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GV Playout X

Flexible, Scalable, Cloud-first Playout Solution

The proliferation of channels and platforms together with competition from social media makes differentiating your brand more challenging than ever. To be successful, commercial opportunities need to be maximized and playout needs to provide flexible support in terms of reach and deploying services in new markets. And all of this needs to be achieved while maintaining quality, reliability and minimizing infrastructure and operational overhead.

Introducing GV Playout X. Based on the ground-breaking GV AMPP Platform, GV Playout X is the first playout solution built on elastic compute technology, empowering users with unprecedented flexibility to spin up...


Quick and easy deployment of channels
  • Truly elastic playout – channels deployed in a matter of minutes
  • Proactive and efficient monitoring of resources
  • Automatic scaling of resources based on playout needs


Zero compromise resiliency
  • Use of cloud scale resilience in AMPP hosted orchestration
  • Provisioning of resilience pools for cost efficiency without compromise of protection.
  • Automatic failover of video output
Robust and comprehensive I/O
  • Optimal implementation of playout IOs, resulting in lower ingress / egress costs
    • Live inputs: SMPTE ST 2110 as -7 redundant streams
    • Outputs: SMPTE ST 2110, SMPTE ST 2022-6 and SMPTE ST 2022-2
  • Advanced audio for optimal management of multilingual playout
    • Up to 32 stereo audio language tracks in discrete SMPTE ST 2110-30 streams with track tagging:
    • AES 67 support with the ability to audio shuffle tracks
Complete, broadcast-grade feature set
  • Integration with IP routing control systems using
    NMOS IS-04 discovery and registration protocol
  • Integration with IP routing control systems using NMOS IS-05 device connection management protocol
  • SD, HD and UHD formats supported
  • Mixer functions such as fade/take, take/fade, V-fade
  • HTML5 graphics rendering for native graphics
  • Insertion of SCTE-35 start and end triggers for downstream systems to act on
  • Various different UIs depending upon operator requirements, including custom designed interfaces



Please contact your Grass Valley sales representative for more details.



GV Playout X

GV Playout X is a cloud-first, flexible, scalable playout solution built using Grass Valley's Agile Media Processing Platform (AMPP) technology and targeted at temporary, special event channels




FEED Magazine’s winter issue discusses GV AMPP Playout with Neil Maycock.
Please see the online version of the article. "Making a Play(Out) for Cloud," here, on pages 18-21.

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