Delivering ‘story-centric’ workflows12 September 2016
Tools for commercial playout, on-screen display and social content control as well as the latest in IP-connected workflows, are on show at the Vizrt stand.
They include Viz Story, which is designed to allow media companies to quickly create video stories with real-time 3D graphics, and distribute them online and to social media channels. It has new features that allow users to begin content editing during ingest. It also has a browser-based interface so that it can be accessed by journalists from anywhere.
Vizrt is also showing how preset operations for on-screen control system Viz Multiplay can be controlled by a video switcher, giving production teams more flexibility over how to
Vizrt is highlighting its social media integration at IBC. Its Social TV Solution is now integrated with Signal, a tool used with Facebook and Instagram that lets journalists source, gather and embed newsworthy content directly into broadcast programming. The demonstration also shows how the Social TV system lets companies add relevant content in real time to their broadcasts.
Also for IBC, Vizrt has on show the latest version of Viz Engine, designed to help broadcasters meet the challenges of the SDI to IP transition. Featuring support for multiple IP encapsulation formats such as SMPTE 2022-6, ASPEN, VSF TR-04 and VSF TR-03, the latest version of Viz Engine uses the new Matrox X.mio3 IP board.