State-of-the-art playout automation

Future-proof automation solution / Channel-in-a-Box system for a complete end-to-end workflow – from ingest to distribution.

  • Multichannel ingest
  • Planning applications for rough and daily planning facilitate working with the master playlist
  • Rock solid multichannel playout
  • Powerful real-time graphics render engine
  • Reliable content delivery to linear and non-linear distribution targets


Cloud-based playout automation

Makalu is a pure software-defined, cost effective and highly automated playout automation for broadcasters and content providers of any kind and size

  • Channel-in-a-Box technology including subtitling, loudness control, splicing (SCTE35), MPEG-TS encoder and DVB/ATSC multiplexer
  • Makalu offers all functions of playout automation and ensures a secured 24/7 signal distribution
  • Integrated rough and daily planning as well as media asset management with content upload and ingest, transcoding and metadata enrichment
  • Real-time CPU rendered HTML5 graphics overlay and preview-based on pre-built templates



Studio Playout

Intuitive to use playout system with excellent performance and extensive integration possibilities for professional studio environments.

  • Supports UHD/HD/SD and SDI/IP
  • Multichannel, single user interface playout for all common file formats with frame-accurate preview
  • Supports playlist creation via drag and drop and via XML-based import from external NRCS and traffic systems
  • Support of standard protocols for externally operating the system (e.g. VDCP, AMP) and for data exchange (e.g. MOS)
  • Customizable, multilingual user interface

Studio ingest

Ingest system with excellent performance and extensive integration possibilities for professional studio environments.

  • Multiple record modes for frame-accurate Crash-, Batch-, Schedule and Loop recordings of SD, HD and UHD content
  • Simultaneous multi-format recordings, configurable via XML-based presets
  • External control via Advanced Media Protocol (AMP) or webservice interface (REST)
  • Customizable, multilingual user interface
  • Failover mode


Studio Control

Technology layer for efficient management and control of audio and video equipment in a studio environment.

  • Works as interface between editorial system and studio automation
  • Automation of the detailed technical planning of television broadcasts
  • Combination of complex technical processes in the studio
  • Implementation of plausibility checks for planned automation directives
  • Minimization of complexity and duration of the technical design of television broadcasts



Increase Advertising Revenues

Innovative systeme for inserting (splicing) local ads into a TV signal. It provides broadcasters and service providers with new possibilities for creating additional advertising revenues.

  • Standard-compliant (SCTE-104 / -35 and SCTE-30)
  • Directly address local viewers in specific regions with individual ads



Recording Solutions for TV and Radio

Enables the reliable recording of broadcast TV and radio channels (e.g. to comply with legal regulations or for archiving puporses) as well as checking and analyzing recorded contents.

  • Continuous recordings according to specifications
  • Recording of linear audio and video content (TV and radio programs) from various sources/receiving paths
  • Simultaneous recording in different resolutions and bit rates

Teletext /


Solution for Teletext and Subtitles

Automates the processing of teletext data (incl. subtitles) and insertion of this data into a video signal (e.g. HD-SDI). This additional information means added value for viewers.

  • Data import of program information from MAM and scheduling systems
  • Automated processing of teletext data
  • Standards-compliant insertion of teletext data into HD-SDI signals (SMPTE 2031 and OP-47)