Maestro | News
Complete end-to-end real-time graphics and video production
From newscasts to sports programming, the visual needs of today’s broadcasters are complex. Maestro | News (formerly Maestro) is a universal controller for video and graphics that enables you to create, manage, distribute, and play out stunning, high-resolution 3D graphics and videos easily. And with the latest version, you gain greater platform integration, fast turnaround workflows, and extended user management to boost your production efficiency and possibilities further.
From on-air and interactive graphics, to virtual studio displays and high-res video wall content, Maestro | News provides everything you need for full end-to-end graphics and video production. Create 2D/3D graphics with the included Maestro | Designer (formerly 4Designer) authoring software. Then compose templates and take command of your live show with Maestro | News. You can even control video and graphics playback multiple ways—manually and with SmartShot, an iPad, an automation system, and a video switcher.
Maestro | News integrates with many newsroom and editing systems to expand production capabilities, providing a bundle of modular applications for easy scalability. Plus, its deep integration with MediaCentral simplifies workflows. Quickly add components and change configurations as needed. Interact with Maestro | News graphics from MediaCentral | Cloud UX (previously MediaCentral | UX). Find relevant content faster. Connect to MediaCentral | Production Management, MediaCentral | Asset Management and/or Interplay. Retrieve MediaCentral | Newsroom Management and iNEWS rundowns without MOS. And add MAM capabilities for even greater collaborative efficiency.
Maestro | News is a part of the new Avid story-centric workflow and seamlessly integrates with existing Avid production environments and a variety of newsroom and editing systems. Using the new MediaCentral | Maestro News app, journalists can quickly create and update real-time Maestro | News graphics to make stories stand out on air. And editors can use the News Producer NLE plug-in to add graphics to a Media Composer sequence or other video editing projects. Content cataloged in MediaCentral | Asset Management or Interplay | MAM can even be used to fill graphics templates.
Maestro | News works in conjunction with all HDVG platforms to deliver the best real-time 3D graphics rendering and performance in the market. Not only does it support multiple live video feeds and flexible clip playing capabilities, it offers the utmost in reliability and security. Plus, it can now connect into MediaCentral’s user management system, ensuring that only the right people have access to certain content, while preventing the accidental airing of incorrect content.