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 […]
The veteran technology, media, and private equity executive succeeds Marco Lopez atop the tech firm.
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.
Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.
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.
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.
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 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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 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 […]
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 photo) Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
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.
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
The former Grass Valley president succeeds former president-CEO Johan Apel, whow becomes executive chairman of the board.
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 […]
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 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 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, […]
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.
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 […]
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)
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 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 […]
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.
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com On Sunday, ChyronHego released a number of announcements at the NAB Show. They include: The launch of LyricX, an all-new release of the company’s flagship Lyric graphics creation and playout solution. Based on ChyronHego’s Lyric PRO platform, LyricX harnesses the power of 64-bit architecture for graphics creation and […]
Signaling the ongoing expansion of its North American sales organization, ChyronHego today announced the appointment of three new sales professionals. These include Charles R. Davidson, director, channel sales; Bil Apker, director of sales, Western region; and Glen Maxheleau, presales specialist. Based in Florida, Davidson is a seasoned technical and consultative sales professional with 18 years […]
Visitors to this year’s NAB Show will see the results of an ongoing shift in broadcast graphics from the control room to the studio for greater control and flexibility over graphics presentation. Several other graphics themes will also be important at NAB, including Integrating social media into broadcast graphics, election graphics, augmented and virtual reality, and sports. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.
This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is broadcast graphics (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as […]