Typical newsticker with transparent background over an example broadcaster video.
Newsticker with prepending head container
Showing latest updates of your page fading in smoothly from the right
Another TV news styled ticker featuring two SuperMarquee instances with a trailing content box showing the current date
Newstickers are a great way to communicate the latest news of your site or application to your customers. The tickers on this site hopefully gives you a slight idea of what could be possible.
Another great site effect of a news ticker is that the size of the news you want to display does not effect the actual view size of your ticker. This makes the ticker the ideal solution in modern cross platform scenarios.