La Télé builds HD Facility with vsn

The Vaud-Fribourg TV project (La Télé) is building a new digital HD infrastructure including a newsroom, live production, master control and archive with systems from vsn.

The Swiss regional broadcaster comprises four outlying centers and the main technical headquarters located in Lausanne. The HDV video format will be used is throughout the production chain. The newsroom system (vsnnews) includes 22 seats, some of them located in the local centers, which contribute stories to the central system. Playout, graphics and teleprompter, also from vsn, are fully synchronized. The associated digital archive is a H.264-based version of vsnarchive3. Master control features two vsnmatic playout video servers and a vsncg graphics server.