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    K2 Media Platform: Media Formats and Interchange Application Note —by Mohit Tendolkar, Karel Rasovsky, (GVB-1-0127B-EN-AN) File size: 992.8 KB, posted Mar 05 2019
    The range of media file formats available can be confusing. What are the differences between them? What is the application space intended for each format? What are the strengths of each format?

    This application note takes a closer look at file formats in context of media handling in K2 systems, including a practical review of K2 media interchange capabilities.
    Choosing A Media Server Whitepaper —by Matt Allard, Director of Marketing, Servers & Digital Production, (GVB-1-0122B-EN-AN) File size: 1.8 MB, posted Mar 07 2019
    A media server is a much more complex system than one might first think. When choosing such a system for a facility, there are a wide number of issues that should be carefully considered.
    K2 System - Ready for Nonlinear Media Production: QOS, Bandwidth, and File Compatibility in File-Based Workflows Application Note —by Karel Rasovsky, Marketing Operations, (GVB-1-0120B-EN-AN) File size: 1.4 MB, posted Mar 07 2019
    What makes an efficient file-based media workflow? This application note looks at the challenges encountered in file-based media processing, and the approaches to make file-based workflows more efficient. The K2 system was designed from the ground up for file-based operations and offers capabilities unmatched by other media system vendors.
    EDIUS Integration with K2 Systems Application Note —by Matt Allard, VP Marketing Operations and Alex Kataoka, Editing Product Manager, (GVB-1-0032B-EN-AN) File size: 1.7 MB, posted Mar 05 2019
    With EDIUS Elite, EDIUS users can directly edit files stored on a Grass Valley K2 Summit standalone media server or SAN, without the need for file conversion.

    When used with K2 storage area networks, EDIUS multiformat nonlinear editing systems permit editors to access material with the same level of performance as if everything was stored locally, and multiple EDIUS users can access files even while they are being recorded.