Roland punches above its weight class with the diminutive but feature-packed Roland V-1SDI all-in-one hardware audio and video switcher.
Posted 05 Dec 2016
Extremely compact in design, KUMO 6464 facilitates long cable runs, minimizes signal interference and fits seamlessly into an array of broadcast, production, post, and AV environments
Posted 30 Nov 2016
Epiphan's David Kirk gives Streaming Media Producer's Tim Siglin the skinny on Epiphan's new 4K-capable streaming appliance, the Pearl 2, at Streaming Media West 2016.
Posted 07 Nov 2016
The 1 Beyond StreamMachine, an all-in-one video switcher, recorder, streaming encoder with graphics and media playback for live event production, now comes in five models designed for different needs
Posted 28 Oct 2016
With only a single 4K camera and encoder with 4K capture capabilities, you can easily tap into the power of a traditional multi-camera setup for a fraction of the cost.
Posted 24 Oct 2016
The PIANI-SPS200 is comprised of TSL Products' SoundField Standard SPS200 mic slotted into the Cinela Pianissimo windshield, which contains flexible inner extensions using SoundField's original connectors, maximising the isolation of vibration and noise handling
Posted 12 Oct 2016
To determine how powerful a system it takes to produce and deliver live event streams, we tested a range of computers (old and new), capture devices, and multiple live streaming software programs, streaming to one or more streaming services, recording archive/ISO files in various formats, and measuring CPU utilization. Read on for the results.
Posted 03 Oct 2016
Hit Factory performance live streamed in 360 degrees on YouTube and www.BarryGibb.com/360, giving fans around the world a better than front row seat to this special performance
Posted 27 Sep 2016
If you frequently produce live or on-demand videos for social media sites, Livestream Mevo can help you produce more polished and engaging videos. While there are some rough edges in version 1.0, and there is a learning curve for operation, Mevo is an essential tool for any organization seeking to leverage the power of video in its social media marketing.
Posted 06 Sep 2016
Wirecast Gear, a portable computer workstation fully configured for live event production and streaming, comes installed with Wirecast Pro live streaming production software with pricing starting at $4,995
Posted 31 Aug 2016
Peter Hartz explains how The Switch leveraged fibre technology to cut, switch, and deliver Univision's live soccer broadcasts from their home office, and how the infrastructure can be used for a range of other purposes including live OTT in this excerpt from his Live Streaming Summit panel.
Posted 25 Aug 2016
When discussing the current state of UHD/4K, "current" is a fast-moving target in mid-2016. This article will introduce you to what you need to know to get into 4K for live production and online video, from codecs to cameras.
Posted 24 Aug 2016
The Roland V-1HD is a versatile and portable entry-level video switcher that features 4 HDMI inputs and a 12 channel audio mixer that differentiates it from video-only switchers and many video switchers with integrated audio functionality.
Posted 08 Aug 2016
VR remains a niche market at this writing, but it's a growing one with huge potential. Here are the latest developments and what it means to adoption in the live production and streaming world.
Posted 18 Jul 2016
If you haven't been watching the live titling space, you've missed the NDI revolution, and your productions may be falling behind in terms of graphics quality. In this article I'll explain what NDI is and how it works, and I'll explore how it enhances the titling capabilities of the NewTek TriCaster, Telestream Wirecast, and vMix GO. I'll also look at the base capabilities of each system and discuss when it's time to consider third-party offerings.
Posted 12 Jul 2016
Even when your video is perfect, nothing sours a streaming experience more quickly than poor audio. Whether you are running the whole show yourself or receiving an audio feed from the "sound guy," there are several areas you need to pay attention to when combining audio into your live video stream.
Posted 11 Jun 2016
The Avid NEXIS | PRO has all the features that Avid's big NEXIS shared storage solutions have, but scaled down for producers with smaller shops but the same need for reliability and sharing functionality that makes NEXIS popular with bigger studios.
Posted 02 Jun 2016
What do you look for in a tripod? Knoxville, Tennessee producers Paul Schmutzler and Jacob Dean explore this and other questions in this video review of the Manfotto 546B tripod along with various fluid heads and different camera rigs.
Posted 30 May 2016
Shawn Lam interviews Blackmagic Design's Bob Caniglia about the URSA Studio Viewfinder, a Streaming Media Best of NAB 2016 award-winning accessory for Blackmagic's popular URSA camera line that contributes to a professional studio camera workflow that producers can build around the camera.
Posted 04 May 2016