TermDefinition
AIMAvail / Interstitial Manager. The tool that makes it possible to insert an interstitial into an avail on your station's linear stream.
AvailThe 65-second time period in the linear stream at which a station can traffick its own interstitial. Also known as a time slot or slot.
CampaignA bundle of pods. Learn more
DMADesignated Market Area. A region where the population can receive the same (or similar) media offerings, such as television broadcasts.
DropboxA file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. If you want to use Dropbox with AIM, you must have your own Dropbox account. Learn how to create an account
ElementA building block of a pod. A pod is comprised of multiple elements. Learn more about pods
MSOMultiple System Operator. Operator of multiple cable or direct-broadcast satellite television systems.
PBS AccountA unique PBS profile that allows a user to maintain a singular identity across all PBS ecosystems.
PodThe 65-second video, and its associated metadata, assigned to a slot. Learn more
RuleThe mechanism by which pods are assigned to slots/avails. Learn more
ScheduleThe various views showing all pods and campaigns assigned to the slots/avails. 
SlotInterchangeable with avail. It is the 65-second section of the linear stream when a station can insert its own interstitial content.
SpotIndividual video elements that can be of varying lengths and are used to create your 65-second pod. Spots are interchangeable with element.