Channel Box

​Any data. Anywhere. Anytime.

Channel Box

Generate revenue with automated channel branding!

Building on the entirely redesigned architecture and new features of Channel Box 5.0, the latest version of ChyronHego’s popular channel branding solution,Channel Box 5.1, now features Master Control Panels.

Master Control Panels are global panels that can control many scenes and external devices. Master Control panels offer Point & Click functionality to link to a variety of events and they can take advantage of Channel Box’s powerful and embedded C# scripting language.

Channel Box channel branding offers a faster and easier way to deliver bold branding elements such as up-to-the-minute headlines, sports scores, financial data, weather reports, snipes, social media commentary, and automated promos.

With unequalled power, interoperability, and a striking return on investment, Channel Box captures and keeps your viewers by delivering up-to-the-minute headlines, live-to-air credit squeezes, “L” frame tickers, automated promos and much more.

Workflow tools like Content Distribution and Desktop Multi-Viewer with Remote Asset Viewing create a complete, holistic branding workflow environment.

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The System

    NEW! Channel Box Version 5.1

    Channel Box Version 5.0 represented a major software upgrade for ChyronHego's premiere channel branding solution. Channel Box is now fully localized in thirteen languages including Arabic, German, English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Swedish.

    Users can accelerate design time to air with tools such as an all-new Scene Designer with a dynamic real-time canvas, and an Advanced Data Object tool to point-and-click data to air.

    Master Control Panels, an all-new feature of Channel Box 5.1, are global panels that can control many scenes and external devices. Master Control panels offer Point & Click functionality to link to a variety of events and they can take advantage of Channel Box’s powerful and embedded C# scripting language.

    Improve your workflow

    The Channel Box workflow allows you to work more efficiently improving your bottom line. Live to air credit squeezes, “L” frame tickers, snipes, automated promos and much more. Channel Box includes, 2D & 3D DVE, clip playback, audio routing, video and audio mixing, BXF, XKeys support, Lyric PRO™ 3D Real Time Render Engine, automation control, two video inputs with up-converters and two video outputs with down-converters allowing the second output to be used as a clean feed.

    Control over the system is just as extensive with support for the industry-standard Intelligent Interface protocol, VDCP, GPI, COM API or manual control via the custom control panel.


    It’s all about the data
    One of Channel Box’s strengths is its ability to acquire external data – anywhere, any time – using Channel Box’s Advanced Data Tool, C# development environment, VB Script Engine or any of its control protocols. The Advanced Data Tool allows easy yet powerful point & click data binding to data sources like ODBC, XML, Microsoft® Excel, RSS, AP News, Google Docs and more.

    Channel Box extends its data tool set with its implementation of Microsoft’s VB Script engine. Data can also be sent to control Channel Box by serial connection or by network using Intelligent Interface or VDCP protocols. A full COM API is also available.

Key Features
  • Master Control Panels

    Master Control Panels are global panels that can control many scenes and external devices. Master Control panels offer Point & Click functionality to link to a variety of events and they can take advantage of Channel Box’s powerful and embedded C# scripting language.

  • ​Includes Lyric PRO real-time 2D/3D Render Engine

    Create your branding templates once, and update on the fly to save both time and money.

  • An all-new Scene Designer with new real-time canvas (NEW! Version 5.0)

    Design within or outside of Lyric PRO and speed up design time to air.

  • New Quality Assurance tools (NEW! Version 5.0)

    Never go on-air with assets missing or scenes not tested.

  • Automated Promos and Credit Squeezes

    While one show is running credits, use Channel Box to squeeze and promote another in real-time using the two 2D internal DVEs or an optional 3D DVE.

  • User-Customized Effects (NEW! Version 5.0)

    Wow your audience with easy-to-use, customized transitions.

  • SMPTE Standard BXF As-Run Logging

    Provides As-Run logs that reconcile sponsored content, providing proof it aired.

  • QuickTime and AVI Support

    You can add movies, like weather conditions to spice up your weather branding update.

  • Content Awareness

    Scenes can self adjust based on the content. Spend less time creating multiple scenes while reducing production time.

  • Multiple Persistent Messages

    Run multiple persistent messages simultaneously.  Additional elements can be added to a scene with automatic transition effects.

  • Remote Monitor & Control Software

    Automatically update multiple Channel Boxes from one location. XKeys Support

    Channel Box supports X-keys Professional (58 Keys - MWII and SE models) programmable keyboard ONLY.

    XKeys can be purchased directly from the XKeys manufacturer at:http://www.piengineering.com/xkeys/xkpro.phpXKeys configuration is accomplished from the Channel Box User Interface. No programming needed.

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