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RSS

RSS module is a place where information about news , events, promotions and products is…

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Configuration settings

Here are five functions available in this option Language, Style, Update, Free sets and About.

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Still Editor

Also from the Start screen you can start the STILL Editor. It is a program…

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4K resolution

The Reckeen system allows you to work in 4K resolution. This means operating the system’s…

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Start screen view

The start screen appears automatically when you launch the Reckeen 3D Studio system.

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LITE PRODUCTION

When you press LITE Production button, the same options appear on the screen as with…

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MICROSOFT PAINT 3D

After you click Microsoft Paint 3D button and then Start Paint 3D button, you will…

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3D PRODUCTION

Before starting a new production, first you should choose an appropriate video format, that is…

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Reckeen 3D Studio System Startup

Connect a power cord, a PC keyboard, a mouse and a control panel to the…

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Connections – Reckeen 3D Studio cards’ inputs/outputs

Video Input

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RECKEEN 3D STUDIO

External keyboard – RECKEEN 3D STUDIO shortcuts

Module Function Shortcut Vision Mixer (Production Switcher) Source Selection PGM :CAM1…Still2 1 ... + Vision…

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VSM LITE Editor

Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor has been designed to edit and introduce changes to the…

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COLOR FUNCTION

Thanks to the Color function, you can design the text's filling, including the selection of…

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OUTLINE FUNCTION

Outline function allows you to edit captions' contours. Due to the changing screen background during…

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EDIT – CHARACTERISTICS OF ITEMS: TEXT, FRAME, RECTANGLE AND PICTURE

Properties - after selecting an item (picture, frame, rectangle, text) on the working area, it…

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MENU BAR – EDIT

All the sub-options are shown in the picture.

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MENU BAR – FILE

New - create a new virtustill file of the text panel New from Image -…

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MENU BAR

Menu bar is located in the top left side of the screen. Below, further sub-options,…

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APPLICATION SCREEN

On the application screen you can see a characteristic grid in the background. It indicates…

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STILL EDITOR MODULE START

Still Editor module is launched from the start screen. First, choose the appropriate resolution from…

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CONNECTIONS – FRONT PANEL

Reckeen 3D Studio  System is housed in 19" 4U Rackmount chassis . Dimensions in mm…

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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

System Reckeen requires a minimum of one PC monitor in Full HD resolution (up to…

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Functions and features of the system

The main purpose of the system is to provide the operator with all the tools…

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Overview

The Reckeen 3D Studio is a PC-based system of a complete virtual 3D studio with…

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RECKEEN LITE

Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – control window – layer crop function

The Talent layer (source A or B) is the last layer to be inserted into…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – control window – layer crop function

This function allows you to crop the loaded image, but you can only use it…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – control window – EDIT MODE: RECTANGLE AND POINTS

The set design editor provides you with various options of editing a single layer. Let’s…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – control window

There are various options of layers’ editing available in the control window in the lower…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – layers window

You can see Layers window on the right side of the screen - area 2.…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – menu bar

Menu bar is located at the top of the screen. You can find four main…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – software installation

After loading the software on your computer, double click Virtual Space Maker Software icon on…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – hardware requirements

Virtual Space Maker - apart from being an element of Reckeen LITE virtual studio software,…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – sources C and D (screens)

A layer representing signal sources - sources C and D (Screens). It can be placed…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – sources A and B – talents

A layer representing signal sources - sources A and B (Talents). This layer can be…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – object layer

You can complete the studio with object layers. These can be any objects of a…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – studio layer

This type of layer is used for placing graphic files representing the studio’s interior (background).…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – types of layers

Composition of a studio consists of flat images and areas for the sources. These are…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – work areas

Virtual Space Maker’s application screen can be divided into four areas. They will be described…

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Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor – introduction

Virtual Space Maker - a virtual set design editor is an additional module of RECKEEN…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – save session files

In order to keep all the studio settings (selected sources, virtual camera V/C positions and…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – placement

Placement button allows you to change the camera’s position in a currently active phase manually,…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – autoplay function

The AutoPlay feature allows you to animate the camera’s PTZ (Pan, Tilt, Zoom) transition effect.…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – loading a studio file

In order to load a selected studio project, choose one of the V/C trays to…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – aspect ratio function: KEEP/STRETCH

With this function, you can set the aspect ratio for sources A, B, C or…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel – selection of signal sources A,B,C,D

Unlike Reckeen 3D in Reckeen Lite, the setting of sources A, B ,C and D…

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Reckeen LITE: Virtual studio Configuration Panel

After opening a production screen of LITE Production, you will find the virtual studio Configuration…

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Reckeen LITE : Production module screen

After clicking on the LITE Production icon on the start screen, the main module of…

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VSM LITE Editor

Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor has been designed to edit and introduce changes to the…

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COLOR FUNCTION

Thanks to the Color function, you can design the text's filling, including the selection of…

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OUTLINE FUNCTION

Outline function allows you to edit captions' contours. Due to the changing screen background during…

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EDIT – CHARACTERISTICS OF ITEMS: TEXT, FRAME, RECTANGLE AND PICTURE

Properties - after selecting an item (picture, frame, rectangle, text) on the working area, it…

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MENU BAR – EDIT

All the sub-options are shown in the picture.

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MENU BAR – FILE

New - create a new virtustill file of the text panel New from Image -…

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MENU BAR

Menu bar is located in the top left side of the screen. Below, further sub-options,…

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APPLICATION SCREEN

On the application screen you can see a characteristic grid in the background. It indicates…

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STILL EDITOR MODULE START

Still Editor module is launched from the start screen. First, choose the appropriate resolution from…

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VSM LITE EDITOR

Virtual Space Maker LITE Editor has been designed to edit and introduce changes to the…

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LITE PRODUCTION

When you press LITE Production button, the same options appear on the screen as with…

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COMMON FUNCTIONS

F.A.Q

Here, you will find descriptions of the problems you may encounter when working with the…

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

CAN I USE A READY-MADE SET DESIGN PROVIDED WITH RECKEEN LITE SYSTEM AND INTRODUCE SOME…

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External keyboard – RECKEEN LITE shortcuts

Module Function Shortcut Vision Mixer (Production Switcher) Source Selection PGM :CAM1…Still2 1 ... + Vision…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – V/C STUDIO: SET BUS A SOURCE

With this feature, you can set a signal source A in your studio. The function…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – V/C STUDIO: SELECT CAMERA

This function is used to enable a particular camera shot. First, select a virtual cameraman…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – V/C STUDIO: LOAD

With this function, you can load a chosen studio from the hard drive. The path…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – OUTPUT: TRANSITION TAKE

Just as the MIX function, this function is used to make the content shown on…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – OUTPUT: TRANSITION FADE TO BLACK

When you enable this function the Program screen will make a transition to black. All…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – OUTPUT: TRANSITION MIX

This function is used to make the content shown on the Preview screen go on…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard -OUTPUT: SELECT PROGRAM

With this feature you can choose what is to be visible on the Program screen…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – OUTPUT: SELECT PREVIEW

With this feature you can choose what is to be visible on the Preview screen…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: STOP

This feature allows you to turn Stop function on (stops playing back a file, the…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: SELECT

If you have more than one file to choose from as a source in the…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: PLAY

This feature allows you to turn Play function on (plays back a file) for a…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: PAUSE

This feature allows you to turn Pause function on (pauses playing back a file) for…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: LOOP PLAY

This feature allows you to turn Loop function on (plays back a file in a…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – MEDIA: AUTO PLAY

This feature allows you to turn Auto Play function on for a chosen tray: Media1,…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – GENERAL DELAY

This feature allows you to insert a pause between other functions. The duration of such…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – fetch properties DSK1 DSK2

As the certain set of functions is repeated frequently when programming the Triggers for DSK,…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: TRANSITION MIX

Just like the previous one, this function allows you to move content (logo, subtitles, etc.)…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: TRANSITION CUT

With this feature, you can move content (logo, subtitles, etc.) from the Preview screen to…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: SET SOURCE

This feature allows you to set a source, i.e. which media or images tray should…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: SET SCALE

Enabling this feature allows you to enlarge a logo or a text loaded into DSK.…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: SET ROTATION

Enabling this feature allows you to rotate by a chosen angle a logo, a text,…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: SET PREVIEW

Enabling this feature allows you to make DSK visible on Preview. You have to choose…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – DSK: SET POSITION

This function allows you to adjust the screen position of a content currently loaded to…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO OUTPUT : VOLUME

With enabling this feature, you are able to increase or to lower a sound value…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO OUTPUT: MUTE

Audio Output: Source function enables you to select a channel you want to listen to…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO OUTPUT: MUTE

Audio Output: Mute function allows you to mute (enable Mute to) each of the Audio…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO: MASTER OUTPUT VOLUME

With enabling this feature you are able to increase or to lower the sound value…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO MASTER OUTPUT: MUTE

By enabling this function, you will mute the main output of the system, that is…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO INPUT: VOLUME

With enabling this feature, you are able to increase or to lower a sound value…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO INPUT: SOLO

This function is similar to Audio Input: Mute function. The difference is that with Audio…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – AUDIO: INPUT MUTE

In the audio mixer, each input has a separate slider for adjusting this input’s signal…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – advanced mode

First of all, it has to be said that the PRODUCTION module application is divided…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – simple mode

Let’s set the Trigger, which is to be assigned to the F1 key. The icon…

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ontrol Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – programming trigger buttons

Simple mode has been created for the on PRG screen viewing of movies, full-screen images,…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – how to use keyboard

V-KEY100 Keyboard.

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – adjusting the resistance of T-Bar’s movement

On the right side of the panel a hidden inspection space is provided for that…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – test of adjusting the brightness of the keyboard’s backlight

Simultaneously press the following buttons: DELEGATION A, DELEGATION B and LOCK.

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – calibration of joystick and T-Bar

Simultaneously press the following buttons:DELEGATION A , DELEGATION DSK 2 and and LOCK.

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard -test and calibration

In the first step turning the keyboard on by switching the power button to position…

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Control Panel VKEY 100 / external keyboard – how to connect keyboard

You can control the Reckeen 3D system with the VKey-100 control panel, or/and with a…

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NDI Standard

NDI, that is Network Device Interface. It is a standard that enables network communication by…

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Streaming on Facebook

It suffice that such a service supports RTMP protocol. Those are ; Ustream.tv, Youtube.com or…

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Streaming on YouTube platform

To conduct the streaming on the YouTube platform, it is required to create an account…

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Streaming on Ustream platform

Create an account on Ustream platform using the SIGN UP button.

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Video program Streaming function

Streaming function allows you to send a broadcast signal over the Internet in the form…

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Still Grab function

This function enables capturing single frames from the PROGRAM screen image, with a possibility to…

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Capture function – 4K recording

When you are recording in 4k format, a different bitrate is needed to obtain a…

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Capture function

The Reckeen 3D Studio system uses Intel Quick Sync Video technology, built into some of…

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FX – VKEY-100 keyboard

We have prepared suitable buttons on the Vkey-100 keyboard. Their purpose is to indicate the…

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FX – effect’s trigger

For your convenience, we have prepared a special trigger which allows you to choose your…

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FX – output transition

The Reckeen system’s production module comes with the main mixer that has buttons corresponding to…

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Sound mixer – sound tab

In the Sound tab, you can store shortcuts to audio files previously added to the…

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Sound mixer – AUDIO BOX ADB-100

If you connect an additional ADB-100 device to Audio Link connector, you can expand the…

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Sound mixer – configuration window: audio tab – microphone

You can find two Microphone settings below the AUDIO Level settings. The first for the…

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Sound mixer – configuration window: audio tab

When you open Configuration Window in 3DProduction Module or LITE Production Module: Menu>Options>Configurations. In the…

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Sound mixer – audio out tab

You can adjust the following output channels: Capture - setting a volume of a video…

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Sound mixer – audio in tab

In the Reckeen 3D Studio system, you can adjust the following input channels: Cam 1…

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Sound mixer

The Reckeen 3D Studio system is equipped with a sound mixer function. It allows you…

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Chroma and luma keying – luma key

The previously discussed key operating modes were based on a chromatic keying. In most cases…

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Chroma and luma keying – simple chroma key mode

You can use a simplified version of the key settings by checking this mode in…

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Chroma and luma keying – chroma key wizard

You can access this function by clicking the Key Wizard icon at the bottom left…

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Chroma and luma keying – post correction

To enable this function click on the Post Correction icon. This function allows you to…

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Chroma and luma keying – setting the mask’s area – garbage mask

This is a function used to cut off (reduce) the area of the mask (in…

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Chroma and luma keying – edge correction

Edge Correction is an additional correction that improves the keying quality. Click on the icon…

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Chroma and luma keying – spill correction

Functions in the Spill Correction section eliminate from the object a reflection effect of the…

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Chroma and luma keying – tolerance correction

As was shown in the previous picture, widening the scope with the White level function…

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Chroma and luma keying – matte control

Click on the button Matte Control to set the initial keying parameters. It is done…

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Chroma and luma keying – chroma key mode

After selecting the operating mode of the key, the next step is to choose a…

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Chroma and luma keying – selecting the keying mode

Click on the highlighted square button Mode to choose the keying mode. There is a…

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Chroma and luma keying

Keying is a special filter that in the Reckeen 3D Studio system can be used…

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Media tray – mirror image on the PGM monitor

In the course of making the program, an inverted view from the monitor displaying the…

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Media tray – setting the displayed content on the monitors

After connecting the monitors to the Reckeen 3D Studio system, the displayed content can be…

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Media tray – additional monitors support

The Reckeen 3D Studio system operates on multiple input and output signals. To ensure even…

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Media tray – list of images or texts autoplay

Enabling the AutoPlay function means that the image list will start playing from the first…

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Media tray – play all function

You can display a couple of images one after another. If you change the second…

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Media tray – displaying images in the specified time

Each image file has a default playback time set to 5 seconds. To change this…

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Media tray – video file auto play function

When you enable the AUTO PLAY function, in the moment of entering the vision (or…

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Media tray – creating a video files playlist

If you have already prepared a couple of files, you can replay them in a…

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Media tray – setting video playback time. Mark in and mark out tags

If you want to show on the air only a part of the video that…

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Media tray – preparing media for broadcast

Using the medium added to the media tray is very simple, it requires only one…

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Media tray

The Reckeen 3D Studio system allows you to use video files, image files or texts…

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Wizard

It should be noted at the beginning that you shouldn’t work in the 3D Editor,…

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Toolbar – File option

There is an File option on the toolbar available at the top left side of…

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Light on scenography (example usage)

To best understand the whole idea of building a set design, illuminating it and creating…

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Light tab

In this section, properties of studio lights are being defined. You can change the parameters…

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Performance

When you are creating a set design, you can use a measuring instrument that will…

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Shadows

To enable shadows in the studio, first you have to select the first item, [Scene],…

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Scene section

In the Multiview area, in the windows at the top left of the screen, you…

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Move, Rotate and Scale modes

Mode icons are placed in the upper right corner of the screen. Let’s start with…

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Billboard function

This function is very useful in the case of a Talent object. When you enable…

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Scene tab

In the Scene tab, below Clone, Remove and Save... icons there is a tree with…

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Camera tab

There are the following tabs at the top right of the screen: Scene, Camera and…

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Edit: Undo and Redo functions

There is an Edit option available at the top left side of the screen. You…

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Operating modes: Camera and Object

First, let’s discuss the different operating modes of a mouse on the 3D editor screen:

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Virtual 3D studio editor

The goal of working with the editor is to prepare a studio before a live…

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Save Session files

In order to keep all the studio settings (selected sources, virtual camera V/C positions and…

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Aspect Ratio function: Keep/Stretch

With this function, you can set the aspect ratio for sources A, B, C or…

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Selection of signal sources A, B, C ,D

The setting all the A, B ,C and D sources is identical for all cameramen…

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Loading a new studio

By clicking on the icon with the arrow in the lower left corner of the…

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Working with 4 virtual cameramen V/C

During the production, you can change the settings of each cameraman by clicking on the…

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Speed of virtual camera V/C movement between shots

For your convenience, default speed of transitions between camera shots had been defined in the…

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Functions of virtual camera V/C transition movement between shots

6 cameraman V/C 3 shots for ORBIT motion have been set in the previous section.…

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Adjusting virtual camera V/C position around the talent in Orbit movement

Select a virtual cameraman, V/C 3 for example. You start with one initial camera shot…

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Orbit motion

Another type of movement that can be executed in the 3D studio when setting the…

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Locking X, Y, Z axes

Setting several camera movement parameters at the same time can be difficult at the beginning,…

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Sections: Position, Rotation, Other

At the top right of the Camera setup screen, there are 3 sections available: Position,…

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Setting custom camera V/C shots

Now, you set your own camera positions for virtual cameraman V/C 2. Click on the…

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Camera setup

The startup application allows you to use the default shots immediately after loading. Each user…

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Virtual 3D studio Configuration panel

After opening a production screen of 3D Production, you will find the virtual studio Configuration…

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DSK function: Swapping the text content already on the air

When you have a file with the news ticker previously prepared in the STILL EDITOR,…

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Using the DSK function

In order to use the DSK, you need to enable one of the buttons: DSK1…

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Downstream Key – DSK function

On the right side of the vision mixer (main switcher) block is an area with…

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Preview and Program windows – changing the signals

This block consists of several components, the most important of which is a Take button.…

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Vision Mixer – Production switcher

An executive area - a Vision Mixer (production switcher), - occupies the middle part of…

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Overload

Up to 4 signal sources in the FULL HD format, i.e. 1080p60, can be connected…

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Multiview Panel

In the Multiview area, in the windows at the top left of the screen, you…

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Toolbar

There are three options on the toolbar: File, Options and Help

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3D Production module screen

After clicking on the 3D Production icon on the start screen, the main module of…

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Positioning function

In the Positioning function window, there are several options that enable changing the text’s size,…

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Shadow function

With Shadow function you can design a shadow surrounding the text, its color, radius and…

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Color function

Thanks to the Color function, you can design the text’s filling, including the selection of…

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Outline function

Outline function allows you to edit captions’ contours. Due to the changing screen background during…

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Edit – Characteristics of items: Text, Frame, Rectangle and Picture

Properties - after selecting an item (picture, frame, rectangle, text) on the working area, it…

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Menu Bar

Menu bar is located in the top left side of the screen. Below, further sub-options,…

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Application screen

On the application screen you can see a characteristic grid in the background. It indicates…

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Still editor module start

Still Editor module is launched from the start screen. First, choose the appropriate resolution from…

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Still Editor

Still Editor - is an additional module for creating text panels, complementary to the Production…

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RSS

RSS module is a place where information about news , events, promotions and products is…

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Configuration settings

Here are five functions available in this option Language, Style, Update, Free sets and About.

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Still Editor

Also from the Start screen you can start the STILL Editor. It is a program…

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Still Editor

Still Editor - is an additional module for creating text panels, complementary to the Production…

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SHUTDOWN SYSTEM

You have two possibilities here: Shutdown system and Close application. Clicking on the Shutdown system…

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RSS

RSS module is a place where information about news , events, promotions and products is…

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CONFIGURATION SETTINGS

Here are five functions available in this option: Language, Style, Update, Free sets and About.…

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STILL EDITOR

Also from the Start screen you can start the STILL Editor. It is a program…

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