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OnTheAir Live

Playlist or AB Roll control of OnTheAir Node

• Free application - install on any number of workstations
• Can control multiple OnTheAir Nodes over TCP/IP
• Multi-User
• A/B roll (one client)
• Cue mode for live playout
• Access to clip attributes for secondary events
• Clip trimming & information (Codec, fps, etc.)
• GPI trigger
• Auto-detection of offline clips & auto-recovery
• Control the play out from an iPad


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OnTheAir Live


OnTheAir Node has been designed to be an inexpensive, reliable and customisable video server that has an open client-server architecture. OnTheAir Node can be controlled remotely over the network. One client computer in a control room can control multiple OnTheAir Node playout servers located in the machine room.

With its unequaled openness, OnTheAir Node brings a new era to the world of Mac based playout servers. OnTheAir Node allows third party applications such as Traffic and Media Asset Management solutions to easily take control of a reliable playout server with real-time media cataloging and validation.


Playout multiple channels on one Mac
With OnTheAir Node unequaled efficiency, you can playout 4 streams of HD simultaneously on one Mac (even on one Mac mini!). OnTheAir Node's Smart Playout Engine is the same engine as OnTheAir Video. It can play multiple streams on one Mac (without Dynamic Graphics Overlay, and streaming options).


QuickTimeMedia Management and Validation
OnTheAir Node will not only output video to any of the available video output on the Mac, and allow it to be controlled remotely, but it will also catalog the available assets in one or more scan folder and it will inform any of the client application (OnTheAir Live or OnTheAir Manager) when a new asset arrives or is deleted. It will also check for validity and compatibility. Information on the clips is provided as XML, making it easy for any other third party application to retrieve the clip's characteristics. (Ex: video codec, audio sample rate, creation date, last modification date, finder label etc.)


Integrate with third party solutions (Traffic or MAM)
OnTheAir Node’s open architecture will allow any third party application as Traffic or Media Asset Management software to control the playout and see the list of available media. OnTheAir Node uses Telnet for its communications meaning that the protocol is a proven and open standard that doesn’t need any special requirements.


GPI Control and Viderouter controls
Send GPI triggers from OnTheAir Node to a video mixer or any GPI compatible device to take control of it thanks to our GPICommander box which connects in USB to your Mac and provides 24 inputs and 8 outputs of GPI.

You can also control video routers very easily. Blackmagic-Design Videohub and AJA Kumo routers have a dedicated plugin that connects through the Network to take control of the crosspoints. That is with this type of control that our users handle Live events in their 24/7 playout.



Attributes for secondary events
Thanks to its flexible system of "Attributes", OnTheAir Node can take control of multiple external devices such as video routers (through RS232 or Ethernet), Character Generators, logo inserters (using GPI triggers). Attributes are changed for the whole length of a clip and reverted back to the default value at the end.

The logic of Attributes make it very easy to handle in broadcast operations. Attributes always have a default value (such as logo on, or GPI on), and you decide to modify the default value only on the clips you want (set logo off for commercials for example).

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