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  BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers
Features
 

 
 
BPswitch integrated production switchers feature the best control in the industry, with tightly integrated workflows and patented automation technology. 
Take Control of your entire live production with our built-in production tools, and optimize your workflow with our BPNet video management service. 
 


  PRODUCTION TOOLS

         
  icon_integrate.jpg Live Multi-Format Switching 

All BPswitch systems feature hybrid SDI and IP I/O and are 4K upgradeable. Effortlessly mix multiple video sources with up to 6 key layers. Each keyer features a customizable DVE for picture-in-picture and flying keys. 
  Integrated NewBlueFX Graphics  NewBlueNTX 3D Motion Graphics 

Create your own dazzling multi-layer 3D motion graphics with NewBlueNTX CG. Powerful yet easy to use, NewBlueNTX produces resolution independent 3D text, graphics and animations from a customizable user interface. It also includes hundreds of title styles and templates, so you can quickly create and update lower-thirds, bugs, animations, looping effects (like a glint or shine), and more. You can even Take Control of your 3D motion graphics from your panel, tablet or phone. Learn more  
 
             
  icon_chromakey.jpg ClearKey Chromakey

Our chromakeyer features one-touch control and delivers outstanding results. ClearKey’s precise, adjustable keying handles challenging visuals and creates more realistic shadow and lighting effects. Fine tune you results with robust color correction and spill correction tools. Learn more

  Automated Graphics Optional Rapid CG Automated Graphics

Great for sports and election coverage, our optional Rapid CG software streamlines the creation of data-intensive CG graphics by connecting live data sources to your internal CG templates. Simply link Rapid CG to scoreboards, social media, clocks or weather to update custom graphics in real time without rekeying the data. Learn more
 
             
  Virtual Studios  Virtual Studios

Shoot talent in front of a green or blue screen, then get creative with Virtual Studios. Easily create virtual backgrounds for up to eight cameras. Our Virtual Set Moves feature saves up to four moves per camera without optical tracking systems. Combine with our file-based macros for PiPs or on-air zooms, and even populate multi-box DVE compositions. Use the included sets or easily create your own using any picture and the intuitive Virtual Set Editor. Learn more   
  icon_slomo.jpg  Optional PixPlay Slo-Mo

Great for almost any sports application, PixPlay provides affordable slow-motion replay with select AJA and Blackmagic Design recorders. Control the VTR from your BPswitch and choose between six replay speeds. Plus, PixPlay lets you “scrub” through a scene for better control and mark “in” points as part of a playback EDL for a highlight reel. Learn more  
 
             
  icon_customdisplay.jpg BPview Customizable Multi-View

See all your I/O in high resolution, plus file libraries, clocks, counters, safe areas, incoming files, key layers, and more. BPview is completely customizable, so every window can be resized, moved and replicated across 4 monitors. You can also open BPview in your browser to enable control of local or remote BPswitch systems. Learn more

  Stream & Record Streaming and Recording

Choose between .FLV with Adobe Media Live Encoder at up to 720p resolution. Enjoy direct integration to Ustream, Livestream, Facebook Live and other CDNs. You can also record your live program with 1920x1080i Motion JPEG .AVI file with audio.
 
             
  Watch-Folders Watch-Folders Asset Management

Unique to Broadcast Pix, Watch-Folders let you drag-and-drop files into BPswitch's built-in clip and graphic stores, even during a live show. With Watch-Folders, you can accept incoming clips, animations and graphics from your favorite editing and graphics systems – and see their status on your BPview monitor. Learn more   
  automate_icon.png File-Based Macros

Our file-based macros let you execute any combination of video, file, and device control moves with a single button push. Macros are great for double boxes, triple boxes, intros or any complex shot. You can even use a single macro to control your entire show. BPswitch stores up to 1,000 macros, so you can Take Control with unique macros for all your productions. Learn more

 
             
  icon_dualclips.jpg Dual Clip Stores

Every BPswitch system features 8 channels of built-in clips and graphics, and can store up to 180 hours of content. Easily select, edit and playout your internal content, or automate the process with our file-based macros. You can also individually set clips to auto-start when taken to air, auto-transition, rewind, loop, etc.

Supported formats include: 1920x1080i ProRes PX/LT/422/HQ/4444, H.264 .mov/.mp4, DNxHD .mov, QT Animations, and Motion JPEG .AVI.  
  features_redundant2.png Mission Critical Redundancy

Built-in redundancies mean you are always on-air. Redundant power is included in most BPswitch systems, and redundant control through BPview or a virtual panel means you’re always able to Take Control.
 
             
  features_latency_sync.png Constant Low Latency

Our patented process maintains a constant 1-frame delay that maintains lip sync during every live production.
  features_techsupport.png Technical Support

Broadcast Pix provides knowledgeable, helpful technical support. Our experts can even log into your system remotely to diagnose any issue and help you create with confidence.
 
             
 

CONTROL OPTIONS

         
  features_pixbutton_clip2.png PixButtons

Switch with confidence. Most Broadcast Pix control panels feature our dynamic LED PixButtons, which automatically update to show file names. Learn more  

Control Surfaces

Every BPswitch includes a keyboard and mouse, but you can also use a wide range of optional control surfaces. Use a traditional control panel or touchscreen. You can also add a second operator on a laptop, virtual panel, iPad or smartphone. Learn more
  Easy Touch-screen Control Broadcast Pix Commander
Touchscreen Control


Broadcast Pix Commander provides a simplified and customizable user interface, which helps non-technical personnel easily switch during live productions. Simply touch the screen to add titles, insert clips, control robotic cameras and more. It’s the ideal solution for meeting coverage and other live events. Learn more
 
             
  icon_control_c.jpg External Device Control

Streamline your production workflow from your BPswitch with Broadcast Pix patented device controls. Take Control of select video recorders, servers, streaming appliances, routers and mixers. Use the dedicated device control banks to select, edit and control any file, macro, robotic camera preset and more. Broadcast Pix device controls include a 3D joystick, knobs, display and 12-button PixPads featuring our dynamic LED display PixButtons. 
  Integrated Camera Control Optional Robotic Camera Control

Control up to 12 robotic cameras (including many IP-based models) from JVC, Lumens, Panasonic, Sony, Hitachi and Telemetrics. With BPswitch, you can also control local IP cameras through a standard internet connection or remote IP cameras through the cloud. Enjoy great flexibility and full motion control right from your Broadcast Pix control surface. Learn more
 
             
  CLOUD-BASED WORKFLOWS

         
  bpnet_logo_500px.png BPNet

BPswitch systems feature BPNet – the first comprehensive video management service designed for live production. Powered by ioGates' revolutionary cloud-based technology, BPNet helps you manage all your media, switch over IP, and deliver your content everywhere. Plus, extended encryption and two-factor authentication prevents unauthorized users from controlling your switcher. 
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  Cloud-based Media Management ioGates Cloud-Based Media Management

Add world-class media management to your production workflow with our ioGates cloud-based media management service. From an intuitive web browser interface, you can safely and securely share, collaborate, manage and distribute your content. ioGates comes standard with every BPswitch system – just connect to BPNet to get started. Learn more
 
 
         


To learn more about BPswtich systems, contact your local Broadcast Pix representative.

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