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Blackmagic Design Announces New Ultimatte 12 Models

Blackmagic Design has rolled out four new models of its Ultimatte 12 real time compositing processors that are all designed for creating the next generation of broadcast graphics. Also announced was a new Ultimatte Software Control app for Mac and Windows that’s available for download free of charge. This software lets you control all Ultimatte 12 […]

IBC: EdisonGO, A Camera Tracking App In Your Smartphone

Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics, XR/VR/AR and virtual studio solutions, is displaying EdisonGO, “a straightforward, simple-to-use smartphone application that seeks to revolutionize camera tracking in non-professional environments,” at IBC 2022, stand 7.B01. Conceived as a companion to Edison PRO, it captures video with tracking information and sends it to Brainstorm Edison PRO via […]

IBC: NewTek Introduces Livelink And Offers Tricaster Users Exclusive HTML5 Graphics Trial From Vizrt

NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, is offering an exclusive free trial of Flowics’ HTML5 graphics for its flagship TriCaster’s TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite. This announcement follows the recent acquisition of Flowics by Vizrt Group, enhancing Vizrt’s end-to-end graphics portfolio — an acquisition TriCaster users […]

Vizrt Group Acquires HTML5 Broadcast Graphics Platform Flowics

Vizrt Group, a global provider of software for live video production, has bought Flowics, a provider of cloud-native, browser-based, live and interactive graphics platforms for content producers. Terms were not disclosed. With the addition of Flowics, Vizrt Group customers of all three of its trading brands — NewTek, NDI, and Vizrt — “can advance their content […]

Flowics Graphics Integrates With TVU Producer

Flowics, creator of a comprehensive platform for powering remote and in-studio production of live graphics and interactive content, and TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, have created a new technology partnership. The two companies completed a native integration of the Flowics Graphics cloud-based graphics engine into the TVU Producer cloud-based […]

BBC Northern Ireland Enhances Election Coverage With AR Graphics Driven By Vizrt And Ncam

Vizrt and Ncam recently partnered to bring enhanced coverage with AR graphics to audiences tuning into the 2022 Elections on BBC Northern Ireland. Held every five years, the elections cover the results for all 90 members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, which is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland. This year’s elections were held on May 5. […]

Atlanta VFX Uses Fusion Studio On Hulu’s ‘Only Murders In The Building’

Visual effects (VFX) house Atlanta VFX used Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio VFX and motion graphics software for the hit television series Only Murders in the Building. It used Fusion Studio’s compositing tools to blend camera takes, replace green screens and handle shot replacements for the series’ second season. Only Murders in the Building is a Hulu Original […]

WLS Chicago’s WX Graphics The First Piece Of New ABC Group Design Update

WLS, the ABC O&O in Chicago, has quietly switched over to new weather graphics that are the first pieces of a new overall graphics package redesign for the station and a jumping-off point for its sister stations. The new ABC Owned Television Stations package is the product of three years of development with consulting firm SmithGeiger, which conducted extensive research for the redesign effort.

Vizrt Releases Viz Engine 5: The Possibility Engine

Vizrt, a provider of software-defined visual storytelling, real-time graphics, and augmented reality, announced the upcoming release of Viz Engine 5, what it calls “the most powerful live graphics compositor in the world.” Designed to take the pain out of live graphics production, it provides access to adaptive graphics — an intelligently automated way to deploy […]

Imperfections Make Perfect Addition To Maxon Capsules

Maxon has introduced 50+ 4K premium tiled textures to the Maxon Capsules collection, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor flaws to the surfaces of 3D objects. The greyscale maps feature a mix of scratches, dust specs, smudges, fingerprints, hairs, residue, isolated fingerprints, all scanned from real surfaces and meticulously tiled. The […]

WRIC Richmond’s New Look Blends Subtler 3D With Traditional Accents


A Smaller NAB Show, But More Energized

Attendance may have been almost halved by the pandemic, but tech vendors felt the more intimate environment allowed them to conduct business on a more productive level. On the show floor, the continued shift of broadcast workflows to the public cloud dominated many discussions, while others focused on NextGen TV’s pressing need to monetize.

NAB Show: Dizplai Partners With Stats Perform

Dizplai, the cloud data display platform and professional services team formerly known as Never.no, has announced a partnership with Stats Perform and integration of its API to give sports content creators seamless access to Opta driven live sports statistics and data from more than 60 different sports and over 500,000 matches a year. The native […]

NAB Show: Chyron Reveals Key Product Launches

Chyron on Sunday unveiled the suite of Chyron products on display at the 2022 NAB Show in Las Vegas. At Booth N2613 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Chyron is featuring the newly released Chyron LIVE Platform. “Combining Chyron-grade graphics, production video switching, and illustrated replay clips in a single user-friendly, cloud-native platform offered on […]

NAB Show: Evertz Showcases Gamification Of The Fan Experience With Ease Live

For the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas), Evertz will be highlighting new interactive graphic solutions to help live sports, live events, and broadcast customers deliver unique experiences and personalized features to millions of users across multiple platforms. Evertz will showcase Ease Live, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based interactive graphics platform as part of […]

Chyron Releases PRIME Platform 4.3 With Viewer-Controlled Interactive Graphics

Chyron has rolled out the 4.3 release of its PRIME Platform, which features a full suite of production capabilities including live graphics, production switching, video walls and scaling, touch screen control, branding, venue control and augmented reality. Version 4.3 of this flexible, scalable platform introduces the new PRIME Edge module for creation, deployment, and management […]

Viz AI-Powered Graphics Debut At Daytona 500 On Fox

Vizrt, a provider of software-defined visual storytelling and real-time and mixed graphics solutions has unveiled its newest innovation — graphics powered by Viz AI — that were premiered by Fox Sports in its production of the NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500. Zac Fields, Fox Sports SVP graphic tech and integration, said: “Thanks to our partners Vizrt we […]

National Lacrosse League Chooses Flowics Graphics For Cloud-Based Broadcast Graphics Workflow

Flowics, creator of a cloud-based platform for powering remote and in-studio production of live graphics and interactive content, said that the National Lacrosse League (NLL) is using Flowics Graphics as the primary graphics engine in the United States for the 2021-22 season. The company said: “With Flowics Graphics, NLL has an all-in-one solution that provides […]

Flowics and Grass Valley Partner To Support Cloud-Based Graphics Production Workflows

Flowics, creator of a platform for powering remote and in-studio production of live graphics and interactive content, has confirmed its membership in the GV Media Universe Alliance. Sponsored by Grass Valley, the GV Media Universe combines technology and commercial solutions to power the digital transformation of media and entertainment organizations. As a GVMU Alliance member, […]

Avid MediaCentral Brings Graphic Designers Into Broadcast TV & Production Workflows

TV newsrooms and production workflow teams can now bring graphic designers directly into their AvidMediaCentral production workflows through the MediaCentral panel, which now includes support for Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. The lightweight software plugin erases the frustrating manual steps graphic designers need to take in order to contribute to large-scale production projects and keep track of their content. […]

Maxon Adds Unreal Engine Support For Magic Bullet Looks

Hot on the heels of its Version 15 release of Magic Bullet, a collection of tools for color correction, finishing and film looks, Maxon rollsout a “feature-rich” Service Pack release of Magic Bullet Version 15.1. This latest release for the first time boasts support for Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4, enabling users to employ Looks’ […]

Chyron Names Hayes Stamper Product Marketing Manager

Chyron today added Hayes Stamper to its marketing team. Stamper brings a wealth of industry and marketing experience, having worked previously in high-profile positions serving broadcast technology. He will focus primarily on products for the broadcast news vertical, including CAMIO, Chyron’s MOS integration offering; AXIS, an order management system for maps, charts, financial quotes, and […]

ASG Partners With Ross Video For Real-Time Graphics Creation Within Virtual Production Control Room

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a solutions provider for media creatives and content owners, today announced it has partnered with Ross Video to provide real-time motion graphics for ASG’s new Virtual Production Control Room (VPCR). Ross Video’s XPression real-time motion graphics generation system integrates seamlessly within the VPCR remote production service, ASG says. With the XPression graphics platform, users can produce […]

Vizrt Enhances Sports Offering With Unified I/O With Vizrt XR Venue

Vizrt, producer of software-defined visual storytelling tools (#SDVS), today announces the release of its premiere real-time virtual enhancement solution for sports — Vizrt XR Venue. Featuring Viz Arena 5, the XR Venue solution empowers the world’s leading sports broadcasters to enhance valuable content with captivating, state-of-the-art live AR graphics. With this release, XR Venue enters the IO platform, Vizrt’s backbone for future sports developments. Together with XR Playbook, launched earlier […]

‘NBC Nightly News’ Makes Permanent Move To Studio 1A

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WDSC Boosts Branding With StreamMaster Graphics Engine

Pixel Power, a global provider of master control playout, automation and graphics, has delivered a StreamMaster software-defined graphics engine to Daytona State College’s noncommercial WDSC Daytona Beach, Fla. The sophisticated graphics and branding system operates autonomously under the control of the station’s existing ADC automation system. StreamMaster draws on Pixel Power’s four decades of graphics […]

Dalet Updates CubeNG News Graphics Platform

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, has introduced key updates to its Dalet CubeNG platform, a graphics solution for news workflows. Fully integrated across Dalet Unified News Operations, Dalet CubeNG leverages the Brainstorm real-time graphics engine to deliver 2D and 3D branding as well as engaging visual storytelling across broadcast, social and digital channels. The scalable, […]

News12 Chooses Polygon Ipsum And Unreal Engine For Additional Master Control Room Graphics Channels

Polygon Labs, a studio specializing in interactive data applications and visual branding, says that News12 Networks has selected its data aggregation and visualization platform, Ipsum, which is fully integrated with Epic Games’ real-time 3D creation platform, Unreal Engine. News12 Networks, consisting of seven local cable news channels in the New York area, owned by Altice […]

Pixel Power Integrates SRT Into StreamMaster, Joins SRT Alliance

Pixel Power, a global provider of graphics and software-defined master control playout, has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming. The company said the move “will support Pixel Power’s flexible solutions for master control playout with fully integrated graphics and branding.” The SRT Alliance, founded by […]

ShotTracker and IMPACT Partner To Boost NCAA Basketball Media Platform Engagement

DDSports Inc. (ShotTracker), a sports technology that captures rich performance data via sensors and provides statistics and analytics with sub-second latency, today announced a new partnership with IMPACT to expand content creation around and visualization of, ShotTracker’s real-time analytics, which have been deployed to a growing number of NCAA men’s and women’s basketball broadcasts. IMPACT […]

NBC Rolling Out New Graphics That Let Peacock’s True Colors Shine

Chyron Enhances Axis With Optimized UI, Richer Maps Data, Tighter AP, Getty Integration

Chyron has rolled out what it calls “major enhancements” to its popular web-based Axis order management and graphics creation toolset. These updates include the redesign and optimization of the web-based user interface; a significant expansion of the Axis maps module to include the latest geographic data sets, covering both North America and continental Europe; and […]

Nxtedition And Singular.live Partner For Automated Graphics

Broadcast specialist Nxtedition has formed a partnership with Singular.live, a cloud-native graphics platform. Together, users will be able to add dynamic, responsive graphics and overlays into playout timelines in an HD-SDI/IP environment, “greatly adding to the operational convenience as well as connecting information and engagement into the live output,” according to Nxtedition. Singular lets users create and control […]

‘Today’ Gets New Graphics With Dynamic Angular Elements

Viz Artist 4.2 Free Edition And Viz Artist In Residence Program Debut

Vizrt, a global provider of software-defined visual storytelling solutions for media content creators, today announced the free edition of Viz Artist 4.2, the real-time 3D graphics design tool that unleashes the creative power of the world’s top broadcasters and storytellers. Also launching today is the Viz Artist in Residence program, initiating the search for the world’s greatest Viz Artist designer. Vizrt’s software ecosystem for graphics is […]

Vizrt Intros Vizrt Channel Branding With Flexible Access

Vizrt, a global provider of software-defined visual storytelling solutions for media content creators, today debuted Vizrt Channel Branding. One of five software Solution Suites made available exclusively through Flexible Access, Vizrt Channel Branding makes complex channel branding graphics simple for customers faced with the growing need to promote more content across more channels. The company […]

Brainstorm Part of 5GMediaHUB Project

Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, is participating in the 5GMediaHUB project, which aims to accelerate the testing and validation of media applications with 5G technology. Brainstorm will lead the definition of the different cases of use of the project, its technical requirements, KPIs and will also establish the basis on […]