MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Feb. 1, 2015 -- ChyronHego today announced that NBC Sports will use the next-generation Lyric(TM) PRO graphics creation solution to create on-air graphics during its telecast of Super Bowl XLIX, Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. A total of 10 ChyronHego Lyric PRO-equipped Mosaic(TM) XL graphics systems will be used by the network to enable fast, accurate creation and playout of rich data-driven graphics.
"ChyronHego has been our partner for many years, and the company's powerful graphics solutions have continually given us the flexibility we need to be very creative and to pioneer new concepts in broadcasting," said Matt Celli, director of Gfx integration, data, and technology at NBC Sports Group. "We have worked closely with ChyronHego to make great things happen, and I am confident that this Sunday's broadcast will be a further example of our successful collaboration."
"Today's high-profile live sports telecasts demand both innovation and creativity in drawing viewers into the action," said Sören Kjellin, chief technology officer, ChyronHego. "In addition to providing performance and reliability in the live production environment, our Lyric PRO solution gives NBC Sports powerful yet easy-to-use tools that support engaging storytelling and a memorable presentation of popular sports events."
More information about ChyronHego's Lyric PRO and the company's full product portfolio is available at www.chyronhego.com.
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ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout, and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news, and sports production. Joining forces in 2013 with over 80 years of combined industry expertise, Chyron and Hego Group offer award-winning solutions -- such as the TRACAB(TM) player tracking system and the end-to-end BlueNet(TM) graphics workflow -- under the collective ChyronHego brand. Headquartered in Melville, New York, the company also has offices in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. For more information on ChyronHego, visit www.chyronhego.com.
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