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IHSE and EVS Team Up to Accelerate Live Production Workflow

Advanced Technology Partnership Brings New KVM Solutions to new XT series server and Xfile Systems

Oberteuringen, April 11, 2018 – IHSE today announced an advanced technology partnership with EVS to enhance live production workflows for the EVS XT series server and Xfile3 gateway and removable storage system. As part of this partnership, IHSE has developed a specialized KVM package based on the Draco tera compact series of KVM matrix system that supports both current and future connectivity requirements for EVS systems. At the 2018 NAB Show, the companies will route a fiber link between IHSE’s booth (SL10216) and EVS’ booth (SL3816) to demonstrate long-distance connectivity using dual EVS LSM (Live Slow Motion) remote-control panels at a single workstation.

The EVS XT series live production server is used by virtually every high-level broadcaster in the world. Many top-tier broadcasters and related service companies rely on IHSE’s KVM technology. At the show, EVS — the world leader in the production of live slow-motion replay and the creation of instant on-the-fly highlights — will show how incorporating IHSE technology enables faster turnaround and better access to enriched graphics for live events and mobile production. An XT3 Server at the EVS booth will be connected via fiber to a workstation at the IHSE booth using dual LSM remote-control panels, while previews of converted SDI sources will appear on HDMI displays.

EVS recently opened a new training center in New Jersey, incorporating IHSE’s Draco compact matrix system to enable dynamic switching during hands-on training sessions. EVS also demonstrated IHSE’s KVM systems inside its “EVS Live on Tour” demo van, which travels the country giving customers on-site demonstrations of the latest EVS live-production solutions.

Based on the Draco compact series of switch and extender solutions, the KVM system supports all connectivity for video management and LSM remote control over RS422 — all within the same KVM switch environment. In addition, IHSE’s new 474-BSS upgrade card supports up to two LSM units at the same workstation. By using integrated KVM to connect the EVS systems, LSM opens enhanced capabilities to share multiple servers from a single remote control with unmatched speed for slow-motion and live-editing operations.

“The EVS team is excited about our new partnership with IHSE,” said Nicolas Bourdon, senior vice president of marketing, EVS. “This partnership will enable EVS to deliver enhanced features that will help our customers become more efficient and reduce costs.”

“By partnering with EVS, IHSE is helping improve live production workflow the world over,” said Manuel Greisinger, head of sales for IHSE. “Combining our technology with EVS’ powerful and world-renowned live-production solution means that, together, we can collaborate to deliver unique workflow functionality focused on productivity. The result is greater efficiency and streamlined operations for XT and XFile3 users.

The new partnership will spark innovation and additional R&D in the KVM and IP CPU server markets by maximizing the product development talents and resources at both companies, while driving efficiency in the company’s respective market segments.”

About IHSE

IHSE is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) solutions with more than 30 years of experience. KVM technology enables the remote switching, distribution, bidirectional extension and conversion of primary computer signals including DVI, HDMI, 4K DisplayPort, audio and USB. IHSE develops and manufactures an extensive range of KVM switches and extenders with visually lossless signal transmission from headquarters near Lake Constance, Germany.

IHSE products have been certified for outstanding manufacturing quality, security, operability, resilience and high transfer speeds. Many renowned companies and institutions across vertical segments including Broadcast, Post Production, Air Traffic Control, Control Rooms, Banking, Industrial, Corporate, Medical, Maritime, Education, Venues & Entertainment and Government rely on KVM solutions made by IHSE, Germany. For further information please refer to

About EVS

EVS is globally recognized as the technology leader for live video production. The company introduced Live Slow Motion replay in 1994, and has continued to build on its reputation for quality and reliability with solutions that enhance live sports, entertainment and news content. Innovations – such as the C-Cast multimedia platform and DYVI software-defined switcher – are raising the bar for live production enrichment, management and distribution. Broadcasters, rights owners, producers and venues alike use EVS to maximize the value of their productions and increase revenue streams.

The company is headquartered in Belgium with offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and provides sales and technical support to more than 100 countries. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit

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