TriCaster Mini: Replay Workflow Using Macros


  Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming has shared another video tutorial, this time on the topic of creating a replay workflow for sports production on a TriCaster Mini with TriCaster Standard Edition software. Whitehead accomplishes this using the macro commands available in TriCaster software. Automation is a strong suit of the TriCaster lines, allowing … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Multi-Angle Replay with TriCaster Advanced Edition


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

Drawing Live Telestrator Graphics on a TriCaster


Most people are familiar with “telestrating” from network-level sports production, where it has been in use for many years. The ability to draw on video in real time is the domain of the telestrator, a tool that applies graphics via hardware and software to stills and clips of video. FingerWorks makes a telestrator that operates on … Read more…

Quick Tip: Rehearsals in Live Sports Productions


Production crews new to live sports often just set up and do a game with no preliminaries. John Servizzi of WebStream Sports shares his experience on why the best production quality is achieved when the crew sets up early and rehearses for the game. More tips on Sports Production Learn more about Sports Production Solutions

Quick Tip: Benefits of Video Program on Campus

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Mark Fratto of Linacre Media brings fifteen years of experience in video production for the Athletic Departments at the University of Maryland and St. John’s University to bear on answering the question, “How does video production benefit the athletic programs and the university?” Another Tip from Mark Fratto:  Gaining Academic Support for Sports Video Programs … Read more…

Quick Tip: Gaining Academic Support for Sports Video Programs

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Mark Fratto of Linacre Media helped build dynamic sports video programs at St. John’s University and the University of Maryland. Both schools now live-streams hundreds of games, events and shows per year (some are broadcast on ESPN3) and each enjoys broad support within their respective universities. What opportunities do sports video programs offer other departments … Read more…

Multiple IN-Point Marking Workflow for 3Play


Back in the days of editing and producing on video tape decks, one of the handy techniques available with some slow-motion video decks in combination with dedicated slow motion video deck controllers was the ability to set several marks during a play, and to be able to start a replay from any of the selected … Read more…

Export/Import Between Avid Media Composer® and NewTek 3Play™


The Ins-and-Outs of I/O Between Different Generations of Avid Media Composer® and NewTek 3Play™ By Kane Peterson Sports video production workflows often use content from many different production systems, of many different generations. For example, sequences edited on various generations of Avid Media Composer® are something frequently exported to 3Play™ systems, either in preparation for … Read more…

3Play: iPad Double Punch Tagging System

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By Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer Tagging replay events with critical information – team name, player number and action type (for example, Eagles/18/touchdown pass) – allows for fast search and replay of exactly the highlights you want to find, when you want them.   Entering this information by typing it in for each clip to be … Read more…

Slow Motion Replay Modes with NewTek 3Play

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With NewTek 3Play, you can replay events in slow motion during your live sports production. The normal mode allows you to set speeds from 0 to 100 percent and the special mode lets you set speeds from -200 to 200 percent. Find more information on NewTek 3Play here. In depth look at all NewTek 3Play features … Read more…