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Live productions are becoming more complex with multiple screens in the studio to give presenters more storytelling options. Viz Multiplay gives media companies a simple way to control studio screen content from a single interface. It is easy to use and flexible enough to allow content to be distributed to multiple screens with different configurations.


  • Quick view of all channels for live video wall production.
  • Easy one-click triggering of content to video walls and screens.
  • The director/producer can preview all content, including live video and clips.
  • One system can be setup for controlling multiple video walls in a studio.

Key features

  • Multiple channel control
  • Customizable interface
  • MOS support
  • SD/HD/4k SDI & IP output
  • Optional presenter control
  • Video, graphics, Web & stills
  • 8 HD outputs with 1 Viz Engine
  • Any aspect ratio
  • Clip Preview
  • Multiplatform control
  • Dynamic playlist
  • Touch-based interface
  • Integration with Viz One, Viz Pilot, Viz Trio

Multi-screen control

Viz Multiplay controls a variable number of screens from a single interface. Screens can be of different resolutions and aspect ratios for creative freedom of studio configuration. You can control individual screens or triggers content to multiple screens from one single touch or click.

Viz Multiplay comes with a powerful design tool to create unique video wall configurations easily. These configurations become presets, allowing the positioning of content in the video wall to be changed live with animated effects.

Playlist of content

Selecting content and building a playlist is very simple with tools to browse media including clips from Viz One, Vizrt’s media management system, graphic animations, stills, or even web content using the optional Screencast tool. Newsroom journalists can also define content for Viz Multiplay using Viz Pilot in their native newsroom control system (NRCS). Journalists define the channel on which the content will be triggered and the configuration: single item trigger or multiple item trigger. The playlist is reflected in the Viz Multiplay interface in the control room.

Control room operation

In the control room, Viz Multiplay operates as a standalone control system or integrated with Vizrt’s playlist control systems. The Viz Multiplay playlist appears as a series of thumbnails depicting the content of each media item. The operator either triggers the playlist as it was created in the rundown or makes on-the-fly rearrangements of the content. For clips, a countdown is given displaying time remaining.

The presenter in control

Viz Multiplay is platform independent and has an intuitive interface designed for easy control on a touch screen or tablet. The presenter in the studio can take control of the Viz Multiplay playlist and trigger content to each screen in the studio at their own pace. The system can be configured to allow the presenter to control content for each screen individually or send content to many screens at once.

Flexibility of output

Viz Multiplay sends content to Viz Engine, Vizrt’s real-time composition engine. Viz Engine displays the content in real-time as a SDI, DVI or IP stream for maximum flexibility output options. Viz Engine easily controls live video inputs, clips, graphics and still images. Viz Multiplay is configured to control a single Viz Engine or multiple Viz Engines, in both single and dual channel configurations and spanning across multiple graphic channels.

Capture online content

Screencast is an optional tool that allows content from any desktop, including web pages and streaming video, to be displayed on-air in real-time and as stored elements. A journalist defines the area of the screen they wish to be displayed and the content is visualized through Viz Engine and displayed as a SDI or IP signal for use on-air or in a monitor in the studio. Screencast is aspect ratio independent, allowing broadcasters to display content in any size.

Learn more about Screencast.

Viz Multiplay Tech Specs


  • Web application that runs in any HTML5 enabled browser, on any device or OS
  • Hosted on the Media Sequencer or any webserver
  • All clients synchronized live


  • One click playout
  • Search and access graphics, images and videos
  • Prepare and control content on a video wall or multiple screens
  • Control multiple video walls
  • Create video wall presets


  • Edit graphics on the fly
  • Add image effects
  • Cut videos
  • Loop videos


  • Playlists and shows from Viz Trio and Viz Pilot
  • MOS rundowns
  • Assets from Viz One and Media Service
  • Templates from Pilot Data Server

Supported formats



HD Video (MXF OP1a)

  • AVC-Intra 100
  • XDCAM HD422 50

SD Video (MXF OP1a)

  • DV 25 / DVCPRO 25 / DVCPRO 50
  • IMX 30 / IMX 50


  • 16 / 24 bit PCM audio @ 48 KHz


  • 4-8 SDI inputs, with resolutions ranging from SD to 4K, with a maximum of 8 1080i or 1 4K concurrent input
  • 4-12 DisplayPort outputs, with up to 4K resolution


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