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Integrating Viz Flowics with AP ENPS
Integrating Viz Flowics with AP ENPS
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Viz Flowics Support is available for MOS protocol version 2.8

Please make sure you have ENPS version 9.4 or later installed to complete this integration.

This integration allows connecting ENPS to Viz Flowics.

The communication between ENPS and Viz Flowics occurs via the MOS protocol facilitating the direct transmission of news and stories directly to the Viz Flowics remote control's rundown interface for real-time on-air broadcasting.


Pre-Requisites

  1. You need to have installed and run the Viz Flowics MOS Gateway on the same network where AP ENPS is running. Learn how to install the Viz Flowics MOS Gateway here.

  2. Having configured the MOS plugin in Viz Flowics. To learn how to complete this configuration, click here.


Configuring Viz Flowics in ENPS

To register the MOS Gateway and the Flowics Plugin in ENPS, follow the steps below.

  1. In the ENPS client click on Apps (1)

  2. then click on System Maintenance (2)

Once inside the System Maintenance menu, go to MOS configuration, and then you should add a new row with the following parameters:

  1. Address: set the MOS ID from MOS Config

  2. Description: VizFlowics

  3. IP/Endpoint: enter the Hostname or IP address of the NCS Gateway server.

  4. Active X: ENPSHTMLHOST

  5. Program: ENPSNEWS

  6. Default Settings: paste the plugin URL

  7. MOS version: 2.8.4

  8. Local DragDrop: set Off

  9. Browser type: Chromium

  10. Click on Save and restart the ENPS Client application.



Creating a new Rundown on ENPS.

In order to add graphics from Viz Flowics to ENPS and be able to use them, it is necessary to follow the following steps :

  1. Unfold the main menu by clicking on the upper left corner

  2. Create a new Rundown

  3. In the Title field type in a name for your rundown

  4. Click on save


After creating a new Rundown you will need to add stories to it.

To add a story to your Rundown

  1. simply click on Rundown in the top bar

  2. then click on Insert Row

An alternative way is by using the shortcut Ctrl + I.


Enabling Viz Flowics MOS Plugin in ENPS

  1. Right-click on the bottom bar where the MOS connection is.

  2. Select Flowics

3.Login to viz Flowics

Adding Graphic Overlays to a Story

  1. Select the Project where you have created the graphics package

  2. Select the graphics package

  3. Choose the Overlay you want to work with.

  4. Click on Use Template


5. Fill in the fields of the selected template.
6. Click on “Add to Story”.


7. Within the content of the stories, a new item will be generated, it will contain the graphic that you just added.


8. Every time a new template is added within ENPS, it is necessary to save the changes by clicking on the "Save" option or using the shortcut Ctrl + S.

After saving your Rundown in ENPS Client, all the created templates will be available within the Viz Flowics Rundown for you to operate them.

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