NewTek TriCaster HD Streams Obama, Zuckerberg Across the Country

NewTek’s TriCaster HD portable live production system was used to produce and live stream a special “Facebook Live” townhall event on April 20, featuring President Barack Obama, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and COO Sheryl Sandberg. Held at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, the social network’s live stream connected President Obama with Americans across the country.

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With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast, project, and record HD and SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can switch between multiple cameras, virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while inserting clips, titles and motion graphics with multi-channel effects.

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