ICE LE – Entry-Level Automated Channel Playout

ICE LE – Entry-Level Automated Channel Playout

Automation for playout in a compact solution with unrivaled resilience and reliability

Broadcast quality playout in a high density IT solution

ICE-LE is a step change for playout infrastructure and is redefining the industry norm for dense high quality playout.  For a price more comparable to that of a video server, operations departments will achieve a full Channel-in-a-Box solution with unrivaled resilience and reliability, and proven automation technology.

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Securing overall performance is essential to maintaining end-user satisfaction, which in turn results in sustaining and growing revenue. It is important to take steps to limit the risk of incidents taking place through fault prevention and planning and, if incidents do occur, to ensure that downtime is as short as possible.

To ensure you get the most from your investment, SAM offers comprehensive support packages to suit your needs. Built on a foundation of over 30 years’ experience in supporting broadcast and post-production systems, SAM Care provides a highly skilled 24x7 technical help desk, committed response times, software maintenance support and operates a worldwide spare parts service from over 20 warehouse locations across the globe.

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  • 1 to 4 HD channels from a single ICE unit
  • Minimizes the need to transcode. ICE LE supports a multitude of codec and wrapper formats
  • Playout multiple fi le formats back to back
  • Validate all content on arrival and quarantine any invalid material to prevent on air problems
  • Full Master Control functionality
  • Make playlist changes 2 seconds before air with confidence
  • Multiple DSKs and DVEs
  • RSS/XML Text Crawls
  • Still and animated logos
  • Audio Overs. Pre-recorded from internal file players
  • Closed Captions and Subtitles in multiple formats and languages.  Up and down scaling of Closed Captions and Subtitles
  • Automatic HD upscaling and SD downscaling that respect source AFDs
  • ARCing and AFD insertion
  • V-Chip and XDS insertion
  • Fixed latency from input to output
  • Mix transitions between any sources, including live inputs
  • Ancillary Data: Preserve, pass through, insert, and up/down scale
  • Local storage of 2TB.

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