The Christian Broadcasting Network Selects Chyron’s Hyperx® As Heart Of HD Project
Melville, NY, October 5, 2006: Chyron Corporation (OTC BB: CYRO) has announced that The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), one of the largest television ministries in the world, has installed a dual-channel Chyron HyperX HD/SD-switchable graphics system with eFX Clips and CAMIO, Chyron’s MOS Graphics Management solution. The installation was carried out by the Whitlock Group, a Chyron partner.
CBN, a firm advocate of Chyron products for a number of years, is currently using the HyperX to output SD, but will be switching to HD early next year when the network begins HD production on its flagship program, The 700 Club. The CAMIO MOS solution provides CBN with tight integration between Chyron and AP® ENPS®, which has allowed the network to automate several of its newsroom and studio control room functions.
“CBN is very pleased with the performance of the new Chyron system. We have a long-standing relationship with Chyron and the company continues to deliver superior products and service for our organization,” commented Kent Denton, Director of Engineering, The Christian Broadcasting Network.
“We are delighted to announce this sale to CBN, which continues to highlight the excellent relationship between our two companies. Chyron products are synonymous with the HD broadcast market and we continue to strive in providing our customers with systems that deliver outstanding results in high-pressure environments,” added Kevin Prince, Chyron’s Chief Operating Officer.
HyperX is Chyron’s high-performance, flagship graphics system, featuring up to two independent HD/SD-switchable channels, optional DVE, eFX Clips and Lyric® PRO advanced creation and playout application.
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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 entry-level MicroX to the HD/SD-switchable 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, MOS newsroom integration solutions and the award-winning WAPSTR mobile phone newsgathering application. 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).
The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is one of the largest Christian television ministries in the world. CBN’s flagship program, The 700 Club, is a live television program that airs weekdays before a studio audience from The Christian Broadcasting Network’s (CBN) broadcast facilities in Virginia Beach, Virginia. On the air continuously since 1966, it is one of the longest-running programs in broadcast history. Hosted by Pat Robertson, Terry Meeuwsen, Gordon Robertson, and Kristi Watts with news anchor Lee Webb, The 700 Club is a mix of news and commentary, interviews, feature stories, and Christian ministry. Seen in 96% of the television markets across the United States, the program is carried on ABC Family Channel cable network, FamilyNet, Trinity Broadcasting Network, and numerous U.S. television stations and is seen daily by approximately one million viewers. CBN WorldReach broadcasts, which include the international editions of The 700 Club, have been viewed in more than 70 foreign languages, can be seen in more than 200 countries, and are accessible throughout the year by more than 1.5 billion people around the world.
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