Roland Systems Group: Mixing it up12 September 2014
At IBC, Roland Systems Group is demonstrating its VR-50HD multiformat AV mixer, as part of its lineup of technologies for conversion, playback, recording and HD streaming.
The portable VR-50HD has HD multiformat capabilities, integrated audio and video for mixing and recording, and USB 3.0 output for web streaming up to 1080p.
The company is also showing its recently launched XS Series of multiformat AV matrix switchers. The XS series supports eight HDMI, RGB/component/S-video/composite inputs and up to four HDMI or HDBaseT outputs with scalers to support picture-in-picture, resizing, rotating, and flipping. Audio can be embedded into outputs via 8 stereo audio inputs (2 mic) and/or HDMI audio as well as de-embedded on output.
According to Roland, the XS-84 is capable of switching four video lines as a group, enabling configuration of a 4K system. Switching a mixture of video feeds that includes 4K, HD, and SD sizes as well as up to WUXGA and other computer video formats is also possible.
Also featured are the Roland AR-3000SD recorder/players and VC-1 Series range of portable video converters.