Grass Valley Kula AV Powerful All-in-One Production Switcher

One of the biggest announcements at IBC 2019 was the Kula AV from Grass Valley.

The Kula AV is a powerful all in one video and digital audio mixing system. It includes full clip store integration, graphics creation and editing. It also features a multiviewer.

This appliance was created to support smaller video operations. The Kula AV is a compact system optimized for a single operator. It will provide everything a small production needs for a clean, professional look.

Kula AV packs a punch with a wide range of flexible features, in a 2RU mainframe. In addition to Grass Valley's FormatFusion3 technology, which auto-senses and seamlessly converts any combination of SD, HD and 1080p to the required output for unrestricted mixing of video signal types across all inputs and output, the system's integrated audio mixing capabilities include embed/de-embedding, clean and quiet audio switching, and audio-follow-video mode for simplified control

GrassValley Press Release

The Kula AV operates with a 2RU mainframe, and delivers the largest IO count in its switcher class. The Kula AV features 40 video and 80 audio inputs.

The Kula is operated with a 19" panel and a Mav audio module. The entire system can also be easily loaded into a flyback- transportation is easy and convenient.

The design allows for very little complexity when it comes to setup. This means one operator can use the Kula AV to create a full professional live production.

Producing first-class content is increasingly important to customers outside the traditional broadcast space — from corporate events to sports and live entertainment venues as well as houses of worship. We are a clear market leader in providing highly responsive, proven solutions for venue media production and Kula AV puts all of our expertise into an easy to deploy package, at an entry-level price. By bringing the power and capability of multiple systems into a compact form factor that will fit in even the most confined spaces, we allow smaller production operations to meet the demand for compelling, high quality content.

Mark Hilton, Vice President of Live Production at Grass Valley

Check out the full press release from grassvalley HERE

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