ATG – the governing body of all horse racing in Sweden, and its broadcast arm – Kanal 75, have always been at the forefront of producing world-leading broadcasts from more than 350 races every year. But innovation can never stop, and with inspiration from sports such as football and baseball, Kanal 75 wanted to explore the possibilities of using real-time tracking data in connection with live on-air visual enhancements in a new, innovative and compelling way to their viewers.
It should be obvious that bottom-of-the-screen tickers contain real estate that could be sold in the form of a sponsorship. In fact, most stations have ticker sponsors, but in general they don't maximize their sponsorship programs.
Topics: Channel Branding, The PRIME Ecosystem, Newsticker
Real-time virtual graphics, augmented graphics, and full-blown virtual sets aren’t new concepts in broadcast news production; in fact, they’ve been around for at least 15 years. There’s no question that virtual and augmented elements can add a layer of sophistication and deepen understanding of a topic in ways that are far beyond the capabilities of traditional graphics. But these technologies haven’t caught on in a widespread way for enhancing breaking news, primarily because they’re perceived as complex, time-consuming, and difficult to use.
Topics: Camio Universe, Augmented Graphics, Virtual Graphics, Virtual Sets, Hybrid
WISH-TV, a 24-hour news channel and CW affiliate based in Indianapolis, Indiana has long been using ChyronHego’s Channel Box solution.
Topics: Channel Box Prime, Channel Branding, The PRIME Ecosystem
In the highly competitive news environment of today, it’s an absolute must for broadcasters to be able to deliver fast and high quality news to their audience.
Topics: Camio Universe, Live Assist, Live Compositor
A challenge for broadcasters in today's competitive media landscape is that they have to do more with less. UK-based ITN is one of the world's leading news and multimedia content companies. They needed a solution that would enable their production department to create programs in-house without having to invest in technically trained personnel.
Topics: Live Assist, Live Compositor
Al Jazeera is one of the world’s largest news organizations.
Its daily news and weather bulletins reach 305 million households all across the globe.
Al Jazeera needed a system that could display accurate weather forecasts in a concise and informative manner for viewers. Metacast from ChyronHego, turned out to be the ideal solution.
Every year, Swedes gather around their TV’s to watch the country’s most popular show, Melodifestivalen, an annual song competition that airs in six shows by Sweden’s Public TV Broadcaster, SVT. The winner of the grand finale is selected to represent Sweden in the international Eurovision Song Contest – the world’s biggest music show and the most popular entertainment program in Swedish TV history.
Topics: Creative and Production Services
The greatest challenge for radio broadcasters today is reaching young audiences. The behavior of radio listeners has dramatically changed over the past decade. Today's young listeners don’t own radios. Instead, they are using mobile devices to connect with the world. The smartphone is their central communication and entertainment medium.
Topics: Visual Radio
We are happy to welcome Karl H. Eggestad, Global Sales Director for Metacast, ChyronHego’s weather graphics solution, to our blog. Karl will be sharing his insights on everything weather with you.