2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition: Intro to Media Player “Show on Program”

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TriCaster Advanced Edition includes new replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. This video builds on two of our previous tutorials: 2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition Replay.  Watch this to see the basics of how to set up and operate the Replay functions (you’ll learn to do a quick replay from … Read more…

Using NewTek Connect Pro to Monitor NDI Sources from Other Devices

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  NewTek Connect Pro can serve a variety of video sources as NDI streams for a video production IP workflow, plus give you quality controls for the video streams it provides. The application’s capabilities go beyond the system on which it is installed, however. NewTek Connect Pro can also help you turn any available system … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Undo in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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  When we work with software such as a word processor we are used to having an undo button. This allows us to undo our recent actions and correct mistakes or revise our approach very quickly.  This is not something we are used to seeing in a live production switcher, but TriCaster Advanced Edition adds … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Media Player Editing Tools

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  Don takes a look at more of the editing capabilities now available in media players in TriCaster Advanced Edition.   A previous tutorial covered a number of controls to adjust clips on the tool bar at bottom of the media player, including setting in and out points (those controls are enclosed in the red … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Automatic Video Playback in TriCaster

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Here’s a 2-minute tutorial about the Autoplay functions in the media players inside TriCaster. TriCaster features a lot of different types of media players that feature a lot of controls. Let’s look at two of these controls very quickly. The first control is the Autoplay control and it is found on the left side, bottom … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Move a Virtual Camera in TriCaster Virtual Sets

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In an earlier 2-Minute Tutorial video, Don Ballance showed you how to set up a TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet virtual set in a Mix/Effects (M/E) bus. While one requirement of virtual sets is that we are always working with a locked down camera that never moves, TriCaster Advanced Edition provides the ability to do “virtual” camera … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Setup A Virtual Set on TriCaster

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In this 2-minute tutorial, Don Ballance shows you how to very quickly set up a virtual environment (TriCaster LiveSet) inside of a Mix/Effects (M/E) bus using TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI.  Current TriCasters models come with either four or eight multiple M/E buses, where we setup our virtual sets. Each M/E can house a different … 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…

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…

NewTek TriCaster Pro Series Macro Tutorial

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TriCaster’s macros take a complex sequence of events and effects and make them into an easy one-button operation at production time, something that gives a technical director a lot of extra leverage for making live productions into lively, compelling television. These command sequences can be assigned to various devices, including buttons on the control surface, … Read more…