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New Magic Press Release 4-7-05 - NewTek Ships International Version of the Award Winning TriCaster.

  • 04 July, 2005 12:37

<p>For Immediate Release</p>
<p>NewTek Ships International Version of the Award Winning TriCaster.</p>
<p>TriCaster is the first affordable product to allow mixing of graphics, live video, recorded video and computer sources.</p>
<p>San Antonio, TX - USA, 4th of July 2005 - NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today announced the shipment of the International version of TriCaster. TriCaster a turnkey, portable, live production system combines the needs of both presentation and video, providing a comprehensive toolset designed to appeal to corporate presenters, educators and media ministry users. This enhanced version enables a wider scope of users to take advantage of the portable live production system having support for NTSC (US), NTSC (Japan), and PAL standards.</p>
<p>"We are very pleased to be able to offer the PAL version of the TriCaster into the Australian and New Zealand markets so soon after the initial launch of the NTSC version," said Darrell Van Der Wolf, National Sales and Marketing Manager of New Magic Australia. New Magic will be shipping the TriCaster from July and will be showcasing TriCaster along with NewTek's VT[4] and LightWave at this years SMPTE exhibition July 19th - 22nd in Darling Harbour Sydney.</p>
<p>With the newest release, International TriCaster, NewTek has presented users worldwide with the ability to grasp the interactive nature of live production and incorporate this need in the presentation market. The easy-to-use interface of TriCaster is designed with out using video jargon, allowing users who aren't video professionals; generate quality live presentations, webcasts and video. Using real-time switching and editing, PowerPoint support, template driven titles, over 200 transitions and simultaneous distribution to Video, Internet and Projectors, TriCaster combines extensive functionality with portability providing an all-in-one solution for any presentation need.</p>
<p>TriCaster Features Include:</p>
<p>* iVGA gives you the functionality of high-end scan converters by allowing you to integrate full motion screens from remotely connected
* Live streaming to the corporate Intranet or the Web without licensing or per-seat fees.
* Keying, to mix your graphics with live video.
* Virtual VCR cues digital video clips and plays them back the instant they are selected for live output, boosting the production value of your
* XGA projector output ensures that your graphics are presented at the highest possible resolution and that video is up scaled to match.
* Output to video, S-Video or composite
* Archive presentations to hard drive for later playback, editing or on-demand streaming</p>
<p>TriCaster overview video can be viewed from: (13Mb)</p>
<p>Press Print quality pictures available from: (5.5Mb)</p>
<p>TriCaster overview PDF brochure can be viewed at: (6.2Mb)</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability
NewTek products are proudly distributed in Australia and New Zealand by New Magic Australia, TriCaster PAL is available now for a suggested retail price of $6995 (Aust$ Inc GST). For more information or to locate a reseller please visit the New Magic website or call New Magic sales at (02) 9528 4555.</p>
<p>About NewTek
With headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, NewTek is a leading provider of full-featured video editing, live production, presentation and visual effects tools including TriCaster_, VT[4]TM and LightWave 3D®. NewTek launched the desktop video revolution in 1990 with the release of the legendary Emmy®-winning Video Toaster®. The company's products are used worldwide on projects ranging from home video to feature film. Recent projects using NewTek production tools include Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, ManiaTV, Battlestar Galactica, Children of Dune and The Final Cut. Clients using NewTek's video production products include In-N-Out Burger, Cracker Barrel, NBC, MTV, Paramount Pictures, Zoic Studios, FEMA, SBC Center _ San Antonio Spurs, U.S Navy Reserves, Yale University Medical School and McDonald's. Website:</p>
<p>Press Contact:</p>
<p>Darrell J Vanderwolf
Sales / Marketing Manager,
New Magic Australia Pty Ltd
ABN 57 100 704 416</p>
<p>Melbourne Office:
Direct: (03) 9752 5200
Postal Address:
PO Box 18, Belgrave, Vic, 3160</p>
<p>NSW Head Office:
34 Soldiers Road
Jannali, NSW, 2226
Phone (02) 9528 4555
Fax (02) 9589 2311</p>
<p>Web Site:</p>

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