Video Tutorials

Visual Playlist Editor

Intro to the Visual Playlist Editor 5.3: Presentation Mode (3:24) This tutorial is a basic introduction to the features that are available in the presentation mode of the Visual Playlist Editor.

Intro to the Visual Playlist Editor 5.3: Dataset Mode (5:37)   This tutorial is a basic introduction to the features that are available in the dataset mode of the Visual Playlist Editor.

Creating a New Dataset (5:17): This tutorial starts in dataset mode and shows how to add a basemap from a file and then how to add the SOS logo as a PIP. It also covers, naming and setting the sub-category and saving the dataset in site-custom. It ends with updating the library in GUI and previewing the custom dataset.

Making a Presentation Playlist and Extending a Dataset (4:47): This tutorial starts in presentation mode. It shows how to add two datasets to a presentation playlist (1) from site-custom and (2) from the search panel categories and sub-categories. It then shows how to extend the second dataset to include a PIP, and then save the presentation playlist in the sosrc directory. It also shows how to use the reference playlist.

Customizing a Presentation Playlist (4:29): This tutorial starts with taking an reference presentation playlist and adding a few datasets to a new presentation playlist. Then it shows how to override the start frame of Clouds - Real time so it only plays the last week. It ends with previewing in VPLE and saving the entire presentation to the sosrc directory of SOS presentation playlists.

Overriding Elements in a Presentation Playlist (5:43): This tutorial covers  overriding the Z-rotation in a still dataset and a movie dataset in a presentation playlist.

Adding a PIP and PIP Styles (6:38): This tutorial shows you how to add text PIPs in Projector, Globe, and Room styles and goes over the differences between them. It then covers updating the library and viewing datasets through the GUI.

Visual Playlist Editor 5.1 - In-depth Webinar Training (1:03:00) This hour long tutorial is an in-depth introduction to the Visual Playlist Editor version 5.1. Newer version of the the Visual Playlist Editor exist, but this is still a good introduction.

Content Creation

Content Creation (33:22)

Using the iPad

4.3 Release Training (1:10:21)

Zoom (3:55)

Layers (4:32)

Annotation (7:46)

How to Edit the Crontab

*NOTE: The crontab now uses local time rather than GMT as stated in the video.

Part 1 (4:15) Introduction to
the Cron

Part 2 (4:00) Tools for Editing the
Crontab

Part 3 (4:00) Customizing the Crontab

How to Download New Datasets

Part 1 (4:35) Adding Data From an
Outside Source

Part 2 (4:00) From the FTP Server

How to Make an MP4

(4:29) Updated Version

(2:22) Original Version