Mar 07, 2014 / 03:48PM
Applied Technology: The Promise of Fully Tapeless Production
The promise of fully tapeless production has been in the air for quite some time

Mexico’s TV Azteca Upgrades to ChyronHego’s BlueNet Graphics

ChyronHego has closed a deal with TV Azteca, one of the world’s largest producers of Spanish language television programming. In a major graphics overhaul, TV Azteca has implemented ChyronHego’s end-to-end BlueNet solution at its headquarters in Mexico City to bring to air high-quality news and sports graphics, social media content, and virtual product placement.

Sky Sports takes ChyronHego’s Player Tracking graphics to air
The UK sports channel enhances its live soccer coverage with advanced virtual graphics and football analysis tools.

Bannister Lake, NextComputing partner on broadcast graphics workstations
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is using workstations from Bannister Lake and NextComputing to run BL Score Bug.

Star Sports India chooses wTVision to fuel its growth plans
The broadcaster uses wTVision’s Studio CG, a cross-platform character generator, to manage and control graphics, in real-time, by controlling two Vizrt graphic engines.

CBC Germany chooses Vizrt for live graphics and virtual sets
The transition, which will be phased in starting 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.

Broadcast Pix announces availability of Version 3.5 software
The software adds a number of enhancements — including the cloud-based content access of its Flint integrated production system — to its Mica and Granite systems.

Vizrt to highlight NRCS integration at BIRTV 2013
The company also will feature its Viz Engine, a real-time 3-D compositing system that enhances the ability of broadcasters to render for any platform.

Channel branding

WORLD EDITION EXCLUSIVE: Channel branding has been in existence for as long as there have been channels, except for several decades it was referred to as station identification.

In the early days, TV branding was simple. It had to be. Even in the early 1970s, a VTR cost as much as a row of houses, and there were no viable computer graphics. Cometh the channels, cometh the technologies!


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