What's New

•Support for using the Avid Central app to connect to Avid Interplay Central v1.8
•Several user interface issues fixed, as well as some video playback limitations

App Description

Access your newsroom system from anywhere using Avid Interplay Central on iPad. Stay in sync with the newsroom while you’re working in the field, review content while in editorial meetings, or use your iPad to replace printed scripts on the set.

Avid Central Compatibility

The following devices (tablets and phones) and operating systems are supported with Interplay Central:
•Generation A devices with iOS 6 – supported on Avid Central Legacy
•Generation B devices with iOS 6 – supported on Avid Central Legacy
•Generation B devices with iOS 7 – supported on Avid Central v1.6, v1.7, v1.8, and Avid Central Legacy

Generation A includes devices that cannot install iOS 7:
•iPad 1
•iPad 4
•iPhone 3GS

The following ICS servers are supported with Interplay Central:
•ICS v1.3 – supported on Avid Central Legacy
•ICS v1.4 – supported on Avid Central Legacy
•ICS v1.5 – supported on Avid Central v1.5, v1.6, v1.7, v1.8, and Avid Central Legacy
•ICS v1.6 – supported on Avid Central v1.6, v1.7, v1.8, and Avid Central Legacy
•ICS v1.7 – supported on Avid Central v1.7, v1.8
•ICS v1.8 – supported on Avid Central v1.8

Comprehensive access
•View all of your system queues and stories
•Stories include normal text, presenter text, close captioned text, and production cues
•Browse and play Interplay assets

Easy-to-use
•For easy and quick access, mark and store your frequently-used folders, queues, assets, and stories as favorites
•Auto-login available to eliminate the need to re-enter your user credentials
•Move between stories using the Sidebar queue view, or move to the next / previous story directly from the story view using gestures
•Cache stories or rundowns on the local device to view in offline mode

Presenter mode
•Customize your display options for font size, text display, and skipping blank stories
•Real-time updates
•Rundown is backed up locally, so that you can continue working if you lose connectivity
•Paginated Scripts eliminate the need to scroll up or down

Sequence review
•Play a story’s associated Interplay Production video sequence directly from the embedded video player
•Launch a sequence into the full-screen player to see more detail

Avid Central on your iPad or iPhone requires connectivity to your Avid Interplay Central and iNEWS systems. Your organization may require a VPN connection to access your system remotely. If you have issues connecting Avid Central to your system, or if you would like to add Avid Central to your Avid environment, please contact your system administrator.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

April 23, 2014 New version 1.8
March 07, 2014 New version 1.7.1
January 29, 2014 New version 1.7
September 26, 2013 New version 1.6
July 06, 2013 New version 1.5
December 20, 2012 New version 1.3.1
April 24, 2012 Initial Release

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