Melville, NY, December 2, 2008: Chyron (NASDAQ: CHYR) has today announced that WNYW, Fox 5 News, New York, the flagship of the Fox Television Stations Group has installed three of Chyron's HD/SD-switchable HyperX² graphics systems for use in its newly launched high definition broadcast of live news and events.
In addition, a Chyron CAMIO cluster - a fully redundant server system that removes single points of failure from mission critical news graphics operations - provides journalists and producers with an easy-to-use interface to create, preview and publish highly sophisticated graphics for playback.
WNYW also installed Chyron's WAPSTR multimedia messaging gateway. As a plug-in to the CAMIO system, WAPSTR enables mobile phone pictures and videos to be uploaded directly from the field into a newsroom system.
Kevin Prince, Chyron’s Chief Operating Officer added, “WNYW is one of the most innovative and respected broadcasters in the United States. That they have chosen to further enhance their look, feel and mobile image ingest capabilities with Chyron is something that is of demonstrable benefit to WNYW viewers in any resolution.”
About Chyron As the pioneer of Graphics as a Service for all digital video media 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 (NASDAQ: CHYR).
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