HARDATA SMART+

HIGH-END CHANNEL-IN-A-BOX

SDI / IP / 4K, 4 Channels, Playout, CG, Ingest, Instant Play, Clipping, Time-Delay
HARDATA SMART Plus

SMART+ Series

High-End Channel-In-a-Box for SDI/IP/4K

The HARDATA SMART+ is a High-End Channel-In-a-Box platform that provides interoperability among current and new technologies and products.

HARDATA SMART+ servers can be configured as a 4 channel ingest, a 4 channel playout, a 2 channel production or a 1 channel 4K server.

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Features Overview

Configurable

4 HD channel playout, 4 HD channel ingest and 1 4K channel in the same server. There are 3 versions: 4 in/out configurable SDI, 4 in and 4 out SDI and IP. You can upgrade from one version to another just changing the video card.

IP

Multi-channel, IP-encapsulated HD, 3G and 4K video I/O. Support for IP transport protocols including ST 2022-6/7, ST 2110, ASPEN and Sony IP.

4K

Plays and records video in 4K.

NDI

Video over IP with current IP infrastructure. Connect to NDI inputs and make NDI outputs available to all your networked equipment.

Multi-Channel

A range of options to match your configuration needs and budget.

Playlist

The Playlist can be operated manually or automatically, with Live Event insertions and commands for Graphics, Picture in Picture, GPI, Social Networks and more. The Playlist order can be changed on-the-fly.

Instant Play

Ideal for live productions. It provides 10 pages of 20 buttons each, that can be assigned to any clip for instant replay.

SD/HD/4K Ingest

Ingest in SD and Full HD in Mpeg2 and H.264. Ingest in 4K in H.264.

Time-Delay

The TIME-DELAY can be set for each channel and has three modes, Censorship, Time-shift and Broadcast-delay.

Up/Down Conversion

Real time, on-the-fly conversion of content between SD and HD. You can combine content from both formats on the same timeline. HD and SD simultaneous output.

Multi-Format

Manages both SD and HD content, adapting them to the output format to ensure safe, accurate and high quality playout.

Live Feeds

Ingest a live feed, add animated logos, graphics and text, or insert and replace advertising for error-free playout.

Character Generator

CG allows insertion of graphics and animation – including time and temperature, external file text and metadata. A wide range of standard graphic file formats is supported.

Multi-language Support for On Screen Text

Including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and more.

Picture in Picture

It allows to playback a full screen video clip with transparency over the current video feed.

Continuous Recording

This feature records continuously. You can cut and continue recording without losing a single frame.

Play while recording

The clip is available for playing a few seconds after you start recording and does not need to wait until if finishes recording for playback.

Clipping

Subclips are sections of a video file. Each subclip hast its own metadata, code and entry and exit marks. It is possible to use subclips in order to sort and edit per cut large video files.

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Advanced Cataloging

Marks insertion with comments and tags, which are indexed to streamline and facilitate materials search.

SMART FLOW Dashboard

A monitoring tool for the SMART FLOW Ecosystem. Control the health of your equipments, the clips synchronism between the emission server and the Smart Flow, the transference and transcode of materials between the servers of the ecosystem, all from a centralized tool.

Web Access

Integrated into every HARDATA server for remote content management and reporting. Compatibility-tested on PC and Mac platforms, web access allows server imports and exports, video content preview, and broadcast report generation.

High Reliability Fault Tolerance

Each storage array incorporates fault-tolerant hot-swap disks with RAID 6 technology and a built-in dual hot-swap power supply.

Unpack, Connect, On-Air

Everything you need to be up and running in a flash. Easy to install, operate and maintain, it is operated through a simple, intuitive and user-friendly interface. You can be on-air in a matter of minutes.

Clipping

Ideal for advertising replacing environments on deferred broadcasts, to segment movies, series and news.

It covers the entire workflow, from the continuous recording, the material production by creating subclips with different entry and exit points, cataloguing with marks, comments and tags and immediate Broadcast. You can do all this while recording the original material.

Clipping

High Availability Operation

With the use of a second playout server you can set up a MASTER/SLAVE conguration. With the SLAVE synchronized with the MASTER, all materials are copied and follow the playout list to generate a second video signal identical to the main one.

High availability Operation

SPECIFICATIONS

Compare SMART+ Models 9440 4C, 9440 FD & 9440 IP
FEATURES 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
4K 3840p 50/59.94/60 Hz
Full HD 1080i 50/59.94/60 Hz
HD 720P 50/59.94/60 Hz
SD PAL/NSTC
NDI Support
4K Recording
FULL HD Recording
SD Recording
Video transcoding on the fly SD/HD/4K
Live Signal Insertion
Character Generator
Picture In Picture
Time Delay
Continuous Recording
Play while Recording
Subclips Support (Clipping)
Advanced Cataloging
Multilanguage support for on screen text
Graphics Animation
Web Access and SDK (SOAP) interface
MASTER/SLAVE Ready Mode
Out of the box, plug in, switch on and run
CONTROLS 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
Watch Folder
VDCP Remote Control
AMP Remote Control
GPI External External External
MOS Integration
HARDATA SMART FLOW
OFFICE Remote Control
Emails Alarms
Twitter Integration
PLATFORM 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
Rackmount Dell Server 1 U 1 U 1 U
Hot Swap Redundant Power Supply
Hot Swap Disks Array
HDDs 8 x 1.2 TB 8 x 1.2 TB 8 x 1.2 TB
Storage Array Raid 6  Raid 6  Raid 6
Storage  7.2 TB 7.2 TB 7.2 TB
4K Storage (H.264 @ 50 Mbps) 320 hrs  320 hrs  320 hrs
HD Storage (H.264 @ 6 Mbps) 2200 hrs 2200 hrs 2200 hrs
SD Storage (H.264 @ 3 Mbps) 4400 hrs 4400 hrs 4400 hrs
Networking 2x1Gb + 2x10Gb 2x1Gb + 2x10Gb 2x1Gb + 2x10Gb
VIDEO 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
4K Channels 1 1 1
SD/HD Channels 4 4 4
3G SDI In / Out 4 In / Out Configurable 4 In / 4 Out N/A
10 GbE SFP+ In / Out for A/V N/A N/A 2 Cages
IP Transport Protocols N/A N/A ST2022-6/7, ST2110, Aspen, Sony IP
IP Compression N/A N/A Sony LLVC, TICO
NDI Inputs / Outputs  4 In / 4 Out 4 In / 4 Out 4 In / 4 Out
SDI Reference In  SD: Blackburst, HD/4K: Tri-Level SD: Blackburst, HD/4K: Tri-Level SD: Blackburst, HD/4K: Tri-Level
IP Reference In  N/A N/A ST2059
AUDIO 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
Audio Channels  16 16 16
Digital Audio Input SDI Embedded SDI Embedded IP
Digital Audio Output SDI Embedded SDI Embedded IP
TIME-DELAY 9440 4C 9440 FD 9440 IP
Censorship mode 1 - 30 sec 1 - 30 sec 1 - 30 sec
Time-Shift mode 1 - 12 hrs 1 - 12 hrs 1 - 12 hrs
Broadcast-Delay mode 0 - 12 hrs 0 - 12 hrs 0 - 12 hrs
SUPPORTED FILE FORMATS
MXF MOV / QuickTime
LXF AVI
GXF DV
MPEG-TS XDCAM
MPEG-PS MP4
VIDEO CODECS
DV MPEG-4
DVCPRO H.264 / AVC
DVCPRO HD MPEG-2
M-JPEG ProRes
MPEG-1 DNxHD
AUDIO CODECS
PCM MP2
MP3 M-JPEG
MPEG-1 MPEG-2
AAC AC-3
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