Ensemble Designs Announces Hard Surface Control Panel For Avenue Layering Engine
Ensemble Designs also announced the addition of a hard surface control panel for their award winning Avenue Layering Engine product. The IP connected control panel brings a solid hardware user interface to its already easy to use web browser control software.
“This is a real panel with real buttons to control keying and vision mixing functions positively and instantly,” said David Wood, CEO and Chief Design Engineer with Ensemble Designs. “In addition, the panel works with other interfaces making it the perfect solution for use with automation. The operator can quickly and positively override automation functions in the event of a service disruption or equipment failure.”
The new control panel features a front panel LCD display that shows thumbnails of sources allowing instant verification of switching selections. When used alongside the award winning web browser interface that can be accessed with any web browser enabled device such as an iPad or laptop computer, all of the functionality of the powerful vision mixing and keying system can be harnessed in a compact, easy-to-use control position. The new control panel is connected via IP allowing access from anywhere on the network, and can be powered via POE for easy, single wire hook up. Source selection, cuts, dissolves, and three levels of keying can be independently controlled via the new control panel.
“Customers have been asking for a hard control surface for the Avenue Layering Engine and now we have delivered it,” said Mondae Hott, Director of Sales with Ensemble Designs. “This easy to use interface is a beautiful compliment to the elegant award winning keying and vision mixing software interface. The fact that it works along side automation interfaces, makes it a wonderful solution for master control or bypass situations.”
The new control panel will be introduced and demonstrated along with all the other powerful Avenue Layering Engine features at IBC 2014 stand 8.B91 at the Amsterdam RAI September 12 – 16.
Based in Grass Valley, California and formed in 1989, Ensemble Designs is a leading provider of signal processing and infrastructure products. Customers include Lockhead, NASA, Major League Baseball, Olympic Broadcast Organisation, General Atomics, and ESPN.