Options for Running the Karrera Menu System Application Note by David Casper, (GVB-1-0141B-EN-AN) File size: 1.1 MB, posted Mar 04 2019 An integral part of the Karrera Video Production Center control surface, the Karrera Menu System has full, in-depth access to every aspect of the switcher’s functionality.
High Dynamic Range 4K UHD Gets Full Test Run at the Alpine Ski World Cup in Italy Case Study (GVB-2-0699A-EN-CS) File size: 457.9 KB, posted May 03 2019 Global Production decided to also commit two LDX 86N cameras to shooting at 6X speed in order to create exciting images in super-slow motion. Grass Valley followed these sporting events, technically supporting Global Production, by providing spare equipment and giving support in the management of native live HDR.
The production included a Grass Valley 2 M/E Karrera and Kayenne K-Frame with 192 in and 96 out in 3G, configured in 2.5 M/E 4K UHD with HDR.
CHALLENGES: Upgrade to high definition while providing students a professional working environment with the same broadcast equipment being used throughout Chile
SOLUTION: Production solutions including six LDX 80 Flex software-upgradable cameras, Karrera K-Frame S-series switcher with two 2 M/E control panels, two Kaleido-X16 multiviewers, two T2 iDDRs and Densité modular interfaces
BENEFITS: In addition to using equipment found in broadcast and productions facilities throughout Chile, the Institute is also a Grass Valley Authorized Service Provider, with its instructors certified by Grass Valley
Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA Case Study (GVB-1-0142B-EN-CS) File size: 984.3 KB, posted Mar 04 2019 Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA, Argentina
Produces Automovilismo para Todos (Motorsport for Everyone) 42 weekends per year
CHALLENGES: A live production solution that can handle the demands of auto racing, including cable runs up to 1,800m (5,905 ft.)
SOLUTION: Grass Valley LDK 8000 and LDK 8300 Super SloMo cameras, K2 Dyno Replay Systems, and a Karrera Video Production Center switcher
BENEFITS: Superb imagery with slow-motion to capture the events and emotions of auto racing
New England School of Communications Case Study (GVB-1-0140B-EN-CS) File size: 992.7 KB, posted Mar 04 2019 New England School of Communications (NESCom) www.nescom.edu
Based in Bangor, ME, NESCom offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Communications Technology, Media Studies, and Entertainment Production.
CHALLENGES: The need for a high-end video production switcher for its mobile production truck that offers a simple interface and quick learning curve to ready students for real-world applications
SOLUTION: Karrera Video Production Center
BENEFITS: The ability for students to learn basic, yet important, functions such as quick transitions within a short time frame in order to prepare them for careers in broadcasting and media production
CHALLENGE: Broadcast church services in high-definition (HD) under low-light conditions for domestic television, radio, and international web audiences. Produce high-end program streams for image magnification, broadcast, and the Internet simultaneously
A customized system based on Grass Valley camera and switcher technology to streamline the production of broadcast, web, and other types of content for domestic
and international audiences
BENEFIT: Cameras that capture HD images natively and are format upgradable, allowing for greater flexibility and versatility for first-rate productions. A switcher with an efficient user design and modular approach that provides for a visually compelling program while offering exceptional immediate and longterm value with a minimal initial investment
Production Switchers: Performance and Mid-Range Switcher Catalog (DS-PUB-2-0572B-EN) File size: 5.9 MB, posted Aug 07 2020 Production switchers from Grass Valley are engineered for fast, efficient and creative productions. Operations are optimized with easy to load show programming, responsive automation and powerful features using macros and timelines. As an integral component of creating live television coverage of sports, entertainment and news from both studio and mobile installations, Kayenne, Karrera and GV Korona panels include familiar controls and intuitive interfaces. These systems define the industry standard operation, so training costs are lower and finding operators is easier.
Integrated Graphics Control Technical Brief (GVB-1-0805A-EN-TB) File size: 1.1 MB, posted Mar 22 2019 Grass Valley and ChyronHego accelerate direct switcher control of graphics with the introduction of Integrated Graphics Control (IGC), a plug-and-play innovation that allows a Director or TD to control ChyronHego graphics directly from your Grass Valley Kayenne, Korona, and Karerra Video Production Center user interface.
Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorials: posted Feb 07 2013A multi-part series of operational tutorials on the Grass Valley® Kayenne® Video Production Centers and Karrera® Video Production Centers where up will learn about transition panes, keyer controls, and E-MEM basics.
1. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Transition Panel
2. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Keyer Controls
3. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Intro
4. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial – E-MEM Getting Started
5. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Sequences
6. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Master E-MEM Levels
7. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial – E-MEM Timelines
8. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Multi Level Timelines
9. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - Sub Levels
10. Kayenne and Karrera Operational Tutorial - E-MEM Path Control
Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorials: posted Feb 07 2013A multi-part series of configuration tutorials on the Grass Valley® Kayenne® Video Production Centers and Karrera® Video Production Centers where up will learn the basics of configurations settings, source control, file operations, and more.
1. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - System Startup
2. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Suites Setup
3. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - System Video Settings
4. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Source Definition
5. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Output Definition
6. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Button Mapping
7. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - File Operations
8. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Ports and Devices
9. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Device Control
10. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Clip Store Configuration
11. Kayenne and Karrera Configuration Tutorial - Examining Frame Logs
HDR and the Broadcast Environment: Better Pixels Create Better Content Whitepaper by Chris Merrill, Product Marketing & Klaus Weber, Principal, Camera Solutions and Technology, (GVB-1-0661B-EN-WP) File size: 1.3 MB, posted Feb 28 2019 HDR is generally recognized as the next big thing in content delivery with an immediate perceivable benefit for the consumer. The ability to produce HDR content in HD removes the significant bandwidth requirements needed for HDR in 4K UHD and can be more quickly deployed.
HDR is shaping up to be the next major advancement in the viewing experience, with consumers praising the image improvements and broadcasters working to find the best options for delivery. Grass Valley's HDR solutions allow its customers to choose the best approach for their specific production needs today, whether that be HD, 4K UHD or both, plus an easy upgrade path for tomorrow's demands with GV-eLicenses as production requirements change.
This dramatically impacts broadcast media producers and distributors as workflows that were once facility-centric are now expected to seamlessly address and integrate with "Software-as-a-Service" (SaaS) or "Platform-as-a-Service" (PaaS) online cloud-based solutions. Systems for transcoding, targeted advertising, ad decisioning, rights management, social media, content management and online video all need to be considered for content delivery.
There are significant challenges facing broadcasters as they drive
both local and network facilities to maximize efficiencies and drive
throughput to address the demands of digital media.
Karrera Video Production Center webpage (web-karrera.x) As a software-based platform, Karrera with K-Frame is a new modular approach to production switchers that delivers more creativity to create compelling and engaging content with multiformat support including 1080p and 4K. With Karrera, you can lower your initial hardware investment and simply upgrade as your production needs change.
Supported Video Processor Frames: K-Frame Standard and Compact, S-series, and V-series.
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