March 13, 2009

NewTek Launches Live Product Demo Webcasts

San Antonio, Texas - NewTek Inc., manufacturer of video and 3D animation products, will offer free live demonstrations of its products at beginning on March 18 and 19. Produced and streamed using NewTek TriCaster portable live production systems,  sessions will be held every two weeks and will focus on one NewTek product line.
The products to kick off the NewTek DEMOS are:

NewTek TriCaster (March 18, 3:00 p.m. EST) -- With TriCaster, anyone can produce network-style live video and distribute the event simultaneously to Web, video, and projector. A single operator or small team can produce a live show while switching between as many as six cameras with two VCRs, multichannel effects, and NewTek’s proprietary LiveSet virtual sets. TriCaster is used by sports organizations, government agencies, broadcasters, schools, and others.

NewTek 3PLAY (March 19, 3:00 p.m. EST) -- A multichannel High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) instant replay and slow motion system that delivers simultaneous display, recording, and instant replay of up to three video streams and four digital or analog audio streams per input. 3PLAY supports both NTSC and PAL formats and can be connected to any production switcher. 3PLAY gives sports broadcasters, leagues, teams, and schools an affordable option to deliver instant replay and slow motion for broadcasts, webcasts, arena scoreboard displays, and more.

The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at $3,995. The TriCaster family of products is available internationally beginning at $5,995. Educational pricing is also available. NewTek 3PLAY is slated to ship at the end of Q1 2009. 3PLAY will be available in North America for $21,995, and internationally starting at $24,995. Educational pricing is also available.