Production Hardware

Newtek TriCaster TC-1 Powers Highland Park’s New Mobile HD Studio

Check out this artcile from NewTek on how the City of Highland Park, IL with the NewTek TriCaster. The TriCaster TC1 is a complete, cost-effective production solution that takes advantage of the industry’s leading software-driven video technology and modern networking to provide users with advanced capabilities and future-proof production for the new video reality, while sustaining their proven workflows and leveraging their existing equipment and infrastructure.

From NewTek

System integrators and Elite NewTek resellers Key Code Media worked with the City of Highland Park, IL, to move up from SD production to a mobile HD studio. Home to a variety of festivals and events that the city production team covers, and a local government that values live broadcast and streaming of meetings and sessions, mobile production made sense. Key Code saw to ensuring future-proof production by making the 4K-capable All-IP NewTek TriCaster® TC1 the heart of the live production suite. The TC1 system is the most complete multi-camera live production system on the planet, providing the backbone switching, live streaming, recording, graphics, digital effects, keying, layering, virtual sets and social media publishing tools to produce a modern broadcast from studio or onsite.

The suite includes Panasonic PTZ robotic cameras, which can be placed anywhere and remotely controlled by the technical director operating the TriCaster, or by one camera operator at a dedicated control station. An AJA Video Systems Kumo Router allows access to a larger complement of cameras and devices. A Castus QuickCast is used for scheduling and playout for the government access channel. The entire system was built inside a Bigfoot Mobile case with industrial wheels, allowing the system to be easily transported as a unit and rolled onsite to different locations…read more

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By Christine, September 13, 2018