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Founded in 1985 in Kansas, USA, by Tim Jenison, NewTek produces video post-production and imaging tools for personal computers. 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ... Tim Jenison is the founder and chief technology officer of NewTek. ...


The company's first products included DigiPaint and DigiView, both for the Commodore Amiga personal computer. In computing, Amiga is a range of home/personal computers primarily using the Motorola 68000 processor family, whose development started in 1982, initially as a game machine. ...


The DigiView product added slow scan digitising capabilities to that platform, allowing images to be imported at low cost, before modern image scanning technology was widely available.


Although not as well known as the de facto industry standard applications from Electronic Arts, the DigiPaint product offered at release the unique capability of editing and painting on images in the Amiga's unique hold-and-modify high colour mode in real time. Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) is a leading video game developer and publisher. ...


The company found widespread fame with the release of the Video Toaster, an innovative system for low cost video post production. The company was featured in magazine articles in such mainstream publications as Rolling Stone Magazine and was featured on the NBC Nightly News. The fame extended beyond the product; the company's founder Tim Jenison and it's Vice President Paul Montgomery also were presented as new types of businessmen running a new and different kind of company. The NewTek Video Toaster is a combination of hardware and software for the editing and production of NTSC video on personal computers. ... This article is about the music magazine. ... NBC Nightly News logo, with Tom Brokaw at the news desk NBC Nightly News is the flagship evening news program for NBC News. ... Paul Montgomery was the Vice President of NewTek and later co-President of Play, Inc. ...


Jenison and Montgomery eventually split, with Montgomery and most of NewTek's engineers leaving to help form a new company called Play, Inc., which later went out of business.


Now based in San Antonio, Texas, USA, the company is lead by Jenison, and former magazine publisher and ReplayTV exec, Jim Plant, who is the President and CEO. NewTek's current products include an updated Video Toaster system for Windows-based PC's, and the popular LightWave 3D rendering, modeling and animation program, for which the company won an Emmy Award in 2003. Downtown San Antonio features the historic San Fernando Cathedral, the Tower Life Building and the Tower of the Americas. ... ReplayTV is a personal video recorder manufactured by Digital Networks North America, Inc. ... Jim Plant is the president and CEO of NewTek. ... The NewTek Video Toaster is a combination of hardware and software for the editing and production of NTSC video on personal computers. ... Lightwaves current logo LightWave (or, more properly, LightWave 3D) is a computer graphics program for 3D modeling, rendering, and animation. ... An Emmy Award. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The company recently released TriCaster, a new product that merges broadcast video, graphics and presentations. TriCaster was announced at DEMO@15, where it was selected as a "Producer's Pick." It was then launched at NAB 2005, where it won several prestigious industry awards, including NAB's AIM (Award for Innovation in Media) award.


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NewTek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (352 words)
The fame extended beyond the product; the company's founder Tim Jenison and it's Vice President Paul Montgomery also were presented as new types of businessmen running a new and different kind of company.
Now based in San Antonio, Texas, USA, the company is lead by Jenison, and former magazine publisher and ReplayTV exec, Jim Plant, who is the President and CEO.
NewTek's current products include an updated Video Toaster system for Windows-based PC's, and the popular LightWave 3D rendering, modeling and animation program, for which the company won an Emmy Award in 2003.
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