NewTek ships Next Generation TriCaster
NewTek has begun shipping its next generation TriCaster, the portable live
production and virtual set. Included in new TriCaster STUDIO, TriCaster PRO,
and TriCaster models are MPEG-2 format recording during live shows, which
allows the file to be used on any editing system, a wide range of performance
improvements and support for a new line of accessories including: LiveControl,
TimeWarp, LiveText and DataLink.
Support for the new line of TriCaster accessories from NewTek gives
TriCaster users the flexibility to work independently or expand their
production team by offering a range of new capabilities in production.
LiveControl ($1,995) provides a physical control surface that allows for
transition between sources without the use of a keyboard or mouse.
TimeWarp ($995) provides the ability to
assign a dedicated operator for incorporating slow motion and replay in live
LiveText ($995) provides the ability for a dedicated graphics
operator to use a remote laptop or other computer system for pre-production of
title pages, scrolls and crawls or for updates on the fly during live
DataLink ($995) provides compatibility with external sources for
real-time updates of title pages including information from scoreboards and
TriCaster STUDIO and TriCaster PRO now have Adobe Flash streaming and
archiving ability, providing the most popular means of online video delivery.
NewTek’s proprietary LiveSet technology for network style virtual sets has been
added to TriCaster PRO. Both TriCaster PRO and TriCaster now offer switching
support for both 16:9 and 4:3 video for greater flexibility in live production,
along with SpeedEDIT-based nonlinear editing for expanded pre and post
production capabilities. In addition, the entry level TriCaster now includes
Windows Media push streaming which dramatically simplifies the ability to
stream, a full featured character generator for creation of custom titles and
adjustable VGA output resolution for projectors that support higher resolution