Versatile playout system designed for studio and OBVan environments.

Extensive wrapper and codec support makes Insight an excellent tool for media contribution and general video playout tasks.


  • Browser based user interface.
  • Multi-codec / multi-wrapper.
  • Video + key support.
  • Playlist support with CSV representations.
  • Playback scrubbing.
  • Time slip (play while recording).
  • Clip trimming.
  • File ingest via Windows networking (SMB) or FTP.
  • Folder support.
  • Multi-view preview.
  • Shot-box view.
  • CEA-608/708 closed caption support (only on M2 and M4).
  • Ganging for intra-server and cross-server channels.
  • Simple scheduler for channel start / stop.
  • Multi user support with channel filtering.
  • FOR-A's GearLink support.
  • FOR-A's Hanabi switcher control via DVS.
  • GrassValley switcher control via AMP.
  • VDCP over ethernet.
  • X-keys remote control support.
  • LTC support (only on M2).
  • AES support (only on M2).
  • Confidence view (only on M2).


Playback codecs Record codecs Storage2
C2 SDI, NDI 2ch. NTSC, PAL, 1080i XDCAM, DNxHD, H.2641 XDCAM, DNxHD, H.2641 1TB SSD
C4 SDI, NDI 4ch. NTSC, PAL, 1080i 2TB SSD
C8 SDI, NDI 8ch. NTSC, PAL, 1080i 2TB SSD
M4 SDI 4ch. NTSC, PAL, 1080i, 720p, 1080p1 XDCAM, DNxHR, ProRes3, AVC1, DVCPro XDCAM, DNxHR, ProRes3, AVC1 4TB SSD
SDI (SQD) 1ch. 2160p
M2 SDI (12G) 2ch. 2160p DNxHR, ProRes4 DNxHR, ProRes4 8TB NVMe

Optional Modules

Dante Support M
  • Enables Dante Audio support.
Progressive Support M4
  • Adds a second CPU to the base system.
  • Enables 1080p support.
  • Enables 10bit video support.
Hardware H.264 Encoding C
  • Adds an NVIDIA Quadro P2000 board.
  • Enables hardware enconding/decoding of H.264 video.
Dedicated IO C4
  • Dedicated input and output SDI channels.
Preview Channel
  • Enables clip review in a virtual channel.
  • Adds support for media extraction - including transcoding - of clips and subclips.
Folder Sync
  • Enables support for network shares or removable (USB) drives.
  • Missing files are transferred from these locations as needed.
  • Recorded files are automatically transferred - while they are being recorded - to these locations.
Server Sync
  • Allows synchronization of clips and playlist to another Insight server, providing redundancy.
Network Storage
  • Enables the use of centralized NAS storage for clips and playlists.
AsRun Log
  • Enables a detailed report about playout and record operations including traffic information.

Specifications are subject to change.
  1. Requires progressive support module.
  2. Up to 16TB. Optional RAID configurations.
  3. Supports profiles up to ProRes 422.
  4. Supports profiles up to ProRes 4444.