Slomo.tv Showcases Server-based Sports Production Tools

Slomo.tv is showing off videoReferee which is designed to meet video refereeing applications in Soccer, Handball, Basketball, Ice Hockey and Athletics (Track and Field).

With 24 channels, this 4U server supports both 3G and HD formats and has four graphics outputs for monitors of up to 4K resolution displaying GUI, Multiviewer and Referee's interfaces. It is designed to provide immediate file transfer into the sports arena network for easy decision making during in-play incidents. Also, its broadcast quality output meets all broadcasters’ arena TV needs, says the firm.

“First introduced at IBC last year, slomo.tv’s Simple RII compact production server has already attracted attention from sport broadcasters worldwide thanks to its advanced functionality and affordable price,” says Mike Gilman, CEO.

At IBC, the company debuts an enhanced version, complete with extended 3G SDI support, six recording channels, search capabilities on all six channels and two playback channels with transition effects. In addition, slomo.tv will offer a new 8-channel 3G video refereeing option.

A key focus of the slomo.tv booth will be its Dominator AT/3G server, which was launched at NAB and now features an enhanced AVC Intra encoder option which makes it compatible with Panasonic AVC Intra and Sony XAVC media formats.

Another development is the integrated solution for remote broadcast based on slomo.tv’s Dominator AT/3G server and Production MAM by industry newcomer, HTS. This combination enables users to remotely create summaries and special playlists as well as event logging and pre-editing during the live recording of shows.

"At IBC, we will demonstrate how slomo.tv is entering a new phase of development - capitalizing on our technological success, we are expanding into new markets,” commented Gilman.

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