NewTek Ships Virtual Set Editor 2

NewTek Ships Virtual Set Editor 2 
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 --  NewTek announces the
shipment of Virtual Set Editor 2, a companion application to
TriCaster(TM) that allows for complete creation and customization of
virtual studio environments and visual effects for any video
production, without the need for professional studio space.  
"Traditionally, virtual studios have been out of the reach of most
people who produce video, requiring expensive investments and
compromises on quality. Virtual Set Editor supports our ongoing
commitment to develop the tools that enable anyone to create
professional video without breaking the budget," said Dr. Andrew
Cross, NewTek CTO. "With NewTek Virtual Set Editor 2, the days of
black curtains and a potted plant are over. 
Audiences today expect the videos they watch -- whether over a live
stream, a broadcast, a webinar, or a staged event -- to have high
production value, but not everyone producing video is able to afford
a professional studio or a traditional virtual set system. With the
introduction of NewTek Virtual Set Editor 2, now even the smallest
live productions can meet that demand with network-quality custom
virtual sets and brand-elevating visual elements. 
Virtual Set Editor 2 Provides: 

--  Standalone capability. A second license installed on a separate
    Microsoft(R) Windows(R) workstation in addition to the TriCaster
    system makes team collaboration possible. Set designers can create
    virtual environments in their own workspace, freeing the primary
    on-air system for dedicated production or a road trip.
--  Total customization. Every show can have its unique, signature look;
    every brand can create its own elements and incorporate into set
    design, identity elements, and even custom transitions with the
    included Animation Store Creator.
--  Photorealistic look. VSE compositions use high-resolution elements,
    life-like camera movements, and TriCaster's graphics processing engine
    to evoke realism that stands up to close inspection. Multiple live
    video inputs can be placed within the set, scaled, rotated and even
    mapped to fit 3D shapes (such as curved 'virtual video walls') with
    pixel-perfect accuracy. Real-time reflections add even more realism to
    the effect.
--  Animation Store Creator. This powerful switcher effects engine
    included with VSE 2 allows the creation of complex transitions with
    full color full motion overlays, audio for both directions and even
    warped video mapped against any 3D surface -- such as cloth effects --
    for the highest-impact presentations possible.
--  Easier collaborative workflows. Extensive support for layered
    Photoshop(R) PSD files makes it easy to prepare imagery using most
    popular graphics packages, then effortlessly import the scene as a new
    VSE virtual set project. Designers can prepare sets and effects, then
    transfer the finished product to any TriCaster on the same network
    when required -- even while a production is live.
--  Starter-pack virtual sets. Pre-made, fully customizable virtual set
    content included, ready-to-use right out of the box without worrying
    about extensive set creation time and costs.


Virtual Set Editor 2                                                        
(includes two licenses / 1 standalone and 1 TriCaster)       $ 1,495.00     
Virtual Set Editor 2 Educational                                            
(includes two licenses / 1 standalone and 1 TriCaster)        $ 695.00      
Virtual Set Editor 2 Upgrade                                                
(available for existing Virtual Set Editor owners only)       $ 495.00      
Virtual Set Editor 2 Educational Upgrade                                    
(available for existing Virtual Set Editor owners only)       $ 395.00      

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
NewTek is privately owned and based in San Antonio, Texas. For more
information on NewTek please visit:, Twitter, YouTube,
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--  NewTek and TriCaster are trademarks of NewTek.
--  All other products or brand names mentioned are trademarks or
    registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Amber Bagwell
Doug Wright 
Giles Communications
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