Cloud Playout Services

Cloud-Playout

Cloud Playout Services

Cloud Playout services and Delivery Platform services are designed to help a broadcaster create multiple linear channels from their content library, and deliver these at low cost to local distribution platforms.

Key features of our Cloud Playout Solution are

  • Remote content upload
  • Transcoding support for content uniformity
  • Media Asset visibility
  • Managed Autonomy to simplify creation of multiple playlists from any remote terminal
  • Automated Multi-Channel Playout driven by multiple playlists
  • Secure cloud based delivery of transport stream to local distribution platform (point to point or point to multi-point configuration
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OTT Cloud Based Services

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OTT Cloud Based Services

PLANETCAST unfolds new paradigm in OTT services. The various new ways of OTT Solution providers such as cloud streaming is the professional-grade service for streaming media to audiences of any size on any device—from encoder. Reaching global audiences with high-quality, custom-branded videos— with no additional infrastructure.

The combination of our distribution services along with the features provide an excellent OTT platform for the media customers for efficient distribution of its content and monetisation of the same at various times and in various territories. The OTT platform provides high quality features as also customized services for diverse distribution needs of primary or secondary content.

Our solutions are designed to support any kind of streaming needs, be it for any multi format (android, Windows, IOS etc.) multi device (tab or mobile or PC etc.) or single device single format if you are in search of a OTT solutions provider you are at the right place.

We offer the following live digital TV Services as a package

  • Receive live TV feed
  • Ad insertion (cue-tone required)
  • Graphic overlaying
  • Addition of special animations like countdown event timer
  • Logo insertion
  • Removal & swapping of audio tracks
  • Dolby 5.1 processing (down-mix)
  • SD / HD (up/down/cross conversion)
  • Audio levelling & video legalizing
  • Multi-format & multi-bitrate feed packaging
  • Time delay
  • Delivery to CDN
  • VoD
  • Media market place
  • Delivery and publishing of various media formats.
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Cloud Broadcasting

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Cloud Broadcasting

PLANETCAST offers broadcasters a new way of bringing TV signals from play-out locations to head-ends in either DVB-ASI or MPEG-TS over IP. Our deployed proprietary technology transmitters and receivers use the existing Internet infrastructure and an optimized communication protocol to distribute the TV channels worldwide. Contents are distributed on demand and in encrypted form and can only be decrypted by the receiver that has requested the stream.

Media Asset Management (MAM) on Cloud

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Media Asset Management (MAM) on Cloud

Complete MAM on Cloud with user licenses which can be configured based on several parameters, and if required provided on pay-per-use basis.

Cloud Storage & Library Services

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Cloud Storage & Library Services

Managed NAS on the cloud service with content security, controlled user access and remote management capability. The Cloud Library is provisioned with sufficient access bandwidth and controlled by a high-end MAM to ensure easy and fast search and retrieve function with optional transcoding and other preparation functions.

Content (Ad) Replacement

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Content (Ad) Replacement

PLANETCAST provides Ad replacement service to even live transport steam to broadcasters.

Some of the prime features of these services include

  • Live – Zero delay to broadcast.
  • Broadcast quality ads insertion & playout.
  • Highest signal quality.
  • Seamless integration with existing TVs and TV feeds.
  • Ads replacement onto big screens during key events and 24/7
  • PAL or NTSC compatible
  • Scalability to accommodate network size and connectivity
  • Solutions that can cater to any size of content & broadcaster.

Content Enhancement & Enrichment

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Content Enhancement & Enrichment

PLANETCAST has defined infrastructure for providing services pertaining to content management & enhancement services.

These include

  • Content Library,
  • Content Digitization
  • Editing
  • Mastering,
  • Restoration
  • Colour correction
  • Graphics
  • Other specialized post-production services.

Media Asset Management

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Media Asset Management

MAM is the derived category from Digital Asset Management addressing to Audio, Video, and other media content. PLANETCAST ’s unique solution developed and designed by highly experienced R&D and Software team at Noida has made this product feature rich and yet economical and a highly stable one with several years of operational experience.

The PLANETCAST solution is used to manage audio, video and other media content. Generally assets are managed and stored in digital format. An asset is described by its Meta data. It creates centralized repository for media files that allows the content to be archived, searched, and retrieved.

The media content stored in database is called asset repositories. Via unique conversion solution of media format, tracking location of media asset, transfer media clips from one server to another, archiving of media is possible easily.

Some of the key features are

  • High Availability of system
  • Web based cross platform architecture with backup server support
  • Powerful Media Asset Handling
  • Ingest
  • LTO support
  • Media preview
  • Easy Transfer of Media Clips from Video Server to secondary storage and Vice versa
  • EDL Support
  • Workflow based system
  • User defined rules and layouts
  • Real time asset and data movement tracking
  • Comply and Report Globally
  • Customized searching
  • Easy Integration with Playout Automation System
  • Sub clip creation and its tagging
  • Low res proxy editing
  • Thumbnail creation and its tagging
  • Conversion of video Clips from other formats to .lxt File Format
  • Transcoding of video clips
  • Work assignment and real time work status tracking
  • Real Time Update of Main Database
  • Asset Search via Asset Id/Tag Id or any predefined area
  • Fully customizable Asset Search via Asset Id/Tag Id or any predefined area
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Deep Archiving & Library Services

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Deep Archiving & Library Services

Comprehensive services offered by PLANETCAST’s innovative and secure Archiving Solution, seamlessly integrates with various 3rd party archival (LTO/Disks) systems. Apart from easy writing to tape/disk and retrieval options, it can also track contents and its location.

Multi-format digitization, content tagging, long term preservation, instant retrieval, usage and re-purposing is supported. A range of services to digitize, restore, preserve and provide access to classic and current sound and video recordings in any format are offered. Our service is suitable for a wide range of archive owners. Our solution is not just confined to broadcasting companies but it is equally suited to other verticals like cultural institutions, libraries and universities to record labels, archive websites and private collectors

PLANETCAST’s Archival solution fits well with

  • ANY SOUND MEDIUM: be it analogue media such as shellac discs, vinyl records, direct cut discs, acetate discs, wire recorders, old office dictation machines, all type of magnetic tapes, VHS and cassettes, or digital media such as DAT, U-matic audio, digital VHS, CD-R.
  • ANY VIDEO FORMAT : be it analogue media such as VHS, BetaSP, UMatic, 1 inch, 2 inch, D3, D9 or digital media such as DVC Pro, DV Cam, P2, XDCAM, Mini DV, HDCAM, DigiBeta.
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DR & Business Continuity Solutions

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DR & Business Continuity Solutions

Disaster recovery “DR” has become an increasingly important & integral part of business planning for any broadcaster be on terrestrial or satellite networks. A temporary loss of signal can result in the audience in switching to other channels or networks or loss in revenue. For that reason, operations must NOT be interrupted at any given point of time.

Our solutions are designed to support streaming needs for multi format (android, Windows, iOS etc.) and multi device (Tablets, PC or smartphones etc.) uni/multi-cast streams with multiple capabilities of formats and video players.

The standard approach to overcome is mainly

  • Maintaining a mirrored play out system at a remote location.
  • Parallel uplink facility in case of emergency.

PLANETCAST’s facility is well equipped for providing any of these services.

  • Reliable & Stable mirrored play out signal.
  • High content Security
  • Availability of seamless transition to Mirrored play out.
  • Premium automation system with built-in features for providing consistency with the primary play out channel.
  • Cost-effective off-site, lower operational expense (reducing space and energy & other operational expenses).
  • Facilitates Seamless integration with most of globally known automation system, graphics system, headed equipment eliminating the need for a separate process to bridge operations between main site and backup.
  • A mix of main and backup channels in one site for diverse and resilient disaster recovery.
  • In house expertise managing & monitoring mirrored playout with low cost solution.
  • Parallel Uplinking to various satellites from NOIDA facility.Parallel streaming using FIBER connectivity. Vital part of PLANETCAST’s solution is CUSTOMISATION as desired
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