Video Servers


Premium Presentation Video Server

At a Glance

Live Presentation made Easy!

Kiva+ is an operator-driven live playout solution that makes presenting stills, motion clips, music, sound effects, and ‘playlists of media’ on multiple video screens easy.

Featuring a highly intuitive user interface, Kiva+ is specifically tailored for fast, easy, and simple operator-driven content presentation.

Not only that, the preview and program Video Players in Kiva+ can be simultaneously driven from a range of remote-control devices such as video switchers, third-party control panels, remote Ross DashBoard virtual control panels, and more.

Elevating your live presentation and engaging your audience has never been this easy!

One • Two • Three

Kiva+ is fitted with PVW+PGM Video Player ‘Channel Pairs’ — with both players featuring Key Outputs. You can purchase Kiva+ with either one, two or three of these Channel Pairs to best match your live presentation needs.


We get it. Mountains of money depend on the integrity of your live productions — and happily, Kiva rises to the challenge!  Kiva is built with hardware-based, real-time media processing engines, ensuring your live productions will NEVER suffer from video playout stutters, audio dropouts, user interface freezes, or unexpected hang-ups.

Protected to the Max

Maximum system reliability is ensured with dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supply modules that protect against power supply failures.

Professional Quality

Kiva+ employs the ‘mezzanine-quality’ AVC-Intra Class 100 video codec and features uncompressed digital audio with 24-bit resolution and 48kHz sampling.

These technical specs ensure your live productions will always look their best — with crisp, clean, and clear visuals and impactful audio clarity.

Single Clip Workflow

The native Video+Key+Audio” (VKA) architecture of Kiva+ unifies these three media elements into a single clip asset.

This eliminates the need to create, manage, import, and control two separate assets for each ‘Fill+Key’ element. This feature alone will dramatically simplify your pre-production and live operations.

Media Files Galore!

Integrated media file import tools in Kiva+ dramatically streamline file-based workflows — and support a huge variety of media file codecs and wrappers.

Ingested media files are automatically transcoded, resized, and have the frame rate adjusted to match the active operational video standard of the Kiva+ video server during file import.

Channel Pairs

Kiva+ is available with three different ‘Channel Pairs’, so you can choose the model that best fits your production needs and budget.

The Kiva+ ‘One Channel Pair’ model features one video+audio base-band recording input, one Video+Key PVW Player output pair, and one Video+Key PGM Player output pair. The Kiva+ ‘Two Channel Pair’ model doubles these video channel resources; while the Kiva+ ‘Three Channel Pair’ model triples them.

Are you on a limited budget or have smaller-scale productions? Start with the ‘One Channel Pair’ model and then later upgrade to the Kiva+ ‘Two Channel Pair’ or ‘Three Channel Pair’ model when your production needs increase and your budget permits.

Channel Pair upgrading is very simple: purchase and install one or two PCle video cards into the Kiva+ server chassis — and you’re done!

Software Downloads

Be sure to download the latest software upgrades for Kiva+ to take advantage of the most up-to-date feature additions as soon as they are released.


For real-time record and play operations, the high-performance Kiva+ Presentation video server utilizes high-quality AVC-Intra video hardware.

When AVC-Intra Class 100 media files are imported into Kiva+, no media file transcoding is involved so they are imported in the shortest amount of time, and with professional-level image quality. Import speeds can range from 5X up to 40X real-time when 10-gigabit data connections are used in conjunction with external storage devices that incorporate similar, extremely high-speed technology such as storage devices featuring modern NVMe SSD technology.

Kiva+ can also easily ingest media files created with just about any other video codec. These files will be cleanly transcoded into the AVC-Intra codec upon import into Kiva+.

Supported Video Standards
HD Video (1.5G) 720p /50 /59.94 /1080i /50 /59.94
HD Video (3G) 1080p /23.98 /24 /25 /29.97 /30 /50 /59.94 /60
Media Storage Options
Option – 01 2.4TB @ RAID-5
= 40-Hours in 720p/1080i @100Mb/s
= 20-Hours in 1080p @200Mb/s
Option – 02 4.8TB SSD @RAID-5
= 80-Hours in 720p/1080i @100Mb/s
= 40-Hours in 1080p @200Mb/s
Option – 03  28.8TB SSD @RAID-5
= 480-Hours in 720p/1080i @100Mb/s
= 240-Hours in 1080p @200Mb/s

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