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Aveco's Redwood WHITE is designed for cost-effective video and graphics playout in integrated channel origination and in studio production.

Integrated Channel Workflow

Redwood WHITE provides a platform for clip playout, multi-layer graphics 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-leading automation system with the open-sourced CasparCG platform, broadcasters take advantage of the best on-air 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, broadcasters lower costs and simply workflows. Built around powerful media asset management, ASTRA provides tools to manage content and operations locally and remotely, on-premises and in the cloud.

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 SDI Inputs/Outputs
 BNC, 75 Ω
 4 bidirectional
 Others  Black burst reference input
 Network  Two 1GbE ports
 Access: FTP, CIFS
 SD Output Video Definition
525i59.94, 625i50
 HD Output Video Definition 1080i59.94, 1080i50
 Media File Wrappers  QT MOV (self-contained), MXF OP1a, AVI, MPG, MP4
 Codecs  MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DV, XDCAM HD, DNxHD, ProRes
Conversion  Up - configurable pillarbox, crop, anamorphic
 Down - Configurable letterbox, crop, anamorphic
 Cross - 720p to 1080i, 1080i to 720p
 Channels  SMPTE 299M/272M
 Up to 8 embedded per video channel
 Formats Uncompressed  16, 24, 32-bit PCM @ 48 kHz
 Integrated Channel Playout  Up to 3 live inputs, 2 independent program outputs
 Master Control Switching  Frame-accurate transitions between live and recorded clips
 Clip Playout
 2 HD Channels
 Branding & Graphics
 HTML5 based graphical templates
 Adobe Creative Suite authoring
 8 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
 External key, fill inputs
 3-point animations
 Dynamic text substitution from Astra or external source 
 All standard font formats are supported
 Media Playout Ports  2 playout ports
 Dedication  Videoserver for playout, Integrated Channel Playout
 Automation  ASTRA Studio, ASTRA MCR and ASTRA MAM
 NRCS  Avid/iNEWS, ENPS, Octopus, Annova OpenMedia and others
 MAM  Thumbnail generator, watch folder file ingest
 Capacity  Two hot swappable durable SSD drives (4TB each) optionally expandable
 Redundacy  Default mirror redundancy
 Power Supply  Dual redundant, hot-swappable
 Input Voltage Range  100-240 V, 50-60 Hz
 Power Consumption  Max 200 W
 Dimensions  1U, depth 65 cm / 25.6 in
 Weight  16,33 kg / 36 lbs
 Operating Temperature
 +5º to +35º  C
 Operating Humidity  8% to 90% non-condensing
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Key Features

  • Clip playout, live inputs, multi-layer graphics insertion including DVE and many other broadcast features.
  • High performance with quality channel branding capabilities.
  • Usable as graphics engine suitable for studios and master control playout.
  • The video processing and graphics core is powered by CasparCG, an open-source platform maintained by a large community of 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:
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