Vizrt Gets Pole Position at Australia’s Sport TV
June 7, 2006
Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Frankfurt Prime Standard, Oslo Main List: VIZ) announces today, that the new Oceania office based in Sydney has received orders exceeding USD 500,000 in its first two months of operations. The orders were generated from new and repeat business.
Vizrt has introduced Viz|Arena into the region with its sale to Champion Data, used to provide graphics to TVN, the Thoroughbred Horse Racing channel. This has enabled TVN to have virtual graphics and advertising placement directly on the turf. Being able to display advertising and sponsorship content along with a new way of visualizing their data driven graphics is opening up a new revenue stream for the network. The Viz|Arena enables TVN to display animated 3D regular and virtual graphics with replays including visualizing the tracking of horses. Champion Data have been successfully supplying sports data and Vizrt graphics including AFL and cricket solutions to many broadcasters.
Further orders from Sky Racing strengthen their commitment to having a complete graphics solution from Vizrt. Sky Channel has been successfully using Vizrt for their live on-air graphics and is now implementing the new Viz|Trio CG into their Studios.
Zspace has also increased its Vizrt software levels to renew its high-end graphics coverage of Rugby Internationals for the Seven Network. Zspace has been successfully providing several Australian broadcasters with Vizrt solutions for sports coverage from Motor Racing, to Yachting and Football.
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 www.vizrt.com.
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