There is a reason why Microsoft Skype and NewTek TalkShow work so well together. Both companies collaborated on the development of TalkShow in order to maximize the features and performance of Skype TX for video broadcasters. There is no easier, more straightforward way to bring in live remote video via Skype into your production environment. TalkShow technology ensures you get the highest possible video quality from your existing bandwidth while maintaining audio sync. If you are thinking about using remote talent in your productions, you owe it to yourself to watch the videos here and learn more about the amazing power and performance of Skype and NewTek TalkShow.
How To Add Remote Guests Into A Live Broadcast Using Skype
“There’s been an enormous explosion in the growth of participatory television.”
That is an appropriate lead statement in From Box to Broadcast, a 4-part video tip series created by our friends at Skype in Media orienting producers to the benefits and basics of the Skype TX controller used in NewTek TalkShow.
The simplicity of Skype video over the Internet created a platform to add remote guests without requiring expensive satellite feeds. But Skype wasn’t necessarily created with live broadcasting in mind.
Skype TX software addresses broadcasters concerns and products like TalkShow turn it into a professional-grade solution that makes it a must-have component in any live production studio.
Introducing Skype TX
From X Factor to X Games and Sky News to Ellen — there’s been a lot of excitement within the broadcast industry over Skype TX. As we see participatory television grow ever more popular, this hardware and software solution for using Skype in broadcaster’s workflow is also growing in popularity amongst industry professionals.
And the beauty is in its simplicity — designed to give the best possible Skype experience in the studio, it enables broadcasters to encourage their audience to engage with their content in ever more creative ways.
Used in 49 countries, Skype TX provides an all-in-one solution, which can “plug and play” into your infrastructure. Whether you’re a vlogger or a tier one broadcaster, see why Skype TX is creating such interest within the broadcast industry in the first video from our four part From Box To Broadcast series.
Skype TX. Let’s get started
Skype TX is a hardware and software solution for using Skype in your broadcast workflow. Taking up a tiny one RU of rack space, you’ll find it easy to install, and totally simple to use. Connection is made via HDSDI and you even have the added flexibility of using analogue audio. You can also effortlessly add and control multiple Skype TX units from just one window.
Get ready for your next call by watching the second guide of our series of four films. Here you’ll learn more hints and tips on how Skype can help you get the most out of your next production.
Skype TX controller — putting you in driving seat
Skype TX controller is at the heart of Skype TX’s functionality — providing everything you need, within one window.
Skype TX controller really does put you in charge — hence the name. From logo positioning, aspect ratio and even being able to set up the minimum resolution of the video that you’re receiving — it’s all about control, simplicity and quality.
For more hints and tips on getting the most out of Skype TX, watch our third guide in a series of four films that explain everything you need to know about the new Skype TX controller.
Setting up remote callers, our hints and tips
Because remote calls often suffer from problems, we’ve got a range of handy hints and tips that will guide you to perfect results.
Often it’s the simple things that make the biggest difference. For example, just a few adjustments to a window curtain, making sure you sit in the right place and using the correct type of mic and camera should all guarantee great results. What’s better — Wi-Fi or wired? Our short film will help explain how to get the best quality and stability if you want to set up a remote call like a pro.