Vertigo XG
Advanced HD/SD Graphics Processor

The Vertigo XG processor is ideal for the most advanced, data-driven channel branding and promo graphics, including in-show promos and program junction promos. This single/dual channel graphics processor has the processing performance for dynamic and prerendered graphics. It provides multilevel character generation, animation/still and clip playout, as well as dual DVEs and audio mixing. An optional Twitter graphics and channel branding solution is available for U.S. customers for enhanced viewer interaction with programming.

Multilevel character generation
  • A powerful, HD/SD character generator allows the playout of virtually unlimited layers of animated and dynamically updated text
  • SD output as NTSC or PAL, HD output as 1080i, 720p or 480p
  • VANC + VBI extraction processing and insertion, or VAnc/VBI pass-through
Clips, animations and stills
  • Storage for up to 400 hours of video/audio clips, with simultaneous playout of multiple clips
  • Playout of an almost unlimited number of layers of animated and still graphics for the most advanced branding and promotional effects
  • Integration with Vertigo Suite for productive graphics workflows
Strong data interfacing
  • When combined with the Vertigo Suite graphics automation, Vertigo XG offers the most advanced data-interfacing capabilities for even the most complex graphics, such as business news, sports results and elections
Effective automated and manual control
  • Full automation control is performed by serial, Ethernet and GPI automation commands. Manual control is offered by the Branding Panel and Xpanel GUI
Easy configuration and robust performance
  • Robust broadcast architecture with video bypass, redundant power, RAID storage, hot-swappable fans and drives
  • Embedded O/S
  • Easy configuration using web server
Streamlined workflow with Vertigo Suite
  • Full integration with the Vertigo Suite graphics automation for highly productive channel branding and promotional graphics workflows
Dual or single channel operation
  • Two versions are available for single or dual channel operation (with fully independent graphics capabilities on each output, making it ideal for dual-casting):
  • Single channel (Vx-Vertigo-XG-21-e):
    • Dual program inputs
    • Single program output
    • Fully redundant PSUs (3)
    • Embedded audio processing plus up to 4 AES inputs/8 AES outputs
    • 1 TB RAID-1 storage (2x 1 TB mirrored), upgradable to 2 TB
  • Dual channel (Vx-Vertigo-XG-22-e):
    • Dual program inputs
    • Dual fill and key outputs
    • Fully redundant PSUs (3)
    • Embedded audio processing plus up to 8 AES inputs/16 AES outputs
    • 1 TB RAID-1 storage (2x 1 TB mirrored), upgradable to 2 TB
  • Audio supported at 16, 20 and 24-bit depths at 48 kHz
VX-Vertigo-XG21-e Vertigo XG single channel graphics engine (2 In, 1 Out), 3 RU
VX-Vertigo-XG22-e Vertigo XG dual channel graphics engine (2 In, 2 Out), 3 RU
Options
VX-RS422-e 2 port RS-422/485 card
VX-Audio-e Discrete audio
VX-GPI-8-e GPI card
VX-TC-e Timecode card
VX-ClipPlayer Clip player
Grass Valley/Quest on-screen Twitter graphics and channel branding solution*
Vx-Vertigo-Quest-BDL Twitter and channel branding graphics solution
Key solution options
Vx-Preview-FX Software CG option for Xstudio (to preview Tweet rendering)
Vx-Studio-Pro-Standalone Advanced authoring tool
*Available in U.S. only

Vertigo XG: Advanced HD/SD Graphics Processor Datasheet

Promote your brand and efficiently deliver your channels.

The Vertigo XG processor is ideal for the most advanced, data-driven channel branding and promo graphics, including in-show promos and program junction promos. This single/dual channel graphics processor has the processing performance for dynamic and prerendered graphics.

Posted Nov 19 2015 (GVB-1-0196C-EN-DS) File Size: 1.9 MB

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