HyperX2
World’s Most Advanced Graphics System
Brilliant Graphics and Performance-Rich Technology
HyperX² is the crown jewel in Chyron’s graphics system suite. The turnkey system combines the awardwinning Lyric® PRO motion graphics feature set with a newly implemented video graphics processor module
that delivers the most advanced graphics technology imaginable. The heart of the HyperX² is a high-speed,
multi-core, dual-processor graphics engine, which can simultaneously manipulate hundreds of 3D layers of
text, logos, textures and movie objects, all in real time. The intuitive Lyric® software platform provides precise
control over every transition and effect, with a broad array of adjustments already familiar to users of 3D
creation tools and NLEs.
Features
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Lyric® PRO, Chyron’s powerful
creation/playout software
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Effortless multi-scene compositing
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Intelligent Transitions²
The HyperX² features seamless creation-to-playout capability and is scalable with up to two software-switchable
HD/SD channels, each of which can integrate powerful options, including an eFX clip player, 3D DVE and
Second Video Input. An open platform ensures interoperability, so that HyperX² can take maximum advantage
of the latest innovations by integrating the most current video processing hardware.
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True WYSIWYG composition in 3D
space
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Powerful, real-time 2D/3D
animation
Breathtaking Graphics
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High-quality, full scene anti-aliasing
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Template-based text and graphics
creation and playout
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Object and attribute timelines for
precision control of all elements
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Online and offline graphics creation
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Integrated Video and Audio Mixers
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Pie FX and Pie Charts 3D
(optional)
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3D primitives object library
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4:3/16:9 auto format conversion
with multiple, real-time video
outputs
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Extensive library of file types
supported, including OBJ, 3DS,
MOV, TIF, TGA, BMP, JPG,
iNFiNiT!® Family, Quantel®, SGI®
and many more
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Uses standard TrueType® fonts
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Timeline control of flipbook
animations, 2D, 3D, movie and
audio objects
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Resolution-independent rendering
for a variety of HD and SD output
formats
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Macro scripting and execution
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Intelligent Interface® for serial and/
or Telnet control and text/graphics
update
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GPI In/Out
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Redundant power supplies
Create, edit and update captivating graphics and take them to air with the one application that has redefined
television production. Content can be created on- or off-line, locally or remotely. HyperX²’s supreme flexibility
supports the import and export of numerous standard file types and automatic aspect ratio conversion. With
Chyron’s powerful Lyric PRO graphics application, the high-performance HyperX² is the definitive choice for the
most demanding studio and mobile live broadcast and production operations.
Familiar, timeline-based animations and drag-and-drop scene building emulate the leading nonlinear editing
applications, making the HyperX² easy to learn and limitless in its capability. Each object and its attributes are
controllable from discrete timelines, and on-screen motion paths provide pinpoint accuracy. Pages can be tied
together with customizable transitions that add dynamic continuity and complexity.
Create One-of-a-Kind Graphics with Lyric® PRO 7
(R)Evolutionary by Design, Chyron’s Lyric® PRO 7 on the HyperX², a revolution in graphics production
and performance. Driven by Chyron’s breakthrough interFuse™ Technology, Lyric PRO 7 is engineered
with innovative features, including Adaptable Primitives Geometry, a native FBX® Importer and Intelligent
Transitions², providing Interactive Messages with persistent objects and multiple timelines. A new, powerful
continuous graphics rendering engine is the core provider of unrivaled, real-time, high-end 3D animations.
Hierarchical grouping and keyframe timeline attributes provide designers with a familiar and interactive toolset
and direct integration with industry-standard applications, including Adobe® Creative Suite® and GenArts®
Sapphire Plug-ins® effects. And all the power that makes a pro love Lyric PRO!
Full Interoperability with Live Data Sources and the Newsroom
Time-critical news and sports environments demand the ability to update text and graphics at a moment’s
notice. The HyperX² offers quick, manual update, as well as an indispensable set of update tools, including
the industry-standard Chyron Intelligent Interface® featuring Continuous Update, and DB Link for update from
databases. Specialized, third-party live data import applications, including Harvester Pro, sports tickers and
news services are also available. The HyperX² interfaces with the CAMIO Newsroom Integration and Media
Asset Management system, as well as Chyron’s iSQ Multi-Channel Remote Playlist Controller.
Graphics on Demand Anytime, Anywhere, with Axis
Chyron Online’s Axis Graphics provides powerful tools for quickly creating static and animated maps, news,
weather and financial graphics, charts and graphs in a web-hosted, self-serve environment. Axis pulls real-time
data from feed services to render graphics with the most up-to-date information, which can then be immediately
imported for compositing in Lyric PRO. Axis Graphics is a separately purchased service.
Technical Specifications
Base Channel Configuration
Base System Configuration
The base configuration of the HyperX is one SDI HD/SD-switchable channel. The system
can contain up to two HD/SD channels, each of which can be upgraded with integrated eFX
Clips, DVE and/or Second Video Input.
Windows® XP Professional OS
2
Dual 2.0GHz or higher Quad-Core
Intel® Xeon® processors
4GB DDR-RAM
Digital Video Inputs/Outputs (per Channel)
Chyron HD/SD-switchable eFX channel
Input
1 SDI Video In (can also serve as digital Gen/Lock input); optional
Second Video Input provides 1 additional SDI Video In
Outputs
1 SDI Video, 1 SDI Key
SATA system drive
Type
All BNC for input and output
Striped SATA drive pair for media
Impedance
75 ohms
5-slot SATA drive bay (contains system and media drives)
10-bit, 270 Mb/s ITU-R Bt.656 SMPTE 259M-C
10-bit, 270 Mb/s ITU-R BT.656-4
10-bit, 1.485 Gb/s ITU-R Bt.709 SMPTE 292M
DVD±RW drive
Data
Formats:
SD
SD
HD
Graphics accelerator card
PS/2 PC keyboard & mouse
Two RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet ports
Analog Input - Gen/Lock (per Channel)
Gen/Lock
1 analog black burst; can also accept tri-level analog sync
Type
BNC
Impedance
75 ohms
Format
1 volt p-p composite video, 525/625
Hardware/Software Options
Pie FX
Additional eFX Channel
eFX Clip Option (per channel)
DVE Option (per channel)
Second Video Input (per channel)
Analog Output - Monitoring (per Channel)
Monitoring
1 SD analog composite out
Video Bypass Panel
Type
BNC
Chyron keyboards (English & International)
Impedance
75 ohms
Striped drive pair for media
Format
NTSC/PAL
KVM Extender Kit
RGB Tools graphics editing plug-in
Audio
Harvester Pro web harvesting plug-in
HyperX2 can capture/pass any combination of 8 channels from the 16 SDI embedded and 4
AES input channels. Up to 16 mono or 8 stereo WAV files can also simultaneously be played
out. On channels with the eFX Clip option, audio can be captured as WAV files. Using the
integrated Audio Mixer, SDI embedded, AES and WAV files can be used as sources for static
and dynamic mixes and routing configurations, including fade-ins, fade-outs, duck-unders, etc.
Audio Mix objects can be added to the Lyric timeline.
SDI Embedded
Audio
Up to 8 of the channels of embedded audio can be captured/passed
through as described above. Can input up to 16 channels of embedded
audio, all of which can be passed directly through to output as embedded
audio (ancillary data).
Quarterback asset browsing plug-in
BizGraph animated graphing plug-in
Liberty Twister Paint/Rotoscoping plug-in
GPI I/O Connections
Connections
32 (16 In/16 Out)
Type
DB37
5V TTL
WAV Files
Can play out up to 16 mono or 8 stereo WAV files. WAV files can be
mixed with and output as embedded and/or AES audio. On channels with
an eFX Clip option, audio can be captured as WAV files. WAV files must
be 16-bit/48 kHz. Broadcast WAV (BWAV) format is supported
Format
AES Inputs
2 AES3id for 2 stereo tracks or 4 mono tracks
AES Outputs
4 AES3id for 4 stereo tracks or 8 mono tracks
Power
Supply
AES
Connection Type
BNC, unbalanced
3 x 200W N+1 redundant, hot-swappable AC
power supplies with Power Factor Correction
(PFC)
Power
100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 12 Amps
Power
Dimensions
Chassis
Height
Width
Depth
Weight
4RU
17.8cm/7”
48.3cm/19”
63.5cm/25”
27.3kg/60lbs
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Specifications subject to change
Updated April 2008
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