Network Device Interface (NDI) is ushering in a cost-effective new way of networking video sources and devices over standard IP gigabit Ethernet rather than the costly, bulky Serial Digital Interface (SDI) cabling that has dominated the video industry for over 25 years. If you’re a professional broadcaster, your production facility likely already has SDI adjoining all your high- end gear.
Bill Bennett, the Media Solutions Account Manager at ENCO, says the company that pioneered computer-based, digital audio and program automation for radio stations and TV studios have a quartet of products that it is sharing with those who planned on attending the NAB Show.
Inspired by broadcast television, ClipFire goes a step further, making it possible for a single operator or lean crew to produce and stream professional-looking videos for all kinds of presentations, including online lectures by universities, religious services by churches, and training by corporations.
ClipFire users can drag and drop media files from the library onto the GUI screen for production or playout using familiar Explorer file lists and ingest media into the library manually or via unmanned DropBox Watch folders. Users can tell ClipFire how to handle newly ingested assets, including assigning file names, categorizing them, and adding metadata for searching.
As a TV Channel-in-a-Box, ClipFire from ENCO offers a wide range of capabilities essential for live video production, multichannel playout, and streaming, all integrated within this compact, Windows-driven appliance. ClipFire enables users to produce live or pre-recorded videos enhanced by graphics, animations, rolls, crawls, lower third supers, and more while streaming to multiple destinations simultaneously.
ENCO’s enCloud suite of innovative cloud-based solutions lets their radio station customers access and control their centralized DAD systems using connected iOS devices from remote locations.
If creating visually interesting digital signage takes too much time, effort, or money, or requires integrating third-party systems to aggregate all the necessary tools, the process becomes burdensome for cash-strapped PEG channels. ClipFire solves this dilemma by integrating digital signage creation, asset management, and automated playout capabilities into a compact, software-driven TV Channel-in-a-Box.
While community media stations typically operate on tight operating budgets, the reality is that, in order to attract and interest viewers, they must deliver broadcast-quality video programs that meet the expectations of today’s sophisticated media consumer. With its ClipFire TV Channel-in-a-Box, ENCO offers community media an integrated solution that supports their local news and public affairs mission by enabling broadcast-quality video capabilities.
As an intuitive production tool, ClipFire lets teachers unleash their creativity as they transform their classroom lectures for delivery in the virtualized realm.
With its DAD (Digital Audio Delivery) solution, ENCO addresses these opportunities and challenges head-on by making it possible to automate an entire 24/7 radio operation reliably and cost-efficiently.
Learn more about how highly reliable, flexible, and proven DAD automated playout can save your public radio station valuable man-hours, streamline efforts, and maximize your valuable resources.
ClipFire is equally at home playing out video clips to stage monitors as well as streams to web and social media sites.
Having an integrated system that handles digital signage along with a wide range of live video production switching and streaming tasks maximizes the efficiency of equipment and other resources.
ENCO’s ClipFire addresses the needs of House of Worship customers large and small by integrating many essential video production capabilities into an all-in-one appliance.
The company’s focus, however, is on the live aspect of closed captioning—ENCO provides one of the few solutions that converts speech to text within a couple of seconds that can be displayed on a screen during a live event or within a web stream. They are now partnering with another Medialooks customer, RUSHWORKS, to provide a tight integration with their video production solutions by leveraging the built-in data transfer approach available in the Medialooks SDK, alleviating the need for additional hardware.
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