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News Graphics Sharpen As Workflow Eases

Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.

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Graphics To Emphasize New Tech, Efficiency

With broadcasters around the world moving to IT-based operations, graphics vendors are offering products that manage efficiencies across a broad set of workflows so buyers can use graphics and branding more efficiently and quickly. (ChyronHego photoClick here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

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Picture This: Graphics Move Beyond Quality

The graphics systems broadcasters rely on daily to make news, sports and weather reports more appealing and informative have advanced quite far — so much so that quality has become a given. To differentiate themselves, vendors now are focusing on the finer points like tighter workflow integration. But that’s just one of the many trends broadcasters can expect in graphics systems on the exhibit floor at the 2017 NAB Show. (Ross Video photo) Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products, or here to download it as a PDF.

Baron Adds Machine Learning To Lynx Software

Baron, a provider of weather intelligence, has released hand tracking that uses advanced machine learning and computer vision technologies. The company says this new solution, Hand Tracker, “will deliver … a solution for the Chroma key that resolves the common problems often experienced with other solutions.” “Baron is the world leader of storm tracking technology. […]

TTWN, Baron In Weather Partnership

The arrangement will combine data from Total Traffic & Weather Network and Baron to create integrated traffic and weather solutions.

 

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Waterman To Add Baron Lynx In Ft. Myers

Baron’s New Lynx: Weather Across Platforms

Baron Introduces New Lynx Weather Solution

Baron, a provider of critical weather intelligence, has released a new comprehensive weather solution — Baron Lynx. It will make its debut at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 16-21. “The competition to engage viewers on all platforms demands our broadcast partners deliver the best in accurate, winning content,” said Bob Baron, president-CEO. “Baron […]

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Ardell Hill To Retire As President Of Baron

Baron Names Steve Bray Director Of Meteorology

Huntsville, Ala.-based Baron has added industry veteran Steve Bray to its broadcast team. With almost 30 years of experience in the broadcast business, Bray joins the company as the new director of broadcast meteorology where he will work with current broadcast clients to help them produce and highlight engaging, exclusive weather content for their audiences. […]

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AccuWeather, Baron In Weather Partnership

The new partnership brings together Baron’s radar technology and patented storm tracking and forecasting of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, and AccuWeather’s displays of the StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution.

Baron Taps Former WSI Employee For Digital Sales

SPECIAL REPORT: SEVERE WEATHER

Weather Tech Keeps A Step Ahead Of Storms

Weather system vendors are creating new tools designed to bring new elements into weather presentations, including real-time observation data and viewer videos of storm damage, as well as hooks into social media and mobile apps that let stations deliver weather information to viewers regardless of what screen they’re viewing. This is the fifth in a series of articles appearing this week that collectively constitute a TVNewsCheck Special Report on Severe Weather News. The other stories in the series are below.