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Professional Live Production and Streaming

Broadcast Pix Flint is a one-of-a-kind integrated production switcher featuring Fluent Control with built-in HD streaming and recording. Flint’s Fluent workflows and powerful performance tools will simplify and automate the live video production process for any user. Include content from Skype, Twitter and other cloud-based sources, in addition to cameras, file-based clips and graphics live to-air. With Broadcast Pix Flint users have complete control over all show elements, right at their fingertips.

The Flint Series

Flint systems feature up to 6 multi-def video + 2 network inputs and 8 channels of clips and graphics. Includes 3 keyers, each with a DVE for PiP and ClearKey chromakeyer, plus built-in HD streaming and recording. Flint includes a built-in cg and dual-channel clip server that will playout of up 60 hours of HD clips and animations with audio.

Flint is available in 3 models in order to satisfy any production requirement or budget.
  • Flint LE features 3 HDMI or analog inputs and can simultaneously output to HDMI + 1 component, Y/C or composite.
  • Flint LX features 4 SDI or HDMI inputs and can simultaneously output to SD and HDMI
  • Flint LS features your choice of either 4 SDI + 2 HDMI or analog inputs and 4 SDI + 2 SDI or HDMI inputs. Can simultaneously output up to 6 various video formats.

Flint Features

Flint Features

Fluent Control Workflows + Powerful Performance Tools

>>> Integrated Ingest >>>
Cameras, Files, Cloud-Content

Multiple Cameras
   Computer Files
  
Studio Files
   Cloud-Based Content
   Twitter, RRS, Data  
Ingest CamerasMix up to 6 HD, SDI SD SDI, HDMI and analog cameras. Can also mix 1080i, 720p and SD formats. 
  IIngest Filesnput moving video from Skype, PPT, or anything on a laptop, with Flint’s HDMI inputs. Has built-in cropping and scaling abilities.
  Ingest Watch-FoldersWatch-
folders can accept clips, animations and graphics from Final Cut and more, even during a show. 
  Ingest Cloud-Based ContentConnect Watch-
folders to Google Dropbox, Drive, and Microsoft One Drive to add content to your show, from anywhere.
  Ingest RSS FeedsFlow Twitter and RSS feeds directly to air or first pre-screen. Graphics can be automatically updated and connected to Daktronics and OES scoreboards.

>>> Production Controls <<<
Integrated Production Tool Set

Control Surfaces   Multi-Format Switcher
  Customizable Multi-View   Device Controls
Control Surfaces Variety of control options. System comes with 2 monitors and keyboard and mouse, but can also be controlled via touch screen, iPad, or tablet. Optional control panels include a custom Fluent Keyboard, 500 compact panel, 1000 panel with patented PixButtons and an expanded 2000 panel.   IFlint Switchernput up to 6 cameras and 2 network inputs, plus 8 channels of built-in clips and graphics. Mix 1080i, 720p and SD video sources. 3 standard key layers each with a customizable DVE for Picture and Picture and flying keys.   Customizable Multi-ViewSee your I/O in high resolution, plus each key layer, file libraries, clocks, counters, safe areas, incoming files through watch-folders and more. Completely customizable as every window is resizable, movable and can eb replicated to create your optimum look.   Device Control BankEvery control surface has a device control bank that enables control of any internal or external device. Select the device and then use the 12 button PixPad to select any file, macro, robotic camera preset, etc. Device controls also include joystick, knobs and display. Enables fast action control of all content.
             
Dual-Channel Clip Server   CG Graphics   ClearKey
  Internal Audio Mixer
Dual Channel Clip ServerPlayout up to 30 hours of clips and animations, with audio. Clips can be individually set to auto-start when taken to air, auto-transition, rewind, loop, etc. 
 
  CG GraphicsIncludes 6 channels of graphics and a built-in broadcast quality Harris Inscriber CG (Character generator).
  ClearKeyUse the next generation chromakeyer that features one touch control and delivers outstanding results.  
  Flint Internal Audio MixerControl 8-channel audio inputs from any camera or clip store on an intuitive audio interface. Mix embedded and external audio. 
             
Fluent Macros   Virtual Sets   External Device Control   Add Operators
Fluent MacrosUnique to Broadcast Pix, Fluent Macros easily executes any combination of video, files, and device moves for complex effects with the push of a button. Save up to 1000 macros. Great for double boxes, triple boxes and intros, and any complex shot.   Virtual SetsShoot talent in front of a green or blue screen and then place in any location with virtual sets. Use the included sets, or easily create your own out of any picture with the included virtual set editor. Combine with Macros for PiP or slow zooms.    External Device ControlEasily operated by the Multi-View or control panel, control robotic cameras from Panasonic, Sony, Hitachi, Lumens or Telemetrics. Video servers and recorders from Blackmagic, AJA, Grass Valley, Omneon, Harris and 360 Systems. Streamers from ViewCast and more.
  Add OperatorsFlint's integrated system can easily be controlled by one operator or shared for more complex productions. Add a graphics operator on the keyboard, or add an operator using a virtual panel, iPad or smartphone.

<<< Integrated Delivery <<<
Deliver for Broadcast or Stream

Stream
  Video Outputs
  Record   Stream AND Record
Stream.FLV with Adobe Media Live Encoder at up to 720p resolution or .WMV with Windows Expression Encoder at SD resolution. Maintain lip-sync no matter how hard you push Flint, thanks to our patented process.
 
Video Outputs Output up to 6 video formats: HD SDI, SD SDI, HDMI, analog component, Y/C and component simultaneously. 
 
RecordRecord your program output as the show is being created with internal program output recording, 1920x1080i Motion JPEG .AVI file with audio.
 
Stream and RecordFull 1920 x 1080 HD 4:2:2 recording in a choice of formats and the ability to record directly to your internal clipstore for instant playback. Drag your finished file directly to your favorite non linear editor with no transcoding.

Flint is a member of the Broadcast Pix family of integrated production systems.

For larger systems with more I/O, more key layers and media capacity check out Mica and Granite.  

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childrensmemorial_logo.jpgWe have always aspired to having high quality programs and involving the kids as much as we can. That’s why we got the Broadcast Pix. It’s really reliable, and it’s easy to run a show.”

- Rene Roy
Producer
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL