The American Movie Company TriCaster/WebCast team was flown to the the Caribbean island of Bonaire to do a live WebCast for the world famous Sand Dollar Resort and Scuba Center. WebCasting on Location We were webcasting in Bonaire a beautiful island off the coast of South American. It’s part of the ABC Islands Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. We brought our TriCaster 850 as well as the new TriCaster 40 as back up. The TriCaster 850 has been our dream machine on location, freeing us from satellite dishes and transmission trucks which were not only unavailable in the exotic locations we prefer to shoot in but when available they […]
Best Camera for Webcasting via TriCaster There are a number of good options for camera choices for the new HD TriCaster models like the TCXD450 and TCXD850, if one is (as I am) considering great sports coverage at a very affordable price.. I have a personal stake in this as need to WebCast my nephew’s baseball games all summer and will want to buy eight cameras for our TriCaster 850 extreme. (Actually, I would want the eight cameras anyway to save on the crazy rental costs.) Right now I’m renting Sony EX3’s. Great cameras, but I think we can do better, with these new offerings form Panasonic and BlackMagic. I’d […]
Virtual Sets A virtual set in a typical television studio consist os a blend of real-time of people an /or other real objects and computer generated digital environments and objects in a seamless virtual reality-like manner. A key point of a virtual studio is that the camera can move in 3D space, while the of the virtual camera is being rendered | in real-time from the same perspective. There exist many technical solutions for creating virtual studios, but most of them include the following components. Camera tracking, that uses either optical or mechanical to create a live stream of data describing the exact perspective of the camera. Real time rendering […]
All of the country, green screen studios have increased in popularity in video productions. A lot of things you seen on TV or in movies was filmed using a green screen. Many people have no idea what a green screen is or what it can do despite the fact that they are used all the time. By using a green screen, you can make videos that are more exciting than ever before. Don’t start in video production until you know about perhaps its greatest and most creative asset: green screens.
TriCaster disaster averted by an amazing catch by our quick thinking bikini models. We had a live WebCast scheduled for Microsoft execs in five cities: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Miami. What was unusual about the Miami TriCaster gig ,was the fact that we were aboard a rather amazing yacht cruising the inland waterway far from an Ethernet connection. Normally, WebCasting without an Ethernet connection or active Wi-Fi is not possible. but thanks to the amazing Vazzat wireless web system from KenCast, we were doing an eight camera 1080p HD live web streaming shoot with a prototype Newtek TriCaster 855. We boarded the yacht in Ft Lauderdale […]
Astoria NYC TV Station and video studios are all connected via fiber to dishes on our roof which broadcast TV to the world via satellite. The stage has three professional pedestal cameras. Also available are: TriCaster 850 Extreme, Teleprompter, Jib, Red Epic Camera, Scarlet X, Sony F900, Sony F100 and Arri Alexa. We can WebCast to the Internet from all studios, Studio B is directly connected to the machine room and master control room . CLICK ON PICTURE TO ENLARGE Astoria Studio TV Stage B News Set
Web Streaming Music Concerts with the Tricaster By Vanessa Ventura, Queen Of Streaming Media The concert, music theater and cabaret scene in New York City and Hollywood are increasingly turning to Tricaster technology to record and live stream music events of all types. It just makes good sense to turn to the terrific, cost saving advantages of Tricaster technology. The idea that you can replace a huge, expensive production truck with all it’s cables run from outside the venue all the way to cameras all over the theater with a small road case Tricaster close to the action is a powerful incentive to video production professionals everywhere. The fact that […]
Why I Prefer Using the New Tricaster 450 for Sports Coverage By Vanessa Ventura, Queen of Streaming Media. I’m a total sports nut and keep loosing boyfriends because I act like I know more about sports than they do. Which I almost always do. At any rate, here I’m talking about covering sports video production with the Tricaster 450 Extreme. Streaming sports with the Tricaster 450 Extreme has become more and more popular. While the Tricaster 850 gives younthe advantage of twice as many cameras for most events such as boxing, Mui Thai Kickboxing, basketball, baseball and even surfing The TCXD 450 with four 1080 p HD cameras is […]