FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2015
South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Delivers Live Events with TriCaster
––NewTek Announces Sixth Year at SXSW Live Streaming Content––
AUSTIN, TX–March 20, 2015–NewTek™today announced that TriCaster multi-camera video production systems, have been selected by the SXSW® Festival to stream panel conferences, interviews, music performances and other show events throughout the week. This is the sixth year SXSW has relied on TriCaster for critical content publishing and live streaming from the massive gathering.
“Brands, artists and marketers have one goal at SXSW, and that’s to reach current fans and gain new audiences,” said Philip Nelson, chief relationship officer for NewTek. “TriCaster enables SXSW to produce HD network-style TV content and share it with the world. It’s a perfect way to touch all of these new audiences with both live and archived video. We’re thrilled to be back for a sixth year, and to see the festival continue delivering exceptional content to its growing base.”
With four TriCasters installed throughout three large audience rooms and a master control room, SXSW is working around the clock to capture and stream presentations and then share them later in the week. TriCaster is also powering the SXSW 2015 International Day Stage, which will feature musical performances from artists around the world, streamed live March 18 - 21 at http://sxsw.com/music/festival/international-day-stage.
“Streaming content from SXSW over the Internet and on our Roku channel allows us to reach audiences far beyond Austin, Texas that want to share in the SXSW experience,” said Scott Wilcox, SXSW Director of Technology. “TriCaster gives us the ability to deliver broadcast quality content from a number of locations efficiently.”
From a studio control room, a desktop in a conference hall or a cart in the front-of-house, TriCaster provides the ability to switch between multiple cameras, inputs and previously recorded media content—with titles, motion graphics and effects—while simultaneously delivering live content to broadcast television, online streaming platforms and mobile devices.
NewTek is transforming the way people create network-style television content and share it with the world. From sporting events, Web-based talk shows, live entertainment, classrooms, and corporate communications, to virtually any place people want to capture and publish live video, we give our customers the power to grow their audiences, brands and businesses faster than ever before.
Clients include: New York Giants, NBA Development League, Fox News, BBC, NHL, Nickelodeon, CBS Radio, ESPN Radio, Fox Sports, MTV, TWiT.TV, USA TODAY, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and more than 80% of the U.S. Fortune 100.