BIRTV 2013: Vizrt to Highlight Advances in Newsroom Workflows, Live Sports, 4k Rendering, and Virtual Graphics
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Press release date: August 7, 2013
At BIRTV, Vizrt will show sports broadcast advances, integration with third party newsroom systems, 4k rendering in the control room and live IP streaming among other news at its booth #3023. BIRTV 2013 will be held August 21st-24th at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing China.
Vizrt will display integrations with several newsroom control systems (NRCS) at BIRTV. The integration allows journalists in the newsroom access to graphic templates in Viz Content Pilot and videos from Viz Media Engine directly within the NRCS interface giving them a powerful and efficient newsroom workflow.
Viz Engine, Vizrt's real-time 3D compositing system is set to enhance broadcasters' ability to render for any platform with the new IP streaming capability. Graphics and video are composited in real-time and output as a stream in multiple format options and resolutions for online, mobile devices and live on-air.
At BIRTV, Vizrt will also be showing a 4K video wall rendered by a single Viz Engine. This new enhancement of the Viz Engine allows broadcasters to prepare for the future with a 4k output option built into the Viz Engine.
Viz Libero, Vizrt's sports analysis system makes it's BIRTV debut this year. Viz Libero creates realistic 3D replays and virtual enhancements for analyzing sports events. Give viewers a new perspective on controversial calls and key plays.
Vizrt will also be displaying the latest virtual set technology with Viz Virtual Studio. The presentation will show the many uses of a virtual set and include immersive graphic elements as well as several virtual environments.
Vizrt's Social TV solution will be at BIRTV with several new integrations with Chinese social networks allowing broadcasters to monitor, filter, approve, and harvest user generated content. They can then build playlists or carousels of selected social content they want to display with live Vizrt graphics and push them to air. User generated content includes video from Tudou, tweets from Tencent Weibo and blogs from Sina Weibo.
Vizrt will be on multiple partner booths throughout BIRTV showcasing our many integrations including Potevio with Viz Libero and featuring the Virtual Presenter. Other partner exhibits include Shotoku, Socam, and Vinten with immersive graphics, and Times Sage with a multimedia platform and immersive graphics.
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - from award-winning animations maps to online publishing tools. Vizrt's products are used by the world's leading broadcasters and publishing houses, including: CNN, CBS, Fox, the BBC, BSkyB, Al Jazeera, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, NHK, The Globe and Mail, Times Online, The Telegraph, and Welt Online. Furthermore, many world-class production houses and corporate institutions such as the Stock Exchanges in New York and London use Vizrt systems.
Vizrt is a public company traded on the Oslo Main List: VIZ, ISIN: IL0010838154. For further information please refer to www.vizrt.com
Martin Burkhalter / CEO / +41 22 365 75 01 / MBurkhalter@vizrt.com
Håvard Myklebust / EVP Products & Marketing / +4791845602 / HMyklebust@vizrt.com