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

Videoguys Product Spotlight: NewTek NDIHX Connect Spark Converters

October 27, 2017

This week’s Videoguys Product Spotlight features the NewTek NDIHX Connect Spark converters.   The come in two flavors, HDMI to NDI or SDI to NDI.  Watch along and see just how easy it is to transmit your HD video signal to your encoding device or switcher.  In this video we show how we use the Connect Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

Top Eight Reasons to Upgrade to Wirecast 8

October 18, 2017

If you need more than one reason to switch to Wirecast 8, Telestream can help.  They’ve listed eight reasons to go along with the Wirecast 8 theme.  But if you haven’t switched yet I hope it’s just because you haven’t heard about the upgrade.  Assuming you have, the list of eight new features should help Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

Moneyball Rules for Educational Video Producers

October 16, 2017

Taking risks in business is part of the game.  If you don’t take risks then you can’t ever expect to achieve anything other than just meeting expectations or worse, falling short.  “Taking risk” doesn’t necessarily mean doing something crazy or outlandish, but maybe something abnormal.  Sometimes the risk being taken is a very well-calculated step Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

LiveU Solo Videoguys Product Spotlight

October 6, 2017

We’re back with our product spotlight videos and this week we’re featuring the LiveU Solo Premium Video Encoder.  This device is powerful, portable and best of all affordable.  It’s featured in a few bundles we have and works well as a great addition to any live streaming workflow.  Especially for productions that venture out from Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

Matrox Monarch LCS for Church Webcasts on YouTube and Facebook

October 3, 2017

With the growing number of web-based entertainment also comes the ease in which to do so.  Webcasts and podcast shows are becoming more and more popular each day and part of that has been the technology behind it.  Companies in this industry quickly realized that many of these productions don’t have the most tech savvy Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

Top 10 Misconceptions About NewTek NDI Technology

September 6, 2017

Apparently with new developments in technology comes rigorous scrutiny.  NewTek is well aware of this and has been fielding criticism for it’s NDI technology seemingly since it’s introduction.  However RedShark has gone ahead and listed the top ten misconceptions and also took the initiative and debunks each one.  The list may seem like a stretch Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

Videoguys Live Webinar: Video Encoder Overview

August 29, 2017

This week’s live webinar was a breakdown of video encoders.  A video encoder is the piece of equipment that enable live streaming broadcasts to do just that, stream out live over the internet.  Our host Jim Bask goes over different encoders from Epiphan, LiveU, Matrox and Teradek.  Each encoder has different and specialized features that Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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

NewTek’s NDI PTZ Camera Awaits Release

July 24, 2017

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,

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

Did you hear? NewTek Now Makes Cameras!

July 20, 2017

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,

4K, UHD and 3D, 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,