Versio™
Integrated Playout

On-Prem Playout Ecosystem for SDI/2110

Premium Playout Perfected

Broadcasters and media companies around the world rely on Versio™ for their channel origination needs, whether building a new playout center or planning an infrastructure refresh, operating in SDI or ST 2110 IP, or delivering in UHD or HDR.

Versio UIs

Broadcasters and media companies around the world rely on Versio™ for their channel origination needs, whether building a new playout center or planning an infrastructure refresh, operating in SDI or ST 2110 IP, or delivering in UHD or HDR.

Versio UIs

Designed as a fully software-based, integrated playout ecosystem, Versio is primed for any on-prem implementation, including complex, multi-channel playout environments. From ingest and media asset management to playout, master control, and graphics, Versio’s well-proven architecture ensures a powerful and robust turnkey channel origination system.

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Ideal for On-Prem

Wide range of features for work in SDI/ST 2110 environments and multichannel ecosystems in SD, HD or UHD

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Field-Proven Globally

Trusted and reliable in mission-critical playout operations

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Highly Adaptable

Configurable channel specs, multiple deployment options and redundancy topologies, comprehensive range of third-party integrations

Features

  • ST 2110
    NMOS IS-04/05, HD 1080i, 3G 1080p or 4K
    2110 -20/-30-/-31/-40 & -7 redundancy
  • Clip Playback
    Real time up/down-conversion,
    seamless multiformat playback
  • Graphics
    Import from After Effects, dynamic branding,
    10 layers with unlimited elements
  • Subtitles
    Insertion & passthrough
    closed captions, open captions, live captions
  • SCTE-104/35
    SCTE insertion & SCTE decoding for playlist triggers
  • VANC
    AFD, ARC, VCHIP/XDS
  • SDI
    HD 1080i, 3G 1080p or 4K
    PTP or Black Burst reference
  • UHD
    HD clip/live upconversion, HD simulcast output;
    SDR-709/HDR-HLS crossconversion
  • Mixing
    Crossfades, fades & dissolves
    Single & dual DVE
  • Single or Dual Channel
    Per turnkey server
  • Storage
    Internal or connected to online IOX NAS.
  • Automation
    Native Versio Automation or ADC Automation; drivers for 3rd-party devices
  • TS
    MPEG-2 or H264 encoding
    Virtualized environments
  • IN/OUT
    Live inputs, key/fill, program,
    clean & preset outputs, simulcast, branded+
  • Audio
    PCM, Stereo, Dolby, AAC
    up/down-mix, shuffling profiles
  • Advanced Audio Options
    Loudness, Nielsen/Kantar watermarking
  • Interoperability
    Open APIs, Traffic integration, Services layer

Applications

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Versio Caption Server...

Centralized web server used to query and distribute subtitle files before being embedded in the video of the channel output during playback. The service allows uploading and importing various closed caption files in multiple languages.

Versio Audio Profile Builder...

Tool to build and save audio shuffling profiles – route multiple sources to destinations, adjust gain levels, or mute tracks. Audio presets can be directly called out from the automation or the master control applications.
Integrated playout automation to streamline multichannel control environments with intuitive web-based UI. Designed to coordinate management of all Versio components needed for complete channel origination.
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Content management application for media preparation and distribution for playout. Manages all the required playout assets such as video, audio or graphics, and enables control of several key workflows to improve operational efficiency.
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Broadcast-grade solution with intuitive web-based UI to create or modify templates; full-motion preview and video overlay. Create simple or complex graphics using direct import from Adobe® After Effects®, and add dynamic-data driver content and real-time tags.
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Tool that provides a flexible redundancy solution, keeping up to five channels mirrored and synchronized, including automatic failover based on real-time health and status monitoring.
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Integrated ingest control application for scheduled recordings and crash records. Designed to optimize resources controlling pools of recording ports in Nexio SDI and Versio Ingest ST 2110 servers.
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Centralized web server used to query and distribute subtitle files before being embedded in the video of the channel output during playback. The service allows uploading and importing various closed caption files in multiple languages.

Configurable, web-based dashboard-builder designed for master control operations. Enables users to build customized, contextual-driven control and monitoring panels, with the right tools for manual channel control.
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File orchestration module ensures media assets and metadata required for channel origination make it where they need to be, on time. Integrates with third-party MAM tools, archives and storage devices. Automates workflows for transcoding, file transfer, metadata extraction and QC review.
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Tool to build and save audio shuffling profiles – route multiple sources to destinations, adjust gain levels, or mute tracks. Audio presets can be directly called out from the automation or the master control applications.

Benefits

  • Ground Operations
    Designed and maintained for
    demanding on-prem channels
  • Modular
    Scalable, malleable solution
    for any installation
  • Configurable
    Ideal for complex multi-channel playout environments with tailored customer requirements
  • Live Channels
    Suitable for highly reactive workflows and channels with live events (news, sports) thanks to superior automation and master control tools
  • Multi-Site
    Supports deployments distributed
    in multiple locations
  • High Interoperability
    Permits complex
    3rd-party integrations
  • End-to-End 2110 Ecosystems
    Build full ST 2110 environments, combine with Imagine Selenio Network Processor and Magellan Control
  • Ideal During Migrations
    Good for customers with mixed technical requirements, or slowly transitioning to other standards through a hybrid aproach
  • Elastic
    Easily add new functionality and maintain disruption-free operations
  • Multiple Channel Instances
    SD, HD 1080i, 1080p or UHD channels with HDR processing
  • IP Transition
    Flexible platform that allows migrating to IP playout at your own pace; SDI servers can be upgraded to ST 2110 when required
  • Simplified
    Deployment, integration and maintenance – move from multi-vendor distributed architectures to integrated playout (single vendor)

Resources

Malta’s GO Delivers Multiple Live Sport Channels with Imagine

GO’s new playout architecture provides enhanced efficiency and strong future-proofing.

Blog:
The Integrated Approach to Playout

Integrated playout platforms provide continuity and confidence during any long-term transition.

Playout Perspectives:
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