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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 7 | August 2018

InStudio

V__matrix at Core of NEP Belgium's
S8L HD/UHD OB
N

EP Belgium has begun utilising its
first OB truck from the Broadcast
Solutions-developed Streamline OB
van family.
Unit 18 is an S8L and represents
a new, IP-enabled variation for the
Streamline family of OB vehicles.
It is capable of working in both HD
and UHD format and can handle up
to eight UHD or HD cameras. With
new room concepts and additional
interconnectivity technology, the
S8L offers more flexibility during
productions and adapts to future IPbased workflows.
New to the S8L and the
Streamline OB vans in general is the
implementation of a Lawo V__matrix
software-defined
IP
routing, processing and
multi-viewing core which
handles processing, de-/
embedding and RGB colour
correction of the signals.
The S8L comes with two
video stageboxes, each

equipped with a Lawo V__link4 for
IP video, audio and sync transport
and A__mic8 units for additional
network-based audio IO. The IP
stageboxes provide four 3G/HD/SD
SDI inputs and outputs in addition to
its audio capabilities. Each stagebox is
connected via a 2x10GbEthernet fibre
to the V__matrix IP-Core. The system
supports ST2110, ST2022-6/7 and
Ravenna/AES67 streaming formats.
Providing overarching control is
a VSM IP broadcast
control system, which
handles the IP stream
management
and
oversees the complete
installation
including

the Sony XVS6000 vision mixer, the
Ihse KVM, the Lawo audio console and
the Riedel intercom.
A Lawo mc²36 40-fader console
with its compact size, its integrated
router, in-built DSP and I/O meet all
the requirements for 5.1 surround
productions and workflows. For
flexible audio connectivity one audio
stagebox with Lawo's mc² Compact
I/O has been chosen to expand the
mc²36's connectivity. Connected via
fibre, the ruggedised 5RU stagebox
provides additional 32 Mic/Line inputs,
32 Line inputs, 8 AES I/Os and GPIOs

in a AES67/RAVENNA transport mode.
In addition, a DirectOut Montone 42
MADI to Audio-over-IP (RAVENNA)
bridge provides seamless integration
of network audio with the existing
infrastructure.
"It was awesome to work with Lawo
and Broadcast Solutions during the
design of this truck. The level we
achieved working with all the different
engineering departments helped us
to design the model-solutions of the
future. Thanks to Lawo's support and
vision, we can start today producing
over IP-networks," said Geert Thoelen,
Transition Manager, NEP Belgium.
The NEP Belgium S8L truck is
already out on the road, doing
regular productions for Jupiler and
Proximus League (first and second
division football).
The truck produced the live
transmission of the Graspop
Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium,
featuring acts like Guns'n'Roses,
Marilyn Manson, Iron Maiden, Ozzy
Osbourne and more.
NEP Belgium S8L V__matrix

Altitude Aims For High Efficiency
With Octopus Newsroom
A

ltitude Sports & Entertainment,
the regional sports television
network in the Rockies, has chosen
Octopus Newsroom as its technology
partner to enhance production
efficiency.
A multi-seat Octopus 8 newsroom
computer software suite has been
installed at Altitude's Network
Operations Center in Centennial,
Colorado.
"This new technology will drastically
speed up the entire process from
the producer's office right through
to the studio, whether live or taped,
saving valuable time and providing
the ability to create a better on-air
product," said Gene Sudduth, Octopus
Newsroom's National Sales Director
for North America. "We are confident
that, now installed and in use, Octopus
will enable Altitude's production team
to work more efficiently and more
enjoyably than was possible with its
previous largely manual approach.
"The core software supplied to

stage of the newscast production
process, from initial receipt of
task notification to complete and
advanced rundown management.
Octopus enables newsroom staff to
ingest all incoming audio, video and
still-image files, news agency wires,
RSS feeds, emails, SMS messages
and even faxes. All content
relating to a specific task can be seen
in a single view. The tools to publish
content to web and social media
channels are provided within the same
platform.
Suitable for all types and levels of
operation, from a single channel with
just a few bulletins per day to fullscale round-the-clock news networks,
Octopus newsroom software runs
natively on Linux, Microsoft Windows
and Apple OS X. Mobile apps are
available for Google Android and Apple
iOS tablets as well as smartphones.
Octopus can be integrated into any
MOS-compliant
environment
or
workflow.

A multi-seat Octopus 8 suite has been installed

Altitude for this project includes a
central system to run on user-supplied
server hardware. Among the features
are an open source PostgreSQL
database providing excellent data
handling and search facilities plus
a full-text search engine capable of
locating files within and outside of the
system."
Altitude will license Octopus for
simultaneous use by up to 17 operators
on any number of workstations. Ten
Octopus iOS/Android Mobile client
licenses have also been provided,
extending Octopus functionality to
users away from their desks. An RSS
module has been supplied, providing

the Altitude team with the ability to
ingest those feeds into the Octopus
system. Also included is an MOS
gateway to enable integration with an
unlimited number of MOS devices.
The project included full on-site
system integration, interfacing to
third-party graphics, prompting and
future asset management tie-in plus
playout equipment, user and system
administrator training and a year of
premium support.
Designed for use by television, radio,
sports and esports broadcasters, the
Octopus newsroom computer system
facilitates
editorial
collaboration
between news team members at every


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