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Aveco's Redwood WHITE video engine is designed for effective playout and integrated channel origination emphasizing the best price-performance ratio as well as studio and MCR-oriented graphics engines.

Complete Channel Workflow

Providing a platform for clip playout, multi-layer graphics insertion including DVE, and many other broadcast features. 

Redwood WHITE is designed for running on COTS hardware. Deliverable as Aveco turnkey or as software-only with hardware locally provided.

Redwood WHITE is fully integrated with Aveco's ASTRA automation products including ASTRA Studio, ASTRA MCR and ASTRA MAM, providing cost efficiency and a high performance solution.

Best of Both Worlds

By combining the value of Aveco's robust, industry-standard automation system with the open-sourced CasparCG platform, you can take advantage of the best broadcast technologies, even with limited financial resources.

Video Engine

CasparCG is a Windows open source software platform used to play out graphics, audio, and video to multiple outputs. It has been proven on-air by premium broadcasters since 2006 in 24/7 operations.

Automation Platform

The ASTRA Suite of Tools can automate your facility’s workflows. By automating ingest, media asset management, master control playout, and studio operations, 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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Branding & Graphics
 More than ten independent keyers (graphics layers)
 Background layer (clip or live)
 Single layers from clip or live inputs
 Dual DVE for playout of two clips or live inputs
 Independent branding for simulcast channels
 Dynamic text substitution from Astra or external source
 Master Control Switching  Switching between live, graphics and recorded clips
 Clip Playout  Up to six internal players
 Typefaces  All standard font formats are supported
 BNC or Mini-DIN female, 75 Ω
 Up to eight bidirectional (up to four live inputs)
 NDI output
 Keying  Fill & Key input / output, downstream, alpha
 Graphics Formats  PNG, JPG, TIFF, GIF, Targa and FLV files, HTML5
 Media Wrappers  QuickTime self-contained, AVI, MXF OP-1a, MPEG-2 PS
 Codecs  MPEG-2, DV, XDCAM HD, DNxHD, ProRes
 Up-Conversion  Configurable pillarbox, crop, anamorphic
 Down-Conversion  Configurable letterbox, crop, anamorphic
 720p to 1080i
 1080i to 720p
 SD Resolutions and Frame Rates
 720 x 486i @ 29.97 fps
 720 x 576i @ 25 fps
 HD Resolutions and Frame Rates
 1280 x 720p @ 50 & 59.94 fps
 1920 x1080i @ 25 & 29.97 fps
 Capacity  On demand (based on COTS hardware)
 Redundacy  On demand (based on COTS hardware)
 NICs  Two or more GbE ports (one per I/O module)
 Access  FTP, CIFS and AFP services
 Automation & MAM  ASTRA Studio, ASTRA MCR and ASTRA MAM
 NRCS  ActiveX component for all major NRCS systems (iNEWS, ENPS, Octopus)
 Hot Swap Redundant  
 Input Voltage Range  100-240 V, 45-63 Hz
 Power Consumption  200 W
 Dimensions  1U, depth 59.7 cm / 23.5 in
 Weight  19 kg / 41,9 lbs
 Operating Temperature
 +5º to +35º  C
 Operating Humidity  8% to 90% non-condensing


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Key Features

  • Provides clip playout, multi-layer graphics insertion including DVE and many other broadcast features.
  • High performance with unlimited channel branding capabilities.
  • Usable as graphics engine suitable for upstream/downstream keying in studios and MCRs.
  • Video processing core is powered by CasparCG open source platform proven by premium broadcasters since 2006 in 24/7 operations.
  • Designed for running on COTS hardware, available for turnkey or software-only delivery.
  • Redwood WHITE is fully integrated with the following ASTRA automation products: