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Convergent Design Ships Odyssey7Q
C

onvergent Design, maker of
the popular nanoFlash and
Gemini 4:4:4 onboard recorders,
has shipped the first production
units of their new flagship product,
the Odyssey7Q, a full-featured 7.7"
OLED monitor and professional
video recorder.
In spite of the affordable price, a
comprehensive set of professional
monitoring features is included:
Waveform, RGB Parade, Zebras, 1:1
Pixel Zoom, Focus Assist (Peaking),
Vectorscope, Histogram, LUT
Support, False Colour and more.
The 7.7" OLED has a 1280x800 RGB
pixel array, wide colour gamut, and
3400:1 contrast, with virtually no
motion blurring and true blacks.
Bluetooth LE supports simple
remote control through iPhone and

Android apps.
As a recorder, Odyssey7Q
supports a wide range of recording
formats. Uncompressed RGB HD
video is included, with compressed
HD video soon to be added in a
free firmware update. For RAW
capture, ARRIRAW (4:3 and 16:9),
Canon 4K Raw and Sony FS700 2K
RAW are available as purchase or
rental options. New 2.5" Premium
SSD media supports read/write
bandwidths in excess of 500
MBytes/sec per drive, enabling
Canon 4K Raw at 60 fps on a
single recorder.
The Odyssey7Q also features a
unique Multi-Stream Monitoring
mode, which allows up to four
HD Video signals to be input
and displayed simultaneously in

K2 Dyno Changes The Game
Live production is becoming increasingly complex
as viewers expect high-quality replay...
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By Eric DuFosse
Vice President, Marketing Live
Solutions at Grass Valley

T

he Grass Valley K2 Dyno
Replay System is setting a
new standard for the creation of
replays and packaged highlights.
Consisting of two elements - the
K2 Dyno Replay Controller coupled
with either a K2 Summit 3G or K2
Solo 3G media server - the system
is an integral component to creating
an exciting on-air look that keeps
viewers captivated and advertisers
engaged in media buys. K2 Dyno
is a total solution that can capture,
replay, manage, edit, and playout
compelling content.
Since its introduction, K2 Dyno has
been an essential part of some of the
world's highest-profile live sporting
and entertainment events. Ideally
suited for multi-format HD sports
production trucks and OB vans, K2
Dyno is designed to help sports
producers and other professionals
capture live events and instantly
play them out at variable speeds
for critical analysis during fastpaced events.
Speed and ease of operation
are critical for live events, and K2
Dyno enables professionals to easily
maximise their productivity without
requiring extensive training.
In terms of user friendliness and
accessibility, K2 Dyno far outpaces

quadrants onscreen or switched
between in full-screen view. A
purchase or rent record option
(Multi-Stream HD) allows up to
four HD Video feeds to be
recorded to simultaneous
individual files, or even
to allow a "live-switch"
edit be captured.
A wide range of
battery accessories,
mounting options,
and sunshade,
a re a v a i l a b l e
to support the
Odyssey7Q.
While Convergent
Design has significant
preorders for the Odyssey7Q,
it is on target to fulfill all current
orders before the end of 2013.
intuitive, and give us the freedom
to be creative and deliver the
kind of quality coverage that our
fans love," said Billi Capra, Vice
President, Broadcast Services of
Altitude Sports & Entertainment
(Pepsi Center). "The integration
of Grass Valley's solutions means
that the workflows will be seamless
- including integration with our
existing Final Cut Pro 7 NLEs. We
can't wait for our first game."
Wellen+Nöthen, the Germanbased specialist in innovative IT
and audio-visual solutions for the
broadcast and media industry, is
also no stranger to Grass Valley's
K2 Dyno. It distributes Grass
Valley's broadcast solutions
including cameras, servers, routing
switchers, master control, and more.
Wellen+Nöthen recently purchased
ten Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay
Systems complete with K2 Summit
3G servers to meet the needs of
broadcasters and OB companies
who cover premium and live events
in Germany, and other Germanspeaking regions across Europe.
Their customers rent the K2 Dyno
as a single unit or a large system

other systems with its simplicity. Its
slick touchscreen interface means
that the layout of the K2 Dyno is
far better than other controllers.
It extends operators capabilities
through advanced graphics
and editing with the embedded
EDIUS application.
Earlier this year, the Pepsi Center -
home to the Denver Nuggets (NBA),
Colorado Avalanche (NHL), and
Colorado Mammoth (NLL) - called
upon Grass Valley to upgrade its new
HD control room with several live
production solutions, including the
K2 Dyno Replay System. And it's not
just the fans that
are enjoying the
perks of Pepsi's
recent upgrades.
The Pepsi video
team
now
finds itself in a
state-of-the-art
control room
creating and
replaying HD
content for a
massive new
centre-hung
video board.
"Grass Valley's
s o l u t i o n s K2 Dyno has been an essential part of some of the world's
are efficient, highest-profile live sporting and entertainment events

Odyssey7Q: 7.7" OLED Monitor &
Professional Video Recorder

hosting content among users
with ShareFlex.
According to Daniel Url, Sales
Director at Wellen+Nöthen, the
company's live production/OB
customers often have to prepare
and distribute replay highlights within
a very fast turnaround period. But
even if they're not highly skilled in
instant replay, they can still easily
manage K2 Dyno. He said "The
K2 Dyno Replay System supplies
replay operators with an extremely
comprehensive and easy-to-learn
toolset so they can produce replays
and highlight packages seamlessly,
on the fly, and under budget,"
he commented.
Since its introduction in 2009, K2
Dyno has grown to more than 700
installations worldwide. K2 Dyno
works seamlessly in networked
environments - permitting operators
to make the most of content stored
anywhere on a K2 network.
Replay systems are no longer
isolated tape-based islands in the
live production workflow. Integrated
with K2 Summit, K2 Dyno systems
lead the pack in nonlinear file based
production including standard
networking such as Gigabit Ethernet,
standard connectivity such as USB,
and standard file exchange such
as MXF and MOV.
In addition, K2 Dyno is unmatched
when it comes to permitting the
operator to apply a variety of
metadata tags, preserving metadata,
and providing metadata exchange
with a variety of systems such as
editing and archive.
K2
D y n o 's
file-based
implementation is offering new
possibilities in extending live
production with editing, graphics,
and nonlinear production tools
that enable second screen viewer
experiences.


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InNews: Vizrt to Acquire Mosart Medialab
InNews: NTP Dad Ax32 Captures Wagner
InReply: Seesense on Miniature Cameras
InStudio: Q-Ball Captures Historic Vettel Victory
InGear: Bluebell’s Fibre Optic Solutions
InGear: Grass Valley K2 Dyno Changes the Game
InMedia: Pixitmedia – More Partner Than Supplier
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