Polaris Play: Ingest

COURSE DETAIL

Summary

Course Description:

This instructor-led course covers installation, licensing, and configuration of Polaris Play: Ingest, as well as ingest, clip preparation, playout, and clip storage management functionality, and a variety of troubleshooting tasks. Optional topics are included on an as-needed basis.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to record content by scheduling a record event or using the crash record feature, record content from tapes while simultaneously controlling the source VTR via serial protocol, create a playout schedule, review clips, specify in and out points, and create sub-clips, and rename, move, copy, and delete content.

Course Prerequisites:

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

Course Duration:

1 Day

Outline

Module 1 – Polaris Play: Ingest Overview

  • About Polaris Play: Ingest
  • Ingest Functionality
  • Clip Preparation Functionality
  • Playout Functionality
  • Clip Management Functionality
  • Polaris Play Workflow

Module 2 – Installation and Licensing

  • Installing and Launching Ingest
  • Licensing Ingest

Module 3 – Software Configuration

  • About Configuration
  • Media Server Configuration
  • Player Configuration
  • Customizing the User Interface
  • Configuration and Log Files

Module 4 – Recording

  • Recording Clips Overview
  • Crash Record
  • Scheduled Ingest
  • VTR Ingest

Module 5 – Clip Preparation

  • Preparing Clips
  • Managing Clips

Module 6 – Playout

  • About Playout
  • Managing Events
  • Managing Playlists

Module 7 – Clip Storage Management

  • Clip Management
  • Viewing Clips
  • Managing the Storage of Clips
  • Managing Clip Folders

Module 8 – Troubleshooting

  • Ingest.exe Error Messages and Logs
  • Fault Handling
  • Contacting Support
  • Remote Access

Optional Topics as Needed

  • Integrating Polaris Live: Route
  • Integrating BXF
  • Enabling/Disabling Clip Deletion
  • Enabling Password Protection
  • Customizing Metadata

Pricing

Location Price Part Number
Harmonic Facility $1500 per student TNG-PRODRIVE-PP
Harmonic Facility $3500 per group, max 8 students TNG-PRODRIVE-GROUP
Customer Site

$4000 per site, max 8 students

TNG-PRODRIVE-SITE
WEBEX Session $1500 per day, per group, max 12 students TNG-PRODRIVE-WEBEX

Schedule

There are no sessions scheduled at this time.

Harmonic Training Centers

Harmonic Training Centers are located at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and at our office in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.
Students are responsible for their own transportation and hotel reservations. Please click the Hotel information link below for local hotel information. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are provided on training days.

San Jose, CA
4300 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
U.S.A.
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
12, rue Rouget de l’Isle
1st Floor
Issy les Moulineaux, 92130
France
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