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Green Hippo

 

Hippotizer V4 Launch at PLASA2014

3D Mapping Projection Mapping at PLASA2013

A.C. Video is the exclusive UK & Ireland distributor for the Green Hippo Hippotizer media servers range.

Green Hippo has always been at the forefront of Media Server technology with the Hippotizer range. Hippotizer’s award-winning range, now in its fourth generation provides real-time video playback, manipulation and projection mapping for the live events and AV industries. Hippotizer™ is one of the leading players in the ever growing field of scenic video.

Used on world-class TV and Broadcast shows such as the Eurovision song contest, the Academy Awards and SuperBowl half-time shows, theatre spectaculars such as Cirque Du Soleil and American Idiot and on concert tours from Beyoncé to Bruce Springsteen. As a result of the boom in video, Hippotizer media servers have been an integral part of all high profile events. Hippotizer media servers now resides in the inventory of most of the major rental companies worldwide alongside an ever growing set of owner operators worldwide.

Hippotizer brings a new approach to real time video production in a 3D world. With state-of-the-art purpose-built hardware, Hippotizer V4 boasts industry leading performance and features with a tour-proof package. Hippotizer™ V4 includes SHAPE; a 3D projection toolset, a unique solution that is both quick to setup and easy to control yet still at home on the most complex 3D projects. Thanks to the FlexRes suite of codecs, Hippotizer V4 plays 4K or larger clips in Lossless quality. Hippotizer supports both programmed Timelines with Presets and instant real-time changes with DMX, MIDI and OSC. ZooKeeper, Hippotizer’s free network based control application, allows you to manage all controls on any Hippotizer on your network. Programme and run shows directly from the ZooKeeper interface remotely. Aids such as Presets, Timelines and a fully customisable user interface make controlling a Hippotizer™ with a keyboard and mouse, fast and easy.

Hippotizer +

Green Hippo Hippotizer + is the brand's latest Media Servers range. The new line comprises the Amba +, Boreal +, Karst +, Montane +, and Taiga +. 

Building on already incredibly powerful and talented machines, Hippotizer + range brings many user benefits, including the below standout features:

• Performance boosts measure at up to 40%. You can playback additional media layers, deliver more complex 3D projects, and expect even better Notch performance.

• Larger media drives. This is great news for the storage and more accurately the increasing demands of storage. The Boreal +, Karst +, and Taiga + all enjoy up to double the space on their standard versions.

• New back-up and restore system. Time is money - especially in the rental business - and the new machines let you create user and password-protected rental back-up image enabling a faster turnaround between gigs.

• Same old, same old...brilliant performance. The Hippotizer + range also runs Hippotizer V4 software, ensuring perfect interoperability between the two, and enabling new features for years to come.