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PLAYOUT Sample System Application Briefs

Grass Valley realizes that each playout and distribution system is unique, but that some applications are consistent between specific user types. To address the widest possible playout audience, we've assembled the application briefs below to give you an idea of what is possible with a Grass Valley playout solution. Each application brief chronicles an actual Grass Valley playout system user, although identifiable information about each specific organization has been omitted.

Sample System Application Briefs

LIVE SPORTS NETWORK

  • Location: U.S., Multiple Sites
  • Number of Channels: 40+
  • System Design: 1+1 Resiliency
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: iTX with web-based UI
  • Company Overview: A national live sports network


LIVE AND OTT CHANNEL PROVIDER

  • Location: U.S., Multiple Sites
  • Number of Channels: 100+
  • System Design: N+N with Cross-site Redundancy
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: Morpheus & ICE
  • Company Overview: A subscription-based live and OTT service provider


LIVE OTT CHANNEL PROVIDER

  • Location: U.K., Several Sites
  • Number of Channels: 24
  • System Design: Mixed Redundancy: N+0 and N+N
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: Morpheus & ICE using UX
  • Company Overview: A subscription-based live and on-demand OTT service launched in 2016. Offering in the region of 10,000 events per year spanning various live event types


FREE TO AIR BROADCASTER

  • Location: U.K., Multiple Sites
  • Number of Channels: 5 Networks with Regionalized Programming
  • System Design: N+N with Cross-site Redundancy
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: Morpheus, ICE, Morpheus Ingest & Momentum
  • Company Overview: A broadcaster with national network feeds being originated from two primary data centers. Regionalization is supported within the data centers as well as via localized regional playout facilities


MEDIA SERVICES/PLAYOUT PROVIDER

  • Location: U.K.
  • Number of Channels: 140+
  • System Design: Mixed redundancy: 1+1 and 1+1+1
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: iTX, iControl, Kaleido, Densité & NVISION
  • Company Overview: A major global media services provider, providing playout hosting across multiple locations, as well as OB, OTT and distribution facilities to major sporting events and content owner/originator brand


FREE TO AIR & OTT CHANNEL PROVIDER

  • Location: APAC
  • Number of Channels: 18
  • System Design: N+N and N+1
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: Morpheus & ICE, Morpheus Media Management, IQ Modular
  • Company Overview: A free to air broadcaster with national feed and complementary OTT and catch up services


MAJOR BROADCASTER

  • Location: U.S.
  • Number of Channels: 37
  • System Design: 1+1 Resiliency
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: iTX
  • Company Overview: Global major broadcaster with regionalized playout specializing in thematic channels


LIVE AND OTT CHANNEL PROVIDER

  • Location: APAC, Multiple Sites
  • Number of Channels: 80+
  • System Design: N+N, N+1 Resiliency
  • Grass Valley Playout Solution: Morpheus & ICE, Morpheus Media Management, Kahuna switchers, RollCall, IQ modular, Sirius routers and Kaleido multiviewers
  • Company Overview: A subscription-based live and OTT service and distribution provider with a variety of programming from news, sports and entertainment