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Broadcast Pix Flint

End-to-End Integrated Production Switchers 

Professional Recording and streaming

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Professional Live Production and Streaming

Broadcast Pix Flint is a breakthrough live video production system with end-to-end integration. It integrates the entire production workflow, from ingest to distribution. Flint delivers built-in HD streaming and live video outputs, and allows operators to include cloud-based content, in addition to cameras and file-based graphics and video. Flint is anchored by Broadcast Pix’s established production control toolset for creating sophisticated live video. Flint comes standard with 3 keyers each with the new ClearKey chromakeyer and virtual sets.

THE NEW FLINT LINE

The Flint integrated production switcher line has just been expanded! In addition to the new Version 3 software, there are now three new Flint models all under different input configurations to satisfy any production requirement or budget. The entry-level Flint LE, supports three HDMI or analog (composite, component or S-video) inputs and is now available at $7,495. The brand new Flint LX model features four SDI HD/SD inputs for $9,995 and Flint LS supports six inputs and offers a choice of six SDI or four SDI and two HDMI or analog inputs for $12,995. All with two additional network inputs, Flint continues to spark video production creativity with more options and power than ever before!


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Flint Features

Fluent Control Workflows + Powerful Performance Tools

Flint ingests a wide variety of cameras, files and cloud based content, has the full suite of Broadcast Pix production control tools including switcher, clip server and CG, to create highly professional video, and then delivers the production as a stream, as up to seven to plus up to six simultaneous video outputs, and also records internally.

>>> 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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uned_logo.jpgThe Broadcast Pix system allows us to utilize virtual sets with multiple cameras through chromakey.”

- Alejandro Astorga
Audiovisual producer for UNED
Costa Rica