A Trusted Broadcast Platform

Icareus Playout is highly robust and future-proof DVB broadcast service management platform used by the world leading TV operators and broadcasters like SES (Luxemburg), Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland) and Mediaset (Italy).

The modular platform grows with your business requirements and our high-quality service and support guarantees broadcast grade 100% uptime.

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Icareus Playout has been in production since 2004 and is trusted by leading operators and broadcasters
serving customers in 50 countries

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In production since 2004 in 20 countries. Extensive reseller network offer local support for the most demanding customers

Supported by the best vendors of broadcast industry such as Imagine Communications, Ateme, Rohde&Schwarz, Thomson Broadcast, ..

We offer a free trial of our platform as we believe it will convince you to go for Icareus Playout

Flexible and Modular platform where you can select the modules you need and don’t need to pay for features you don’t use

Icareus Playout is constantly developed to adopt the latest standards and feature request from our customers. Become part of our team!

Possibility to start from one channel and grow up to hundreds of channels and multiple outputs from single server

All processes have been optimized to meet the highest criteria and reliability requirements of broadcast systems

Intuitive user interface decreases the training requirements and configuration mistakes

Java API for total integration and real-time monitoring of services. SNMP interface provides easy integration to automation systems

Runs on any hardware – You can select your favourite server provider whether it is Dell, HP, IBM or SuperMicro

Comprehensive EPG platform to manage DVB services

Icareus Playout EP enable broadcasters and network operators to manage multiplatform EPG on single integrated platform.

Generates all necessary PSI/SI and EIT –tables needed for premium DVB network or to serve the IPTV /OTT middleware platform.

Icareus Playout EPG Server automates the service and program information generation and frees resources for other activities.

With optional modules, you can extend the feature set of EPG server to include e.g. Interactive application or data carousels.

World leading DSM-CC Object and Data Carousel

Icareus Playout CS is a professional DSM-CC Object and Data Carousel server.

Icareus Playout CS is used for streaming TV Applications based on HbbTV, MHP, OpenTV and MHEG-5 standards.

The DSM-CC Carousel can also be used for other datacasting services and offers features Normal Play Time (NPT) and playout of Stream Events. The server can also be integrated with third party automation systems for synchronisation with play lists and schedulers.

It is fully integrated solution with Icareus Playout EPG server and Icareus Suite TV and Video Cloud.

The carousel has been tested with more than hundred different set-top box and TV sets.

DVB OTA (Over the Air) updates made easy

Targeted at DVB network operators, the Icareus Playout CS200 bootloading server provides a central point for the broadcasting firmware upgrades to set-top boxes. Icareus Playout CS200 OTA SSU Server supports the following methods for bootloading and downloading of firmware upgrades:

  • DVB-SSU (Simple&Enhanced profile)
  • Nordig
  • Playout of proprietary streams

World Class Services to guarantee the highest availability

Compact Lab server for development, testing and piloting

Icareus Playout PC100 Compact is the perfect solution for broadcasters, system integrators, academic institutions and practically anybody who needs a complete broadcasting solution for interactive and videoservice testing and development.

PC100 provides all the basic functionality needed for managing and broadcasting interactive content. It consists of an DSM-CC object carousel generator, a PSI/SI generator, a scheduler and a transport stream multiplexer. Pre-recorded TS/PS audio/video streams are used as a standard option. Additionally, an optional real-time video encoder can be used for broadcasting live content.

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Icareus EPG to OIV

Icareus Playout EPG solution to drive Croatia’s new DVB-T2 network

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Icareus has delivered its Icareus Playout EPG server platform to OIV, digital television operator, based in Zagreb, Croatia.
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5 Key things to consider with broadcast EPG (Electronic programming guide)

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As competition on viewers time increase and digitalization takes over traditional news papers and their TV Listing -sections, broadcasted EPGs have become even more critical to both broadcasters and operators. This blog tries to explain the…