Chyron Announces Mos2wap – Revolutionizing Mobile Content From Mos Newsroom Systems
Melville, NY – September 20, 2006: Following the IBC award-winning launch of WAPSTR (enabling easy and speedy ingest of stills and video footage from cell phones into the TV newsroom workflow), Chyron Corporation (OTC BB: CYRO) has today announced the second ground-breaking product in the Mobile Suite for CAMIO – MOS2WAP. The MOS2WAP option for CAMIO enables broadcasters to easily produce and deliver high-quality mobile news content to cell phone WAP pages directly from their MOS newsroom system (such as Avid iNews®, AP ENPS® and Dalet® Open Media).
“The response to WAPSTR at IBC was really positive, with a number of our TV newsroom customers competing to be the first ones to implement this pioneering technology in their respective markets,” explained Michael Wellesley-Wesley, Chyron CEO. “MOS2WAP is the obvious second product to be offered as part of the Mobile Suite for CAMIO as it streamlines the process of publishing breaking news to the web and to cell phones. WAPSTR and MOS2WAP running on CAMIO in a TV news environment have the potential to redefine the relationship between TV broadcasters and their viewers in that they open the door to the era of ‘citizen journalism’ in a manner that is seamlessly integrated with existing TV newsroom workflows,” added Mr. Wellesley-Wesley.
MOS2WAP consists of a CAMIO plug-in that runs on the CAMIO server and communicates with a separate WAP server. News producers utilize LUCI, Chyron’s MOS ActiveX® and simple drag/drop GUIs to build stories, select images, preview and then post stories to “air.” Changes to the rundown and breaking news stories are instantly posted to the WAP server and images are automatically scaled and converted to compatible formats for display on cell phones.
With unwavering clarity of vision, Chyron continues to define and dominate the world of broadcast graphics. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmys, Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry. From the compact MicroX to the HD/SD HyperX with Lyric PRO, Chyron’s exceptional product line brings unmatched, 2D and 3D graphics creation and performance to the most demanding studio and mobile operations. Rounding out Chyron’s graphics offerings are still and clip servers, channel branding and telestration systems, and MOS newsroom integration solutions. The ChyTV product line leverages Chyron’s broadcast expertise with video graphics devices for microcasting and digital displays. Chyron holds a patent on technology that enables the integration of live television graphics data with a broad range of interactive media platforms and consumer electronics devices. Chyron has a unique, 40-year history of service and support for its products that far exceeds that of most manufacturers. For more information about Chyron products and services, please visit the company web sites at www.chyron.com and www.chytv.com (OTC BB:CYRO.OB).
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