A Statement of Position on Advanced Technologies IP HDR & 4K

April 30, 2018

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Precious few surviving broadcast technology companies can lay claim to more than 50 years of innovation. Yet in 1966 the company that would become ChyronHego invented the character generator, establishing the standard bearer for graphics creation. That’s a significant statement backed by a significant history of leadership.ChyronHego is no stranger to IP-based live production solutions and workflows. In fact, it was back in 2012 that ChyronHego and NewTek teamed-up to combine the industry-standard Lyric™ graphics creation and playout software with NewTek’s TriCaster® system, using an early version of NewTek’s Network Device Interface, better known by its acronym, NDI.

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