Vizrt Announces Viz Social – the New Social Tool Powered by Never.no

May 19, 2020

Breaking news – Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators, have just announced Viz Social, powered by our social moderation engine at the centre of the cloud-based solution.

“We’ve been working with broadcasters for 20 years, even before social media, in recent times it’s become important to engage the audience like never before. Viz Social is a cloud-based interface, which means it can be accessed from any where in the world and in real time, allowing content creators to harness the power of audience generated content from social and integrate Vizrt’s captivating graphics into broadcast and streamed programming,” said Scott Davies, CEO of Never, on the announcement.

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The new partnership includes Bee-On’s feature set integrated into Vizrt’s brand new tool. With full access to social media platforms – such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, amongst others – digital and broadcast content providers will be able to monitor, moderate and push a range of audience-generated content, such as tweets, posts, images and videos directly into live broadcast content, accompanied by Vizrt’s data-driven graphics templates.

Gather, build, publish and analyse!

  • Gather – connect to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and 3rd party content
  • Build – configure the different formats of your campaign, including votes and polls
  • Publish – moderate and edit the content in real time and utilise Vizrt’s captivating graphics
  • Analyse – filter results and inspect engagement rates, audience growth and most engaged users

For more information and for a demonstration of Viz Social in action contact us now

Here’s the full Press Release

Viz Social powered by Never.no transforms social media content into brilliantly visualized storytelling

Bergen, Norway— 2pm BST, 20th May 2020—Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators (#SDVS), today announced the release of Viz Social powered by Never.no. Viz Social is a cloud-based subscription service that allows editorial staff to moderate and curate social media content for broadcast in new and truly innovative ways. Delivered in collaboration with audience engagement specialists Never.no, Viz Social connects directly with data fields in popular Vizrt graphics tools allowing broadcasters to use data-driven graphics templates to tell stories driven by social media content curated on the fly. Graphics can be updated in the rundown and taken to air as normal. Real-time graphics workflows are not disrupted but rather enhanced by Viz Social, adding another incredibly powerful and inexhaustible data feed for intelligently curated storytelling.

“Broadcasters today need tools that make it easier to work efficiently with social media content that provides access to breaking news, as it frequently does,” says Remo Ziegler, Head of Global Product Management at Vizrt Group. “Viz Social combines leading edge mapping of collected social media content from Never.no with the most flexible and visually compelling graphics platform in the world, so torrents of social media content can be tamed and used to tell stories that are clear, concise, and up to the minute.”

Audience engagement on a personalized level

Viz Social lets customers search and monitor conversations on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and RSS feeds in order to quickly track and respond to content as it develops in the online sphere. Filters and moderating techniques can be applied to send the most relevant and compelling content to air through content mapped directly to Vizrt scenes and tools, allowing storytellers to create custom content to engage audiences in unprecedented ways. Further audience engagement can be created using Viz Social by running interactive polls and competitions with audience members interacting on primary and secondary screens in real-time.

“This new partnership integrates our next-level social media monitoring, search and aggregation services, and audience interaction capabilities with the raw data visualization power of Vizrt’s real-time graphics platform. By collecting and visualizing social media and live interactive content, Viz Social engages audiences in ways they’ve never experienced before,” says Scott Davies, CEO at Never.no.