Live Production

Grass Valley is the only company that offers an end-to-end portfolio of live production solutions — including cameras, switchers, routers, servers, multiviewers and editors. We can support 4K workflows and have demonstrated a unique 4K camera solution designed for the creativity required by live productions.

In addition to being future-ready, all our solutions are designed with flexibility and productivity in mind. Our LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) ultra-slow-motion camera system provides instant time-to-air and recording of every moment for replay. And to ensure maximum productivity, we build solutions such as the K2 Dyno Replay System, a cost-effective, compact and highly intuitive system that allows one operator to do more in less time to deliver the compelling content your viewers expect.

To help you transform and deliver content to digital media platforms with ease, we also offer GV STRATUS, the industry’s most versatile application environment for nonlinear media production.

Live production will never be easy. But Grass Valley Live Production solutions give you more flexibility and productivity, so you can deliver across multiple platforms in less time — now and for years to come.

Want to learn more about how we’re leading the industry in solutions for live production?

STRATUS: The Next Step in Collaborative Workflows White Paper

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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.

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WGBH Getting Ignited and Finding Efficiency Along The Way Case Study

In early 2011, WGBH decided to migrate its production capabilities to an Ignite automated production system from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The system allows a single operator to take on several roles required during production.

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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

Posted Aug 28 2014 (GVB-1-0031A-EN) File Size: 1.1 MB

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Māori Television Improves Productivity With Grass Valley Case Study

When it comes to the production technology it uses, Māori Television understands the value of quality. That's why they selected Grass Valley products and systems for their major facility upgrade solution. Grass Valley's reliability, operational longevity, and adaptability just made good financial sense. With careful planning and expert help from Grass Valley system integration engineers, a comprehensive facility upgrade was designed.

The first phase successfully replaced Māori Television's aging central routing switcher with a new Grass Valley Trinix® NXT without affecting on-air or in-house operational performance. The new technology implementation employed includes a GV STRATUS™ media workflow application framework, a series of K2 Summit® production clients, and multiple seats of EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editors—all connected to a K2 SAN. Māori Television also uses its two K2 Dyno Replay Systems integrated into the advanced news and general production environment.

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June 16, 2014
MONTREAL, June 16, 2014 — São Paulo production company SP Telefilm will provide broadcast services to TV Azteca, one of the largest television network in Mexico, to broadcast the games of the Mexican national team in Brazil during the FIFA 2014 World Cup using live production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. SP Telefilm, referred to the project by International Media Services Inc., will use its HD OB van to transmit the games via satellite from Santos in the state of São Paulo and from the cities where the games will take place.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has turned to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to upgrade eight of its dual-feed mobile production trucks with a workflow that delivers stunning imagery with super and ultra slow-motion replays for its clients. MTVG has purchased 16 LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras and eight K2 Dyno Replay Systems for the delivery of compelling live sports coverage with crisp imagery for instant replays and highlights packages. Seven FOX Sports regional networks will receive these systems along with one for Root Sports Rocky Mountain. Each mobile unit will have two ultra slow-motion cameras.
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