You can set Cinegy Air to perform automatic program and commercials insertion via General Purpose Interface (GPI).

Please connect your 3rd party cuetone (DTMF or VBI) decoder to the GPI input, and set up the following parameters.

Configure_engine_instance_GPI

Once the "Trigger automatic opt-out blocks with GPI" checkbox is selected and the GPI trigger is received, Cinegy Playout will start the next scheduled "Automatic Opt-out" block.

Here you can define the following GPI control parameters for the commercial block transferring:

  • Bit number – defines the number of GPI device pin used for receiving the cuetone that indicates the commercial block transferring start;

  • Preroll time – defines the preroll time in milliseconds before the next manual item will be sent on-air.

Once the "Exit automatic opt-out blocks with GPI" checkbox is selected and the GPI trigger is received, Cinegy Playout will jump to the next scheduled Live event.

  • Bit number – defines the number of GPI device pin used for receiving the cuetone that indicates the end of the commercial block transferring and start of the next manual live item;

  • Preroll time – defines the preroll time in milliseconds before the next live item will be sent on-air.

This feature is only available with a GPI card present in the playout server. Please refer to Cinegy Air System Recommendations for the list of supported GPI cards.
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