Vela also designs and manufactures end-user server systems that meet the industry's transition
to digital. These are found under the MediaAdvantage® Video Server family, a set of highly flexible,
multi-format, multi-function video servers.
The MediaAdvantage product family comprises Vela’s
next-generation multi-format video server products, based on the latest hardware compression and software
technologies available. MediaAdvantage symbolizes the ultimate in versatility and provides the definitive
flexible platform in a video server. Available in two versions, the classic MediaAdvantage server is packaged
in a compact and versatile 2-RU chassis and serves smaller on-air facilities to enterprise applications.
The new MediaAdvantage 5000 server is Vela's high density video server, supporting any combination of five video
channels of inputs or outputs. This system is easily re-configurable and can effortlessly be re-designed to meet
your changing needs, without the time and expense of purchasing a new server. Both MediaAdvantage servers support
high definition, standard definition, multi-channel play out and optional transcoding and encoding in Windows Media
V.9, Real G2, MPEG-2 and Ligos MPEG-1 formats. An easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI) provides access to a
comprehensive set of video management features, including time code aware recording, LTC input/output and simultaneous
encoding and decoding confidence monitoring, among other features. MediaAdvantage also supports VTR and machine control
for maximum flexibility in video management.