Comtec boosts its HD workflow with EVS XT3 and XTnano production servers
Monterrey, Mexico, August 13, 2014 – Comtec, Mexico’s premier television production company, is upgrading its live outside broadcast HD workflow with EVS to enhance productions for its customers including TV Azteca, ESPN, Concacaf, Telemundo, FOX, TDN and Univision.
“EVS’ HD solutions have been instrumental in helping us deliver high quality and highly reliable live event productions across our broadcast television, private networks and webcasts,” said Roberto Perez, CEO of Comtec. “Our customers expect top-quality results, and our latest investment in EVS technology is key to helping us deliver on our customers’ expectations.”
Multiple, flexibly configured XTnano HD/SD slow-motion replay servers provide Comtec’s outside broadcast trucks with audio/video file ingest, live feed recording, live slow motion and super motion, as well as clipping and playlist playout control.
The workflow is supported by an eight-channel XT3 production server from EVS. Based on EVS’ unique continuous recording loop technology, the XT3 seamlessly melds history, high-definition output, precise editing and the human touch into compelling storytelling. XT3 offers built-in proxies, optional 4K zooming, live multi-angle review and an industry first: 12 live recording channel support.
“The enhanced HD workflow brings speed and flexibility that will not only improve the efficiency and quality of Comtec’s productions, but will also raise the company’s profile in the production sector,” said Benjamin Mariage, vice president sales, Latin America, EVS.
EVS provides its customers with reliable and innovative technology to enable the production of live, enriched video programming, allowing them to work more efficiently and boost their revenue streams. Its industry-leading broadcast and media production systems are used by broadcasters, production companies, post-production facilities, film studios, content owners and archive libraries around the globe. It spans four key markets – Sports, Entertainment, News and Media.
Founded in 1994, its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionised live broadcasting. Its reliable and integrated tapeless solutions, based around its market-leading XT server range, are now widely used to deliver live productions worldwide. Today, it continues to develop practical innovations, such as its C-Cast second-screen delivery platform, to help customers maximise the value of their media content.
The company is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and North and Latin America. Approximately 500 EVS professionals from 20 offices are selling its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide customer support globally. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com
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