Notch Playback

Notch Playback enables embedded playback in:


Immediate results

Whether you are taking custom crafted content from a content team, or using Pre-made Notch Blocks, Notch Playback gives you instant value.

Portable & Rentable

Playback licenses are loaded on to Codemeter USB dongles, making them transferable between servers / productions and a rentable item*.

Standalone playback

As well as media servers, Notch Playback enables the use of executables exported from Builder Pro. Invaluable for interactive installations or kiosks.

Expanding the live visual experience

Pre-made Blocks

Access multiple packs of effects, covering live video, tracking and generative content. All available for free, to download and use immediately with a Playback License. You can also download source projects as a foundation for your own effects.

Process & Grade Live Video

Notch allows you to work with live video feeds or media server footage. Once the results have been sent back, the media server can use it like any other video – compositing, mapping, outputting to screens or projectors.

Image: ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ – Sarah Rushton-Read / TPR Magazine

Control From Desk or Server

Expose parameters from any nodes in your Notch scene, and control them live from within your media server, on a lighting desk (via ArtNet), or via OSC/web interface.


Bringing extraordinary interactivity without months of coding


Notch Playback supports both depth and RGB feeds from Kinect v1 and v2, whether embedded in a media server or standalone.

OSC / Midi / ArtNet

Notch Playback supports input from OSC, ArtNet and Midi for making dynamic and responsive scenes.

Scripting Engine

Need the extra layer of logic, Notch comes with a Javascript engine for manipulating scenes in real-time.

Tracking Effects

With Notch’s visual effects engine you can track moving performers on stage, including wispy smoke, rivers of water or fire. A great partner to Blacktrax™.

Image: ‘Sky Full Of Stars’ Music video – Pretty Bird, Artisan

Audio Reactive

Equipped with FFT analysis, Notch can make your scenes respond to the live audio feeds.


One tool – multiple canvases

Notch Playback is being used globally to deliver real-time playback in every possible setting, from the bespoke fixed install, to the summer festival tour. For Tour, Fixed Install and VR pricing, contact us.

Live Music

Image: ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ – Sarah Rushton-Read / TPR Magazine


Image: ‘The Beatles Sessions’, Luke Halls Studio


Image: ‘DEX, Stockholm’, BAJT, Mediatec



Pricing to handle what gets thrown at you.

Flexible – Short Term

Your general purpose, go anywhere license

  • Use on unlimited productions & projects

  • Move from job to job with portable USB license

  • Plays back content created with Builder Pro

£2,500 365 days  
£1,200 90 days
£800 30 days  
£RENT per week

Fixed – Long Term

For 12 to 36 month productions / installs.

  • For long-term tours or semi-permanent installs

  • Use on a single, named production / install

  • Discounts for duration and multiple machines

  • Payable by Bank Transfer or Credit Card

Months: 24

Machines: 1

£4,500   £5,000

Fixed – Perpetual

For things that are going to last forever.

  • For fixed installations or permanent productions

  • Permanent stage shows, broadcast studios, houses of worship, building facades, retail experiences, etc.

  • Use on a single, named production / install

  • Discounts for multiple machines

  • Payable by Bank Transfer or Credit Card

Machines: 1


All prices exclude any applicable VAT.

Got a licensing scenario that doesn’t fit in the box? Just get in touch.

For all stages and all screens