The 4K video playback and seamless content delivery to all screens called for complex pixel mapping. At the heart of the disguise system are eight 4x4pro media servers, which offered the best solution for ‘Spectacle’s’ enormous video canvas. By providing 16 3G-SDI outputs per unit, disguise significantly reduced the number of media servers required for the pixel mapping; the 4x4pros also send Art-Net to the atrium ceiling and lighting, which display a twinkling starscape and other effects.
“The sheer size of the overall video canvas and the multiple screen arrays and locations called for complex pixel mapping to use the ‘heads’ on our systems efficiently and squeeze out every pixel,” says Hans Beijer, VP Sales Americas for disguise.
“We also custom coded a multi-track application at the client’s request, which has now found its way into the current disguise software release,” he adds.
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