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The next-generation live production server that transforms live action into memorable stories

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The XT-VIA production server is designed to meet the most demanding live broadcast production requirements, integrating all new formats and protocols from HD to 8K, SDR to HDR, and SDI to IP in a single versatile solution. Built from EVS’ live engineering expertise, XT-VIA guarantees an unmatched level of control and precision and offers a boosted capacity of up to six channels of UHD and 16+ channels of HD, making it the most powerful system on the market.

  • JT-NM tested certification
  • JT-NM SMPTE ST 2110 test certification

Core Benefits

  • The fastest and most reliable server on the market

    Consistently output the best quality content for all your productions, whenever and however they’re deployed thanks to EVS’ signature speed and reliability and loop recording technology.

  • Full flexibility for UHD or HD operations

    XT-VIA conveniently supports multiple video formats including UHD-4K, 1080p, and even offers 1080p to UHD-4K upscaling. It also provides over 370 validated I/O configurations to roll out workflows tailored to your specific needs, from the same server.

  • Live HDR production

    XT-VIA is already built out for HDR broadcasting. It supports HDR in all resolutions and allows HDR-SDR conversions from its embedded Multiviewer, removing the need for any additional monitoring investment.

  • Advanced connectivity

    The server provides hybrid SDI/IP connectivity and assures you full IP interoperability with other systems thanks to approved SMPTE 2110, PTP and NMOS standards.

  • High speed media sharing network

    XT-VIA allows simultaneous use of both the new XNet-VIA and file-based network, providing a guaranteed bandwidth for playout and content sharing to external devices for all your demanding live workflows.

  • High quality super motion replays

    With the support of the highest number of super motion cameras in the market, ranging from 2x up to 16x, XT-VIA delivers super slow-motion replays of the best quality.

Technical Specifications

Channels

  • 16+ch FHD and HD (720p, 1080i, 1080p)
  • 6ch UHD-4K (2160p) including integrated upscale from 1080p
  • 2ch UHD-8K Supported on special edition (4320p)

Codecs

  • UHD-4K: XAVC-Intra, DNxHR
  • HD/FHD: XAVC-I, AVC-I, DNxHD or ProRes
  • PROXY : MJPEG or NEW - H.264

IP I/O

  • 10G Ethernet SFP+
  • NEW - 100G as an option
  • ST2022-6, NEW - ST2022-7, ST2022-8, ST2110 (-10, -20, -21, -30, -40)
  • NMOS IS-04, IS-05, EMBER+
  • PTP

SDI I/O

  • 1.5G-SDI, 3G-SDI and 12G-SDI selectable in software settings

Audio

  • 192 uncompressed audio tracks
  • Embedded, AES and MADI support

Storage

  • Internal storage of 18TB
  • Expandable to 54TB
  • Recording capacity of up to 130 hours of UHD-4K
  • Hot swap storage

Multi-Network Onboard

  • EVS XNet (3G-SDTI)
  • EVS XNet-VIA (10Gbps Ethernet-IP)
  • Dual 10G media sharing network
  • Redundant 1G management LAN ports

Embedded Multiviewer

  • 2 external inputs
  • 4 individual outputs
  • Tally support
  • 16 different layouts
  • NEW - Conversion from HDR to SDR

Components

  • LSM-VIA
    IP-based replay and highlights solution
    EVS’ next-generation IP-based replay and highlights solution delivers unprecedented usability, flexibility, speed and control for your live productions. With full IP connectivity and software-defined technology onboard, LSM-VIA supports flexible deployment models, including remote and even multi-site simultaneous production.
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  • LSM
    Remote controller
    The legendary live slow motion control panel offers unmatched speed and precision for your slow motion / super slow motion replays and live editing operations.
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  • Multicam
    Server operating system
    The Multicam server operating system is the driving force behind EVS’ live production servers. It provides an interface between the user and the server to easily set up I/O configurations and create programming from the world’s most watched live events. Its latest version, the Multicam 16.3 expands the server’s capabilities with new configurations, including supermotion configurations and 1080p to UHD-4K upscaling. It also allows the roll out of the new, high-performing IP media sharing network, XNet-VIA, giving users a quick and flexible way to share live content to and from anywhere in the workflow.

See XT-VIA in Action

Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, host of the Super Bowl LIV

Fox Sports teams up with EVS for an eye-catching HDR coverage of Super Bowl LIV

Customer profile The challenge The solution Results Customer profile Boasting an extensive portfolio of world-class sporting events, FOX Sports is one of the leading broadcast networks in the US.

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