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 is a universal controller for video and graphics that enables you to create, manage, distribute, and play out stunning, high-resolution 3D, UHD, and HDR graphics and videos easily. And with the latest version, you gain deeper integration with MediaCentral to boost your production efficiency and collaborative 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 real-time graphics with the included Maestro | Designer 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 automation systems and video switchers. And when paired with the new Maestro | Engine real-time graphics and video rendering platform, you gain greater performance and capabilities to take today's production into the future.
Maestro | News integrates with MediaCentral and other newsroom and editing systems to simplify and speed production workflows. Quickly add components and change configurations as needed. Easily find, edit, and add Maestro | News graphics to stories from anywhere, using any device. Connect to MediaCentral and/or Interplay to find content faster. Retrieve MediaCentral | Newsroom Management and iNEWS rundowns without MOS. And add MAM capabilities for even greater collaborative efficiency.
At its core, Maestro | News is a robust content playout device that significantly speeds up video turnaround, so you can be the first to air. Play back sequences without having to flatten projects or transcode media, eliminating the time spent on rendering files. And play media directly from Avid NEXIS instead of transferring content to a playout device.
Maestro | News works in conjunction with your choice of Maestro | Engine platform to deliver the best real-time 3D, HD, UHD, and HDR graphics rendering and performance in the market. Not only do they support multiple live video feeds and flexible clip playing capabilities, they offer the utmost in reliability and security. Plus, they 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.