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Jazler VideoStar
Jazler videostar output graphics

Dynamic titles and graphics output

 

This is a sample of the jazlerVS2 output. Contains video played from the news studio (Live video source) with three graphic templates overlaying it (Logo, News Logo + Time, Lower third titles) that can be updated or removed whenever needed.
Parental guidance on every video

Parental Guidance Graphics

 

Each video can be linked to a parental guidance category of jazlerVS2 and showed automatically when the video is aired so nobody forgets it. Prevents mistakes and penalties from your content watchdogs!
Show dynamic data to live graphics like time and weather

Live graphics on either videos or selected input

 

Jazler can either manually or automatically show graphics on your videos or live sources. Besides image sequences and animations, you can add dynamic text like the current time.
Show live graphics over your video or live input

Show lower thirds dynamically with an embeded text database

 

Create your lower third template using the LIVETEXT keywords and then you are able to show it whenever you want from the Dynamic Text Titles section of the studio. Everything can overlay either your videos or your live input.

VideoStar2 is the latest video automation product from Jazler software.

 

After the release of TVStar at 2005, VideoStar2 was designed and coded from the scratch, to be able to be expandable over the time.

VideoStar has all the features a video automation package needs, with an easy to use user interface, the least needed menus and buttons to complete a task and automated features to save time.

 

VideoStar can work perfectly in a local network environment to provide unlimited workstations to the production, marketing and sales departments.



 

Check out VideoStar in action
JAYZEE is supposed to be a local music tv channel running by JazlerVideoStar2. You can also read an extended article where we explain how many of the things you see in the channel are accomplished, like the automatic announcement of next videos or weather forecast. Click HERE to go to VideoStar demo

Features & Benefits
  • Complete and revised studio environment
  • Integrated graphics editor
    JazlerGTE is a user friendly graphics editor to place your static or dynamic titles on the video output. Overlays text, static png images or png sequences for graphic animations.
  • Easy to use graphics scheduling
    Create multiple graphics, lower thirds, station logo, titles, parental guides and assign them to specific videos, dayparts or playlists.
  • Live graphics update
    Create lower thirds and update dynamically with your titles while Jazler is on-air. Show or hide them manually, overlaying a video input, camera or a video playing in the jazler playlist.
  • Videos library with advanced editing
    Editing your videos library has never been easier, offering to you unlimited ways to organize and categorize your video collection. Very useful for music television channels, but works flawless on general content channels too.
  • QuickEdit feature in videos library
    Edit the properties of videos without entering their analysis, quickly and easily from the library screen. Just click on the video, and change its properties from the menu that will pop-up.
  • Mass change of categories, properties, file locations and parental guidance
    You can mass change lots of properties just by clicking on videos with either Ctrl or Shift. Then right click and select your action.
  • Bumpers Library
    Jazler hosts a dedicated library for all bumpers and station ID's. Every element can be categorized so it can be easy to find.
  • Advanced Spots Programming
    The spots programming interface of VS2 gives you the ability to easily program different spots at different days and times quickly. It also gives you the ability to play random spots based on a list at specific times (mostly used for station ID's). The reports tool of Jazler, can also print down a detailed report so you can give it back to your client or media shop. (either for the scheduled, or for the actual report of played spots).The spots management system also gives you the abilty to adjust when your spots package will start or end. You can also be notified if a specific package exceeds a maximum time to avoid a crowded and tiring commercial break.
  • Events Library
    A special library where you can store all your video elements that do not fit into the other libraries. These elements could be show intros and outros, news idents etc.
  • Direct Video File Playback
    No time to import a file into Jazler and play it? Need to play a file immediatelly? The studio screen now hosts a browser for direct playback of video files without the need of importing them into the library. After inserting it into the playlist, you can also add specific graphics to overlay it.
  • Reports printing
    Print your spot reports in a stylish document that includes your logo and info.
  • Security with user accounts to access only the libraries specified.
    Be sure that only the authorized people have access to your valuable libraries.
  • Unlimited LAN workstations to edit libraries at the same time, while the studio is on-air.
    Edit your libraries with Jazler Workstation, from any of your computers, at the same time that the Studio is on air . You have no restrictions on the number of the Workstations that will be installed.
  • Advanced Playlist Creation
    VideoStar gives you the ability to manually create playlists, create automated playlists based on a clock (for music channels), insert commercial breaks so you can create the total traffic of a specific day, edit start and end points of videos specifically for a playlist without saving it in the library.
  • Monitor & Edit a video track just before airing
    A new friendly environment, in the Studio mode, in which you can monitor and edit a track with ease and accuracy.
  • Advanced Automated Rotation Scheduling For Music Channels
    The scheduler in VS2 is designed and based on the clock system, where you can create clocks and then program them what time to be active and play. A clock is a virtual playlist where you do not enter the exact song-videoclip, but its category or properties
    Example: Song(Hot Current) > Song(Current 1) > Bumper (CategoryA) > Song (90's) (Pop) > Bumper (CategoryB) > Song (R&B)
  • Rebroadcast/pass through up to 3 different video sources
    Have 3 different video sources for the Line-Input mode and schedule which one you want to be on air and when. Line-in mode can also be interrupted automatically for commercial breaks. Line input can also playback a USB Camera, with audio from a different selected source if needed.
  • SuperSearch Engine In The Studio
    The supersearch engine gives you the ability to search for tracks in the library and returns to you results while you are typing. Supersearch also has the ability to search in the videos library like a search machine, searching the whole database to find a matching result (Name, Title etc).
  • Powerful Video Engine
    The playback engine of Jazler can play most popular professional video formats, from SD up to 4K videos, even 3D! It also upscales or downscales a video to the output resolution you want with no quality loss. It also supports 2 different video outputs so you can output the main program in 2 different resolutions.
  • Embeded Audio Leveling
    Audio leveling in videos has always been a headache. Jazler has two different engines (Compressor and AGC) that can smooth out the audio leveling of your videos.
  • RDS Text Transmission, RDS Text character replacement for localization and RDS Direct text transmission for Radio Stations that want to use VS2 and also playback video on their site.
    Full control of the RDS right through the Studio. Edit the texts that you want be broadcasted on any day, at any time.
  • Import Playlists from external Playlisters
    Jazler VS2 has a strong import engine to import text playlists from the most famous playlisting softwares. Jazler also produces a customized reconciliation text file to be imported back to the playlister so you can make your next playlists!
  • Import Commercial Break Playlists
    Jazler VS2 can import programmed spots from external commercials playlist management systems.
  • Automatic databases backup & mirroring
    Jazler creates automatically backup of all your libraries, making sure that none of your categorizations, statistics etc will be lost in case of a computer crash or malfunction . It also can make a mirror of the database on a different computer for emergency playout purposes.
  • Artist & Title text upload to your web-site or SMS provider
    Let anyone know which video is "on air now", with a simple and easy procedure. VS2 also lets you publish the previous and next videos to be aired. All available in XML format, so you can manipulate the provided data exactly as you want. This feature also includes a custom made HTML file for quick results.
  • Mass videos import
    Save extra time by letting Jazler automatically import the video contents of a whole folder, assigning the videos to a specific category. Then assign in seconds the optional parental guidance and extra graphics.

More Screenshots

The logo of your station Studio - Dynamic Crawl Texts Edit the graphics that will overlay a file, just before airing it Manual lower thirds, logos, crawls and parental guides with one click The best and quickest video search engine! Complete studio output environment Three different live video sources. Settings to show automatically the station logo and extra graphics! Outputs and resolutions Auto Program - The Clock Scheduler Create complete playlists to air Spot Analysis Days & Hours of Broadcast Random Playback of the spots in a campaign Specific Order Spot Programming

System requirements

  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 or 10, Microsoft .net Framework 4.5
  • CPU: Intel i7 (for HD video), i5, Quad or Duo (for SD video) (If the same computer will be encoding to the internet, i7 is preferred for whatever format)
  • RAM: DDR3 4GB or more
  • Video card: DirectX 9 compatible (for jazler preview windows only) with the latest version of drivers
  • Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard or similar.
  • Hard drive: SSD or RAID (250 MB/s) for uncompressed HD video. At least 100MB/s for compressed HD. Do not use green hard disks.
  • Works only with Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro, DeckLink Mini Monitor, Decklink Mini Reocorder, DeckLink Studio 2. These cards has been tested without any issues. As soon as we have another card tested we will update this list.

Features

  • Supported Outputs: SDI, HDMI, COMPOSITE VIDEO, S-VIDEO
  • Supported Inputs: SDI, HDMI, COMPOSITE VIDEO, S-VIDEO
  • Supported Resolutions: PAL & NTSC (4:3 AND 16:9), 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K, 3D
  • Video Files Supported: H.264(MP4),MKV,MPEG2(MPG),UNCOMPRESSED AVI,MKV,WMV