Main Stream Circle features

  • Internet (cloud) playout
    • Cloud based architecture
    • Secure access
    • Distribution thru CDN or IPTV, OTT operators
    • Can run in Amazon AWS, IBM Softlayer, or on-premise on physical hardware
  • Output
    • Native IP output
      • IP stream delivery as UDP/RTP MPEG transport stream to IPTV/OTT headends
      • Delivery to CDN
      • Video streaming to YouTube or any RTMP capable server
      • H.264 / H.265 or any custom codec
    • SDI output for on-premise instalation
    • DVB-T output for on-premise instalation
  • Graphics automation
    • VFX animations
    • DVE effects
    • Unlimited layers
    • Picture, video and shader textures
    • Overlay videos
    • Texts, crawls, tickers
    • 3D animations
    • HTML5 templates including WebGL effects
  • Playout automation
    • Dynamic insertion of on-line data (weather, chats, tweets, breaking news) into video
    • Automatic insertion of clip metadata into video (announcement of scheduled clips)
  • Content management & workflow
    • Media file storage and transcoding
    • Watch folders, placeholders and dynamic content uploads
    • Configurable workflows
    • Workflow tracking and notifications
  • Template based planning
    • Template based scheduling and branding
    • Millisecond precision planning and event triggering
    • Program blocks repeating
  • Social posts automation
    • Social network casting & posts scheduling /Facebook, Twitter and Google+/
    • Can be used for in-show posts, EPGs and other social casts
  • Dynamic branding
    • Parameter based graphical events
    • Parameter based schedule event templates
  • Dynamic content upload
    • Any source feed ingestion /live or VoD/
    • Dynamic event content placeholders /for yet-unknown content to be delivered just before the transmission/
  • Content ingest workflow
    • Content placeholders according to the schedule
    • Configurable ingest workflow
    • Configurable transcoding workflows
    • Watchfolder based content updates /new versions/
  • As run reporting & dynamic event reporting
    • As-run log storage
    • Dynamic event reporting through APIs /Running events for commercial and other reporting. Overlay based commercials shown by players./
    • Dynamic EPG generation
  • Open API
    • Open architecture /integration with MAM and broadcast management systems/
    • Integration with advertisement planning & selling tools
    • Web API interfaces
    • Integration with VoD portals