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GV Playout Express

Playout Made Simple — From the World’s Leading Playout Brand

GV Playout Express is a compact but powerful integrated playout solution designed to simplify deployment and reduce time to market.

FEATURES

  • Up to 4 channels of playout in 4 RU with an option for full redundancy
  • Built-in online storage for direct media access on playout servers, with up to 2 TB of addressable storage
  • Automation:
    • Designed to cope with the most demanding applications, including reactive channels and dynamic ad break scenarios
    • Built-in playlist editor
    • Multichannel timeline view
    • Modern and intuitive HTML5 UI with pre-configured user roles for edit, monitoring and administration
  • Rich channel branding:
    • Logos and animations
    • Built-in CG with full support for text crawls
    • Captions/subtitles
    • Supports SCC, CAP, STL and SMPTE ST 428-7 XML file formats
    • Pass-through of CC EIA 608/708
  • Master control
  • DVE per channel
  • Transitions — V-fade, X-fade, U-fade, Take & Fade and Fade & Take support
  • Audio files/outputs:
    • Support for 16/24-bit PCM @ 48 kHz
    • File based VOs with 4 audio players
    • Audio shuffling using language tags 
  • Traffic integration:
    • Native XML format
    • As-run logs in native XML format delivered to single external location
  • Media management:
    • GV Playout Express will register assets from your storage location, and using FTP/CIFS locations manage schedule- driven file transfers to the video server storage
    • Will intelligently housekeep the GV Playout Express storage through managed delete rules
    • Administration Station for metadata update
    • Automated replication of content across playout servers

Benefits

  • Playout made easy: 4 channels deployed within a day! 
  • Operational flexibility and efficiency: new & redesigned UI, optimized based on roles, allows operators to focus on what they do best, minimizing the risk of operational errors
  • Feature rich, resilient but yet affordable solution: peace of mind as GV Playout Express is brought to you by Grass Valley, the worldwide standard in playout which you can now afford

SPECIFICATIONS

Video Playback Formats

 

DV25

 DV25 

25

2, 4, 8, 16 

AVI, MOV, MXF, GXF, LXF 

MOV, MXF, GXF

DVCPRO 25 

DVCPRO 25 

25

8, 16

AVI, MOV, MXF, LXF  

MOV, MXF

DVCPRO 50 

DVCPRO 50 

50

8, 16 

AVI, MOV, MXF, LXF 

MOV, MXF

IMX

D10

50

4, 8 

AVI, MXF, LXF  

MXF

XDCAM HD 4:2:0/4:2:2 

XDCAM 

50

4, 8 

MXF, LXF  

MXF

XDCAM EX 35 

XDCAM 

35

4, 8 

MXF, LXF  

MXF

MPEG-2 4:2:0/4:2:2
(SD/HD)

MPEG-2 

50

2, 4, 8, 16 

AVI, MPG, MXF, GXF, MOV 

MOV, MXF, GXF

SD MPEG with alpha 

MPEG-2 

40

0

AVI, LXF  

x

WMV

WMV9, 10, 11

50

2

WMV

x

H.264

MPEG-4

Range

2, 4, 8, 16

MP4

MP4

Format

CODEC

Bit Rate Mb/s

Audio Channels

Supported Wrappers

Ancillary Data

 

ORDERING INFORMATION

Please contact your authorized Grass Valley representative.

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GV Playout Express

GV Playout Express is a compact but yet powerful integrated playout solution designed to simplify deployment and reduce time to market.

Grass Valley has created GV Playout Express, a new playout offering aimed at media organizations who want to keep playout quick, simple, yet powerful, and with the feature set and the reliability they’ve come to expect from the world leader in playout.

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