TriCaster STUDIO Assists in Production of Live Pre-Game and Post-Game MLB Playoff Web Casts
Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products,
announced that its TriCaster STUDIO portable live production suite will be used
by FOXSports.com and MLB.com to conduct their recently-announced live Web casts
of pre-game and post-game shows for Major League Baseball’s World Series and
American League Championship Series. The half-hour Web casts, featuring FOX
Sports’ Chris Myers, Harold Reynolds of MLB.com and Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com,
will be available on FOXSports.com on MSN and MLB.com before and after the
televised pre- and post-game coverage of each contest. A complete schedule of
streamed events is listed below.
had great success at the MLB All-Star Game earlier this year, and will once
again offer fans a well-produced television show on the Internet, including
interviews, features and insights into each crucial game of the ALCS and World
Series,” said Clark Pierce, VP, Graphics & Special Projects, FOX
Sports. “Fox Sports is always looking for ways to add value to our
broadcasts for viewers, and the TriCaster STUDIO delivers exciting
possibilities for extending our coverage to the Web with a broadcast look and
enables sports organizations, corporate communications departments,
broadcasters, schools and others to provide a whole new level of extended
programming and content to their fans, partners and other audiences. Now, a
single operator can produce a live show switching between as many as six
cameras with two VCR’s, multi-channel effects, and NewTek’s proprietary virtual
sets and keying technology using TriCaster.
truly exciting to be part of the premier event of
America’s Pastime,” said
Philip Nelson, NewTek’s Senior Vice President, Strategic Development.
“TriCaster makes it possible for FOX to engage MLB fans with interesting
new content and increase online advertising revenue.”
The Major League Baseball American League Championship Series and World Series
live Web cast coverage produced with TriCaster STUDIO will include game
highlights, player interviews and analysis, and will also be archived for
on-demand viewing via FOXSports.com and MLB.com.