30 Novembre 2021


LiveBoard
More than a broadcast CG and graphics playout
Powerful, multilayer, reliable and incredibly easy to use
Live titling and media playout the way you expect it
LiveBoard is the choice of thousands of professionals around the world who all have in common the same need: sending on air real-time graphics and media contents in broadcast quality.
Quality

Quality


Frame-accurate and pixel-perfect are the most used adjectives when addressing LiveBoard's graphic engine.

Guarantee

Guarantee on investment


ClassX is a software house with 30+ years of experience in the broadcast graphics industry. We value the customer's old licenses that can always be upgraded. Support and updates are always available.

Integration

Integration - free SDK


LiveBoard fits into any workflow due to its flexible design and is easily integrated with other products. Try out our well-documented SDK and integrate LiveBoard into your application.

Multichannel

Multi-Channel


The intuitive interface of LiveBoard can handle in one sole instance up to 4 separate F+K channels, in the usual operator-friendly way proposed by our engineers.

Scalability

Scalability


Functional in every production and broadcast environment, LiveBoard is a scalable solution that allows the use of ClassX broadcast graphics in smallest to hugest facilities.

Price

Price


Very interesting quality/price ratio, for a solution that offers high-end graphics output at a medium price range.

Learning Curve

Learning Curve


Quick to learn, intuitive interface, fast operations, operator-friendly and fun to use. These are the most common feedback comments received from our customers, graphic technicians and operators.

Remote control

Remotely controllable


You may control LiveBoard with the freely available LBControl over TCP/IP either with ClassX tools or with your own application, ask us for our free SDK.

Custom Development

Custom Development


ClassX is a Software House and our core business is the development of newest and best solutions for the broadcast graphics industry. Our engineers are ready to work on custom applications, solutions and integrations.

Technology

Technology


  • GPU and CPU are well exploited so that the supporting hardware doesn't need to be "all muscles" and has a long working life
  • Always up-to-date with OS and drivers

Project import/export

Project import/export


No fancy tricks needed for transferring even monstrously heavy projects in your pen-drive or ftp-transfer: ProjectPacker packs every single detail, font, asset and setting of the LiveBoard project, ready to be used anywhere over the world on another LiveBoard.

Reliability

Reliability


An extremely stable solution designed for durable performance. 24/7 work and 10 years of average life of LBStations are facts.

Plays out RT graphics + Media

Plays out RT graphics + Media


Not only real-time data-driven graphics but also a simple solution for airing any media type that you might need in your broadcast, in any size and any form.

Migration

Migration


Switching to LiveBoard and migrating projects from previous solutions is painless and our support team will help with getting started.

Support and CMA

Support and CMA (SLA)


Support teams coordinate to help ClassX users in all minor and major issues they may encounter. ClassX solutions are guaranteed to be forever-young with our SLA called CMA: this service allows to update licenses and software versions to the latest available, along with the priority-support.
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Comparison among the different LiveBoard editions
LiveBoard creates smooth graphics with embedded audio in real-time in Key and Fill. All members of the LiveBoard family are able to play out real-time live broadcast-quality graphics in perfectly blended transparency.

Every LiveBoard edition also is a professional tool for playing out most of the existing video codecs. Audio and video are processed synchronously in input and output. Endless layers of video and images are supported; moreover they can be cropped, resized, squeezed, made transparent etc.



LiveBoard LiveBoard SCG LiveBoard LE LiveBoard Mini
Basic Plugins
Basic LB Plugins: Clock, Digital Clock, Image, Karaoke, Timer, Media Text, Video Input Source, Screen Capture, Shape, SharedFrame, Simple Media Player, Slide Show and Ticker

NO

NO

NO

YES

Full set of Plugins
Full LB Plugins: Chart, Clock, ContentPlayout, Digital Clock, Image, Karaoke, Timer, Media Player, Media Text, Screen Capture, Shape, SharedFrame, Simple Media Player, Slide Show, Video Input Source, Styled Ticker, Text Show and Ticker.

YES

YES

YES

NO

ClassX Templates support
Graphic templates created with CastaliaCG, CoralCG or MoreCG can be loaded into the contents grid and played out, while the external data can be set and/or checked from the Data and Data Source panels

YES

YES

YES

NO

Full Script support for complex automation
Advanced scripting environment, open to customization. You may create graphic automations and send any TCP/IP commands or even write your own app into LiveBoard, in BeanShell language in a simplified programming environment

YES

YES

NO

NO

Basic Scripting Actions on FrameMarkers
FrameMarkers can be added to the video contents or graphic templates loaded into LiveBoard. A a wide range of commands may be triggered in a FrameMarker, that can influence any content loaded into the Contents Grid

YES

YES

YES

YES

Parallel playout of more than 1 ClassX Template content
No limit to the number of graphic template contents palyed out at the same time. This is useful for instance for creating L-bands, complex bloomberg graphics, SportsGraphics and 24H News channels

YES

YES

NO

NO

Contemporary playout of endless plugin contents
There are endless layers, no limits to the numbers of plugins that may be inserted into a project and played out at the same time

YES

YES

YES

YES

Full remote TCP/IP control by Automation
The full remote TCP/IP control means that you may load LiveBoard projects, modify them, and do every single action that an operator sitting in front of the GUI would do but remotely, by automation

NO

YES

NO

NO

Basic remote TCP/IP LBControl
There is a long list of TCP/IP based so-called LBC ("LiveBoard Control") commands that can be sent to any LiveBoard family member; e.g. for triggering playout of a loaded content, pause a specific content, trigger an event etc.

YES

YES

YES

YES



ClassX srl, based in Italy, is a software house that produces high-performance, real-time broadcast graphics solutions

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