NEWSCHIEF MERCURY TICKER & BRANDING

Since 1996, CGS has provided lower-third ticker and branding systems that alleviate the labor intensive task of collecting, inputting, and displaying hyper-local and national news content.  

NEWS HEADLINES

  • Display headlines in crawl or hot-change
  • Keyboard entered local news
  • Automated data sources for national headlines, including AP Headlines
  • Web Browser Input and Control

CLOSINGS

  • Automated through phone and web automation
  • Automated Website Updates
  • Handles schools, churches, activities easily
  • “Just-In” Priority Display Region

WEATHER  FORECAST & CONDITIONS

  • Zip-Code Based, Multiple Locations Daily, Forecast, Current Conditions, 5-7 Day Forecasts
  • Daypart Forecast


WEATHER ALERTS

  • Severe Weather Watches & Warnings
    Display Alert and Watch/Warn, Sky, Satellite Maps

STOCKS & INDICES

  • MARKET, NASDAQ ETF, S&P ETF
    Stocks of Local Interest
    Top Gainers/Losers/Volume

SPORTS SCORES

  • Professional: NFL, NBA, WNBA, NL, AL, NHL Season Stat Leaders
  • Collegiate: Men’s & Women’s Sports, AP/USA Ranked
  • Golf: PGA, SPGA, LPGA
  • SOCCER: MLS, European
  • RACING: NASCAR, Indy, Busch Series

ELECTIONS

  • Automated Election Results
  • AP Election Wire Interface
  • Automated Website Update
  • Animated Bar Graph of Results

SNYPES & BRANDING

  • Insert logos to any position
  • Position up to four graphic regions, each capable of playing animation
  • Time and Temperature Feature
  • Automation includes GPI, serial, peripheral bus, or browser interface

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Approve & Post twitter comments
  • Search hashtags, mentions,& download timelines
  • Sort by lat/long
  • Post Indefinitely or Post to run once
  • Crawl or Hot-Change

Hardware
  • HD/SD with optional, Integrated DVE
  • 1080i, 720p HD, 601 SD
  • Passes embedded audio and closed captioning

  • Optional relay bypass breakout box
  • Gen-lock to SD video or tri-level sync
  • Dimensions: Chassis, 3RU; Height 5.2”; Width 17.7”; Depth 25.5”; Weight 72 lbs