Video Production > Spotlights

Today's streaming productions scale from impromptu online broadcasts captured via webcam and delivered within a corporate firewall to massive professional multicam productions streamed worldwide. With tutorials,  reviews, and analysis from leading producers, the content on this page looks at preproduction, audio and video capture, encoding, and especially the gear and strategies essential for successful streaming.

Product Spotlight: PTZOptics ZCams

PTZOptics ZCam camera models are available with either wide-angle, 12X or 30X integrated optical zoom lenses.

Product Spotlight: Magewell ProConvert

Magewell's Pro Convert hardware converters let users reliably bring traditional video signals into live, IP-based production infrastructures using NewTek's NDIĀ® technology.

Magewell: Executive Predictions 2019

Nick Ma, CEO and CTO, Magewell

Epiphan Video: Executive Predictions 2019

Mike Sandler, CEO, Epiphan Video

Product Spotlight: Epiphan Pearl Mini

Epiphan Video's Pearl Mini delivers pro-quality live event video production.

Product Spotlight: Teradek VidiU GO

VidiU Go enhances your live productions by increasing network redundancy, improving video quality, and giving you the flexibility to deliver the best possible stream under any circumstance.

Product Spotlight: Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch LCS video encoding appliance makes live webcasting simple, delivering high-quality streams to Facebook Live, YouTube, or a favorite content delivery network (CDN) with multi-camera production value, without operator assistance.

Product Spotlight: PTZOptics 30X-NDI

Winner of Best PTZ Camera for the 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Product Spotlight: SlingStudio Hub Wireless Multi-camera Streaming System

With SlingStudio you can monitor, record, switch, edit and stream live HD-quality video wirelessly to Facebook, Youtube, Twitch, Periscope, Livestream, Ustream, Restream.io, and other RTMP destinations.

Product Spotlight: Telestream Wirecast Gear Ultimate Streaming Bundles

Videoguys has just combined efforts with Telestream, PTZOptics, Xkeys, NewTek, LiveU and Roland to create these full live production bundles - perfect for Houses of Worship, Schools, Government and Corporate Organizations and more!

Product Spotlight: Magewell Ultra Stream HDMI

Making live streaming production remarkably simple even for non-professional users, Magewell's Ultra Stream HDMI standalone streaming encoder enables them to record or stream high-quality video with one click using on-device buttons or an intuitive, accompanying smartphone app.

Product Spotlight: Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch LCS video encoding appliance makes live webcasting simple, delivering high-quality streams to Facebook Live, YouTube, or a favorite content delivery network (CDN) with multi-camera production value, without operator assistance.

Product Spotlight: Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch LCS video encoding appliance makes live webcasting simple, delivering high-quality streams to Facebook Live, YouTube, or a favorite content delivery network (CDN) with multi-camera production value, without operator assistance.

Product Spotlight: Magewell Ultra Stream HDMI

Making live streaming production remarkably simple even for non-professional users, Magewell's Ultra Stream HDMI standalone streaming encoder enables them to record or stream high-quality video with one click using on-device buttons or an intuitive, accompanying smartphone app.

Interview: Varto Keshishian, Varto Technologies

Varto Technologies' Varto Keshishian and Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discuss Varto Technologies' history as a NewTek integrator and the current breadth of their offerings across the streaming and online video landscape.

Best Practices for Encoding and Delivering Dolby Audio to Apple Devices

Over the course of this three-part tutorial series, we'll show you how to deliver Dolby Audio via HLS and play it back on any audio endpoint, including device speakers, headphones, or external sound systems via AirPlay or HDMI.

Sonic Foundry: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

From education to healthcare, it is critical that workers keep up with new products, regulations, and research. Video is the answer.

Encompass Digital Media: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

Publishers need to focus on creating great content, leaving the behind-the-scenes technical details to proven managed service providers.

TVU Networks: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 is going to be the year of experimentation for live video on social platforms. Facebook Live is leading the way, but other platforms are catching up.

DVEO: 2017 Online Video Industry Predictions

2017 will be the year of ubiquitous streaming, as low-cost, high-powered streaming solutions become even more pervasive.