PitchBlue® Platform

Vigor is proud to be the creator of PitchBlue®, the most advanced content distribution network and monitoring system in the broadcast industry. With Vigor Content Distribution, broadcasters can confidently distribute live feeds, sports, ads (long and short form) and news – all on one convenient platform.

PitchBlue Facts:

  • /99.7% delivery success rate
  • /800,000+ air-dates per month
  • /Deployed at 1,500 local TV stations
  • /Average delivery of 4.5 hours of content per major TV station per day
  • /Serves media giants CBS, NBC, Warner Bros. and 20th Television
  • /Interoperability with all major automation systems and transcoding providers

Features Include:

Scheduling and Delivery

  • /Up to 20 hours of HD programming per hour
  • /Supports live broadcasts for very short turnaround and live-to-air
  • /Revoke or remove programs from entire distribution groups or individual stations
  • /Configurable retention per show/feed
  • /Define letterbox or center-cut during station down-convert as metadata
  • /Dealmaker integration for automatic placement of advertisements in format sheets

Track and Trace

  • /Automated delivery of Nielsen Commercial Logs
  • /Dynamic Delivery reports
  • /Automated file delivery confirmation

No Maintenance. No Purchase Necessary

Your content distribution service package includes our industry-leading Vigor Server which easily plugs in and intuitively runs itself.

  • /Monthly rental of Vigor Server (Configured as integrated satellite receiver, program storage server, transcoder, and HDSDI player)
  • /Access to the Vigor Cloud Portal via desktop or mobile device
  • /Free server shipping from Vigor
  • /Remote assistance from Vigor with the installation and commissioning of the system
  • /Ongoing support for all Portal, hardware, and software updates and upgrades

With the Vigor PitchBlue solution, broadcast content distribution has never been powered so efficiently and reliably.