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New EVS Connected Live truck hits the road for US tour

Liège, Belgium, 18 April 2017 – Following the success of EVS’ first demo tour of the United States last year, the company will introduce a new, bigger live demonstration truck at the 2017 NAB Show. The brand new mobile unit has been designed and integrated with EVS’ latest live production technology.

EVS operators on board the new Connected Live truck will tour the US to demonstrate state-of-the-art live IP technology that gives production professionals greater collaborative working capabilities as well as creative toolsets for better live storytelling.

Connected Live technology

The demo truck will illustrate the versatility of the XT4K live production server with built-in IP connectors and 12G-SDI connectivity on a single wire, so users can build workflows around IP, SDI or hybrid technology.

EVS’ software-defined video switcher, DYVI will also be on board, showing how operators can benefit from its modular setup and faster configuration time. In addition, an entire collaborative production workflow, including XFile3, Connected Agent and C-Next solutions for sophisticated file transfer and monitoring will be displayed.

Creative Live demonstrations

Through connected workflows, the EVS truck will demonstrate solutions that help producers and directors to do more with their media assets, and allowing them to be more creative. Supporting 10-bit workflows, the XT4K will reveal its simple integration with HDR workflows.

DYVI’s more creative capabilities will also be showcased alongside IPWeb and Xplore, which give users easier access to media, no matter the source or where it’s stored. IPLink is also incorporated in the demo truck, illustrating the tight integration between live and post-production.

The EVS mobile unit will also feature the Epsio suite to show visitors how they can enrich replays with virtual and telestration effects and zoom in to higher resolution images. 360-degree point of view camera motion replays will also be displayed inside the truck.

An integrated iHSE Studio Series KVM system will demonstrate flexible sharing of server devices from a single keyboard and mouse. Visitors will see first-hand how a KVM matrix offers a more effective workflow environment.

“After last year’s success, we decided to renew the experience with a new and bigger truck,” said Quentin Grutman, SVP The Americas at EVS. “Customers really value the interaction with our solutions in a real-world environment and we look forward to building on the success of last year’s tour.”

NAB attendees will be able to see the the new Connected Live truck for the first time at the Alliance Production’s annual mobile truck event, which will take place on Monday, April 24. Immediately after the 2017 NAB Show, the EVS truck will hit the road for a year-long tour of the United States.


Media contacts

For more info about this press release, or to set up an interview with EVS, please contact:

Sébastien Verlaine
Global Marketing & Communications Manager
Tel: +32 4 361.7000
Email: marketing@evs.com

Martin Izzard (EMEA) or Melanie Crandall (Americas and APAC)
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry (PR company)
Tel: +44 (0)207 403 8878 / +1 310 739.0955
Email : evs@rlyl.com

About EVS

EVS is globally recognized as the technology leader for live video production. The company introduced Live Slow Motion replay in 1994, and has continued to build on its reputation for quality and reliability with solutions that enhance live sports, entertainment and news content. Innovations – such as the C-Cast multimedia platform and DYVI IT-based switcher – are raising the bar for live production enrichment, management and distribution. Broadcasters, rights owners, producers and venues alike use EVS to maximize the value of their productions and increase revenue streams. 

The company is headquartered in Belgium with offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and provides sales and technical support to more than 100 countries. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com

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Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the business, financial condition, and results of operations of EVS and its affiliates. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of EVS' management are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or performance of the Company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties relate to changes in technology and market requirements, the company's concentration on one industry, decline in demand for the company's products and those of its affiliates, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, and loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition which could cause the actual results or performance of the company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. EVS undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.