IBC 2016: Ultrasoft Software-Defined Broadcast Suite From Broadcast Solutions
At IBC 2016, Broadcast Solutions premiered its Broadcast Ultrasoft software product. The fully IP- and software-based suite for software-defined broadcast enables management of a complete TV station on both the media side and the resources and cost side.
Broadcast Ultrasoft is a software tool that manages almost every process within a TV station. It provides a customised solution to work fast by deploying rapid-processing structures, collaborative tools, COTS hardware, and future-proof technologies, as well as IP-based workflows. Browser-based, it features the latest cloud technologies, enabling users to work from almost everywhere.
Broadcast Ultrasoft consists of modules that master and control the workflows for media: Ingest, MAM, Scheduling, Graphics, Playout, and Automation. It also integrates tools for resource allocation, advertisement-booking, and accounting. During all stages, users have a clear view on costs, resources, and profit.
- IP-based, paperless workflow
- Cost-effective and future-proof
- Cloud- or private-based
- Collaborative and flexible
- User-defined workflows
- Strong redundancy concept