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28/03/2008

Chyron Scores With Catch 47

Chryon has announced that Catch 47, a regional 24/7 sports broadcaster owned by Bright House Cable Network, has installed a Channel Box HD/SD-switchable channel branding and automated promo system.
The Channel Box system, installed at Catch 47's Tampa, Florida facility, will be used to provide tickers, crawls, snipes, promos and credits.
Programmes broadcast by Catch 47 include 'The Toyota Sports Connection' - a nightly show featuring scores, highlights and interviews - 'Lightning Strikes', 'The Baysball Show', 'Beef O'Brady's High School Scoreboard', 'Press Box' and 'Xtra Point'.
The station also televises local High School football, basketball and baseball games, Tampa Bay Storm Arena football games and the University of South Florida's baseball, basketball and softball games, as well as baseball games in the Florida State League.
Kevin Prince, Chryon's Chief Operating Officer, said: "We are delighted to announce this sale to Catch 47. Channel Box provides broadcast facilities with a complete branding package with the ability to upgrade to HD at any point.
"We look forward to making further sales announcements during the run up to NAB."
Chryon is a leader in the world of broadcast graphics with web, mobile, HD, 3D and newsroom integration solutions. Chryon will be demonstrating its product portfolio at NAB 2008 on stand SL3713.
Further information is available at: www.chyron.com.
(KMcA)
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