Chyron And Signum Bildtechnik Announce Technology Integration For Newsroom Archive
Reading, UK - July 30, 2008: Chyron (AMEX:CGS) has today announced a third-party integration project with Signum Bildtechnik GmbH, a leading manufacturer of still store, clip, video and archiving solutions for broadcasters. Based in Munich, Germany, Signum is integrating its product portfolio with Chyron’s CAMIO Newsroom Asset Management solution, to streamline the delivery of newsroom graphics.
The Chyron and Signum integration gives journalists who use Chyron’s CAMIO interface as part of a newsroom client (for example, iNews, Dalet or ENPS) access to an archive of graphics material for inclusion in the programme’s rundown. Items selected from the archive are automatically transferred into the CAMIO system and moved to the designated playout device, without further manual intervention. In addition, operators can use tools within the Signum system to modify the graphic image before inserting it into the story.
This integration extends the already powerful features of CAMIO and provides a useful archive capability for customers.
“Signum and Chyron have a strong synergy that has allowed us to develop a sophisticated archive for the newsroom environment,” commented Martin Hainfellner, President of Signum Bildtechnik. “We are delighted that we can offer a comprehensive workflow that expands the skill set of journalists whilst maximising creativity.”
David Ward, VP and General Manager, Chyron EAME added, “We are pleased to announce this partnership with Signum. CAMIO has become synonymous with sophisticated newsroom technology and this announcement further highlights Chyron’s commitment to streamlining the broadcast graphics chain.”
Chyron continues to define and dominate the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, Mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmys, Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings that include Online, Chyron’s AXIS Graphics online content creation software, HD/SD switchable on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding and telestration systems, graphics asset management and XMP integration solutions, the award-winning WAPSTR mobile phone newsgathering application as well as digital signage. For more information about Chyron products and services, please visit the company websites at www.chyron.com, www.chytv.com and www.axisgraphics.tv (AMEX: CGS).
About Signum Bildtechnik
Signum Bildtechnik GmbH is a leading supplier and system house for digital image processing and archiving. Systems and solutions for broadcast/television (Broadcast division) and analysis tools for highspeed image sequences (MOTION-division) are supplied. Customers include broadcast companies like ARD and ZDF, as well as validation centers like ADAC, DEKRA, TÜV and car manufacturers like VW, Daimler and BMW. For more information, visit Signum on the Internet: http://www.signumbt.com
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