Automated Production Control System | OverDrive


OverDrive has the most advanced feature set in the industry, enabling our customers to create the highest quality, compelling, fast-paced and error-free productions in their markets. Whether you produce content for news, sports, worship or live production, OverDrive has the tools and workflow to make your productions stand out above the rest. Please check out our list of exceptional standard features.

Standard Features

OverDrive Vision Octane systems are equipped with an IT-class server loaded with the OverDrive server software application. more...


RundownControl is the primary application for managing all production elements, effects and transitions for rundown-based scripted, and unscripted 'on-the-fly' events. more...


GlobalView unites OverDrive's industry-leading Automated Production Control (APC) system feature set with a new user-configurable GUI that can be tailored to suit your unique operational and production requirements. more...

System Layout

The interfaces to audio mixers, video servers and robotic cameras are connected through the switcher enabling a flexible, integrated production system. more...

Compatibility Matrix

Recognize and maintain compatibility of software whenever you are integrating different pieces of equipment into a single system. more...

New version 12 features shown at IBC 2012

Ultimate Redundancy
Fully redundant system with multiple layers: redundant OverDrive server, server sync roll, and new redundant switcher support. Use OverDrive to concurrently run two Vision switchers to achieve a system with zero single points of failure.

SideSlide - Audio Controller
Standard Vision switcher module with 8 motorized audio faders. • Up to 4 controllers can be used at once. • Uses OverDrive dynamic channel assignment.

SideShot - Custom Control Shot Box
Standard Vision switcher module with 28 programmable button. • Assign switcher custom controls, or automation functions to each button.

.5 MLE Switcher Support
Finally! Support has been added for .5 MLE switchers, with sizes greater than 2MLE. Build an OverDrive system based around a 2.5MLE Vision Octane 3 to meet a budget, or add more power by using a 4.5MLE Octane 8.

Annova OpenMedia Newsroom Interface
Use the included ActiveX control to add OverDrive templates to rundowns. • Publish via the MOS protocol.