NAB 2011: Evertz taps into servers

Evertz will showcase its Media Server (EMS) in combination with its OvertureRT LIVE and Pharos’ Mediator content and workflow manager, offering a completely integrated facility solution that provides asset-management workflow to file-/non–file-based multichannel ingest and playout systems.

The company says EMS offers superior storage and I/O architecture along with realtime channel HD/SD ingest and playout. Its high-performance core server infrastructure supports multichannel playout facilities for traditional broadcasters or tiered, scalable storage for content-distribution networks.

Now part of the Evertz product line, Pharos’ Mediator allows file-preparation and metadata cataloguing and generates low-resolution proxies for desktop browse applications. It provides media-asset management and channel-playout automation with embedded format conversion for media-server playout systems.

The Evertz OvertureRT LIVE Channel-in-a-box offers channel playout with integrated master control and advanced channel-branding capabilities. OvertureRT LIVE is an HD/SD multi-input switching device that can provide simultaneous playout of HD and SD content with internal conversion.

In addition to the internal H.264/MPEG-2 video-playout server, OvertureRT LIVE offers 1TB of local storage for video and graphics content. It uses realtime graphics for the branding portion of the device.

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