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Nash Dom goes live with VectorBox

12 February 2010

Russia’s Nash Dom TV has implemented multiple VectorBox automated playout systems to manage multichannel ingest, broadcast graphics, and playout automation.

The new tapeless workflow supports 24/7 programming with a mix of live and pre-recorded shows broadcast over traditional and web channels.

“Vector offered Nash Dom a tapeless solution with extensive capabilities for managing ingest, broadcast graphics, and playout wrapped into one scalable system. This limited the complexity of building the new master control room without sacrificing reliability. It also reduced the overhead for purchasing and maintaining multiple products,” commented Dmitry Dubina, technical director, Nash Dom TV. “We are incredibly pleased with the Vector system’s abilities and performance.”

The VectorBox workflow features two VectorBox DSX systems, a Harris Panacea Switcher, and a group of Matrox powered nonlinear editing systems. One VectorBox system manages playout of the main channel, while the second system distributes content to the secondary channel as well as managing ingest from several wires. The Vector 3 technology also incorporates a redundant architecture, ensuring failsafe operations 24 hours a day.

“VectorBox DSX is designed to provide a wide range of functions for the master control room. The entry-level system allows broadcasters to build an economical tapeless playout workflow with a clear path to upgrade as their programming grows. This is a sound approach for investing and providing a path for future options,” comments Roman Ceano, general manager, Vector 3.

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