Playout Center of the "REN-TV" Media-Holding: 5 programs of federal broadcasting

The broadcasting complex is placed in the office of REN-TV holding (Moscow) and is intended for round-the-clock forming of 5 programs for a federal zonal broadcasting TV-channel. This unique, compact and high-tech solution is based on the SL NEO media-platform from the company SkyLark Technology. 

The complex contains: 6-channel playout-servers with external arrays and a built-in system for automation of broadcast, servers for graphic design, 4-channel servers for recording from VTR and external lines, 8 workplaces for control of the on-air playout, recording, file import, MAM, network infrastructure, equipment for route and monitoring of signals, system for media-planning. All elements of the system are closely integrated into one technological environment. 

The complex also contains 2 auxiliary 2-channel playout-servers: the main and the backup server, that form signals for TV clock and "alarm" clips. Time at all the computer platforms is synchronized by NTP from 2 GPS receivers: the main and the backup ones.

The project is implemented jointly by the companies "system solutions for television" (representative of SkyLark Technology in Russia) and the company "OKNO-TV", the biggest system integrator in the sphere of TV and radio broadcasting in Russia.