Barcelona, Spain – Vector 3 SA and Ventuz Technology AG will unveil at NAB 2018 a paradigm shift in playout graphics. Both companies will show in their booths a videoserver able to playout 3D graphics rendered in real time that have been developed jointly by their engineering teams.
The videoserver works on COTS hardware, the new standard for maintenance and connectivity. The outstanding graphics that visitors will be able to see change forever the concept of channel branding and enable TV stations to position themselves as premium options for audiences looking to enjoy quality, innovative and eye-catching experiences. “The more channels there are, the more important is the differentiation, particularly regarding advertisement and sponsoring revenues. Our job is to help our customers to value their offer with a top-class solution” says Glyn Bartlett, Head of Sales of Vector 3. About VECTOR 3 SA: Vector 3 develops high performance IT-based broadcast systems. Combining fault-tolerant playout automation, multiformat videoservers with built-in graphics and effects, and all the tools for managing a file-based workflow, Vector 3 systems meet the most demanding requirements for multichannel playout, channel branding, commercial insertion, local programming, and disaster recovery.
Over more than twenty-five years, Vector 3 has pioneered the introduction of IT into broadcast operations, achieving many industry firsts including the first frame accurate PC-based automation system, the first PC-based video server, the first format-agnostic video server, and the first distributed multichannel IT-only playout system. Supported by a global network of system integrators, Vector 3’s solutions are used around the world by more than a thousand broadcasters, for multi-site multichannel broadcasting, single-channel operation, and business continuity. For more information on Vector 3 and its products, visit www.vector3.tv
About VENTUZ AG
Ventuz Technology AG, located in Munich, Germany, is developer of 3D real-time technologies for presentations, events and TV-graphics. Main goal is the creation of solutions that combine state-of-the-art technologies with high class design. A central focus lies in interactive applications. Many agencies have already added Ventuz to their portfolio. Among the customers of these agencies are Microsoft, Porsche, Bosch, Adidas and many more. Furthermore, several TV stations and production companies worldwide are utilizing the broadcast-version of Ventuz, such as Fox Sports. For more information, visit www.ventuz.com