DAD Radio Automation
DAD is a complete audio playout automation and control system for radio and television. DAD's incredibly rich feature set enables television and radio broadcasters to ensure reliable, accurate delivery of all audio content on time, every time.
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USER FRIENDLY: Award winning Presenter interface for live assist Playout. Fast paced changes easily made on the fly. Customizable module based architecture.
POWERFUL ENGINE: Powerful automation engine allows for up to 16 separate playlists to be run from one workstation simultaneously.
SCALABLE DESIGN: Whether you need a single workstation or 100, a DAD system can be designed to fit you now and into the future.
PERFORMANCE ORIENTED: DAD is built for speed and reliability. High-speed database allows for instant searching and sorting. Scrollable lists allow you to view all of your assets instantaneously.
CENTRALIZED CONTENT: Share content across multiple stations across multiple locations. Easily break away for local commercials, liners and jingles and rejoin seamlessly.
EASY INTEGRATION: Seamlessly integrate into any environment. DAD interfaces with all kinds of broadcast hardware and software.
SUPPORTS ANY LANGUAGE: Unicode compliant. DAD will work with any character set in any language.
AUTOMATIC PLAYLIST CREATION: Automatically create playlists out of music and commercial logs. Re-export traffic and without having to re-merge the logs.
FLEXIBLE COMMANDS: Integral programming language allows for construction of commands and macros to operate the system more efficiently.
SCHEDULING: Integrated scheduling software plus tight bi-directional interface to leading scheduling systems.
REAL-TIME LOG: Real-time log changes in any studio at any time. No need to reload the current hour or current day’s log.
How does DAD work?
Running on standard off-the-shelf PC hardware, DAD’s complete toolkit allows broadcasters to implement an audio delivery and automation system that precisely meets their needs. Combining rich functionality of multiple reproducers or “players” and recorders, flexible array panels, and user-defined hot keys, DAD enables broadcasters to optimize performance for their specific requirements. It provides a platform for integrating the many sources of content flowing into today’s modern broadcast environment including news, traffic, weather, and scheduling, as well as reconciliation to billing and corporate information systems.
DAD is available as software only, or as a turnkey system delivered with ENCO’s tested and proven hardware configurations.