Gateway Administrator Guide

Version 5.4 | Published March 22, 2022 ©


Gateway is Vizrt’s implementation of the Media Object Server (MOS) Protocol. It enables users of a Newsroom Computer System (NCS) to perform instant updates on running orders (rundown/playlist) in Vizrt content control applications such as Viz Trio and Viz Pilot.

As Gateway supports multiple NCS connections, it allows content control applications to request and monitor multiple running orders from multiple newsroom systems. By supporting the MOS protocol, Vizrt is able to integrate a wide range of its products with Newsroom Computer Systems that supports the MOS Protocol.

The Gateway Controller Client’s graphical interface is browser-based.

Important! A 64-bit version of Windows is required to run Gateway.

Related Documents

Gateway has previously been known as Vizrt Viz Gateway, Viz Gateway or Viz MOS Gateway. As of version 2.0, the preferred name is simply Gateway.

All related documents contain information on how to configure a content control application to request running orders from the newsroom system through the Gateway connection. For complementing information see the following documents:

  1. Viz Pilot User Guide: Contains information on how to create content based on templates, how to playout elements in playlists based on these templates, and how to install and configure Viz Pilot as a stand-alone product, and with integrated third-party systems such as newsroom systems and other Vizrt products.

  2. Viz Trio User Guide: Contains information on how to use the Vizrt character generator for real-time update of scenes from the operator desk.

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