Features

Powerful workflow flexibility

Get support for hybrid cloud workflows

MediaCentral | Command supports cloud-enabled workflows, enabling you to connect your on-premises Command system to a Microsoft Azure-deployed Avid Newsroom Cloud system in a hybrid environment, providing great efficiency.

Flexible device integration

MediaCentral | Command is qualified to control a wide variety of video and graphics devices. Expanded graphics playout functionality provides an open platform for third-party graphics devices, allowing flexible workflow configurations.

Advanced playout capabilities

MediaCentral | Command provides accurate tracking of playlists with autocue and autocurser, just two of the many playout capabilities supported.

Eliminate system failure

Eliminating a single point of failure within the system, MediaCentral | Command offers redundancy and mirrored or hot swap channel playout.

Flexible system integration

Supports interactive news management systems as well as standalone playlists for linear playout. Shotboxes are utilized for non-linear and breaking news playout.

Powerful inventory management

Browse, search, and rename assets on any device from any workstation with a powerful inventory panel. MediaCentral | Command supports metadata such as slugs and thumbnails for MediaCentral | Production Management, MediaCentral | Asset Management, and non-Avid asset management systems.

Flexible device triggering

You can use a variety of and multiple devices to trigger the playout of graphics and video assets, including a keyboard, Xkeys device, GPI, touchscreen monitor, and tablet.

Advanced visual controls

Media viewer

Scrub video, trim, edit, and create sub clips. Graphics users can edit fulfillment data, set In/Out points for automated video triggering, and instantly see an updated thumbnail.

Touchscreen monitor support

Get enhanced usability for touchscreen monitors with an improved workstation playout panel showing channel, thumbnails, clocks and transport controls.

Thumbnails

View thumbnails of videos and graphics on supported devices in the MediaCentral | Command playlist, shotbox, and media viewer.

Customizable user interface

MediaCentral | Command's extreme UI flexibility includes customizable transport control colors, docking panels, and customizable clocks.