Polaris Play: Ingest Web-Based Simulations

COURSE DETAIL

Summary

Course Description:

This eLearning knowledge base provides three different interactive simulation modes on how to setup, configure and operate your Polaris Play: Ingest environment.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of the lessons, students will learn how to operate and configure the Polaris Play: Ingest software to perform VTR and scheduled ingest, prepare clips, playout clips, add metadata, and perform clip management.

Course Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the Spectrum environment and SystemManager, including creating and configuring players, along with a basic understanding of automation, ingest of video for playout, playlists, timelines, clip management, and file formats.

Course Duration:

4-8 Hours (includes three simulation modes)

Outline

Lesson 1 – Installation and Licensing

  • Install Polaris Play: Ingest
  • Uninstall Polaris Play: Ingest
  • Launch and Close Polaris Play: Ingest

Lesson 2 – Software Configuration

  • Configure the Media Server
  • Enable a Player for Scheduled Ingest
  • Enable a Player for VTR Ingest
  • Enable a Player for Clip Preparation
  • Enable a Player for Playout
  • Customized Event Appearance

Lesson 3 – Recording

  • Crash Record – Record a Clip
  • Scheduled Ingest – Add, Edit, Delete an Event
  • Scheduled Ingest – Open, clear, Save a Scheduled Ingest List
  • VTR Ingest – Add, Edit, Cue, Delete a Clip
  • VTR Ingest – Create, Open, Clear, Save, Run a VTR Ingest List
  • VTR Ingest – Skip to the Next Clip in a VTR Ingest List
  • VTR Ingest – Stop, Re-run a VTR Ingest List

Lesson 4 – Clip Preparation

  • Add a Clip to the Timeline
  • Update, Load a Clip
  • Create New Clip from an Existing Clip
  • Flatten Clips
  • Eject a Clip
  • Clear the Clip Prep List
  • Create a Single Clip Segment
  • Create Multiple Clip Segments

Lesson 5 – Playout

  • Managing Events – Create, Edit, Copy/Cut, Delete a Playout Event
  • Managing Events – Select All Playout Events
  • Managing Playlists – Open, Append, Save, Clear, Reload a Playlist

Lesson 6 – Clip Storage Management

  • Viewing Clips – Filter Clips
  • Viewing Clips – View Clip Properties
  • Viewing Clips – Open a Clip
  • Managing the Storage of Clips – Select, Sort, Rename, Copy, Move, Delete a Clip
  • Managing Clip Folders – Explore, Create, Rename, Refresh, Delete a Folder

Lesson 7 – Appendix

  • Configure BXF Integration
  • Enable Password Protection
  • Enable/Disable Clip Deletion
  • Customizing Metadata – Create an XML File
  • Customizing Metadata – View/Edit Custom Metadata from Crash Record
  • Customizing Metadata – View/Edit Custom Metadata from Save As/Flatten
  • Customizing Metadata – View/Edit Custom Metadata from Edit Metadata

Pricing

Group Size Location Price
Individual Harmonic University Free for any customer with a Service Level Agreement (SLA) on file.

More Education Options

Individual Training Days

Individual training days provide informal hands-on operational and technical training at any location — customer, partner or Harmonic. The class size is kept to a maximum of four students, with limited course materials and a flexible curriculum. Please contact your account manager to purchase training days.

Instructor-Led Training

Our instructor-led training takes place either via webinar or in a classroom environment, and either onsite at a customer location or at a Harmonic training center. Class size is limited to eight students and includes student training guides in electronic format and a set curriculum. Please see our class schedule for specific dates and times, and register online

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our education services, please get in touch!

Info Request