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AirBox Neo Channel-in-a-box

AirBox Neo provides automated content playout for satellite channels, cable head-ends, over-the-air broadcasters and corporate TV users. It is designed to be extremely robust, in order to meet the highest reliability demands of on-air playout. Due to its unique modular architecture it is also suitable for webcasters, hotel Pay TV channels, corporate presentations video wall sourcing and other program distribution systems. AirBox Neo - Multi Parallel Output enables the running of two or more SDI or IP streaming SD/HD outputs simultaneously, so that broadcasters can easily provide parallel outputs in any combination needed to deliver the content.

PlayBox Technology Limited is an international communications and information-technology company serving the broadcast and corporate sectors in more than 120 countries. PlayBox Technology Limited is dedicated to the research, design, development and provision of the best products, systems, solutions and services. Over 17,000 TV and branding channels are powered by PlayBox Technology Limited broadcast solutions. Users include national and international broadcasters, start-up TV channels, webcasters, DVB (IP/ASI) TV channels, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels and disaster recovery channels. 


CloudAir gives the broadcaster a window through which to access their playout and servers through one easy-to-use interface, from practically any location.CloudAir provides a tapeless file-based operation which can be operated in two parts: one integrated with the broadcast centre and the other at the remote site. At the broadcast centre it is fully integrated into the current or preferred systems including traffic, storage, MAM, ingest, transcoding and file transfer systems, or PlayBox Technology can provide these. This connects to the new remote CloudAir site's playout equipment via the public internet, making a huge cost saving compared with traditional dedicated fibre or satellite links.CloudAir enables all the features of normal local operation. Subtitle files can be produced in the normal way. CloudAir checks the files and automatically delivers open subtitles during transmission. DVB subtitles and multilingual channels are supported. Operations are monitored with SNMP sending server 

ProductionAirBox Neo Features

  • Support for video with alpha channel
  • MOS integration with ROSS Inception *
  • MOS integration with miraNEWS*
  • MOS integration with ENPS*
  • Fill & Key Playout using single channel
  • Playback of Alpha channel files works with single file, so you don’t have to render separate fill and key files
  • New File browser UI, which displays files states, shows when the file become renamed, copying, copied and etc.
  • Enhanced playlist performance and faster-than-ever operation response
  • Enhanced audio quality
  • Trimming of audio only medias
  • User Notes insertion
  • Control via External controller - XKEYS - XK-24-USB-R (  - see XKeysLayout.pdf)
  • NewTek Network Device Interface Protocol implementation for integration with TriCaster™ and all NDI-enables devices (including Play on PGM tally on and Cue Next on PGM Tally off)

TitleBox Neo Features

  • NewTek Tricaster™ NDI protocol implementation for integration with TriCaster™ and all NDI-enabled devices
  • New low level API plugin in TitleBox Neo for DeckLink cards
  • Support for CSV files in “file link” data provider
  • MS Windows 10 compatibility

TitleBox Neo is an interactive graphics manager which creates, displays and controls fascinating multi-zone screens with rolls, crawls, animations, clocks, station logos, 3D objects and more. It is suitable for broadcast and cable TV channels, digital signage applications and hospitality channels of hotels, schools, corporations, retail businesses, shopping malls, churches, airports, holiday resorts, theme parks, etc.

TitleBox Neo can output to: - SD/HD SDI internal keying or fill and key output over BlackMagic Decklink
- NewTek TriCaster™ over IP
- NewTek NDI output 

CaptureBox Neo features

  • New streaming input (support for: https, HTTP, UDP, RTMP, MMS and MMSH, YouTube)
  • External control plug in from AirBox Neo
  • HEVC file format ingest
  • XAVC file format ingest
  • MS Windows 10 compatibility

A successor to existing CaptureBox, CaptureBox Neo enables multiple channels of HD or SD content to be captured from HD/SD SDI digital feeds, analogue sources and MPEG transport streams. Four video sources can be monitored on a single screen and controlled via a new streamlined user interface. Audio levels can be monitored as loudness/true-peak displays and adjusted when required.Content ingested to CaptureBox Neo is available for playback within a few seconds of capture commencing. The CaptureBox Neo feature set also includes capture-list import from third-party traffic systems, support for CEA-608/708 closed-captioning and automated VTR control via RS-422 with batch-capture listing.