SAN ANTONIO - November 8, 2011 - NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that TriCaster™850, HD portable live production system, was named one of the top 100 education technology products in the prestigious Tech & Learning magazine Annual Awards of Excellence. This 29-year-old program recognizes innovative applications that break new ground in tools for education. A panel of more than 30 educators tested the entries and chose the winners.
Entries were divided into two categories: New Products and Best Upgraded Products. Winning selections include software and Web-based products, as well as hardware and AV tools. Among the high-quality offerings being honored are resources addressing management, safety, communication, differentiated learning, assessment, and other key areas in education.
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. TriCaster is used by schools, sports organizations, broadcasters, houses of worship, webcasters, government agencies and others to provide a new level of extended programming and content to their audiences.