LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chyron (Nasdaq: CHYR) has today announced that UK's broadcast graphics company "MOOV" is using Chyron HyperX graphics infrastructure for this year's Wimbledon tennis championship on the BBC.
"MOOV" is the first graphics operation in the UK to realize the potential of Chyron's newest software version, Lyric PRO 8. The biggest benefit of version 8 for "MOOV" was to easily create "Seeds Boards" with corresponding animations before they actually knew the winners. MOOV also wrote a new results control interface to the HyperX's that uses XML updates from IBM.MOOV Managing Director Duncan Foot said, "We have used Chyron graphic systems in the past for various sporting events with tremendous success. With the added features of Lyric PRO 8 and the power, flexibility and speed of the HyperX, we knew that it was the best choice for such a high profile event like Wimbledon." Chyron Vice President of Sales, EAME, Paul Glasgow said, "MOOV is one of Europe's most innovative graphics services providers. We are delighted to contribute to MOOVs success at such a prestigious event." About Chyron As the pioneer of Graphics as a Service for all digital video media Chyron continues to define 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 a 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, graphic asset management and XMP integration solutions, and 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's websites at www.chyron.com, www.chytv.com and www.axisgraphics.tv. For the Company's Investor Relations site, please visit www.chyron.com and click on Investors. (NASDAQ: CHYR). SOURCE Chyron