07.22.2005 03:05 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
U.S. Department of Veterans affairs installs VDS information system

The VDS VidInfo System at the VA Medical center controls five Chyron graphics systems, one for each channel of programming.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is using a Video Design Software VidInfo system for the fully automated graphics display of its Educational Programming Schedule on multiple channels at the VA Medical Center in Long Island, NY.

The system consists of VidInfo software operating on standard PCs controlling five Chyron graphics systems, one for each channel of programming. All programming scheduling and information is extracted from a Meyers Information Systems’ ProTrack Scheduling system running on an Informix Database.

As part of VidInfo, the VDS Scheduler reads the programming schedule from the ProTrack system and then creates graphic playlists for each of the output channels. It also periodically updates the current schedule information from ProTrack for each of the five channels along with the program titles and descriptions. The update process can also be initiated manually from the user interface allowing last minute changes to be displayed.

The VDS Graphics Engine controls each graphics device independently so that the correct information is generated for each assigned channel. Display parameters such as page dwell time and transitions between pages are adjustable.

For more information, visit www.videodesignsoftware.com.

Back to the top

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology