Vizrt Signs USD 900,000 BG and MAM Deal with Italian TV Station

Bergen, Norway, (PresseBox) - Vizrt Ltd., a leading provider of content production tools for the digital media industry, announced today that the Company has signed a deal worth in excess of USD 900,000 for the implementation of Broadcast Graphics and MAM products with a Television Station in Italy.

The client, presently a user of a Viz weather system only, will implement an integrated BG/MAM system. The Vizrt installation will be used for a complete news channel redesign and upgrade to HD, with production tools being in the Newsroom for use by designers and journalists. These products include Viz Artist for conception and design of real time 3D graphics. Viz Content Pilot for the management of template-based content in the Newsroom. Furthermore, with Viz Media Engine, Vizrt's video content MAM solution, media will be searchable and can be edited and sent to playlists from within the journalist's newsroom control environment. Viz Content Pilot will also be used as a character generator (CG) in the control room. Viz Engine will be the real-time rendering platform for all content.

Martin Burkhalter, Vizrt CEO said "With these new solutions in place, the station will be able to provide an HD broadcast that is graphics and video rich, with a fully integrated single workflow, substantially upgrading its current BG capabilities while at the same time benefiting from an increased production efficiency."

Vizrt Head Quarter

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.

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