4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

AJA Io 4K Plus Thunderbolt 3 I/O Device

As predicted, IBC this year as always was a hotbed of activity this year.  Not surprising of course, but AJA unveiled a few new products at this year’s IBC.  AJA has a new line of mini converters dubbed the “FiDO” line that converts “12G to fiber and vice versa”.  Also AJA is implementing price cuts Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, September 19, 2017

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

How to Use NewTek Connect Spark with 3rd-party NDI® Switchers & Shy-Progressive Cameras

NewTek is continuing to assist filmmakers with their constant eye on making live streaming easier.  Not just with the equipment they’re releasing, but with articles like these helping users use their products with othere non-NewTek devices.  This article aims to show users how to use their NewTek Connect Spark devices with varying cameras.  Mainly with Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, September 18, 2017
NewTek Best of Show IBC 2017

Industry News and Press Releases, Production Hardware, Streaming

NewTek Wins Best of Show IBC 2017 with NDI Version 3 & NDI PTZ Camera

NewTek is honored that two of our newest products have been recognized with Best of Show Awards at IBC 2017. NewTek NDI® version 3, royalty-free technology that allows video and audio sources plus metadata and communications to be shared bi-directionally across an IP network, received a NewBay Media Best of Show 2017 Award from TVTechGlobal NewTek NDI® PTZ Camera, Read More

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By Britt,
liveu

Industry News and Press Releases, Streaming

LiveU Solo HDMI Enhances Live Streaming Productions

LIVEU EXPANDS SOLO PORTFOLIO TO ENHANCE LIVE STREAMING PRODUCTIONS Expanded portfolio now includes an HDMI version, the Solo Studio featuring cloud-based graphics production tools, and iOS app LiveU is extending its Solo product line of professional-grade wireless video encoders to accommodate the growing needs of online content creators streaming to social media and other online Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Production Hardware, Streaming, User Stories and Reviews

Jim Davis at DVS Direct Demo Videos of NewTek NDI|HX Products

Demo of the new Newtek NDI Connect Spark. This device will convert HDMI or SDI video to NDI IP video. Works with any NDI enabled device . A demo of the worlds first fully enabled NDI Camera. The new PTZ Camera from NewTek. Works with all NDI Applications like the Newtek TriCaster, Vmix, Streamstar Livestream Read More

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By Britt, September 15, 2017
Epiphan

Production Hardware, Streaming, User Stories and Reviews

Video Switchers for Streaming Suitable for Churches

We rounded up this article from Worship Tech Director because it features streaming video switchers for churches and worship services. If you are a church looking to start live streaming, this is a good place to start. The author makes a great point at the end, “A few years ago, there was a statistic floating Read More

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By Britt,
University Tests NDI

4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Streaming, User Stories and Reviews

University Tests NDI® to Remedy Space, Budget Limitations | NewTek Studio

From NewTek Blog By Heather Halsey Like many universities across the country, the athletics department at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has experienced some growing pains over the last few years as its video production requirements have evolved. Earlier this summer, NCCU partnered with Jack Guthrey of Marshall Graphics Systems to examine whether a cutting-edge Read More

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By Britt,
Why HEVC H.265 Matters

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

Teradek Whitepaper: Top 4 Reasons Why HEVC (H.265) Matters

From Teradek The video ecosystem is evolving, and the hot topic right now is the shift from AVC to HEVC. H.265 / High Efficiency Video Compression (HEVC) is the newest video compression standard that technology has been gradually shifting towards, and while the standard isn’t exactly new by any means (it was first ratified in Read More

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By Britt, September 14, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Computers, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

5 Ways Your Company Should Use Live Video

A company’s use of live video can help grow that business exponentially.  Whether it’s for advertising, meetings or any other application possible it’s important to use the right equipment.  Epiphan has been a leader in live video streaming technology with their Pearl and Webcaster series of products.  They’ve gone and listed the five ways company’s Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,
Skype TX

Streaming

Skype TX gets an Emmy Award

See how all the hard work paid off for Skype TX with their recent Emmy award for technology & engineering in 2017. In the four years since inception, the Skype TX team has worked hard to help push the boundaries of broadcast television, and that hard work has paid off with an Emmy® Award for Read More

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By Courtney Wach,