SKYLARK 4000 is a Multi-Channel Time, Profanity and Transport Stream Delay Server.


Series 4000 offers you multi-functional solutions for Time Delay from seconds to several days for re-transmission after a specified time period.


SKYLARK 4000 provides a variety of features to seamlessly eliminate the possibility of costly content violations. With the simple push of a button, content censors have the ability to remove video and offensive sounds before the content reaches the airwaves.


The latest integrations enable unattended censor driven by best-known Cloud AI engines for fully automated workflows.


SKYLARK 4000 provides a variety of features to seamlessly eliminate the possibility of costly content violations.

With a wide spectrum of models with various numbers of input and output pair channels, from SD to UHD SDI signals to MPEG2 transport streams, SKYLARK 4000 allows you to monetize turn-around channels in different regions and time zones as well as providing protection and compliance with regulators on live feeds and programs transmissions.


  • From SD to UHD Signals
    Multiple formats support. SDI, DVB-ASI SPTS/MPTS, ST 2110, MPEG-TS over UDP/RTP/SRT.
  • Modify Delay Playback
    Delay parameters can be modified while system is operating On-Air. Set the desired time delay of the input feeds, from few seconds to days.
  • Lowres Navigation and Editing
    Automatic creation of proxies while media is recorded for lowres instant preview and editing with the NewsCut NLE clients.
  • One-click button effects
    Easily blur, pixelate, freeze, black video, mute or bleep audio with just one click for instant operations.
  • Fully automated with AI Engine
    AI Engine connectors for the detection of nudity, violence or offensive speech for unattended operations.
  • Media insertions
    Perform insertions of bumpers and replacements for live and recorded content.
  • Channel branding
    Optional module, add crawlers with external data sources and DVEs for picture in picture promos.
  • Remote Ad Insertion
    SCTE-35/104, cue-tones and GPI/O reception and generation option.
  • Closed caption / VANC data
    DVB Subtitles, CEA 608/708 closed captions and Teletext support.
  • Up/Down/Cross Conversion
    Resolution and frame rate can be adjusted in real-time to the defined value in the output format.
  • Loudness Control
    Loudness Control, EBU/R128, or custom offset levels in real time on the I/O streams or during file import.
  • Cloud Support
    Available in 1-RU or 2-RU chassis or in virtualized form for Cloud deploy. Web user interface client for remote playlist and content management.


ProcessorsIntel® Xeon® Scalable Processor, 8 to 56 cores configurations
Memory16GB to 256GB DDR4 RECC
OS Drives2 x 480GB SSD
Media Storage3.84 TB to 84.48TB RAW SSD
SDI Inputs12G SDI in accordance with SMPTE ST 2082-101 3 SDI in accordance to ST 424M and ST 425M-AB 1.5G SDI in accordance to ST 292M SD SDI in accordance with ST 259M Analog blackburst reference (tri-level or bi-level)
IP I/OsMPEG-TS UDP/RTP/SRT (MPEG-2/H.264/H.265) Zixi RTMP Webcast HLS NDI version 4.5 SMPTE ST 2110 Suite
ASI I/OEN50083-9 (coax) 0 to 214 Mbps
Video FormatsUHD: 2160p50/60M/601 HD: 1080p50/60M/p60 1080i50/60M/60 1080p24M/24/25/30/30M 720p50/60M/60 SD: PAL, PAL-16x9, NTSC and NTSC-16x9
Audio Inputs8 pairs embedded per I/O channel/td>
Audio Processing16, 20, or 24-bit PCM, 48kHz.
Time CodeNTP client over Ethernet LTC in option
UHD Codecs1HEVC XAVC-S 420, XAVC-I/L 420/422
HD CodecsHDV 25 , DVCPro HD 100 MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-100Mbps XDCAM EX 25/35, XDCAM HD 18/25/35 XDCAM HD 422 50 AVCHD, H.264, H.264 422 200Kbps-100Mbps. AVC-Intra 50/100 DNxHD 120 and 185 ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 4444
SD CodecsDVCAM 25 Mbps, DVCPro 25/ 50 MPEG-2, MPEG 2 422 700Kbps-30Mbps XDCAM IMX-30/40/50 H.264, H.264 422 200 Kbps-20Mbps AVCHD up to 24 Mbps ProRes HQ, ProRes, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy, ProRes 444
Uncompressed audio16 bit PCM, 24 bit PCM, ADPCM
Closed CaptionsSTL, SRT, SMI and TTML files, 608/708 from MPEG2/H264 user bits, c608/c708 tracks in MP4/MOV and S436M track of MXF-OP1A.
Aspect Ratio ConversionPilar, Crop and Letter box conversion via playlist or WSS or AFD ANC.
ГBroadcast I/O depends on license and hardware configurations. 1Only available in UHD configurations.


SKYLARK 4000 series