Deborah D. McAdams /
CBC Germany Taps Vizrt for Live Graphics and Virtual Sets
For use across multiple networks
COLOGNE, GERMANY — CBC Cologne Broadcasting Center, part of Media Group RTL Germany, has
elected to switch its existing live graphics systems to Vizrt. The transition,
which started this month, includes new Viz Trio live 3D graphics systems Viz
Content Pilot template-based graphics system and Viz Virtual Studio systems for
live, immersive 3D virtual sets.
The new Vizrt graphics technology will be used at CBC’s broadcast and
production center, which features several live studios and extensive post
production facilities, in Cologne, Germany, with additional locations in Berlin
and Munich. CBC produces a dozen TV shows daily, for the Media Group RTL
Germany companies as well as for Media Group’s external production companies.
Among others, CBC is responsible for the international production and broadcast
of the German soccer league, Bundesliga.
Media Group RTL Germany’s brands reach an audience of approximately 90 million
viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to its free-to-air
channels RTL Television, Vox, n-tv and RTL Nitro, the company’s portfolio also
includes three digital niche channels: RTL Crime, Passion and RTL Living. For
its technical broadcast operations the affiliates RTL II and Super RTL are also
run by CBC.