Grass Valley Kaleido-IP


The Kaleido-IP Video Multiviewer from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, offers the most simultaneous video and audio program decodes in the industry, including SMPTE ST 2022-6 and the 2110 suite, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 part 2 (H.263) and part 10 (H.264/AVC), H.265/HEVC, HE-AAC v1 & v2, AAC, DD 2.0, DD 5.1 and DD+. For easy ordering and installation, the Kaleido-IP is available as an appliance with two different models to choose to meet your performance requirements.

For scalable, space-saving and easy-to-manage installations, the Kaleido-IP VM version offers all the benefits of virtualization in an easy to deploy virtual image (OVA file).


Ease of Use

  • Simple and flexible layout creation with powerful XEdit layout editor
  • Wide range of codecs, as well as uncompressed video and audio support for monitoring any IP source
  • All video streams can be displayed, multiple times, at different resolutions and sizes up to full screen, on the multiviewer outputs


  • Leads the industry in offering the highest number of simultaneous video and audio program decodes
  • Unlimited number of audio decodes (stereo and 5.1) per program

Fully Scalable, Integrated IP and Baseband Video Monitoring

  • SDI and IP sources can be monitored together, on one or more displays, by integrating Kaleido-IP with Kaleido-X multiviewers

Output Flexibility

  • Dual independent HDMI outputs with audio monitoring for Kaleido-IP X120 and X320
  • Dual IP Streaming output (simultaneous compressed and uncompressed) for Kaleido-IP X120 and X320
  • Single IP Stream Output (compressed) per Kaleido-IP VM instance

Advanced Signal Quality Probing and Alarming

  • Performs detection and alarms on video and audio faults, including freeze, black and silence
  • Monitors closed captioning, Teletext subtitles, DVB subtitling and XDS metadata extraction and alarming

Robust Platform (Kaleido-IP X120 and X320)

  • High power Ubuntu platform
  • 1 RU frame with redundant power supplies
  • Up to 6 GbE ports, and 2 SFP28 or QSFP28 at speeds of 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G or 100G
  • GPI I/O support via Grass Valley’s GPI-1501
  • Additional input formats
  • ASI via Grass Valley’s Densité IRG-3401
  • Set-top box monitoring via EdgeVision

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