ChyronHego Launches Three New Brands

ChyronHego today launched three new corporate brands — Chyron, Hego and Tracab — that respectively provide professional broadcast products, professional live broadcast services and collegiate and professional coaching tools. The three new brands will operate under the ChyronHego senior leadership team, and the company’s existing customers will enjoy ongoing sales, support, and development for the […]

Chyron Lays Off 20 Employees To Save $3M/Year

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Chyron 1Q Revenue Up 2% To $8 Million

Product revenues increased 3% to $5.97 million compared to $5.80 million in 1Q 2012. Services revenues decreased 2% to $2.04 million compared to $2.08 million. CEO Michael Wellesley-Wesley says it expects to close its acquisition of Hego AB on May 22.

Chyron Receives Another Nasdaq Delisting Notice

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Chyron 4Q Revenue Down 9%; Buys Hego

In addition to its earnings results, Chyron also announced an agreement to purchase Sweden-based Hego Group. Michael Wellesley-Wesley, Chyron CEO, says: “By combining the teams and resources of Chyron and Hego, we will deliver to our customers a highly diverse and compelling broadcast graphics capability.” The company’s new name will be ChyronHego.

Rising Shares Help Chyron Avoid Nasdaq Delisting

NBA D-League Team Broadcasts With ChyronIP

An NBA development league basketball team in Texas is now broadcasting with high-impact graphics that viewers would typically see on professional sports’ bigger stages. Chyron, a provider of graphics for newsrooms, studios and sports broadcasting facilities, announced today that the Texas Legends have built the ChryonIP real-time HD/SD 2D and 3D character and graphics generator […]

Chyron Receives Potential Delisting Notice

Broadcast graphics specialist Chyron reported that it has received notification of potential delisting from the Nasdaq Stock Market because it no longer complies with Nasdaq’s Minimum Bid Price Rule after the bid price of Chyron’s common stock closed below the minimum $1 per share for the 30 consecutive business days.

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Chyron’s 3Q Revenue Dips 3% To $7.25M

Service revenue was up 13% in the quarter, while product revenue was down 9%. The company reported a net loss of  $700,000 as compared to a net loss of $3.49 million in the third quarter of 2011

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Cloud-Based Tech No Longer Just Blue Sky

As reliability and security issues are improving, more broadcasters are seriously looking at the value of cloud-based services. The uses range from writing, editing and sharing stories in the field, to quickly creating graphics, as well as managing and editing online video. A recent study of video producers finds that only 23% are using a cloud infrastructure today, but that more than 75% are considering deploying it.

Chyron Offers Graphics For NewTech TriCaster

Chyron has released ChyronIP, a real-time HD/SD 2D and 3D character and graphics generator that brings its full-motion, data-driven 3D graphics to NewTek TriCaster live production systems for the first time. Loaded with all of the features and functions offered by Chyron’s Lyric PRO software, ChyronIP delivers key and fill signals via the TriCaster network […]

IBC 2012: Chyron Intros HyperXLP On-Air Graphics

Suitable for live news, sports and OB productions, HyperXLP occupies just a quarter of the space of a standard HyperX system and consumes half as much power.

LONDON GAMES

Chyron’s HyperX Helps Power NBC’s Olympics

Chyron provided 10 HyperX³·¹ on-air graphics playout systems to NBC Olympics during its production of the 2012 London Olympic Games. “In our operation, there’s no room for error, and every second counts. The centralized asset storage capability powered by Chyron’s HyperX³·¹ and Apple®’s Xsan 2 is a tremendous time-saver, enabling our operators to instantly access […]

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Chyron 2Q Revenue Tumbles 19%

The lower sales result in an operating loss of $1.1 million. Company CEO Michael Wellesley-Wesley said: “We expect that the second half of the year will produce improved operational and financial results.”

Chyron, Cell Journalist Ease User-Gen. Content

Chyron today announced that it has integrated the company’s CAMIO graphics asset management server with the Web-based Cell Journalist application to streamline the incorporation of user-generated video content into a news rundown. This integration lets producers locate Cell Journalist content through the Associated Press ENPS interface and quickly move it to the CAMIO server for […]

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Chyron Reports 1Q Revenue Up 20%

The increase to $7.9 million came from 15% gains in product revenue and a 34% gain in services revenue. Increases in expenses resulted in a net loss of $1.1 million.

LIVE FROM NAB

Chyron To Ease Social-Broadcast Integration

Its new Shout makes it easier to incorporate tweets into live broadcasts. For all that’s going on at NAB 2012, click here.

NAB 2012: Chyron Products Preview

2012 NAB Show Preview Chyron Booth SL1510 Website: www.chyron.com   Chyron is a provider of graphics as a service for on-air and digital video applications including newsrooms, studios, sports broadcasting facilities and corporate video environments. Channel Box (v.4.6) Branding and Promo System Channel Box is a channel branding system that features 2D/3D design with a […]

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Chyron Grows Top Line 15% In 4Q

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Chyron 4Q Revenue Increases 15%

The gain is led by a 12% increase in product sales and a 2% rise in service revenue. The company’s operating loss improved by 31%.

GEARING UP FOR NAB: GRAPHICS

Graphics Makers Tout Workflow Integration

At this year’s NAB Show, a number of vendors including Avid, Chyron, Orad, Vizrt and Pixel Power will be featuring graphic production and playout tools designed or updated to offer TV stations greater ability to share, revise and re-use content. Also in the mix are improved ability to incorporate social media functions, compatibility with third-party applications, virtual studio offerings and broader multichannel capabilities.

Arizona State Opens Chyron Media Center

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Chyron’s 3Q Revenue Up 9% To $7.5M

The increase is driven by a 34% increase in service revenues to more than $2 million.

Chyron, AP Offer Web, Mobile Graphics Solution

Chyron and ENPS today announced a new partnership through which Chyron’s CAMIO asset management server and Axis World Graphics products now seamlessly integrate with ENPS workflows for Web and mobile output. “ENPS serves the editorial core of our customers’ newsrooms, and we are delighted to partner once again with Chyron, a global provider of innovative […]

IBC 2011: Chyron Products Preview

2011 IBC Show Preview Chyron Stand 7.D11 Chyron is a pioneer of graphics as a service for all digital video media. Chyron will officially unveil its AXIS World Graphics platform to the European, Middle East, and African markets. AXIS World Graphics is the world’s only cloud-based graphics creation system designed specifically for broadcasters. AXIS World […]

Chyron Names Kathy Power SVP, Worldwide Sales

Chyron today appointed Kathy Power to the new role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, Power will lead Chyron’s global sales effort with responsibility for all aspects of revenue generation. As an IT industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, Power has held executive positions, most recently serving as executive […]

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Cloud-Based Services Making Inroads

Cloud-based services for broadcasters include graphics, asset management, email for user-generated video, back-office functions and warehousing of documents and video. The list of services and vendors grows almost daily. Although some broadcasters, attracted mostly by the cost savings and improved efficiency, have embraced the services, others still harbor a basic mistrust of them, principally because they rely on the public Internet that lies beyond their control.

Chyron Taps Foxton As Product Architecture VP

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Chyron Turns First Profit Since 2008 In 2Q

Chyron Names VP Of Strategic Product Architecture

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Chyron Offers Fast-Track Graphics Fixes

Chyron’s Creative Services Group, in addition to offering training on their equipment, can help customers facing a fast-approaching deadline to produce a graphics package for news, sports, elections or entertainment shows.The group’s head, Selena Cohen, says, “We are driven by crisis. We come into our own then.”

Chyron Names Kolliner Professional Services VP

Chyron today announced the appointment of Sim Kolliner as vice president of professional services. Kolliner brings three decades of broadcast industry experience to his new role at Chyron, where he will lead the professional services division in facilitating clients’ smooth implementation of graphics solutions, as well as their organizational adaptation to new systems and workflows. […]

Raycom Stations to Roll Out Chyron BlueNet

The group owner is installing Chyron’s graphics workflow across its 31 news-producing stations.

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Chyron 1Q Revenue Dips 4%

NAB 2011

Chyron Goes Blue, Officially

Its new line of products includes BlueNet, a system that promises to streamline end-to-end graphic workflows. Sinclair Sinclair Broadcast Group is implementing BlueNet at 13 of its news-producing stations, hoping to achieve fully automated news graphics production and distribution.

Chyron Names Peter Morrone Engineering SVP

Chyron today announced that Peter Morrone has been appointed to the new role of senior vice president for engineering and product management. Morrone was VP of product engineering for Chyron nearly eight years, and in this new position, he will be responsible not only for providing engineering leadership, but also for guiding product management and […]

Chyron Launches Channel Partnership Program

NAB OUTLOOK: NEWS PRODUCTION

New Tech Promises Improved Efficiency

Vendors of news production systems, editors, switchers, graphics and lighting will be showing new or upgraded products at the NAB — all with the promise that they will allow broadcasters to produce news more efficiently and distribute it more widely. Here are some of the latest developments from Avid, Grass Valley, Chryon, Sony, Panasonic, Ross Video, EVS, Litepanels and Videssence.

NAB 2011: Chyron Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Chyron Booth SL1520 Chyron offers Web, mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions broadcast graphics. AXIS Graphics Online Content Creation—Chyron will highlight its AXIS Graphics platform, a cloud-based on-demand graphics service. The cloud-computing graphics creator is designed specifically for the broadcaster. AXIS simplifies, streamlines, and facilitates the graphics creation workload across […]

Chyron, CGS Newschief Form Partnership

Chyron announced a new partnership Thursday through which the CGS Newschief system provides automated data feed services to the Chyron Channel Box. Integrated with the Channel Box channel branding and promo system, the CGS Newschief Data Feed system serves as a central source for automated headlines, weather, sports scores and stats, stocks of local interest, […]