In one of the largest deals of its kind, Gearhouse Broadcast is upgrading its 115-strong fleet of EVS machines across its locations worldwide. This upgrade makes Gearhouse Broadcast one of the single largest users of the latest in EVS equipment and workflows in the world.
The upgrade includes migrating all of Gearhouse’s EVS kit to the latest 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and means all of its 8-channel XT3 production servers will have onboard low res proxy recording. All EVS equipment will also have the latest XFile3 software enabling them to archive content from EVS servers to transportable hard drives, and restore content from hard drives to EVS servers.
Gearhouse is also investing in the first 4K licenced XT3 and all of its OB trucks will have C-Cast platform, enabling users to connect live content with production teams, accredited teams and final viewers for second screen applications.
The upgrade also brings additional tools to Gearhouse’s EVS equipment that includes the C-Cast Xplore live content web-browsing application.
Executive vice president, EVS sports sivision Luc Doneux (pictured, right) said, “This unique upgrade of EVS equipment ensures Gearhouse Broadcast’s customers will have the most powerful production and editorial tools for delivering content in a faster, more efficient, more polished and streamlined manner."