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4K Workflow

The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ has seen the next evolution in sports broadcasting, with three matches – including the Final – captured in live 4K.

4K/HD Live Camera System

PMW-F55 with CA-4000 fibre adaptor captures 4K live

HD4k Camera

Switcher System

MVS-8000X 4K/HD switcher with PVM-X300 4K monitors for 4K live switching.


Near online and long-term archive on ODS-D77U Optical Disc Archive.

4K/HD Live
Server System

PWS-4400 records four 4K channels as NLE-friendly XAVC files.

Control Workstation

PWSK-4403 control panel for intuitive control of PWS-4400

Media Gateway

Controls file transfers between PWS-4400 and other servers and external drives.


Live playout for distribution and transmission.

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