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When Cinegy Playout is started with the previously configured "Screen output" – a blue window appears with "Cinegy Demo Version" imprinted in the center to show output.

Cinegy Playout is responsible for the playlist items playback. By default, Cinegy Playout is loaded automatically on system startup and restarts automatically in case of failure.

When Cinegy Playout is started, the corresponding icon is displayed in the notification area of the taskbar. To see and control the status of all instances, right-click the icon in the taskbar and select the "Show Dashboard" command:

Playout_engine_RCM

The following Cinegy Playout Dashboard window will appear:

Playout_engine_dashboard

Here you can see the control monitors of all Cinegy Playout instances. Each instance can be started/stopped individually.

engine start button

Press the "Start" button to start the specified instance broadcasting.

engine stop button

Press the "Stop" button to stop the specified instance broadcasting.

engine restart button

Press the "Restart" button to restart the specified instance broadcasting. Use this button to apply the changes made during the instance configuration.

The engine status is indicated with the following color coding:

engine status running

The green indicator shows that the engine is connected and running.

engine status not running

The red indicator shows that a crash has occurred during playout with automatic restart.

engine status not detected

The gray indicator shows that the engine is stopped.

engine status not running/ engine status not detected

The blinking red indicator appears when the engine status is "Failed" (the specified engine has not been properly configured or some license is missing).

To exit the application, use the "Exit" command. The dashboard can be launched manually from Start > All Programs > Cinegy > Cinegy Playout x64.