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…

PTZOptics: Live Drone Footage with TriCaster

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Adding a live aerial shot from an outdoor performance or sporting event can really kick up the cool factor on your live stream for your viewers. Paul and Andy from PTZOptics describe how to capture live footage with a drone and bring it into TriCaster.  They note this was a “fun example of putting together … Read more…

Quick Tip from GeekBeat TV: Converting HDMI and SDI Signals

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So: your studio has a big switcher loaded with SDI inputs, and for field projects you use a small portable HDMI switcher.  Every camera, computer, and mobile device you’ve got has to be able to feed either one. Never fear. Dave Curlee, video producer at GeekBeat TV, serves up the answers to your SDI/HDMI conversion … Read more…