DutchView Plans Ahead with New EVS XT3 Server
The former NOB (Nederlandse Omroepproduktie Bedrijf – Dutch Broadcasting Corporation) is going ahead with a 3-year plan that involves the purchase of 5 brand new XT3 production servers along with IPDirector content management software from EVS. DutchView currently runs 6 fully-equipped outside broadcast vans and fourteen studio facilities for an average of 1500 television productions annually. The new servers will be used for various productions, including live sports broadcasts, concerts, as well as primetime and reality shows.
Herman Julsing, Technical Manager at DutchView: “EVS develops innovative and reliable technology that our clients have come to trust. Our OB vans are currently equipped with LSM-XT2 systems and with the increasing use of tapeless workflows in studios, the XT3-IPDirector platform promises even greater flexibility and the most advanced features for a variety of productions, including 3D, something we put a lot of effort in”.
XT3 is the first server in the market to offer up to 6 channels in 3D/1080p based on 3G SDI connections. The new production server from EVS will be available for shipping in July.
EVS is a leader in the design of hardware and software solutions for Live and fast-turnaround productions of Sports, News and TV Entertainment programs. Its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionized live broadcasting, and its Instant Tapeless Technology is now widely used in nonlinear editing and High Definition Television the world over.The company sells its branded products and integrated tapeless solutions in over 90 countries and is able to provide customer support services in any region. EVS is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.EVS