With Network Bridging, two or more independent VSM-controlled IP installs can share relevant sources.
Lawo has announced the latest software release of its VSM IP broadcast control system. The new VSM Release 2020-2 will be available from summer 2020.
Featuring new Flow State Master functionality, Lawo's VSM now ensures that an IP infrastructure is in a deterministic routing state at all time. In addition, it restores this state automatically after partial or full outages in the network infrastructure, bringing a new level of operational security to IP production environments.
Wallboxing is another add-on service for multi-studio facilities that require frequent changes to the studio floor setup. This feature allows users to move devices across an API-controlled IP infrastructure and to maintain flow connectivity. In a large production facility, devices like stageboxes, monitors, teleprompters, etc., are likely to be moved around a lot. Wallboxing ensures that existing IP links are re-established when a device is connected to a switchport at the new location.
With Network Bridging, two or more independent VSM-controlled IP installs can share relevant sources. Whenever one network infrastructure needs to access selected sources of another network infrastructure, VSM facilitates this with minimal configuration efforts while preserving most of the functionality exposed to operational workflows. An operator working on the signal-providing system marks sources as “shared” so that operators on the signal-consuming system can access these signals for local use.
The tielines between systems are automatically and silently managed by VSM, based on actual signal consumption across the connected installs. Typical applications are nationwide facility connections, truck-to-facility connections, and increasingly also truck-to-truck connections.
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