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Integrating Viz Flowics with Arion SNEWS
Integrating Viz Flowics with Arion SNEWS
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Viz Flowics Support is available for MOS protocol version 2.8

This article will walk you through the necessary configuration steps to seamlessly integrate Arion Snews with Viz Flowics MOS support, 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

Install and run the Viz Flowics MOS Gateway on the same network where Arion Snews is running. Learn how to install the Viz Flowics MOS Gateway by clicking here.​


Adding a new Device in SNEWS

Adding a New Device in SNEWS

  1. Navigate to the Administration section of Snews.

  2. In Integrations, click on the "Devices" option to access the device management page.

  3. On the device management page, locate the "New" option.

  4. Fill out the required information for the new device, including details such as device name and type, and then paste the Integration URL that you can find in the MOS Gateway configuration. For more details click here.



  5. Save the changes.

  6. Verify the successful addition of the new device by checking the list of devices or any confirmation message displayed on the screen.


Using Viz Flowics Templates in a Rundown

Creating a Rundown

To add a Rundown:

  1. Select the show where you wish to add the Rundown.

  2. Click on the "Load" button to begin.

Adding a Story to Rundown

3. After establishing the Rundown, create a block.

4. Inside the block, add a story.

Log in to Flowics.

Double-click on the added story and choose (Add VO)

A window will appear on the right, displaying all the Overlays from the Graphic Package.

In this section, you'll edit template data. Modify the text fields in the Overlay template, the available text fields depend on the design of the Overlay.

After adding data to the Overlay, save the changes. After saving it you will be able to review the preview of the Graphics.

To generate Graphics within your Rundown Control playlist, ensure the history has the "Total" box activated. Once activated, Overlays will automatically appear in the playlist with the current date.

The playlist can be identified by the icon next to them

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