XXIV Olympic Winter Games Take Place February 2-20, 2022, Across Networks of NBCUniversal

NBC Sports Utilizes Chyron Broadcast Graphic Technology for Its Production of Olympic Winter Games

STAMFORD, Conn. — Feb. 16, 2022 — NBC Sports has selected Chyron to provide systems for live, on-air graphics with integrated data as well as systems to drive graphics displays to studio video walls for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, from Beijing, China, February 2-20. The announcement was made today by Darryl Jefferson, VP of Post Operations and Digital Workflow, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Ayhan Rob Ulke, Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Chyron.

NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games from Feb. 2-20, featuring a Winter Olympics-record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app. The Opening Ceremony was presented on Friday, Feb. 4, live in the morning and again in primetime on NBC and Peacock. Similar to recent Winter Games, NBC’s primetime Olympic coverage began the night before the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 3. Coverage began on Wednesday, Feb. 2, on USA Network and Peacock. NBCUniversal is presenting its 18th Olympic Games, 12th consecutive overall, and sixth straight Winter Games, all the most by any U.S. media company.

NBC Sports will utilize Chyron LyricX CG systems for live production in Beijing at figure skating and extreme sports venues, as well as in remote broadcast trucks based in NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Connecticut. Additionally, operators based in Stamford will use the Chyron PRIME Live Platform to drive content for studio video walls in Beijing.

“We again are eager to continue our partnership with Chyron for the Winter Olympics,” said Jefferson. “Use of the LyricX platform and further expansion of the PRIME Live Platform for studio and visual displays gives us continued flexibility and allow our visual artists to really stretch the creative boundaries during the Games.”

“NBC Sports’ production of these events are highly visual, engaging and inspiring to viewers,” said Ulke. “Chyron is proud to partner to bring world-class, data-enhanced graphics to augment the viewing experience.”

NBC Sports connects people to the moments that matter most and serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company presents premier content across linear platforms NBC, USA Network, Golf Channel, and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, as well numerous digital sites, including Peacock. It also consists of NBC Sports Next, a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within its three groups: Youth & Recreational Sports, Golf, and Betting & Gaming. NBC Sports possesses an unparalleled collection of media rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the NFL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, Roland-Garros, and many more.

About Chyron
Founded in 1966, Chyron pioneered broadcast titling and graphics systems. With a strong foundation built on over 50 years of innovation and efficiency, the name Chyron is synonymous with broadcast graphics. Chyron continues its legacy as a global leader focused on customer-centric broadcast solutions. Today, the company offers production professionals the industry’s most comprehensive software portfolio for the design, data integration, sharing, and playing of live graphics to air with ease. Additionally, Chyron provides an array of functionalities including venue control, illustrated replay, production switching, virtual sets, augmented reality, video walls, touchscreen graphics, and production automation. Chyron products are based on a scalable, flexible software platform that may be deployed on premises or in the cloud to empower OTA & OTT workflows and deliver richer, more immersive experiences for audiences and sports fans in the arena, at home, or on the go.