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ERTU deploys Lightworks and Geevs systems

ERTU has recently invested in eight Alacrity Editors and two Geevs Servers from Gee Broadcast Systems Ltd

ERTU has recently invested in eight Alacrity Editors and two Geevs Servers from Gee Broadcast Systems Ltd. The system with eight Alacrity MR editors has been configured in pairs and includes shared storage. The Alacrity MR offers multi-resolution support and allows the editing of mixed format material in the same project. The edit suites, configured with support for MXF and Sony XDCam, also provide fast editing with shared material and projects. The Lightworks console provides an effi cient user interface and facilities are also provided for voice over.

Each Alacrity editor is based on a Dual processor dual core workstation and has the Inscriber Titlemotion CG and Combustion effects software installed. Using the Sharknet Gigabit networking allows each pair of Alacrity editors to share their own storage and that of a central NAS store. Archiving facilities are provided with the NAS store.

The Geevs SD Servers will be connected to the Alacrity editing system by the Sharknet network to provide easy sharing of material. The Geevs Servers provide ingest and playout facilities to complement the editing suites.

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