Transforming Live Production Workflows with GV STRATUS Nonlinear Production Tools & K2 Media Servers and Storage at Sky Racing Application Note by Carl Petch, Chief Engineer, Sky Racing, (GVB-1-0125B-EN-AN) File size: 2.6 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 GV STRATUS application framework is the ideal foundation for this type of production. Combining a Grass Valley K2 media server and storage infrastructure with GV STRATUS nonlinear production tools, and an open ecosystem for integration with third-party systems provides a proven and efficient framework for a new generation of digital workflows. This application note describes how the GV STRATUS concept was applied in news/live production workflows, including content-specific news production.
Utilizing the EDIUS NLE Directly on the K2 Dyno Replay Controller Application Note by Olaf Bahr, Product Manager, (GVB-1-0092B-EN-AN) File size: 1.2 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 Grass Valley K2 Summit 3G media servers offer a quick and simple method of combining clips into a playlist for sequential play. However, if complex video or audio editing is required, the Grass Valley EDIUS multiformat editing application can easily be launched on the K2 Dyno Replay Controller and full editing capabilities are at the operator's fingertips. Clips and playlists — as well as recordings in progress — can be accessed directly from the K2 Summit as assets in the EDIUS browser. Rendered timelines can be published back into folders that the K2 Dyno can call to air on a K2 Summit channel.
Enabling and Using ShareFlex Between Network Connected K2 Summit 3G Servers with K2 Dyno Replay Controllers Application Note by Olaf Bahr, Product Manager, (GVB-1-0084B-EN-AN) File size: 2.6 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 ShareFlex is the application software, when using K2 Dyno Replay Systems with the K2 Dyno S Replay Controller (K2 Dyno S Replay Systems), to share the content of stand-alone K2 Summit 3G media servers, over a Gigabit Ethernet connection, without the need to transfer the content first. This allows a K2 Dyno Replay System with control of local K2 Summit 3G playback channels to cue remote clips, playlists, and record trains of another K2 Summit 3G without the need to use the remote channels to do so.
CHALLENGE: To produce baseball telecasts to support five different program platforms
SOLUTION: LDX Flex cameras, GV Director nonlinear live production center, K2 Dyno Replay System with ChannelFlex, NVISION 8500 router, Kaleido-MX multiviewers
BENEFIT: Minimal training time, with the ability to produce a major league telecast while still in the minor league.
Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA Case Study (GVB-1-0142B-EN-CS) File size: 984.3 KB, posted Mar 04 2019 Pistas Argentinas-Ironbox SA, Argentina
Produces Automovilismo para Todos (Motorsport for Everyone) 42 weekends per year
CHALLENGES: A live production solution that can handle the demands of auto racing, including cable runs up to 1,800m (5,905 ft.)
SOLUTION: Grass Valley LDK 8000 and LDK 8300 Super SloMo cameras, K2 Dyno Replay Systems, and a Karrera Video Production Center switcher
BENEFITS: Superb imagery with slow-motion to capture the events and emotions of auto racing
K2 Dyno Replay System Datasheet (GVB-1-0083D-EN-DS) File size: 2.8 MB, posted Feb 26 2019 The Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System is a comprehensive set of live production replay tools that are seamlessly integrated for use in file-based production environments. With its operational simplicity and IT-friendly implementation, the K2 Dyno Replay System dramatically expands the possibilities for live production. With hundreds of systems in use, the K2 Dyno Replay System has been established as a leading solution for production teams covering all types of live broadcast events.
Multi-Truck Replay Product Spotlight (GVB-1-0528B-EN-PS) File size: 1.3 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 Sharing LDX 86 XtremeSpeed cameras between two mobile production
trucks for replay creation with independent K2 Dyno Replay Systems
By using a solid-state drive (SSD) server in the main truck, a hard disk drive (HDD) server in the second truck and a 1 GigE network between trucks, it is possible to share the recorded high-speed output of two LDX 86 XtremeSpeed 6X super slow-motion (SSM) cameras between BOTH mobile production trucks so that slowmotion operators in each truck can create and share their own SSM replays and playlists.
K2 Dyno 2.0 Tutorial video: posted Oct 07 2010In seven chapters, see the benefits that K2 Dyno 2.0 can bring to your production workflow – making it faster, more streamlined, and much more powerful. It's the result of connecting real-world operators and highly skilled media server designers & developers.
In-Depth with the K2 Dyno S Replay System: posted Jan 28 2013A 13-part tutorial on the Grass Valley® K2 Dyno® S Replay System, that can make your production workflows faster, more streamlined, and much more powerful. It's the result of connecting real-world operators and highly skilled media server designers & developers. Hosted by Olaf Bahr, Product Manager of the K2 Dyno and a replay operator for more than 20 years.
1. Introduction - K2 Dyno S Replay System
2. Getting Started - K2 Dyno S Replay System
3. Replays - K2 Dyno S Replay System
4. Highlights - K2 Dyno S Replay System
5. Marks - K2 Dyno S Replay System
6. Playlists - K2 Dyno S Replay System
7. Library - K2 Dyno S Replay System
8. Search - K2 Dyno S Replay System
9. Configure - K2 Dyno S Replay System
10. Tips - K2 Dyno S Replay System
11. AppCenter - K2 Dyno S Replay System
12. Powerscreen - K2 Dyno S Replay System
13. Favorites - K2 Dyno S Replay System
HDR and the Broadcast Environment: Better Pixels Create Better Content Whitepaper by Chris Merrill, Product Marketing & Klaus Weber, Principal, Camera Solutions and Technology, (GVB-1-0661B-EN-WP) File size: 1.3 MB, posted Feb 28 2019 HDR is generally recognized as the next big thing in content delivery with an immediate perceivable benefit for the consumer. The ability to produce HDR content in HD removes the significant bandwidth requirements needed for HDR in 4K UHD and can be more quickly deployed.
HDR is shaping up to be the next major advancement in the viewing experience, with consumers praising the image improvements and broadcasters working to find the best options for delivery. Grass Valley's HDR solutions allow its customers to choose the best approach for their specific production needs today, whether that be HD, 4K UHD or both, plus an easy upgrade path for tomorrow's demands with GV-eLicenses as production requirements change.
AnySpeed K2 Dyno Whitepaper by Olaf Bahr, (GVB-1-0074B-EN-WP) File size: 1.4 MB, posted Mar 04 2010 Replay is quickly becoming the most important tool in a live sporting event. Producers require every possible advantage to tell the best stories and keep viewers engaged. Historically, the industry has faced many challenges in embracing high frame-rate camera systems until Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced the LDX XtremeSpeed (XS) 6X super slowmotion camera and its counterpart, the K2 Dyno Replay System with the K2 Dyno S Replay Controller.
K2 Dyno's AnySpeed takes high-speed recording and playout to the next level with control previously unavailable in any system, enabling the full use of the dynamic range of playback speeds. The AnySpeed algorithm is now included in all 6x SSM K2 Dyno S software releases.
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