What is Channel in a Box?
TV Channel-in-a-Box (also known as Master Control Room/MCR in a
box or integrated playout) is a concept in the broadcast industry, which
enables the broadcasters and the content owners to achieve playout automation that provides video ingest,
creates content through inserting logos, animations and commercials, and
afterwards streaks it before television audiences.
Channel in the Box refers to all the technology
needed to launch a channel in one server (box). These processes include: input
interfaces to ingest video, real-time video processing to implement digital
video effects, storage interfaces to obtain the related content, output
interfaces to play out the final video produced and handle all billing and
How to install Channel in a Box?
1. Navigate to the "CIB" "Channel in a Box" installation file and double click on it to begin. 2. Depending on your Windows security settings you may or may not be prompted with a message. If you receive this click YES " Do you want to allow the ...
Is it possible to run more than one TV channel from the same server?
Yes, you run as up to maximum 4 or 5 channels, depending on the number of the hardware cards installed on host server. Some additional requirements (e.g. storage type, case size, etc.) may also apply. Each individual channel is run on additional ...
What size pipe do I need to use the transport stream output on an AirBox or CIAB?
For Standard definition MPEG 2, 3,75mbps and for HD high 15mbps including audio. But keep in mind that a transport stream by default has no mechanism to recover from packet loss. It needs a wrapper like RTMP, RTSP, SRT, MPEG dash
What does the error message "Out of WIBU-BOX Expiration Time" mean?
The error message "Out of WIBU-BOX Expiration Time" means that your license has expired. Please contact our Sales Team at firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase a perpetual license.
When starting AirBox for the second time (a second AirBox channel) a message appears: "Reached maximum running instances"?
You have no permission for starting a second AirBox channel. Probably, you have purchased only one AirBox license This is a licensing issue. Each separate instance (channel) of AirBox is licensed separately. This means that if you need to run 2 ...