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NewTek, Inc.

November 14, 2012 08:00 ET

NewTek TriCaster 455 Wins Prestigious Education Technology Award

Tech & Learning Honors the Best of the Best in 30-Year-Old Recognition Program

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2012) - Tech & Learning announced the winners in its prestigious 30-year-old recognition program and NewTek TriCaster™ 455 was honored and acknowledged as an outstanding education technology product.

TriCaster 455 is a multi-camera video production solution for emerging web and video pros, and schools or facilities with small or mobile production suites. It combines complete professional live production capabilities with built-in Web streaming, in a compact solution scaled for booths, studios and vans, and allows video production teams to quickly reach their audiences from anywhere.

"More and more schools want to stream events live for the benefit of parents, deployed military friends and family members, alums who have moved away, and any other fans who are unable to attend games," said Philip Nelson, NewTek SVP of Artist and Media Relations. "Receiving the award just reaffirms to us that it doesn't matter if it is a student, booster club member, parent, coach or teacher -- anyone can produce a high-quality, live streaming broadcast for their school using TriCaster 455."

In today's digital world, integrating live production into school curriculum with the all-in-one TriCaster is an easy way to enrich media literacy. Educators can add deep, multi-layered elements to traditional learning. With TriCaster multi-camera production systems, students learn valuable technological and multi-disciplinary skills using tools identical to those used by professionals. They also develop teamwork and collaborative abilities, and contribute to the overall school message by producing student news, sports, and other activities.

With a solid reputation in the industry as a long-standing, high-quality program, the Awards of Excellence recognizes both the "best of the best" and creative new offerings that help educators in the business of teaching, training and managing with technology. All entries were given a rigorous test-driving in several rounds of judging, as well as screened by the Tech & Learning editorial team. Evaluation criteria included quality and effectiveness, ease of use, creative use of technology, and suitability for use in an educational environment.

About NewTek
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 venue where 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: "The X Factor," ESPN X Games, 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), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

NewTek is privately owned and based in San Antonio, Texas. For more information on NewTek please visit:, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr or connect with us on Facebook.

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