Playbox’s successor to existing CaptureBox, CaptureBox PRO supports up to four channels of HD/SD to be captured from digital feeds, analogue
Playbox’s successor to existing CaptureBox, CaptureBox PRO supports up to four channels of HD/SD to be captured from digital feeds, analogue sources and MPEG transport streams.
The system supports the monitoring of four input sources on a single screen and controlled via a new streamlined user interface. Audio levels can be monitored as loudness/true-peak displays and adjusted as required.
Content ingested to CaptureBox PRO is available for playback within seconds of the start of capture. The CaptureBox PRO feature set also includes capture-list import from third-party traffic systems, support for CEA-608/708 closed-captioning and automated VTR control via RS-422 with batch-capture listing.
All four independent ingest channels are supported in a single server. Operator can schedule recordings along with automated satellite channel switching. The system supports comprehensive Metadata handling (TCI, MTD creation).
System supports adding Metadata during ingest. File splitting can be based on duration.
Audio features include optional up to 16 channels of audio recording. Loudness and True Peak audio meters are available for precise audio level fine-tuning.
System supports VTR Remote Control via RS-422 Sony protocol for automated batch capturing from tape. Operators have convenient keyboard shortcuts for common tasks including; tape cue, playback and shuttling.
Router control provides automated input channel switching when different channels have to be recorded. Batch and scheduled capturing permit video clips from various tapes to be captured in a single session, sorted by tape ID and ascending time code. Once the capture session is initiated, the only operator assistance needed will be to change tapes when prompted.
Live source content, such as satellite feeds, can be automatically captured based on a schedule with single, daily or weekly reoccurrence.
During capturing (TDIR), ingested clips can immediately edited or sent to AirBox for playout, even before the capturing process is finished. This is particularly useful for sports events or Time Delay/Instant Replay applications.
You might also like...
The hard disk drive rapidly converged on the concept of one head per surface with all of the heads moving together on a common positioner.
Artificial Intelligence is more than just one element. In this article, we look at and describe the many parts AI encompasses.
As broadcasters accelerate IP migration, we must move from a position of theory to that of practical application. Hybrid solutions to integrate SDI, AES, MADI, and IP will be needed for many years to come, even with green field sites,…
Thanks to Over-the-Top (OTT) streaming video, content owners and broadcasters have a very different relationship with the end consumer – often a direct one.
OTT distribution is worlds apart from traditional unidirectional broadcasting in terms of its fundamental operation and viewing preferences. The internet is a rapidly expanding collection of service providers, many in direct competition, transferring broadcaster video and audio streams alongside many…