4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

NewTek’s NDI PTZ Camera Awaits Release

From Allan Tépper More anticipation continues to build as NewTek‘s release of their NDI | HX products grows nearer.  Mainly the NewTek NDIHX PTZ1 camera, the first native NDI-enabled PTZ camera of it’s kind.  The prospect of NDI capability built into this versatile-type camera plans to aid the evolution of live streaming video.  With the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 24, 2017

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

Editing suites for any editor can be a variety of things.  Maybe an editing “lab” in their film school, a family-used computer with a demo version editing software or a customized set-up with a combination of different devices and brands.  For anyone interested in knowing about major editing suites, Jonny Elwyn‘s article on his page Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware

Important information from BirdDog about NDI converters

Dan Miall the President of BirdDog posted this on an online vMix NDI forum over the weekend. It is very important information that explains some of the differences and benefits of the BirdDog Studio NDI converter vs. the newly released NewTek NDI|HX Spark family of converters.  We will be carrying both and we will be Read More

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By Gary,

Production Hardware, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Choosing the Right Workstation Set-Up for the Job – Randi Altman’s postPerspective

By Lance Holte Figuring out what the workstation you need for a project or your specific needs can seem simple.  Depending on what you want your computer for may dictate your decision.  For professional editors and anyone looking into producing video projects of any kind, there are some questions and concerns you might need to Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 21, 2017

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Did you hear? NewTek Now Makes Cameras!

From David Shapton Yes it’s true!  NewTek is getting into the camera business with their new NewTek NDI HX PTZ1.  It supports NDI, SDI and HDMI as a perfect companion camera with any of their end-to-end IP video production systems.  Connect to any NDI aware streaming and switching solution via simple Ethernet cable!  Due to be released soon, Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 20, 2017

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Newtek Tutorial: Setting Up NewTek’s NDI PTZ Camera and Spark

Welcome to #TutorialTuesday!  Today’s topic is Overview of NewTek NDI PTZ Camera and NewTek Connect Spark.  Here is a great tutorial on how to configure NewTek’s NDI camera and Spark by Zane Condren. Click here to watch the video on Facebook.

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Panasonic Announces New NDI PTZ Cameras & Switcher Coming This Fall

Even before NewTek NDI cameras become readily available for consumers, NewTek is collaborating with Panasonic to come out with their own NDI-enabled products.  Using NewTek technology, Panasonic are coming out with a line of PTZ cameras that are NDI-enalbed and ready to be integrated with other products using NDI.  Adding to their already impressive line Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 19, 2017

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Epiphan Pearl-2 Used to Maximize Viewer Engagement and Deliver Next-Level Live Production

In recent years, live video streaming has become a regular form of communication, information sharing and entertainment.  As the technology furthers the products allowing this to be achieved are also becoming more advanced.  However a large consumer-base for these products aren’t necessarily video production professionals and could be overwhelmed by the workflow entailed. Luckily there Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

Videoguys Webinar: SONY SSD G-Series Drive for Video Professionals

SONY has recently released a new solid state storage device directly targeting video professionals: SONY SSD G-Series Drives.  Branded as the ultimate SSD for any production Sony has backed up that statement with technology allowing for incredible speed and reliability.  Gary Betan explains more about this powerful SSD and the other products it was made Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

New! Integrated Native Support for YouTube Live & Facebook Live on Matrox Monarch HD & Monarch HDX

Matrox® Video today announced a major update to the Matrox Monarch HD and Monarch HDX professional streaming and recording encoders, adding native support for two of the world’s most popular live video streaming platforms, Facebook Live® and YouTube Live. By simply copying a unique Facebook or YouTube access token from the Monarch’s powerful Command Centre Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,