Sports Video Group: X Games Live: NewTek Doubles Up on TriCasters for Video Board, Streaming Productions

Brandon Graham hosts Inside X, a live webcast from X Games 17.

On the second day of the ESPN X Games, Sports Video Group dropped by to see the TriCaster compound. Check out this behind the scenes article!

NewTek’s TriCaster has a two-fold presence at Summer X Games this year, producing video board shows for the outdoor venues at L.A. Live, as well as ESPN’s live companion webcast. However, the most notable difference this year is not in the quantity of video being produced with the TriCaster, but rather the HD quality.

“This is our third X Games, but it’s the first year that it’s been fully HD,” says NewTek SVP of Strategic Development Philip Nelson. “It’s a fully HD pipeline and workflow, which is huge. If you look at the quality on the screens here it’s not even a comparison [to the previous SD].”

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