Author Archives: Mark

NAB 2016 – NDI Announcements

A list of products we have come across that have NDI support announced:   Switching solutions: NewTek TriCaster – Advanced edition for pro series TriCasters vMix – Live Production Software Hardware: Bird Dog Studio – SDI and HDMI to NDI with Tally, D-Tap and Power over Ethernet. Ships summer. Magewell – Pro Capture PCIe 2.0 and USB… Continue Reading

StudioTech’s TriCaster Remote – an app for iOS and Android

StudioTech’s TriCaster Remote – an app for iOS and Android

Demonstration and the history behind StudioTech TV’s first app – TriCaster Remote. This includes a demo (2 mins from the end) of controlling a TriCaster 4000 miles away! (Note the version demo’d here (1.2.3) is awaiting release in the App store and should be available shortly. The current released version 1.1.2 doesn’t have the M/E2… Continue Reading

Blackmagic Design announces Decklink Quad 2

Blackmagic Design announces Decklink Quad 2

11 September 2015   Blackmagic Design didn’t have a press conference today at IBC, and given the handful of announcements that was a sensible decision. The Decklink Quad 2 did catch our eye and, if supported by software vendors this could allow a slew of small form factor products using just one PCI Express card… Continue Reading

Teradek (pre) Announce Cube 600 Series

Teradek (pre) Announce Cube 600 Series

10 September 2015 Teradek are teasing us with a new Cube series, so really a pre-announcement. You can sign up Teradek Cube 600 Sign Up to find out more.. What’s New? Dual HDMI/3G-SDI Input 802.11ac Wi-Fi 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Bidirectional IFB 3D LUT &CDL Color Management ShareLink™ The new standard in H.264 encoding The Cube… Continue Reading

Pre IBC: NewTek announces Network Device Interface

Pre IBC: NewTek announces Network Device Interface

This might be the most significant announcement at IBC. It might not grab the headlines but we may look back on this as a turning point in the use of IP in live video production. The ability to seamlessly share video over IP around a studio will be big. This is something to keep an eye on. You… Continue Reading

Pre IBC: vMix announce version 16

Pre IBC: vMix announce version 16

1 Sep 2015 Australian based StudioCoast Pty Ltd continue to update their popular Windows based vMix Live production software and have just released version 16. vMix Website Release Notes for vMix 16 – 1 September 2015 Feature Highlights MIDI Controller Support ASIO Input and Output Devices Support Scripting support New Audio Effects including Noise Gate… Continue Reading

Pre IBC: NewTek Announces TriCaster Mini HD-4 SDI

Pre IBC: NewTek Announces TriCaster Mini HD-4 SDI

2 Sep 2015 NewTek have announced a new model of their very popular TriCaster Mini, the Mini HD-4 SDI. This is an SDI version of current HDMI Mini and as many existing HDMI Mini users carry  a bunch of HDMI to SDI mini-converters around with them this will be a welcome addition to the TriCaster Family. The Mini and… Continue Reading

Pre IBC: Teradek VidiU Pro with ShareLink™

Pre IBC: Teradek VidiU Pro with ShareLink™

1 Sep 2015 Teradek have announced a new model of the popular VidiU Pro with a (subscription service) technology they call ShareLink™. VidiU Pro delivers high definition live streaming video with the quality and reliability expected in traditional HD broadcast. With Teradek’s latest ShareLink™ technology, you guarantee the bandwidth needed to stream your HD content from… Continue Reading

Pre IBC: Atomos announces 4K HDMI Ninja Assassin

Pre IBC: Atomos announces 4K HDMI Ninja Assassin

1 Sep 2015 Atomos have announced yet another model in their range of leading edge field recorders – the Ninja Assassin, this is a dedicated HDMI 4K/HD Monitor-Recorder targeted at DSLR and Mirrorless cameras. The Ninja Assassin is 10% lighter and 35% more affordable than the award-winning Shogun. Priced at $1295, Ninja Assassin is a… Continue Reading