Live Desktop Monitors
Preview internal and external video sources in real time, with built-in audio meters.
Share computer screens or displays from wireless Apple AirPlay devices, like iPad, iPhone, or iPod, connected to the same local network as TriCaster.
DDR (Digital Disk Recorder)
Load and playback your own stored video clips, video packages and pre-produced motion graphics in a wide range of media file formats.
Add titles, images and graphics to your show, importing your own original artwork, choosing from a variety of included templates, or building new designs using the included LiveText application.
View the source selected on the Preview row, which becomes the video output upon pressing Take for a cut, or pressing Auto for a transition.
View the source selected on the Program row, which is also the video output signal for broadcast, live stream, projector and/or record.
Capture your live production as a full resolution video file to show later or save for your archive.
Launch live streaming video of your show to the Web at the touch of a button. TriCaster 40 includes presets for the most common streaming profiles, in resolutions up to 720p.
Live Production Switcher
Switch between 14 video channels, including external video and network sources, internal media sources, and virtual inputs.
Use dynamic effects to change shots and apply graphics. Independent settings for each video layer let you mix and match transitions for the base video and both downstream keys.
Enhance your show using animated transitions and effects with full-color overlays, embedded audio, and 3D warping of video. Animation Store Creator is also included to build custom transitions and effects.
Setup virtual sets, layer live elements, create picture-in-picture effects, and more, from any available live and stored video sources, and assign the composite effect to a single switcher button.
Live Virtual Sets
Get the look of a network-style studio with built-in virtual sets in a variety of styles and settings. Sets include multiple angles, virtual camera shot presets and animated zoom control for realistic presentation.
Multi-Channel Audio Mixer
Enjoy clear, crisp audio with adjustable audio controls for internal and external sources, plus stream and master outputs.
14 - 6 external, 4 internal, 4 virtual inputs
4 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of HD Component, SD Component, Y/C or Composite and supported resolutions
^^ Each input includes integrated frame synchronizer
^^ Independent keying, cropping, Proc Amp and white balance controls per input
^^ BNC connectivity
2 simultaneous live sources via Gigabit connection, selectable from any available network sources
^^ Supported sources include networked computers via included NewTek iVGA client application; wireless Apple AirPlay devices; NewTek TriCaster and 3Play systems with A/V network output; TalkShow; LiveText; and a variety of third-party partner solutions
3 integrated digital media sources for video and graphics (DDR and 2 GFX)
^^ LiveText character generator for custom titles and graphics
4 independent, mix/effect-style channels supporting multi-source compositions, virtual sets, double-box effects and more
^^ 3 configurable sources per channel, each with independent positioning, scaling and cropping, including upstream keyer with DVE and transition controls
2 downstream keyers, each with independent DVE, transition controls, positioning and scaling
Effects and Transitions
Integrated TransWarp effects engine on all effects channels supports standard transitions, customizable animation store transitions with audio, and overlay effects
^^ Animation Store Creator for custom animations
^^ Supports per-pixel alpha blending between sources and real-time 3D warping of video or graphics
24 HD live virtual sets, with multiple camera angles, real-time reflections, specular highlights, animated zoom and presets
A/V output signal through up to 5 output connections
^^ 2 x Analog (BNC; configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite; PGM and SD-only AUX)
^^ Network output for live streaming
Native recording in resolutions up to 1080p
^^ Record source selectable from among Program, Aux, or any individual camera input
^^ Encoding format selectable from among QuickTime, MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (Speed HQ), and H.264 (high or Web-quality)
Accommodates ~ 20 hours 1080i or ~ 120 hours 480i via internal drive in QuickTime format
^^ Capacity expandable using external media drives
HD live streaming via Adobe Flash or Microsoft Windows Media Push/Pull
1 x 1/4" (mono; mic)
2 x RCA (stereo L/R; line)
2 x RCA (stereo L/R; line)
1 x 1/4" (stereo; phones)
Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, effects, output, stream and headphones
NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480i (16:9 or 4:3) Multi-Standard model also includes equivalent NTSC-J and PAL selections
Playback Media Formats
AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, FLV, F4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG (1, 2, all profiles, program or transport streams), MP4, WMV, WebM, PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, EXR, RAW, TIF, AIFF, MP3, WAV, and more, with Import Media application for batch import with optional transcoding of files (including Apple ProRes)
Export Media Formats
Export media application for batch copying with optional transcoding of files to compatible formats for different applications and devices: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVD, H.264, MOV, MPEG-2, MJPEG, MP4, WebM and more
^^ Presets for Non-Linear Editors: Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro, and more
^^ Presets for mobile platforms: Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and more
DVI and HDMI monitor outputs for user interface and multiview preview, with selectable layouts
Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
Audio: 2 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point