Chyron Workflow Integral To Kmov HD Local News Transition
Melville, NY, May 2008: Chyron (AMEX: CGS) today announced that KMOV, the Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) owned CBS affiliate based in Missouri, has installed two HD/SD-switchable HyperX2 graphics systems; Channel Box, Chyron’s HD/SD-switchable channel branding and automated promo system; a CAMIO news graphic management solution; and iSQ, Chyron’s remote monitoring and playout application. KMOV, owned by Texas-based Belo Corporation, operates on Channel 4.
The two HyperX2 graphics systems, which are installed in KMOV’s studio control room, are being used to generate all of the station’s HD graphics for its local news programs including lower thirds, full screen, OTS, banners and tickers. The Channel Box will be used for downstream graphics on the station’s HD Channel. The system will provide channel branding, IDs, school closings and severe weather informations, etc.
“The Chyron systems are integral to our transition to HD local news. We developed a complete new graphics package for the station as part of the HD transition and the HyperX2 systems were key to developing that new look,” commented Walt Nichol, Director of Technology, Broadcast Media, KMOV. He added, “We have a long history using Chyron graphics products and feel very comfortable with the history of reliability and support.”
Kevin Prince, Chyron’s Chief Operating Officer added, “We are delighted to announce this sale to KMOV. Chyron’s workflow provides a seamless transition to HD And this latest installation further highlights Chyron’s commitment to the US market.”
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