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A Full Set of Production Tools in One Application

Unleash Your Creativity and Stay Ahead of the Pack

Exceptional, highly creative content starts with an efficient, flexible workflow.

To stay competitive, industry professionals (like you) must find a way to better manage entertainment, on-air operations, and news production media workflows. But, it's not considered a "solution" if it breaks the bank or interrupts day-to-day operations.

That's why Grass Valley® built the next generation of nonlinear production software tools. GV STRATUS® is the most complete and versatile application environment for nonlinear media production—designed for simplicity, flexibility and efficiency.

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Produce smarter: GV STRATUS nonlinear media production tools are housed in a single application, giving you more bang for your buck (or Euro or Pound). Because GV STRATUS's task-driven tools operate in a variety of environments, and can be specifically tailored for each user's job function, you'll increase efficiencies and enable more effective collaboration throughout the entire production lifecycle.

Increase flexibility: Not only do you need to improve operations today, you must ensure flexibility for future growth. With GV STRATUS's versatile file delivery options, you'll produce "create once, publish everywhere" workflows, allowing you to capture new revenue stream potential as opportunities emerge.

Support your environment, support your team: When you partner with Grass Valley Professional Services, you're backed by a team of broadcast and technology experts who've earned 18 Technical Emmy® Awards. We help broadcasters custom design and deploy advanced workflow processes. With 24/7/365 Global Support, you'll ensure successful implementation and have the flexibility you need to change as your business evolves.

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STRATUS Interactive Presentation

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  • Complete and adaptable production workflows—media production tools to assist ingest, editing, content aggregation, logging, transfer, and playout:
    • Manage assets by configuring bins/folders to best suit particular workflows
    • High-resolution or proxy access to shared storage content
    • Create custom panels for logging assets live or post event
    • Prepare and publish assets to digital media platforms
    • Assignment list tools with linkage to NRCS and Aurora™ Playout
    • User-friendly operations of K2 system channels
    • Feed ingest scheduler with read-only mode for non-ingest operators
    • Live streaming proxy monitoring of input and output of K2 channels
    • Efficiently assemble and edit playlists
    • Populate and ingest files from multiple removable media devices
    • Send messages and attachments between multiple GV STRATUS users
    • Play assets and add markers and keywords
    • Storyboard editing with instant on-air playback
    • Play clips or ingest events in full-resolution or proxy
    • Review, create, and add metadata
    • Intuitive navigator panel to explore assets, devices, and tools
    • Manage transfer, import, and export of files
    • Import/export QuickTime, MXF, and GXF files
  • End-to-end low-resolution workflows with integrated industry-leading EDIUS XS low-resolution editor for fast turn-around of content
  • User workspace management—configure preferences and recall individual user interface built for each task
  • Monitor storage capacity/channel status on K2 system
  • Rules engine foundation enables auto-rule actions to automate workflow tasks
  • Choice of mainstream craft editors: Grass Valley EDIUS, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere, and Avid Media Composer
  • WAN-based workflows that enable multisite media processing from GV STRATUS clients across distributed facilities and from remote field locations
  • RESTful API available to third parties for new tool/application development—support of licensing and support agreements with selected partners and system integrators
  • Professional Services expertise to provide workflow consulting and manage deployments and commissioning
GV STRATUS Low-Resolution Desktop Client System Requirements
  • Intel Core i3 -2120 3.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB 7,200 RPM system drive, CD-ROM drive, DirectX 9 compatible
  • Integrated or discrete HD  graphics with 256 MB of memory minimum
  • Single Ethernet 1000 Base-T network interface
  • Windows 7 (32/64-bit)

GV STRATUS High-Resolution Desktop Client System Requirements
  • Two Intel Xeon 5410 Quad Core 2.33 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 100 GB 7,200 RPM system drive, CD-ROM drive, DirectX 10 compatible
  • Integrated or discrete HD graphics card with 512 MB of memory minimum
  • Dual Ethernet 1000 Base-T network interface or Single Ethernet 100 Base-T + Fiber Channel interface
  • Windows 7 (64-bit)

System Features
  • MPEG-4 part 2 up to 1.5 Mb/s proxy encoding (1 video + 8 audio tracks)

For a complete list of specifications, please refer to the Grass Valley STRATUS data sheet.
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August 19, 2014
MONTREAL, August 19, 2014 — Visitors to Stand C07/D08 at SET Expo will see how the new Grass Valley, a Belden brand, delivers the right solutions, expertise, and service to meet the needs of broadcasters, content owners and service providers, today and in the future. Following the merger earlier this year of Grass Valley and Miranda, Grass Valley now offers the broadest portfolio of workflow technologies and solutions covering acquisition through delivery.
July 8, 2014
MONTREAL, July 8, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will make its European debut at IBC 2014, (September 12-16 at RAI, Amsterdam), exhibiting in Hall 1, Stand D11. The company will demonstrate how it is leading broadcasters and media companies through the challenges they face today, and will face tomorrow, with fully integrated, Future-Ready solutions, services and support. The new Grass Valley officially launched in April 2014 as a result of Belden Inc.'s investment of more than $1 billion in the broadcast market over the past two years, including the acquisitions, and subsequent merger, of Miranda and Grass Valley.

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.

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