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Chyron Introduces Duet HyperX HD/SD at NABHD/SD character generator switchable with just the click of a mouse (April 26, 2005)
Chyron yet again raises the bar in broadcast graphics with the introduction at NAB 2005 of its high-performance Duet HyperX HD/SD character generator. Unprecedented in the industry, this system features up to two software-switchable HD/SD channels, either one of which may integrate a compressed HD/SD-switchable clip player. The Duet HyperX HD/SDs unique ability to effortlessly switch among HD and SD formats makes it invaluable in a multi-format broadcast environment.
According to Kevin Prince, Senior Vice-President, Operations and Engineering, ?The Duet HyperX HD/SD is exceptionally flexible and simple to reconfigure. This user-configurable architecture is part of Chyrons philosophy to make the change from SD to HD simple and painless.
Chyron continues to offer the widely used Duet HyperX SD, which can easily be scaled to HD by switching out the SD channels for HD channels. Completing the upgrade, the SD single-channel M-JPEG or single/dual-channel MPEG-2/DV25 clip player can be replaced by an HD clip player.
The heart of all Duet HyperX systems is a high-speed, dual-processor graphics engine. Running Chyrons award-winning Lyric CG and graphics application, spectacular, multi-layer effects and transitions can be created and played out in real time. An open platform ensures interoperability, so that Duet HyperX systems can take maximum advantage of the latest innovations by integrating the most current video processing hardware.
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 Micro-X to the blazing Hyper-X SD/HD, Chyrons exceptional Duet product line brings unmatched, 2D and 3D graphics creation and performance to the most demanding studio and mobile operations. Rounding out Chyrons graphics offerings are still and clip servers, ticker and telestration systems, and MOS newsroom integration solutions. The ChyTV group leverages Chyrons broadcast expertise with video graphics devices for television information displays and digital signage. 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 website at www.chyron.com (OTC BB: CYRO).
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