Viz Pilot 7 released with new data storage

The industry leading Viz Pilot template-driven graphics and video management system now runs on Vizrt’s own powerful Graphic Hub data storage.

Viz Pilot offers media companies the optimal environment for template-based content creation and playlist delivery. The latest version of Viz Pilot 7.0 integrates with the new Graphic Hub 3.0 for centralized storage of Viz Pilot data, scenes, and images. Viz Pilot 7.0 enables a template-based workflow for installations of all sizes and also includes an easy way for managing images and videos with metadata support.

Graphic Hub 3.0 data storage

Viz Pilot 7.0 includes the new Graphic Hub 3.0 back end data storage. This enables centralized storage of Viz Pilot data, scenes, and images to be used in playlists and for on-air without the need of a Oracle database installation. The system offers easy setup of main and replication servers for redundancy and failover. Graphic Hub 3.0 also prepares media companies for cloud-based storage by providing a cloud-ready back end.

Template-based workflow for any size production

Viz Pilot 7.0 running with the Graphic Hub 3.0 data storage is perfect for new installations, expanding to new channels and creating new journalist workflows for media production. Since the system does not require an Oracle installation, it is easy and cost-effective to install and maintain. Viz Pilot 7.0 also supports Oracle-based databases.

Other updates include

  • A new tool for import and export of templates, data elements and playlists.
  • A new Thumbnail Generator Windows service.
  • Improvements in the playlist UI
  • Improved macro support for new playlists

Read the Viz Pilot 7.0 User's Guide for more information.