BVE 2017: SAM plans game-changer with LiveTouch replay system

At BVE 2017, stand L16, SAM will demonstrate its latest capabilities in 4K and IP production workflows. On show will be its LiveTouch highlights and replay system, next generation HD, 4K and IP Multiviewers and Kula 2/ME production switcher.

With clean 4K handling, SAM’s LiveTouch sports highlights system offers an efficient sports highlights and replay workflow today. Built on the latest SAM server technology, LiveTouch uses SAM’s unique FrameMagic technology to enable powerful workflows in standalone systems or integrated into a wider production environment. LiveTouch is also tightly integrated with SAM editors, enabling instant collaboration between replay and production. Integrated with SAM’s Momentum workflow technology, LiveTouch users can publish highlights and replays straight to social media at the touch of a button.

Announced at IBC 2016, and on show at BVE, is SAM’s new line up of next generation Multiviewers, including the MV-805, a fully featured software Multiviewer for IP in and IP out applications. Available in sizes from quad splits to enterprise monitoring solutions and featuring high-quality image monitoring with IP and 4K UHD options, the broadest range in the industry includes features that support a full range of industry applications including playout, signal monitoring, live production and OB/mobile environments.

SAM will be demonstrating the IP Edge Routing System at BVE 2017. The system is the first in the industry to support multiple signal types including SMTE 2022-6 and SMTE 2022-7; VSF TR-03 and 04. Other key features include:

  • Unique switching capabilities
  • Integrated IP & SDI control
  • Audio breakaway
  • UHD over IP capabilities
  • SMPTE 2022-7 signal flow redundancy
  • SMPTE 2059 signal timing for broadcasters over IP and seamless integration between SDI and IP production systems.

SAM will be showing its Kula 2M/E production switcher at BVE. Kula breaks new ground with its price point and performance combination. It represents a core piece of SAM’s business-transforming solutions across live playout and production, which are empowering the move to 4K for broadcasters and media organisations of all sizes. Capable of handling 4K/1080p/HD and SD in 1M/E and 2M/E versions, Kula can manage multiple formats making it both future-proof and adaptable for today’s production environment. The 2M/E HD/SD version can be switched to 1M/E 4K mode, allowing users to benefit from higher production values.

Mark Gardner, Northern Europe Sales Head of Sales at SAM said, “We’re very excited to demonstrate our LiveTouch replay and highlights system at BVE following its hugely successful launch in 4K at IBC in September 2016. BVE provides us with a great opportunity to bring our industry-leading IP and 4K enabled technologies to the widest possible audience in the region.”

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