LiveStudio FX powered by CharacterWorks launched in China

Oxygentec, an authorized distributor of CharacterWorks in China, has just launched LiveStudio FX: A dedicated broadcast graphics hardware unit with CharacterWorks software at its core. The hardware is a 19″ portable all-in-one system that supports NDI and SDI output (via Blackmagic Design Decklink 4K Extreme 12G). For details, please visit the LiveStudio FX page at http://www.cgangs.com/oxygen-tool/livestudio-fx/ .

CharacterWorks 2.0 Released

CharacterWorks 2.0 has just been released. This release brings several exciting new features, as well as lots of improvements and fixes. Just for this release, we are making an exception and providing this major version update free-of-charge to our existing customers.

Weather Graphics

CharacterWorks is capable of linking data from a wide variety of sources, including RSS, MySQL, or any webservice that produces XML or JSON output. To give you an idea, the videos below demonstrate how easy and quick it is to build weather presentations that dynamically retrieve data from openweathermap.org