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SWR Brings Graphics To Life With Chyron


Reading, UK - 5th December 2005: Chyron Corporation (OTC BB: CYRO) has announced a major order from German public broadcaster, Südwestrundfunk (SWR). The contract, including training, commissioning and support, was handled by Chyron GmbH in Wiesbaden.

SWR, a large station in Germany’s public broadcasting network ARD, has added to its existing Chyron infrastructure by installing four of Chyron’s flagship Duet HyperX Character Generators (CGs) and three Chyron Duet LEX CGs with the award-winning Lyric compositing application. In addition, Chyron will supply 17 seats of the Lyric application for use with SWR’s AVID non-linear editing suites.

Situated in three locations across Germany including Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz, the Chyron Duet HyperXs and Chyron Duet LEXs will play a key role in providing SWR with sophisticated, live 2D/3D on-air graphics for its busy sports and news operations.

David Ward, VP and general manager, Chyron EAME commented, “Chyron is delighted to be adding SWR to its growing list of Duet HyperX users in Germany, and with the integration of both on-line and off-line graphics offered by Chyron, SWR will benefit from an unsurpassed level of flexibility in the field of graphics creation.”


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-switchable HyperX HD/SD, Chyron’s exceptional Duet 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 has a unique, 30-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 and (OTC BB: CYRO).

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