August 4, 2008
Televisa Wins Gold With Chyron’s HD Olympic Graphics
Chyron (AMEX: CGS) has today announced that Televisa, the largest Spanish speaking media company in the world, has installed two Chyron HD/SD-switchable HyperX(2) systems, which add to its already established portfolio, to provide graphics for its coverage of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The installation was completed by Chyron's Mexican partner, Insitel.
The HyperX(2) systems with Lyric PRO advanced creation and playout will provide Televisa with cutting-edge HD graphics including scores, templates, chronometers and statistics for the world famous sporting event, which is broadcast by Televisa to millions of viewers in South America and the USA.
"All of the graphics and text produced by Televisa for the Olympic Games coverage will be created by these sophisticated Chyron systems. The HyperX(2)s deliver real-time graphics with a highly intuitive operating system," commented Juan Carlos Salazar, Operations Coordinator, Televisa.
Kevin Prince, Chyron's Chief Operating Officer added, "We are delighted that Chyron is playing such an important role in Televisa's Olympic coverage. The HyperX(2) excels in the live sports arena and this installation allows Chyron to showcase its talent on the world's stage."
Chyron continues to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, Mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmys, Chyron has proven itself as a leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings that include Online, Chyron's AXIS Graphics online content creation software, HD/SD switchable on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding and telestration systems, graphic asset management and XMP integration solutions, and the award-winning WAPSTR mobile phone newsgathering application, as well as digital signage. For more information about Chyron products and services please visit the Company's websites at www.chyron.com, www.chytv.com and www.axisgraphics.tv (AMEX: CGS).