2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up a Mix-Minus in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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A common production need is for various mixes of the audio minus one or more items. This is called a mix-minus. Some example cases, for new producers: On-air talent has an earpiece to hear directions from the control room as well as all other show audio except the talent’s own audio, to avoid them hearing … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Creating an Animated Buffer in Animation Store Creator

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NewTek multi-camera live production systems 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 a Frame Buffer animation, and demonstrates the types of … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up Hardware Outputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In a previous tutorial we learned How to Set up and Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition. There are also powerful options available for set up and use of the hardware outputs. Navigate to Hardware Configuration Output Tab After a quick review of the Hardware Configuration panel’s Input tab, which provides a variety … Read more…

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…

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: How to Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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One of the first tasks to do when setting up a TriCaster is to plug in cameras and set up the switcher to use those physical inputs as video sources for your production. For this tutorial, our demonstrator will go through the process of configuring the physical inputs, and then assigning them to the switcher’s … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition IsoCorder Capabilities Overview

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  TriCaster Advanced Edition includes the capability to iso-record up to four streams of input and output. This IsoCorder function is tied to the hardware, the actual physical video connectors for in and out. In the switcher UI we can observe that the software virtual channels are labeled Input and numbered either 1-8 or 1-12, … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Using the Interface MultiViewer in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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 TriCaster Advanced Edition offers an extensive set of multiviewer capabilities both on the main User Interface (UI) and on a second monitor. See how these can be configured to best fit your workflow, including quick changes when you need to be nimble during live productions.     The UI Multiviewer can be configured using the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition Replay

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TriCaster Advanced Edition has added replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. In this video, you’ll see how to set up and operate the Replay functions in order to produce a quick replay from one of your cameras. We hope this video is helpful to you, and if you have suggestions … 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…