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Kaleido-IP

SD, HD and 4K UHD IP Video Multiviewer

The Kaleido-IP Video Multiviewer from Grass Valley offers the most simultaneous video and audio program decodes in the industry, including SMPTE ST 2022-6 and the 2110 suite, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2 (H.263) and part 10 (H.264/AVC), H.265/HEVC, HE-AAC v1 & v2, AAC, DD 2.0, DD 5.1 and DD+. For easy ordering and installation, the Kaleido-IP is available as an appliance with two  different models to choose to meet your performance requirements.

For scalable, space-saving and easy-to-manage installations, the Kaleido-IP VM version offers all the benefits of virtualization in an easy to deploy virtual image (OVA file).

FEATURES

Ease of Use

  • Simple and flexible layout creation with powerful XEdit layout editor
  • Wide range of codecs, as well as uncompressed video and audio support for monitoring any IP source
  • All video streams can be displayed, multiple times, at different resolutions and sizes up to full screen, on the multiviewer outputs

Density

  • Leads the industry in offering the highest number of simultaneous video and audio program decodes
  • Unlimited number of audio decodes (stereo and 5.1) per program

Output Flexibility

  • Up to four independent HDMI outputs with audio monitoring for Kaleido-IP X130 and X330
  • Up to four IP Streaming outputs (simultaneous compressed and uncompressed) for Kaleido-IP X130 and X330
  • Single IP Stream Output (compressed) per Kaleido-IP VM instance

Advanced Signal Quality Probing and Alarming

  • Performs detection and alarms on video and audio faults, including freeze, black and silence
  • Monitors closed captioning, Teletext subtitles, DVB subtitling and XDS metadata extraction and alarming

Robust Platform (Kaleido-IP X130 and X330)

  • High power Ubuntu platform
  • 1 RU frame with redundant power supplies
  • Up to 6 GbE ports, and 2 SFP28 or QSFP56 at speeds of 10G, 25G or 100G
  • GPI I/O support via Grass Valley’s GPI-1501
  • Additional input formats
  • ASI via Grass Valley’s Densité IRG-3401
  • Set-top box monitoring via EdgeVision

SPECIFICATIONS

IP Inputs
  • 4 GbE RJ45 (mgmt and data)
  • Optional 2 additional data ports at 1 GbE RJ45, or 10/25 GbE SFP28 or 100 GbE QSFP56


Transport:

  • MPEG transport streams over UDP or RTP Multicast/Unicast
  • IGMPv3 SSM/SFM
  • Multi Program Transport Streams (MPTS)
  • Single Program Transport Streams (SPTS)
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
  • Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP/H.264)
  • SMPTE ST 2022-6
  • SMPTE ST 2110-20 input (video):
    • 1080i/720p/1080p/2160p

    • 23.98/29.97/50/59.94 Hz

    • Narrow, Narrow Linear, Wide receivers
  • SMPTE ST 2110-30 input (audio):
    • Synchronous streams
    • Level A and B
  • SMPTE ST 2110-40 input (metadata): 
    • Subtitling (CC 608/708, OP-47)
    • ATC (timecode)
    • AFD

 

Other Input Formats
  • ASI: Densité IRG-3401 (optional)
  • Set-top box: EdgeVision (optional)
Video Decoders
  • Standard: 
    • MPEG-2
    • MPEG-4 Part 2 H.263
    • MPEG-4 Part 10 H.264/AVC (ITU-T H.264)
    • MPEG-H Part 2 H.265/HEVC
  • Chroma format: 4:2:0 and 4:2:2
  • KIP-X330 performance: Concurrent decoding of 128 SD MPEG-2/H.264, or 128 HD MPEG-2 or 80 HD H.264 video programs. Up to 96 HD SMPTE ST 2110 IP video inputs

  • KIP-X130 performance: Concurrent decoding of 128 SD MPEG-2/H.264, or 100 HD MPEG2 or 40 HD H.264. Up to 96 HD SMPTE ST 2110 IP video inputs

  • KIP-VM performance: Depends on host specifications. 

Audio Decoders
  • Standard: 
    • MPEG-1 layer 1
    • MPEG-1 layer 2
    • MPEG-2 layer 1
    • MPEG-2 layer 2
    • Dolby Digital AC-3 (optional)
    • Dolby Digital Plus EAC-3 (optional)
    • AAC and HE-AAC (optional)
Video Display Outputs (KIP-X130 and KIP-X330)
  • Two (2) independently configurable and operable display outputs
  • Additional two (2) outputs via software license
  • Connectors: HDMI or Display Port
  • Standard: Display Port 1.4, HDMI 2.0
  • Resolution: Up to 3840x2160 at 60 Hz
  • IP Outputs: SMPTE ST 2110-20, MPEG-TS and RTSP

 

Physical (KIP-X130 and KIP-X330)
  • Height: 43 mm (1.7 in.) 1 RU
  • Width: 437 mm (17.2 in.)
  • Depth: 683 mm (27 in.)
  • Weight: 21.9 kg (48.3 lbs.)
  • Power supply: 750W (1+1) hot swappable, redundant power supply, 110VAC: 10 Amp max. and 240VAC: 5 Amp max.
  • Nominal power KIP-X130: 450W
  • Nominal power KIP-X330: 600W
  • AC: 100-240 V, 60-50 Hz
  • Operating temperature: 10 to 35 °C (50 to 95 °F)
Operational and Configuration
  • On-screen control: KALEIDO-RCP2 (optional)
  • Source and layout configuration: XEdit
Display Output Extender via Fiber Optic
  • Device: DXF-4K (optional)
  • Distance: 1 km (3,280 ft.)
  • Fiber optic cable: Multimode 50 or 62.5/125 SC
  • Connector: SC

ORDERING INFORMATION

KIP-X330

Kaleido-IP X330 multi-image IP processor. Ultimate processing performance for up to 128 SD MPEG-2/H.264, or 128 HD MPEG-2 or 80 HD H.264 video program decodes; up to 96 HD SMPTE ST 2110 IP video inputs. Includes 2 independent DVI/HDMI/DP outputs, 4 GbE ports, redundant power supply, 1 RU frame. (Decoding performance varies depending on resolution, codec and bitrate)

KIP-X130

Kaleido-IP X130 multi-image IP processor. Advanced processing performance for up to 128 SD MPEG-2/H.264, or 100 HD MPEG-2 or 40 HD H.264 video program decodes; up to 96 HD SMPTE ST 2110 IP video inputs. Includes 2 independent DVI/HDMI/DP outputs, 4 GbE ports, redundant power supply, 1 RU frame. (Decoding performance varies depending on resolution, codec and bitrate)

KIP-OPT-OP34

Software license to enable output 3 and 4 at 1080p resolution. Available for KIP-X130, KIP-X330, KIP-X120 and KIP-X320

KKIP-OPT-STREAMING-OUT

License for remote streaming of the multiviewer outputs over IP

KIP-VM16, KIP-VM24, KIP-VM32, KIP-VM48, KIP-VM64

Virtual Kaleido-IP license. Includes 16, 24, 32, 48 or 64 HD/SD video decode licenses with audio/video baseband probing and caption/subtitle extraction (CC 608/708, TXT/DVB subtitling). Provides a single multiviewer output over IP streaming. Audio DD or AAC licenses not included

Note: KIP-VM is currently only supported on VMWare hypervisor software version 5.5 or higher

 

Decode Licenses

KIP-OPT-DEC-AVC

Decode license for Advanced Video Codec (AVC) H.264 streams. One license per Kaleido-IP

KIP-OPT-DEC-DD-5.1

Decode license for up to 32 Dolby Digital  stereo (AC3) stereo or 5.1 programs

KIP-OPT-DEC-DD-2.0

Decode license for up to 32 Dolby Digital stereo (AC3) programs

KIP-OPT-DEC-AAC-5.1

Decode license for up to 32 Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) stereo or 5.1 programs

KIP-OPT-DEC-AAC-2.0

Decode license for up to 32 Advanced Audio Codec (AAC) stereo programs

KIP-OPT-HD-HEVC

Decode license for H.265/HEVC SD/HD video codec. One license per Kaleido-IP

KIP-OPT-UHD-HEVC

Decode license for H.265/HEVC UHD video codec. One license per Kaleido-IP

KIP-OPT-UCIP

License for uncompressed input monitoring. Requires one of KIP-OPT-ETH-2S or KIP-OPT-ETH-1X network interface card. One license per Kaleido-IP

KIP-OPT-UCIP-OUT

License for SMPTE ST 2110-20 IP outputs. Requires one of KIP-OPT-ETH-2S or KIP-OPT-ETH-1X. One license per Kaleido-IP

Probing Licenses

KIP-OPT-LOUDNESS

Loudness level measurement for all programs. One license per Kaleido-IP 

KIP-OPT-SCTE-35

SCTE-35 metadata extraction and alarming license for all programs. One license per Kaleido-IP  

KIP-OPT-TS-PROBE

TR 101 290 DVB transport stream probing option for priority 1 and priority 2 indicators. One license per Kaleido-IP. Note: indicator 2.4 is not supported

Hardware Options

KIP-OPT-ETH-2S

Option for dual port 10/25 GbE SFP28 network interface card. SFPs not included. Compatible with SFP-25G

KIP-OPT-ETH-1X

Option for single-port 100 GbE QSFP56 network interface card. QSFPs not included. Quantity 2 required for redundancy or for maximum input performance. Supports 10/25/40/50/100 Ethernet speeds (GbE). 50 GbE speed supported as either 2x 25G NRZ or 1x 50G PAM4 when using QSFP56. 100 GbE speed supported as either 4x 25G NRZ or 2x 50G PAM4 when using QSFP56.

KIP-OPT-ETH-2B

Option for 2 extra GbE RJ45 ports

KALEIDO-RCP2

Ethernet remote control panel and KM gateway

KRCP-RK2

Kaleido-RCP2 rack mount bracket

DXF-4K

Optical HDMI-HDMI 4K UHD extension system. Includes transmitter, receiver and PSUs

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Kaleido-IP

The Kaleido-IP Video Multiviewer from Grass Valley offers the most simultaneous video and audio program decodes in the industry, including SMPTE ST 2022-6 and the 2110 suite, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2 (H.263) and part 10 (H.264/AVC), H.265/HEVC, HE-AAC v1 & v2, AAC, DD 2.0, DD 5.1 and DD+. For easy ordering and installation, the Kaleido-IP is available as an appliance with two different models to choose to meet your performance requirements.

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