Mediapro chooses EVS for production, playout

December 17, 2008

Spanish sports broadcaster Mediapro has chosen EVS systems for the production and playout of Gol TV, its new HD sports channel. The channel is produced in the recently inaugurated Mediapro/Imagina facility in Barcelona, Spain.

Mediapro’s premium paid TV channel Gol targets football fans, providing them with live broadcasts, match highlights and news bulletins from around the world. Matches are recorded in HD and simultaneously broadcasted in SD and HD on

EVS provided Mediapro with seven HD XT[2] production servers for the ingest of up to 28 incoming feeds; a central storage infrastructure with a fiber channel fabric topology and a capacity of 30TB; 27 IPDirector workstations for ingest, logging, browsing and playout control features; four MulticamLSMs for live editing; 12 HD CleanEdit NLE workstations for news and highlights editing; and two HD XT[2] (four-channel) servers controlled by the vsnmulticom automation system for playout.

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