10 Channel Linear

10 Channel Linear

Management summary

10 HD channels with multiple graphics and subtitles, some DVE’s and automated nextup presentations.
Automated audio and subtitle mapping.
Integrated with a 3rd party scheduling system and operated by small team.

 

  • Schedule interval: 24 hours, activated at 5PM on a daily basis
  • Schedule workflow: All 10 schedules need to be validated in 30 minutes and rendered in 8 hours
  • Unique source content per channel per day: 4Hrs
  • Reuse output content per channel: 20%
  • Number of channels with live requirement: 10 main + 10 backup
  • Average number of live hours per channel per day: 1
  • Late arrivals: 30 minutes before air, 30 short format items per day

Technical requirements

Input formats are
HD files: XDCAM 50 Mbps in MXF wrapper

Live input feed: IP-TS H.264 @ 30 Mbps
Subtitle files: EBU XML

Output formats are
Output stream: TS-IP H.264 @ 12 Mbps
Audio output: 8 stereo pairs
Audio codec: mp2
Audio bitrate: 192 Kbps
Subtitles: 8x DVB tracks

Workflow diagram

Image

Cost balance

Note that VIPE license costs are equal, regardless whether used in the cloud or on premises.

CLOUD (AWS)

 

VIPE (incl SLA)

48%

AWS storage

10%

AWS EC2

23%

AWS data egress

19%

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

100%

ON PREMISES

 

VIPE (incl SLA)

62%

Storage

13%

Playout hardware

7%

Infrastructure

1%

Hardware SLA (12%)

3%

Hosting

8%

FTE engineering (0,1)

6%

TOTAL

100%

Please contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for detailed pricing information.

Instances and servers

Process

 STORAGE SOURCE CONTENT CENTRAL SYSTEM  PRE-RENDERING  STORAGE RENDERED CONTENT  PUBLISH

AWS instance

100TB
S3

2x
m5.xlarge

1,5x
g3.8xlarge (elastic)

1x
m5.2xlarge

4x
g3.4xlarge
(because of live)

On premises servers

100TB
NAS

2x
db server

3x
render server

1x
NFS

4x
playout server
(because of live)

Hardware recommendation

AWS instances

m5.xlarge (database)
8GB SSD

g3.8xlarge (render)

-

m5.2xlarge (NFS)
8TB

g3.4xlarge (playout)
500GB

 

On premis servers

db server
PROCESSOR: Xeon E5-2620V4 or better
MEMORY: 16 GB DDR4 or better
STORAGE: 60 GB SDD or better
GRAPHICS: -
NIC: dual-port 1000Base-T or better
OPERATING SYSTEM: Ubuntu 16.04

render server
PROCESSOR: Xeon E5-2650V4 or better
MEMORY: 32 GB DDR4 or better
STORAGE: 50 GB HDD or better
GRAPHICS: Minimal Quadro M2000
NIC: dual-port 1000Base-T or better
OPERATING SYSTEM: Ubuntu 16.04

playout server
PROCESSOR: Xeon E5-2650V4 or better
MEMORY: 32 GB DDR4 or better
STORAGE: 3000 GB HDD or better
GRAPHICS: -
NIC: quad-port 1000Base-T or better
OPERATING SYSTEM: Ubuntu 16.04

We are Disruptive Thinkers

We are an independent creative software development company that brings new visions to life and elevates existing technology to next levels of engagement and effectiveness. Welcome to the home of Disruptive Thinkers.