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What's New in Cinegy Capture 14

Cinegy Capture v14 is the next major release of the Cinegy Capture family, featuring a bundle of new useful features as well as important fixes and enhancements. Don’t just take our word for it - Cinegy Capture v14 was honored with a Best of Show award at IBC2019. What’s New in Cinegy Capture v14 Version 14 builds on the 10 year history of Cinegy Capture, adding some new features that we would like to draw your attention toward.

Benefits And Drawbacks of Virtualization

This post is a slightly amended version of the presentation that we gave at the Studiotech Poland IT day in Warsaw on 30th May. The intention of this post is to provide some general information about virtualization, learn about our experiences with the cloud technologies involved.

In a dynamically growing business environment, many broadcasting companies face a number of challenges. Virtualization helps to optimize business processes for a lot of companies, whose management prefer to exercise more control over the situation and business development. Even small businesses can use virtualization to lower transaction costs and increase application availability.

Cinegy Air 14 - What’s New

Introduction Cinegy Air 14 has been released and is ready for evaluation, go-live testing and production use! We’ve added a fantastic number of enhancements since v12, and I am happy to recommend that people start using this version of the product – although, of course, mission critical workloads should follow suitable deployment plans in case of any problems. I’m proud of the team that has worked so hard on version 14, and I can honestly say this release has again set a new bar in quality and stability for a ‘point zero’ version.

Cinegy / Cavena Installation and Architecture Recommendations

Introduction Starting with Cinegy Air 11.3 direct integration is available between Cinegy Playout and the Cavena Subtitling platform. This takes the form of a plugin, hosted by the Cinegy Event Manager service, which provides relevant interoperability between a Cinegy Playout engine and the Cavena Subtitle Control software. This post outlines how to configure the Cavena solution, and how to arrange the relevant software components as aligned to various user requirements for density and availability.

Cinegy Air 12 - What’s New

Introduction Cinegy Air 12 marks a new milestone for a product now over a decade in the market, and the first major release update to the product since August 2016. The build contains a great many internal changes and performance optimizations, making the Cinegy Air 12 Playout Engine the most efficient and powerful platform yet released by Cinegy. This document outlines some of the key new features that customers and partners will be interested in understanding are coming in the v12 release.

RTP Skips Issue on Cinegy Air Machines with Some Nvidia Quadro Boards

This post is intended to provide guidance on how to solve the RTP skip issue for specific graphic cards. Symptoms Several Cinegy customers reported an issue with frequent "RTP skip" messages in the logs when using latest Nvidia drivers with default 3D image settings. The GPU load is not relevant and the issue can be experienced even with a low load, although high system load increases the frequency of the issue.

How to Get the Best out of Cinegy Helpdesk

The basic Cinegy support procedures and workflow are described in this post. Recommendations on achieving smooth and efficient support process and cooperation are provided throughout.

Using Cinegy Playout Engine with Wowza Streaming Engine on AWS

This post is intended to provide general guidance on how to set up Wowza Streaming Engine AWS instance with Cinegy Playout Engine generated input stream.

Virtualization and Cloud Provider Comparison

This post is a slightly amended version of the presentation that we gave at TechCon 2017. The intention of this post is to provide some general information about virtualization and the technologies involved, follow this with comparisons of the main software options and then finish up with cloud providers.

Hacking Cinegy ‒ Cinegy Convert

This post provides insights on the new features available in Cinegy Convert v11 (pending for release). With powerful pre- and post-scripting events it is possible to extend your workflow way further the out-of-the-box functionality, for example, automatically publish videos on Facebook on user’s behalf. Source codes are also available for the reference.