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Media sharing at lightspeed

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Simple media sharing for live production

XNet-VIA is the new EVS ethernet media sharing network that allows faster, more efficient live media sharing between XS-VIA and XT-VIA servers and future live production tools on the VIA platform. The ethernet network can serve the largest events in the world while providing users with the peace of mind in knowing that they have a secure and easy-to-deploy network for all their productions.

Key benefits

  • Faster networking

    EVS' new ethernet network allows you to share content faster wherever you are located and supports higher bandwidth for higher resolution networking like 1080p HDR and UHD-4K.

  • Plug & play simplicity

    Don't waste time with IP addresses, subnetting, and complex IP networking. EVS gives you a simplified way to leverage ethernet networking to build a high-speed sharable network for live events.

  • Peace of mind

    EVS provides you with a solid component to secure a next generation for media sharing network between live production tools.

Technical Specifications

XNet-VIA

  • Bi-directional 10Gbps Ethernet-based network
  • Requires XT-VIA or XS-VIA servers and compatible SFP + Optics or DAC Cables
  • Requires XHub-VIA switch
  • Connects up to 29 servers in one network

XHub-VIA

  • 1RU Half Rack
  • Redundant power supplies
  • 18 ports 1/10/25 GbE
  • 4 ports 40/100 GbE (splittable)
  • 2 ports 1GbE for Management

Components

  • XHub-VIA
    Network appliance
    XHub-VIA switch is at the core of XNet-VIA network deployment. This network appliance is specifically optimized and pre-configured to seamlessly set up and operate XNet-VIA networks over ethernet. Several XHub-VIA switches can be connected to build large networks and their small form-factor and shallow depth makes them ideal for usage in Outside Broadcast environments.