EVS Shapes the Future of Broadcast @ Broadcast Asia 2012

Visitors to the booth will learn about exciting innovations and advanced solutions

At BroadcastAsia (stand 4N2-07), EVS will present its latest range of solutions for fast turnaround TV sports, news and entertainment. The leader in live sports and high speed media production technology will give visitors new production perspectives based on its new XT3 and XS production servers.

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Sports360° - XT3 Live & Beyond
EVS Sports360° solutions meet new sports market requirements focusing on the monetization of live recorded content. They allow broadcasters and producers to cover 360° of their operations including advanced media production, archive research, and instant and exclusive package distribution through traditional or web-connected networks to multiple audiences.

XT3 is the new future-proof video recording and production server from EVS. At the heart of Sports360°, XT3 has been designed with advanced capabilities such as eight recording/playback channels in loop mode, multi-codec native support, and embedded high and low resolution media management to get the most out of any recorded frame with the highest speed and reliability. The new XT3 platform is the industry’s first server featuring six non-stop 3Gbps feed ingest and playout capabilities for live and near-live 3D or 3G production operations.

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EVS C-Cast is the first advanced multi-cam solution allowing instant distribution of multi-camera angle content from venues to web-connected screens during live productions. Suited to any sports and live events, it offers broadcasters and media holders unlimited possibilities to deliver extended media packages to multiple audiences including TV viewers, spectators, coaches, journalists and referees. With fully-modular and service-oriented architecture, CCast adapts to any kind of business or workflow, and offers advanced integration with third-party web systems and data import such as statistics, commercials and tweets.

End-to-end News – Make the difference in speed
EVS End-to-end News combines the best of IT and live broadcast capabilities to meet the most demanding news production workflow requirements for speed, scalability and openness. Its unique architecture, composed of modular ingest and playout units based on XS live production servers associated with a suite of virtual content and production management tools (browsing, editing, and exchange with third parties), makes it ideal for any newsroom operations.

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Rec2Post – Shortening TV Production Cycles 
EVS REC2Post solutions increase the productivity of TV production facilities by reducing cost and complexity. Relying on XS high-speed studio servers, they can adapt to any studio requirements to optimize media accessibility and control for production and post-production teams, even during recording and playback. EVS will demonstrate the strengths of REC2Post for various types of operations:

·    Live production with timeline editing and fixing during playout

·    Multicam ISO live streaming on portable storage with edit-in place capabilities for any craft editors

·    Directors’ cut recording with associated ISOs for post-production

·    Advanced multicam recording session control with on-the fly logging for smoother post operations

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XDCam Codec Support
EVS has announced that native support for Sony’s XDCAM 422 50Mbps HD codec will be available in its XT3 and XS servers from the end of this year.

MXF File Mastering – Media Toolset for Streamlined Workflow
EVS will unveil its latest toolset for media exchange and file mastering to streamline any broadcast production and archive media workflow operations. Combining the best of MXF file mastering technologies and advanced media conforming systems, EVS’ MXF File Mastering toolset includes the next MXF file-based OpenCube server offering full mastering of new AS02, AS03, and IMF formats, the master format required by Hollywood studios – as well as Quicktime ProRes. EVS OpenCube MXF server was recently chosen by the prestigious French National Archive (INA) to digitize the entire French audiovisual library under its MXF JPEG2000 long-term archive master pivot format.

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IPAirEdit – The Ultimate Live Content Control
EVS will showcase IPAirEdit,, the industry’s first integrated live content control system which enables TV channels to seamlessly comply with local broadcast regulations.

About EVS
EVS designs leading broadcast and media production systems for sports, news and TV entertainment. Its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionized live broadcasting, and its reliable and integrative tapeless solutions are nowwidely used for non-linear editing and 3D HD productions across the globe.The company's dedicated systems offer a complete production platform: live slow motion (LSM), super and ultra slow motion, clips creation, fast turnaround editing, production and archive asset management, time delay, multi-camera and multi-feed recording, logging, live graphic analysis, digital transmission, multi-format ingest and play-back, second screen delivery. Main software applications like the IPDirector® or MulticamLSM® are designed to control the industry's most robust and flexible production platform, the XT series server. The world's leading broadcasters, such as NBC, BSkyB, FOX, RTBF, RTL, NHK, CANAL+, ABC, ESPN, TF1, CCTV, PBS, CBS, BBC, ZDF, Channel One, Channel7, RAI, TVE, NEP, MEDIAPRO, EUROMEDIA, BEXEL, ALFACAM and many others use EVS' solutions.
The company is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.Approximately 400 EVS professionals from 20 offices are selling its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide customer support globally.

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