FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2015
NewsMaker Systems Compatible with NewTek IP for Video Network Device Interface (NDI) Standard
NEWSMAKER SYSTEMS AND NEWTEK ANNOUNCE THEIR ONGOING NEWTEK DEVELOPERS NETWORK PARTNERSHIP GROWS WITH ADOPTION OF NDI
MOORPARK, CA – September 8, 2015 - NewsMaker Systems™ today announced its’ NewsCaster™ suite of newsroom automation products will be fully compliant with and will leverage the power and future proof connectivity of the NewTek™ IP for video standard, the Network Device Interface (NDI). NDI is a new open standard for live production IP workflows over Ethernet networks. NDI allows multiple video systems including newsrooms systems, video mixers, graphics systems, sound systems other devices used for live production to communicate with one another over IP. This new protocol can benefit any network-connected video device.
According to Dean L. Kolkey, President, NewsMaker Systems, "This is an exciting time for the industry and working with NewTek and their partners on NDI is truly exciting because it presents a vision for the future of IP-based workflows that is not just an extension of what we have now", said Kolkey.
As stated by Newtek, "The move to IP for professional video production will unquestionably be among the most revolutionary and transformative changes of the decade. We are very excited to be opening our network protocols so that the entire industry can benefit from them," said Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek’s president and CTO. "At launch, NDI will work with applications from almost every major vendor on the market, meaning that it will be broadly available for real-world production use starting in Q4 this year."
In addition to the collaboration Newsmaker System has done with NDI, NewTek has worked closely with over 50 other top manufacturers and developers to allow IP connectivity between industry standard broadcast and video devices, products and solutions.
About NewsMaker SystemsNewsMaker Systems provides enabling automation technologies to bring together the NewTek TriCaster and the worlds largest and most widely used news room computer systems. With over 40 years of expertise in electronic newsroom automation, NewsMaker Systems solutions bring the efficiencies of automation and the operational and cost savings of the TriCaster to any market size and budget.
NewsMaker Systems PR Contact:Dean Kolkey
Tel: (805) 529-7000