SKYLARK 7000

SKYLARK 7000 brings Instant Replay and Slow Motion to all sizes video content providers.

 

With up to twelve 3G-HD or four UHD inputs, the SKYLARK Instant Replay Server simplifies live editing for sports and live events broadcasting. With a highly intuitive jog/shuttle and T-bar and a multiscreen output, the inputs can be easily selected while generating instant replays from frame-by-frame to 100% speed range.

 

Thanks to the simultaneous recording of all inputs and the Live Cut editing tool, highlight packages generation while the event is happening becomes a cakewalk.

 

SKYLARK 7000 also delivers playlist sequences for promos or ad insertions within the event, providing further flexibility for local events or compact operations.

Description

With television coverage of sports on the rise, viewers demand better coverage and experiences. SKYLARK 7000 delivers a broadcast-quality yet affordable instant replay solution. With up to 12 HD camera inputs, you may capture every angle and select the best output, adding the instant replay with slow-motion effects and custom animations on the program signal.

Provide fans and sponsors an immerse experience with built-in professional design elements that unite branding together with highly detailed replays. Multiple camera inputs, playback speed adjustment, graphics, and audios to let the fans enjoy the best moments of the events.

SKYLARK 7000 provides with an integrated non-linear editor, enabling low-res workflows for the highlights preparation while the event is happening. Be the first to publish the best moments in your studio playout or VoD platform.

Features

  • Up to 12-HD or 4-UHD inputs
    Simultaneous recording of all inputs, during the course of the entire event, in parallel to playback of recorded moments and collections of stories.
  • Import of media files
    Media files import such MXF OPAtom to the server storage from an external production system.
  • Frame chase editing
    Low-res and hi-res editing while media is recorded with LiveCut and Adobe Premiere NLEs respectively.
  • Jog/Shuttle/T-Bar Controller
    Control of all server functions with the use of a professional Surface Panel. The Transport buttons, Jog/Shuttle Wheel for convenient picture search operations, high-quality T-Bar for Slow motion and fast access function keys.
  • Instant switchover to Slo-Mo
    Instantaneous switchover to slow playback mode in selected inputs. Smooth speed from 100% to frame-by-frame playback.
  • Built-in Multiviewer
    SDI and HDMI multiviewer output per server.
  • Playlist editor
    Playlist sequences for promos or ad insertions within the event.
  • Export of media to external NAS
    Media in the server may be exported to multiple network destinations.
  • N+1 to N+N schemes
    Recording and broadcasting redundancy with the sync of channels.

Specifications

SYSTEM
Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 and Scalable series, 12 to 52 cores configurations
Memory 8GB to 64GB
OS Drives 2 x 256GB SSD
Media Storage 4 TB to 32TB RAW
RAID RAID 10
OS Windows 7/8/10 64 bit &
Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2
BROADCAST I/OГ
SDI Inputs 3G SDI in accordance to ST 424M and ST 425M-AB
1.5G SDI in accordance to ST 292M
SD SDI in accordance with ST 259M
Reference Analog blackburst reference (tri-level or bi-level) or SDI input as reference
Video Formats SD: 625i, 25 f/s, or 525i, 29.97 f/s
HD: 1080i, 25 or 29.97 f/s, 720p, 50 or 59.94 f/s
3G HD: 1080p, 50 or 59.94 f/s
Audio Inputs 8 pairs embedded per I/O channel
8 AES/EBU pairs per video I/O channel
Audio Processing 16, 20, or 24-bit PCM, 48kHz.
Time Code NTP client over Ethernet
LTC in option
MEDIA FILE FORMATS
File Containers AVI
MOV
MP4
MXF D-10/OP1A
RAW DV/DIF
MPEG PS/TS
MPG
UHD Codecs1 XAVC-S 420
XAVC-I/L 420/422
HD Codecs DVCPro HD 100
HDV 25
XDCAM EX 25/35, XDCAM HD 18/25/35
XDCAM HD 422 50
AVCHD
MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-100Mbps
H.264, H.264 422 200Kbps-100Mbps
DNxHD 120 and 185
ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes
Proxy, ProRes 4444
SD Codecs DVCAM 25 Mbps, DVCPro 25/ 50
XDCAM IMX-30/40/50
AVCHD up to 24 Mbps
MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-30Mbps
H.264, H.264 422 200 Kbps-20Mbps
ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes
Proxy, ProRes 444
Uncompressed audio 16 bit PCM, 24 bit PCM, ADPCM
Audio Codecs MPEG-1 Layer II and Layer III, Dolby AC-3, ACC, Ogg Vorbis

ГBroadcast I/O depends on license and hardware configurations.
1Only available in UHD configurations.

Resources

DATASHEETS
SKYLARK 7000 series