Welcome to Focus Onboarding!

Follow the steps below to get up and running with your Focus software.

Let’s activate and set up your new Focus License!


Remember!

• Check your junk mail if you can’t see your activation email in your inbox.

• If the activation isn’t used within 24 hours you will need to get your administrator to resend.

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ACTIVATE ACCOUNT
CREATE NEW USER

Installation & Log In


Remember!

• Download the compatible installation file for your hardware (Mac – .dmg / Windows – .exe)
• Ensure you are using recommended hardware and operating systems
• Don’t forget to connect to the internet to log into your account.
• Unable to log in? Try Manual Licensing

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TABLET MODE

Tag Template


Remember!

• Save changes before closing
• Can’t see the Tag Template in the main Focus view? Simply cross off the pop-out window for it to return.

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CREATING AND MANAGING TAG TEMPLATES
CREATING TAGS
CREATING LABELS
IMAGES, TEXT BOXES & OUTPUTS

Here is one we made earlier…Find ready-made Tag Template examples below

FOOTBALL (SOCCER)
FOOTBALL (SOCCER) LIVE MATCHDAY
RUGBY UNION
RUGBY LEAGUE
BASKETBALL

Start Live Session


• You can download the latest version of Desktop Video from here

• Not seeing a feed from your Blackmagic in Focus? Visit this page to find out why

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CONNECTING CLIENT TO SERVER
ADDING A CHANNEL IN FOCUS SERVER
STARTING A LIVE SESSION
LIVE CAPTURE SET UP CONSIDERATIONS

Create Archive Session


Remember!

• When selecting ‘Move Media’ the selected video file will be cut from the source location and moved into your new Focus Session Package.
• Video format isn’t accepted? Check out list of accepted video formats

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CREATE AN ARCHIVE SESSION

Tagging & Importing Data


Accepted file formats are as follows:

• .xml
• .json
• .sctimeline

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HOW TO TAG
IMPORTING WEARABLE DATA INTO FOCUS
DOWNLOADING AND USING THE FOCUS TAG APP
IMPORTING SYNERGY

Review Sessions

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USING REVIEW SESSIONS
WORKING WITH MULTIPLE SESSIONS

Add / Edit Channels


• Having trouble synchronising multiple angles? Try using Timing Tags

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EDIT CHANNELS

Timeline

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USING THE TIMELINE
SEARCH & FILTER
TIMELINE CLOCK
VIDEO PLAYBACK CONTROLS
SETTING TIMING TAGS

Matrix

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USING THE MATRIX

Presentations


Remember!
• When working with multiple open presentations, to change the ‘Current’ presentation simply click on the star icon in top right hand corner.

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PRESENTATIONS WORKFLOW
PRESENTATION HOTKEYS
PRESENTATIONS FOLDER STRUCTURE

Annotations


Remember!

Some annotation tools have prerequisites. For example;
• For Player Trails to be active the Pitch Perspective must be configured.

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ADDING ANNOTATIONS TO A PRESENTATION

Exporting & Uploading

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UPLOADING FOCUS SESSION TO THE HUB
PRESENTATIONS WORKFLOW