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Abekas Mira Production Server

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The Abekas Mira Production Multi-Channel Video Server is trusted in live TV applications by

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Abekas Mira Production Server

  1. 1. Mira Production Universal Format  Digital Video Production Server
  2. 2. Mira Production C U S T O M E R S
  3. 3.  Hundreds of channels in service around the world! CUSTOMERS Mira Production Server
  4. 4.  Hundreds of channels in service around the world! CUSTOMERS Mira Production Server
  5. 5.  Hundreds of channels in service around the world! CUSTOMERS Mira Production Server
  6. 6. Mira Production A P P L I C A T I O N S
  7. 7.  On-Set Monitor Displays • Looping animated graphics to “decorate” your studio set  VKA Animated Switcher Transitions • Extremely streamlined file-based workflow, especially when compared to competitive production video servers  Program Delay • Manual or Automatic Playback control OVERVIEW How can Mira Production be used?
  8. 8.  Live Ingest and Clipping • HD-SDI video recording with built-in Clip Trimming tools  Playlist Playout • Live on-air playout of any number of Playlists • Mouse+QWERTY (and/or) 3rd-party “XKeys” control panel  Media File Creation • Ingest HD-SDI base-band video, then export media files using built-in Media File Export tools OVERVIEW How can Mira Production be used?
  9. 9. Mira Production U S E R I N T E R F A C E
  10. 10.  Primary User Interface • App can also be installed on Windows-7 and Windows-10 computers for remote control  Via DisplayPort USER INTERFACE Mira Explorer
  11. 11.  MultiViewer • Can be undocked and moved onto extended desktop computer display • Connects to Mira server via second DisplayPort output USER INTERFACE Mira Explorer
  12. 12.  HD-SDI Output(s) • One output on 4-Channel Mira • Two outputs on 8-Channel Mira  Overlay Transparency USER INTERFACE Quad Viewer
  13. 13.  MiraConfig Utility • Configures all engineering aspects of Mira Production server • Simple and elegant operation • Engineering Staff all appreciate this comprehensive user interface! USER INTERFACE Mira Engineering Setup
  14. 14. Mira Production F I L E - B A S E D W O R K F L O W
  15. 15.  Hardware accelerated Import • Import at real-time and faster  Works on a queue basis • Watch Folder support, too!  Import wide range of popular media files • Import both Movies & Stills • RGB+Alpha support for VKA FILE-BASED WORKFLOW Import Media Files
  16. 16.  Pair channels for Video+Key  One asset to import, store, load & play “VKA” clips • Enormous streamlining of VKA clip creation, import & playout control • No competing server comes close to such an efficient VKA workflow FILE-BASED WORKFLOW Video+Key+Audio
  17. 17.  Multiple Channels for “Wide & High” multi-panel video displays.  One media file asset to import, store, load & play “Multi-Screen” clips—such as this, at EverBank Field: FILE-BASED WORKFLOW Multi-Screen Display
  18. 18.  Export to most popular media files with MOV & MXF wrappers: • AVC-Intra | Avid DNxHD | DVCPro-HD Sony XDCAM | MPEG-2 | MPEG-4  Native Media File Export • AVC-Intra & DVCPro-HD export at speeds of 5X to 15X real-time & faster • JPEG-2000 exports at near real-time FILE-BASED WORKFLOW Export Media Files
  19. 19. Mira Production O P T I O N A L F E A T U R E S
  20. 20.  Accommodates vertically-oriented “on-set” monitors  Pan & Crop control on each video channel  Use with live “EE” or “Off-Disk” clip play OPTIONS “Video Flipper” (Hardware for J2K only)
  21. 21.  AES Discrete Digital Audio • 8-Track AES Audio I/O on each video channel • Includes Analog LTC Timecode I/O per video channel • Small external 1RU / 2.5” deep breakout chassis OPTIONS AES Digital Audio (Hardware)
  22. 22.  16-Track Embedded Digital Audio • Expands 8-Tracks to 16-Tracks per video channel • Can be added to Mira Production server at any time, via Internet license installation OPTIONS Embedded Digital Audio (Software)
  23. 23.  Create Customized User Interfaces • Controls one or many Mira servers via Ethernet • iPad and Android applications allow remote control via Wi-Fi from tablet computers  Easy to Program • Application runs on Mira server itself, or on a remote Windows computer OPTIONS Mira MultiPLAY (Software)
  24. 24.  Game Shows  Multimedia Shows  Live Event Replay • Maximum creativity for any remote control need OPTIONS Mira MultiPLAY (Software)
  25. 25. Mira Production T E C H N I C A L
  26. 26.  (4) or (8) HD-SDI / SD-SDI Video Channels • Every Video I/O Channel can act as Recorder or Player  Choice of one Native Recording Video Codec • AVC-Intra: 50Mb/s or 100Mb/s • DVCPro-HD: 50Mb/s or 100Mb/s • JPEG-2000: 25Mb/s up to 200Mb/s (twenty bit-rate presets) TECHNICAL Video
  27. 27.  Video Formats • Operates in: SD / HD / UHD-4K  Line Standards • 526/59.94i & 625/50i • 720/50p; 720/59.94p & 720/60p • 1080/50i & 1080/59.94i • 1080/50p & 1080/59.94p • UHD-4K TECHNICAL Video Formats: AVC-Intra
  28. 28.  Video Formats • Operates in: SD / HD  Line Standards • 526/59.94i & 625/50i • 720/50p & 720/59.94p • 1080/50i & 1080/59.94i TECHNICAL Video Formats: DVCPro-HD
  29. 29.  Video Formats • Operates in: SD / HD / UHD-4K  Line Standards • 526/59.94i & 625/50i • 720/60p; 720/59.94p & 720/50p • 1080/59.94i; 1080/50i; 1080/23.98pSF & 1080/24pSF • UHD-4K (8-Channel servers only) TECHNICAL Video Formats: JPEG-2000
  30. 30.  Easily and instantly reconfigure video channels for: • Individual single video channels • Pair channels for Video+Key • Group video channels for “ISO” Record and Multi-Screen Displays • Pair channels for Stereoscopic 3DTV TECHNICAL Video
  31. 31.  Embedded Digital Audio • Featured on every video channel, on both HD-SDI input and output • 8-Track Embedded—Standard • 16-Track Embedded—Optional  Embedded Data—J2K Only • Closed-Caption Data supported • ATC / VITC Timecode supported TECHNICAL Audio & Data
  32. 32.  AES Discrete Digital Audio (Option) • 8-Track AES Audio I/O on each video channel • Includes Analog LTC Timecode I/O per video channel • Small external 1RU / 2.5” deep breakout chassis TECHNICAL Audio
  33. 33.  Input & Output Audio Router • Route Input Recorder Audio • Route Output Player Audio  Each video channel with unique route  Saves external equipment costs TECHNICAL Audio
  34. 34.  RS422 Serial Control Port on every Video Channel • Odetics / Louth VDCP / Sony BVW-75 • Connect via “Octal Breakout Cable” • RJ45-to-9D adapters included TECHNICAL RS422 Remote Control
  35. 35.  Ethernet control can access every Video Channel • AMP & VDCP Industry-standard Protocols supported • Mira Native Ethernet Application Programming Interface (API) freely available for customized control  Published & available on abekas.com website TECHNICAL Ethernet Remote Control
  36. 36.  RAID-6 Parity Protection—Standard Feature • Allows two media disk failures without affecting operations  SATA Media Disk Drives • Latest off-the-shelf disk drive technology, with ultra-fast performance and very high storage capacities  Instant access (5 frames) to play an active recording • Provides reliable “delayed” playback of active recording TECHNICAL Media Disk Array
  37. 37.  Hot-Swap Media Disk Drives • Very quick failed disk replacement—no hand tools required • Automatic “background” rebuild from parity data  Plug in new drive, rebuilding starts automatically TECHNICAL Media Disk Array
  38. 38.  Several Storage Capacities Available: • 4K & HD 1080p Storage Capacities:  6- to 88-Hours (at 400Mb/s & 200Mb/s) • HD 720p & 1080i Storage Capacities:  25- to 350-Hours (at 100Mb/s) • SD Storage Capacities:  100- to 1,400-Hours (at 25Mb/s) TECHNICAL Media Storage Capacities
  39. 39.  Standard Feature  Hot-Swap modules • No interruption to operations  Protects against power supply and external power circuit-breaker failures TECHNICAL Redundant Power Supply
  40. 40. Mira Production Universal Format  Digital Video Production Server Thank you! Visit abekas.com for more information

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