Vizrt, DigitalGlobe Provide Free Olympics Imagery

DMA 131 (WILMINGTON, NC)

WWAY Chooses Vizrt TV In A Box, Trackless Studio

Vizrt To Acquire Automation Co. Mosart Medialab

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Managing The Social Media Flood With Tech

Social media in the newsroom has boomed to the point where major breaking news stories come with a hashtag to keep people engaged with the story on their social accounts. Broadcasters who want to monitor and air those social updates have plenty of options, ranging from the $600 jury-rigged solution all the way to a $30,000 high-end system.

IBC 2013

Vizrt Adds Applicaster Support To Social TV

Tech Vendor: Europe Will Be Early 4K Adopter

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

CMS Vendors Vie On Changing Terrain

Local newspapers and broadcasters today are seeking content management systems that are faster and more complex than ever before. And while vendors are constantly developing new products to keep up with evolving demands, the industry is facing contraction. “There are just too many players, and nobody is really big enough to have any control,” says Internet Broadcasting’s Elmer Baldwin. “There are some that just aren’t going to survive.” Part two of a three-part special report. Read part one here

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

For Media Firms, CMS World Gets Complex

Content management systems serving the local media industry have taken a quantum leap forward, and choosing the right CMS has become more complicated than ever. Media companies have some difficult choices: select a system from a vendor, build one in-house or use an open-source system. Ron Stitt, VP of digital media at Fox Television Stations: “The pace of development is still constantly accelerating, and the landscape is incredibly complex when you factor in not just the front end but also the underlying platforms, devices, operating systems, display formats, distribution schemes and advertising/tracking requirements.” Part one of a three-part special report. Read the full report here.

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Reports Growth And Improved Margins in 2Q

SMPTE 2013

Video: Vizrt, StypeGRIP Show Off Virtual Sets

Vizrt Places Talent Among The Action

Vizrt Powers Philippine Election Coverage

Vizrt Inks $1M Deal With Mystery U.S. Network

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt 1Q Rev Declines 15% Over Europe Weakness

Vizrt, Trendrr Create Beautiful Social TV Graphics

NAB 2013

Q&A: Vizrt To Focus On 4K At NAB Show

Vizrt plans to show off the 4K rendering capabilities of its flagship Viz Engine 3D compositing system at this year’s NAB Show. Petter Ole Jakobsen, the company’s chief technology officer, talks about what broadcasters can expect to see from Vizrt at this year’s show.

Vizrt Buys Remaining Shares Of LiberoVision

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Revenue Down, Profit Up In 4Q, Full Year

Vizrt Redoes Maps, Integrates With OpenStreetMap

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Operating Margin Up Despite Lower 3Q Rev.

Vizrt Introduce IT-based 3D Compositing System

Vizrt  announced today that it has developed a new version of its real-time 3D compositing system Viz Engine with of IP in and IP out as well as real-time compositing  of IP streams with graphics. With an IP-based workflow, broadcasting enters the IT world. Instead of SDI cables and routers built through a TV station’s […]

Grass Valley, Vizrt Team Up On Sports Production

Grass Valley and Vizrt announced today a new replay and analysis tool for live sports production that combines Grass Valley’s K2 server and Dyno replay controller with Vizrt’s LiberoVision 3D replay and tied-to-the-field graphics. “With the power of Grass Valley combined with [Vizrt’s]…unique 3D replay technology, we have created an extremely capable sports analysis replay […]

Vizrt Offers Breaking News Satellite Imagery

Wildfires, severe weather, civil unrest, terrorist attacks, global sporting and human interest events are just some of the breaking news stories broadcasters need to bring to viewers. But sending camera crews to news hot spots, especially in remote locations, can be difficult, costly, and even dangerous. Vizrt recently launched a new service called DigitalGlobe Online that […]

Vizrt Warns Of Lower Rev. Expectations For 2012

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt 1Q Revenue Climbs 13%

GEARING UP FOR NAB: WEATHER GRAPHICS

Stations, Viewers Inspire Weather Offerings

Vendors of the competitive and fast changing weather graphics market will be out in force next month at the NAB Show. In many cases, the new products and features they will be promoting were developed in direct response to customer, and even audience, research.

TECH M&A

Vizrt Acquires Additional 20% Of LiberoVision

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.

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Reports Record Revenue In 2011

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt 2Q Profit Triples As Revenue Jumps 32%

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Revenue Grows 18% In First Quarter

Vizrt Completes Acquisition Of LiberoVision

OPEN MIKE BY PETTER OLE JAKOBSEN

Automation Is Key To New Media Distribution

Broadcasters can extend their branded content to a global audience to capitalize on new revenue streams such as subscriptions and online advertising. But multiplatform distribution is technically complex, requiring support for thousands of mobile handheld device models, each with its own technical specifications. And while we’ve made great strides in solving the technical problems of serving media to thousands of mobile handheld devices, there are still creative problems yet to be resolved.

NAB 2011

Automation, Traffic: Doing More With Less

Among the myriad of broadcasting gear on display at next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas are automation, traffic and billing equipment and software. There’s growing interest in these products since TV broadcasters need to be able to oversee a growing number of channels with a shrinking number of staff.

OPEN MIKE BY PETTER OLE JAKOBSEN

How To Deal With The Many Faces Of Mobile

Without an automated workflow, you either can’t deliver dynamic media content to mobile devices or you’re very limited in terms of the quality you can send effectively.

Vizrt, Motion Analysis Partner On Motion Tracking

While virtual sets offer limitless creative options for live 2D/3D sets, the calibration and alignment of multiple cameras with the synthetic set can be a prohibitively complex and time-consuming process. But with its Viz Virtual Studio, Vizrt provides an intuitive user interface and compatibility with most major camera-tracking solutions. One such camera tracking system is CamTrak […]

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Reports Record 2010 Revenue Of $105.6M

Vizrt Acquires LiberoVision

Vizrt, an Oslo, Norway-based provider of content production tools for the digital media industry, is buying Swiss company LiberoVision AG, a leader in virtual sports enhancements. According to the proposed deal, Vizrt Ltd. will purchase all of the issued and outstanding share capital of LiberoVision in three installments: 60% upon signing of the definitive agreement, […]

Vizrt Buys Sports Replay Provider LiberoVision AG

QUARTERLY REPORT

Vizrt Posts 20% Revenue Gain In 3Q