NewTek Debuts New NDI Native Flex Control Panel
NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has strengthened its line of control panels with the all-new Flex. With Flex, operators can now take direct control of PTZ devices, audio connections, audio and video mixing, and talkback—all connected with NDI.
No other NewTek control panel offers audio and video mixing, PTZ Control, and talkback in a single unit. With these controls built directly into the panel, it significantly reduces the margin for error, according to the company.
NewTek says the features built into Flex offer operators “greater precision and control than any other control panel available”. With the addition of audio I/O, Flex instantly expands the on-board I/O of any TriCaster with the option to add external sources directly to the NDI ecosystem.
For years operators have been physically tethered to video switchers with fixed cable runs, and complex set-ups without the ability to change location. Flex is the only NewTek control panel to simply connect to a network with NDI and have control of any video switcher on that network, designed to give operators the ultimate in production freedom.
“Over the course of the last several years, the demand for high quality distributed production has grown beyond measure. We recognize the need for operators to be able to adapt to any workflow and the Flex does just that—all with the power of NDI. Offering greater control and connectivity than ever before, it’s our most flexible and powerful control panel yet,” said Chris McLendon, senior product manager, NewTek.
NewTek Flex is available now and is priced at $9,495MSRP. International pricing may vary.
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