Gen21 Broadcast

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Gen21 BMS, Infotech’s flagship product is an integrated broadcast management solution. It currently powers the majority of the national channels in Indonesia and many others internationally.

Gen21 suite is an established and proven Television Broadcast Management Solution that effectively covers the whole spectrum of activities of a typical broadcaster from Scheduling programs, Media Order booking, Traffic Daily Log handling and Billing, to program inventory and Costing. Gen21 incorporates extensive functionality, features and processes required by large Broadcasters to run complex multi channel, multi region stations and networks. Gen21 versions are also offered with standard functionality for medium to small TV Stations and Pay TV Networks.

Gen21 has been successfully integrated to several leading Broadcast Automation or Master Control systems and back office accounting systems to provide Users an integrated and automated broadcast operations environment.

Gen21 Schedule

Gen21 Schedule enables broadcaster to access the real-time information about the event schedules and to perform fast paced scheduling activities using Templates & Patterns, that helps in maximizing the Operational Efficiency, minimizing duplication of efforts and reducing the human error.

  • Efficient and user-friendly Scheduling Planner facility
  • Integrated with Content Management (for Run Control)
  • Upload Schedule / EPG utility
  • Allows profile based schedule upload
  • Backup Program Schedule

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Gen 21 Scheduling Workflow

 

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Gen21 scheduling screenshot

 

Gen21 Sales

Gen21 Sales has the versatile workflow of booking, pre-emption, make-good of commercial spots and covers whole lifecycle of the sales management. Complete and comprehensive business solution that monitors and manages the sales activities in the single integrated system.

  • Multiple PO types, Packages and Commercial time-band restrictions Support
  • Built-in system-based placements and notifications
  • Flexible rate card with Object Type aggregations
  • Seamless integration for booking late order between Sales, Traffic and Billing
  • Facility for Single or Multiple Cross channel Make good with free selection
  • Extensive status reporting items for clients

 

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Gen21 Sales Workflow

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Gen21 Sales Screenshot 1

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Gen21 Sales Screenshot 2

 

Gen21 Promo

Gen21 Promo helps in planning various types of promotional events flexibly and associates to the schedules. Long term Planner and Bulk booking features enables to actively decide for the promo make lists, which can be linked later to the program schedules.

  • Accommodates promos of various Object Types
  • Time period validity check throughout
  • Facility to define cross-channel promos
  • Promo templates and sponsorship tags
  • Bulk Promo Booking
  • Multiple promos Find and Replace features

Gen21 Traffic

Traffic module uses the state of art technology to manage the media orders and Traffic Log by using a single, integrated system. This is the work area for approving and authenticating different types of Orders, which streamlines business flow of information easily and accurately. Traffic module is fully integrated with Program Management system for usage and amortization update consistency and integrate seamlessly with Automation systems for instant Log Reconciliation.

  • User-friendly, Color-coded Traffic Log Manager
  • Total control over Slots, Commercial Breaks and Event placements
  • Multi format, multi region & multiple editing session support
  • Automatic Under/Over notification and built-in Late Order handling mechanisms
  • Primary as well as secondary event support
  • Seamless Automation system integration/Log Reconciliation
  • Complete placement status & decision support reporting
  • BXF compliant log

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Gen 21 Traffic Workflow

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Gen 21 Traffic Screenshot

 

Gen21 Financials

Gen21 Billing

Gen21 Billing provides realistic representation of a full billing cycle with Conditioned walkthrough and fully flexible editing facilities. Generate Invoices, log proof, Tax Invoices, Receipts, Collection confirmation, Credit Notes etc. System manages the workflow and maintains audit trail for various Billing Operations.

  • Auto/manual generation of airtime/non-airtime invoices
  • Built-in pre-invoicing checks
  • Auto reconciliation of full log (Program / Commercial /Promo)
  • Multiple Invoice, Log Proof and Receipt formats
  • Produces Invoice, Log Proof, Tax Invoice
  • Complete billing status & decision support reporting
  • Integration to accounting systems for AR, AP

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Gen21 Billing Workflow

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Gen21 Billing Screenshot 1

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Gen21 Billing Screenshot 2