The most important (but not all) features of the CAPS II system:

Broadcasting net and daily skeletons


Forming a program thematic structure
Calculating weekly and monthly program recurrence
Calculating special dates, holidays, etc.
Automatic insertion of standard elements - jingles, background sounds, etc.
Automatically rotating jingles
Multi output, depending on audio module used.

Schedule

Schedule generation with the help of skeletons and/or import from other systems
The block structure of the schedule allows for work with blocks of various types - commercial, musical etc.
Schedule handling from any working place in the system
Notification of stop points, microphone inserts, information strings
Associating external control commands to schedule blocks and elements
Flexible adjustment of schedule outlook and displayed fields
Conflict indication inside the timeline field
Report generation for materials being broadcasted
Broadcasting according to a schedule
Fully automated broadcasting (no operator)

Manual broadcasting support

Time control points
Automated commercial delivery
Auto transition to the schedule for the next day
ID jingle replacement

Retransmission

Retransmission of a frame program
Inserting your own program at a defined time
Start/stop of inserts based on an audio pattern (jingle)
Monitoring frame signal presence and switching over to reserve in the event of signal failure

Live program support

Starting a jingle with a single key of a button field
Two-level jingle storage system (categories)
Representation of Jingle categories in database structure
Fast and easy configuration of button field mapping

Text programs

Moderator assist screen
Combining text materials with audio elements: text and audio in a single schedule element
Newscast production technology

Administration

Assigning rights to user groups
Schedule access limitation depending upon material type
Access can be granted to DB in general or depending upon
the category and type of material
Prohibiting system settings changes

System

Uninterrupted 2 day broadcasting in the event of file server or LAN breakdown
Reserve data storage on the local HDD of an on-air workstation
Automatic creation of a schedule copy
Reserving system general settings

Logging

Recording according to a schedule
Recording control via GPI and signal level
Multichannel recording
Separate recording of the left and right channels with
individual settings
E-mail message during signal breakdown / recovery

Auto recording

High quality audio recording of material for later usage

Gap filler

Automatic schedule generation for filling unplanned gaps
Individual settings for various time intervals
Special algorithm for filling short gaps
Representation of settings in diagram form

Voice tracking

Recording a voice track over a crossfade from one audio item to another
Controlling the fade out of the first audio item and the fade in of the second audio item from mixer faders, recording of fader movement
The ability to edit crossfades after the recording is done

Import

Importing the whole schedule or special blocks of a schedule from text files generated by musical rotation applications (Selector, Power Gold) and commercials systems (Meridian)
Special preprocessing software allowing import from files of any format (MS Excel, XML etc)

Audio editing

Single channel and multichannel non-destructive editing
Easy-to-use interface oriented toward supporting most common operations
The ability to define hot keys for frequently used operations
Storage of material in project form for later recall and export of the whole or part of a project to a sound file with compression MPEG 1 layer 2, 3, regardless of the audio card being used

Text editing

Easy handling of text and audio combination (subject)
Standard tools for text editing
Support for reading from a screen while recording material being prepared in the form of a soundfile
Storing subjects to the DB and including them in a schedule
Automatic estimate of the time needed to read through the text

Remote control

Supports RS232 commands, as well as GPI
External USB Remote control box for faderstart inputs and signalling outputs
Simple, Functional, Stable..
On-air screen example
Voice tracking
Crossfade editing
MAG Music Rotation Screenshot
CAPS II Radio Automation System consist of a basic package and additional modules "boxes":


BOX 1

Main software module for ON-AIR, PLANNING, EDITING

BCS Audio Editor
Schedule Editor, Schedule Import
DJiN Planning
Database Browser, DB Import 
File Browser
DJiN ON-AIR Multitrack Play Out
DJiN Cart Assist
VoiceTrack recording
GPI/O Control by Printer port

BOX 2

MAG, MUSIC ROTATION
Music rotation software working on DJiN Database structure

BOX 3

AUDIO LOGGER
Stand alone software package for audio logging


BOX 4

BCS EDITOR
Multitrack Audio Editor, recording, editing
Including DB browser

BOX 5
DB Browser
Pre-listening and insert of elements
for network systems only, 5 user license

BOX 6

RETRANSMISSION WORKSTATION

Automatic remote start command for Retransmission by:
GPI/O Control
DTMF Control
Audio Fingerprint recognition
(in combination with BOX 5)

BOX 7

COMMERCIAL PLANNER

Media plan
Traffic
Skeleton / schedule

Also available BOX 1 without database for demo purposes or for a single computer radio station.


New 2.15 version:

The new 2.15.x version includes the following most important changes:
- Full Windows 7 compatibility
- Redesign of applications interface (GUI)
- New group operations with MDB elements (e.g., changing of element type, file formats)
IE8 support
- MS SQL Server 2008 support
- Unicode supported in subject editor and moderator screen (it`s possible to use different languages in the same time).
- Internet streaming application (generation of audio stream with meta-data, X-player), and rebroadcasting of Internet stream (Rebroadcasting module 777).
- Support of
IceCast and ShoutCast servers with delivery of tags due to audio element being played
- DecroMashine developed: automatic commercial blocks filling up with special content (due to set rules) 
- Task Manager developed: providing automation for certain operations (schedule import, audio export from DB, audio import to DB)
- Multi channel broadcasting configuration with hot standby option developed
- Moderator screen: touch-screen technology is supported. Using finger to control Moderator screen are essentially enhanced (moving, prelisten, start of playback).
- Schedule blocks replication method is working in the limits of one schedule as well as several schedules simultaneously. Is used in particular for repeated playback of schedule blocks.
- Debug logs: essentially extended
- Network resources monitoring and data reserving system are enhanced
- DFS-paths support for audio storage and root folder
- Auto updating of schedule elements from DB is enhanced. Now element properties are synchronized selectively depending of the fact whether element file is changed or not.
- Drag&Drop export of audio element to a file is implemented (e.g., dragging of DB element to file browser).
- ASIO support ("exotic" modes of different soundcards)
- "Hold in the end" setting is added to rotation element properties. Allows using rotation elements as "closers".
- Speed of reading of DB categories and Active Directory user groups is enhanced. Category tree keeps its status on reload.
- Media planner reports generator is enhanced (better speed, progress indictator is added)
- DDB-agent is enhanced


CAPS 2 Radio Automation System