NewTek Live from the Eiffel Tower

Tricaster™ streams France National Day firework live from the Eiffel Tower

3D Storm (NewTek Europe), distributor of NewTek products in Europe, Africa and the Middle-East, was at the heart of the French National Day on July 14th, for the streaming live of the traditional and majestic firework on the Eiffel Tower. This year the theme was “Broadway Musicals in Paris”. More than 500 000 people attended the show on the Champ de Mars esplanade and more than 50 000 internet users watched the firework broadcast live with Tricaster.

Streamakaci, a production and internet broadcast company, broadcast live the firework show organized by the City of Paris on July 14th 2011 from the Eiffel Tower. The company set up the event’s direction and encoding solution, composed with the encoding system and a Tricaster, on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower to broadcast the audio and video of the show. Capture was provided by the City of Paris team. Two streams were proposed, a broadband and narrowband broadcast on redundant CDN infrastructure. Feeds were also posted on Facebook and Dailymotion.

Tricaster is a groundbreaking HD portable live production system, an advancement that blurs the lines between live and post production and will radically change the way an integrated live production system is defined. With TriCaster, anyone can simultaneously produce, live stream, broadcast, project and record HD and SD network-style productions. A single operator or small team can switch between multiple cameras, virtual inputs and live virtual sets, while inserting clips, titles and motion graphics with multi-channel effects. Tricaster is the ideal solution for TV Shows, events, concerts Live Broadcast on the internet.


Tricaster at the Eiffel Tower