CMS PlugnCast

PlugnCast multimedia CMS is designed for Digital Signage and IPTV.

It consists of a server software and of a Web based user interface.

Two software editions are available: On-Premises mode, installed on one of your servers, or Off-Premises mode, a hosted service proposed by INNES.

On-Premises Plugncast

Locally hosted Server

The On-Premises PlugnCast software edition can be installed on a MS-Windows Server. Easy to implement; Run setup, fill in the questionnaire about the organization of your filesystem and make a first setting.

Off-Premises PlugnCast

Server hosted by INNES in Data Center

The Off-Premises edition PlugnCast is 'ready for use'. The infrastructure is handled by INNES and Internet Data Center professionals.


A leading name in the market

PlugnCast is recognized as one of the most successful digital signage CMS.

A team of multidisciplinary R&D and ergonomists are dedicated to this software and edit upgrades for 12 years. The Software architecture is stable and settled thanks to numerous uses cases reviews.

PlugnCast’s advanced features allows rapidtakeover of the CMS tool and meets all of the market requirements.

Single Sign On

PlugnCast’s advanced features allows rapidtakeover of the CMS tool and handy to determine the user reference base management.
The On-Premises Edition supports LDAP V3 / AD.

Security

Security in the design of PlugnCast generation 3 has been specified at the firt stage of the project.
The Software prefers HTTPS communications. Many scenarios of cyber-attacks were considered each with a response minimizing the risk of downtime, data lost and privacy theft.

Simple

The easy-to-use PlugnCast user interface does'nt interfere on features that manage the screens network.

A High Performing and Independent CMS

PlugnCast generation 3 is built with a native code and is totally independent from any runtime environment such as Java or .NET. This guarantees a high performing and stable runtime execution.


Principle of operation

User agents communicate with PlugnCast Server using an HTTP(S) connection.

Publication of a playback scenario is realized by copying all files to a built-in WebDAV server or external (IIS or Apache).

The media players regularly (Heartbeat) check if the distribution server contains new files to download. In this case, they launched an upload transaction to synchronize. In case of loss of connection or data, the media player takes new transaction and guarantees the integrity of the content to play.


Main features of PlugnCast

 

Library

Builtin Slide Editor

Templates library

Organization by folder

Digital assets preview (Video, Picture, HTML5 Widget, PDF, ...)

PDF and MS-Powerpoint page time duration editor

Font manager with preview


Playout

Linear and event driven playout

Playout calendar with exceptions and recurences

Calendar event preview

Multi-zone layout with transitions and animations

Portrait and landscape mode

Media errors detection before publishing


Target

Group of targets by tag organization

Targets and playout channels association by drag and drop

Powerful screen and targets monitoring

Screen standby and reboot management

Opt-out process

Firmware and configuration update


User permissions

+120 permissions

Roles management (content editor, contributor,...)

ACL on all resources

Users group definitions

Assigning Owners of Resources

Single User Authentication (SSO)