Polaris Play: Playlist Control

COURSE DETAIL

Summary

Course Description:

This instructor-led course provides an overview of the Polaris Play: Playlist Control workflow and covers tasks related to configuring, operating, and monitoring. Students complete tasks using SystemManager, the Spectrum system’s administrative hub, as well as Polaris Play: Scheduler for building playlists, and Polaris Play: Playlist for monitoring and controlling playlists. Optional topics are included on an as-needed basis.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to describe Polaris Play and the components associated with the Polaris Play: Playlist Control environment, enable and configure MediaFetch, create a playout schedule using Scheduler, monitor, control, and edit an on-air playlist using Playlist, and contact Technical Support for troubleshooting.

Course Prerequisites:

A basic understanding of the Spectrum environment and SystemManager, including ingest of video for playout, Samba, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), general networking, FXTool, Adobe Creative Suite, Flash Player, and graphic formats such as Small Web Format (.swf), Flash Video (.flv), MPEG-4 (.mp4), Portable Network Graphic (.png), and Bitmap (.bmp).

Course Duration:

1 Day

Outline

Module 1 – Polaris Play Overview

  • Playlist Control
  • Workflows

Module 2 – Polaris Play: Playlist Control

  • About Playlist Control
  • Configuring Playlist Control
  • Configuring Templates and Tools Package
  • Configuring Playlist and Playlist Help Apps
  • Configuring a Playout Channel

Module 3 – Playlists and As-run Lists

  • Playlists
  • Primary Event Terms and Concepts
  • Secondary Event Terms and Concepts
  • As-run Lists
  • Audit Logs

Module 4 – Polaris Play: MediaFetch

  • MediaFetch
  • Configuring MediaFetch

Module 5 – Polaris Play: Scheduler

  • Scheduler
  • Configuring Scheduler
  • Navigating Scheduler
  • Creating and Editing Schedules
  • Viewing and Editing As-run Lists

Module 6 – Polaris Play: Playlist

  • About Polaris Play: Playlist
  • Configuring Playlist
  • Navigating Playlist
  • Activating the Control Bar
  • Editing Playlists

Module 7 – Contacting Support

  • Contacting Support
  • Collecting Information

Optional Topics as Needed

  • Configuring GPIO
  • Configuring Subtitles and Captions
  • Integrating Polaris Live: Route
  • Configuring SCTE-104 Program Insertion

Pricing

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

$4000, per group, max 8 students

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

Schedule

There are no sessions scheduled at this time.

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Harmonic Training Centers are located at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and at our office in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.
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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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