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Compix GenCG 5.0 Software Packs a Punch for Professional Broadcast Graphics

IRVINE, Calif. — April 8, 2010 — Compix, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), today announced the release of GenCG 5.0, a newly enhanced version of the company’s powerful yet straightforward CG software. Already equipped with a sizeable array of features such as rolls and crawls, more than 250 transitional effects, and user-definable clocks and timers, GenCG 5.0 has been upgraded to provide even greater usability in cost-effective generation of quality broadcast graphics.

“We pay very close attention to feedback from our customer base, and we’re excited to offer in this latest release the added features and functionality requested by Compix CG users,” said Lan Merrill, vice president of engineering at Compix. “As the presence of visual media increases across all areas of everyday life, GenCG 5.0 empowers broadcasters and other content creators with even more ways to make their productions stand out from the crowd.”

GenCG 5.0 from Compix enables users to simultaneously run a set of pages or files to live output while editing another at the same time. With built-in templates and the freedom to import all variety of graphics files, users can use GenCG to create brilliant graphics, online or offline, locally or remotely, and immediately take them to air. Because GenCG 5.0 supports Windows® language settings and fonts, users can take advantage of multilingual support and unlimited font styles.

An important update to GenCG 5.0, is the software’s support for animated elements such as banners and logos on any layer. These high-impact additions to the Compix CG software are available to users of any Compix hardware platform.

The new software release is being offered to all existing Compix customers at no charge as part of the company’s world-class Compix Freedom Plan, which includes free product updates for life.

More information about Compix and its product line is available at www.compix.tv.

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About Compix Media Inc.
Compix Media Inc., the “character-driven” character generator (CG) company based in Irvine, Calif., is a global provider of the world’s most affordable broadcast graphics systems. Compix systems have been on the air 24/7 since 1986, delivering broadcast graphic solutions in more than 17,000 locations, across 80 countries. Elegant, intuitive, award-winning solutions that offer both convenience and practicality, Compix CGs are available in single and multichannel analog, SD-SDI, and HD configurations. Every Compix broadcast graphics system boasts an engaging interface, a cutting-edge feature set, and 100 percent broadcast quality, backed by the remarkable Compix Freedom Support Plan. Compix clients include all major television broadcast and cable networks, post, sports, educational, military, worship, government, and corporate facilities. More information is available at www.compix.tv.

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