RSS app

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Apps RSS news

The RSS news App is used to display animated text within a zone.

  • Type your text, without length limitation
  • Best results guarantee
  • Automatic text size adjustment
  • Text bar and ticker animations
  • Customize font type, color and padding
  • Background color and transparency supported



The RSS App can be used to display RSS news feeds from the Internet.

  • Enter Address of the RSS news feed to be displayed within the properties panel.
    The RSS news will be automatically displayed in the preview.
Note Note:
If the RSS feed is password protected, you need to enter the password to access the web site in the "Saved Passwords" section on the System page of Control Center.


Configuring - text bar
Configuring - ticker

The RSS App can be freely positioned anywhere in the Playout as long as it does not overlap other Apps.

The App has the following configurations parameters:

  • Type
    Two types of apps can be used:
    • Text bar: the message will be displayed on a given number of lines, with eventual scrolling.
    • Ticker: the message is displayed as a scrolling ticker
  • Direction (ticker only)
    Scrolling direction of the ticker
  • Speed (ticker only)
    Speed of the ticker
  • Padding (ticker only)
    Space between 2 messages
  • Number of line (text bar only)
    Number of line to display the message. If the message cannot be displayed using these number of line, it will scroll.
  • Duration per line (text bar only)
    How long each line should be displayed
  • Data source
    Address of the RSS news feed to be displayed. This is the same text as the one shown in properties.
  • Display (need firmware 4.0.1)
    Choose the component of the RSS news to be displayed. The following values are possible:
    • title (default): display the news title
    • description: display the news description
    • title - description: display the news title followed by the description using the hyphen as separator.
    • title: description: display the news title followed by the description using the colon as separator
  • Color
    Color of the text message
  • Font
    Font used to display the message. Only built-in fonts can be used.
  • Background
    Color of the background
This page was last modified on 13 March 2019, at 14:10.