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Video Production

Martin Sinclair the CEO and lead engineer of vMix, announced the vMix 25 BETA was ready for download and testing toward the end of 2021. The BETA software is available for download from the vMix forums here. It’s important to note that you should not install BETA software on your main production computer because some […]

Technologies like NDI® and SRT are allowing video producers to send video over the public internet and therefore produce video from anywhere with an internet connection. In fact, a large number of new cloud-based video production solutions are now available to take advantage of these technologies and bring video switching into the cloud. There are […]

There are many important innovations in the video production industry that have occurred over the past decade. Two standards that you should learn about include NDI® and SRT. While these technologies are quite different from one another, they both allow video productions to use PTZ cameras in new and exciting ways.  New Technology in Video […]

Electronic PTZ (ePTZ) uses the technology of digital zoom to provide PTZ-like features on a fixed (non-PTZ) camera. Digital zoom works by simply magnifying pixels to focus only on a portion of the entire camera image at any given time, and magnifying it to fill the entire frame. Since you are only viewing a portion […]

WHAT IS A LOCAL AREA NETWORK? The purpose of this chapter is to provide a basic understanding of how IP networks are set up with respect to video production. In this chapter, you will be challenged to think outside the box about how to plan live streaming and video production systems in the world of […]

USING NDI® AT THE STREAMGEEKS The StreamGeeks are a small team of content creators from West Chester, PA, USA who produce live shows and video content all about live streaming. The StreamGeeks have been using NDI® in a variety of ways to produce video content, live streams, and fully featured webinars. In this chapter, you […]

OBS 27 is now available for download as a release candidate from the OBS website here. Some of the big new features are all about usability which includes Undo and Redo actions, a missing files notification, new controls for virtual cameras, stingers, overlay features, and a long list of other updates. The StreamGeeks have published […]

In the world of live streaming, bandwidth refers to the rate of data transfer your computer and other devices have access to, measured in bits per second. Because bits are such a small unit of data, bandwidth speeds are usually referred to with the prefixes like kilo, mega, or giga. Kilo means thousand, mega means […]

  SRT is a video transport protocol designed to send high quality video over the public internet. SRT stands for Secure, Reliable, Transport. SRT can be used with many popular video production solutions including OBS, Wirecast, and vMix. In fact, there are over 450 members in the SRT alliance. SRT is used by video producers […]

Using Wirecast for live video production often requires the connection of a couple cameras. You can connect cameras to your computer running Wirecast in a variety of ways that you will learn about in this chapter. These options include internal capture cards, external capture devices, USB, IP streams and NDI.   USB Webcams Setting up […]


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