NBC Olympics' Production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi to Utilize ChyronHego 12 Lyric PRO-Powered Mosaic(TM) XL Graphics Systems
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/14 --
ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) has been selected to provide 12 Lyric PRO-powered Mosaic XL on-air graphics systems to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6 - February 23. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Peter Morrone, Vice President of Product Engineering, Chyron Hego.
"ChyronHego is committed to developing high-performance solutions that help broadcasters tell engaging stories," said Morrone. "The pure processing power of Mosaic XL coupled with the advanced workflow and rendering power of Lyric PRO software will enable NBC Olympics' staff to bring the spirit of the Olympic Games to viewers around the globe in ways never before possible."
Phillip Paully, Director Graphics Engineering & Operations, NBC Olympics said, "We are pleased to be using the ChyronHego, Mosaic XL with Lyric Pro. We are confident that this combination will help streamline our workflow. The use of all solid state drives and an improved operating system will definitely increase our playback speed and reliability."
Lyric PRO offers support for Windows® 7 64-bit playout, native support for stereoscopic 3D, scriptless transitions, and touch-screen-enabled graphics. The software is standard on ChyronHego's Mosaic platform. Together, Lyric PRO and Mosaic form the cornerstone of BlueNet�, ChyronHego's end-to-end graphics creation and playout workflow solution.
For more information on Lyric PRO and Mosaic XL, visit www.chyronhego.com.
About NBC Olympics
A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.
For more information on NBC Olympics' coverage of the Sochi Olympics, please visit: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/
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� player tracking system and end-to-end BlueNet� graphics workflow -- under the collective ChyronHego brand. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., 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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