Stack of Avid FastServe video servers

Deliver the story first

Get greater workflow flexibility with a powerful next-gen video server line that offers higher channel counts in a compact new design. The FastServe family tightly integrates with the MediaCentral platform, empowering creative teams to ingest, edit, and play out content lightning-fast for news, sports, entertainment, and other live productions. And its modular architecture fits any budget, improves efficiency, and provides a smooth transition from HD to UHD, and from SDI workflows to video over IP.

Customer story

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Product highlights

  • Accelerate workflows with tight integration
  • Create better content faster
  • Improve efficiency while lowering costs
  • All FastServe servers are designed to streamline ingest and playout across your entire MediaCentral production environment. Tightly integrated with Avid NEXIS and MediaCentral, FastServe can dramatically speed up and improve existing workflows with a choice of three server configurations—FastServe | Ingest, FastServe | Live Edit, and FastServe | Playout.

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  • Whether ingesting media, editing highlights, providing replays, or sending content to playout, FastServe enables you to deliver higher quality, more compelling content faster. With support for HD and UHD resolutions—and the ability to ingest more content at a lower price and edit media while capturing it—you can turn around content for any changing scenario faster, whether it’s breaking news, an incredible play, a hot political debate, or other live event.
  • Understanding industry requirements to improve efficiency and reduce costs, FastServe is fine-tuned to better address broadcasters’ ever-growing needs. The servers protect your capital investment by supporting both today’s and tomorrow’s technologies, so you can be “future-ready” right now, with SDI transitioning to video over IP, and HD transitioning to UHD resolutions.

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