GuideBuilder 5

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GuideBuilder manages channel signaling, electronic program guides, content ratings, and more for all types broadcasts, simplifying station workflows and reducing operational costs.

Signaling, EPGs, and more

GuideBuilder seamlessly manages your PSIP, DVB-SI, and EAS metadata. This unified management system ingests schedule listings from multiple sources, maps your DTV networks, and outputs standards-compliant metadata.

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With cost-saving deployment options

GuideBuilder is available as an integrated server, a software-only installation, VM-compatible software, and a managed cloud service. All versions include a network configuration application, a web-based program editor, and ATSC 3.0 readiness.


GuideBuilder now includes...

  • ATSC 3.0 broadcast route signaling
  • ATSC 3.0 broadcast announcement metadata (ESGs)
  • Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN) alerts and NRT content
  • ATSC 3.0 A/V route encoding of DASH segments
  • Scheduled ingests from GuideBuilder NVR servers
  • Manual reordering of PSIP virtual channels
  • Forced output encoding and transmission
  • Conditional Access Table (CAT) descriptors for MPEG-2
  • Email notifications about RAID and power supply issues
  • ATSC A110 packet injection
  • Multiple schedules assigned to a single ATSC service
  • Activity Log tracking of output updates

 GuideBuilder server specifications:

  • Type: 1RU rackmount chassis
  • OS: Ubuntu 16.04 or later
  • Ethernet: Two RJ45 BaseT Ethernet ports
  • COM Ports: One serial port and two USB ports
  • Weight: Approx. 39 lbs

Specifications subject to change.

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