Sunny Skies Ahead For Viz|Weather

The most recent broadcasters to sign up to Viz|Weather were the public service broadcaster ORF in Austria, 1+1 TV in the Ukraine, and the new real estate channel in Dubai, Al Araquiya. Earlier this year the state-owned China Meteorological Administration (CMA) bought a combination of multiple Viz|Weather and Viz|Trio character generator systems to assist them with production of their own weather programs for TV channels throughout China. SBS (Seoul Broadcasting Systems), a long time Vizrt customer in Korea upgraded their Vizrt installation to include Viz|Weather, and RTPA, a regional channel in Asturias, Spain added Viz|Weather to the purchase of a completely new Vizrt real-time graphics system.

Viz|Weather is a specialised module that can be added to existing Vizrt graphics installations, as it uses the same core design and real-time 3D rendering engine as all other Vizrt applications. By applying data from preferred weather data suppliers, and integrating that data with global or high-resolution local maps, such as those from Vizrt's recent acquired Curious World Maps, a variety of high- quality long- and short-term forecasts can be generated in house, at low cost.

About Vizrt:
Vizrt is the world's leading provider of HD/SD real-time 2D and true 3D broadcast graphics. The company's software suite offers a complete graphics solution including: character generation, content management and newsroom integration, 3D tickers, virtual studio, 3D weather application with data integration, Curious Software map creation tools, virtual sports analysis, information display and virtual effects.

All Vizrt's graphics products are powered by a single core renderer, the unique and powerful Viz|Engine(TM). Vizrt's graphics solution goes beyond the visual aspect and includes highly customized user interfaces for the designer, operator, journalist and engineer.

The world's leading broadcasters, such as CNN, CBS, Fox, BBC, Sky, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, TV Today, CCTV and NHK as well as Production houses and Corporate institutions, including both the New York and London Stock Exchange, use the Vizrt's software suite. Vizrt is a public company traded on the Frankfurt Prime Standard and on the Oslo Main List: VIZ, ISIN: IL0010838154.
 
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