Kaleido-IP
IP Video Multiviewer

The Kaleido-IP Video Multiviewer offers the most simultaneous video and audio program decodes in the industry, including MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2 (H.263) and part 10 (H.264/AVC), HE-AAC v1 & v2, AAC, DD 2.0, DD 5.1 and DD+. For easy ordering and installation, the Kaleido-IP is available as an appliance with 2 different models to choose to meet your performance requirements.

For scalable, space-saving and easy-to-manage installations requiring multiple multiviewers, the Kaleido-IP VM version offers all the benefits of virtualization in an easy to deploy virtual image (OVA file). Possessing superior layout flexibility and remarkably easy to use, Kaleido-IP monitors local and remote DVB IP streams, either in single or multiprogram transport stream formats , as well as OTT streams such as HLS. Unique cluster feature supports combining of multiple units to support the very largest monitoring requirements.

 

Kaleido-IP Insights & Highlights
Industry leading audio/video decoding
  • Leads the industry in offering the highest number of simultaneous video and audio program decodes
  • OTT, camera and web monitoring of HLS, RTSP and RTMP streaming formats
  • Wide range of video and audio CODECs: MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2 (H.263) and part 10 (H.264/AVC), HE-AAC v1 & v2, AAC, DD 2.0, DD 5.1, DD+, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 audio
  • Unlimited number of audio decode (stereo and 5.1) per program
  • Dual independent HDMI outputs with audio monitoring with Kaleido-IP X110 and X310
  • Dual IP streaming output with audio with Kaleido-IP X110 and X310, single IP streaming output per Kaleido-IP VM instance
Fully scalable, integrated IP and Baseband video monitoring
  • Baseband and IP sources can be monitored together, on one or more displays, by integrating Kaleido-IP with Kaleido multiviewers
  • Can be integrated with other Kaleido multiviewers using Cluster feature for seamless operation across multiple monitors
  • Provides integrated monitoring platform with iControl for SNMP-based facility monitoring and control
Superior layout flexibility and ease of use
  • Any of the video streams can be displayed, multiple times, at different resolutions and sizes up to full screen, on the multiviewer outputs
  • Flexible multilanguage DVB subtitling monitoring
  • Simple and flexible layout creation with powerful XEdit layout editor, which can be used across all models of Kaleido processors
  • Fast and easy on-screen mouse control
Advanced signal quality probing and alarming
  • Performs detection and alarms on video and audio faults, including freeze, black and silence
  • Monitors closed captioning, Teletext subtitles, DVB subtitling and XDS metadata extraction and alarming
  • Displays SCTE35 ad-insertion cues and alarms on missing events
  • Performs loudness monitoring
  • Provides built in DVB TR 101 290 P1 and P2 transport stream probing
Local and remote IP video monitoring
  • Monitoring of local and remote IP multicast streams, either in single or multiprogram transport stream formats
  • Side-by-side monitoring of core program streams alongside video/audio proxies generated by Grass Valley's signal processors
Robust platform (Kaleido-IP X110 and X310)
  • High power Linux OS platform
  • 1 RU frame with redundant power supplies
  • Up to 6 GigE ports (Kaleido-IP X310)
  • GPI I/O support via Grass Valley's Densité GPI-1501
Additional input formats
  • ASI and RF via Grass Valley's Densité IRG-3401 and IRD-3802/3811
  • Set-top box monitoring via EdgeVision streaming output
IP Inputs
  • KIP-X310 physical:
    • 4 Gb Ethernet with RJ45 connector (mgmt and data)
    • 2 additional data Gb Ethernet with RJ45 connector (optional)
  • KIP-X110 physical: 4 Gb Ethernet with RJ45 connector (mgmt and data)
  • Transport: MPEG transport streams over UDP or RTP Multicast/Unicast
  • IGMPv3 SSM/SFM
  • Multi Program Transport Streams (MPTS)
  • Single Program Transport Streams (SPTS)
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
  • Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP/H.264)
Other Input Formats
  • ASI: Densité IRD-3802 (optional)
  • ATSC RF: Densité IRD-3811-VQ (optional)
  • DVB-S/S2 RF: Densité IRD-3811-DVB-S2 (optional)
  • Set-top box: EdgeVision (optional)
Video Decoders
  • Standard: MPEG-2
  • MPEG-4 Part 2 H.263
  • MPEG-4 Part 10 H.264/AVC (ITU-T H.264)
  • Chroma format: 4:2:0 and 4:2:2
  • KIP-X310 performance: Concurrent decoding of 128 SD MPEG-2 or, 64 HD MPEG-2, or 64 SD H.264 or 32 HD H.264 video programs
  • KIP-X110 performance: Concurrent decoding of 48 SD MPEG-2 or, 24 HD MPEG-2, or 24 SD H.264 or 12 HD H.264 video programs
  • KIP-VM performance: Depends on host specifications. Example: Concurrent decoding of 24HD H.264 video programs on a dual Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
Audio Decoders
  • Standard: MPEG-1 layer 1
  • MPEG-1 layer 2
  • MPEG-2 layer 1
  • MPEG-2 layer 2
  • Dolby Digital AC-3 (optional)
  • Dolby Digital Plus EAC-3 (optional)
  • AAC and HE-AAC (optional)
Video Display Outputs (KIP-X110 and KIP-X310)
  • Two (2) independently configurable and operable display outputs
  • Connectors: HDMI or Display Port
  • Standard: Display Port 1.2, HDMI 1.4a
  • Resolution: Up to 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
Physical (KIP-X110 and KIP-X310)
  • Height: 43 mm (1.7 in.) 1 RU
  • Width: 437 mm (17.2 in.)
  • Depth: 710 mm (28 in.)
  • Weight: 12.7 kg (28 lbs.)
  • Power supply: 750W (1+1) hot swappable, redundant power supply, 10-4A
  • Nominal power:
    • KIP-310: 550W
    • KIP-110: 200 W
  • AC: 100-240 V, 60-50 Hz
  • Operating temperature: 10-35° C (50-95° F)
Operational and Configuration
  • On-screen control: KALEIDO-RCP2 (optional)
  • Source and layout configuration: XEdit
  • Alarms management: iControl (optional)
Display Output Extender via Fiber Optic
  • Device: DXF-200 (optional)
  • Distance: 1 km (3,280 ft.)
  • Fiber optic cable: Multimode 50 or 62.5/125 SC
  • Connector: SC
Remote Video Display Output via Streaming
  • Formats:
    • MPEG Transport stream over Unicast or Multicast
    • RTSP
KIP-X310 Kaleido-IP X310 multi-image IP processor. Ultimate processing performance for up to 64 HD or 128 SD MPEG-2 program decodes. Includes 2 independent DVI/HDMI/DP outputs, 4 GigE ports, redundant power supply, 1 RU frame and 8 SD video program decode license
KIP-X110 Kaleido-IP X110 multi-image IP processor. Advanced processing performance for up to 16 HD or 48 SD MPEG-2 video program. Includes 2 independent DVI/HDMI/DP outputs, 4 GigE ports, redundant power supply, 1 RU frame and 4 SD video program decode licenses
KIP-OPT-STREAMING-OUT License for remote streaming of the multiviewer outputs over IP
KIP-VM Virtual Kaleido-IP license. Provides a single multiviewer output over IP streaming. Decode and probing licenses not included
KIP-VM16, KIP-VM24, KIP-VM32, KIP-VM48, KIP-VM64
Virtual Kaleido-IP license. Includes 16, 24, 32, 48 or 64 HD/SD video decode licenses with audio/video baseband probing and caption/subtitle extraction (CC 608/708, TXT/DVB subtitling). Provides a single multiviewer output over IP streaming. Audio DD or AAC licenses not included
Note: KIP-VM is currently only supported onto VMWare hypervisor software
Video decode licenses
KIP-OPT-DEC-SD Additional decode license for a single SD MPEG-2 or H.264 video program
KIP-OPT-DEC-HD Decode license for a single HD MPEG-2 or H.264 video program
KIP-OPT-DEC-SDPRO Decode license for a single HD MEPG-2 or H.264 professional video (4:2:2) program
KIP-OPT-DEC-HDPRO Decode license for a single SD MEPG-2 or H.264 professional video (4:2:2) program
KIP-OPT-DEC-LR Decode license for a single low resolution HLS video program
Audio decode licenses
KIP-OPT-DEC-DD-5.1 Decode license for a single Dolby Digital 5.1 (AC-3) program
KIP-OPT-DEC-DD-2.0 Decode license for a single Dolby Digital stereo (AC-3) program
KIP-OPT-DEC-AAC-5.1 Decode license for a single Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) 5.1 program
KIP-OPT-DEC-AAC-2.0 Decode license for a single Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) 2.0 program
Probing licenses
KIP-OPT-AV-PROBE Baseband probing license for a single program (black, freeze, silence)
KIP-OPT-AUD-PROBE Baseband probing license for a single radio program (audio only) (silence and overload)
KIP-OPT-CSX Metadata extraction license for a single video program (CC 608/708, WST)
KIP-OPT-LOUDNESS Loudness level measurement for a single audio program
KIP-OPT-SCTE-35 SCTE35 metadata extraction and alarming license for a single program
KIP-OPT-TS-PROBE TR 101 290 DVB transport stream probing option for priority 1 and priority 2 indicators. One license per Kaleido-IP. Note: Indicator 2.4 is not supported.
Hardware options
KIP-OPT-ETH-2B Option for 2 extra GigE RJ45 ports. Available only on KIP-X310 frame
KIP-PSU-003 Spare power supply for KIP-X110 and KIP-X310 frame
KALEIDO-RCP2 Ethernet remote control panel and KM gateway
KRCP-RK2 Kaleido-RCP2 rack mount bracket
DXF-200-C DVI/HDMI optical extension system with cables for HDMI devices with no lock
DXF-200-PSU DXF-200 power supply (1 x sub-module), two are required for each optical extension system
DXF-TRAY 8 DXF-200 Tx or Rx module tray with redundant PSU

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