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 … 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…

2-Minute Tutorial: Using Capture Cards with NewTek™ Connect Pro

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  Another ability of NewTek™ Connect Pro is that the application can work with any compatible capture card installed on or attached to the host system. Just as with video content that may be on the system, NewTek Connect Pro is able to make the output of the capture cards available on the network as … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: NewTek™ Connect Pro Automatic Playback Over the IP Video Network

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In a previous Tip entry, 2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Up NewTek™ Connect Pro for Media Playback, we showed how to set up NewTek Connect Pro and add its outputs to a switcher’s inputs. NewTek Connect Pro can be a source for any NDI-enabled production switcher, but there are some additional advantages when you use … 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…

Introduction to TriCaster Macros and Automation

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  In this video, Don Ballance introduces TriCaster Advanced Edition automation capabilities, teaching you how to create macros that enable you to repeat both simple and complex operation sequences at a single keypress. Becoming fluent in the language of creating and using macros allows users to harness the true production power available at their fingertips … Read more…