online With A Media Server

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A recent article for WorshipTechDirector.com by Tim Dougherty, Senior Solutions Engineer with Wowza™ Media Systems, offers insight about the value of adding a media server for houses of worship. His counsel also applies to government, media, educational, corporate, and nonprofit organizations that regularly create content from live presentations and events. Houses of worship that include … Read more…

TriCaster™ Streaming to Periscope

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Twitter’s Periscope is popular for people who want to broadcast live to friends and followers.  In that capacity, most streams are done from a mobile device or a laptop or computer with a camera, and are a simple continuous shot from the single camera involved.  Businesses with a Twitter following have also used these simple … Read more…

4K Recording with NewTek™ NDI™

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Among the advantages of NewTek™ NDI™ is that it is resolution independent; video at any resolution can be transported with sufficient network bandwidth, and for most resolutions, 1-gigabit network will suffice. NDI also is extremely efficient at encoding various resolutions. For example, on an Intel® i7 CPU, NDI version 2 will encode 1080p at 2200 … Read more…

2 Minute Tutorial: Making a Countdown

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  When you are going to stream live with your TriCaster, it is desirable to put up a countdown so people know they are connected to the stream, it is working, and when your event will start. TriCaster Advanced Edition makes this easy. We can use DataLink along with the TriCaster production clock to accomplish … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Use the Facebook Live Plugin in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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  Here are the quick and easy steps for streaming to Facebook Live with the plugin for TriCaster Advanced Edition. The plugin adds Facebook Live to the list of streaming presets, and you simply select it, make a couple of choices about the options for your stream, and start the stream.  You can also use … 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 Streaming to YouTube Live

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Albert Dupont, Facilitator of Advanced TV Broadcasting (ATVB) at the St. Charles Parish Public Schools Satellite Center in Southeast Louisiana, covers all the bases both on TriCaster and on YouTube Live’s setup screen to get your live stream to air. In addition to the detailed video, a step-by-step text and pictures tutorial has been provided, … 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…