OnAir Spots

Versatile traffic software

OnAir Spots is our commercial scheduling software for the scheduling of commercials for radio and TV stations. OnAir Spots contains all features that you need to manage your commercial scheduling operation.

OnAir Spots is an user friendly and highly automated traffic system, making the scheduling of your commercials an efficient process.

Planning possibilities of OnAir Spots

OnAir Spots can schedule your spots and take into account rules like:

  • Maximum amount of spots per block
  • Maximum amount of time per block
  • Position in block
  • branch separation
  • product separation
  • voice separation
  • OnAir Spots can schedule consecutive spots (spot 1 in week 1, spot 2 in week 2 etc…)
  • OnAir Spots can distribute spots based on percentages (spot 1; 50% of the time, spot 2; 30 % of the time, spot 3; 20% of the time)
  • OnAir Spots can attach one or multiple reminders to spots
  • OnAir Spots can schedule items on fixed positions, which makes it perfect to schedule sponsor messages just before the news or weather
  • OnAir Spots can schedule your campaigns based on a fixed price, based on price per spot or based on price per second.

Easy to use Wizard

The wizard of our commercial scheduling software leads you with only 4 steps through the scheduling process of your commercials.

Step 1

In the first step you enter some basic information like the account, the length of the radio or TV campaign and the way the campaign should be billed. If you have more than 1 radio or TV channel, then choose the stations or channels in this first step of the wizard as well.

Step 2

In the second step you choose some more details about the campaign, like the amount of airings per day and how the commercials should be placed. If you have stations with regionalized editions (different commercials for different regions) you also choose the different regions where the commercials will be scheduled.

Step 3

In the third step the actual commercials can be added and additional information can be entered. All commercials also can be pre-listened or pre-viewed.

Step 4

In step 4 you can review the settings of your radio or TV campaign and save it.

The campaign overview screen

When the campaigns have been scheduled, the campaign overview screen gives a clear overview of all the scheduled commercials. You can check the scheme and make adjustment easily by just drag ‘n drop the commercials to other positions. It is also possible to manually add or delete commercials to the scheme without re-planning the whole campaign.

In the campaign overview of our commercial scheduling software missing commercials are colored red, so it is easy to see which commercials need attention.

If commercials have been placed and have obeyed all the rules, a blue tick will be visible. If 1 or more rules have been broken, a red flag will be visible. Double clicking on the flag reveals the reason. Because it is possible to manually edit the scheme, any errors are easily fixed.

Scheduling rules

A set of templates and rules is the foundation for the schedules of your radio or TV station. As soon as these settings are made, the scheduling operation of all your campaigns will be easy.

Multiple stations or channels

OnAir Spots can schedule campaigns for as many stations or channels as you have licenses for.
Just choose the stations or channels on which the spots should be broadcasted and our traffic software schedules all stations with ease.

The perfect commercial scheduler for sales houses

This feature makes this also a perfect solution for sales houses of radio or TV commercials. With our traffic software it is easy to plan a commercial for 1 or more stations.

Regionalized editions

In addition to the multiple stations / channel feature, our advanced edition system can be used to plan localized commercials for different regions. Combinations of these two are also possible, you can set up multiple channels in OnAir Spots, each having multiple editions.

Easy play-out Integration

OnAir Spots exports your campaigns as CSV files which can be imported by almost all play-out systems. Of course, the layout of the CSV can be easily adapted, so the connection form our commercial scheduling software to your play-out system is easy to make.

More information about OnAir Spots

Interested to find out more about OnAir Spots?

If you would like to find out if OnAir Spots could be of value for your organization, we propose the following steps:

1. Let’s make acquaintance

We would like to make acquaintance with you: What kind of station or stations do you operate, what are the current challenges with your existing setup and what are your specific wishes regarding your new software?

2. Organize an on-line demo

After we have received the information we can provide you with an adequate on-line demo. In this demo we will show the possibilities of our software. For the online demo we can use tools like Skype, Meets, Zoom or Teams.

3. Receive a trial version

We can provide you with an trial version of our software. This trail version will be valid for 14 days.

4. Obtaining OnAir Spots

If the software has been tested and you are satisfied with it, we are ready to do business. The contract will be signed and the trial version will be turned into a production version.

5. Configuration and training

Optionally we can provide you with training and assist you with the configuration and implementation.