The customer is always right. It’s an age-old adage, but it’s never been more true. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, makes it easy to find the right solution with highly flexible live production technology that enables and empowers broadcasters to operate however and wherever they work best. Now that Grass Valley has brought SAM live production solutions under its umbrella, the combined portfolio swells to fit the needs of any operation, providing broadcasters more options than ever when outfitting their studios regardless of size, budget or business need.
GV K-Frame X – the industry’s largest IP I/O footprint production switcher with up to 192x96 IP, SDI or mixed connectivity connections and up to 9M/Es that can be split across multiple suites. GV K-Frame X is flexible, supporting SD, HD, 1080p, 4K UHD (compressed and uncompressed) and HDR, and working with any of the Kayenne, Karrera and GV Korona panel families. GV K-Frame X is SMPTE ST 2110 compliant using 10GbE and 25GbE ports.•
K-Frame S-series – the perfect fit for stadium productions and broadcast with an I/O footprint up to 80x48, up to 6 M/Es and, like all K-Frames, the integrated graphics control of Ross and Chyron graphics engines. K-Frame S-series works with any of the Kayenne, Karrera and GV Korona panel families and supports SD, HD, 1080p, 4K UHD (compressed and uncompressed) and HDR.
K-Frame V-series – a compact switcher that works with any of the Kayenne, Karrera and GV Korona panel families. V-series now offers an IP I/O option that works for broadcasters looking to go all-IP or those migrating from SDI to IP at their own pace and an EZ 4K mode to simplify configuration of 2SI 4K productions. The powerful switcher supports up to 3M/Es plus 2 VPEs and saves on space with 12G-SDI connectivity that reduces UHD cabling requirements by 75 percent.
Kula compact switching – a cost-effective, SMPTE ST 2110-compliant production switcher for small spaces and budgets. The solution utilizes FormatFusion3 to support SD, HD, 1080p, 4K UHD, and is fully integrated with a multiviewer, ClipStore, Kula control surfaces, GFX Editor and K-Touch for seamless live content creation
“We always want to offer customers the best and most efficient technology for their production needs—both now and in the future,” said Mark Hilton, vice president of live production, Grass Valley. “Our newly expanded live production portfolio does just that with a wide array of customizable formats and features, supporting an extensive variety of live event programming and ready to meet our customers’ evolving needs.”
Grass Valley is demonstrating its live production solutions at NAB in booth SL106.