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AstonElections

Template-based Elections and business graphics

AstonElections is cost-effective and extremely user-friendly, template-based intuitive application intended for graphics coverage for broadcast elections, and the result of more than 20 years of experience that Brainstorm has in delivering election projects to a large number of major broadcasters all over the world. It can be used as a standalone solution or users of the InfinitySet virtual studio application can combine it within a virtual environment.

AstonElections combines the necessary key features to control all aspects involving data management. So, once data is loaded -manually or via a CSV file, Aston Elections automatically reorders data, rearranges the graphics and divides them into pages depending on the number of items to show, always ensuring they are displayed fluidly on screen.

Why AstonElections

AstonElections is a simple, easy-to-use application that provides customization and on-air playout of Elections and business graphics based on pre-defined templates


Allows for hassle-free operation for broadcast and corporate environments.


Combines the advanced graphics and CG features of Aston with the powerul playout features of OnDemand.

Template-based graphics

AstonElections provides customization and on-air playout of Elections and business graphics pre-defined templates, allowing hassle-free operation for broadcast and corporate environments. AstonElections does not require specialized election knowledge. AstonElections’ highly intuitive interface allows for the simple and easy use of complex, high-quality and eye-catching graphics.

AstonElections can sort the data for you, reformat the graphic with the data and divide it into pages depending on the content. In addition, AstonElections allows the entry of data manually. Use the same template with different data as many times as you want by loading an independent CSV file in the rundown mode. AstonElections comes with 14 customizable templates, allowing to personalize animations, color, position, etc. On top of that, it can import 3D maps or objects from packages such as 3DMax or Cinema4D in a variety of formats.

Customizable graphics

AstonElections allows you to choose one of the three available “IN” animations: select your favourite graphic -bars, pies, pictograms, etc.- or combine several of them, position the graphic as you wish, edit colours, sizing and fonts, or even select your preferred background.

Not just for the Elections day

With AstonElections you can choose any of the available templates for elections shows, graphics for promotional and marketing campaigns, polls or any business graphics. Corporations, or service providers can also benefit from the graphics power of AstonElections.

Go to air in just 3 steps

Aston Elections is pre-loaded with templates for elections shows, graphics for promotional and marketing campaigns, polls or any business graphics. It’s so simple to use that allows to play out graphics to air with just 3 steps:

Configure the data
  • Define the elements, its colours, logos, etc
  • Select the data source (CSV, etc)
Configure the template
  • Select one of the available In/Out animations
  • Place the graphic, adjust size and scaling
  • Change colors
  • Select typeface
  • Select, prepare or import your own background
Play out to air
  • Preview and program pre-visualization
  • Launch graphics one by one or combined
  • StormLogic animation provides advanced animations and transitions between templates, allowing for complex template interaction

Easy-to-use system

AstonElections is a cost-effective solution offering savings on hardware, personnel, installation and training. The template defines which elements are editable and to what extent, allowing for simple and hassle-free operation, even while on-air, making the system as smart as the template allows for.

Hardware

Tier definitions

Middle Tier: Program with Fill and Key output, no input.

SDI Recommendations

Desktop: AJA KONA 3G QUAD
Laptop: BlackMagic Ultrastudio SDI (USB3)

Recommended configurations

The following table of recommendations is orientative only and showcases standard certified configurations for Brainstorm products. While customers may attempt to use their own workstations for operating Brainstorm’s software, as we are flexible as far as hardware is concerned, it is advisable that our quality department certifies them first. Failure to follow this procedure may result in the software not working properly. Brainstorm does not take responsibility for system failures caused by the usage of uncertified workstations.

Tier Model CPU GPU RAM OTHERS
Laptop zBook 17 i7-4910MQ K5100M 8GB
Middle tier z440 E5-1620v3 K4200 8GB(2×4)

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