ChyronHego acquires Click Effects
WORLD: Click Effects, the manufacturer of live A/V production software systems CrossFire, Blaze, BackDraft, and ProAudio, has been acquired by production software solutions manufacturer, ChyronHego. The news comes as part of ChyronHego’s strategy to expand its software portfolio and wider acquisition of Click Effects’ parent company, Sound & Video Creations Inc.
‘There is demand and an expectation for an ever more sophisticated A/V experience inside a stadium,’ stated ChyronHego’s president and CEO, Johan Apel. ‘Solutions for streamlining in-arena productions represent a growth market and an outstanding opportunity for ChyronHego. With its Click Effects family, Sound & Video Creations has set new benchmarks for display systems in stadiums and arenas. Paired with the graphics and rendering solutions in our product family, Click Effects products offer our joint customers a full solution.’
‘We're proud of our achievement as the number one provider of stadium A/V solutions in the US, and now – as part of the global ChyronHego development and sales organisation – we'll have a ready path for expanding our product set on a global basis,’ added Sound & Video Creations Inc president, Cliff Wight. ‘ChyronHego's culture and technology strategy, based on providing a comprehensive software-based ecosystem of integrated solutions, are an ideal fit with our own. Our integration with ChyronHego is an important milestone and an exciting development for our company as well as our customers.’