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Broadcast Infrastructures
Follow The Software-Defined
Path To Success
By
Michael Grotticelli...

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s
new
types
of
The company has broken its integrated redundant cooling and a
infrastructures that reach
service offerings into three passive backplane so that every active
around the globe or within a
main categories within GV component in the system can be hotmulti-studio production facility
Orbit: Dynamic Infrastructure swapped from the front.
are deployed in ever increasing
Management,
Device
The oGx platform also accommodates
numbers, broadcasters and
Management and Software 2 front-loaded, hot-swappable power
production companies need
Processing. All of this is supplies. A single 600-watt supply can
tools and systems that are
powered by GV Orbit.
fully power a loaded frame, and the
flexible, scalable and adaptable
addition of a second (optional) supply
to support remote production
Ross Video openGear
gives the frame full power redundancy.
workflows and in-house signal VUE-ANYWHERE can be accessed
Finally, Ross Video offers its Each power supply contains an
from any desktop or mobile web-browser to accomplish tasks
distribution and processing. that were previously done by many people using sometimes
openGear platform, that has independent cooling fan, status LED,
incompatible control surfaces
Sometimes simultaneously.
been adopted by dozens of and a front mounted power switch.
The key to all of this is IP-native head end services, transmission, manufacturers offering hundreds of
technology that brings operational production, router control, content signal processing solutions. It supports Zixi
benefits that the industry needs to origination, and more) that were a wide range of modular infrastructure
Zixi has its own Software Defined
maintain its competitiveness and previously done by were previously solutions
including
distribution, Video Platform (SDVP), now available
keep producing content for viewers at done by many people using sometimes conversion, branding, audio, data, in version 13, that features new
home.
incompatible control surfaces. It also fiber, timing, and more in one functionalities. The company has
Software-defined is a concept that brings different control and monitoring compact, economical frame. Because identified four key product areas
has permeated virtually every segment elements - including video/audio the platform is designed to meet the that enable a video network to be
of the industry, from acquisition to processing controls, multiviewers, and most complex processing demands intelligently and centrally managed
distribution. It generally refers to the video/audio feeds - together in a single of evolving IP and UHD applications, using software and integrated devices
ability to control some or all of the interface. VUE ANYWHERE is setup users can choose from a multitude of regardless of the underlying IP
functions of a system using software over LAN or WAN connection and can signal types and formats from analog network infrastructure. These include:
that virtualizes or mimics its hardware be hosted on an on-premise server or to UHD to IP.
the Zixi Protocol and 14 supported
equivalent. When technologies become on a public cloud.
The company's DashBoard software, protocols; the Zixi Video Solutions
software-defined, there are major
for example, provides one unified Stack; Zixi ZEN Master; and the Zixi
systemic benefits for organizations Grass Valley
control system across openGear Enabled Network.
that use them, including lower costs,
With its core business in live sports products from all participating
The company's IP technology allows
higher quality products and services, production, Grass Valley has launched manufacturers. This allows for complex networks to be managed from
and less risk.
its Agile Media Processing Platform monitoring, alarms, and signal a centralized Control Plane, where
(AMPP) as the core of a suite of cloud- management. With the CustomPanel deployments are quickly and easily
Evertz Microsystems
based service offerings. On top of panel builder within DashBoard, users configured, and high value services
Broadcasters today are faced with that sits an orchestration software can customize their workflows across rapidly replicated. Essential control
many challenges, from a pause of live layer called GV Orbit. From these multiple products to suit specific functions such as monitoring, fault
programming and sporting events, to two technologies Grass Valley is now workflow requirements.
recovery and security are integrated
discovering safe and socially-distanced offering a number of applications - like
The platform continues to evolve into every aspect of the SDVP, which
ways of delivering content. Evertz has its new AMPP Playout as well as its and the company now offers the can be deployed on-premises, through
introduced several new Live Video master control switching, multiviewing oGx system, which is a set of control any cloud infrastructure or hybrid IP
Production tools developed to assist and signal processing I/O apps - as interfaces included in every oGx networks.
broadcasters in addressing these part of its GV Media Universe.
Frame. Ethernet connectivity allows
challenges.
Built for the cloud from the start, GV DashBoard control of openGear The Way Forward
It has become clear that the remote AMPP helps broadcasters overcome cards in the frame. The frame offers
If it's the flexibility to produce a wide
operations of broadcast plants are its long-time reliance on costly
range of projects over the same
not easy. VUE-ANYWHERE is Evertz's and inflexible hardware-based
IP network that you require, these
operations control interface that is media systems. The platform
vendors and many others have
part of the company's VUE family lets users spin up or spin down
the technology and the softwareof software control panels. Each applications as needed - and to
powered capabilities available
helps simplify control of broadcast only pay for the services you use
now. Careful consideration of
infrastructure by bringing the control - even in costly live production
system topology and matching
room to the user located anywhere in environments.
the technology with what you are
the world.
It supports all common local
trying to accomplish can make a
VUE-ANYWHERE can be accessed input and output formats
huge difference in your particular
The Agile Media Processing Platform serves as the core business model and production
from any desktop or mobile web- including SMPTE ST 2110, NDI and
of a suite of cloud-based service offerings. On top of that
browser to accomplish tasks (playout, SDI for easy connectivity.
sits an orchestration software layer called GV Orbit success.


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