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The smartest cue-based show controller plugin for Q-SYS™

Ottomater is a cue-based show controller plugin for Q-SYS™. The ease of programming and flexibility is ideal for both operator-controlled live  performances and automated shows. With a simple, logical approach to building cues and firing commands, Ottomater is the smartest show control plugin out there for the QSC® Q-SYS™ ecosystem.

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Build a Simple Show

A complete walkthrough of your first show in Ottomater. Follow along as we build everything from scratch, including a UCI for Direct Cues. 

Properties, Settings, and Fundamentals

The installation and initial setup of Ottomater. Follow along as we explain terminology and fundamentals, and introduce you to Ottomater's workflow.

Ottomater is a powerful tool and can be intimidating to a new user, even one familiar with cue-based show control.

To that end, we've created a series of introductory videos to help you get started creating shows in Ottomater.

Getting Started

The smartest cue-based show controller plugin for Q-SYS™

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Ottomater UCI - Forward Thinking Designs

Ottomater is a cue-based show controller plugin for Q-SYS™. The ease of programming and flexibility is ideal for both operator-controlled live performances and automated shows. With a simple, logical approach to building cues and firing commands, Ottomater is the smartest show control plugin out there for the QSC® Q-SYS™ ecosystem.

Getting Started

Ottomater is a powerful tool and can be intimidating to a new user, even one familiar with cue-based show control.

To that end, we've created a series of introductory videos to help you get started creating shows in Ottomater:

Properties, Settings, and Fundamentals

The installation and initial setup of Ottomater. Follow along as we explain terminology and fundamentals, and introduce you to Ottomater's workflow.

Build a Simple Show

A complete walkthrough of your first show in Ottomater. Follow along as we build everything from scratch, including a UCI for Direct Cues. 

Features

Timecode Support

Ottomater supports SMPTE timecode in seconds, timecode, or time of day, or can be run without clock automation. Multiple frame-rate options are available to support a variety of systems.

Ottomater Timecode Support - Forward Thinking Designs
Ottomater Direct Cues - Forward Thinking Designs

Direct Cues

Fire Cues directly from the Cue List without regard for sequence. Commonly used for improvisation or contingency cues.

Show File Output

Ottomater generates JSON data for your show, which can be copied and pasted between Ottomater instances or saved via a text editor.

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$425

Satellite Office

1 S. Fair Oakes Ave Suite 2o7

Pasadena, CA 91105

1-800-484-0383

info@forwardthinkingdesigns.com

Main Office

2910 Maguire Road Suite 2008

Ocoee, FL 34761

(407) 850-8093

info@forwardthinkingdesigns.com

System Requirements

Q-SYS Core running Q-SYS v8.0 or later. Cores running Q-SYS v9.0 or later require Ottomater to be updated to v2.2.0.

Properties, Settings, and Fundamentals

The installation and initial setup of Ottomater. Follow along as we explain terminology and fundamentals, and introduce you to Ottomater's workflow.

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Ottomater Show File - Forward Thinking Designs

Show File Output

Ottomater generates JSON data for your show, which can be copied and pasted between Ottomater instances or saved via a text editor.

Ottomater Direct Cues - Forward Thinking Designs

Direct Cues

Fire Cues directly from the Cue List without regard for sequence. Commonly used for improvisation or contingency cues.

Timecode Support

Ottomater supports SMPTE timecode in seconds, timecode, or time of day, or can be run without clock automation. Multiple framerate options are available to support a variety of systems.

Ottomater Timecode Support - Forward Thinking Designs

Features

$425

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System Requirements

Q-SYS Core running Q-SYS v8.0 or later. Cores running Q-SYS v9.0 or later require Ottomater to be updated to v2.2.0.

Main Office

2910 Maguire Road Suite 2008

Ocoee, FL 34761

(407) 850-8093

Satellite Office

1 S. Fair Oakes Ave Suite 207

Pasadena, CA 91105

1-800-484-0383

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Main Office

2910 Maguire Road

Suite 2008

Ocoee, FL 34761

1-407-850-8093

info@forwardthinkingdesigns.com

Satellite Office

1 South Fair Oaks Avenue

Suite 207

Pasadena, CA 91105

1-800-484-0383

info@forwardthinkingdesigns.com

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