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Chyron Creative Services and Phase 3 Production Score With Winning On-Air Graphics Design

Companies Collaborate to Raise the Profile of Jamaica’s Red Stripe Premier League Broadcasts

MELVILLE, N.Y. — May 23, 2012 — Chyron today announced that its Creative Services division has teamed up with Phase 3 Productions — a TV, film, and multimedia production company based in Kingston, Jamaica — in overhauling TV broadcasts for the country’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Chyron Creative Services helped Phase 3 to identify the graphics, data, and functionality needed to give its coverage the high production value typical of the world’s most prominent soccer leagues and teams. Additionally, the team designed and built the requisite graphics and optimized its integration with the database that supports information-rich graphics playout via Phase 3′s LEX² graphics system.

“Because many football fans in Jamaica watch broadcasts from high-profile leagues such as the Barclay’s Premier League, they have come to expect a very high standard of production,” said Delano Forbes, director at Phase 3 Productions. “One of the most important elements of sports coverage is the presentation of numbers, and graphics and statistics are the main way in which that information is presented. Through our work with the Chyron Creative Services team, we’ve dramatically improved this element within our RSPL broadcasts. In addition, Red Stripe, a subsidiary of global giant Diageo, felt that the Chyron partnership brought added value to the televised productions.”

With Red Stripe’s sponsorship, Phase 3 is able to introduce regular Monday night football matches enhanced with the addition of new camera angles, replay capability, theme music, and audio effects; a much greater depth of stats and information; and the full branding and graphics package designed in conjunction with Chyron’s Creative Services team.

As an existing Chyron customer, Phase 3 already works within the Lyric graphics creation environment. With the aid of Chyron Creative Services, the company was able to design the graphics workflow to take full advantage of the Lyric software and the LEX² on-air graphics playout system.

“With its work on RSPL coverage, Phase 3 is raising the bar for how sports in Jamaica are covered,” said Bonnie Barclay, chief marketing officer at Chyron. “Never before have viewers seen local sports televised on this scale or with such a dynamic, professional look and feel. It’s a really remarkable advance that gives viewers a better experience while improving the visibility and popularity of the league’s sponsors, teams, and players.”

The first full RSPL season with the new look and feel will begin in September.

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About Phase 3 Productions
With its cadre full of full-time employees, including directors, editors, audio engineers, videographers, and production coordinators, Phase 3 Productions can take a project from concept to completion. Over the years the company has evolved into a multimedia production house and has expanded its services to the wider Caribbean. While maintaining its focus on multicamera coverage of major events for television broadcast and program production, Phase 3 has ventured into new areas, including indoor/outdoor LED screens, multiscreen production (via plasma or large format projection screens), tape duplication, and DVD authoring. More information is available at www.phase3prod.com.

About Chyron
Chyron (NASDAQ: CHYR) is a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications including newsrooms, studios, sports broadcasting facilities, and corporate video environments. An Emmy(R) Award-winning company whose products have defined the world of digital and broadcast graphics, Chyron’s graphics solutions include the Axis World Graphics online content creation software and order management system, on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding, and graphics asset management solutions, all of which may be incorporated into the company’s BlueNet” end-to-end graphics workflow. More information about Chyron products and services is available on the company websites: www.chyron.com and www.axisgraphics.tv. The company’s investor relations information is at www.chyron.com via the “Investors” link.

All trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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New Atlona(R) Products on Display at InfoComm 2012

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Visionary Solutions’ Encoder Selected For AMX SchoolView(R)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — May 22, 2012 — Visionary Solutions Inc., a leading provider of encoders and related equipment for multiple Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) applications, today announced that its AVN series of encoders is now recommended as part of AMX SchoolView(R), the IP-centric, campus-wide solution for schools wishing to implement the latest education technology and emergency alert systems. Utilizing Visionary Solutions’ AVN443 encoders, SchoolView administrators can stream high-quality standard-definition and high-definition video on multiple viewing platforms. more

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RTI’s RTiPanel App Now Available for Android(TM) Devices and Third-Generation Apple(R) iPad(R)

Customizable to Any Screen Size, App Provides Complete Control Over RTI’s XP Series Processors and Connected Devices With Full Two-Way Feedback

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — May 16, 2012 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that the company’s award-winning RTiPanel app is now available for Android(TM) devices and the new Apple(R) iPad(R). Compatible with Android smartphones and tablets of any screen size, the app boasts unique features such as two-way feedback, a customizable user interface, and highly optimized connection speeds to provide complete control over any RTI control system with an XP series control processor.

Raising the bar for control apps, the RTiPanel stands out from the pack with unique features such as full two-way feedback including cover art, weather graphics, dynamic image lists, and much more for an unprecedented control experience. The app supports connection locally via Wi-Fi and offers remote access via auto-switching Wi-Fi and 3G/4G wireless — allowing for control and monitoring from virtually anywhere in the world.

Programmed through RTI’s award-winning Integration Designer(R) software, the RTiPanel app can easily match the resolution of any screen size, even the new iPad Retina(TM) display. New high-resolution graphics and a completely customizable graphical user interface allow integrators to provide consumers with a consistent user experience across all RTI controllers in their systems. This also allows integrators the ability to create a unique interface designed to set their devices apart. All graphics are conveniently stored on the XP series processor and automatically download to the tablet or smartphone device when updates are made.

Redefining ease of use, the app displays in both portrait and landscape views by simply rotating the device. The programming process for supporting both orientations has been carefully designed to minimize the extra effort required.

“Our RTiPanel app has been a huge hit since its release for Apple devices, and was named a CEDIA Best New Product in 2011. We are very excited to bring this advanced functionality to Android users, in addition to providing compatibility with the latest iPad,” said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. “By allowing control and monitoring both at home and away, the app provides a perfect complement to our control systems; one which our dealers can now offer to all of their customers.”

The RTiPanel app is available now for download from Google Play (formerly Android Market), the Apple App Store(SM), and coming soon to the Amazon App Store. Installers can purchase licenses online from the RTI website or from an RTI distribution partner to enable communication with their RTI control system.

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About Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI)
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a leading control systems manufacturer offering innovative, sophisticated, and user-friendly devices for professionally installed electronic systems. The company’s wide array of award-winning handheld and in-wall universal controllers, central processors, audio distribution systems, and accessories are marketed exclusively through a worldwide network of professional integrators. For complete control and monitoring over electronic systems from virtually anywhere in the world, the power of RTI is available on iPhone(R), iPod touch(R), iPad(R), and Android(TM) devices through the company’s RTiPanel application, just as the award-winning RTI Virtual Panel program offers access and control via any PC running Microsoft(R) Windows(R). All RTI solutions are programmed through the company’s world-renowned Integration Designer(R) software, easily allowing dealers to provide a completely customizable user interface for intuitive command over the entire electronics system.

Founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market, RTI offers a number of award-winning support and incentive programs to its dealers, including educational opportunities through the Advanced Control University (ACU), and the popular Control Bucks and Dealer Accommodation programs. In addition, through RTI’s Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to manufacturers across the industry to ensure that RTI products integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of components and systems.

Additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions is available at www.rticorp.com.

All trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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X2O Media’s Powerful X2O Portal Now Fully Integrated With Polycom(R) RealPresence(R) Media Manager

MONTREAL — May 15, 2012 — X2O Media, a provider of digital signage software and content services, today announced that as part of the company’s new “Open Content Management Framework,” the X2O Portal is now fully integrated with the Polycom(R) RealPresence(R) Media Manager. Users can access video assets stored in the RealPresence Media Manager directly from X2O’s cloud-based content management tools, then schedule and deliver them to digital displays, greatly simplifying the content workflow. more

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NASA Selects Visionary Solutions’ AVN443 Encoders to Deliver HD Video from International Space Station

Surviving Harsh Radiation Testing, AVN443s are the Only Encoders Certified for Space Flight Hardware

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — May 15, 2012 — Visionary Solutions Inc., today announced that NASA has chosen the company’s AVN443 encoder to transmit HD video signals from the International Space Station (ISS) to Earth, providing NASA with a high-quality, real-time video signal that will be used to produce coverage of missions and events, documentaries, archival video, and other unique programming for NASA TV. more

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BTX Offering Net Display Systems’ Next-Generation PADS4 Digital Signage Software

Updated Software Offers Enhanced Applications, Restyled Interface, and New External Data Sources

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — May 10, 2012 — BTX Technologies, a value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface, integration, and system products, today announced that the company is offering PADS4, Net Display Systems’ (NDS) next-generation digital signage software. PADS4 is the successor to the award-winning PADS Professional software and offers restyled and enhanced applications, simplified installation, streamlined processes, and much more — providing any audience with the right targeted content at the right time. more

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