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TriCaster Lunch & Learn Seminar: “Learn How to Broadcast, Project, Live Stream and Record Full HD Programming” July 15, 2010 KCM San Francisco

NewTek and Key Code Media
Invite You to Join Us On
Thursday July 15, 2010
TriCaster™ Lunch & Learn Seminar
“Learn How to Broadcast, Project, Live Stream and Record Full HD Programming”

 

 

For the first time, the ability to produce and deliver live HD network-quality television is open to everyone. NewTek’s TriCaster™ TCXD850 is
re-defining high definition portable live production that makes it possible for you to broadcast, project, live stream or record full HD programming.

Come get a sneak preview of the TriCaster™ TCXD850 (shipping July 15, 2010)  in action as we demonstrate and discuss streaming with the TriCaster can increase advertising inventory and sponsorship revenue and allows producers and sponsors to reach a more diverse and global audience.

Key Code Media, Applications Editor, Rick Puleo will demonstrate how the newest model in the TriCaster family of portable production devices can be used for anyone wanting to produce network-style productions and streams with an end-to-end HD 1080i video pipeline, including effects, keying and virtual sets.

This durable rack mount system provides the highest quality, 32-bit floating point with 4:4:4:4 video processing. It accepts HD video in almost all video formats and sources, including HD-SDI, SDI, component, Y/C, or composite. Whether you work with a team or operate on your own, the new TriCaster™ is easy to learn.

We’ll show you the benefits of the TriCaster™ TCXD850 and you’ll also learn:

  • How to mix both HD and SD on the same timeline in real-time, for complete flexibility
  • How to easily create and updated titles and graphics-on-the fly, during your live production
  • How to create a live virtual set in HD giving you the flexibility of expansive, professional sets regardless of the size of your location or limited space
  • How to deliver a live stream directly to the web with ONE BUTTON recording captures your live production as a full HD resolution video file

and much more!

WHEN

12:00pm-12:30pm
Check-In and Lunch

12:30pm-1:30pm Seminar

Thursday

July 15, 2010

WHERE  
Key Code Media
55 Hawthorne St Ste 430
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Howard & Folsom)

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

 SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTER TO ATTEND TODAY!

NewTek Launches 22-Channel TriCaster™: NewTek TriCaster™ TCXD850 elevates performance, inputs, capacity,overlays and dynamic HD virtual sets

April 19, 2010 1 comment

LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – April 12, 2010 –NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that it has launched TriCaster™model TCXD850, the latest addition to the TriCaster line of high definition (HD) portable live production systems. This new TriCaster offers a 22-channel switcher, with eight HD or standard definition (SD) digital or analog inputs, two DDRs, titles, stills, two network inputs and eight virtual/mix channels.

“Tricaster TCXD850 takes the TriCaster product line to a new level of performance, introducing a rack mount system with significant new capabilities, at all levels of production”, said Andrew Cross, executive vice president, engineering, NewTek.”This latest TriCaster continues to change expectations about what is possible in HD live production, enabling producers to deliver compelling live events, successfully engage their audience and create new revenue streams.”

TriCaster TCXD850 benefits and features include:

  • 22-channel switcher with eight digital or analog inputs, two DDRs, two network inputs, titles, stills and eight virtual/mix channels

  • Advanced overlay capabilities include rotation, positioning and scaling in 3D plus animated effects

  • New live virtual sets in HD include double box effects with options for stand-up and one or two presenters

  • Photorealistic LiveMatte ™ virtual sets system with advanced matte generation and spill suppression for every switcher input

  • Two network inputs deliver graphics from LiveText™, presentations from a PC or Mac® using iVGA™ or other computer sources to the switcher or overlay channels

  • Simultaneous monitoring of all switcher inputs at full field-rate and signal integrity verification with color Waveform/Vectorscopes

  • Using any combination of  either embedded digital, AES, or the 16 balanced analog XLR audio inputs to bring in microphones, stereo or audio line level sources

  • Audio mixing capabilities with audio follows video support and auxiliary routing to integrate into an external audio setup

  • HDMI and VGA program outputs for projector (IMAG) or other monitoring applications

  • 36 hours of 1080i recording capacity that can be extended by using the three removable drive bays

  • Three video output rows provide flexible simultaneous HD and SD video output

  • Durable rack mount 4U case with redundant power supply

With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast and project HD and SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can create sophisticated productions, switching between multiple cameras, virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while inserting clips, titles and motion graphics with multi-channel effects. TriCaster is used by broadcasters, sports organizations, schools, houses of worship, government agencies and others to provide a new level of extended programming and content to their audiences.

Pricing and Availability

TriCaster TCXD850 is slated to ship July 15, 2010. TriCaster TCXD850 in NTSC will retail in North America for $24,995. The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at $4,995, educational pricing is also available.

TriCaster Upgrade Guarantee

Buy any TriCaster portable live production system now through June 30, 2010 and trade it in for the full purchase price towards TriCaster TCXD850.

For more information on the TriCaster TCXD850 or any of the products from the TriCaster family, contact a Key Code Media sales consultant at: 818-303-3900 or by email: sales@keycodemedia.com.

  

  

  

 

  

  

 

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NewTek to Give Away $60,000 in Prizes at NAB 2010

March 22, 2010 Leave a comment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2010
Show attendees registering at NewTek Booth SL10814 can win one of four NewTek TriCaster HD portable live production systems
LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – March 22, 2010 –  NewTek, manufacturer of industry leading video and 3D animation products, today announced the
TriCaster™-A-Day Giveaway at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show running April 12 to 15 in Las Vegas. NewTek will give away one TriCaster TCXD300 high definition/standard definition (HD/SD) system once a day during NAB. Show attendees can find registration postcards on the front of the NAB Show Daily distributed on Monday, April 12 and at the NewTek MINI® HD Portable Live Production vehicle parked in front of South Hall. Attendees can also complete a registration postcard at the NewTek Booth SL10814.
Drawings will be held once a day Monday, April 12 through Thursday, April 15. Winners  will be notified by email. In addition to the TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway, NewTek will be hosting “Stream or Die:How to Capitalize on Portable Live Production,” an event bringing together top broadcast minds as they reveal the art and science of next-generation live production. This event will be held Tuesday, April 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. PT at the Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel. NewTek is also encoring its TriCaster NAB Upgrade Guarantee. Customers can trade-up any TriCaster™ portable live production system purchased between January 15 and April 12, 2010, for full purchase price credit towards any new TriCaster product introduced at the 2010 NAB Show.
For more information regarding NewTek at the 2010 NAB Show, visit:
http://newtek.com/nab or contact Germaine Williams* at 210-370-8000. For up-to-the minute details on NewTek at NAB, follow NewTek on Facebook (NewTek) and Twitter(@NewTekInc).
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Beyond Pix & Key Code Media SF TriCaster Open House Event March 10, 2010

February 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Beyond Pix and Key Code Media
Invite You to Join Us On

Wednesday March 10, 2010

TriCaster™ Open House Event 

Presented by NewTek

Multi-Camera Live Event Webcasting Made Easy
Using the power of the internet to reach a larger audience has never been easier or more affordable. NewTek’s TriCaster™ TCXD300 is re-defining high definition portable live production that makes it possible for you to broadcast, project, live stream or record full HD programming.

Come see the TriCaster™  in action on a live production stage at Beyond Pix Studio D where we will cover all the facets of live production including working with Virtual Sets in a green screen environment.

NewTek’s Director of Training, Don Ballance will demonstrate how the latest model in the TriCaster family of portable production devices can be used for anyone wanting to produce network-style productions and streams with an end-to-end HD 1080i video pipeline, including effects, keying and virtual sets.

 

In this seminar you will also learn:

  • How to stream your full HD production directly to the Web in your choice of profile
  • How to achieve a network-quality live production with graphics, titles and animated overlays on top of your live video
  • How to build brands, create new revenue streams and successfully engage audiences

WHEN

3:00pm-3:30pm
Check-In, Networking and Complimentary Refreshments

3:30pm-5:00pm Seminar

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

WHERE  

Beyond Pix Studios
Studio D       
950 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(between Broadway St & Pacific Ave)

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

Key Code Media is a NewTek Elite Partner

CAPACITY IS LIMITED, REGISTER TODAY!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION

NewTek TriCaster™ TCXD300 and 3PLAY™ to Replace Live TV Trucks at ESPN Winter X Games® 14

January 27, 2010 Leave a comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 28, 2010

NewTek TriCaster™ TCXD300 and 3PLAY™ to Replace Live TV Trucks at ESPN Winter X Games® 14

HD portable live production and instant replay systems to provide live venue video and replays to event audience

SAN ANTONIO – January 28, 2010 –

“Winter X Games is the world’s premier action sports event and our fans expect us to push the limit not only in sports but in the fan experience,” said Kate Nelligan, live event programming producer, ESPN X Games. “NewTek TriCaster and 3PLAY allow us to produce more live exclusive content for each venue, bringing the fans even closer to the action.”

“NewTek TriCaster TCXD300 and 3PLAY give venue and event management the ability to provide audiences with HD live venue video and instant replay coverage of the highest quality, without incurring the expense and resources of traditional live TV trucks,” said Philip Nelson, senior vice president, strategic development, NewTek. “At the same time, this maintains the network-quality that audiences have come to expect from large broadcasters, such as ESPN.”

With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast and project HD and SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can createsophisticated productions while switching between multiple cameras, virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while automatically inserting clips, titles and motion graphics with multichannel effects. In addition to being used by ESPN X Games, TriCaster is used by sports organizations, broadcasters, schools, houses of worship, government agencies and others to provide a new level of extended programming and content to their audiences.

NewTek 3PLAY’s price makes multi-channel, HD/SD slow motion replay available to a much broader base of sports broadcasters, teams, leagues, schools, organizations and live remote producers. 3PLAY delivers synchronized, continuous recording and display of up to three video streams. The system connects to any switcher and supports the output of either a single stream or all three streams to the switcher for complete flexibility in live production. Replays are easily organized in separate lists using color coding to distinguish teams, players, game periods, event types and highlights. 3PLAY supports 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratios.

Pricing and Availability

TriCaster TCXD300 is available in North America for US$14,995 and in multi-standard internationally for US$17,995. The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at US$3,995. The TriCaster family of products is available in multi-standard internationally beginning at US$5,995. Educational pricing is also available. For more information, please visit www.keycodemedia.com or call Key Code Media Sales at 818-303-3900.

3PLAY is a native HD device that also supports NTSC SD and is available in North America at US$21,995. 3PLAY is also available in a multi-standard versioninternationally at US$24,995. Educational pricing is also available. For more information, please visit www.keycodemedia.com or call Key Code Media Sales at 818-303-3900.

 

NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that its TriCaster™ TCXD300 high definition/standard definition (HD/SD) portable live production systems and 3PLAY™ HD/SD slow motion replay systems will provide live venue video and instant replay at the ESPN Winter X Games® 14 in Aspen, Colo., January 28 to 31. Two TriCaster/3PLAY live production teams will replace and expand the capabilities that were previously provided by an expensive TV truck. 

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NewTek Launches HD Portable Live Production System

December 21, 2009 Leave a comment
NewTek TriCaster® TCXD300 offers HD/SD live switching, live HD virtual sets, live HD streaming and more

 

SAN ANTONIO -December 17, 2009

NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that it has launched TriCaster® TCXD300, a product that redefines portable live production with benefits that include high definition and standard definition (HD and SD) live multi-camera switching, full HD streaming, live HD virtual sets, HD titling, HD digital disk recording, HD editing, audio mixing, efficient workflow, multiple effects layers and much more.

“NewTek TriCaster TCXD300 represents a breakthrough in portable live production, allowing users to more successfully engage audiences, deliver messages and events, build brands and create new revenue streams. Customers can now produce network-quality HD or SD output, access unprecedented effects and layering capabilities, and take advantage of the most powerful virtual set technology available,” said Andrew Cross, executive vice president, engineering, NewTek. “As the newest member of our TriCaster product line, this system combines industry-leading performance and ease-of-use to suit the diverse goals of producers ranging from beginners to seasoned professionals.”

Specific benefits of TriCaster TCXD300 include:

End-to-end HD 1080i video pipeline, including effects, keying and virtual sets

Mix source resolutions and aspect ratios (including HD and SD video)

Use virtual cameras to smoothly zoom and pan within live virtual sets without adjusting your cameras

Layer up to five live video or computer generated sources (internal or supplied by a network)

Achieve a network-quality live production with graphics, titles and animated overlays on top of your live video. Lock a title or bug to a camera or virtual input and set the in and out motion for each

Flexible pre-production lets you edit HD and SD video on the same timeline in real-time with the integrated, resolution-independent video editor

Stream your full HD production directly to the Web in your choice of profile, including superior quality 720p, the highest streaming resolution in the industry, with simultaneous archiving for later viewing

Display cameras, clips and VGA unlimited networked computer inputs with the on-screen ISO monitor for all switcher inputs (internal and external)

Record your live production in full HD 1080i resolution by pressing one button

Enlarge your workspace with enhanced secondary video output for projector or second monitor (up to 1920 x 1200), which offers varied displays including Program, Preview, Effects, all ISO sources, color scopes and much more

“NewTek Tricaster continues to play a major role in MTV’s online original production process,” said Jeff Jacobs, vice president, production planning and strategies, MTV. “We find that TriCaster is a most effective tool for producing quality content with the option of streaming live. We have used various Tricaster models to produce talk shows, after-shows, music sets and live press conferences both on TV and online. After initial work with the TriCaster TCXD300, it is clear that this new HD portable live production system is equipped with the features that will help MTV discover new efficiencies while reaching new creative heights.”

With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast and project HD or SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can create sophisticated productions while switching between three cameras, five virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while automatically inserting clips, titles and motions graphics with multi-channel effects. TriCaster is used by sports organizations, broadcasters, schools, government agencies and others to provide a new level of extended programming and content to their audiences.

Pricing and Availability

About NewTek
TriCaster TCXD300 is available in North America for US$14,995 and in multi-standard internationally for US$17,995. The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at US$3,995. The TriCaster family of products is available in multi-standard internationally beginning at US$5,995. Educational pricing is also available.
 
For more information please call Key Code Media Sales at: 818-303-3900 or email: sales@keycodemedia.com

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NewTek TriCaster™ Wins 2009 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award

November 30, 2009 Leave a comment

NewTek TriCaster family of products chosen as Best Portable Live Encoding Appliance by Streaming Media Readers

SAN ANTONIO — November 23, 2009

– NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that Streaming Media Readers have awarded the NewTek TriCasterâ„¢ produce line a 2009 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Portable Encoding Appliance. Streaming Media, led by a team of recognized industry experts, surveyed more than 5,000 consumers to determine that NewTek TriCaster was among the best video and live streaming products across 22 categories.

“The Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards are the only awards of their kind in the online video industry,” says Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, editor, Streaming Media magazine. “While other awards focus exclusively on content, this is the only awards program that honors the technology that makes it all possible, and it’s definitely the only one where the people decide who wins. And this year, more than 5,000 votes were cast for more than 200 nominees. Clearly, people care deeply about the tools they use to get their jobs done.”

 

“We want to thank video and live stream producers for choosing TriCaster products as the best among all portable live production solutions on the market,” said Andrew Cross, executive vice president, engineering, NewTek Inc. ™, we’re continuing to bring innovative and groundbreaking products to the market, with the upcoming release of TriCaster TCXD300, HD portable live production solution.
Streaming Media magazine announced its 2009 Readers™ Choice Awards winners at

www.streamingmedia.com/ReadersChoice/results.asp.

With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast and project a network-style production. A single operator or small team can produce a live show while switching between as many as six cameras with two DDRs, multi-channel effects and NewTek’s proprietary LiveSetâ„¢ virtual sets. TriCaster is used by sports organizations, broadcasters, schools, government agencies and others to provide a new level of extended programming and content to their audiences.

Pricing and Availability
The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at US$3,995. The TriCaster family of products is available in multi-standard internationally beginning at US$5,995. Educational pricing is also available. For more information, please visit 
www.keycodemedia.com or call Key Code Media sales: 818-303-3900.  

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