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January 29, 2014 10:53 ET

FOX Sports to Enhance Super Bowl XLVIII Broadcast With ChyronHego's Player Tracking and Telestration Tools

Acclaimed TRACAB Player Tracking System and Paint Sports Telestrator to Bring Dynamic Data Visualization Elements to FOX Sports' Full Game Coverage

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2014) -  ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) today announced that FOX Sports will use ChyronHego's award-winning TRACAB Player Tracking System and Paint Sports Telestrator to incorporate real-time player tracking and advanced gameplay analysis data into its live coverage of NFL Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2, 2014.

First introduced in the 2013 NFL season, FOX Sports will leverage ChyronHego's TRACAB tracking technology in conjunction with Sportvision's tagging software during Super Bowl XLVIII. The combined solution will identify and graphically label players and track their movement, speed, and distance covered, live and during replays. ChyronHego's Paint Sports Telestrator -- debuted in FOX Sports' 2013 post season MLB coverage -- provides powerful graphics animation tools that will help FOX Sports quickly highlight video content such as player match-ups, zooms, offensive plays, routes, rushing yardage, tackles, and more.

"ChyronHego is honored to help FOX Sports bring its coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII to life," said Kevin Prince, EVP of North American sales at ChyronHego. "The beauty of TRACAB and Paint lies in each system's speed and easy-to-use functionality and ability to bring engaging visuals and insightful gameplay data to the fans at home." 

"FOX Sports is committed to finding innovative ways to better analyze gameplay and bring the excitement inside the stadium to the football fans at home," said, Michael Davies, VP, field & technical operations at Fox Sports Media Group. "TRACAB and Paint integrate easily into our production workflow and simplify the data visualization process so we can focus on telling the best story for our viewers as it unfolds."

For more information on ChyronHego's TRACAB Player Tracking System and Paint Sports Telestrator, visit www.chyronhego.com.

About ChyronHego
ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. Joining forces in 2013, with over 80 years of combined industry expertise, Chyron and Hego Group offer award-winning solutions -- such as the TRACAB™ player tracking system and end-to-end BlueNet™ graphics workflow -- under the collective ChyronHego brand. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., the company also has offices in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. For more information on ChyronHego, visit www.chyronhego.com

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