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ClipFire

Channel-in-a-Box

ClipFire is a complete automated playout system that brings automatic ingest, media asset management, graphics, and playout automation together into one platform.
Looking for Media Operations Manager? MOM and ClipFire have combined to offer best-in-class features for both automated and instant video playout.

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ClipFire Features

ClipFire allows a single operator to ingest, schedule, edit and playout media from the same system, streamlining your entire workflow into one program.

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Configurable Interface

Manage playout, scheduling and live sources from a single, configurable interface, or keep playout and scheduling in separated workflows

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Multi-channel I/O

Record or playout on multiple channels at the same time, baseband SDI or NDI®

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Transcode on the Fly

ClipFire is format and resolution agnostic: play a variety of mixed file formats and resolutions with transitions

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Intuitive scheduling

Create and edit playlists with drag and drop ease, or interface to your favorite scheduling system

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Seamlessly Integrate

With a wide range of third-party products and systems via IP, serial, and GPI

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Backed by ENCO Support

All ENCO products are backed by our 24/7 US-Based support team.

Television Automation

ClipFire offers broadcasters, cable television operators and streaming media providers a comprehensive, reliable and cost-effective platform for organizing, managing and automating critical broadcast production and integrated channel playout tasks. Combining functionality including ingest, media asset management, graphics, live production and playout automation within a unified, easy-to-use platform, ClipFire also integrates seamlessly with a growing range of third-party systems to form frictionless, end-to-end media workflows.

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File folders with different file formats that are supported by ClipFire

Format Agnostic for Flexibility

ClipFire supports the ingest and playout of a variety of industry-standard file formats, resolutions, and frame rates, transcoding them on the fly to the desired output format. Furthermore, ClipFire supports a range of live inputs from SD/HD/3G-SDI, USB cameras, or over the network using the NDI® protocol.

Case Study: Island Luck

"We purchased ENCO ClipFire as a turnkey system. An ENCO representative came to our facility and performed the installation and on-site training. Migrating our existing content assets into the ClipFire library was remarkably straightforward – existing files were graphically dragged and dropped into the library from our centralized storage, and ClipFire was instantly able to play them to air. We were quickly impressed by its graphical interface, simplicity of operation, and rich feature set. It’s now fast and easy for us to create a schedule, get it on air, and just as important, it’s easy for us to graphically rearrange the schedule, adding or deleting entries on the fly. We fully transitioned after running ClipFire in parallel with our old system for just one day.

"Remarkably Straightforward."

-Karlyle Harris, ILTV

Live Inputs and GFX

ClipFire isn’t just for playing out recorded video clips: it can manage live video inputs from cameras, routers, or a production switcher and seamlessly switch between the inputs and recorded content.

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Create switcher commands and add them to your playlist to completely automate your production. With ClipFire's internal graphics capabilities, it is easy to overlay graphics in just a few clicks, and to display multiple graphics at one time or control individually as secondary events. Create custom tickers and bugs, or connect to a graphics software for added flexibility.

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MOS Newsroom Integration

ENCO’s MOS Interface seamlessly bridges television news production and playout operations. Plug-ins for AP ENPS, Avid® iNEWS® and Octopus Newsroom allow journalists and news producers to access ClipFire asset libraries directly within their familiar NRCS user interface, incorporating ClipFire elements including graphics, audio, and video into their scripts. Rundowns are automatically synchronized with the ClipFire system via the MOS protocol to play out the assets.

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Introducing ClipFire

Watch a quick video and see what's possible when you automate your TV station with ClipFire.

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