Vizrt signs USD 950,000 deal with Thai PBS for a complete Broadcast Graphics solution
Bergen, Norway, March 20, 2013, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ)
Vizrt Ltd. announced today a deal worth USD 950,000 with Thai PBS, the only public broadcasting service in Thailand. The purchase includes a full complement of Vizrt’s broadcast graphics tools for the graphics department, newsroom, control room, and studio.
“Southeast Asia in general, and Thailand especially, have become very sophisticated broadcast markets” commented Martin Burkhalter, Vizrt CEO. “Thai PBS selected Vizrt for its ability to meet the specific demands of this market, our extensive local support capabilities, and because Vizrt has proven to be a trusted partner and a quality brand for broadcasters”
In the design department, designers will work on creating a new look for Thai PBS using Viz Artist, Vizrt’s 3D design platform. Viz Artist will power the channel’s ability to produce daily graphics for news, promotions and the broadcaster’s various Virtual Studios.
The purchase also includes Vizrt’s template-based newsroom workflow driven by Viz Content Pilot. Journalists in the newsroom access graphics templates directly from within their newsroom control systems (NCRS). Once the templates are edited, the journalists build playlists that are then triggered live on-air in the control room using Viz Content Pilot.
The TV network’s studio is driven by Viz Virtual Studio. This virtual set technology allows the network to have complete and flexible creative control of their virtual set content. It also allows templated graphics from the newsroom to be triggered as part of the set.
All graphic content throughout the network is rendered in real-time with Viz Engine.
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, 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
Tomer Wald / CFO / +47 5351 8040 / TWald@vizrt.com
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