SAM has introduced a user-definable control interface for the company’s Morpheus UX playout automation and ICE Channel in a Box product line. Morpheus UX gives playout automation operators the ability to customize their channel views and focus on the specific functionality they need and the task at hand. The new flexible interface will be demonstrated at the 2017 NAB Show.
So you think you want to virtualise your playout? Good, there are many benefits to be gained from deploying a channel in the cloud. For centralcast hubs, service providers, MCOs (Multiple Channel Operators), sports broadcasters, and corporates, virtualised playout can deliver an affordable option to deploy or contract IP-based channels instantly without the burden of racks of complicated hardware, and weeks or months of setup and provisioning.
Pebble Beach Systems has partnered with media asset management (MAM) software developers Blue Lucy to offer customers Beluga, a new content management and video processing solution (and a new fish-themed product name). Beluga integrates closely with Pebble’s Marina automation system to offer targeted file delivery, content preparation, and integrated QC workflows without the need to deploy an enterprise MAM solution.
For most multi-channel content distributors, monitoring commercial breaks and commercial playout can be a trick endeavor, often left to the most technically savvy engineer at the facility. DNF Controls has developed a new DPI signaling/system monitoring platform that makes it easier for non-technical staff to keep a close eye on the revenue-generating part of the content distribution chain.
ENCO plans to unleash its robust instant media playout solution, ClipFire, at the 2017 NAB Show, marking the US debut of its all-in-one appliance for playback applications in studio and mobile environments.
Looking for a more reliable and cost-effective way to inform citizen’s on civic matters, The City of Chesapeake—the third largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia—now offers live closed captioning on two of its three local PEG channels: WCTV and WCPS.
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