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Next generation media serving: AV Stumpfl launches Wings Engine developments

Next generation media serving: AV Stumpfl launches Wings Engine developments

Austrian multimedia and presentation innovators AV Stumpfl has announced the latest developments of its next generation of its Wings Engine.

New hardware and software models will be released in 2015 coinciding with use in top-level project installations.

“With the latest developments in our Wings Engine line, multimedia professionals will be able to deliver higher quality live show content with less hardware investment,” says Tobias Stumpfl, commercial director at AV Stumpfl. “A new hardware platform features more input and output options, higher data rates including up to four times uncompressed 4K RAW playback per server, more storage and processing power. Software utilizes all these new features and comes with a new multiple user and multiple timeline workflow.”

An operator’s system can be distributed over multiple physical machines. This means that multiple operators to control specific elements of a show. New multi-timeline and multi-master design enables ‘hot backups’ to be saved for critical jobs.

The new 64bit architecture software core includes native support for professional GPU functions. Processing is achieved on GPUs saving valuable server memory and other resources.

The next generation server ensures playback 
of up to three streams of 4K image sequences at up to 60fps per stream in real-time using smart and clever software design.

The server hosts AV Stumpfl’s next generation media platform available for fixed or live environments. A dedicated operating system which is based on the robust Windows Embedded platform. The operating system however features a dedicated operator desktop which shows no Windows elements but only AV Stumpfl’s proprietary functions such as a built in EDID manager, Backup & Restore and other system functions.

All products are supported by AV Stumpfl’s international ecosystem of partners who offer support and product training on site.

11th June 2015

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