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Steve Harvey Selects NewTek TriCaster™ to Live Stream Daily Morning Radio Show

NewTek TriCaster in action on the Steve Harvey Morning Show

SAN ANTONIO – February 1, 2010 – NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that TriCaster™ portable live production system is being used by the Steve Harvey Morning Show to live stream video from the nationally-syndicated radio program. The live stream, which airs Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 a.m. CT/6:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET on www.steveharvey.com, has attracted 508,000 viewers since it debuted and continues to attract approximately 20,000 more followers each week.

“NewTek TriCaster offers a reliable solution, providing fans with more of what they are craving – a fun way to start their day with us and our guests live in the studio,” said Steve Harvey, the Steve Harvey Morning Show. “And, at the same time, we can introduce our show to new audiences on the Internet.”

“By taking his number one radio show to the Web, Steve Harvey is turning his millions of listeners into Steve Harvey Show studio viewers,” said Philip Nelson, senior vice president, strategic development, NewTek Inc. “Using TriCaster to live stream top radio shows puts progressive radio producers at the forefront of the Internet revolution.”

“With TriCaster, I can produce and live stream the show, using five camera inputs, double box shots of Steve and his guests, and video replays during commercial breaks, all without breaking a sweat,? said Daniel Ferguson, video producer/editor, the Steve Harvey Morning Show.

With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast and project HD and SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can create sophisticated productions while switching between multiple cameras, virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while automatically inserting clips, titles and motion graphics with multi-channel effects. In addition to being used by the Steve Harvey Morning Show, TriCaster is used by Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, ESPN Radio, MTV, FOX Sports and many other national, regional and local broadcasters.
Pricing and Availability

TriCaster TCXD300 is available in North America for US$14,995 and in multi-standard internationally for US$17,995. The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at US$3,995. The TriCaster family of products is available in multi-standard internationally beginning at US$5,995. Educational pricing is also available. For more information, please visit www.newtek.com or call NewTek Sales at 800-368-5441, international callers dial +1-210-370-8000.

About NewTek
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and groundbreaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line, 3PLAY™ and LightWave 3D®. NewTek has won numerous industry accolades, including two Emmy® Awards.

Clients include: Fox News, BBC, NHL, NBA Development League, MTV, Nickelodeon, the Steve Harvey Radio Show, CBS Radio, ESPN Radio, ESPN X Games, Fox Sports, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NewTek products have been used in blockbuster films and television shows, including “Avatar,” “Angels and Demons,” “Battle for Terra,” “The Dark Knight,” “Iron Man,” “Tropic Thunder,” “V,” “FlashForward,” “Lost,” “Fringe” and more.

NewTek is privately owned and based in San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please visit: www.newtek.com.
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The TriCaster product line includes TriCaster, TriCaster DUO, TriCaster PRO, TriCaster STUDIO and TriCaster BROADCAST, which are trademarks of NewTek Inc.
3PLAY, DataLink, TriCaster VM, TimeWarp, LiveControl, SpeedEDIT, VT[5], iVGA, LiveSet, LiveMatte, LiveText, LightWave CORE, 3D Arsenal and LightWave Rendition are trademarks of NewTek Inc.
LightWave and LightWave 3D are registered trademarks of NewTek Inc.
All other products or brand names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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