Here's a great look at live sports production in action and how NewTek's broadcasting gear, like the 3Play and TriCaster 460, make live production a breeze.
On Oct. 14, 2016, Anacortes High School opened the doors to its new Seahawks Stadium with a sold-out homecoming football game crowd and a flood of community support, all made possible by the passage of an $86.9 million bond in 2015. As the state-of-the-art facility opened, the Washington school’s Broadcast Club entered a new era of live high school sports broadcasting thanks to new equipment — also made possible by the generosity of the community.... An Affordable Live-Broadcast Solution When the Broadcast Club was established in 2005, only ten events were covered throughout the year. They were recorded on videotape and played back on the city government cable channel. A few years later, when the local AM radio station changed ownership, the new owners teamed up with the club and helped it purchase a TriCaster Studio so games could be streamed on thecube.com. By 2010, the Broadcast Club was producing 30 events per year. Leading up to the opening of the new stadium, the Broadcast Club researched equipment options and found the NewTek TriCaster multi-camera switcher and 3Play instant replay machine could provide the capabilities they need to produce a professional-quality live broadcast of football and soccer games, in addition to other events...[continue reading full story]