The Integration of Graphics in Smart Playout Center Application Note by Matt Allard, Senior Director, Marketing Programs, (SDP-5101M) File size: 1.4 MB, posted Mar 08 2013 An integrated playout system must include advanced graphics management and delivery. Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™ provides advanced tools for a complete graphics workflow with Channel Composer™. The information provided here guides users through an innovative approach to creating sophisticated on-air channel looks that seamlessly integrate with media asset management and playout.
Viacom International Media Networks Case Study (SDP-5092M) File size: 367.5 KB, posted Feb 26 2013 When Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) needed a reliable playout solution to handle the rapidly expanding channel count at its two main distribution facilities in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and London, they chose the Smart Playout Center™—an automated, multichannel, integrated playout system from Grass Valley®.
Channel Composer Tutorial: posted Feb 04 2013A 9-part tutorial on the using the available as a software option Channel Composer™ to deliver the on-air look for the Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™.
1. Creating a Play Clip Template and Format
2. Creating a Logo Bug Template and Format
3. Creating a 3D Picture-in-Picture Template and Format
4. Creating a Ticker Template and Format
5. Creating a Cliptitle Template and Format
6. Creating a Cliptitle Wipe Template and Format
7. Creating a 3D picture-in-picture Template and Format
8. Working with Controllers
9. Creating a Dynamic Textbox Template
Grass Shoots – Smart Playout Center: posted Aug 28 2012The Grass Valley® Smart Playout Center™ is a high-quality content delivery platform where every aspect -- server, graphics, asset management and playout control -- is tightly integrated for efficient operation.
Considerations When Evaluating a Playout System Implementation Whitepaper 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.