Full Broadcast/Production integration for EDIUS 9


There's a reason why more than 200 GV STRATUS systems are in use all over the world — it makes getting productions to air easier and faster than ever before.

GV STRATUS is a full set of production tools in one application — designed for simplicity, efficiency and speed — because exceptional, highly creative content starts with an efficient, flexible workflow. GV STRATUS lets you better manage entertainment, on-air operations and news production media workflows to stay competitive. Since GV STRATUS's task-driven tools operate in a variety of environments, and can be specifically tailored for each user's job function, you'll increase efficiency and enable more effective collaboration throughout the entire production lifecycle.


Key Features

  • Complete and adaptable production workflows — media production tools to assist ingest, editing, content aggregation, logging, transfer and playout:
    • User permissions provide access rights and control for groups and users to read, write, delete or be denied access to media content
    • Permissions can be applied to metadata fields
    • Manage assets by configuring bins/folders to best suit particular workflows
    • High-resolution or proxy access to shared storage content
    • Three proxy compression qualities available, up to 720p HD, as standard. Custom proxy sizes are supported, from 320x280 to 1920x1080 resolution, up to 15 Mb/s.
    • 32-channel audio proxy support (for proxy files scavenged by GVRE)
    • Create custom panels for logging assets live or post event
    • Prepare and publish assets to digital media platforms
    • Assignment list tools with linkage to NRCS and GV Rundown
    • User-friendly operations of K2 system channels
    • Feed ingest scheduler with read-only mode for non-ingest operators
    • Transfer scheduler facilitates the pre-planned movement of content to offline or removable storage, or to other network destinations
    • Live streaming proxy monitoring of input and output of K2 channels
    • Efficiently assemble and edit playlists
    • Populate and ingest files from multiple removable media devices
    • Send messages and attachments between multiple GV STRATUS users
    • Play assets and add markers and keywords
    • Choice of destinations and formats to send finished edited material, either to K2 storage or external destinations
    • Storyboard editing with instant on-air playback
    • Play clips or ingest events in full-resolution or proxy
    • Review, create and add metadata
    • Powerful search functions — including search for "Is Empty" in all fields
    • Rules engine allows user-friendly set up of automated workflows to transfer, export, import, transcode and delete assets, according to specific criteria
    • Intuitive navigator panel to explore assets, devices and tools
    • Set and monitor file system based quotas
    • Manage transfer, import and export of files, including integration with file transfer acceleration solutions, such as Aspera FASP protocol
    • Import/export QuickTime, MXF and GXF files
    • Configure YouTube exports directly from GV STRATUS
    • Export native H.264 proxy up to 1920x1080 resolution without transcoding
  • User workspace management — configure preferences and recall individual user interface built for each task
  • Monitor storage capacity/channel status on K2 system
  • Rules engine foundation enables auto-rule actions to automate workflow tasks
  • Choice of mainstream craft editors: Grass Valley EDIUS, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Avid Media Composer (standalone, with Avid ISIS or Avid Interplay)
  • EDIUS XS editing of proxy assets with offline media — allows low-resolution editing of assets still in the archive
  • WAN-based workflows that enable multisite media processing from GV STRATUS clients across distributed facilities and from remote field locations
  • Thanks to our integration with Aspera, media can be transferred across geographically distributed locations via the FASP high-speed transport mechanism
  • RESTful API available to third parties for new tool/application development — support of licensing and support agreements with selected partners and system integrators
  • Professional Services expertise to provide workflow consulting and manage deployments and commissioning
  • GV STRATUS server components supplied as VMWARE ESXI images to run on approved customer-furnished hardware and ESXI server infrastructure 
  • Intelligent background resource management to balance the load between service providers such as transcode engines, proxy encoders, archive providers, FTP transfer servers, etc, so that system resources are always optimized and system administrators can monitor system load
  • EDIUS Project Management: browse through and search for EDIUS projects and contained sequences from the GV STRATUS navigator Share work/projects among different editors. Import standalone EDIUS projects as GV STRATUS-managed projects

Example Newsroom


Please contact Grass Valley for more information.