Evertz opens new training center in Munich


Evertz, the global leader in technology solutions for media and entertainment, is proud to announce the opening of the new DreamCatcher Training Center (DCTC) in Munich, Germany. As a provider of hardware and software live production workflow tools, Evertz is excited to offer broadcasters and content providers a new resource to help create high-quality content at unprecedented speeds.

“We understand that moving to a new live production platform not only requires technical excellence, but also relies on operators who know the platform inside out and feel confident to operate it very quickly and efficiently. », Declares Sebastian Ruchti, DACH Sales Engineer. “Therefore, we decided to set up a DreamCatcher ecosystem here in Munich that can host multiple operators, which not only allows operators to familiarize themselves with the system locally, but also allows customers to experience our award-winning workflow. BRAVO Studio remote from anywhere. . “

Located in the SpaceNet building in Munich, DCTC has connectivity to perform full remote workflow-based demonstrations of the XPS RealTime UHD / 3G / HD streaming platform and BRAVO Studio platforms from Evertz.

XPS is Evertz’s next-generation UHD / 3G / HD streaming platform that uses SRT, RIST and Zixi for secure and reliable contribution over IP networks with ultra-low latency. XPS is a software-defined HEVC and H.264 real-time encoding / decoding platform ideal for live or cloud-based applications where security, high quality and low latency are essential.

This allows customers to send broadcast quality video feeds over the public internet from a site to DCTC Munich, while having the DreamCatcher output returned to the site via SRT, or to post the video feed directly to social media. via RTMPS.

DreamCatcher’s operational interface can be accessed via an internet VPN connection with DreamCatcher-ANYWHERE technology, which facilitates site setup and production by giving remote producers and operators full control of the system through a web browser.

“While DCTC Munich operates on-premise DreamCatcher hardware, Evertz has deployed similar workflows for fully virtualized remote production in the cloud,” says Mo Goyal, Senior Director, International Business Development, Live Media Production, for Evertz. “Being able to access BRAVO Studio remotely and integrate its full set of features at scale is a real change to the way live content production can be done today, but also a great tool for our European customers to learn. how DreamCatcher and BRAVO can be used in the traditional way.

Evertz’s DreamCatcher production suite is a software system that runs on a robust operating system and offers flexibility in mezzanine codecs that include MPEG-2 i-Frame, JPEG 2000, XAVC, and JPEG XS. External interfaces can be SDI (up to 12G / UHD) or IP (SMPTE ST 2110 or compressed over the MPEG-2 transport stream).

The advanced feature set of the DreamCatcher user interface provides intuitive and comfortable ease of use for the operator, while providing a comprehensive method of jog / shuttle review, clip creation, metadata insertion, search, create playlists, play and export content. The user interface is designed to speed up workflows with sources and controls visualized for operators of any skill level.

DreamCatcher BRAVO Studio simplifies production by unifying and integrating multiple DreamCatcher applications, ShotTracker’s innovative sensor-based live data analytics and Ease Live data-driven interactive graphics into a single platform ideal for productions entertainment, games and sports.

BRAVO Studio’s intuitive interface can be tailored for one- or two-person productions with six to eight camera sources, allowing broadcasters to maximize revenue from a live production by creating high-quality content at a lower cost. The easy-to-use touchscreen control allows storytelling to take precedence with the rest of the production tools literally at your fingertips.

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