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TWT-L3-ITOHDIP

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LIGHTCUBE TV CHANNEL AUTOMATION








TWT presents the first playout solution, designed by broadcasters for broadcasters: LightCube provides the full workflow in one single workstation. Reliable and intuitive, LightCube SD/HD offers simultaneous capture and playout.


LightCube is a modular system that can be upgraded to the larger WonderCube platform: Advanced CG and traffic, redundant play out, Blu-Ray library and storage server, news room automation and prompter. ALL IN ONE Ingest -M.A.M -Traffic -Storage -Playlist -Playout -Audio processor -Matrix, Mixer and VTR control -Broadcast records -I P encoder.

LOGO
2D-3D fixed and animated channel branding on playout.

CG MANAGEMENT
Up to five simultaneous 2D-3D fixed and animated logo event, related to a specific (gif, tiff, jpg,
png, tga).

CRAWL AND ROLL
Real time crawl and roll editor, user friendly settings interface.

PLAYLIST
Intuitive and user friendly playlist. Capable of loading external list of files.
Accept third party’s software playlist.

MARK
Mark software with frame precision in order to mark files in and out, graphics and logos.

THERE'S MORE!
LightCube is a modular system that can be upgraded to the larger WonderCube platform:
Advanced CG and traffic, redundant play out, Blu-Ray library and storage server, news room
automation and prompter.

ALL IN ONE
Ingest - M.A.M - Traffic - Storage - Playlist - Playout - Audio processor - Matrix, Mixer and VTR
control - Broadcast records - IP encoder.

MATRIX/MIXER/VTR
Full automatic/manual control for external devices.

PLAYOUT PREVIEW

ARCHIVE
Archiving system with SQL database.
Exclusive features for file compatibility analysis, MD5 checksum and 2D-3D CG mark.

TRAFFIC
Traffic software for long term scheduling like: advertisement, movies, soapoperas, cartoons, etc...

AUDIO PROCESSOR
Finally a high level audio processor built-in to the playout platform.

MIXED FORMATS
SD, HD, 4:3, 16:9.
Automatic upscale or downscale.
Avi, MPG, MP4, M2P, DV, MPEG-1,2,4, Quick-Time, DX50, etc...

INGEST
SD and HD ingest.
VTR remote control.
Settable capture parameters
with fixed and variable bitrate.

IP ENCODER
Encoder for playout and live sources output.

Full system -TWT-L3-ITOHDIP - PlayOut and Ingest system with SDI and IP output and Traffic management

other products/systems available include:

TWT-L3-TOHDIP - PlayOut only system with SDI and IP output and Traffic management
TWT-L3-IOHDIP - PlayOut and Ingest system with SDI and IP output PlayOut SDI/IP+Ingest
TWT-L3-OHDIP - PlayOut only system with SDI and IP output PlayOut SDI/IP
TWT-L3-ASA1YR - Software After Sales Assistance 1 Year

Software upgrades also availble. Please contact a Sales Representative to discuss your requirements or for more information.

FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE LIGHTCUBE® PLAYOUT AUTOMATION

Archive
MAM
File cataloguing with SQL database
Stored files video preview – available during Playout video output
Video parts preview for commercials and adv breaks events
Database search filter
New items insert using “drag & drop” function from Windows folder
File integrity check using MD5 control

Mark
File mark procedure with frame precision
Second mark out for automatic Playout optimization
CG mark of 2D, 3D fixed and animated graphics (gif, tiff, jpg, png, tga)

Traffic
Easy Playlist fill in with drag & drop function directly from the archive
Colored indicator of the on air item
Video preview of the Playlist files available during playout mode
Multiple items insert in Playlist, useful for advertisement scheduling
Keyboard short cuts: Ctrl+x, Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v, ...
Advertisement scheduling

Playout
Automatic file filler randomly taken from a selected folder
Output video preview, integrated in the Playout software
Audio gain preview
Audio gain control
Advanced live event control panel
Manual file player mode
Fast item insert in Playout by drag & drop function from Windows folder
Manual control of the player with play, pause and skip functions
Automatic upscaler, downscaler
Automatic aspect ratio adapter 4:3,16:9
SD, HD

Audio processor
Audio processor software integrated on Playout: audio gain control, compression, equalizer, ...

CG management
2D, 3D fixed and animated channel branding (gif, tiff, jpg, png, tga)
Up to five simultaneous 2D, 3D fixed and animated (gif, tiff, jpg, png, tga) Secondary graphic event, related to a specific item (gif, tiff, jpg, png, tga)
Crawl and roll generation with font, colour and speed settings

Languages
Available in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic

Broadcast records
Broadcast records generator

External devices
External device control through RS 232 or LAN port like mixer, VTR, router, matrix

Storage hardware
1 TB HDD available space, RAID 10 configuration (upgradable)
Possibility to manually move files to a consumer USB HDD, in order to increase the storage space
Possibility to manually move files to a LAN attached server, in order to increase the storage space

Multiformat Capture SD/HD**
MPEG-2, DV

Multiformat Playout SD/HD
AVI, MPG, MP4, M2P, DV, MPEG-1,2,4, Quick-Time, DX50, etc...

Audio/Video Input**
Serial Digital SDI - Analog Component YUV* - Composite* - Embedded Audio
Unbalanced AES/EBU* - Analog XLR Stereo*

Audio/Video Output
Serial Digital SDI - Analog Component YUV* - Composite* - Embedded Audio
Unbalanced AES/EBU* - Analog XLR Stereo* - IP

Hardware certification
Dell hardware certification

Hardware after sales assistance
Two years, on site, after sales assistance on Dell hardware - spare parts and Dell qualified technicians support

Modularity
Modular system upgradable to WonderCube Solution

CONFIGURATIONS:

Playout (L3-O.HD.IP)
Storage + Playlist + Playout + Audio Processor + TV logo + CG Management + Live event control + Matrix/router/mixer/VTR control +
Broadcast records + IP encoder

Playout + Ingest (L3-I.O.HD.IP)
Ingest + Storage + Playlist + Playout + Audio Processor
+ TV logo + CG Management + Live event control + Matrix/router/mixer/VTR control + Broadcast records + IP encoder

Playout + Traffic (L3-T.O.HD.IP)
Traffic + MAM + Storage + Playlist + Playout + Audio Processor
+ TV logo + CG Management + Live event control + Matrix/router/mixer/VTR control + Broadcast records + IP encoder

Playout + Ingest + Traffic (L3-I.T.O.HD.IP)
Ingest + Traffic + MAM + Storage + Playlist + Playout + Audio Processor + TV logo + CG Management + Live event control + Matrix/router/mixer/VTR control + Broadcast records + IP encoder