Vizrt signs USD 391k broadcast graphics deal with a UK-based broadcaster

Bergen, Norway, November 21, 2014, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ).

Vizrt Ltd. announced today a deal worth USD 391,000 for the implementation of a comprehensive broadcast graphics suite with a broadcaster in the UK. The broadcaster has been using Vizrt products throughout their production chain for many years. The new purchase provides the software needed to create a new studio that easily integrates with the broadcaster’s existing workflow.

The deal includes a newsroom workflow that relies on Viz Pilot, Vizrt’s content management and control system. The journalists in the newsroom easily edit graphics templates and create a playlists of events to be used live on air from within their newsroom control system (NRCS). Using Viz World, the journalists will also be able to create detailed animated 3D maps for anywhere in the world from within the Viz Pilot system in the NRCS.

In the control room, four Viz Engines will render graphics in real-time for use live on-air. The graphics are all part of the playlist in Viz Pilot. Designers will use Viz Artist to create new graphics and templates for daily show production.

 

Investor and media contact:

Martin Burkhalter / CEO / +41 22 365 75 01 / MBurkhalter@vizrt.com

Tomer Wald / CFO / +44 20 3289 6415 / TWald@vizrt.com

Frank Schwarz / Schwarz Financial Communication / +49 611 1745 398 11 / schwarz@schwarzfinancial.com

 

About Vizrt:

Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. Vizrt's products are used by the world's leading broadcasters, including: CNN, CBS, Fox, the BBC, BSkyB, Al Jazeera, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, and NHK. 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

Copyright © Vizrt. All rights reserved. This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the business, financial condition and results of operations of Vizrt and its affiliates. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of Vizrt's management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or performance of the Company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties relate to changes in technology and market requirements, the company’s concentration on one industry, decline in demand for the company’s products and those of its affiliates, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, and loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition, which could cause the actual results or performance of the company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Vizrt undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Subscribe