Chyron / Forbidden Partnership

Chyron Delves into Forbidden Technologies

Melville, NY 20 April 2009: Chyron Corporation (NASDAQ:CHYR) today announced a technology partnership agreement to integrate Forbidden Technologies award-winning “FORscene” web-based video toolkit with Chyrons AXIS Graphics web services.

FORscene is a frame accurate video editing platform growing rapidly in use in news gathering, distribution and post-production. It provides tools for logging, editing and reviewing video. Integrated with Chyrons AXIS, FORscene can be used from any computer, anywhere in the world.

Chyron Chief Operating Officer Kevin Prince said,

“Forbidden Technologies is an internet video pioneer and FORscenes web-based video editing technology integrates with our AXIS web services seamlessly providing our clients with extremely cost effective solutions. As Chyron grows our applications on the web, it makes perfect sense for the two companies to partner to explore and develop even more advanced services.”

Forbidden Technologies’ CEO Stephen Streater added,

“The emerging dominance of video communication on the web has triggered a demand for high productivity, web based tools to support modern workflows. FORscene is designed to meet this need and its integration with AXIS provides Chyrons customers with easy access to this new world.”

FORscene integrated with Chyrons AXIS will be shown at NAB on Booth SL1420.

About Chyron
As the pioneer of Graphics as a Service for all digital video media Chyron continues to define and dominate the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, Mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmys, Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings that include Online, Chyron’s AXIS Graphics online content creation software, HD/SD switchable on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding and telestration systems, graphics asset management and XMP integration solutions, the award-winning WAPSTR mobile phone newsgathering application as well as digital signage. For more information about Chyron products and services, please visit the company websites at www.chyron.com, www.chytv.com and www.axisgraphics.tv (NASDAQ: CHYR).

About Forbidden Technologies
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, www.forbidden.co.uk) develops and markets a powerful internet video platform, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. Forbidden’s video post production platform, FORscene, is one of the world’s most advanced browser-based applications.

Press contact:

David Cunningham
Manor Marketing
Tel: + 44 1420 544242
david@manormarketing.tv

Company contact:

Michelle Ingram
Chyron Corporation
Tel: +1 631 845 2051
michelle@chyron.com

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