Vizrt Joins up with TV Bandeirantes
that one of Brazil’s largest national TV networks , TV Bandeirantes, nicknamed
“Band,” has placed a network-wide order for Vizrt’s real-time 3D
graphics systems. The price of the deal is approximately USD 1.4M.
TV Bandeirantes will equip its entire network center in
Sao Paulo with Vizrt graphics. This
includes 3D Caption Generators using Vizrt’s Viz|Trio system and a newsroom
template graphics installation. TV Bandeirantes’ journalists will be able to
create 3D news graphics and maps extremely quickly by using the
award-winning Viz|Content Pilot system linked to Curious World Maps software.
The order extends even further and calls for two state-of-the-art virtual
studios, a weather forecasting system, virtual graphics for live sports and
interactive SMS graphics for mobile phone users.
This major installation represents the first part of a graphics upgrade
strategy being applied by the owners of TV Bandeirantes – Grupo Bandeirantes de
Comunica o – based in
S o Paulo.
The group’s plan is to also improve the graphics for their other
channels, Band News, Band Sports, Terra Viva and Play TV. All of them will be
upgraded with Viz 3D graphics, enabling them to render animation in