Overview

The EdgeSpan CinemaPro 1RU appliance is the entry level appliance in the EdgeSpan CinemaPro product line. It provides an economical solution with fewer options compared to the CinemaPro 3RU and 2RU appliances. The CinemaPro 1RU appliance supports reception, storage and validation of digital cinema packages (movies) as well as live events. It can be deployed in a DCP delivery network together with the CinemaPro 3RU and 2RU appliances.

The CinemaPro uses KenCast’s innovative content delivery technologies including Fazzt Forward Error Correction (Fazzt FEC®), DCP validation, accelerated delivery using Blazeband™, and efficient retransmissions of lost data.

The 1RU appliance is equipped with four gigabit Ethernet interfaces and a solid state drive for the OS and the CinemaPro software. The CinemaPro interfaces readily with leading theater management systems and is designed for reception over both satellite and terrestrial networks, FEC reconstruction,and DCP forwarding.

Capabilities

Uses Fazzt FEC (Forward Error Correction) to efficiently repair data lost in transmission. Works for both DCPs and live streams.
Updates are centrally deployed by a single transmission from the central server to a select group of CinemaPro receivers.
DCP validation is performed automatically upon reception of DCP files. Forwarding capability to upload DCPs to a Theater Management System (TMS).
Built-in web GUI for management/monitoring of both hardware and application. Network management simplified by SNMP support and alarming.
Receives commands from Fazzt server to publish, un-publish, delete, and query content. Theater access is limited to published content via FTP, Samba, and NFS. Commands can be targeted to a group of receivers.
The CinemaPro supports advanced industry standards for encryption of both files and streams.
Content can be exported to USB attached storage.

System Specifications

 General  Chasis
  • 2 internal HDDs
  • 2 GigE standard (4 GigE optional)
  • Optional DVB-S2 satellite receiver
  • Simply controlled via simple web GUI
  • Form Factor: 19″ 1U (half width) rack-mountable
  • Dimensions: 19’x17″x16″ (WxHxD)
  • Weight: approximately 18 lbs (depending on configuration)
 Storage  Management
  • 2 internal HDDs in SW RAID
  • Solid State drive for OS and CinemaPro SW
  • KenCast Fazzt delivery system
  • SNM P reporting
  • DCP awareness
  • Web-based GUI
 Satellite
  • (1) DVB S/S2 satellite card
  • Receiving frequency: 850-2150 MHz turning range
  • DVB-S QPSK 1~45Msps
  • DVB-S2 QPSK/8PSK 1~45Msps

 

Learn more. Download the CinemaPro 1RU pdf flyer here

See the CinemaPro 3RU, CinemaPro 2RU and CinemaPro server.