Portable Live Production
High definition (HD), live, multi-camera video production no longer exists only in the realm of big television studios or giant production trucks with banks of monitors, miles of cables, tape machines, video recorders, video effects generators, titling stations, audio mixers and more. Today, all of that power, quality and potential exists in a 20-pound box small enough to fit in a backpack, with the flexibility for one person or a small team to deliver network-quality video. TriCaster™ makes it possible for you to broadcast, project, live stream or record full HD programming.
TriCaster is a high definition, network-quality portable live production solution. In one small box, you gain multi-channel HD switching, HD network-style virtual sets, HD titling, HD digital disk recording, audio mixing, HD editing, full HD streaming and more.
Live video is a dominant force in our world, from the Internet and digital billboards to traditional television broadcasting. Everyone knows what television is supposed to look like. Viewers immediately recognize the difference between well-crafted, network-style programs and simple webcam streams. This is why producers and sponsors worldwide choose TriCaster productions, where they can achieve professional results that match their brand.
As the worldwide leader in portable live production, NewTek has empowered thousands of TriCaster users from major players like CBS Radio, ESPN X Games, Fox News, Fox Sports, MTV, NBA D-League, NHL, Sky News, TWiT, VH1 and WNBA to elementary schools, high school and college sports teams/leagues, local governments and more. Each of these organizations has used TriCaster portable live production to build their brands and extend their reach through the power of network-quality video, streamed live to the Web.
Why Key Code Media
Key Code Media is a NewTek Elite Partner Reseller. We help our clients integrate produce live events and internet streamed shows. Integrating systems including cameras, lighting, graphics, switchers and streaming has made TriCaster™ TCXD850 a perfect solution for our clients. Over 500+ high end production and post clients rely on Key Code Media for their video technology integration and success.
Key Code Media has deployed more media creation tools with the top studios and production companies than any reseller on the planet. They choose us for our in depth knowledge of video and audio workflow. Chuck Silber, Vice President of NewTek chose Key Code Media as a NewTek Elite Partner “Key Code Media gets video and audio. They’ve sent multiple technical and sales personnel for certified training enabling clients to get the top level representation of our systems. With their West Coast service footprint, they are set up to support our client base. We’re very happy to have them on our team.”
Key Code Media President Mike Cavanagh states “NewTek has really impressed us. We used to view them as a hobbyist’s product, but TriCaster has radically changed that impression. Price and performance along with great tools to create virtual sets has distinguished Newtek’s TriCaster. Our clients range from schools to production companies. We have professionally trained and certified technicians who solve high end workflows. We know video and audio and can outfit and support your system with professional solutions so you can get your job done. Scopes, mixers, patch bays, routers, video I/O, decks and tapeless workflow are our specialty. We are incredibly excited about the release of NewTek’s TriCaster™ TCXD850 allowing the same portability as the tried and true TriCaster™ in HD. There is just no other company with our staff, commitment or experience, anywhere.”
As a company with multiple locations, we have been able to stream and rebroadcast our own live events to reach out to our entire client database without them having to leave their homes or offices; TriCaster™ is a remarkable tool that also can be utilized as a unique marketing device for any organization. At the most recent HD Expo tradeshow (Burbank, November 2009) we had recently debuted, ShowCase, an integrated Live HD portable studio that includes NewTek’s TriCaster™ and has endless uses for any facility. We have a highly skilled demonstration staff with expertise in workflow, we are available for a hands on demonstration on this product, contact us today.
The Multi-Camera Production and Streaming Tool
you've been saving for — at a price that shortens the wait.
Finding a way to produce high-quality video programming can be a challenge when you're on a tight budget. But now, there's an easy way to avoid the pitfalls of discount equipment that doesn't measure up, pieced-together set-ups with hidden costs, and complicated controls that require a master technician.
TriCaster 40 is an all-in-one live production and streaming system that lets you publish live media, reaching more viewers—in more places—affordably. It's the answer you've been looking for to solve your switching, streaming and recording demands—in one compact system. Right out of the box, push the boundaries with bigger-looking, network-quality live productions—every time.
High Performance at a Low Price — You can now create and publish stunning shows in HD, and stream live at the same time—even on a tight budget
Quick to Set Up. Easy to Use — Set up your entire real-time production easily, in minutes; plug in, add cameras and start creating.
Cart-and-Carry Portability — Gain a huge advantage with full mobile capability in a small package—from room-to-room, to studio and on the road again—get there first, faster.
Bigger and Better-Looking Shows — Don't compromise your brand for low-quality productions; shows look polished and professional every time with four live camera inputs, computer sources, built-in effects, transitions, virtual sets, internal clip player, titles and graphics.
Professional-grade live production doesn't have to cost a fortune. Keeping up with the demands of viewers, and streaming live wherever your audience watches—are now easy to do, and affordable for smaller budgets, too.
Fast Setup. Easy to Use.
Enjoy professional results with do-it-yourself simplicity. Just plug in, power on, and you're up and running with your very own show—in no time. Make life and live production easier, with all the tools you need to produce a show, in a single system. Connect up to 4 cameras. Share the screen from your laptop, desktop or wireless iOS device.
All-in-one Live Production.
Mix in video clips, graphics and audio. And do it all from a live virtual set. No additional system hardware or assembly required.
Set your standards higher, but keep your expenses manageable. The same formats used in broadcast television put you on par with the big networks, while high-quality component video connections let you work with HD cameras that are in your price range. SD also comes standard, so if you're not there yet, you can make the jump when you're ready.
Forget about lugging case after case of equipment wherever you go. Whether you're heading cross campus, to the top floor or the next town, the compact design means instant master control anywhere you can free up a tabletop, spare shelf space, or roll up with a small cart.
Choppy, grainy online video is a thing of the past. Go full resolution, direct to the Web, with HD live streaming. Record simultaneously for upload to your favorite video sharing site, and make your show available on demand. Take your talents worldwide.
Television-style Sets and Backgrounds.
Got green screen? Turn even the tiniest production space into a massive virtual studio that makes your show look like primetime TV. Or, use any live camera, video or graphic as a background for your on-camera talent. Not only can you go anywhere, you can be anywhere—and be first.
Transitions. Picture-in-picture. Full-screen graphics. Nameplates. News tickers. Customize your show with the same tools that network producers use to deliver a dynamic presentation to your viewing audience.
Optional Control Surface.
Exclusively for the TriCaster 40 system, add the TriCaster 40 Control Surface for fast, full access to hardware operation of all live-production functions – and still keep your small desktop footprint. Or augment your crew with an additional operator, and split the production tasks between console and UI.
TriCaster 455- HD Portable Live Production
Video professionals, broadcasters, bloggers, and organizations looking to stream video online, produce live events, and expand production capabilities have found that the world of video production is evolving. With more viewers watching online than ever before—and appetites for quality programming on the rise—you need to stand out, and look outstanding, too.
TriCaster 455 is the affordable, integrated solution to produce your 4-camera, 14-channel, HD live show with maximum creative firepower—but with minimal proportions. Designed for mobility and scaled for small spaces anywhere, TriCaster 455 provides rapid setup, complete live production capabilities, built-in multi-track ISO recording, and the world's most powerful switcher effects system, for smaller shows to make the biggest impact from any location.
- Explosive 3D visual effects, video playback, graphics, transitions, and virtual sets
- Completely customizable visuals to elevate brand and company identity
- Built-in live streaming at the push of a button
- No massive cabling or complex components that require configuration
- Deliver from a van, small studio, broadcast control room, backstage, blogger's workspace
14-Channel, Multi-Camera Production
Go from zero, to live with up to 4 cameras. Add digital media from four built-in players and 2 network sources for sharing computer displays or wireless iOS devices. Get 4 M/E-style virtual inputs to stage live virtual sets or create custom picture effects and presets. Use all of this for the quintessential live-show combination for starting out, breaking out, or adding on.
Produce a network-quality show from places you've never been able to before. Make the most of just 2U of rack space in a production vehicle or other space. Expand the horizon of your live production comfort zone with a new freedom of movement that's just not possible with racks of individual components pieced together.
TriCaster 455 has vast turnkey capabilities without a monolithic footprint. Create a small workspace with room to spare. Integrate into an existing studio; slide into a tight space at school, the garage, or a storage room. Replicate your signature look across other programs, suites, and vans; or add to your current switcher, multiplying its channels, capabilities and visual appeal―upstream or downstream―at a price you can afford.
Innovative IsoCorder™ technology combines the capabilities of racks and racks of video capture equipment, enhancing TriCaster 455 with a built-in, real-time ISO recording system, accessible directly from the user interface. Multi-track, multi-format recording of up to four simultaneous channels lets you record your entire show, select footage from any camera, and more. Handle it all at full resolution to meet your most challenging post-production demands.
Electrifying Visual Effects
No canned, "stock footage" look for you. Your signature look requires a style that makes an impression on your audience. TriCaster 455 hosts the most powerful integrated effects engine in live production. Choose from full-color, animated transitions with alpha channel and embedded audio; deliver a cohesive presentation with imaginative, branded elements, like real-time cloth dynamics, 3D video warping, and transformations with TransWarp effects and motion overlays. Create your own custom effects using the included Animation Store Creator application.
One-Size-Fits-All File Compatibility
TriCaster 455 removes the guesswork and gear-grinding that can spell disaster for a production on location, or in a time crunch. With default encoding in QuickTime®, encoded files embedded with timecode and four audio tracks, you have the comfort of a high-quality, universal file format that floats effortlessly between TriCaster, Mac® and Windows® platforms, and all common editing and post-production software. Plus, codecs for Mac and PC that let you encode media assets for optimized, real time.
This is what it's like to say yes to every request. Switching. Encoding. Streaming. Keying. Graphics. Playback. This is a 6-input, 2-output system design that hits the sweet spot for taking on productions of every proportion. Opportunity is banging down the door.
Let nothing stand in the way of getting the look you want or the professional presentation your organization demands. Multi-layered video compositing and motion effects. Fully-integrated virtual set system. Custom graphics creation. Develop a signature style or change it up. The choice is yours.
Stunning Studio Sets and Backgrounds
Raise eyebrows and the profile of your show. You can get a totally branded, network-style studio environment without the high cost or construction. Broadcast live from a multi-angle virtual set. Complement your presentation with double-box effects, custom graphics, and more.
Record Live Streaming Video, Simultaneously
It's easy when both Web streaming and program recording are built right into your production operation. Maximize online views with support for multi-bitrate streaming profiles, and even access online CDN accounts and view streams in real time with a built-in Web browser. Without missing a beat, record the entire program in the background for uploading, later viewing, archiving, or to save on disk.
Remote Audio Control
The integrated multi-channel audio mixer supports a companion Apple® iPad® application that delivers fingertip control over sound. You can literally hand over control of levels, connections, group assignments, and more with the popular touchscreen device, smartly sharing the workload, while keeping your small production footprint intact.
TriCaster 855 - HD Portable Live Production
Right out of the box, TriCaster 855 is a complete, integrated solution for pros delivering big, live productions in native, full-resolution HD. With a fully loaded, 24-channel switcher, whopping eight-source ISO recording and the world's most powerful integrated effects system (can you say 3D?), plus additional video, graphics, animations, and virtual sets, TriCaster 855 makes productions shine and meets today's demands to produce and deliver the best for your viewers in a highly competitive marketplace.
- Volumes of customizable signature looks make each program distinct
- Impressive effects with real-time cloth dynamics, warping video, overlays and sound
- Higher-capacity media storage accommodates a high volume of project work
- The flexibility to go from show, to show, to show, adding new camera angles along the way—up to eight, for the most sophisticated programs
- Built-in live streaming at the push of a button
- Stream, broadcast, project and record—all at the same time—so you can meet viewers wherever they watch, now or later
24-Channel, Multi-Camera Production
With the 24 channel, multi-camera TriCaster 855, you can have up to 8 cameras, plus 5 digital media players for video clips, graphics and titles, and 2 network channels for sharing computer screens and displays from wireless iOS devices. 8 M/E-style virtual inputs let you stage live virtual sets, and create custom picture effects and presets, when you need to give your big show even bigger impact.
TriCaster 855 glides smoothly into your control room or live truck rack—ready to rock. With redundant power supply and multi-tiered fail-safe, you have industrial-strength performance and the ability to adapt to every situation. Industry-standard SDI, more-extensive format compatibility than ever, and a long list of file types allow the TriCaster 855 to ease into your workflow and handle your most challenging needs.
IsoCorder™ multi-track video recording technology combines the capabilities of literally racks of video capture equipment. This innovative technology saves loads of space, enhancing your studio with a powerful, built-in, real-time ISO recording system of all 8 camera inputs, simultaneously—right inside the user interface. Record your entire show, select camera footage, and more, at full resolution to meet your most challenging post-production demands.
Electrifying Visual Effects
Customizing your signature look—even for multiple shows—requires a style that makes an impression on your audience. TriCaster 855 hosts the most powerful integrated effects engine in live production. Choose from full-color, animated transitions with alpha channel and embedded audio; deliver a cohesive presentation with imaginative, branded elements, like real-time cloth dynamics, 3D video warping and transformations with TransWarp effects and motion overlays. And, create your own custom effects using the included Animation Store Creator application.
One-Size-Fits-All File Compatibility
TriCaster 855 lets you usher media assets from pre-production, to live (or from post to distribution), in no time. With QuickTime® encoded files embedded with timecode and 4 audio tracks, you have the comfort of a high-quality, universal file format that floats effortlessly between TriCaster, Mac® and Windows® platforms, and all common editing and post-production software. Plus, codecs for Mac and PC let you equip your entire facility to encode media assets for optimized, real-time playback.
Enjoy the capacity for hundreds of hours of recorded media with 4 included 2TB removable drives. 5 integrated digital media players are on-hand to augment your production, on top of 10 live and 8 virtual sources. Need more? Swap out media drives for more capacity. Use the session library to save settings and assets for each production. Shift from show to show—without missing a beat.
Be prepared, no matter what. Go ahead and change the formats you produce in; TriCaster will be a step ahead with native resolution support from SD, to 1080p HD. You'll never have to transcode or turn down content from different formats, resolutions, and file types—mix any of them natively for input, output or playback. And with instant access to free software updates, you can always count on having the latest features and constant innovation.
Record Live Streaming Video, Simultaneously
You can, when both Web streaming and program recording are built right into your production operation. Maximize online views with support for multi-bitrate streaming profiles, and even access online CDN accounts and view streams in real time with a built-in Web browser. Without missing a beat, record the entire program in the background for uploading, later viewing, archiving, or saving to disk.
Stunning Studio Sets and Backgrounds
Wow your audience, while raising eyebrows and the profile of your show. With built-in virtual sets, and support for standalone Virtual Set Editor 2.0, you can have a network-style studio environment without the high cost or heavy construction. Broadcast live from a multi-angle virtual set that sports your company logo, with key elements you can edit. Complement your presentation with double-box effects, featuring your own video and graphics.
TriCaster 8000 - HD Portable Live Production
In a world where social media and online communication has become standard, TriCaster 8000 lets you publish live media that reaches more viewers, on more screens—in more places.
Introducing a total media publishing solution that simpliﬁes the most demanding live productions. You can publish your program to social media platforms during production, adapt to any custom conﬁguration, and scale between shows of any proportion—right out of the box—in one system. Push creative boundaries with the most powerful switcher eﬀects engine around. The harder your program, the easier it falls into place.
Keep up with higher demands of live production control, and the necessity to deliver live media to multiple outlets. The new TriCaster 8000 CS sports a user-focused industrial design. It's the most innovative, practical, and coolest way to handle the heat of a hot production
Virtually Unlimited, Scalability-Add router control to multiply camera sources and deliver to more outputs without conversion, look even bigger with multi-input virtual sets; or downsize for a small-scale show, seamlessly.
Freely conﬁgure up to four monitors; create complex sequences with one-button macros; customize sets, transitions, and eﬀects to allow every facility and operator to create their own brand, production or studio environment
Social Media Integration
Easily distribute content to multiple social media sites in one pass—even during live production, for a uniﬁed, immediate brand presence
Monumental Eﬀects and Graphics Capabilities
A full palette of creative tools like warping video, 3D production, and 8 M/E rows to create dramatic visual eﬀects that blur the lines between live and post production
Simpliﬁed Set-up and Tear-down
Prepare for show time in minutes without the "science project" parts and pieces; breakdown post-show, just as easily.
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