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NewTek Announces Major Update to DataLink

LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – April 7, 2011 – NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, announces DataLink(tm) 3.0, the latest update to the LiveText(tm) 2 integrated application that allows operators to pre-produce graphics and titles, and deliver real-time display of constantly updated information instantly to NewTek TriCaster(tm).

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“The new DataLink 3.0 streamlines the configuration and management of data sources,” said NewTek Chief Technology Officer, Andrew Cross. “The added hardware sources and the support for RSS feeds provide a wide array of creative possibilities. DataLink 3.0 provides yet another advantage for TriCaster users who need to deliver constantly changing information that is accurate and looks great.”

DataLink 3.0 provides a highly configurable way to manage data from many different sources, including text files, databases, and scoring and timekeeping devices, such as Daktronics scoreboard controllers. DataLink 3.0 also adds support for RSS feeds from multiple more

NewTek Elevates Pat Grogan to Senior Vice President of Operations

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SAN ANTONIO – April 6, 2011 – NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that Pat Grogan has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations. Previously, Grogan was the vice president of Operations at NewTek. In his new role, Grogan will focus on corporate facilities and manufacturing processes to meet ever-increasing product demands.

“Pat has overseen the day-to-day operations of this company for almost 15 years,” said NewTek CFO, Steve Doubleday. “He has been a key member of management since the company’s relocation to San Antonio in 1997, when he came aboard as director of education and training. His experience in video production, management and operations sets him apart as a leader in this organization. We look forward to his continued service in this new role.”

Prior to working at NewTek, Grogan spent 18 years as producer/director, media center director, more

NewTek Introduces Third-Party Video Developer Program at NAB 2011

LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – April 5, 2011 – NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced the debut of their Video SDK (Software Development Kit) Program, designed to provide support and access to a series of NewTek SDKs. Third-party developers will now be able to tap into the power of proprietary NewTek iVGA(tm), LiveSet(tm) and DataLink(tm) technologies. The program also includes the ability to access add-on plug-in architecture and support for remote control through a TCP/IP communication link.

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“With the continuing success of our video product line, including TriCaster and 3PLAY, we are seeing an increasing demand from developers and customers alike to have improved access and integration into our products,” said NewTek Chief Technology Officer, Andrew Cross. “With the creation of this program, we are very excited to be able to provide the software for those who wish to better integrate their tools more

NewTek to Mentor Students from Full Sail University at NAB 2011

LAS VEGAS – NAB Show – April 5, 2011 – NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that they will provide four students from Full Sail University with an intern-style experience at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, April 9-14.

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Full Sail University, based in Winter Park, Fla., has built a reputation as one of the premier entertainment, media and arts schools in the world, and they recently purchased a NewTek TriCaster(tm) portable live production system. The NewTek and Full Sail relationship allows the students to have a hands-on experience as crew members for a variety of NewTek events at one of the most influential industry trade shows in the country.

“At NAB, the students from Full Sail are going to get real-world experience creating the live webcast of our Broadcast Minds VIP event,” said NewTek Senior more

NewTek Promotes Chuck Silber to Chief Operating Officer

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NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced that Chuck Silber has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Silber was the senior vice president of Sales at NewTek. In his new role, Silber will oversee all customer contact departments including Sales, Marketing, Strategic Development, Content Development, and Customer and Support Services.

“NewTek has seen significant growth and profitability over the last three years under Chuck’s management of the Sales Department and Channel Partners,” said NewTek President and CEO, Jim Plant. “He has more than proven his management expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction, and we look forward to his contributions in his new role.”

Prior to NewTek, Silber served as vice president of sales at Avid Technology. He managed their Americas direct and channel sales efforts, as well as their professional services organization.

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NewTek Brings Together Adam Carolla, Leo Laporte, Mark Fratto and Steve Hellmuth at NAB Show 2011

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NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will present the second annual “Broadcast Minds” event at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. Some of the most successful digital media influencers in the industry will discuss how to succeed in the new television landscape. The free event will be held Tuesday, April 12 at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom (adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center), beginning with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. PT, followed by a 6:30 presentation.

NAB attendees will connect with influential broadcast industry figures, including:
–Adam Carolla, radio and TV personality and host of the Adam Carolla Show
–Leo Laporte, “The Tech Guy” and founder of TWiT Live
–Mark Fratto, associate athletics director for communications, St. John’s University
–Steve Hellmuth, executive vice president of operations and technology, NBA

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NewTek to Give Away $100,000 in Prizes at NAB 2011

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NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will give away four TriCaster TCXD850 HD portable live production systems as part of its TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. NAB attendees can find registration postcards on the front of the Show Daily distributed on Monday, April 11, and at the NewTek smart car HD portable live production vehicle parked in front of South Hall. Registration cards will also be available at NewTek Booth SL4514.

Drawings will be held once a day beginning Monday, April 11 through Thursday, April 14. Winners will be notified by email.

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TriCaster TCXD850 User Interface

In addition to the TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway, NewTek will host their annual “Broadcast Minds” event, bringing together some of the most successful digital media strategists in the industry. Panelists will discuss how companies can capitalize on the digital market, effectively. This event will be more

NewTek Promotes Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer

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NewTek, worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that the NewTek Board of Directors has promoted Andrew Cross to Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Cross will oversee the technology direction of the company’s hardware and software products, and report to NewTek CEO and President, Jim Plant.

“Andrew has managed the development and release of a long string of successful products during his 13-year tenure with NewTek,” said NewTek Founder, Tim Jenison. “As chief architect of the TriCaster line, Andrew and his team helped the company build its portable live production market leadership.”

As executive vice president of engineering, Cross has led product development from research, to release. He joined NewTek as senior software engineer in 1998, and has held positions as lead engineer, director of video engineering, vice president and senior vice president of video software engineering.

Prior to NewTek, Cross more

Live Webcasters Rely on NewTek TriCaster Throughout SXSW 2011

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NewTek TriCaster will be used to power high-profile live webcasts from the annual interactive festival.

NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will showcase its latest TriCaster portable live production products at booth #314 from March 14-17 at SXSW 2011. In addition, NewTek TriCaster will be used to power high-profile live webcasts from the annual interactive festival:

–March 11, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. CT: Ignite SXSW – Live from the Austin Music Hall, this kickoff to SXSW 2011 will bring together a blend of thinkers from business, art, technology, government and academia.
–March 12-13, 1 p.m. CT: “The Tech Guy,” Leo Laporte will webcast live, via TWiT Live.
–March 12, 8 p.m. CT: Revision3′s Diggnation – The popular tech culture show will produce its weekly show from SXSW, and post video on their website for on-demand viewing.
–March 13, 6 p.m. CT: “Buzz Out Loud” live from SXSW – A special Sunday episode with hosts Molly more

NewTek Releases TriCaster Virtual Set Editor

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Virtual Set Editor lets TriCaster TCXD850 and TriCaster TCXD300 users integrate logos and graphics, modify color schemes, adjust set pieces, change the location of talent, and more.

NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, releases NewTek TriCaster Virtual Set Editor (VSE), which allows TriCaster TCXD850 and TriCaster TCXD300 users to customize TriCaster high definition (HD) virtual sets to fit their production needs. TriCaster Virtual Set Editor will be showcased on the main stage of NewTek booth E20 at the Broadcast Video Expo 2011, February 15-17, in London.

With TriCaster Virtual Set Editor, producers get exclusive TriCaster VSE Sets that produce real-time reflections and specular highlights, and have a wide variety of elements that can be edited.

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Virtual Set Editor’s intuitive wizard-based interface walks the user through the process of editing the TriCaster VSE Sets.

TriCaster VSE users also have the option to create their own virtual sets by populating more

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