NAB Preview: EVS To Highlight Newest Installment in XT Server Series

The XT[2]+ production server will serve as the highlight of the EVS booth this year. Building on the field-proven XT[2], the most recent server in the XT series has been designed to offer producers increased storage capacity, maximum speed, and the highest level of reliability. It is available in six-, four-, or two-channel configurations, in SD/HD-ready or full-HD/SD mode with dual-networking capabilities.

The XT[2]+ offers several upgrades from the XT[2]: new SAS disk controllers; increased internal storage of up to 12 disks in a compact, 2.5 in. form factor; expandable storage with external arrays (hot-swappable disks — total capacity of 20 TB per server); scalable capacity based on a clustering system that allows multiple systems to work on the same network; a bandwidth increase of more than 30% optimized for future codec support.

EVS will demonstrate the 3D capabilities of its XT[2]+ production server used at worldwide flagship events for live 3D replays, editing, and slow motion actions. In addition, a new sports graphic tool has been fully integrated to the XT[2]+ LSM system, allowing the user to control live slow motion and create overlay graphics from one single remote controller.

Also on Display for EVS

EVS will unveil the first timeline editor to offer on-air fixing and on-the fly editing features optimized for multi-time zones and fast turnaround program editing. The new edit-while-playout mode from IPEdit allows highlights to be played out while they are still under editing progress.

XTnano is the new entry level 4-channel HD/SD slow motion replay server from EVS. Designed for live sports productions requiring simple workflows, XTnano with its Nano controller is the perfect toolbox for essential high-speed operations with maximum reliability.

XS is the latest multi-format server solution with peerless recording and ingestion of multiple A/V feeds and playout control. XS is available in 2 to 4 flexible channel configurations in SD or HD. XS is optimized for third-party control, including automation systems, linear or hybrid editors, switchers and controllers.

MPlay is an intuitive remote control system that is used for the playout of clips, playlists and graphics. With this newly developed system, a single operator can control up to 4 channels simultaneously. MPlay is also designed for live productions, guaranteeing fast and efficient roll-out to air operations, including fill & key graphics and ganged clips. All MPlay functions are fully configurable with IPDirector software.

Visit EVS at NAB in booth C9508.

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