(New York--February 14, 2011) Vizrt Ltd., a world-wide supplier of production tools for the digital media industry, provided a complement of sports graphics solutions to FOX Sports for coverage of the NFL’s Super Bowl XLV, held Sunday, February 6th, at Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
FOX Sports began using Vizrt at the beginning of the 2010 NFL season and deployed multiple Viz Trio and Viz Engine systems for the Super Bowl’s expanded coverage. The new system proved a huge score for the broadcaster.
“We were given an incredible opportunity to display our graphics throughout one of the most stunning facilities in the world on Super Bowl Sunday. Vizrt enabled us to create elegant graphics, incorporating them into our pre-game by displaying graphics in Jumbotrons outside the stadium, in our booth displayed on an LED backdrop, and of course within our on-air presentation” said Zac Fields, Director of Remote Graphics, FOX Sports.
“FOX Sports has embraced Vizrt systems based upon the software’s superior capabilities,” said David Jorba, Senior Vice President, Operations, Vizrt Americas. “The speed with which it can make production changes and its inherent flexibility make the Vizrt system a winner with FOX Sports.”
“We owe a huge thank you to our Vizrt contacts for their incredible support during the Super Bowl production,” said Gary Hartley, Executive Vice President/Creative Director, FOX Sports. “The Vizrt presentation was seamless. In all, I believe it was one of the most visually impressive Super Bowls ever.”
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 latest addition to its portfolio is Adactus' software platform enabling delivery and presentation of adapted multimedia content for mobile terminals, such as smart phones, tablet PCs and smart TVs.
Vizrt's product suite is used by the world's leading broadcasters, publishing houses and telecom operators, including: CNN, CBS, Fox, BBC, Sky, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, NHK, The Globe and Mail, The Telegraph, Welt Online, Etisalat and Telia Sonera. Furthermore, many world-class production houses and institutions, including both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, utilize Vizrt solutions. More information at http://www.vizrt.com