Chyron Hits BVE 2011 with AXIS, Hyperx3 Graphics in Tow
At the 2011 Broadcast Video Expo, Chyron will highlight its AXIS graphics platform, a cloud-based service that provides on-demand graphics. The world’s only cloud-computing graphics creator designed specifically for broadcasters, AXIS facilitates the graphics creation workload across many users in a broadcast operation — from reporters to production assistants to news producers. AXIS integrates into the broadcaster’s existing or Chyron-based workflow.
AXIS services include high-resolution maps, 3D charts, financial quotes, and a variety of tools for topical news graphics creation.
AXIS provides broadcast staffs pre-built templates that they can use for quick creation of graphics for multiple outlets, including websites, mobile devices, and print publications. AXIS services are set to launch in EMEA during 2011.
HyperX3 On-Air Graphics System
Also at BVE will be Chyron’s flagship on-air graphics system, HyperX3. Ideal for live sports channels, news stations, and outside broadcasts, the system features seamless creation-to-playout capability, real-time 2D/3D animation, built-in stereoscopic-ready 3D, and a variety of hardware and software features. The HyperX3 is scalable to two independent channels and incorporates optional DVEs, clips, and the Lyric PRO 8 advanced creation and playout package, which includes a rich motion graphics feature set and a completely new 3D text rendering engine.
Chyron’s Channel Box² also will be highlighted at BVE. Channel Box² is a channel branding and automated promo system that features 2D/3D design and playout for branding applications, including tickers, crawls, snipes, “bag & tag,” promos, and end credits. The system’s real-time video, graphics effects, clips, and audio can be integrated with automation systems, or the system can be used as a stand-alone branding device. Channel Box² is designed to help broadcasters and playout facilities achieve quality station promotions, weather and news tickers, squeeze backs.
Lyric PRO 8 Graphics Creation Software
Chyron’s Lyric PRO 8 graphics creation software features a powerful continuous graphics rendering engine to enable delivery of quality real-time 3D animations. This latest release of Chyron’s Lyric PRO software serves up native support for stereoscopic 3D, scriptless transitions, and Touch GraphX touch-screen graphics that give anchors and reporters convenient playout control.
Lyric PRO 8’s hierarchical grouping and keyframe timeline attributes provide designers with a familiar and interactive toolset, and real-time multi-scene compositing and interactive messages are within reach without requiring complex scripting. The software integrates directly with industry-standard applications such as Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk® 3D solutions.