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Softron OnTheAir Video

$2,495.00
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An affordable playout solution for live and 24/7 operations

• Open and powerful playout solution for the Mac

• Dynamic Graphics Overlay (with OnTheAir CG) or still logo

• Mix-and-match 4K and HD contents in high quality

• Support for Closed Captioning CEA-708 and CEA-608

• Support for audio only files

• Output to SDI or NDI®

• 4K Playout

• Actions like secondary events to control CG, routers, ...

• Direct link to MovieRecorder for streaming

Quantity
Software & License Key download

 

Payment Policy

 

Delivery policy

 

Return policy

 

Video Engine 

Smart Playout Engine (FULL)

 

Seamless playback    

Yes

 

Video Outputs          

PCI Video Cards (AJA, Blackmagic-Design, Deltacast)

 

Video Outputs Modes          

YUV and ARGB (depending on the card)

 

External and Internal Keying           

Yes The video card must support external and/or internal Keying in the resolution desired

 

Scrubbing (move playout at Time position)          

Yes

 

4K capable     

Yes (In "standard mode", i.e. without Dynamic Graphics Overlay, no logo, no intelligent resize, or streaming)

 

Supported File formats        

QuickTime, MXF OP1a, Transport Stream (.ts), png, jpg, tif, tga… Check the complete list in the

Tech specs section

 

Supported codecs    

Most i-frames and long-GPO codecs (Apple ProRes®, Avid DNxHD®, AVC-Intra, XDCAM,... Check the complete list in the Tech Specs section

 

Requires QuickTime codecs installation     

No

 

Still image output    

Yes

 

Still logo overlay (png image)         

Yes No additional card required

 

Dynamic Graphics Overlay support

Yes - Additional software required (OnTheAir CG)

 

Automatic Resize (automatically resize clips to fit the video output)    

Yes

 

Smart Resize (better quality with interlaced formats)     

Yes

 

Manual Resize (per clip user defined)        

Yes

 

Built-in IP Streaming (without additional card)    

Yes - Additional software required (MovieRecorder 3) No additional card required - available soon

 

Streaming WITH an additional card (input)          

Yes - Additional software required (MovieStreamer HLS)

 

Audio/Video buffering        

Yes

 

Maximum Number of outputs per Mac without Dynamic Graphics Overlay, nor intelligent resize

4 HD (one license per output)

 

Option needed for multiple output           

1 (Subject to hardware)

 

Maximum Number of outputs per Mac with Dynamic Graphics Overlay, and intelligent resize

One full license per output with all options

 

Audio Destinations   

Same as video output

 

Audio Format

Linear PCM, MP3, AAC

 

Can play audio only files     

Yes

 

Multiple Audio Channels output    

Yes

 

Audio auto-mapping (using QuickTime track languages)

Yes

 

Generate As-run-logs           

Yes

 

Cue Mode      

Yes

 

Edit playlist while it is playing        

Yes

 

Show/Hide Thumbnails       

Yes

 

Audio preview in Inspector 

Yes

 

Import ASCII playlists           

Yes

 

Cross vpls Playlist support   

Open all vpls playlists (but cannot save in .vpls, only in .xpls)

 

Scheduled Playout   

Yes (option included in standard license)

 

Event Fixed start time          

Yes

 

Import Schedules     

Open all vpls playlists

 

Live Events    

Yes (Use live sources such as video devices, NDI, or direct link)

 

Finder Label  

Yes

 

Clip Trimming           

Yes

 

Clip Splitting 

Yes

 

Reference Movie      

Yes

 

MXF Files support     

Yes

 

Clip end Behaviors   

Normal, Stop at End, Hold Last Frame, Play Next Clip, Loop

 

Create Offline Clip (to program a clip that is not yet present on disk)  

Yes

 

Create Live Clip         

Yes

 

AppleScriptable        

Yes

 

Control Matrix Video Routers         

Yes (requires OnTheAir Switch application - check the list of supported video routers on product page)

 

GPI output    

Yes (requires GPI Commander Box but doesn't require the extra software as support is built in)

 

GPI input       

Yes (requires GPI Commander Box but doesn't require the extra software as support is built in)

 

MIDI Controllable     

Yes

 

Secondary Events     

Yes (Actions)

 

System Requirements

Minimum System requirements (for one output)

Mac Intel, OS 10.8.4, 4GB RAM

 

Minimum System requirements (for DUAL output)          

Mac Intel, OS 10.8.4, 8GB RAM Not with Dynamic Graphics Overlay, only video playout

 

Minimum System requirements (for QUAD output)         

Mac Intel, OS 10.8.4, 16GB RAM Not with Dynamic Graphics Overlay, only video playout

 

Supported Graphics Cards   

All Graphic cards supported. If you use the Dynamic Graphics Overlay option or the Intelligent resize, you will need a higher end graphic card

 

Monitor Required ? (DVI Monitor, Mini DisplayPort Monitor or a Switch with Active ports needs to be connected to the MacPro, XServe, Mac mini)       

Yes with Dynamic Graphics Overlay and Intelligent resize Click here to know how to keep Open GL active

 

Data sheet

Video Formats
2K
4K
HD
Video Codecs
AVC Intra
Apple ProRes
Avid DNxHD
DVCPRO
H.264
HDV
JPEG 2000
MPEG-4
MPEG IMX
MXF OP1a
XDCAM
Supported OS
Mac 10.14 Mojave
Mac 10.15 Catalina
Special Features
Auto Video Resize
CC Caption Playout
CG/Graphics Playout
Clip Trimming
LIVE Feed Input
NDI Output
Playout
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