Nevion VideoIPath is being rebranded as Maestro.
Nevion will showcase a range of virtualized media production solutions for flagship and award-winning orchestration and SDN control software, VideoIPath, at IBC2018.
Ahead of the event, Nevion is also rebranding its VideoIPath solution as Nevion Maestro (though it will be referred to occasionally as Nevion Maestro VideoIPath in the interim). The new name reflects that Nevion Maestro has grown substantially from VideoIPath’s original functionality of providing video connections over IP networks.
Johnny Dolvik, chief product and development officer for Nevion, said: “We are excited to showcase new updates to Nevion Maestro, both on a technical and brand level. The name change was long overdue, as the product now handles video, audio and data, and offers connection management, workflow planning, maintenance planning, monitoring and analysis, both in IP and mixed IP/baseband environments. It is already being used by leading broadcasters and service providers across the world for these applications.”
In addition to the change of name, Nevion is announcing a range of new features for both in LAN and WAN environments. In August Nevion announced that it and Arista had developed a joint solution that features a close integration of Nevion’s orchestration and SDN control, VideoIPath, with Arista’s Extensible Operating System (EOS) which will be demonstrated at Arista’s booth at IBC 2018. The partnership also allows Nevion to act as a reseller of Arista software driven cloud networking solutions.
Nevion VideoIPath panel.
Nevion Maestro is also now an NMOS IS-04-compliant registry, that equipment can register with and use to discover other equipment in the network. At IBC2018, Nevion will be showcasing a new NMOS IS-05 connection management driver, enabling Nevion Maestro to connect IS-05 compliant media equipment.
Other key new features of the Nevion Maestro include:
- New Dual path redundancy (DPR) and Passive path redundancy (PPR) support, adding to the existing protection capabilities (SIPS, EPP and EPP passive)
- New bi-directional connections across same path, meaning Nevion Maestro can now ensure that bi-directional connections can be set-up in one operation and are guaranteed to run down the same path.
- Updated GUI, that offers the choice of light or dark themes (designed to fit in control room environments)
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