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TriCaster to Power the Cisco 2008 NHL All-Star

Live pre-game program to be Web cast on (January 25, 2008)
DMN Newswire--2008-1-25--NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that the National Hockey League has chosen TriCaster, its portable production and virtual set system, to live stream the Cisco 2008 NHL All-Star All-Access Show on Sunday, January 27, at 3:30 pm EST on The program, which is sponsored by Cisco, precedes the 2008 National Hockey League All-Star Game and will give fans a behind the scenes look at happenings on the scene surrounding this premier sporting event from Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

?Quite simply, our live All Access Web show at the NHL All-Star Game, which will be powered by NewTeks TriCaster STUDIO, opens the door for us to improve the NHL fan experience, says Andre Mika, VP, Broadband and New Media, NHL. ?Those who follow hockey worldwide will have a level of access to the game and their favorite players like never before.

?This expanded coverage of the NHL All-Star Game is a hockey fans dream, and we are very excited that the TriCaster was chosen to give hockey fans ?VIP passes to this star-studded event, said Philip Nelson, NewTeks Sr. Vice President, Strategic Development. ?As several leading sports organizations and broadcasters have found -- including the NHL, NBA and FOX Sports -- the functionality of the TriCaster makes it an ideal tool for reaching audiences online and realizing additional revenue stream opportunities.

TriCaster enables sports organizations, corporate communications departments, broadcasters, schools and others to provide a whole new level of extended programming and content to their fans, partners and other audiences. Now, a single operator can produce a live show switching between as many as six cameras with two VCRs, multi-channel effects, and NewTeks proprietary virtual sets and keying technology using TriCaster.

Pricing and Availability
The TriCaster family of products in NTSC is available in North America starting at $4,995US. The TriCaster family of products is available in dual standard internationally beginning at $6,995US. For more information, please visit or call NewTek Sales at 1-800-368-5441, international callers dial +1-210-370-8000.

About NewTek
With headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, NewTek is an Emmy® Award-winning and leading provider of full-featured video editing, live production, presentation, animation and special effects tools including TriCaster, TriCaster Pro, TriCaster STUDIO, VT[5], SpeedEDIT, 3D Arsenal and LightWave 3D®.

  The TriCaster family of products include:
        TriCaster, TriCaster VM, TriCaster PRO and TriCaster STUDIO which are trademarks of NewTek, Inc.
        SpeedEDIT, iVGA, LiveSet, LiveMatte, VT [5], 3D Arsenal and LightWave Rendition are trademarks of NewTek, Inc.         LightWave and LightWave 3D are registered trademarks of NewTek
       All other products or brand names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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