Broadcast Solutions on the Mac

RECORD & STREAM

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The professional recording solution
  • Edit-while-ingest (growing files)
    • Schedule recordings
    • Gang record
  • Direct link from OnTheAir Video and OnTheAir Node
    • Support for 4K recording
    • Avid MXF and QuickTime DNxHD® support
    • H.264 support
    • Record to multiple destinations with different codecs
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  • Integrate with most production switchers to log when the director changes camera
    • Record each camera feed independently of the recorder
    • Add markers
    • Export multicam clip EDL to Adobe Premiere Pro CC & CS6 and Apple Final Cut Pro X & 7
    • Timecode sources: LTC, Timecode Buddy, Mac clock

STANDALONE PLAYOUT

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Affordable playout solution
  • Supports most file wrappers (QuickTime, MXF, ts)
    • Supports most video codecs (Apple ProRes®, Avid DNxHD®, DVCPRO HD, H.264, MPEG-2, XDCAM EX®, XDCAM HD®,...)
    • Still image playback
    • Supports clips with alpha channel
    • Control playback from production switcher using GPI
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The legendary playout solution on Mac
  • All the features of OnTheAir Video Express, and more:
    • Dynamic Graphics Overlay (optional) or still logo
    • Mix-and-match HD and SD contents in high quality
    • Support for Closed Captioning CEA-708
    • Support for audio only files
    • 4K Playout
    • Actions like secondary events to control CG, routers, ...
    • Direct link to MovieRecorder for streaming

CLIENT-SERVER PLAYOUT

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24/7 Scheduled control of OnTheAir Node
  • Can control multiple OnTheAir Nodes over TCP/IP
  • Unique calendar and playlist-based user interface
    • Unlimited levels of nested playlists
    • Categories for automated programming (color, default attribute, logo, graphic, etc...)
    • Easy integration with traffic systems
    • EAS (Optional)
    • EPG (Optional)
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Playlist or AB Roll control of OnTheAir Node
  • Free application - install on any number of workstations
  • Can control multiple OnTheAir Nodes over TCP/IP
  • Multi-User
  • A/B roll (one client)
  • Cue mode for live playout
  • Access to clip attributes for secondary events
  • Clip trimming & information (Codec, fps, etc.)
  • GPI trigger
  • Auto-detection of offline clips & auto-recovery
  • Control the play out from an iPad

CHARACTER GENERATOR

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Generate graphics over video in real time
  • Easy-to-use character generator
    • Generate projects for OnTheAir Video and OnTheAir Node dynamic graphics overlay option
    • Built-in RSS feed
    • Rolls and crawls (to left and right), with no limit to the number of characters
    • Clocks and timers

RADIO PLAYOUT

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Playout solutions for radio stations
  • Open to 3rd party integration
  • Different audio file formats can be mixed in the same playlist.
  • 24 / 7 playout with schedule
  • Presets with multiple tabs
  • Multiple output support
  • MIDI support
  • Automatic end point detection for smooth playback
  • Configurable fade out duration

ACCESSORY PRODUCTS

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24 in / 8 out GPI to USB converter
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Control Video Routers from your Mac
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EAS (Emergency Alarm System) integration
Looking for a Legacy Application?
Over the years, Softron Media Services has developed multiple applications.
Some have now been discontinued, but they are still supported.