EVS debuts XS24 March 2014
The new XS server from EVS aims to provide increased speed and flexibility for studio ingest and fast turnaround productions. It features multi-format capability and channel configuration mode and is available in 4RU and 6RU versions. EVS claims improved connectivity of the new platform guarantees users the industry’s fastest media access and exchange.
The 4RU server provides an open configuration mode to cope with live TV programme production and its multiple standards. Features such as multiviewer capability and1080p support, can also be added.
The 6RU server model offers 12-channel ingest capabilities based on the new TwinRec streaming mode, as well as 4K and1080p support. It also features dual media sharing networks capabilities, including 10Gbit Ethernet.
The new XS supports HD-SDI, and all common codecs and wrappers, including XDCam, DVCPro, AVC-Intra and ProRes. Up to 96 audio tracks can be supported.
The same XS server technology also powers the new XS NewsFlash, EVS’ ‘news-in-a- box’ production and playout system. Featuring MOS integration, the configuration provides multi-channel newsroom functionality, and can also be used for disaster recovery or in breaking news mode.
“This new platform retains the legacy standard features from first gen XS, and is further boosted by unique new features and flexible operational configurations to help our customers efficiently create, manage and deliver enriched programming, while significantly cutting down time,” said Henry Alexander, SVP entertainment and news at EVS.