2-Minute Tutorial: How to Set Your System Name on TriCaster

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  This 2 Minute Tutorial features a tip for TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI. When you are working with a number of NDI devices on a network, it is important to be able to distinguish between the devices. Doing so allows you to select and engage those that have the content or cameras that you … 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…

Panasonic PTZ Camera and TriCaster

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This video, shot in Panasonic’s Solutions Centre in the UK, is a demonstration of how Panasonic model AW-HE130 and AW-HE40 remote control PTZ cameras can be used in conjunction with NewTek TriCaster. The connection between these products provides a variety of opportunities with regard to the control and output of the Panasonic models. The TriCaster … 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…

Teradek Network Input to TriCaster

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NewTek Developer Network participant Teradek provides a free Stream Reader plugin for TriCaster which allows integration with their encoder units, including Teradek Cube. With this free plugin, TriCasters operating with Standard Edition or Advanced Edition 3-2 and earlier can receive video streams from Teradek encoders for live production. In this video tutorial, Teradek Support shows … Read more…

Dual Screen Presentation Demo with TriCaster Mini

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Wallfly Live Streaming’s Grant Whitehead provides a technical demonstration of the capabilities of a TriCaster Mini for live presentation. In this video he uses TriCaster Mini to drive up to five outputs, with the two main outputs used both independently, displaying separate images, and as one, with a single image spread across both displays. Macros … Read more…

NewTek University: TriCaster Advanced Edition, 101

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For years, NewTek resellers from around the globe have been making the journey to “NewTek University,” a unique and specialized place of knowledge and learning within NewTek’s San Antonio, TX headquarters. At NewTek U, resellers receive training in the latest features in NewTek products like TriCaster, 3Play, and TalkShow.  It is the fountain head of … Read more…

What You Need to Know For Live Streaming From Your Multicam Studio

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by Allan Tépper This article will cover details you need to know to plan for live streaming, whether from a standard TriCaster or one upgraded to include the TriCaster Advanced Edition. You’ll learn everything you need to know in terms of framerates, CDN (Content Distribution Networks), multi-tier fallback Internet connections, and how to reach more … Read more…

PTZOptics Camera Integration with TriCaster

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Andy Chatfield and Paul Richards of PTZ Optics provide a thorough walk-through of how to setup up and operate their robotic pan-tilt-zoom White Camera with a TriCaster 460 unit running TriCaster Advanced Edition software. The video composites the operators against the UI so you see both what to do and how the cameras move as … Read more…

Quick Tip: Encode Media Beforehand

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Live production frequently requires prepping pre-recorded media clips to be played back during your show. They can come from a variety of different sources and formats.  Speaking from experience, Victor Borachuk, owner of Jupiter Returns production company, advises producers to properly transcode files themselves before playing back pre-recorded media during a live production. Fortunately, with … Read more…