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NewTek 3Play 3P2

NewTek 3Play 3P2

The best plays; played better. NewTek 3Play® 3P2 is an unmatched sports replay production solution ensuring sports broadcasters never miss an angle or unforgettable sporting moment with unparalleled connectivity and efficiency across the whole production workflow.

  • 10 channel replay system supporting up to 8 external inputs and 2 outputs
  • 8 concurrent capture streams
  • Record and playback simultaneously
  • Multi-purpose video server with record, clip preview, and playout
  • Preview all angles simultaneously while recording and playing back video
  • Keyframe Pan & Scan for area of interest replays

Spark Plus IO 4K HDMI

NewTek Spark Plus IO

NewTek Spark Plus I/O video converters are the fastest, easiest, and best way to video over IP. Ultra-portable enclosures with resolutions up to UHD 60p, the groundbreaking benefits of NDI®, and a host of tools and capabilities makes NewTek Spark Plus video converters the right choice for all sorts of video applications.

NewTek Spark Plus™ video converters are the fastest, easiest, and best way to video over IP. Ultra-portable enclosures with resolutions up to UHD 60p, the groundbreaking benefits of NDI®, and a host of tools and capabilities makes NewTek Spark Plus video converters the right choice for all sorts of video applications.


NewTek NDI PTZUHD Camera

Meet the world’s first NDI®|HX PTZ camera with Ultra High Definition (UHD) video. A precision engineered camera offering smooth PTZ action, a state-of-the-art Sony sensor and video, audio, control, tally and power with a single cable.

With NDI PTZUHD just plug in and deliver incredible live video across a standard Ethernet network, the ultimate way for you to deliver 4Kp60 video into any IP environment.

Step into the world of NDI powered UHD video – today.

TriCaster Mini 4K NDI Rear Web

TriCaster Mini 4K | NDI

The power of visual storytelling is bigger, brighter, better and bolder than ever with the NewTek TriCaster Mini 4K | NDI.

TriCaster Mini 4K is NDI only. It has 4 x PoE capable ‘NDI’ Network ports on the back, as well as dual standard GbE ports. There are no HDMI or SDI inputs.

TriCaster Mini 4K | NDI supports direct attached NDI PTZ cameras – such as the NEWTEK PTZ NDILUMENS VC-A50PN or the BIRDDOG P4K.

Need to bring SDI or HDMI 4K sources into your production? No problem. Simply attach one of the many NDI encoder solutions – such as a NEWTEK SPARKMAGEWELL PRO CONVERT or perhaps one of the new BIRDDOG 4K FAMILY – and connect any device you want!

3P2 Connected Workflow

With the introduction of the NewTek 3Play 3P2, Your 4K live sports production workflow is now fully NDI. TriCaster 2 Elite and 3Play 3P2 integrate seamlessly to deliver “the most complete, cost-effective, end-to-end IP based live event production workflow ever available from a single solution supplier.”

While TC2 and 3P2 are better together, the new 3P2 is built to play nice in any workflow, with unparalleled collaboration tools allowing production teams to work smarter and faster.

Connect Spark Plus IO then builds the 4K bridge between your existing SDI & HDMI systems, and your advanced NDI workflow. Connect cameras and sources to the input and it converts them to NDI for delivery across your network. Connect projectors and LED screens to the output and any NDI source on the network can instantly be displayed.

Work smarter, faster, bigger and better with NewTek and NDI

NewTek NDI

Introducing the 4th generation of NDI® technology!

“NDI® is a crucial part of the organization’s mission of making software–defined visual storytelling accessible to everyone via the universal power of IP–based video.”

Key New Features:

  • Support for alpha channel and a full 16bit data path. Fully resolution and frame–rate independent.
  • Support for more than 64 channels of floating point audio, at all sample–rates
  • Support for extensible meta–data and time–stamps
  • Fully integrated high efficiency integrated audio and video codecs allowing use within remote and wireless environments
  • Unicast and multicast support, allowing use on local networks or cloud environments. Multi–path modes allow bandwidth to be spread across parallel network connections
  • Support for plug–and–play device discovery or the use of a discovery server
  • Record virtually unlimited numbers of channels of NDI® with negligible CPU usage, including full support for 16bpp support, alpha channel and unlimited audio channels. All recordings are full synchronised – even across machines – to allow easy multi-camera editing
  • Full suite of tools, including video source monitoring, recording, desktop capture, full IP based KVM, test pattern generation, and many more
  • New iOS apps that transform these devices into full frame–rate, wireless UHD cameras
  • Downloadable free Cross platform SDK that allows use within software applications. SDK for embedded devices that includes sample FPGA designs for encoding and decoding streams

“Our mission is to make video accessible to everyone and fun to use. It is clear that software–defined video is changing the way that video is produced. The fourth generation of NDI® technologies look to use IP video to bridge the gap between live and post–production and thus create new workflows that have been previously impossible. With billions of devices worldwide, it should be clear that the mobile devices which connect the world today will play a huge role in the future of video production, which is why we are pushing NDI® technology to seamlessly work on these devices making many already operate as wireless, high quality 4K cameras”

Dr. Andrew Cross, president of R&D for Vizrt Group, parent brand of NDI®

NewTek Introduces Groundbreaking New Software-Driven Products at NAB 2019

Building on its position as the leader in Software and IP video at NAB 2019, NewTek announced today major new software-driven products utilising the universal power of IP video, giving customers breakthrough capabilities and unprecedented options that seek to transform the video industry. From truly cutting-edge show automation, to full live production software designed to run on today’s powerful workstations and servers, to 4K baseband-to-NDI conversion, NewTek’s NAB 2019 product announcements include: Live Story Creator, unlimited recording, multiple simultaneous aspect ratio production, and major advances in Premium Access capabilities, VMC Software, TriCaster® 410 Plus and new Spark Plus converter products including a 4K model that offers customers unprecedented power and ease of use.

“I think it’s clear that IP is the last standard for video production, and the future of video is one based on software and computers” said Dr. Andrew Cross, president and CTO of NewTek. “Our mission is to empower video storytellers and expand their reach, making it fun to create a show and get your message out. If you are a novice or a very seasoned video producer, these new products – Live Story Creator, VMC software, and Spark Plus 4K – offer something extraordinarily powerful.”

Dr. Andrew Cross, president and CTO of NewTek
NewTek Premium Access Live Story Creator

Premium Access with Live Story Creator
Premium Access is now available to every TriCaster owner delivering incredible power and new tools for TriCaster TC1, the new TriCaster 410 Plus, and VMC, as well as older models in the TriCaster line. Leading the pack of new capabilities is Live Story Creator, a revolutionary approach to program automation using Microsoft Word. It is as simple as building a script in Microsoft Word with triggers for actions, once loaded into TriCaster or VMC the show is easily executed. The latest version of Premium Access also includes unlimited recording and replay with full synchronisation for easy multi-cam editing, digital media aspect ratios and frame rates for delivery to digital screens, and much more. The upgrade is free to current subscribers of Premium Access.



TC410 Plus Group with Monitors

TriCaster® 410 Plus
The latest in the line-up of TriCaster integrated production systems, TriCaster 410 Plus provides 8 external inputs, 4 M/Es, 4 mix outputs, along with NDI integration for video, audio and data transmission over IP. The rack mountable system also includes real-time social media publishing, live streaming, multi-channel recording, video playback, integrated multi-viewers, graphics, compositing, virtual sets, audio mixing and much more.


TriCaster Mini Advanced PTZ Bundle Option 2

Have you met the new TriCaster Mini Advanced?

Available for a limited time bundled with Spark Converters or PTZ Cameras for an incredibly powerful, complete and affordable portable live production solution!Check out the TriCaster Mini and Discounted Bundles

Some Key NewTek Technologies

Innovative Solutions for Amazing Productions

With video now readily accessible on screens large and small, anywhere and everywhere, audiences are no longer satisfied with limited options that require appointment viewing—they have come to expect more content, on more screens, all on demand. NewTek live production systems provide you with everything you need to meet these expectations—today and tomorrow. With versions ranging from HD, all the way to 4K and beyond, NewTek live production systems take advantage of the latest technology to keep pace with the constant innovation happening in and around the video industry, while maintaining proven and familiar workflows.

Powered by innovative software-driven technology, NewTek live production systems offer the most leading-edge functionality available in the industry right now, and provide a platform that can grow, adjust and adapt to accommodate emerging formats and workflows.

Complete Production

NewTek live production systems provide the most complete set of tools and capabilities for video mixing, recording, streaming, social media publishing, and more. With hundreds of premium features included, new users and experienced operators can produce spectacular video content for any screen. Learn more about the included features.

Total Control

NewTek live production systems put control where it belongs—in your hands. Command your productions with absolute confidence and incomparable performance, working with custom-crafted user interfaces, multi-screen workspaces, and state-of-the-art, multi-stripe hardware panels.

TC410 Plus Group with Monitors


The most complete multi-camera video production system on the planet. Everything you need to create, stream, broadcast and publish professional video programs in one turnkey system.

NewTek NDI Device Workflow

NDI® Network Device Interface

A new, ground-breaking open protocol enabling IP video workflows across standard GigE networks. NDI allows video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP.

3Play 3P1 Control Panel


Instant replay, slow motion, and more. 3Play systems are for sports producers at all budget levels and cost a fraction of traditional replay systems

MeidaDS Basic Workflow


A revolutionary real-time encoding and streaming video delivery platform merging NewTek’s industry-leading live production technology with the powerful, proven Wowza Streaming Engine™.

Talkshow VS4000


Reach millions of monthly connected Skype users worldwide, add them to guest rosters, and maintain complete confidence in video and audio quality. TalkShow facility-class solutions add live.

NewTek gives storytellers a voice through video

At NewTek, we use innovation and technology to fundamentally change the way video is created and used, allowing more people to share their stories, experiences, and ideas with the world and enjoy doing it. NewTek systems are used worldwide by broadcasters, sports leagues and teams, educators, houses of worship, live event producers, E-sport leagues, web-based talk shows, and more than 80% of the U.S. Fortune 100.

NewTek was founded in 1986 by inventor Tim Jenison. Jenison’s Video Toaster®, the world’s first “television studio-in-a-box”, ignited the desktop video revolution. In 2005, NewTek introduced TriCaster®, the most complete multi-camera video production system, giving content creators solutions to create their own network-level shows and stream them directly to audiences.

Today, NewTek continues to be a change-agent in the video industry, leading the shift to IP video workflows with the NewTek IP Series and NDI® (Network Device Interface).

NewTek is privately owned and headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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