Considerations When Evaluating a Playout System Implementation White Paper
by Matthew Allard & Sander ten Dam, (MPS-4007M) File size: 1.3 MB, posted Feb 14 2012
Choices for a playout solution have usually fallen between implementing a traditional automation system that links together a complex collection of many devices from
different providers, or a basic single-channel box consisting of a standard PC with cards. There is now a viable alternative that brings a file-based, networked, and scalable approach to the task of well managed, consolidated delivery of on-air content that includes video, audio, secondary media, and graphics.