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Latin America Broadcasters Upgrade Graphics with ChyronDuet LEX, Duet MicroX and CAL Box are selected to add graphics boost (January 09, 2006)
Chyron announced sales of Duet LEX and Duet MicroX 2D/3D real-time graphics systems to several major Latin America broadcasters, including Repretel, Costa Ricaís leading TV network, and TV Vanguarda, provider of television coverage to 46 cities in Brazil.
In Costa Rica, two Duet LEX systems have been purchased by Repretel, the leading TV Network in Costa Rica and the current operator of three popular television stations. Repretel is geared to a general audience, consisting of primarily entertainment, news and sports.
The Duet LEX was selected for its advanced engineering and real-time, 2D/3D graphics capabilities. Integrated into virtually every major broadcast facility worldwide, Duet LEX has become the CG of choice for news, sports and live events. Duet LEX features interoperability with external systems and easy on- and offline graphics creation and editing. Template-based graphic creation enables instant update of text and graphics from a variety of sources.
TV Vanguarda of Brazil, the current provider of coverage to 46 cities in the north of the state of S„o Paulo, recently upgraded their broadcasting facility with Chyronís MicroX and CAL Box. The Chyron systems will be used for news programs and coverage of high-profile sports events, generating graphics and animations across all programming.
The Duet MicroX is a 2RU, full-featured, single-channel CG with broadcast-quality, real-time animation and playout. An ideal solution for studio and mobile live broadcast and production operations, Duet MicroX can function as the main CG for a smaller facility, or as a dedicated channel in larger installations. With the ability to instantly update text and graphics from a variety of sources, the Duet MicroX is the perfect, cost-effective CG for live sports and news events.
CAL Box is Chyronís powerful graphics platform, for which custom applications can be created for broadcast-quality graphics playout. CAL Box can integrate with a wide range of external devices and applications, including automation, newsroom and asset management systems, and web servers. Real-time data feeds can be connected to CAL's data update module, and continuous feeds of financial, news, sports or other information can be automatically displayed in static or animated text, rolls and crawls. CAL's compound, 3D animation engine provides built-in and custom data transition effects for display of unique, eye-catching graphics.
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. 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 website at www.chyron.com
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