Stream Live Events with PTZOptics Cameras and TriCaster Mini

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Robotic “pan/tilt/zoom” cameras are on the upsurge both for increasing affordability and for how they can contribute to overcoming limited production staff for live event and studio production. In this video, Paul Schmutzler of VideoGuys covers the steps needed to set up and stream a live event with one operator handling both the TriCaster and … Read more…

Quick “Getting Started” with LiveText

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Stephen Heywood of TheTechBuzz offers a quick tutorial on how to make a lower third in NewTek’s LiveText CG 2 graphics and character generator, and make it available for use at broadcast time in TriCaster. The tutorial gives a good sense of how quick an easy it is to make professional quality graphics and text … Read more…

Using NewTek’s NDI with Medialooks’ MPlatform and MFormats SDKs

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“Thanks to the NewTek guys! Their implementation is very good. Their SDK is very simple and nice. We really liked it.” — Boris Mezhebitskiy, CTO, Medialooks. Medialooks, creators of commercial video and broadcast development APIs MFormats and MPlatform, have integrated support for NDI into their products. The Medialooks team has provided a demo video, embedded … Read more…

TriCaster to WireCast to YouTube Live

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a thorough treatment of the equipment and procedures he set up for the Salvation Army for a portable live production and streaming setup. Whitehead first gives a tour of the equipment used in the multi-camera and networked setup and how it is all put together and operated. He … Read more…

CasparCG as NDI™ Source

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NewTek workflow expert Kane Peterson takes you through the steps to set up a third party CG application to connect over the network to the TriCaster via NewTek NDI™. Using open source CasparCG, Kane takes you through installing and configuring the application, then acquiring, installing and configuring the NewTek NDI applications that will make this … Read more…

TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

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Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG providers, they provide training resources for their users. Here we share their entry level tutorial for using the keying and virtual set features on TriCaster. The guidance on green screen lighting and placement of your … Read more…

How to Shoot and Stream Live Interviews with TriCaster Mini and Skype

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Lon Seidman’s Lon Reviews Tech Youtube Channel has over 80,000 subscribers and growing. Among his popular features are the “behind-the-scenes” videos that demonstrate how he produces quality shows as a one-person crew working both sides of the camera. In this video, he shows how he conducts live interviews, operating a TriCaster Mini for switching, graphics … Read more…

Using TriCaster and ProPresenter to Overlay Lyrics on Video

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Streaming shows how ProPresenter on a Mac can be used in conjunction with TriCaster to overlay text on video output, in this case to supply lyrics on an auditorium display for live presentation during services at a house of worship. ProPresenter sends its “Stage Display” direct to the Mac’s Mini Display … Read more…

Upload Your NewTek TriCaster Video to YouTube

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Key Code Media producer/engineer Shawn Hendrix shows how, within just moments after wrapping a “behind-the-scenes” segment for a live production, the finished product can be uploaded to YouTube directly from within the TriCaster interface, with a few simple menu selections. In this case, Shawn is recording himself going about the upload process on the same … Read more…