Vizrt strengthens worldwide presence with new South African distributor, Timbre Broadcast Systems

The partnership enhances live production possibilities in the Sub-Saharan African region, with support and award-winning products from Vizrt

Vizrt, the leader in real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators, today announces the addition of Timbre Broadcast Systems to its growing list of channel partners worldwide.

Ensuring scalable solutions and support

Live production technology is ever evolving, and it’s crucial to ensure the same tools that major broadcasters use is available to every professional storyteller. Addressing the emerging market in the Sub-Saharan African region, Vizrt and Timbre bring the best in live production to content creators of every size.

Audiences around the world expect a high-quality viewing experience, no matter where or who they’re watching. From independent productions to professional teams, Vizrt is invested in supporting our partners to get them the solutions they need to create compelling and engaging visual stories,says Marco Kraak, General Manager of Channel Sales at Vizrt.

Based in South Africa, Timbre Broadcast Systems has serviced the professional video industry in the Sub-Sahara Africa region for the past 44 years. Being at the forefront of the latest technology, Timbre Broadcast Systems is not just a supplier, but serves as a Systems Integrator to ensure applications have the right solutions.

When it comes to live production, the quality of technology and service provided by the TriCaster range is unparalleled. The variety in the TriCaster line brings solutions to every production need, making it easy to integrate with different setups and workflows – and that is what the content creators in this region really need,” says Armand Claassens, CEO of Timbre Broadcast Systems.

Stronger, together

Vizrt has hundreds of certified partners worldwide that work directly with Vizrt technology users. Continual investment in its substantial partner program is a key priority for Vizrt.

With the growing opportunity within the video technology market, Vizrt is consistently adding products, solutions, certifications, training, and more to support the expansion of its partners’ businesses.

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About Vizrt

Vizrt is the leader in real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators.

With a 25-year history of inventing new simplified workflows for storytelling whether it is in the news, sports, broadcast, education, entertainment, live events, digital media, advertising, or anywhere else video lives, Vizrt has helped define and reshape the way video is created and shared with the world.

Dedicated to delivering ground-breaking solutions for customers across graphics, cloud, remote and live production, live streaming, sports productions, virtual reality and virtual studios, and infrastructure – Vizrt enables more stories, better told.

In a world where attention spans are short, grabbing and holding onto audiences for entertainment, education or information requires craft, design, and vision. Vizrt’s team of 24/7 on-call experts and market-leading creative solutions, offers everything storytellers need to dazzle audiences, simply, effectively, and beautifully.

Billions of people watch stories or video powered by Vizrt everyday including from media companies such as Al Arabiya, Al Jazeera, BBC, CNN, CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, NHL, NFL, NRK, Sky Group, The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, New York Giants, Nickelodeon, CBS Radio, ESPN Radio, MTV, USA TODAY, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), NASA, PWC,  and more than 80% of the U.S. Fortune 100.

Vizrt is a global company with 700 employees in over 40 countries and is privately owned by Nordic Capital.

About Timbre Broadcast Systems

Timbre Broadcast Systems is a well-established broadcast sales and solutions company operating in Africa. With a team of 15 dedicated employees, we cater to a wide range of customers in the broadcast industry, including Vizrt Customers, Broadcast Industry Professionals, and Media Production Companies. Our products and services, such as Vision Mixers, Graphics Systems, Streaming Solutions, and Solution Specialists, are designed to meet the advanced technological needs of our customers in Africa.

With a strong presence both online and through physical locations, we offer a range of cutting-edge products and services to meet the demands of our customers. Our Vision Mixers are equipped with advanced features and user-friendly interfaces, making them a top choice for professionals in the broadcast industry. Our Graphics systems are tailored to meet the needs of Vizrt Customers, Broadcast Industry Professionals, and Media Production Companies in Africa, providing innovative design solutions. Our Streaming solutions ensure seamless broadcasting experiences for customers, enhancing their overall viewing experience. Additionally, our Solution Specialists deliver top-notch broadcast sales and solutions through various distribution channels.

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