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 concentrates more than 25 years of experience that Brainstorm has in delivering election projects to a large number of major broadcasters all over the world.

Easy-to-use application

Simple, easy-to-use application for the creation and playout of Elections and business graphics based on pre-defined templates.

Advanced graphics features

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

Cost-effective solution

AstonElections is a cost-effective solution offering savings on hardware, personnel, installation and training.

Template-based Elections 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. Its highly intuitive interface allows for the simple and easy use of complex, high-quality and eye-catching graphics. AstonElections combines the necessary key features to control all aspects involving data management. So, once data is loaded 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. 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.

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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.

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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.

See how AstonElections can help with your elections graphics requirements

If you want more information on how AstonElections can help you by providing savings on hardware, staff, installation and training, send us your questions and we will provide you with further information.

Customizable templates included

AstonElections comes with 20 customizable templates, allowing to personalize animations, color, position, etc. Of course, it allows for including the Parties’ image, colours and logos, and many other customizable options. On top of that, AstonElections can import 3D maps or objects from packages such as 3DMax or Cinema4D in a variety of formats. Templates include StormLogic animation, that allows the interaction between them, and some of them can co-exist in the same image (such as ticker, clock or sidebar). And if you need any specific template, talk to us and we will create it for you.

Bars

The bars reflect the total of votes, the representative and the percentage of votes.

Custom Bars

On top of Bar’s features, Custom Bars allows to modify the shape of the bar elements using splines.

Bars Photo

On top of the Bar’s features, Bars Photo allows to include the candidate’s pictures.

Chart

Allows to display results in a curve, very useful to show the evolution of different years or events.

Circle

Reflects the data sample in a circle, adding the details and total of votes on the right side.

Bar Alliances

Displays the total of seats of possible alliances between parties to conform a majority in a lower third bar.

Face to Face

This template shows up automatically the two first candidates in number of votes, placed one next to the other.

Line

A fully customizable template that displays the evolution of votes of different parties in a period of time.

Lower Third

Displays a lower third on screen, and can co-exist with tickers and sidebars.

Map

Generates a customizable map from a pre-existing 3D design from any 3D software package.

Clock

Displays a clock on the sidebar, useful for countdowns and live connections.

Pie

Displays the chamber composition in a half pie chart, with a line showing the majority threshold.

Pie Alliances

Displays the total of seats of any possible alliance between parties to conform a majority in a pie chart.

Side Bar

Displays data in the right hand side of the screen.

Table

Establishes comparison between the results of the different parties and the results of each party in different elections, showing as well indications of the increase or decrease of seats over time.

Table Generic

Establishes comparison between the results of the different parties, adding the names and pictures of the candidates.

Ticker 1 line

Displays a one-line ticker.

 

Ticker header

Displays a one-line ticker with a Headline News and allows for automatic replacement and speed control.

Ticker Data

Displays a ticker with the results and total number of seats.

Combinations

Some of the templates allow for combining them into the same page.

Templates can also be configured for displaying polls and preliminary data, instead of official data. This allows for showing a range of seats or percentages, which is inherent to the polls’ data due to applying the margin of error.

Poll Bars

Polls Face to Face

Polls Bars Photo

Poll Pie

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:

1. Configure the data

  • Define the elements, its colours, logos, etc
  • Select the data source (CSV, etc)

2. 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

3. 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.

Can we help you?

f you are looking for improving your If you are looking for improving your elections project without compromising your own resources, talk to us and we will show you how AstonElections can change your elections and business graphics output.

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