“To get every moment of the game action, you need tough, reliable equipment designed for today’s demanding live sports environment,” said Luis Hernandez Jr., CEO of Grass Valley. “As the industry transitions from SDI to IP, we at Grass Valley understand the needs of our high-value sports customers, whether they are producing live events from control rooms, OB trucks, REMI remote IP configurations, and, increasingly, OTT live streaming. We meet Industry demand by delivering powerful, reliable advanced solutions with familiar control interfaces, custom workflows, and the freedom to work from anywhere as an integrated creative team.
At IBC, Grass Valley will showcase its continued support for traditional hardware-based facilities, including the new 4-line Kayenne production switcher control surface that drives the full 4K 2160P K-Frame XP raster video processing engine. The versatility of the industry standard K-Frame
It will also showcase Grass Valley’s cloud-based AMPP platform, which complements the building’s existing hardware. At AMPP, Grass Valley has created a unified, easily scalable workflow that anyone on the sports production staff can access and use from any connected device or location.
For live sports, Grass Valley said it has glass contribution solutions tailored to the unique production workflows and budgets of its diverse customer base.
Starting with the acquisition, Grass Valley will debut the new LDX-C150 broadcast camera, which puts the functionality of the original LDX-150 full-size IP/UHD camera into a compact form factor. The C150 offers superior NativeIP and UHD HDR imaging, 3X UHD and 6X 1080P/60 HDR speed modes, and ST2110 and JPEG-XS compression directly from the camera head. For backward compatibility, the C150 also supports connection to the camera base station for system installations. The company said it is particularly ideal for SKYCAM, Steadicam, beauty shots, super slow motion and unmanned applications.
Another highlight of the IBC is Grass Valley’s LiveTouch When running on AMPP, it provides unparalleled reliability and pay-as-you-go SaaS flexibility, along with the flexibility for replay operators to be present anywhere in the connected world.
Grass Valley’s extensive product portfolio also includes the newly upgraded Framelight X media asset management system, which now features the native MOS Clip List Player. This allows playback to be performed by any MOS-compatible system, such as a Newsroom Computer System (NRCS). As part of the AMPP cloud-based ecosystem, Framelight X also allows customers to produce anywhere and distribute everywhere, making it well-suited for remote sports production and collaboration.