MaestroVision’s Playlist Manager offers full viewing and control of your on-air presentation. The Playlist Player interface configuration allows each user to organize their working environment to optimize their control. Playlist Player offers a multitude of alarms informing the operators of any unpredicted situation in advance. Playlist Player also offers fully automated failover capability in case of playout disaster.
The Material Editor
MaestroVision’s Material Editor offers full flexibility to manage your content. It is a modest version of a Media Asset Manager. It comes with a dual user interface so you can monitor all your material as a list and the detailed information at the same time To provide the capacity to quickly monitor video content, MaestroVision’s Material Editor creates a proxy of all high-resolution material. The Material Editor displays the proxy and allows you to download the high-resolution version.
The Material Editor offers tools to edit the material, transcode to different formats, record material by controlling a Video Tape Recorder and manage the LTO Tape Library. The Material Editor manages all your content, in all your servers and archives even if the video file itself has not been encoded. This will allow you to schedule material in situations where the video file is still in production. In those circumstances, an alert will advise the operator of the situation.
The Playlist Editor
MaestroVision’s Playlist Editor offers full flexibility to manage your playlist. This is the best tool to create your playlist days in advance. Working closely with the list view of the Material Editor, the Playlist Editor allows you to create playlists by dragging and dropping materials, import playlists from an excel or txt file, or by connecting with XXXX protocol to the Traffic Software.
The Playlist Editor offers a fully color-coded application to help you manage your playlist. A different color is assigned in situations where the video files are missing, the material is longer than the video file, there is an overlap in the playlist or there is a gap in the playlist. A separated window shows all unvalidated events allowing you to jump from one unvalidated event to another.
The Playlist Player
The Playlist Player interface configuration allows each user to organize its working environment to optimize its control. It offers a multitude of alarms informing the operators of any unpredicted situation in advance. It also offers fully automated failover capability in case of a playout disaster.
The Playlist Player displays two counters that can be configured to your optimized situation. The counters may display:
- Time to…
- Time to…
- Time to…
- There is a static window, for a configurable number of events, that will always display in the situation where you are searching in the playlist.
- A secondary playlist allows for fast reactions to unforeseen situations.
- There is an unlimited number of relative events.
- You can view and control a local or remote playlist with our distributed client interface.
- Iconic warnings and errors easily identify problems for error-free broadcasting.
The Playlist Recorder
The Playlist Recorder has the same functionality as the Playlist Player except its duty is to automatically record content.
MaestroVision’s Playlist Recorder is utilized in the following situations:
- Recording of a programmed satellite feed.
- Recording of a live program segment that will repeat
- Mass recording of video tapes