The get-up-and-go compact media server.


Ultra-compact, highly efficient and affordable.

We are proud to introduce TACHYON – VYV’s newest product. This media server offers all the desired video playback and distribution functions we have perfected over the years with PHOTON.

TACHYON is versatile and can seamlessly integrate into various contexts, including museum exhibits, LED displays driven by lighting consoles, and video installations for retail and signage. We are excited to see how TACHYON will elevate your projects and exceed your expectations.


Focus on the essentials.

We are thrilled to offer our users a media server fine-tuned to deliver the best possible performance. Our software provides the key features you need without any unnecessary extras that might slow you down. TACHYON is both lightweight and incredibly powerful – the perfect combination for anyone who wants to get the most out of their media.

File Management

> Centralized media acquisition
> Network-based media distribution and synchronization
> Media versioning
> Playlists and advanced search features

Show Control

> MIDI and LTC timecode input
> MIDI, OSC and DMX (Art-Net & sACN)  input
> Video projector and matrix control
> Cue execution and parameter mapping
> UDP/TCP network messaging

Video Mapping

> Keystone correction
> Full 3D calibration
> Automatic blending feature
> Reverse mapping tool
> LED processor tool


> Intuitive timeline and professional editing tools
> Nonlinear crossfades over the timeline
> Multiple autonomous timelines
> Screen-based autonomous sequencers
> Parameter animation through keyframing


> Up to six 4K video layers in simultaneous playback
> H.264 and H.265 video codecs implementation
> Real-time 4K visual effects and color grading workflow
> NDI video capture
> Support for ASIO audio devices


> Compact and powerful physical platform
> Up to four 4K video outputs
> Scalable network-based video solution
> Reliable international support plan


> Transparently program and operate with 1 or 20 servers
> Flawless synchronisation and effortless media distribution across the network
> You can quickly add more servers to your network if you require additional outputs
> Easily manage your project and hardware configuration remotely from Neutron

Licence Updates

> Perpetual license for life
> Get regular updates with new features by opting for the yearly plan
> The yearly update plan is optional, so you can skip it if you prefer
> The dongle license is not bound to a specific hardware, allowing for hardware changes

Product Comparison

Scalability is key, all VYV products share the same interface which means, it is very easy for your team to jump from one to the other should you need high rez uncompressed playback in XENON or tracking and interactivity in PHOTON.

High resolution Video Playback
FX Graph + Particle System
VR Headsets Support
Color Management
(Structured Light Automatic Calibration)
Manual 3D Calibration
Automatic 3D Blending Computation
Real Time Blending
File Management
External control
Timecode Support
Audio Playback
Scalable Network Architecture
Video Input
AJA, BMD, BlueFish,
Spout, NDI
AJA, BMD, BlueFish,
Spout, NDI


Welcome to TACHYON Learning! We are excited to offer you a free, watermarked version of TACHYON. Our goal is to provide you with an enjoyable and educational experience. Let’s learn, explore, and have fun!

Want to learn or evaluate TACHYON for free?

TACHYON Learning is an exceptional opportunity for individuals seeking to expand their skills. You will gain expertise in various areas, including 3D mapping, compositing, editing, and grading – all in real-time! 

The program utilizes cutting-edge industry tools that have been refined and optimized for use in prestigious events, such as Cirque du Soleil shows, world tours for pop, rock, and rap stars, and some of the most impressive projection settings in the world. Whether you’re looking to update your skills, experiment, or have fun exploring new techniques, TACHYON Learning is the perfect platform for achieving your goals.

Upgrade to TACHYON’s bigger siblings confidently, as it shares the same user interface and tools as XENON and PHOTON, ensuring seamless skills transfer.


What can’t you do with TACHYON Learning?

TACHYON Trial has some license restrictions you need to know about. Here are the most important limitations of using the non-commercial version:

  • Limited to 2 watermarked outputs
  • No Network Connections
  • VYV’s products have been designed and optimized for Nvidia graphic cards. It is a requirement to run all products, including Tachyon Trial.

Please contact us if you want to purchase the full commercial version.


Version 11.1

Want to learn or evaluate TACHYON?

You have already secured a dongle license?


We are here to assist you.

The support team can be reached through email  for assistance with any questions you may have. We also have a Discord channel exclusively for TACHYON users where you can ask questions, seek assistance, share your work, and exchange valuable tips and tricks with other users. This channel is loaded with information to get you started and help you become an expert TACHYON user in no time.

Additionally, explore the TACHYON Documentation, a treasure trove of helpful information, tutorials, tips, and articles that will turn you into a skilled TACHYON User.

Are you ready to purchase TACHYON?


If you would like to acquire the commercial version, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to assist you.

    Your name*

    Your email*

    Your country (To help us guide you to the appropriate VYV Office)*



    Contact VYV's Support Team