Replay/Highlights - LiveTouch

Replay/Highlights - LiveTouch

A complete replay, highlights and production system for sophisticated studio and sport applications


Instant highlights with Post Production

LiveTouch™ is a scalable sports highlights system that makes highlights and instant  replay workflows fast and effortless. The intuitive touch screen panel is quick to learn and easy to use, making highlights selection sure, simple and robust. LiveTouch can scale to meet HD and UHD productions of any size.

It is easily configurable to support large events and multiple studio productions. Uniquely, LiveTouch supports integrated editing with no delays due to media movement and without the cost of duplicating recordings or storage. Highlights packages get to air faster, and system design is dramatically simplified.

Seamless 4K handling

LiveTouch 4K is SAM's UHD sports replay and highlights system. The LiveTouch server and dedicated control panel enable instant shot selection and highlights sharing with 4K content. LiveTouch is the only system to truly bring your HD replay and production workflows into 4K.

Easy to Learn and Fast to Use

The LiveTouch interface was designed for the user, by the user. Operators can mark interest points, create clips and play content to air with live speed control. LiveTouch provides fast navigation, on-air playlist editing and easy search and sharing tools. A unique multicam interface provides fast, easy access to all camera angles in live productions.

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LiveTouch panel

The operational heart of the system, the LiveTouch panel provides fast, intuitive highlights and instant replay capabilities.

The LiveTouch panel is designed for the operator, by the operator. An intuitive touch screen provides quick clip selection, unique speed tools and configurable user options. The panel features familiar button placement as well as a number pad for fast navigation by clip number and timecode. A responsive jog wheel gives users agile navigation and a high precision T-bar provides precise control on slow motion playout.

Care Support

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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  • Scales to meet HD and UHD productions of any size
  • Designed for the demanding sports replay environment
  • Instant effects and finishing tools
  • Intuitive and simple touch screen control panel provides fast highlight selection, playlist editing and live playout control
  • More efficient UHD channel density than other systems
  • More online storage than any other system
  • Unique multi-cam grouping and workflows
  • Tablet application for on-air talent to control their own playout
  • Momentum integration for publishing to social media
  • Simultaneous browse creation

Technical Specification

Size  3RU
Ports Up to 12 HD
SD Video Codecs IMX 30
IMX 40
IMX 50
DVC Pro 25
DVC Pro 50
HD Video Codecs DVC Pro HD
AVC-Intra Class 50
AVC-Intra Class 100
XAVCi Class 50
XAVCi Class 100
DNxHD (See Server Specification for full list of formats)
UHD Video XAVC Class 300 UHD
Browse Formats MPEG-1 at 1.5 Mb/sec
H.264 at 2.5 Mb/sec 640x360
H.264 at 12 Mb/sec 720p HD Browse
Audio Up to 16 audio tracks per port
SD embedded audio ANSI/SMPTE 272M
HD embedded audio SMPTE 299M
16 bit and 24 bit depth
Storage Internal Storage Up to 8 x 1.8 TB Disks
8 x 1.6 TB Disks SSD Option
External Storage 24 x 1.8 TB Disks
Storage Capacity Up to 200 hrs internal
Up to 600 hrs external
Up to 38 hrs UHD
Network Quad 1GB Network Card or
Dual 10GB Network Card
System Reference SD: NTSC/PAL Black and Sync
HD: Tri-Level Sync

Package Comparison




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Additional Edit
Licence Included 

LiveTouch Panel

6 HD  150 hrs
100 Mb
8 HD  200 hrs
100 Mb
Up to 12 HD  600 hrs
100 Mb
4 UHD  38 hrs
600 Mb

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