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GV STRATUS and SGL FlashNet Archiving Workflows Application Note

The open file system of the K2 platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools, enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This document takes a closer look at archiving workflows involving interaction of the GV STRATUS/K2 platform with Software Generation Limited (SGL) FlashNet archive system.

Posted Jul 08 2014 (SDP-6121M) File Size: 3.1 MB

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GV STRATUS and DIVArchive Archiving Workflows Application Note

The K2 media platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is based on an open file system powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools. This enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This application note explains how to extend GV STRATUS/ K2 workflows with Front Porch Digital DIVArchive archiving platform.

Posted Jul 07 2014 (SDP-6120M) File Size: 1.9 MB

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EDIUS 7 and DaVinci Resolve Workflow Application Note

With the proliferation of the number of cameras that record in RAW or LOG formats, the need for integration between color grading and editing tools increases. With the introduction of EDIUS 7.3 the workflow with DaVinci Resolve has been significantly enhanced. This Application Note explains the process.

Posted Jul 07 2014 (PRV-6189M-2) File Size: 2.9 MB

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Interfacing GV STRATUS/K2 Systems with the Adobe Premiere Pro CC Editing Suite Application Note

The Grass Valley K2's open file system, powered by the extensible software framework of GV STRATUS, enables an efficient integration of best-of-breed production tools into unified workflows.
This application note explains how to optimize and use GV STRATUS/K2 workflows with Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing software.

Posted Jun 20 2014 (SDP-6115M-1) File Size: 1.4 MB

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1 RU BroadLinx Chassis Installation Requirements Application Note

This document provides guidance for upgrading existing Grass Valley Trinix 512x512 systems based on the 4 RU Unipower power supply chassis to the latest 1 RU BroadLinx chassis and 1 RU Lineage power supply chassis.

Posted Jun 20 2014 (RMC-6039M) File Size: 2.0 MB

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LDX Series Software Upgradable Camera Platform Solutions Brief

Until now, choosing a camera system was based on the amount of video formats supported, different levels of feature sets, and the type of transmission cabling used. Flexibility in camera functionality was restricted to fixed feature sets with potential compromises in quality. Addressing the needs of variable production environments, the Grass Valley® LDX Series™ of software upgradable cameras offers a completely new level of business flexibility--one hardware platform with a flexible GV-eLicense upgrade model that expands a camera's capabilities on a temporary or permanent basis. This superior quality, highsensitivity camera solution requires no additional lighting for 1080p production. A camera control system using standard networking along with a connectivity gateway provides a unique level of integration into various production environments. These capabilities help balance equipment investment costs with operational costs for more flexible capital resource management.

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Top Reasons to Buy GV Director Nonlinear Live Production Center

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GV Director Frequently Asked Questions

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K2 Media Server & Storage Platform Solutions Brief

The K2 series of servers and storage provides IT-optimized infrastructure for a broad range of broadcast media environments. K2 incorporates the latest in high-performance computing and storage technologies with easy integration and flexible implementations.

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ADVC G-Series Multi-Purpose Digital Video Converters Data Sheet

The ADVC G-Series of multi-purpose digital video converters represent leading-edge technology as a part of Grass Valley's signal management solutions. Housed in a practical and compact 1/3 RU form factor, these four converters tackle a variety of different AV tasks and are particularly well suited to support events and staging, corporate AV centers, and broadcast display applications.

Posted Jun 04 2014 (PRV-6093D-6) File Size: 3.5 MB

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GV Director Nonlinear Live Production Center Data Sheet

GV Director™ is an integrated nonlinear production platform that combines the functionality of a switcher, video server, graphics generator, and multiviewer in a simple, powerful, and creative workspace.

Posted May 30 2014 (LPS-6046D-4) File Size: 1.4 MB

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Signal Management 2014 GeckoFlex Catalog

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STRATUS Media Workflow Application Suite Brief

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ADVC G-Series FAQ

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T2 iDDR Import Format Profiles

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The Benefits of Grass Valley HQX White Paper

This paper discusses the Intermediate Codec solutions available from several vendors which are then compared in terms of picture quality, flexibility and suitability for use with graphics as well as video. In like-for-like tests, the Grass Valley HQX Intermediate Codec offers comparable picture quality and is shown to have superior multi-generational performance. When combined with frame rate and resolution flexibility, plus built-in alpha channel support, this paper supports the conclusion that HQX is the best choice for creative editing.

Posted May 12 2014 (GV-6097M-3) File Size: 1.7 MB

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RS-LDX Integrated Robotic Camera Systems Data Sheet

RS-LDX integrated robotic camera solutions are fully integrated, turnkey camera systems based on the Grass Valley LDX Compact series cameras along with robotics and various options, enabling complete customization in one easy-touse package...right out of the box. Grass Valley cameras are technology-leading imaging systems with a history of innovative developments and the recipient of six Emmy® Awards.

Posted Apr 30 2014 (CAM-6096D-1) File Size: 1.9 MB

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Russ Jenish: At the Top of His Game With Grass Valley's K2 Dyno Case Study

Russ Jenisch, live sports director/producer, US

CHALLENGE:
Creating engaging replays and highlight packages for high-profile sports teams such as the NFL's Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.

SOLUTION:
Two Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay Systems.

BENEFITS:
A comprehensive and reliable replay system that dramatically expands the possibilities of live sports productions.

Posted Apr 25 2014 (SDP-6118M) File Size: 430.0 KB

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K2 Media Platform: Media Formats and Interchange Application Note

The range of media file formats available can be confusing. What are the differences between them? What is the application space intended for each format? What are the strengths of each format?

This application note takes a closer look at file formats in context of media handling in K2 systems, including a practical review of K2 media interchange capabilities.

Posted Apr 25 2014 (SDP-6117M) File Size: 1.5 MB

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EDIUS 7 Extended Feature Comparison Guide

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Running EDIUS 7 on an Apple Mac Computer Under Boot Camp Application Note

Apple's free Boot Camp utility permits installation of Microsoft's Windows 7 or 8 64-bit operating system just as if it were being installed normally on other types of PCs. When running Windows under Boot Camp the user has access to all editing hardware and software, including the Grass Valley® EDIUS® nonlinear editing program.

Posted Apr 25 2014 (PRV-6138M-2) File Size: 2.4 MB

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T2 iDDR Input/Output Format List Comparison Guide

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RT Software tOG GV Sports and K2 Dyno S Application Note

Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers and K2 Dyno® S controllers offer a quick and simple method of creating clips, playlists, and delivering fast replays. RT Software is an industry leading developer of sport analysis and overlay graphics. The two have been integrated together with easy access directly on the K2 Dyno S through the touchscreen user interface. Content can be cued with K2 Dyno, with drawing and graphics added by tOG, to make for a more efficient production and provide compelling content to audiences.

Posted Apr 16 2014 (SDP-6082M-2) File Size: 3.5 MB

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ADVC G-Series – Integrating Consumer and Prosumer Devices into a Production Workflow Application Notes

Grass Valley® ADVC® G-Series converters are designed to properly convert, aspect-correct, signal format, buffer, and synchronize (when genlocked).

The G-Series offers much more functionality than converters that simply perform as media extenders. This Application Note gives practical examples of the benefits of using them in a production environment.

Posted Apr 16 2014 (PRV-6196M-1) File Size: 1.3 MB

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GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools Solutions Data Sheet

The Grass Valley® (GV) STRATUS® media workflow application framework is the most complete and versatile application environment for nonlinear media production. Developed to adapt to the rapidly changing business, operational, and technology needs of the modern media enterprise, GV STRATUS is a flexible, evolvable software-centric approach that changes the way creative talent works together to efficiently produce rich, high-value content.

Posted Apr 15 2014 (SDP-6104D-3) File Size: 2.0 MB

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K2 Media Server & Storage Platform Solution Data Sheet

The Grass Valley® K2 series is the most extensive and flexible line of media servers, storage, and integrated playout devices in the industry. Leveraging open-standard IT components and technologies, the K2 platform brings the benefits of mainstream computer industries to the broadcast enterprise—including the latest advances in processing power and storage capacity with ease of integration, and streamlined operation and management.

Posted Apr 15 2014 (SDP-6099D-3) File Size: 3.4 MB

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Switchers Solution Data Sheet

Grass Valley Video Production Center switchers are engineered for fast, efficient, and creative productions. Easy to load and transport show programming, combined with automation and powerful features using macros and timelines mean greater efficiency. As an integral component of creating live television coverage of sports, entertainment, and news from both studio and mobile installations, Kayenne and Karrera include familiar controls and intuitive interfaces. These systems define the industry standard operation, so training costs are lower, and finding operators is easy.

Posted Apr 15 2014 (LPS-6054D-1) File Size: 3.8 MB

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EDIUS 7: Nonlinear Editing Software Data Sheet

When an editor has to wait for technology, creativity suffers. That doesn't happen with EDIUS 7. EDIUS 7 means more resolutions, unlimited tracks, and real-time editing for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywherei. With versions for the professional standalone user (EDIUS Pro 7) and for editors within networked connected production infrastructures (EDIUS Elite 7), EDIUS 7 is the perfect finishing tool for broadcast news, newsmagazine content, and studio programs, as well as organizational, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions.

Posted Apr 14 2014 (PRV-6185D-7) File Size: 2.3 MB

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Top Reasons to Buy K2 Media Server & Storage Platform

Posted Apr 11 2014 (SDP-6100M-2) File Size: 557.0 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy GV STRATUS

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Top Reasons To Buy CommandCenter Broadcast System Control

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Top Reasons to Buy the Kayenne and Karrera Production Centers

Posted Apr 11 2014 (LPS-6068M-1) File Size: 662.4 KB

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K2 Media Server & Storage Platform

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GV STRATUS Media Workflow Application Suite FAQ

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CommandCenter FAQ

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EDIUS 7 Solutions Brief

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EDIUS 7 Pro & Elite FAQ

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EDIUS 7.x Third-Party Compatibility Guide

Posted Apr 10 2014 (PRV-6123M-5) File Size: 593.9 KB

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Production Switchers Solutions Brief Solutions Brief

Grass Valley® Video Production Center switchers are engineered to enable fast, efficient, and creative productions. Show programming that is easy to load and transport, combined with automated and powerful features using macros and timelines mean greater efficiencies in all phases of covering live events. As an integral component of creating live television coverage of sports, entertainment, and news from both studio and mobile facilities, Kayenne® and Karrera® with K-Frame™ include familiar controls and intuitive interfaces. These systems continue to define the industry standard for operations, and so training costs are lower and finding operators is easy.

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Production Switchers Frequently Asked Questions

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Ignite Solutions Brief

The Emmy® Award-winning Grass Valley® Ignite® line of automated production solutions is a software and hardware combination that is the industry’s first and most complete link between the control room and the newsroom — one that provides an unmatched value. This innovative, single-operator production tool provides a central point of management for production control room devices and tasks. As a result, Ignite provides increased flexibility in deployment of staff such as being able to put more people in the field to better serve communities through more news programming, support for 24-hour multicast channels, delivery of real-time breaking news cut-ins, and creation of new revenue streams with content for web and mobile devices.

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Ignite FAQ

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Broadcast Infrastructure Control Solutions Data Sheet

Grass Valley control solutions offer the most comprehensive, multiformat solutions for acquisition, production, storage, and playback—and a strong foundation for centralized, proactive status and activity monitoring. With the increasing demands of multiplatform distribution and content repurposing, applications are required that efficiently and cost-effectively manage multiple video and audio signal paths while providing comprehensive tools to configure, monitor, and control broadcast infrastructure components.

Posted Apr 09 2014 (RMC-6034D-1) File Size: 3.4 MB

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Grass Valley Quick View: Overview of Key GV Solutions

Combining its deep knowledge of broadcast workflows, with its extensive knowledge of media processing and management, Grass Valley® empowers the production and delivery of exceptional media experiences to viewers worldwide, regardless of platform. As the premier Solutions Provider for the Live Production, News, and Playout market segments, Grass Valley's reach can be felt in almost every piece of professional media consumed today. With over 350 video and broadcast technology patents, 18 Emmy® Awards for technical achievement and innovation, and significant investment on research and development at nine development centers around the world, Grass Valley provides the tools, systems, and services required by today's media organizations to maintain profitability and market share.

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K2 Dyno Replay System Solution Data Sheet

The Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System is a comprehensive set of live production replay tools that are seamlessly integrated for use in file-based production environments. With its operational simplicity and IT-friendly implementation, the K2 Dyno Replay System dramatically expands the possibilities for live production. With hundreds of systems in use, the K2 Dyno Replay System has been established as a leading solution for production teams covering all types of live broadcast events.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (SDP-6102D-1) File Size: 3.8 MB

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Import and Export of Files in K2 Media Platform Application Note

The Grass Valley K2 media platform incorporates an open file system and a number of services and features to make it fast and easy to share content with standard storage devices or with other systems across networks.
A look under the hood, this application note illustrates several practical examples of media transfer in K2 systems.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (SDP-6026M-1) File Size: 2.1 MB

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Top Reasons To Buy The K2 Dyno Replay System

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Loading a "classic" Kayenne/Karrera Show to a Kayenne/Karrera K-Frame Application Notes

With tight schedules and increased production requirements, getting shows set-up and moved from location to location in a fast and efficient manner is critical. This document is a guide to help accomplish such a migration when a show was originated with a classic Kayenne/Karrera frame and needs to implemented on a newer K-Frame.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (LPS-6069M) File Size: 732.6 KB

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Indigo HDX Compact Production System Data Sheet

The Indigo HDX HD/SD Compact Production System—with on-board multiviewer, serial/Ethernet machine control, advanced audio mixing, and production-ready AUX buses—is a star player for tackling small yet complex production requirements.

Posted Apr 07 2014 (LPS-6016D-2)

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LDX 2014 Cameras Catalog

LDX Series
A unique line of advanced imaging cameras built around Xensium- FT CMOS imagers. These cameras have the highest sensitivity and image performance across different video formats, while offering a new level of business flexibility by using one hardware platform with a flexible GV-eLicense software upgrade implementation. LDX Compact Series
An extension to the LDX Series of cameras with an identical image performance and a comparable feature set but in a smaller mechanical package. They are the perfect companions to the LDX Series cameras and bring a new level of image performance and business flexibility for all applications where cameras with a compact form factor are required.
LDX HiSpeed 3X and LDX XtremeSpeed 6X Cameras
Members of the LDX camera range set a new standard in high-speed image acquisition. They capture fast-paced sports action and emotion with unrivaled quality levels at high frame rates and with instant timeto- air. All captured frames can be permanently recorded, so not a single moment will be missed or lost. LDX Compact HiSpeed 3X and LDX Compact
XtremeSpeed 6X Cameras
The world’s first self-contained high-speed cameras in a small form factor for space-constrained applications. As an extension to the LDX range of cameras, they produce the same level of quality from angles and in areas where high-speed cameras with a compact form factor are required.

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LDX Series Software Upgradable Camera Platform FAQ

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Top Reasons To Buy the LDX Series Cameras

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GV Guardian FAQ

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Top Reasons To Buy GV Guardian

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GV Guardian Solutions Brief

Grass Valley is well aware that media production and delivery is becoming increasingly complex. The associated hardware and software continues to become further distributed; and in fact, Grass Valley has been a pioneer in the technologies that have helped to enable this trend. The limited number of broadcast channels in the past has morphed into innumerable cable and satellite channels, Internet networks, and mobile media consumption.

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GV STRATUS News: The GV STRATUS Application Framework in the News Production Application Note

GV STRATUS is an application framework for nonlinear media production that combines production tools, device control, and content management into a single platform. Designed as a single, agile application capable of supporting many different—and changing—usage models in broadcast environments, GV STRATUS tools can be configured for every type of user and media facility. This application note describes the tools, components, and capabilities of this versatile platform, and how it can be adopted specifically for news workflows.

Posted Apr 02 2014 (SDP-6078M-3) File Size: 4.1 MB

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GV STRATUS for Live Production Application Note

GV STRATUS is an application framework for nonlinear media production that combines production tools, device control, and content management into a single platform. Designed as a single, agile application capable of supporting the many different—and changing—usage models in broadcast environments, GV STRATUS tools can be configured for every type of user and media facility. This document describes the tools, components, and capabilities of this versatile platform, and how it can be adopted specifically for live workflows.

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K2 Dyno Replay System FAQ

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T2 Express, Pro, and Elite iDDRs Intelligent Digital Disk Recorders Data Sheet

Each of the three T2 intelligent digital disk recorder (iDDR) models (T2 Express, Pro, and Elite) brings full high-definition capture and playback to the video professional. Additionally, T2 iDDRs support real-time HD crossconversion and faster than realtime playlist rendering.

Posted Apr 02 2014 (PRV-6170D-4) File Size: 1.6 MB

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Ignite Scalable Automated Production Solution Data Sheet

The Ignite integrated production solution is the industry's first and most complete link between the control room and the newsroom—one that provides an unmatched return on investment with single-operator capabilities.

Posted Apr 02 2014 (LPS-6002D-3) File Size: 1.2 MB

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Playboy Plus 3D Case Study

Playboy Plus, US www.playboytv.com

CHALLENGE: To find a 3D post production solution that worked as well as a 2D solution, without adding additional import and render time

SOLUTION: Grass Valley EDIUS with STORM 3G SDI/HDMI card for real-time drop to timeline 3D editing

BENEFITS: Ability to fix a variety of problems in post using the EDIUS Layouter

Posted Feb 21 2014 (PRV-5190M) File Size: 452.8 KB

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Interfacing K2 to Avid Systems Application Note

K2's open file system approach makes it easy to interface to various production systems. This application note describes several methods to optimize K2 production workflows with various Avid systems.

Posted Feb 11 2014 (SDP-5106M) File Size: 1.6 MB

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Los Angeles International Airport Case Study

LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports), US

INTEGRATORS: Electrosonic SYSTEM DESIGNER/TECHNICAL CONSULTANT: Smart Monkeys, Inc.

CHALLENGE: Constructing a massive LED architectural component that provides 24/7/365 updates and information to the airport's millions of passengers

SOLUTION:
Seven Grass Valley K2 Summit transmission servers

BENEFITS: A proven system that consistently manages video and provides a level of redundancy, allowing for 24/7 operations

Posted Feb 07 2014 (SDP-5114M) File Size: 463.5 KB

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Pepsi Center (Denver, CO) — GV360

See how the Pepsi Center in Denver uses Grass Valley Live Production solutions to support the Avalanche, the Nuggets, and the Mammoth.

Posted Feb 05 2014

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Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation Case Study

Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Japan

CHALLENGE: To upgrade its current tape-based workflow to a complete nonlinear system

SOLUTION: GV STRATUS, K2 SAN storage, K2 Summit, EDIUS HDWS 3GS Elite turnkey editing system, GeckoFlex

BENEFITS: A streamlined, collaborative, and efficient workflow with multiformat nonlinear editing capabilities and a high-performance media server

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Routing Switchers Solution Data Sheet

The Grass Valley® routing switcher portfolio supports a wide range of signal formats, data-rates, and input/ output size choices. Whether used for News, Live or Playout, all Grass Valley routing switchers address today´s as well as tomorrow´s business challenges in respect to flexibility, efficiency, and usability. With their unsurpassed density, long lasting reliability, and life cycle compatibility, all Grass Valley routing switchers feature true platform architectures either with single or multiformat support. Concerto™, Apex, and Trinix® routing switchers have a global proven record that enable a very secure and high return of investment. The common use of superior direct native control interfaces ensures fast, reliable, and deterministic control. Concerto addresses routing switcher requirements for broadcast infrastructures which need to support multiple signal types and formats. Apex addresses routing switcher requirements for large scale broadcast infrastructures which need to support different digital audio formats and sampling rates. Trinix addresses routing switcher requirements for large scale broadcast infrastructures, which need to support different digital video formats and data-rates.

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Compression Formats at a Glance

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Pipe Village Trust Case Study

Pipe Village Trust, UK www.pipevillagetrust.org

CHALLENGE: Creating a high-end documentary film in remote parts of India on a tight budget and production schedule

SOLUTION: Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software

BENEFITS: A reliable multiformat, real-time editing platform with superb functionality

Posted Jan 15 2014 (PRV-5194M) File Size: 572.6 KB

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A look at the features of the LDX Series

A look at the features of the LDX Series, LDX Compact series, XCU camera control unit, transmission, and accessories.
     LDX Series - Introduction
     LDX Series - Ergonomics, Xensium FT Imagers, Reliability, Business Flexibility (chapter 1)
     LDX Series - Business Flexibility (chapter 2)
     LDX Series - Model Overview (chapter 3)
     LDX Series - LDX Flex Overview (chapter 4)
     LDX Series - LDX Première Overview (chapter 5)
     LDX Series - LDX Elite Overview (chapter 6)
     LDX Series - LDX WorldCam Overview (chapter 7)
     LDX Series - LDX Compact Overview (chapter 8)
     LDX Series - Transmission Flexibility (chapter 9)
     LDX Series - Accessories (chapter 10)


Posted Jan 07 2014 (LDX Family)

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EDIUS for Adobe Premiere Pro Editors Application Note

Grass Valley® EDIUS® is an extremely powerful and realtime multiformat NLE capable of handling resolutions up to 4K and 3D material. Many Adobe Premiere Pro editors can benefit by using the additional enhancements found in EDIUS, especially since the editing experience between the two NLEs is almost exactly the same.

Differences exist primarily in colors, button designs, or names of tools. This application note provides everything needed to translate existing Premiere Pro editing skills into EDIUS editing skills.

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Intersite Networking and Configuration Requirements for GV STRATUS Multisite Application Note

This document provides guidance for a GV STRATUS® customer’s IT personnel to understand the basic networking requirements of a GV STRATUS/K2 media server and storage system; and plan for the required connectivity prior to the deployment of a GV STRATUS systems across multiple sites linked by user-provided networks.

Posted Dec 17 2013 (SDP-5113M) File Size: 1.2 MB

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Utilizing the EDIUS NLE Directly on the K2 Dyno Replay Controller Application Note

Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers offer a quick and simple method of combining clips into a playlist for sequential play. However, if complex video or audio editing is required, the Grass Valley EDIUS® multiformat editing application can easily be launched on the K2 Dyno® Replay Controller and full editing capabilities are at the operator's fingertips. Clips and playlists—as well as recordings in progress—can be accessed directly from the K2 Summit as assets in the EDIUS browser. Rendered timelines can be published back into folders that the K2 Dyno can call to air on a K2 Summit channel.

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GV STRATUS Digital Publishing Workflows Application Note

Using GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools media organizations can capture new opportunities in multiplatform environments. With GV STRATUS, users can add metadata, segment their assets, and get them automatically prepared and published to an external FTP location for multiple use cases with just one set of tools and one set of production professionals.

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Transforming Live Production Workflows with GV STRATUS Nonlinear Production Tools & K2 Media Servers and Storage at Sky Racing Application Note

The GV STRATUS® application framework is the ideal foundation for all-digital media and streamlined workflows across the entire live/news production chain. It is an open non-linear production ecosystem for integration with thirdparty systems, and results in a more efficient, versatile, and collaborative way of working.

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T2 Express, Pro, and Elite iDDRs Intelligent Digital Disk Recorders Data Sheet

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Applications for the LDX Compact Series Application Note

The Grass Valley® LDX Compact™ series of advanced imaging cameras is an extension to the revolutionary LDX Series™ of cameras—built for tight spaces, remote pan/tilt heads, Steadicam and POV applications—with superior imaging, processing, and performance. LDX Compact is available in three different versions which offer different format support and feature sets optimized for different applications. All versions offer a new level of business flexibility with the introduction of the GV-eLicensing system providing an easy upgrade path from any lower model of the range into any higher model. LDX Compact provides the same image performance and all of the control features of the LDX Series of high-quality broadcast system cameras in a smaller mechanical package. This implementation produces the same high level of image acquisition quality in areas and from angles that can be very space constrained.

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Signal Management Solution Data Sheet

Grass Valley signal management solutions offer comprehensive, as well as dedicated or multi-function signal processing to meet the demands of various broadcast infrastructures—whether for single or multiple path conversion, or distribution usage. From analog audio through 1080p/3G video, the product portfolio supports a broad range of signal formats and functions, packaged either in multi-function chassis, or in discrete dedicated devices.

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EDIUS Integration with K2 Systems Application Note

With EDIUS Elite, EDIUS users can directly edit files stored on a Grass Valley K2 Summit standalone media server or SAN, without the need for file conversion.

When used with K2 storage area networks, EDIUS multiformat nonlinear editing systems permit editors to access material with the same level of performance as if everything was stored locally, and multiple EDIUS users can access files even while they are being recorded.

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Loop-in-Path Processing Application Note

Addressing signal processing requirements utilizing Loop-in-Path processing can avoid undesirable compromises and maintain a native signal throughout a routing switcher. In doing so, signal processing becomes a true manageable path device with better processing quality and higher operational flexibility. In this manner the ultra-reliability and signal integrity of any broadcast infrastructure is preserved.

Posted Nov 22 2013 (RMC-5036M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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New England School of Communications Case Study

New England School of Communications (NESCom), www.nescom.edu Based in Bangor, ME, NESCom offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Communications Technology, Media Studies, and Entertainment Production.

CHALLENGES: The need for a high-end video production switcher for its mobile production truck that offers a simple interface and quick learning curve to ready students for real-world applications

SOLUTION: Karrera Video Production Center

BENEFITS: The ability for students to learn basic, yet important, functions such as quick transitions within a short time frame in order to prepare them for careers in broadcasting and media production

Posted Nov 22 2013 (LPS-5053M) File Size: 530.7 KB

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Christian Church Casa De Dios Case Study

Christian Church Casa de Dios (House of God) is the largest and fastest growing house of worship in Guatemala. They selected Grass Valley® solutions to deliver high-quality programs to their audience and for the members of their congregation.

Posted Nov 19 2013 (CAM-5094M) File Size: 549.7 KB

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CommandCenter Solutions Brief

Grass Valley® has a long history and extensive experience developing control solutions. With this foundation, CommandCenter™ is the next logical step offering a comprehensive feature set and extensive functionality. In modern broadcast infrastructures, control solutions need to do more than just have control of signal paths and processing functions, they must also effectively manage broadcast workflows across multiple devices and instances. CommandCenter provides comprehensive tools to configure, control, monitor, and diagnose a wide range of broadcast infrastructure devices. This results in the ability to take total control over multiple and complex infrastructure tasks by creating custom views of specific workflows requiring support.

Posted Nov 18 2013 (RMC-5035M) File Size: 691.1 KB

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GV Edge System (formerly Smart Playout Center) Solution Data Sheet

Integrated playout from Grass Valley® enables playing out more channels with a similar or lower budget while gaining more control over operations. GV Edge™ combines years of experience in the industry with leading edge technology that runs on an optimized IT platform. Not only are the number of components reduced, but the real benefit is the fact that the end result is a system that was designed from the ground up to work together. This makes the solution more reliable and easier to maintain, delivering a clear payback on the overall investment.

Posted Nov 15 2013 (SDP-5090D-4) File Size: 3.9 MB

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Videorogues Richy Parkin/Keith Urban (Kayak HD) Case Study

Richy Parkin, director/owner, Videorogues videorogues.com — Directing live onstage video for the 2013 Keith Urban U.S. Tour

CHALLENGES: Delay between transitions

SOLUTION: Kayak HD 3 M/E video production switcher with Spektra enhancement

BENEFITS: Multiple macros, a quick response time, and versatility

Posted Nov 05 2013 (LPS-5052M) File Size: 540.6 KB

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Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA Case Study

Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA, Argentina Produces Automovilismo para Todos (Motorsport for Everyone) 42 weekends per year

CHALLENGES: A live production solution that can handle the demands of auto racing, including cable runs up to 1,800m (5,905 ft.)

SOLUTION: Grass Valley LDK 8000 and LDK 8300 Super SloMo cameras, K2 Dyno Replay Systems, and a Karrera Video Production Center switcher

BENEFITS: Superb imagery with slow-motion to capture the events and emotions of auto racing

Posted Nov 01 2013 (GV-5114M) File Size: 780.4 KB

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EDIUS for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors Application Note

Posted Oct 29 2013 (PRV-5139M-1) File Size: 4.5 MB

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XCU: The Next Generation of Camera Base Stations Application Note

With the 3G transmission systems—introduced in 2011/12—Grass Valley® offered the most powerful and flexible camera signal transmission solutions available at the time. The integration of 3G triax and 3G fiber into one single transmission solution solved many of the previous problems with camera signal transmissions. Independent from the cable type being used, any 1.5G and 3G production format became fully supported with the same feature set and with the same functionality. With the unique 3G Twin base station and the 3G field converter boxes, any mix of cables between the cameras and the base stations can be used—without any limitations.

At NAB 2013, Grass Valley introduced the XCU™ eXchangeable control unit (patent pending) in many different versions as the next generation of camera base stations that provide 3G transmission solutions.

This Application Note describes the development process, and focuses on how users can be assured that the unique cradle concept will survive under any practical circumstances.

Posted Oct 23 2013 (CAM-5093M) File Size: 1.5 MB

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Comparing Single-Speed and Dual-Speed Acquisition for Slow-Motion Replays Versus Triple-Speed Super Slow-Motion

Triple-speed super slow-motion acquisition delivers a completely different level of performance for slow-motion replays when compared to single-speed and dual-speed acquisition. The various approaches address different production requirements, and in many cases a combination of them are used during the same production. This document looks at the differences between the different types of slowmotion acquisition methods.

Posted Oct 22 2013 (CAM-5092M) File Size: 994.0 KB

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tvOne Case Study

From its new studio, tvOne broadcasts a mixture of news, sports, and entertainment, distributed via terrestrial TV service. Djatmiko S.A.S, manager of technical support at tvOne, intended to provide viewers a showcase of what tvOne can do in terms of producing the best programs for its growing audience. This meant installing the latest video production equipment, including six new Grass Valley® LDK 3000 HD cameras and a new Grass Valley Kayak™ 3 M/E HD production switcher.

Posted Sep 27 2013 (GV-5113M) File Size: 576.1 KB

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Wellen + Nöthen: Capturing the Sights and Sounds of Germany Case Study

CHALLENGES:
Delivering high-end hardware and software products for Wellen+Nöthen’s wide range of broadcast and media clients as well as instant replay systems for use on live events including concerts and sports
SOLUTION:
Several Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay Systems that enable Wellen+Nöthen to deliver high-quality instant replay systems to their growing pool of live production clients.

Posted Sep 22 2013 (SDP-5109M) File Size: 667.7 KB

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K2 Dyno – GVReports IBC 2013

A look at Grass Valley's K2 Dyno located on the stand at IBC 2013

Posted Sep 16 2013

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LDX Series Cameras – GVReports IBC 2013

A look at Grass Valley's LDX Camera Series located on the stand at IBC 2013

Posted Sep 15 2013

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Broadcast Infrastructure – GVReports IBC 2013

A look at Grass Valley's Broadcast Infrastructure solutions located on the stand at IBC 2013

Posted Sep 14 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: Overhead Projection (Scrim)

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — Overhead Projection (Scrim)

Posted Sep 13 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: Cameras

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — Cameras: Flexible, Extensible, Artistic

Posted Sep 13 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: Broadcast Infrastructure

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — Broadcast Infrastructure: Reliable, Scalable, Integrated

Posted Sep 13 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: Automated Production

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — Automated Production: Scalable, Integrated, Efficient

Posted Sep 13 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: GV Director Animation

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — GV Director Animation

Posted Sep 13 2013

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IBC 2013 Digital Signage: EDIUS 7 Animation

Grass Valley IBC 2013 Digital Signage — EDIUS 7 Animation

Posted Sep 13 2013

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Production Workflows – GVReports IBC 2013

A look at Grass Valley workflow solutions located on the stand at IBC 2013

Posted Sep 13 2013

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Enabling and Using ShareFlex Between Network Connected K2 Summit 3G Servers with K2 Dyno Replay Controllers Application Note

During broadcast productions, there is often the need to quickly and easily share clips, playlists, and record trains between Grass Valley® K2 Summit® media servers. There are setup procedures required that need to be followed with K2 Summit 3G media servers in combination with K2 Dyno® S Replay Controllers.

Posted Sep 13 2013 (SDP-5107M) File Size: 3.4 MB

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GV Edge (formerly Smart Playout Center) Frequently Asked Questions

Posted Sep 13 2013 (SDP-5096M-2) File Size: 713.4 KB

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TheFrank Aldana Case Study

A Journey of Peace with EDIUS and the world’s largest peace mural

TheFrank Aldana (yes, he refers to himself in the third person), his wife Tweet Aldana, and a host of volunteers took on photography and videography duties. This resulted in 9,454 pictures and 1,101 (more than 11 hours) of video clips, captured with just about every device imaginable in a multitude of formats.

With the ability to work natively with just about any kind of media you throw at it, Grass Valley® EDIUS® made the sheer volume of footage somewhat less daunting for Aldana.

Posted Sep 13 2013 (PRV-5186M) File Size: 523.3 KB

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EDIUS for Avid Editors Application Note

Based on Grass Valley® EDIUS® 7 and Avid Media Composer 7

Posted Sep 13 2013 (PRV-5104M) File Size: 3.0 MB

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GV Edge (formerly Smart Playout Center) Solution Brief

Posted Sep 05 2013 (SDP-5091M-1) File Size: 729.5 KB

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Products at End of Service in 2014

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Products at End of Service in 2013

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First Baptist Dallas — GV Spotlight

First Baptist Church of Dallas has rolled out a full HD production system to broadcast church services in high-definition (HD) under low-light conditions for domestic television, radio, and international web audiences. The system allows them to produce high-end program streams for image magnification, broadcast, and the Internet simultaneously. The solution features the latest Grass Valley production technologies, including nine LDK 8000 Elite series cameras and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher.

Posted Aug 27 2013

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Top Reasons To Buy GV Edge (formerly Smart Playout Center)

Posted Aug 27 2013 (SDP-5097M-1) File Size: 591.6 KB

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Raycom Media – GV360

Utilizing a common platform across its 50 owned and or operated outlets Raycom Media has nearly 900 seats of EDIUS, sharing content between adjacent markets and regions.

Using the efficient workflow of P2 acquisition and EDIUS editing in the field or by having Editors co-located with Producers back at the station Raycom is able to enable quick turn around the highest technology available to get their stores to air fast.

Posted Aug 12 2013

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K2 System - Ready for Nonlinear Media Production: QOS, Bandwidth, and File Compatibility in File-Based Workflows Application Note

What makes an efficient file-based media workflow? This application note looks at the challenges encountered in file-based media processing, and the approaches to make file-based workflows more efficient. The K2 system was designed from the ground up for file-based operations and offers capabilities unmatched by other media system vendors.

Posted Aug 09 2013 (SDP-5019M-1) File Size: 1.9 MB

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Top Reasons To Buy EDIUS 7 Nonlinear Editing Software

Posted Jul 19 2013 (PRV-5044M-5) File Size: 715.9 KB

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Thistle Communications (K2 Dyno and K2 Summit) Case Study

As Thistle Communications clients' expectations grew, they knew the days of tape playback and recording were over and that they had to provide an HD, file-based solution. In converting their senior mobile unit to offer a compact footprint that takes a cost-effective approach in delivering world-class HD video productions.

Thistle's senior HD production truck houses a rich mix of HD technology, including a Grass Valley® K2 Dyno® Replay System with a K2 Summit® media server—which filled the company's need for a dependable and fast-acting replay system for live sports productions.

Posted Jun 27 2013 (SDP-5105M) File Size: 534.8 KB

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ChannelFlex for the K2 Summit 3G/K2 Solo 3G Media Servers Application Note

The K2 Summit 3G is described as a four-channel media server, the K2 Solo 3G as a two-channel media server. But users were looking at the back panel and wondering why there were a lot more connectors than there were channels. The answer is ChannelFlex, which introduces the concept of streams, where a single channel might involve multiple streams of video, for video plus key, 3D, Super Slo-Mo, or ISO camera recording.

Posted Jun 27 2013 (SDP-5035M-1) File Size: 5.4 MB

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Grass Shoots – LDX Series

Posted Jun 26 2013 (Grass Shoots LDX)

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A detailed look at the nonlinear live production capabilities of GV Director.

A 9-part tutorial providing a detailed look at the nonlinear live production capabilities of GV Director.
     1. Introduction - GV Director
     2. Production Elements - GV Director
     3. Video Mixing - GV Director
     4. Effects and Graphics - GV Director
     5. Playback - GV Director
     6. Stage Preview - GV Director
     7. Stage Compositing - GV Director
     8. Event List - GV Director
     9. Composer - GV Director


Posted Jun 25 2013 (GV DirectrorTutorial)

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Grass Shoots – GV STRATUS

A look at GV STRATUS Nonlinear Production Tools.

Posted Jun 25 2013

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Grass Shoots – K2 Dyno Replay System

Posted Jun 25 2013

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GV Director Grass Shoots

A look at GV Director, an integrated nonlinear live production solution that puts creativity before technology.

Posted Jun 25 2013 (GV Director Grass Shoots)

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Maestro Master Control Data Sheet

The Maestro master control platform is designed to meet your needs today and into the future. Upgrading from standard-definition to high-definition (SD to HD) or adding new features never involves replacing the Maestro system’s main board. The Channel Branding option helps you to present and preserve your brand in today’s competitive broadcast marketplace.

Posted Jun 25 2013 (RMC-5002D-5) File Size: 1.4 MB

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WENY-HD (Kayak HD) Case Study

For smaller, local television stations such as WENY-HD in the Elmira, New York DMA (market 174), serving the central and western Twin Tiers of upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania, the importance of delivering the highest possible image quality and news content is paramount to winning the ratings battle in an extremely competitive TV market. The ability to offer HD services to viewers plays an important role in enabling stations like WENY-HD to stand out from its competitors.

After assessing the production switchers on the market, Lilly Broadcasting chose the Grass Valley® Kayak™ 1 M/E HD digital production switcher and a series of GeckoFlex™ modular technologies to help enable the transformation of WENY-TV to WENY-HD.

Posted Jun 24 2013 (LPS-5050M) File Size: 504.5 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy Maestro Master Control

Posted Jun 21 2013 (RMC-5032M) File Size: 562.9 KB

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STORM 3G: 3G-SDI Editing with HDMI Monitoring Output Data Sheet

Grass Valley® STORM™ 3G is designed for video professionals who want one solution for both SDI-based editing and tapeless workflows, with the capability to preview their projects on affordable HDMI monitors.

Posted Jun 21 2013 (PRV-4096D-5) File Size: 552.0 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy The Ignite Automated Production System

Posted Jun 03 2013 (LPS-5003M-2) File Size: 629.4 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy Apex Plus Digital Audio Routing Switcher

Posted Jun 02 2013 (RMC-5028M-1) File Size: 755.8 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy the Trinix NXT Multiviewer

Posted Jun 02 2013 (RMC-5028M-1) File Size: 990.3 KB

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Top Reasons To Buy the Trinix NXT Digital Video Routing Switcher

Posted Jun 02 2013 (RMC-5014M-1) File Size: 523.5 KB

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First Baptist Dallas Case Study

First Baptist Church of Dallas has rolled out a full HD production system to broadcast church services in high-definition (HD) under low-light conditions for domestic television, radio, and international web audiences. The system allows them to produce high-end program streams for image magnification, broadcast, and the Internet simultaneously. The solution features the latest Grass Valley production technologies, including nine LDK 8000 Elite series cameras and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher.

Posted May 28 2013 (GV-5112M) File Size: 444.2 KB

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Lyon Video Road Testing the New LDX Series Camera at Sebring International Raceway Case Study

The new Grass Valley® LDX Series™ of software upgradable cameras were road tested during the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring—part of the American Le Mans Series of Formula One racing—held March 2013 at the Sebring International Raceway in Florida. Veteran mobile production company Lyon Video, based in Columbus, Ohio, used a dozen of the new top-of-the-line LDX WorldCam™ cameras. SPEED, owned by Fox Sports, was televising and streaming the race live to Formula One racing fans around the world.

Posted Apr 17 2013 (CAM-5090M-1) File Size: 606.6 KB

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Grass Valley Workflows – GVReports NAB 2013

A look at Grass Valley workflow solutions located on the booth at NAB 2013

Posted Apr 16 2013

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GV Director – GVReports NAB 2013

GV Director brings a new understanding to live production workflows.

Posted Apr 16 2013

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LDX Series – GVReports NAB 2013

With the LDX Series, it's all about flexibility. With the ability to upgrade cameras to the next level of production format flexibility in the range--on a weekly, monthly, or perpetual basis--the camera you need can always be the camera that you have…

Posted Apr 10 2013

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Frank Ladner – "Hickory Never Bleeds" Case Study

As most independent filmmakers will tell you, technology should not get in the way of creativity. It should cost-effectively help the process in a highly transparent way. Frank Ladner said he came to use EDIUS in a very accidental way. He was looking for a stable system after years of frustration using other systems. He got a free 30-day demo version of EDIUS, was easily able to put together a music video with it, and was quite impressed with its features and speed. He soon purchased a full version for his new project.

Posted Apr 05 2013 (PRV-5186M) File Size: 546.1 KB

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K2 Dyno Solutions Brief

Posted Mar 29 2013 (SDP-5013M) File Size: 802.3 KB

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LDK 8000 Elite Multi-Format High-Definition Production Camera Data Sheet

Posted Mar 28 2013 (CAM-4033D-8) File Size: 2.3 MB

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The Integration of Graphics in Smart Playout Center Application Note

An integrated playout system must include advanced graphics management and delivery. Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™ provides advanced tools for a complete graphics workflow with Channel Composer™. The information provided here guides users through an innovative approach to creating sophisticated on-air channel looks that seamlessly integrate with media asset management and playout.

Posted Mar 08 2013 (SDP-5101M) File Size: 1.4 MB

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Applying Superior Performance 3 Gb/s in a Practical Manner White Paper

Signal infrastructure that is installed today must be ready for 3 Gb/s transport, even if there are no immediate plans to exploit it for rates above 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI. However, the data rate increase from 1.5 Gb/s to 3 Gb/s has created some technical challenges that must be overcome for signal infrastructure investments to retain their value over the long term.

Posted Mar 08 2013 (RMC-4030M) File Size: 1.4 MB

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Game Creek Video – GV Spotlight

GV Spotlight on Game Creek Video at Super Bowl Week in New Orleans (Super Bowl XLVII), where they served NFL Network, ESPN, and CBS with a total of 14 trucks. Hear from Game Creek Video President Pat Sullivan and Glenn R. Adamo, VP of Media Operations for the NFL on their collaboration and the role that Grass Valley switchers play.

Posted Mar 07 2013

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New Trends and Implementations in Imaging Technology for the Future of Live Production White Paper

Xensium-FT Imagers, Third-Generation Transmission Solutions, and LDX Series™ Camera Systems

With ever-increasing momentum, image acquisition for broadcast must adapt to new requirements for supporting signal formats. These include having to support live event progressive formats, increasing number of cameras, and increasing distances between cameras and control points.

Delivering exceptional image acquisition solutions, Grass Valley® offers Xensium-FT imagers with the only lossless 1080p imaging that maintains full sensitivity. Grass Valley 3G Transmission systems are the most flexible and future-proof transmission solutions available that also offer direct integration with third-party long distance transmission systems.

Posted Mar 01 2013 (CAM-4088M-1) File Size: 2.7 MB

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Viacom International Media Networks Case Study

When Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) needed a reliable playout solution to handle the rapidly expanding channel count at its two main distribution facilities in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and London, they chose the Smart Playout Center™—an automated, multichannel, integrated playout system from Grass Valley®.

Posted Feb 26 2013 (SDP-5092M) File Size: 367.5 KB

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Subtitling Solutions Using the Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™

An integrated playout system that consolidates infrastructure and functionality permits broadcasters and playout providers to increase channel count both easily and cost-effectively. However, any reduction in performance, reliability, or capabilities is not acceptable. Subtitling is one of the capabilities that are often a critical component of an automated playout solution. Introduction of a fully filebased, truly integrated subtitling system into a playout environment brings obvious benefits.

Posted Feb 22 2013 (SDP-4094M) File Size: 1.1 MB

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Transferring Media Between K2 Summit 3G Media Server Systems with the K2 Dyno S Replay Controller in Live Replay Environments Application Note

During live productions, there is often the need to quickly and easily share media. To facilitate this, there are setup procedures that need to be followed with Grass Valley® K2 Summit® 3G media servers in combination with K2 Dyno® S Replay Controllers.

Posted Feb 22 2013 (SDP-4093M) File Size: 3.2 MB

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Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorials

A multi-part series of operational tutorials on the Grass Valley® Kayenne® Video Production Centers and Karrera® Video Production Centers where up will learn about transition panes, keyer controls, and E-MEM basics.
      1. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Transition Panel
      2. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Keyer Controls
      3. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Intro
      4. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial – E-MEM Getting Started
      5. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Sequences
      6. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Master E-MEM Levels
      7. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial – E-MEM Timelines
      8. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Multi Level Timelines
      9. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Sub Levels
      10. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Path Control


Posted Feb 07 2013 (Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorials)

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Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorials

A multi-part series of configuration tutorials on the Grass Valley® Kayenne® Video Production Centers and Karrera® Video Production Centers where up will learn the basics of configurations settings, source control, file operations, and more.
     1. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - System Startup
     2. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Suites Setup
     3. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - System Video Settings
     4. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Source Definition
     5. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Output Definition
     6. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Button Mapping
     7. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - File Operations
     8. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Ports and Devices
     9. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Device Control
     10. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Clip Store Configuration
     11. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Examining Frame Logs


Posted Feb 07 2013 (Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorials)

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Channel Composer Tutorial

A 9-part tutorial on the using the available as a software option Channel Composer™ to deliver the on-air look for the Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™.
      1. Creating a Play Clip Template and Format
      2. Creating a Logo Bug Template and Format
      3. Creating a 3D Picture-in-Picture Template and Format
      4. Creating a Ticker Template and Format
      5. Creating a Cliptitle Template and Format
      6. Creating a Cliptitle Wipe Template and Format
      7. Creating a 3D picture-in-picture Template and Format
      8. Working with Controllers
      9. Creating a Dynamic Textbox Template


Posted Feb 04 2013 (Channel Composer Tutorial)

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NTV-PLUS Using Grass Valley integrated production infrastructure for high-pressure, mission-critical performance at the London Summer Games Case Study

Leading Russian satellite broadcaster NTV-Plus was planning comprehensive coverage of a number of major sporting events from London in 2012. After reviewing the broad range of international and domestic options, and analyzing the pros and cons, Kolesnikov and his team selected the Grass Valley solution, based on the GV STRATUS® Media Workflow Application Framework.

The GV STRATUS system serves as the heart of an integrated production, post, and distribution system, as NTV-Plus continues to update its operations

Posted Jan 31 2013 (SDP-4087M) File Size: 715.5 KB

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EyeCatcher EC 270 2.7-Inch Color LCD Ocular Viewfinder Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4085D-1) File Size: 741.3 KB

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LDK 4427 3G Fiber Camera To 3G Triax Converter Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4077D-1) File Size: 460.6 KB

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LDK 4426 3G Triax Camera to 3G Fiber Converter Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4069D-3) File Size: 594.0 KB

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LDK 4425 3G Fiber Power Converter Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4068D-3) File Size: 597.0 KB

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LDK 4420 3G Twin Base Station Dual Triax/Fiber Camera Transmission System Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4066D-2) File Size: 710.2 KB

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RefleX SuperXpander (LDK 4475) Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4065D-1) File Size: 594.4 KB

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3G Fiber Camera Transmission Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4063D-2) File Size: 669.3 KB

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3G Triax Camera Transmission Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4062D-2) File Size: 773.1 KB

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LDK 5307 7-Inch HD LCD Viewfinder Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4059D-5) File Size: 774.6 KB

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LDK 4502 HD Triax Base Station for LDK 4000 Elite LDK 8000 Elite Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4050D-3) File Size: 616.0 KB

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C2IP Camera Control System Flexible Ethernet Camera Control Data Sheet

Posted Jan 31 2013 (CAM-4004D-5) File Size: 646.8 KB

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In-Depth with the K2 Dyno S Replay System

A 13-part tutorial on the Grass Valley® K2 Dyno® S Replay System, that can make your production workflows faster, more streamlined, and much more powerful. It's the result of connecting real-world operators and highly skilled media server designers & developers. Hosted by Olaf Bahr, Product Manager of the K2 Dyno and a replay operator for more than 20 years.
     1. Introduction - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     2. Getting Started - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     3. Replays - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     4. Highlights - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     5. Marks - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     6. Playlists - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     7. Library - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     8. Search - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     9. Configure - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     10. Tips - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     11. AppCenter - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     12. Powerscreen - K2 Dyno S Replay System
     13. Favorites - K2 Dyno S Replay System


Posted Jan 28 2013 (Dyno S Tutorial)

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Mobile TV Group – GV Spotlight

GV Spotlight on the Mobile TV Group with General Manager Phillip Garvin. MTVG has 26 trucks (with two more under construction) and uses the best cameras they can find: Grass Valley® LDK and the new LDX Series™ (with the Xensium-FT CMOS imager). MTVG also relies on the Kayenne® Video Production Center switcher for dual-feed productions with multiple control panels. At the heart of MTVG's large trucks are the Trinix® NXT multiformat routers. Their new trucks will be triple-feed trucks that can handle three feeds of the same event simultaneously, based on an 8 M/E Kayenne with K-Frame™ switcher.

Posted Jan 24 2013

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Telegenic, UK: Grass Valley support for Sky Sports coverage of the Ryder Cup Case Study

The 39th Ryder Cup Matches would also be captured in 3D. To make sure that the 3D broadcast had the same level of production quality as the 2D broadcast, producers used a Grass Valley K2 Dyno® Replay System with a K2 Summit media server to instantly QA the 3D footage.

Posted Jan 15 2013 (SDP-4083M) File Size: 686.7 KB

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Protection and Redundancy for Routing Switchers Application Note

The impact of routing switcher failures can be significant. This document details various technologies and implementations that are used to minimize the possibility of such failures.

Posted Jan 15 2013 (RMC-4029M) File Size: 761.1 KB

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Windows 8 Compatibility for Grass Valley® ADVC® Products, EDIUS®, and Related Products: A status report on Grass Valley product compatibility with Windows 8 Application Note

Posted Dec 17 2012 (PRV-4078M-2) File Size: 488.5 KB

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Implementing Playback Delay Across Multiple Sites with Dramatic Cost Reduction and Simplification Application Note

An efficient time-slip implementation can offer a cost-effective solution to enhance the viewer experience at remote sites.

Posted Dec 07 2012 (SDP-4086M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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Using the Kayenne 4.5 M/E for “5D” Production Application Notes

A single Kayenne Video Production Center switcher can provide a complete solution for simultaneously producing a show in 2D and 3D.

Posted Dec 03 2012 (LPS-4045M) File Size: 478.9 KB

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EDIT Lock: Protecting GV STRATUS Assets Being Used in EDIUS Application Note

EDIT Lock protects assets being used in EDIUS from being accidentally erased from within GV STRATUS.

Posted Nov 26 2012 (PRV-4173M) File Size: 724.7 KB

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Live Event Playback Application Note

The Advantages of Professional Solutions Versus General-Purpose Computers and Software for Live Event Playback in Various Professional Environments

Posted Nov 26 2012 (GV-4110M) File Size: 1.3 MB

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Delivering Channels to Second Screens with Smart Playout Center Application Note

Posted Nov 09 2012 (MPS-4014M) File Size: 948.8 KB

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EDIUS Neo 3.5 FAQ

Posted Nov 02 2012 (PRV-4172M) File Size: 494.8 KB

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Frogman Productions: Bringing Speed and Sophistication to Small Projects Case Study

Posted Nov 02 2012 (PRV-4171M) File Size: 578.0 KB

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Bruce Austin: Veteran Filmmaker Finds New Efficiencies for 3D with EDIUS Case Study

Posted Nov 02 2012 (PRV-4169M) File Size: 708.1 KB

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EDIUS Neo 3.5 Create Anything Data Sheet

Posted Oct 19 2012 (PRV-4168D-1) File Size: 514.8 KB

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EDIUS Express 1.0 Enjoy Editing Data Sheet

Posted Oct 19 2012 (PRV-4167D-1) File Size: 674.7 KB

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EDIUS 6.52 Third-Party Plug-in Compatibility List

Posted Oct 18 2012 (PRV-4123M-4) File Size: 557.4 KB

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K2 Dyno Replay System Brochure

Posted Oct 17 2012 (SDP-4028M-3) File Size: 4.2 MB

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LDX Series™ Cameras with Xensium-FT Imagers: A Superior Replacement for CCD Technology White Paper

Posted Oct 15 2012 (CAM-4086M) File Size: 1.2 MB

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Māori Television – GV360

Māori Television in New Zealand needed to rebuild its infrastructure while remaining on-air. Grass Valley worked with Maori Television to design and implement a complete file-based service-oriented architecture.

Posted Oct 11 2012

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SES Platform Services Turnkey Distribution with Grass Valley Integrated Playout Solution Case Study

As an experienced multichannel service provider, SES Platform Services GmbH (formerly ASTRA Platform Services, a division of SES) has built a thriving business helping content owners distribute their programs across Europe. Based on its success in Europe, SES has been expanding its activities worldwide.

SES uses the Nexus integrated playout, Cobalt automation, and PTS scheduling software for many of the playout services it offers: starting from an entry level Playout Basic up to its high-end Playout Pro solution. Grass Valley has taken the Nexus technology and enhanced it with new features in the K2 Edge Integrated Playout System.

Posted Sep 27 2012 (MPS-4010M-2) File Size: 680.2 KB

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