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CNBC Arabiya Prefers Vizrt Graphics for Business Programs


CNBC Arabiya, the Arab world’s first and only 24-hour Arabic language financial and business information channel, has decided upon a broad range of Vizrt graphics systems to enhance its business information programs. The order is worth over USD 1.1M which will be recognised in Q1.

Based in Dubai Media City, the channel presents in-depth and up-to-the-minute coverage of regional and international affairs from an Arab economic perspective. Its stated objective is to be the premier source of business information in the region and therefore high-quality, data-driven 3D graphics play a major role in helping the channel reach its targeted goal. CNBC Arabiya is a free-to-air channel that is broadcast on Arabsat and Nilesat.

The decision for Vizrt was based on its reliable track record of first-class graphics systems, already installed in the majority of satellite channels broadcasting throughout the Middle East.

CNBC Arabiya’s requirement was a complete 3D on air graphics solution and 3D virtual studio. Only Vizrt could provide the experience and the capability to provide a complete solution that met all the channel’s graphics needs with a single core system.

About Vizrt:

Vizrt is the world’s leading provider of HD/SD real-time 2D and true 3D broadcast graphics. The company’s software suite offers a complete graphics solution including: character generation, content management and newsroom integration, 3D tickers, virtual studio, 3D weather application with data integration, Curious Software map creation tools, virtual sports analysis, information display and virtual effects. All Vizrt’s graphics products are powered by a single core renderer, the unique and powerful Viz|Engine™. Vizrt’s graphics solution goes beyond the visual aspect and includes highly customized user interfaces for the designer, operator, journalist and engineer. The world’s leading broadcasters, such as CNN, CBS, Fox, BBC, Sky, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, TV Today, CCTV and NHK as well as Production houses and Corporate institutions, including both the New York and London Stock Exchange, use the Vizrt’s software suite. Vizrt is a public company traded on the Frankfurt Prime Standard and on the Oslo Main List: VIZ, ISIN: IL0010838154. For further information please refer to

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