Chyron today finalized the acquisition of DTN's Weather Suite business (formerly MeteoGroup).
"The acquisition of Weather Suite brings Chyron a weather platform with deep multiplatform, collaboration, and role-based access capabilities," said Chyron Vice President of Product and Strategy Mathieu Yerle. "We are excited to bring our in-depth production, service, and support capabilities to Weather Suite's clients."
Weather Suite staff is transferred to Chyron as part of the transaction, becoming a core part of the growing Chyron Weather team. With this acquisition, Chyron also enters into a partnership with DTN to provide customers with weather data.
"We are excited to welcome Weather Suite employees and clients to the Chyron family ," said Chyron CEO Ariel Garcia. "We have identified weather as one of our core areas for growth and innovation, and we look forward to working with the growing team to continue developing the best products for our customers."
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Founded in 1966, Chyron has played a pioneering role in developing broadcast titling and graphics systems, quickly becoming synonymous with broadcast graphics. With a strong foundation built over 50 years on innovation, today, the company offers production professionals the industry's most comprehensive software portfolio for designing, sharing, and playing live graphics to air with ease. Chyron products are increasingly deployed to empower OTA and OTT workflows and deliver richer, more immersive experiences for audiences and sports fans in the arena, at home, or on the go.
Chyron is headquartered in New York with operations in 11 countries. Chyron is privately held, with Apollo Management as the majority shareholder. More information is available at www.chyronhego.com.