March 2013

Let's automate!


Aveco's ASTRA Suite of Tools automates every step of your media workflow


Come see us at NAB 2013 in booth N2138



Producing live news or a studio event?

Let's automate it.

Next-generation news and studio automation -
ASTRA Studio 2

ASTRA Studio 2 is on-air and gaining momentum.

The system that allows a single person to run complex news bulletin live on-air is now even more dynamic, as journalists can now edit a story that is already on-air in the NRCS. Also the list of third-party equipment that can be controlled has been further extended.

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Running TV channels?

Let´s automate it.

The workhorse for master control rooms with unlimited flexibility - ASTRA MCR

ASTRA MCR controls single channel as well as multichannel playout, provides full mirror as well as N+M redundancy and integrates any third-party product in the broadcast chain.

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Wondering where your clips are?


Let's automate it.

Content management system that knows how to acquire, process, store, and deliver your assets - ASTRA MAM

Do Media Asset Management tools seem too expensive, too complicated, or scary to you? Come talk to us about our Operational MAM tools. We have a straight forward, incremental and cost-effective approach to media asset management for your day-to-day operations. It can run in conjunction with other MAM systems and even other automation systems.

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Going tapeless?


There will be plenty to ingest. Let's automate it - ASTRA Ingest

ASTRA Ingest manages the everyday traffic of incoming media, as well as helping you to digitize your legacy tape archive.

Works as an independent product, can be integrated with a third-party MAM, or be fully integrated within the ASTRA Suite of Tools solution.

Controls ingest of live signal, ingest from VTRs, automated as well as manual, mass ingest of videotape archives using cart machines, and controls signal processing and QC equipment to maximize results.

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Increasing revenues with regional ad insertion?


Let's automate it.

Every configuration available: centralized, hub, dual, edge - ASTRA RAD

And there is more:

Support of Asynchronous Ads allows broadcasters to sell ad space during sport events such as soccer goals.

Support of Spoken Ads lets you schedule and register sponsored spoken messages.

Support of Dynamic Ad Insertion allows you to time squeeze the aired signal and to insert an additional ad into the newly created time slot.

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Planning a business continuity solution?


Let's automate it.

Synchronize media, playlists, and channel playout with the headquarters - ASTRA DR

With Aveco, we have solutions online today that let you switch to a backup site within frames averting a potential publicity and financial disaster.

Disasters happen. Local failures are solved by redundancy within the facility. But, what about fire, floods, and storms? Union strikes can also cause serious harm. You need to have a plan B to stay on-air even when headquarter is not operational. Aveco solutions keep your programming on-air while staying on budget.

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And last, but not least:


Aveco Appoints Lucie Broucke Ouskova as VP of Sales for CIS


She will be responsible for business development with outreach to end users as well as system integrators as Aveco extends into this new market.