Spectrum X – SSM – ICP with Tools

COURSE DETAIL

Summary

Course Description:

This instructor-led course provides an overview of Spectrum X workflows and hardware, and covers tasks related to configuring, operating, monitoring, and troubleshooting. The course also includes the Harmonic Template Authoring package, along with the previewing tools, FXTool and PreviewTool. Students complete tasks using SystemManager, the Spectrum system’s administrative hub. Optional topics are included on an as-needed basis.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to describe Spectrum X and the components associated with the Spectrum X environment, preview graphic templates using FXTool and event sequences using PreviewTool, identify the file system folders used with Spectrum X, set up the Templates and Tools package for a variety of different user needs, and perform some basic troubleshooting for common Spectrum X related issues.

Course Prerequisites:

Knowledge of the Spectrum environment and SystemManager, along with a basic understanding of ingest of video for playout, timelines, and playlists, Samba, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), general networking, 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:

2 Days

Outline

Module 1 – Spectrum X Overview

  • About Spectrum X
  • Workflows and Diagrams
  • Spectrum Branding

Module 2 – Spectrum X Hardware

  • Spectrum X Hardware
  • Channel Modes
  • Connecting the Hardware

Module 3 – SystemManager Overview

  • SystemManager
  • Accessing SystemManager
  • Navigating SystemManager
  • Viewing Properties

Module 4 – File System Folders

  • File System Folders
  • Accessing the Spectrum File System
  • Configuring File System Folders

Module 5 – SystemManager Configuration

  • Spectrum X Configuration Overview
  • Configuring a Channel
  • Configuring a Playout Channel

Module 6 – Templates and Tools Package

  • Templates and Tools Package
  • Setting Up Templates and Tools
  • Installing Spectrum Tools

Module 7  – FXTool

  • About FXTool
  • Configuring FXTool
  • Navigating FXTool
  • Previewing Non-Animated Templates
  • Changing FXTool Default Settings
  • Editing Template Text Fields
  • Previewing Animated Templates

Module 8 – PreviewTool

  • About PreviewTool
  • Configuring PreviewTool
  • Navigating PreviewTool
  • Viewing an Existing Sequence
  • Creating a Sequence

Module 9 – Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • Contacting Support

Optional Topics as Needed

  • FXTool Oxtel Debug
  • Configuring Channel Mode
  • Configuring Independent Branding
  • Configuring Audio Profile Groups
  • Configuring GPIO
  • Configuring an Emergency Alert System
  • Configuring Subtitles and Captions

Pricing

Location Price Part Number
Harmonic Facility $2500, per student TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-2-PP
Harmonic Facility $6500, per group, max 8 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-2-GROUP
Customer Site $8500, per site, max 8 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-2-SITE
WEBEX Session $1500 per day, per group, max 12 students TNG-SPX-SSM-ICP-1-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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