Can’t Make It To Austin? Catch the SXSW Live Stream

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Mar 8, 2013 
Mike Daly  |

SXSW has announced it will be using using TriCaster by NewTek to give fans unprecedented access to the festival’s hottest events. For the first time,  “SXSW Live” will brings music showcases, keynote speakers, convergence panels and more through a live-stream page at

“Fans of SXSW want more live content,” said Russ Hull, Pro Media Tech Producer with SXSW, in a press release.“By using three TriCaster systems, our production team is making some of the top festival content available to our loyal community members who aren’t able to make it to Austin this year.”

In addition, several brands that are participating in the festival will also use TriCaster to live stream, socially post and showcase their products and events:

  • TechZulu Trend Lounge will be streaming live interviews with startups, SXSW panelists and VIPS.
  • What’s Trending will be streaming live from the Samsung Blogger Lounge at the Austin Convention Center.
  • Robert Scoble of Rackspace will stage Robert Scoble Live at Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant at the Courtyard Marriot.
  • Soft Layer at will be live streaming interviews with a variety of industry startups and tech influencers.

Mike Daly is an award-winning writer and editor with 30 years of experience in publishing. He began his career in 1983 at The News of Paterson, N.J., a long-since defunct daily paper, where at age 22 he was promoted to the position of Editorial Page Editor. Since then he has served in managerial capacities with several news organizations, including Arts Weekly Inc. and North Jersey Media Group in New Jersey and Examiner Media in New York. His work has been honored on numerous occasions by the New Jersey Press Association and the Society for Professional Journalists.

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