ChyronHego Acquires VidiGo

VidiGo is a provider of IT-based software for live broadcast production workflows
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MELVILLE, N.Y. – ChyronHego has announced that it has acquired the Amsterdam-based VidiGo. The Dutch company provides tools for the creation and management of broadcast-quality video content. VidiGo products focus on usability and automation to minimize the need for specialized technical staff and are able to integrate with third party equipment.

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“The broadcast industry is currently quite fragmented and is primed for consolidation, with a key driver being the migration to all-IT, software-based production environments,” said Johan Apel, president and CEO, ChyronHego. “With our recent acquisition by Vector Capital, ChyronHego is well-equipped to take a lead role in that consolidation and the industry’s IT transformation.”

ChyronHego is a developer of broadcast graphics creation, playout, and real-time data visualization products for live television, news and sports production. The company is based in Melville, N.Y.