ChyronHego Acquires VidiGo


ChyronHego, a Melville, N.Y.-based global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization, acquired VidiGo, an Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based provider of IT-based software solutions for live broadcast production workflows.

Led by Hans Krouwels, CEO, VidiGo provides a suite of tools for the creation and management of broadcast-quality video content.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The acquisition will allow ChyronHego to take advantage of opportunities in broadcast news, sports, and nontraditional markets such as corporate and public-sector video production.

vidigoLed by Johan Apel, president and CEO, ChyronHego offers a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. including the TRACAB™ player tracking system and the BlueNet™ graphics workflow. The company, which is part of the portfolio of Vector Capital, also has offices in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.



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