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TVN Tech | Upping The Election AR And Graphics Game

Broadcasters won’t be hampered by remote working conditions for election night 2020, and they have a bevy of new graphics and augmented reality tools to help them tell the story. Above, Broadcasters can make complex data easy for viewers to grasp through augmented reality objects generated by Brainstorm graphics using real-time data from different sources. A Punt, a regional channel in Spain, covered municipal elections, and this interactive map shows the winning party in each town, with detailed results for the seats won in each town are shown on the chart of the left side. The bars on the bottom show a rundown of all the cities, in alphabetical order, with the results in real time.

Jenn Paonessa To Head ChyronHego’s New Venues Solutions Division

ChyronHego today announced that Jennifer Paonessa has been promoted to director of the company’s new Venues Solutions division. Focusing on custom, workflow-driven graphics solutions, Venues Solutions delivers an end-to-end sports production ecosystem that combines traditional LED content control, advanced graphics creation, and enhanced virtual and data visuals to help users boost fan engagement, team branding […]

ChyronHego Releases Prime Graphics 3.6

ChyronHego today introduced Prime Graphics 3.6, the newest version of its platform for real-time graphics authoring and playout. With this release, ChyronHego says it keeps its promise of “One platform, multiple use cases,” extending Prime Graphics to support augmented reality graphics in live studio environments and adding new productivity tools that simplify and accelerate design […]

ChyronHego Academy Training Program Rolls Out Certification Course For Paint Sports Telestration

ChyronHego has expanded its ChyronHego Academy training program with a new certification course focused on the company’s Paint sports production analysis solution that lets sports pundits, commentators or producers visually analyze game play using augmented data-driven graphics and immersive video highlights. Offered free of charge, the new Paint course supports industry professionals in acquiring and updating essential […]

ChyronHego Adds Michael Harris As Senior Director Of Sales

ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Michael Harris as senior director of sales, strategic accounts. Harris comes to ChyronHego with decades of experience in broadcast technology sales. He will be responsible for managing and growing strategic accounts in the U.S. with a focus on major networks. “Mike is a fantastic human being and an amazing […]

ChyronHego, TV Groups Offer Detailed Virus Data

The data being sourced locally by Nexstar, Sinclair and Quincy Media journalists supports more accurate and timely community-focused reporting.

ChyronHego Releases Camio 4.8 Graphics System

ChyronHego is shipping Camio 4.8, the newest release of the company’s MOS-driven graphic asset management system. Serving as an end-to-end, all-software solution for multiplatform news content creation, production, and playout, Camio gives designers, producers and directors the flexibility and functionality to bring engaging stories to air efficiently. Enhancements to Camio 4.8 simplify quality control, add greater control […]

ChyronHego Names Ariel Garcia CEO

The veteran technology, media, and private equity executive succeeds Marco Lopez atop the tech firm.

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Video Walls Advance Set Design, Storytelling

A step up from past LCD video walls, the new LED technology is increasingly featuring in new news set designs, enabling crisper images and more flexibility.

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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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NAB Show Rebooting For The Future

While most broadcasters and equipment vendors still view the annual NAB Show as an essential stop, attendance and exhibitors have declined the past few years. Show organizers are being proactive by tweaking the schedule of next year’s show in an effort to attract fresh traffic.

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ChyronHego Unveils Virtual Set, Touts Sports Wins

The Fresh system is designed to achieve more photorealistic images than previous systems and is fully compliant with ChyronHego’s template-based Camio asset management system.

Social News Desk, ChyronHego Team To Shout

Innovative newsrooms around the globe are incorporating social media into the daily newsroom workflow. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have become regular sources for breaking news and community-generated content. And now, ChyronHego’s social media editor, Shout, is making it easier to bring social content into news stories thanks to a newly launched integration with Social News […]

ChyronHego Upgrades Its Coach Capture Tool

ChyronHego today issued a new release of Coach Capture, the latest addition to the company’s coaching product suite. With the upgrade, Coach Capture includes many new features and enhancements geared toward making the tool even easier to use and more versatile than ever for sports video analysts and coaches. Introduced earlier this year at the […]

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Social Media At 11 (And Other Newscasts)

TV stations are arming themselves with software that allows them to slice and dice social media to gauge audience interest in stories, share viewer feedback and even predict what stories will become larger issues in the future. Other software speeds social integration into newscasts.

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Hyper-Local Weather Takes A Human Touch

While consumers with GPS-enabled smartphones expect real-time weather reports down to the street-corner level, station meteorologists say it’s not that simple. Most of what one gets from apps is just model data that hasn’t been subject to human interpretation. Sifting through the various models and presenting a forecast that incorporates local knowledge is where station meteorologists excel. “The local knowledge that experienced meteorologists can lend to the product is invaluable,” says Justin Keifer,  chief meteorologist at WMBB Panama City, Fla.

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Media Tech Industry Facing Tough Challenges

Sales of most media technology companies are basically flat while their R&D and marketing costs continue to run high, forcing some to reexamine how they sell in a traditionally demanding and rapidly changing market. Above, a Vizrt virtual set demonstration this week at the NAB Show.

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ChyronHego, Epic Games Set For Virtual Sets

The integration of products is designed to give news producers new tools including game-quality on-air graphics as well as new photorealistic and hyper-realistic elements for on-air virtual sets.

ChyronHego Fills Two Asia-Pacific Sales Positions

ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Ivy Wee as vice president of sales and John Foo as director of sales for the company’s Asia-Pacific operation. Together, Wee and Foo will manage the APAC team and take charge of all ChyronHego’s sales, marketing, and business operations initiatives in the region. Both are based in Singapore and […]

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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.

Olympic-Type Tech On Tap In South Korea

With the Winter Olympics underway from Pyeongchang, South Korea, here’s a look at some of the various tech vendors and the equipment that’s making it possible for NBC to provide a record 2,400 hours of coverage.

Olympics: Tirico Debut, Ice Skaters Stumble

NBC’s first night, before Friday’s opening ceremony, had the feel of spring training. You could see it in the team ice skating, where men took tumbles one after the other. NBC’s Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, to their credit, didn’t make excuses for anyone

Marco Lopez Joins ChyronHego As CEO

The former Grass Valley president succeeds former president-CEO Johan Apel, whow becomes executive chairman of the board.

ChyronHego Releases Prime Graphics 2.6

ChyronHego today released version 2.6 of Prime Graphics, the 64-bit, all-software rendering engine that powers the company’s popular, high-performance Prime graphics platform. Prime Graphics 2.6 includes an array of enhancements ranging from 16-bit color and full, 10-bit I/O to a new Scene Camera effect, additional codecs for recording inputs, and advanced touch-screen features. The evolution […]

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It’s Game On For Virtual Sets In 2018

Vendors say improved rendering and tracking systems will drive U.S. sales. In addition, many boast “trackless” technology, that reduces the cost and complexity of setting up and maintaining a virtual set. Above, a ChyronHego virtual set at WTLV Jacksonville, Fla.

ChyronHego Names Ung Chief Product Officer

ChyronHego today appointed Boromy Ung chief product officer, reporting to President-CEO Johan Apel. As leader of ChyronHego’s global product management division, Ung has taken charge of the vision and roadmap for the company’s award-winning family of solutions for live television, news, and sports production. Ung has more than 14 years of progressive product management and […]

ChyronHego Adds Two To Its Global Sales Team

ChyronHego today hired Robin Adams as managing director, EMEA, and named Paul Weiser VP of sales, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Adams will be responsible for sales in the U.K., Ireland, France, the Middle East, Africa, and India, while Weiser will oversee sales throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining ChyronHego, […]

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IBC 2017: Signs Of A Quickening IP Transition

The media and entertainment industry, which now ranks as the most disrupted in the world according to the Global Center for Business Transition, more fully embraced IP and virtualized technology at the annual international tech exhibition in Amsterdam this week. Imagine’s Charlie Vogt (above) says his company is investing “hundreds of millions” to keep pace.

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ChyronHego Shows Camera Tracking System

At IBC2017, ChyronHego is showcasing an all-new version of its Silver robotic camera head with the RoboRail straight camera rail system from Mo-Sys Engineering Ltd. The combined system provides no-delay camera tracking of augmented reality (AR) graphics and virtual set in news broadcasting, the companies said.  Silver is part of ChyronHego’s family of virtual studio/AR […]

TVN TECH | WEATHERCASTING 2017

Weathercasting Forecast: A Flood Of Data

Newly available data from the GOES-16 weather satellite and other weather sources are making new data management strategies essential for meteorologists to get at what they need to make their predictions. Vendors have responded with various approaches each aimed at helping meteorologists separate the wheat from the chaff. Above KATU Portland, Ore., alerts viewers. (Baron Services photo)

Data-Driven Traffic Reports Shift In High Gear

Technology from many of the vendors stations rely on to keep viewers informed of changing weather conditions is being used to provide commuters with relevant traffic data on their mobile devices and TVs.

ChyronHego Releases CAMIO ‘Significant Upgrade’

ChyronHego today released an all-new version of CAMIO, its graphic asset management server, with significant improvements including the HubDrive file distribution tool and LUCI5, an HTML5 update of the company’s modular user interface for newsroom producers. With this release, CAMIO 4.2.2 brings new capabilities and greater product integration to the CAMIO Universe, ChyronHego’s software-based newsroom […]

NAB 2017

Tech Manufacturers Face Headwinds – Again

The 1,700 companies that populated last week’s NAB Show exhibition continued to experience relatively slow growth in the aggregate in 2016. But they look forward to spending resulting from the spectrum repack, ATSC 3.0 and the much discussed transition to IP.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ChyronHego

ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com  ChyronHego will preview its all-new VPX Virtual Production Server at the 2017 NAB Show. VPX is a virtual server platform for hosting end-to-end live production workflows. By enabling broadcast news operations to run critical content creation and playout software in a virtualized, IT-based environment, VPX powers highly efficient, […]

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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.

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German Soccer League Adds ChyronHego Tracking

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ChyronHego

ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com  Launched only a year ago, ChyronHego’s CAMIO Universe is transforming news operations as broadcasters continue to migrate to all-software environments and standard off-the-shelf IT technologies, including virtualized server environments. At NAB, ChyronHego will showcase the latest product developments driving global adoption of the CAMIO Universe — including the […]

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Dae Yung Choe Joins ChyronHego

ChyronHego Solutions Now Support NewTek’s NDI

ChyronHego announced that its entire line of broadcast solutions now supports NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI) protocol, an open technology for live-production video workflows over Ethernet networks. NDI enables multiple video-compatible products to communicate, deliver, and receive broadcast-quality video over standard Ethernet. The protocol offers extreme encoding efficiency and the performance needed to handle large […]

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Neil Foster Joins ChyronHego As COO-CFO