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NewTek Tricaster XD300 HD Broadcasting Mini Cooper

NewTek Unveils Miniature Live TV High Definition Production Vehicle on Cross-Country Tour

NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, announced the NewTek TriCasts™ America Tour, sponsored by Canon U.S.A., Inc. and TodoCast™. From October 27 through November 17, 2009, NewTek is traveling cross-country in one of the world’s first, and smallest, live TV high definition (HD) production vehicles showcasing the small footprint, portability and ease of use of NewTek products. From Los Angeles to New York City, NewTek is hosting 10 live events inviting audiences to see the TriCaster™ XD300 HD portable live production system and the customized MINI Cooper in action.

Sign up to attend an event at to see NewTek’s first full demonstration of TriCaster XD300 with all of its live production capabilities implemented, including live switching, live full HD streaming, live virtual sets, multiple effects layers and much more. NewTek will also feature 3PLAY™, a portable multi-channel HD/SD slow motion replay system. Each event will showcase Canon’s XH G1S high-definition camcorders. Event guests also have the opportunity to participate in question and answer sessions with NewTek training and production experts. In addition, the MINI Cooper HD live production vehicle, the first of its kind to include HD broadcast and streaming, will be on display at each location.

Mini Cooper - NewTek Tricaster XD300 HD Production

The NewTek TriCasts America Tour is coming to these 10 cities;

  • Los Angeles, October 27
  • San Francisco, October 29
  • Las Vegas, November 2
  • Phoenix, November 3
  • Dallas, November 5
  • Nashville, November 9
  • Atlanta, November 10
  • Winston-Salem, November 11
  • Washington, D.C., November 12
  • New York City, November 17

“NewTek is redefining HD portable live production,” said Michael Kornet, chief marketing officer, NewTek. “We chose a MINI Cooper because it is the ideal vehicle to illustrate the small footprint of NewTek network-quality products. We invite everyone to participate in these elaborate events at exciting venues to see history in the making as we shatter the barriers to HD live production and delivery.”

In addition, at you can view tour events, stories from high profile NewTek customers and other activities captured during the coast-to-coast trip. Join the crew for Meetups, live demonstrations and to check out the MINI HD studio-on-wheels in-person.

About The MINI Cooper
This miniature HD studio-on-wheels includes a multi-camera switcher, network-style virtual sets, full HD streaming, slow motion replay system, titling station, audio mixer, three camera ISO recorder, video editing, 3D motion graphics system and more. For the NewTek TriCasts America Tour, all HD cameras are provided by Canon and the satellite system for streaming distribution is provided by TodoCast.

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