2-Minute Tutorial: Augmented Reality – Parallax in Virtual Sets

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As we learned in a previous video, a function in the Mix/Effects (M/E) bus is Augmented Reality that can attach an overlay to a virtual set using TriCaster Advanced Edition LiveSet so that it behaves as though it is built into the set. Augmented Reality also offers other capabilities with respect to overlay layers, including … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Customize a Virtual Set with Augmented Reality

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When we work with TriCaster Advanced Edition, we can work with powerful Mix/Effects buses or M/Es, that allow a technical director to assemble a sequence of operations including switching between live inputs, rolling pre-recorded content, engaging LiveSet virtual sets and moving a virtual camera camera within them, and integrating still and motion graphics with all … 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…

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…

TriCaster Mini: Creating, Choosing and Using Virtual Sets

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Jan Ozer of Streaming Media Producer provides a walk-through of how to work with virtual sets in the TriCaster Mini. He shows the simplest and most affordable green screen setup, and how to light for the best results. He tunes in the key, and demonstrates the virtual camera work unique to NewTek’s virtual set technology. … Read more…

Photoshop PSD to TriCaster Virtual Set Editor Walk-through

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Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming provides a concise walk-through of how to bring a Photoshop PSD file into Virtual Set Editor, to create or modify a virtual set for TriCaster. He shows how to move around “virtual monitor” elements to which you can map video or images, set up proper reflections for those on … Read more…

Get Better Green Screen Results from Your TriCaster

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By Jeff Foster If you’re new to green screen keying or just dissatisfied with the results you’ve been getting – hold off on calling NewTek tech support until you’ve examined your production process. 90% of a successful chromakey is done before the image appears on your screen in your TriCaster Studio! Do you have the … Read more…

How To Produce Multi-Camera Video With TriCaster Mini

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Video production and streaming expert Jan Ozer provides a tutorial overview of the live production capabilities of the TriCaster Mini HD-4.  The bases are well covered with a video walk-through, and a detailed article with photos of the product setup and UI shots.   Keying controls and virtual sets are also covered. Read the tutorial … Read more…

Create 3D Overlay Effects in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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NewTek trainer-in-chief Don Ballance demonstrates two of the exciting possibilities offered by Augmented Reality: Size and position a graphic overlay into a virtual set and lock it in place. Now it is part of the set itself and moves as the camera moves. Add a presenter into a set. Adjust the new parallax control and … Read more…