Import and Export of Files in K2 Media Platform Application Note by Olaf Bahr, Product Manager, (SDP-6026M-1) File size: 2.1 MB, posted Apr 07 2014 The Grass Valley K2 media platform incorporates an open file system and a number of services and features to make it fast and easy to share content with standard storage devices or with other systems across networks. A look under the hood, this application note illustrates several practical examples of media transfer in K2 systems.
The Kayenne ClipStore Application Note by David Casper, (GVB-1-0152B-EN-AN) File size: 3.2 MB, posted Feb 28 2019 The Kayenne ClipStore from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, incorporates K2 media server technology by embedding either a 4-channel K2 Summit or a 2-channel K2 Solo. Each of these server channels records and plays a video and key pair. The ClipStore video and key are kept in one single file (not two files) so that video, key and audio are always synchronized without the need to gang channels.
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.
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.
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.
Live Event Playback Application Note by Joe Paryzek, (GVB-1-0118B-EN-AN) File size: 1.1 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 The Advantages of Professional Solutions Versus General-Purpose Computers and Software for Live Event Playback in Various Professional Environments
ChannelFlex for the K2 Summit 3G/K2 Solo 3G Media Servers Application Note by Matt Allard, Director of Marketing, Servers & Digital Production, (GVB-1-0112B-EN-AN) File size: 10.1 MB, posted Mar 05 2019 The K2 Summit 3G is described as a four-channel media server, the K2 Solo 3G as a two-channel media server. But users were looking at the back panel and wondering why there were a lot more connectors than there were channels. The answer is ChannelFlex, which introduces the concept of streams, where a single channel might involve multiple streams of video, for video plus key, 3D, Super Slo-Mo, or ISO camera recording.
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.
GV STRATUS at Māori Television – GV360: posted Oct 11 2012Māori Television in New Zealand needed to rebuild its infrastructure while remaining on-air. Grass Valley worked with Maori Television to design and implement a complete file-based service-oriented architecture.
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