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Broadcast Pix Mica

Mid-size Integrated Production Switchers


Easily Create Compelling Live Video on the most integrated Switchers


Mica mid-sized integrated production switchers can be effortlessly tailored to fit your unique production needs. Every system is completely customizable and configurable, making it easy for anyone to create, control and deliver sophisticated live video, on up to 3 projection screens. Mica systems feature our patented control and automation technology, end-to-end workflow integration, high redundancy, ultra low latency, cloud storage, media management and a built-in customizable feature set. Experience an easier way to create great shows today and into the future with Broadcast Pix Mica.
  

The Mica series

  • 8 multi-def SDI inputs + 1 external SDI key cut input + 8 channels of clips and graphics, and 6 multi-def SDI outputs + 2 DVI outputs  
  • Up to 6 key layers with DVEs and Virtual Studios with ClearKey™ chromakeyer  
  • Built-in CG graphics system 
  • BPNet™ cloud inputs, outputs, sharing and management  
  • BPView™ customizable multi-view monitoring
  • Commander Interface option enables easy control by non-technical operators  
  • Control from a choice of panels, or from an intuitive touch-screen, tablet or smartphone 
  • Patented low latency technology, great for projection in live events on up to 3 different screens
             Mica switcher with BPNet

New BPNet

BPNet extends Mica’s integration beyond the switcher, enabling cloud based inputs and outputs, and the ultimate in sharing and management. Learn more

Mica Features

Ingest with ease

Multiple Cameras
  Computer Files
  Studio Files
  Cloud Content
  Optional Social Media, Data   
Multiple CamerasMix and match up to 8 camera I/O formats, HD SDI, SD SDI. Input auto-detects 1080i, 720p or SD.   Features Ingest Computer FilesInput clips and graphics into the built-in clip, title and still stores.   Watch-FoldersWatch-folders can accept clips and graphics from Final Cut and more, even during a show. And BPNet auto-converts formats.     
  Broadcast Pix BPNetAdd content from anywhere with BPNet, the cloud service built for video.   Ingest DataRapid CG option flows Twitter and RSS feeds directly to air or first pre-screen. Graphics can be automatically updated from Daktronics and OES scoreboards.

Use world-class production tools built for today's users

Panels with PixButtons™   Multi-Format Switcher
  BPView™ Multi-View   Device Controls
Broadcast Pix PixButtonsChoose from 3 control panels, most of which feature patented 
PixButtons, which can even display file names. Or use touch-screen control.
  Mica IO Includes 8 multi-def SDI inputs, another SDI input is available for a key source and 8 channels of built-in clips and graphics. Mix 1080i, 720p and SD video sources. 3 or 6 key layers each with a customizable DVE for Picture and Picture and flying keys. View close-up of back panel here   BPView MultiViewSee all 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 ControlsEvery 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.
             
BPNet Management   Dual-Channel Clip Server   CG Graphics
  Macros
Broadcast Pix BPNetBPNet extends Mica’s integration beyond the switcher, enabling cloud based inputs and outputs, and the ultimate in sharing and management.  
 
  Dual-Channel ClipsPlayout up to 60 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 8 channels of graphics and a built-in broadcast quality CG (Character generator). Unlike some other integrated systems, the CG can keep running during the show.      
  Fluent MacrosUnique to Broadcast Pix, 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.
             
ClearKey™ and Virtual Studios   Optional External Device Control   Optional Commander
  Add Operators
Virtual StudiosSuperb 
chromakeyer features one touch control. Shoot 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. 
  Control External DevicesIntimately control robotic cameras from Lumens, Panasonic, Sony, Hitachi or Telemetrics. Control video recorders from AJA, BlackMagic and others. Control streamers, routers and mixers. Enjoy slow motion with PixPlay.   New Broadcast Pix CommanderCommander is a breakthrough in ease of use that enables EVERYONE to create great live video for any meeting. Intuitive touch-screen controls robotic cameras, titles, topics and more.   Add OperatorsThis 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.

Deliver exciting live video

Video Outputs   
Built-in Router   
Multi-Screen
  
Ultra Low Latency
Video Outputs6 SDI multi-def outputs and 2 DVI outputs, great for monitoring and projection.  
Remote PanelSend any SDI input to any SDI output.   
Multi ScreenDrive up to 3 screens at once with different things on each. Great for 3 IMAG screens, 3 internet streams, 3 television channels, or any combination.      
Ultra Low LatencyEnjoy exceptional end-to-end low latency of just 1 frame (that’s 33 ms at 60Hz, 40 ms at 50Hz) with gen-locked sources, which is ideal for the most demanding live events.
             
Redundant Panels and Power    Great Support      
   
RedundantBuilt-in redundancies keep Mica always on air. Redundant power is included in the control panel. And if the panel stops you can switch from BPView.     Great Support

With Broadcast Pix you enjoy knowledgeable, helpful technical support. These experts can even log into your system remotely to diagnose any issue and help you create with confidence. 

       

Mica is the middle member of the Broadcast Pix family of integrated production systems.

For smaller systems check out Flint and for large-scale systems 
Granite.

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