Hybrid IP, UHD-Ready Multiview Monitoring Solution

EPIC™ MV is a highly scalable, SDI/IP multiviewer for playout and monitoring environments, providing a single canvas for mixed signal types and a seamless transition path to an all-IP future. This microservices-based multiviewer is scalable to thousands of PiPs and hundreds of displays, providing a high-quality, low-TCO monitoring solution that optimizes IP infrastructure investment.

EPIC MV is a UHD-ready, multi-image display system with a rich set of supported tally, UMD protocols, and REST-API for the integration of control systems – it is primed for monitoring and monetizing content in high-value production environments.

The EPIC MV hardware sitting in front of a mutliviewer output screen

Back panel of the Epic MV Gen10 hardware

Mutliviewer monitors showing a live hockey game
  • Flexibility – Optimize configurations for any system
  • Scalability – Any interconnected unit can view any network signal, on any display
  • One Solution – Monitor different signal types at once, ‘eyes-on’ or by exception
  • Future-proof – Provides 4x1080p or dual UHD displays today, from a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) platform
  • Microservices-based – Provides the elasticity to meet the pace of change and innovation in any facility

48 HD inputs via 4x PCiE cards per 2RU 

  • Up to 48x SD/HD/3G over SDI inputs (option)
  • Up to 48x SD/HD @ 1.5Gb/s or 24x SD/HD @3Gb/s over ST 2022 inputs (option)
  • Up to 48x SD/HD @ 1.5Gb/s or 24x SD/HD @3Gb/s over ST 2110 inputs
  • Or any combination of SDI / ST 2022 / ST 2110 by increments of 12 inputs

2 UHD / 4 1080p displays 

  • H.264 and MPEG-2 CODECs standard
  • High VQ and rich graphics capabilities
  • Strong tally/UMD support, advanced content-based alarming
  • Rules Engine for MBE behaviors
  • PiP copies and sharing between devices
  • SMPTE ST 2022-6/7 (max. 48 inputs) via option boards
  • Low latency/High VQ
  • UHD display support
  • Landscape & Portrait displays
  • Independent display control
  • Rich graphics support & layout toolset
  • Clock & Timer support
  • Captioning, Subtitles & Teletext
  • AFD/WSS decode
  • GPIO (option)
  • VNC client in a PiP
  • MPEG-2/H.264 distribution decode
  • MPEG & AAC audio decode
  • DolbyE metadata monitoring
  • Integration API available
  • Magellan panel control
  • Ideal as a playout and multichannel monitoring system where data integration, captions & subtitles, and complex alarm scenarios are prevalent
  • Landscape and Portrait mode displays for optimal monitoring
  • Open, standards-based solution supporting ST 2022-6/7, ST 2110 environments
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