Automation Behind The Scenes

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Automation that streamlines work and improves quality throughout the entire live and pre-recorded production chain


Content-focused productions and improved brand value


Multi-platform delivery and accelerated speed-to-air


Future-proof workflows and a strong ROI

Key Benefits of Viz Mosart

  • Save time and ensure consistency by creating and sharing automation templates
  • Real-time journalist collaboration with extensive NRCS integrations
  • Intuitive touch screen operation with single or multiple operators
  • Configure the user interface to how you want to work with customizable layouts
  • Easily handle multiple rundowns for even the most complex shows
  • Easily shoot retakes for pre-recorded shows
  • Easily see your sources: live video sources displayed in the user interface
  • Supports scripted and unscripted shows and breaking news
  • Automate the stitching of correct segments to reduce post-production editing time
  • Clear timing and status for stories, elements, production output, and next events
  • Control multiple studios from one interface
  • Produce graphics-centric content without needing a dedicated video switcher

Automation, just a buzzword, or more?

In today’s dynamic media landscape, studio automation has emerged as more than just a buzzword—it’s a transformative force reshaping the way broadcast studios operate. If you’re part of a broadcast studio team, you’re likely already exploring its potential impact on your workflow and efficiency.

Putting aside the buzz, it’s crucial for broadcasters seeking to grasp the true benefits of automation to examine successful peers. By observing how they’ve implemented studio automation, you can gain valuable insights into its practical advantages.

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  • How they implemented studio automation
  • Tangible benefits they’ve realized
  • Challenges they’ve navigated
  • The motivation behind their decision to opt for automation, and more!
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By answering some commonly asked questions for you

For broadcasters small and large, studio automation systems like Viz Mosart provide a 24/7 production assistant that helps you produce better quality content and more of it, with the same or fewer resources. It automates various aspects of the production process such as controlling cameras, adjusting audio levels, inserting graphics and special effects, managing playback of pre-recorded content, and controlling studio lighting. The primary goal of studio automation is to streamline production workflows, increase operational efficiency, and improve the overall quality of broadcast content. By automating repetitive and time-consuming tasks, broadcasters can reduce the need for manual intervention, minimize the risk of errors, and ultimately deliver a more polished and professional on-air presentation to their audience.
Starting at around $2000 a month, Viz Mosart is a low-cost production assistant that can control as many—or as few—studio devices as you want, making it very affordable for small broadcasters. You don’t need to redesign your studio and replace all your equipment to benefit from automation, and automating repetitive processes means you free up your talented operators to focus on telling more interesting stories or producing additional content with the same number of staff (like WBRZ-TV, who boosted their news output nearly 2x affordably).
Thanks to Viz Mosart’s device-agnostic approach, integrating with your existing infrastructure is easy. Open APIs means Viz Mosart can easily connect and communicate with almost all studio devices, including video switchers, audio mixers, cameras, mics, lighting, robotics, graphics, media asset management, and more. 
Rather than job losses, most broadcasters choose to retrain operators away from repetitive tasks and towards show planning and execution, and to produce more content with the same number of operators. While the prospect of automation may seem like a threat to job security, it provides opportunities to develop and deepen operator’s skillsets with clear career development paths into Technical Director roles. 
In use by small and large broadcasters all over the world, studio automation is here to stay and is rapidly growing in use. With the ever-growing need to produce more with less, studio automation systems are a proven solution to improve content quality and produce more content with the same resources.

Studio automation streamlines broadcasting tasks by automating repetitive processes such as graphics insertion, playback of prerecorded content, and switching between camera feeds, thereby reducing the need for manual intervention and allowing broadcasters to focus on content creation.

No – in fact, it does the opposite! By programming your shows in advance with automation, you’re able to add in far greater creativity into your shows, executing complex actions with the press of a button. And automation doesn’t lock you in; if you need to break out of the planned rundown for whatever reason (e.g. breaking news), you can easily do so and take back complete manual control.

Studio automation systems present huge opportunities to improve content quality and consistency but implementing them is a reasonably big project. Some challenges associated with implementing studio automation solutions include initial setup and configuration complexities, potential integration issues with legacy systems, and the need for staff training to effectively utilize the new technology. But these are easily addressed with proper design, planning, training, and onboarding, as demonstrated by so many broadcasters who use Viz Mosart every day. AVROTROS, for example, needed only three days of training and three days of dry runs and they were ready to go live on air with no issues.

Studio automation enhances the quality of broadcast content by enabling precise control over production elements such as timing, transitions, and effects. This reduces the human error element and results in smoother program flow, consistent branding, and the ability to deliver a polished viewing experience to audiences, every single time.

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