A new addition to the Wings Engine product family has been delivered by the stork: Austria’s AV Stumpfl have brought us the astonishing Wings Engine Raw 8K premium media server.
This next generation media server jumps straight from 4K to the latest 8K standard, packing in the latest software and hardware to make a previously unheard of four parallel 4K streams at 60Hz possible. A further highlight is processing of text and media overlays as well as image blending in real time. Wings Engine Raw was specially developed to provide perfect HD image quality in perfect synchronisation for trade fairs, full dome systems, corporate events and theme parks.
AV Stumpfl: The Technology
Video signals are outputted through four 4K-compatible Display Port 1.2 ports. There is an additional DVI output that can be used to hook up a monitor. A plethora of features make the premium medium server easy to adapt to individual customer needs, whether that involves audio interfaces, differing storage options, or live inputs. The new specially-developed RAID 10 system is responsible for the high data rate and operational reliability. The cutting-edge technology deployed in the media server allows formats including TGA, TIFF, DPX and PNG to be outputted without having to be converted, thanks to the render engine and Wings VIOSO software. Additional developments added to the software package include a backup manager, EDID management, and camera based geometry and softedge calibration.
Tobias Stumpfl, AV Stumpfl managing director, revealed that their latest product was a direct response to customer needs – resulting in a piece of kit that has bested previous market standards. The Wings Engine Raw 8K is the current frontrunner in terms of image quality and precision, data rate, and system sophistication.
This outstanding package of quality and convenience has resulted in AV Stumpfl receiving the DIGI Award 2016, and their premium media server was also nominated for the InAVation Award 2016. The 8K media server was christened at the IAA in Frankfurt, where it was used on the Audi stand.
Source: AV Stumpfl