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High-quality Broadcast Solutions

Reliable, affordable, efficient, and future-proof broadcast playback.

Enjoy the benefits of an all-digital workflow with flexible expansion and integration options.

Integrate with other TelVue services to stream to the Web, add signage, and more.

Intuitive Programming

TelVue’s scheduling tools make running a TV channel a snap!

Drag a thumbnail into the schedule; Preview and trim a video right in the interface; Advanced search options for simpler content management. The ideal PEG broadcast server.

Simplify your programming workflow with the HyperCaster’s powerful scheduling and management tools:

Features

Easy Content Management
    • Operate Remotely from any Web Browser
    • Drag-and-Drop Scheduling
    • Copy/Paste Scheduling Blocks
    • In-Browser Preview and Trim
    • Advanced Search Tools
    • Right-click Action Menu
Tools That Make Your Life Easier
    • Autoplay Continuity files, playlist or feed in program gaps
    • Switch & Schedule Live Sources
    • Export Program Guide
    • Configurable As-Run Reporting
    • CEA-608/708 Closed Captions
Format Flexibility
    • MPEG-2 PS/TS, DVDs, MP4, MOV and AVI Import
    • Optional H.264 Support
    • IP, RTMP and HLS Stream Ingest
    • Optional Automatic Up & Down Conversion
    • Optional SD/HD-SDI, Composite/Component HDMI Out
    • Configurable In/Out SDI Ports (in the HyperCaster AIO)
24/7 Reliability
    • Linux OS
    • Solid State Drive
    • System Health Notifications
    • 24/7 Tech Support
    • RAID (HyperCaster B1000 and AIO B2000)
    • Redundant Power Supply (HyperCaster B1000 and AIO B2000)
Pro Features
    • PID Remapping
    • Traffic & Billing via CCMS
    • Middleware Integration
    • Support for ATSC and CableLabs Formats
    • Time Shifting
    • APIs for further third-party integration

Options

Downstream Graphics*
    • Motion Logos
    • Text Crawl with UI design preview
    • Snipes
    • Squeezebacks
    • Emergency Notification Console
    • HD and SD playout options

*(included in HyperCaster AIO)

Channel Expansion

B1000: Up to 20 HD or SD channels

B100: Up to 4 HD or SD channels

AIO B2000: Up to 4 HD-SDI playback + 1 encode channels

AIO B100: Single channel playback + 1 encode channel

Multi-IP Capture for Later Replay

Expand your programming possibilities by capturing live incoming streams for future replay.

Great for recording sports, meetings, and other live events for your programming library.

Digital Signage Integration

Broadcast real-time 24×7 information on your TV channel with TelVue InfoVue, a professional-quality, web-accessible HD digital signage solution.

Engage your audience with up-to-date weather, traffic, news, community, and other dynamic information, as well as stunning, high-definition video clips and images.

Set up TelVue InfoVue as a continuity stream for your HyperCaster, and your channel will always be broadcasting information your community wants.

Real-Time Audio Loudness Plugin

The TelVue Audio Loudness Processing option includes out-of-the-box presets for broadcast and Internet streaming, including the CALM audio broadcast industry standard. Built upon the real-time audio technology of Linear Acoustic™, the industry leader in audio processing for professional broadcast, the HyperCaster & ProVue Audio Loudness Processor plugin eliminates the need for expensive external audio processing equipment.

The HyperCaster AIO Series 

Looking for ultimate playback flexibility in a single, powerful, PEG broadcast server? Each SDI port can be configured as an input or output for multiple channels of Playback & Encoding, plus native Switching All-In-One! The HyperCaster AIO Series is well-suited for PEG and other SDI operations who want an all-digital workflow with configurable input and output. 

AIO B2000

Ideal for the PEG station that wants flexibility in configuring IP or SDI input/output options. Up to 12 configurable SDI ports and 5 playback/encode channels, RAID, redundant power.

INPUT

  • Up to 12 auto-sensing HD-SDI inputs
  • HD-SDI switching & file encoding
  • StreamThru IP Switching & optional Capture
  • Files: MPEG-2 PS/TS, DVDs, MP4, MOV, AVI
  • Streams: Transport, RTMP, HLS
  • Codecs: MPEG-2 & H.264, SD & HD

OUTPUT

  • Up to 4 simultaneous HD-SDI playback channels
  • Built-in Up & Down Conversion
  • Optional HD/SD Simulcast (2 ports/channel)
  • Dynamic Downstream Graphics on all sources
  • Motion Logos, Tickers, Snipes, Squeezebacks
  • CEA-608/708 Closed Captions

I/O Configuration

  • Channels Up to 5 total Playback + Encodes (MAX 4 Playback, 4 Encodes)
  • HD-SDI Ports Up to 12
  • SDI Inputs All SDI ports not used for Playback available as auto-sensing, switchable inputs
  • IP Inputs Transport, RTMP, HLS via GigE. StreamThru™ IP Switching, optional Capture
  • HD/SD Simulcast Optional, requires 2 ports per Channel

Storage

  • OS/System SSD
  • Media 11.5TB, 8 Drive RAID 6 standard. Up to 32 TB.
  • Archive Optional Archive to NAS (FTP, CIFS) and Archive.org

Content

  • File Formats MPEG-2 Program, MPEG-2 Transport, DVDs, VOB, MP4, MOV, AVI
  • IP Streaming Formats MPEG-2 TS over UDP, RTP (Unicast, Multicast, SSM Multicast), RTMP, HLS
  • Video Codecs MPEG-2, H.264
  • Audio Codecs MPEG-1 Layer II, AC-3, AAC, MP3, LPCM
  • Closed Captions CEA-608/708
  • Video Bit Rates Up to 20 Mbps
  • Upload Protocols FTP, CIFS

Recording

  • Encode MPEG-2 Transport (MPEG-2 and H.264 SD/HD)
  • IP Capture Optional up to 4 Simultaneous

Playback

  • Video Resolutions
    • SD 480i29.97 NTSC & 576i25 PAL,
    • 720p50/59.94/60
    • 1080p23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    • 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    • 1080i25, 1080i29.97, 1080i30
  • Automatic up/down-conversion
  • Audio Format 48 kHz, 16 bit
  • Audio Channels Stereo
  • Audio Processing Optional Real-time Audio Loudness Management (CALM Compliant)
  • VANCs CEA-608/708 Closed Captioning

Downstream Graphics

  • Bugs, Tickers, Snipes, Squeezebacks, Motion Logos, Emergency Tickers

Network Management

  • System Health Notifications SNMP, Email, REST API, and Web Browser UI.
  • Other Built-in Firewall & Routing Table, Remote Management, Station Timing Locked to NTP

High Availability

  • Watchdog Timer Solid State System Drive, RAID 6 Content Storage, Redundant Power Supplies

Physical

  • Power 100 – 240 VAC / 740 Watts
  • Dimensions 17.2″ x 3.5″ x 25.5″ (W x H x D)
  • Weight 35 lbs.
  • Form Factor 2RU Rackmount, 19” Standard

External Interfaces & Connections (Typically Used)

  • HD-SDI ports Up to 12
  • External Reference Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
  • Copper NICs Quad 10/100/1000 BT
  • Other NICs Option for Dual Fiber 10/100/1000 BT in lieu of 2x Copper.
  • Front Panel Power/Fail/Drive LEDs, Power/Reset Switch/ LCD Interface

Operating System

Linux, Standard Drivers

Application Software

  • User Interface Integrated, HTML Browser-based
  • Content Management Custom Metadata, Hierarchical Categories, Videos Previews with Virtual Trim Editing, Advanced Search, Bulk Actions, Optional Archiving Management
  • Scheduling Drag & Drop, Copy/Paste, Block Copy, Bulk Modify, Recur, Ripple, Import/Export
  • Continuity Auto fill Program Gaps with Playlists or Live sources
  • Graphics Built-in, WYSIWYG Editor, Multiple Simultaneous Overlays, Alpha Channel, Drop Shadow Text, Date & Metadata Variables
  • Reports As Run, First/Repeat Run, Missing Files
  • TV Listing Embeddable, Searchable Website Program Guide, Rovi X-List, XMLTV, Minerva, RSS
  • Traffic & Billing Optional CCMS
  • APIs REST, RSS, SNMP
  • User Management Roles, Emergency-only User, Preferences

Cloud Services

  • Optional Streaming & OTT with TelVue CloudCast™, Cloud Upload with TelVue Connect™

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

AIO B100

Designed for single-channel operations that want the best of both IP and SDI workflows. 4 configurable SDI ports, 1 playback + 1 encode channel.

INPUT

  • Up to 4 auto-sensing HD-SDI inputs
  • HD-SDI switching & file encoding
  • StreamThru IP Switching & optional Capture
  • Files: MPEG-2 PS/TS, DVDs, MP4, MOV, AVI
  • Streams: Transport, RTMP, HLS
  • Codecs: MPEG-2 & H.264, SD & HD

OUTPUT

  • Single HD-SDI playback channel
  • Built-in Up & Down Conversion
  • Optional HD/SD Simulcast (2 ports/channel)
  • Dynamic Downstream Graphics on all sources
  • Motion Logos, Tickers, Snipes, Squeezebacks
  • CEA-608/708 Closed Captions

I/O Configuration

  • Channels 1 Playback + 1 Encode
  • HD-SDI Ports 4
  • SDI Inputs All SDI ports not used for Playback available as auto-sensing, switchable inputs
  • IP Inputs Transport, RTMP, HLS via GigE. StreamThru™ IP Switching, optional Capture
  • HD/SD Simulcast Optional, requires 2 ports per Channel

Storage

  • OS/System SSD
  • Media 4 TB, Single Drive
  • Archive Optional Archive to NAS (FTP, CIFS) and Archive.org

Content

  • File Formats MPEG-2 Program, MPEG-2 Transport, DVDs, VOB, MP4, MOV, AVI
  • IP Streaming Formats MPEG-2 TS over UDP, RTP (Unicast, Multicast, SSM Multicast), RTMP, HLS
  • Video Codecs MPEG-2, H.264
  • Audio Codecs MPEG-1 Layer II, AC-3, AAC, MP3, LPCM
  • Closed Captions CEA-608/708
  • Video Bit Rates Up to 20 Mbps
  • Upload Protocols FTP, CIFS

Recording

  • Encode MPEG-2 Transport (MPEG-2 and H.264 SD/HD)
  • IP Capture Optional up to 2 Simultaneous

Playback

  • Video Resolutions:
    • SD 480i29.97 NTSC & 576i25 PAL,
    • 720p50/59.94/60
    • 1080p23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    • 1080PsF23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    • 1080i25, 1080i29.97, 1080i30
  • Automatic up/down-conversion
  • Audio Format 48 kHz, 16 bit
  • Audio Channels Stereo
  • Audio Processing Optional Real-time Audio Loudness Management (CALM Compliant)
  • VANCs CEA-608/708 Closed Captioning

Downstream Graphics

  • Bugs, Tickers, Snipes, Squeezebacks, Motion Logos, Emergency Tickers

Network Management

  • System Health Notifications SNMP, Email, REST API, and Web Browser UI.
  • Other Built-in Firewall  Routing Table, Remote Management, Station Timing Locked to NTP

High Availability
Watchdog Timer, Solid State System Drive

Physical

  • Power 100 – 240 VAC/200 Watts
  • Dimensions 17.2″x1.7″x11.3″ (WxHxD)
  • Weight 10 lbs.
  • Form Factor 1 RU Rackmount , 19″ Standard

External Interfaces & Connections (Typically Used)

  • HD-SDI ports 4
  • External Reference Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
  • Copper NICs Dual 10/100/1000 BT
  • Front Panel Power/Fail/Drive LEDs, Power/Reset Switch/ LCD Interface

Operating System
Linux, Standard Drivers

Application Software

  • User Interface Integrated, HTML Browser-based
  • Content Management Custom Metadata, Hierarchical Categories, Video Previews with Virtual Trim Editing, Advanced Search, Bulk Actions, Optional Archiving Management
  • Scheduling Drag & Drop, Copy/Paste, Block Copy, Bulk Modify, Recur, Ripple, Import/Export
  • Continuity Auto fill Program Gaps with Playlists or Live sources
  • Graphics Built-in, WYSIWYG Editor, Multiple Simultaneous Overlays, Alpha Channel, Drop Shadow Text, Date & Metadata Variables
  • Reports As Run, First/Repeat Run, Missing Files
  • TV Listing Embeddable, Searchable Website Program Guide, Rovi X-List, XMLTV, Minerva, RSS
  • Traffic & Billing Optional CCMS
  • APIs REST, RSS, SNMP
  • User Management Roles, Emergency-only User, Preferences

Cloud Services
Optional Streaming & OTT with TelVue CloudCast™, Cloud Upload with TelVue Connect™

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

The Classic HyperCaster Series

TelVue’s flagship SD/HD/4K playback server programs up to 20 channels.  With flexible content storage, enhanced scheduling features, in-browser previews and optional downstream graphics, the TelVue HyperCaster brings you all the advantages of the IP workflow in a single, highly efficient server.

B1000

Broadcast up to 20 HD or SD high-quality digital video TV channels with the TelVue HyperCaster B1000 IP Broadcast Server.  Comes with RAID and redundant power.
  • PEG Channel Origination
  • Local Origination & Leased Access
  • Digital CATV Origination
  • Hyperlocal Programming
  • Long-form Advertising Channels
  • Black-out Management
  • Program Substitution
  • Campus Broadcasting

Video Playout

  • Output MPEG-2 TS or H.264 over IP (Gigabit Ethernet)
  • Optional ProVue decoder integration
  • Channels Option to Expand up to 20 SD or HD channels (depending on bitrate)

Program Scheduling

  • Interface Integrated HTML Browser Based (Secure)
  • Scheduling Drag & Drop Scheduling
  • Recurring Scheduled Recurring Playout
  • Station Timing Locked to NTP Standard
  • Continuity Auto-play Default File, Playlist or IP Stream on Program Gaps

Storage

  • Capacity 8TB Standard, 5.5 TB Usable. Option: 11.5 TB Usable
  • Drives 4 x 2 TB, OS on SSD. Option: 4 x 4 TB RAID Levels
  • RAID 5 for Media Storage
  • Archive To Remote Storage

Physical

  • Power 100 – 240 VAC / 650 Watts
  • Dimensions 17.2” x 1.7” x 25.2” (W x H x D)
  • Weight 46 lbs
  • Form Factor 1 RU 19″ Standard

External Interfaces & Connections (Typically Used)

  • Front Panel Power/Fail/Drive LEDs, Power/Reset Switch, LCD
  • Rear Panel Quad 10/100 BT/1000 BT, Link/Data LEDs, Console
  • Output MPEG-2 TS Over IP (Gigabit Ethernet)

Content

  • Formats MPEG-2 Transport Stream; MPEG-2 or H.264 (Optional) Video Constant Bit Rate (CBR), ATSC, CableLabs® HD & SD Compatible
  • Bit Rates Up to 200 Mbps Total Output
  • Management Custom Searchable Metadata & Categories, Thumbnails

Content Introduction

  • Protocols FTP & SMB
  • Interface 10/100/1000 BT x 4
  • Capture Optional IP stream capture

Network Management

  • Interfaces Web Browser
  • Protocols SMB, HTTP, NTP
  • Features Environment Monitoring, Firewall Remote Management & Software Upgrades

High Availability

  • Watchdog Timer
  • Solid State System Drive, RAID 5 Content Storage
  • System Health Notification
  • Redundant Power Supplies

Firmware

  • OS Linux
  • Device Drivers All Standard Drivers
  • API Features
    • Website Program Guide Automatic Generation
    • XMLTV & Minerva/ TV Guide Metadata
    • Optional CCMS Traffic APIs
    • Content Analysis & Validation
    • Missing File Notifications: XML, Email
    • CableLabs® ADI Metadata (Optional)

Optional Integrated ProVue™ Decoder

  • Video MPEG-2/H.264/SD/HD/Up & Down Convert
  • Audio MPEG-1 Layer 2/AC-3/2 CH & 5.1 Downmix
  • Outputs Up to 4 x SD/HD-SDI
  • Graphics: Ticker, Logo/Bug Insertion & Snipes
  • Ext. Reference SD-Blackburst/HD – Tri-Sync In Any Format

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

B100 or B100-SDI

Broadcast up to 4 HD or SD high-quality digital video TV channels with the TelVue HyperCaster B100 IP Broadcast Server.  Optional integrated ProVue decoder would add SDI-out and integrated graphics.
  • PEG Channel Origination
  • Local Origination & Leased Access
  • Digital CATV Origination
  • Hyperlocal Programming
  • Long-form Advertising Channels
  • Black-out Management
  • Program Substitution
  • Campus Broadcasting

Video Playout

  • Output MPEG-2 TS over IP (Gigabit Ethernet)
  • Optional One channel Composite/Component/HDMI or HD/SD-SDI
  • Channels Standard with 1 HD or SD Channel, Option to Expand to 4 HD or SD Channels

Program Scheduling

  • Interface Integrated HTML Browser Based (Secure)
  • Scheduling Drag & Drop Scheduling
  • Recurring Scheduled Recurring Playout
  • Station Timing Locked to NTP Standard
  • Continuity Auto-play Default File, Playlist, or Source on Program Gaps

Storage

  • Capacity 2 TB Standard / OS on SSD
  • Drives 1
  • Archive To Remote Storage

Physical

  • Power 100 – 240 VAC/200 Watts
  • Dimensions 17.2″ x 1.7″ x 11.3″ (W x H x D)
  • Weight 10 lbs
  • Form Factor 1RU 19″ Standard

External Interfaces & Connections (Typically Used)

  • Front Panel Power/Fail/Drive LEDs, Power/Reset Switch/ LCD Interface
  • Rear Panel Dual 10/100 BT/1000 BT, Link/Data LEDs
  • Output MPEG-2 TS over IP (Gigabit Ethernet)

Content

  • Formats MPEG-2 Transport Stream; MPEG-2 or H.264 (Optional) Video Constant Bit Rate (CBR), ATSC, CableLabs® HD & SD Compatible
  • Bit Rates Up to 80 Mbps Total Output
  • Management Custom Searchable Metadata & Categories, Thumbnails

Content Introduction

  • Protocols FTP & SMB
  • Interface 10/100/1000 BT
  • Capture Optional IP stream capture

Network Management

  • Interfaces Web Browser
  • Protocols SMB, HTTP, NTP
  • Features Environment Monitoring, Firewall Remote Management & Software Upgrades

Firmware

  • OS Linux
  • Device Drivers All Standard Drivers
  • API Features
    • Website Program Guide Automatic Generation
    • XMLTV & Minerva/TV Guide Metadata
    • Optional CCMS Traffic APIs
    • Content Analysis & Validation
    • Missing File Notifications: XML, Email
    • CableLabs® ADI Metadata (Optional)

Optional Integrated Decoder

  • Video MPEG-2/H.264/SD/HD/Up-Down Convert
  • Audio MPEG-1 Layer 2/AC-3/2 CH & 5.1 Downmix
  • Outputs 1 x SD/HD-SDI or 1 x Composite, 1 x Component, 1 x HDMI
  • Graphics Ticker, Logo/Bug Insertion & Snipes
  • Ext. Reference SD-Blackburst/HD – Tri-Sync In Any Format

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

Compare HyperCaster Models
Feature AIO B2000 AIO B100 B1000 B100
 Playout  Up to 4 simultaneous HD-SDI playback + 1 encode channels  Single channel playback + 1 encode channel  Up to 20 MPEG-2 TS over IP  Up to 4 MPEG-2 TS over IP
 Inputs Up to 12 auto-sensing HD-SDI inputs  Up to 4 auto-sensing HD-SDI inputs  IP inputs: Transport, HLS, RTMP  IP inputs: Transport, HLS, RTMP
 HD/SD Simulcast  Optional (2 ports/channel)  Optional (2 ports/channel) Optional (with ProVue)  Optional (with ProVue)
 SD/HD-SDI or Analog/HDMI per channel decoding  Integrated  Integrated  Optional (with ProVue)  Optional (with ProVue)
 Graphics: Text crawl, Logo/bug insertion & Snipes  Included  Included  Optional (with ProVue)  Optional (with ProVue)
 Storage  Up to 32TB  Up to 4TB  Up to 11.5 TB  Up to 4TB
 RAID  RAID 6  No  RAID 5  No
 Redundant Power Yes  No  Yes  No
 Price Starting At  $14,950  $9,950  $16,950  $6,950

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