The TelVue AdCaster is an innovative, cost-effective digital ad server that supports up to 64 SD or HD Channels in a single rack unit, finally unlocking the profitability in lower volume Digital Ad Insertion for Tier 1, 2, and 3 Cable & Telco, Affiliate & Local Broadcast, Hospitality, and Broadcast Networks. The AdCaster integrates seamlessly with industry standard Traffic & Billing systems via the CCMS protocol, and Ad Splicers via SCTE-30. The AdCaster advanced workflow features include automatic ingest of schedule files and ad spots from network storage, and generating missing file reports and email alerts so issues can be addressed well in advance. The AdCaster creates Traffic and Billing verification logs, and includes native As Run reports, and Error reports. The AdCaster includes an integrated, browser-based management interface, that can be easily accessed remotely and displays real-time status across all channels.
The AdCaster was designed for high availability and 24×7 operations with its redundant power supplies, and 100% solid state RAID storage. No hard drives to worry about failing in the field. At just a single Rack Unit of space, the AdCaster is compact. The cost-effective AdCaster can be deployed in pairs for full redundancy.
The AdCaster platform is a perfect match for low volume ad insertion applications requiring 64 Channels or less, or can be scaled for higher volume applications by racking and stacking units, or by running as a Virtual Machine on a more powerful platform, or even your own cloud computing platform.
- Up To 64 SD or HD Channels in 1RU
- 800 Mbps Throughput
- SD/HD, MPEG-2 & H.264
- Traffic & Billing CCMS Integration
- DTMF & GPIO Support
- SCTE-30 Splicer Integration
- Local Scheduling Overrides
- Real-time Channel Monitoring
- Missing Content & Schedule Alerts
- SCTE-30 Push Mode
- Digital Program Insertion
- Targeted Ad Zones
- Affiliate & Local Broadcast Zones
- Low & High Volume Ad Insertion