Playout & broadcast automation systems

With the Medialooks Video SDK our customers have successfully built dozens of broadcast playout automation software products that have been installed on hundreds of sites around the world.

Key features

TV playout automation solutions built with the Video SDK can be tailored to the needs of specific customer segments – ranging from simple video playback for live production to advanced broadcast control systems featuring playout control, scheduling, live input management, and a graphics engine.

The Video SDK features a wide range of supported file formats and codecs, supports various SDI hardware, as well as NDI®, SRT, and IP streams.

Notable examples of companies using the Video SDK for playout in broadcasting include ENCO Systems, Axel Technology, and Playbox Technology.

  • SD, HD, UHD, and 4K support.
  • Supported SDI inputs/outputs: AJA, Blackmagic Design, Bluefish444, DELTACAST, Magewell, Yuan.
  • Supported IP inputs/outputs: NDI, SRT, DVB, UDP, RTP, RTSP, RTMP, HLS, MPEG-DASH.
  • Gapless multi-format playback.
  • Seamless switching between media playback and live video.
  • Automatic upscaling and downscaling.
  • Built-in character generator with animated graphics.
  • Advanced playlist scheduling.
  • SCTE-35 and SCTE-104 triggers support.
  • Closed captions support.

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