NewTek’s TriCaster portable live production system was used to produce and live stream coverage of ESPN’s X Games 16 from several locations in Los Angeles July 29 – Aug. 1. X Games 16 fans attending the games viewed content on the in-venue video boards at three X Games locations in Los Angeles, while fans at home were able to watch extended live video content streamed online in HD with TriCaster. ??
X Games 16 Recap
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“NewTek TriCaster is a crucial tool for us as X Games continues to grow in size and audience reach,” said Kate Nelligan, live event programming producer, ESPN X Games. “The top-quality action sports footage ESPN’s X Games generates is widely sought on the Web among young sports enthusiasts and beyond. Being able to deliver it live makes the experience that much more valuable to our fans.” ??
TriCaster is the live production and streaming tool of choice for X Games producers. TriCaster provided live Webcasts of this past January’s Winter X Games 14 from Aspen, Colo., as well as the Winter X Games Europe held in March in Tignes, France.
“Live event producers are always looking for ways to offer their fans a better event experience,” says Philip Nelson, senior vice president, strategic development, NewTek. “TriCaster is drastically elevating the kind of coverage and the amount of coverage that can be offered to fans in the event venue or at home.”