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Aveco's Redwood BLUE is a professional multipurpose video engine powered by Harmonic Spectrum technology. It is designed for ingest, playout and integrated channel origination applications where quality, reliability and redundancy are paramount.

Complete Channel Workflow

Providing a platform for live-to-disk recording, clip playout, graphics insertion, master control switching with DVEs, subtitling, independent branding of simultaneous channels and many other broadcast features, Redwood BLUE's hardware and software is both modular and scalable to provide the right feature set required by today's premium broadcasters as well as budget-constrained stations.

Redwood BLUE is fully integrated with Aveco's ASTRA automation products including ASTRA Studio, ASTRA Take 2, ASTRA MCR, ASTRA MAM and ASTRA Ingest,  providing a powerful, fully expandable and adaptable system.

Best of Both Worlds

As a result of the combined technologies of Harmonic - the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure solutions, and Aveco's robust, industry-standard automation system, Redwood BLUE meets the needs of the most demanding customers.

Video Engine

Redwood BLUE video engine is highly scalable solution suitable for traditional broadcast chains as well as for integrated channel playout. Built-in multilayer graphics and dynamic text over playback or live video, DVE, master control switching with clip playback and ingest capabilities makes Redwood BLUE perfect for a wide range of applications. Providing two SD/HD channels per module, with up to four channels per unit, Redwood BLUE gives you the ability to add channels as your business needs change. For reliability and fault tolerance, video engine components operate independently so that any failure is self-contained and has no impact on any other operation. Moreover, should a failure occur, components are hot swappable so that the system remains operational.

Automation Platform

The ASTRA Suite of Tools can automate your facility’s workflows. By automating ingest, media asset management, master control playout and studio operation, your costs are lower and your workflows are simpler. Built around powerful media asset management, ASTRA provides tools to manage all of your content locally, from your desktop or from remote locations.

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Key Features

  • Applications include ingest, playout and channel origination.
  • Provides live-to-disk recording, clip playout, graphics insertion, master control switching including DVEs, subtitling, independent branding of simulcast channels and many other broadcast features.
  • Proven solution for a wide range of applications.
  • Video processing core of Redwood BLUE is powered by Harmonic Spectrum technology.
  • Designed for premium broadcasters as well as for budget-constrained stations.
  • Modular and scalable software and hardware architecture to exactly meet your needs.
  • High level of quality, reliability and redundancy.
  • Redwood BLUE is fully integrated with the following ASTRA automation products: