Cost cuts and decreasing budgets are the norm in today’s competitive media landscape. As broadcasters are increasingly facing the challenges of doing more with less, affordable and easy-to-use tools are becoming essential for their survival and success.
In a time of UHD and mixed resolutions, SDI and IP operating side by side, and an industry in transformation demanding the most efficient workflows, ease of use, and return on investment, ChyronHego developed the PRIME Ecosystem, a universal graphics platform - now updated with PRIME 2.0 - a powerful, 64-bit, all software rendering engine.
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.
Topics: ZXY Wearable Tracking
Over its history, MeteoNews in Switzerland has evolved from a classic weather forecasting company to a provider of integrated, flexible, and attractive weather solutions for a wide range of market segments. Today, MeteoNews offers a finished, turnkey broadcast weather segment targeted to smaller and medium-sized local and regional TV stations and online TV services.
Topics: Live Compositor
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.
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.
During the night of the US election, ChyronHego supported customers all over the world with solutions for broadcast graphics, displaying social media on screen as well as virtual enhancements and virtual sets. In the US alone, more than 380 stations were using NewsTicker Elections to help them get real-time results on air. In addition, several customers were also using our virtual graphics solutions for displaying election results in new, creative ways.
WISH-TV, a 24-hour news channel and CW affiliate based in Indianapolis, Indiana has long been using ChyronHego’s Channel Box solution.
Sports arenas are transforming more and more into multi-use media centers. Today's ticket holders for a sports event expect to be entertained and informed through a state-of-the-art facility.