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XENTAURIX Modules & Tools

Multiscreen | Multiviewer

With the X-Multiscreen module you can extend the XENTAURIX system to multiviewer display. Live TV, radio and video streams are displayed on one or more LED monitors. The mosaic size and positioning of the channels and the multiviewer layout are individually configurable for each monitor. The multiscreen layouts are saved as favorites, which can be used to recall up different display variants. Each monitor requires a Mini PC with Vesa mount, which is included. Up to 26 HD channels can be displayed per LED monitor with up to 8 audio bars per channel, channel name, time / date (local + GMT). Video / audio signal losses are signalled visually as well as acoustically. The number of monitors that can be combined to form a video wall is virtually.

TV Audience Analytics

The XENTAURIX Rating Analyzer module provides marketing, media, advertising and broadcast companies with a state-of-the-art query and editing medium for analyzing TV programs in connection with viewer ratings. The basis for the program analysis are viewer ratings, as provided by e.g. GfK, Nielsen, Gallup TNS etc. and processed in the XentauriX system.

Advertising and Music Recognition With Fingerprinting Technology

Video and Audio Fingerprinting

With the video and audio fingerprinting modules, identical or similar broadcast content can be found in TV / radio/ video content

Automatic music recognition

The Music Recognitions module enables automated music track recognition in TV and radio stations, based on a database with well over 40 million music tracks.

Content Recognition with Artificial Intelligence

With the XENTAURIX module “X-Smart Media”, audio-visual information is automatically identified with the support of artificial intelligence. The AI generates a wide range of intelligent metadata. These enable comprehensive search capabilities and content recognition of faces, people, objects, locations, styles, sounds, languages, brands, sports events, audience responses and more.

Video Editing Tools with Instant Replay

The X-Editor is a tool especially developed for fast editing and generation of video clips and used for clip production in media centers or applied by media monitoring companies for TV monitoring. The X-Editor is characterized by its user-friendliness. With the Jog Shuttle you can access most functions in X-Editor. Default keyboard shortcuts are pre-defined and are modifiable any time. Jog Shuttle enables a fast search: You can fast forward / rewind with 8-fold speed.

The X-MediaPlayer is a monitoring and editing tool for the synchronous replay of up to six channels. Additional functions are 32-fold fast forward and rewind, editing of video clips with instant replay function (i.e. creating clips directly from the live signal), EPG display, snapshot function, storyboard display, subtitles, content matching support with VideoFingerprinting, creating clip lists, proxy support (i.e. creating TS clips), inserting time stamps, shortcut support.

Closed Captions and Subtitles

The X-CC module extracts subtitles and closed captions from the TV signal and synchronizes them with recordings as data. This gives you an easy way to index the video according to speech, if the Closed Captions are used for subtitling the speech.

TS & Proxy Monitoring and Recording

The X-TS module proceeds full resolution MPEG TS and low resolution proxy recordings including accompanying metadata. TS and proxy content will be recorded in XENTAURIX subunits or external storage devices. Operators can monitor live and playback, search and edit video clips with the proxy functionality on their PCs. Created low resolution video clips will be concurrently available and stored in high resolution quality. The X-TS module delivers additionally Unicast MPTS or SPTS streams for IPTV applications.

Multiple Input Devices

The standard input signals of XENTAURIX systems are M/SPTS IP streams (UDP/TCP/RTP). In addition, the system can process DVB-S/T/C and FM/AM/DAB radio through fully integrated receivers (with decryption) as well as SD/HD-SDI, ASI, analog video/audio and IP streams.

MultiAudio Support

The X-MultiAudio module proceeds encoding, recording and streaming of additional audio channels within a video feed, depending on type of signal source.

Loudness Monitoring according to EBU R128 | ITU BS1770-2

The X-Loudness module controls compliances measurement of audio levels according to EBU R128 and ITU BS1770-2.

Recording Social Media TV Streams

Web TV streams as well as live video streams e.g. from Facebook, YouTube, Instagram can be recorded with the XENTAURIX Broadcast Logger or alternatively via the XENTAURIX Cloud Service. As soon as a selected stream is received, the logger automatically records in the original quality.

Website Recording

XENTAURIX offers the possibility to record and archive complete websites including all subpages or certain websites. This feature is primarily used by news and social media sites to get a record of their news and story updates. The recording cycle can be adjusted via the XENTAURIX timer to record time-controlled, e.g. every 5 minutes, 1 hour, 24 hours etc. The XENTAURIX HTML5 dashboard allows the user to select the recording time and browse the web pages in playback mode.