NEXT-TT is a hybrid platform operating both with web and desktop data. The Platform overcomes the limitations of the programs using only local or only online resources. It saves user’s time and avoids the inconvenience of switching numerous applications to access various information. NEXT-TT is a powerful binary solution bounding together enterprise trends with common user’s convenience. NEXT-TT can operate on the web and locally. It can access online resources instead of uploading/downloading them first.
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EXECUTOR™ MEDIA INTEGRATOR
EXECUTOR™ Production AIrBox
EXECUTOR™ SYNC MASTER
EXECUTOR™ Channel in a Box SD/HD
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EXECUTOR™ MEDIA INTEGRATOR
Ideal for small and medium TV stations, live production and post production companies, small corporations, private companies, non-profit organizations, educational and public institutions. Efficient, cost-effective and secure, it enables teams to search, share and collate all their media files as video clips, audio assets, and images. Easy to use, easy to administer and easy to integrate into every workflow. EXEcutor Media Integrator is designed to meet the needs and budgets of small to medium businesses, delivering extensive functionality at an attractive price. ЕXEcutor Media Integrator is easy to upgrade. It is a future-proof solution and can grow together with your growing needs – if you need to add more features or modules, it can scale without losing any data and history.
EXECUTOR™ Production AIrBox
For live productions, any changes to the playlist during on-air session are possible! There are no locked clips. Every clip in the playlist can be trimmed or repositioned. Moreover, playout position can be changed on-the-fly with commands like next, jump or shuttle. Such changes are performed seamlessly without stopping current playout session.
One server can be configured with up to four independent players. Each player has separate playlist and playout control. All four SDI interfaces can be assigned as program or preview outputs. Single channel or Multichannel user interfaces are available to streamline the operation.
EXECUTOR™ SYNC MASTER
Suitable for both newcomers and industry professionals in highly demanding positions. With a 25-year legacy behind it, in combination with the very latest trends, it also supports most of the historic and existing subtitling and media protocols, standards, and formats, and is flexible enough to easily be extended with new options. The product line also includes several software licensing levels and options, ranging from entry level SubtitleNext Novice, to SubtitleNext Expert, with brand new groundbreaking SubtitleNext Central launched at IBC2017.
Automatic subtitle transmission controlled by an automation system or by VPS/PDC signal. Can be used for conversion of subtitles into different output formats (DVB/Teletext/Open/CEA-608/CEA-708) in real time
Easy transmits Live or SDI subtitles into Open subtitles, Teletext, DVB subtitles, Closed captions, Streaming, Media archive subtitles. Organizes storage of subtitle files in a secure database
Oracle Communications Order and Service Management
Oracle Supply Chain Planning
Oracle Procurement Cloud
Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution
Content Acquisition Portal
CLEAR™ Digital Lab
CLEAR Operations Cloud
CLEAR Broadcast Cloud
Media Solutions Toolkit
Busby by Squared Paper
Three Media XEN:Pipeline
Evertz Maestro, Insite & VislaLink
IHSE DRACO VARIO KVM EXTENDER
IBM Aspera® Orchestrator
FocalPoint Server (FPS)
Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud
Oracle Communications Order and Service Management
Orchestrate the end-to-end delivery of customer orders for 5G, fiber, and digital services. Manage customer order orchestration across enterprise systems—fulfillment, billing, shipping, and partners—to fulfill customer orders. Manage service and technical order orchestration across provisioning and assurance systems—inventory, activation, fault/performance, and workforce management—to configure and manage customer services on communications networks and service platforms.
Oracle Supply Chain Planning
Oracle Procurement Cloud
Oracle Communications MetaSolv Solution
Enable rapid introduction and efficient delivery of network-based services with a functionally-rich and integrated solution that includes customer care, ordering, workflow, trouble resolution, and service and network inventory management.
Oracle Process Cloud
Drive business agility with Oracle Integration Cloud's process automation for digital transformation. Go from idea to app in minutes - not months - with Robotic Process Automation, Adaptive Case Management, and best next action recommendations. Limit training by embedding your digital innovations directly in SaaS applications and optimize end-to-end operations with real-time insights into business outcomes.
Content Acquisition Portal
Portal serves as a secure entry point for all
media and ancillary files remotely from any
geographical location across the global supply
chain, without the need of a VPN. Once
ingested onto the portal, users can either trigger
further downstream actions manually, or
automate these actions based on business
rules. Powered by Work Order Management, the
solution enables users to perform work orderbased
ingest, assign tasks to relevant
resources/vendors and track the status of all
tasks conveniently through a unified dashboard.
It is equipped with best-in-class tools for content
acquisition operations like file transfers (via
Aspera/Signiant), auto QC (pre-integration with
Baton/Cerify), full QC (pre-integrated with
Adobe® Premiere Pro), content enrichment
(cataloguing/subtitling) and archival. CLEAR’s
Content Acquisition Portal can seamlessly
integrate with other, existing IT systems like
Rights Management, BMS, MAM etc.
CLEAR™ Digital Lab
supply chain, connects the production
ecosystem, and acts as the Media Universe for
secure content operations from content
acquisition through distribution and archiving.
CLEAR Digital Lab brings together the various
stakeholders and suppliers engaged in the
production and post production processes with
supply chain vendors for various tasks, such as
editorial, VFX, post production, sound,
localization, mastering, and downstream
distribution to connect the entire ecosystem.
Built around CLEAR Media ERP’s Primetime
Emmy® award winning DAX® Production Cloud
and Cloud MAM software modules, CLEAR
Digital Lab is well equipped to handle scripted,
unscripted, short form and digital content
genres. It has the capability to handle files of
different resolutions, content types, help review
and collaborate, track jobs and manage media
logistics including distribution of varied content
types across the production supply chain.
CLEAR Operations Cloud
Don't cloud your mind with such worries. Get Cloudified.
With Operations Cloud from CLEARTM, you don't just store and transcode, but perform end-to-end Content Operations on Cloud. It is ready-to-deploy with a wide range of preset robots (TVE, Customer portal, Netflix, YT, DPP) – you enjoy faster time-to-market at lowest costs. All this with pre-defined SLAs and timely counsel.
ONE Cloud software that does everything, including workflow orchestration – now that's liberating!
It's time to virtualize your content supply chain!
CLEAR Broadcast Cloud
We believe MAM systems cannot function in isolation anymore – it has to manage not just content, but all activities across the Broadcast enterprise & ecosystem. However, is it possible with just ONE software? We think so.
With Broadcast Cloud, you have access to a Media ERP Suite that enables workﬂow orchestration across the enterprise, supply chain and partner ecosystems. It provides ONE software on the Cloud for all departments across the enterprise – be it Programming, Legal, Marketing, Syndication, Traffic, Broadcast Operations, Digital, or Promos, along with partner and stakeholder ecosystems. Broadcast Cloud is a one-stop-shop to manage, review, process and publish content across all the platforms and devices of the broadcast universe.
Comprising of Cloud MAM & Operations Cloud modules, Broadcast Cloud is driven by a Hybrid Cloud architecture – you have absolute peace of mind that your content is with you always while the applications run on Cloud – how convenient! No more exclusive dependency on 'on premise applications' – you realize lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). Our aim is to let you focus on what you do best – creating compelling content. Leave the rest to us.
It's time to embrace Digital Transformation!
Media Solutions Toolkit
Sony’s XDCAM air Professional Cloud Service for News Production delivers live streaming and/or file transfer directly from the field and combines this with advanced cloud-based tools to instantly connect your news production team with the day’s hot stories.
Vantage allows content owners, producers, and distributors to quickly, easily, and cost-effectively ingest, edit, package, monetize, quality-check, and distribute their media. It sits above your content and media workflows, orchestrating best-in-class media processing services, on-premises and in the Cloud – to quickly address changing production demands or to test new business concepts. Based on a flexible service-oriented architecture, Vantage is made up of discrete Services, Media Management Tools, and Connectors that combine to create powerful automated workflows – all under unified robust system control. Vantage Services provide media capture, transcoding, metadata processing, and media analysis. Vantage Management Tools provide advanced compositing, assembly and powerful workflow automation. Vantage Connectors enable seamless, API-level integration with third-party systems and our own Vidchecker QC. Vantage offers scalability from simple standalone systems to complex, multi-server systems to meet growing business needs today and well into the future. Running on standard, off-the-shelf server hardware, or best-in-class Telestream Lightspeed® GPU acceleration servers, Vantage provides disaster recovery, and utilizes all of the capabilities of today’s enterprise-level IT infrastructures and best practices. Where cloud deployment is preferable, Vantage can flexibly run in private or public clouds solely, or in addition to your on-premises systems. Vantage utilizes the latest technologies to deliver pristine quality, exceptional processing speeds, plus the industry’s most intelligent and scalable workflow automation system. We offer a broad range of enterprise-class transcoding and workflow solutions based on the Vantage media processing platform to ensure flexibility and scalability to meet your business needs well into the future.
Bare Metal Cloud (BMC)
- Dedicated servers reduce latency by up to 40% vs. virtual machines
- Eliminate “noisy neighbor” effect
- Connect all 60+ bare metal PoPs via Zenlayer’s private backbone
- Directly connect to public clouds such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, etc.
- On demand
- Activate in 10 minutes
- Add bandwidth/IPs as needed
WO On Demand
WO On Demand is a cloud-based, SaaS platform that simplifies management, monetization, and measurement for on-demand audio content, including podcasts. With dynamic server-side ad insertion, robust ad templates, podcast hosting, download/impression/revenue reporting, broadcast-to-podcast functionality, a dynamic RSS engine, and powerful programmatic capabilities, WO On Demand includes everything audio publishers need to drive revenue.
WO On Demand can also be paired with WO Streaming to provide side-by-side management of your digital audio inventory across channels, and with WO Ad eXchange to provide holistic yield optimization across your direct sold and programmatic channels.
dira Medox from CGI is an organisation system for radio production which seamlessly supports all types of cross media delivery. All audio, video, image, and texts can be stored in one place and accessed quickly and easily with an integrated search engine. Furthermore, users can easily edit metadata and compile different types of content into coherent multimedia stories. Medox also has an integrated web browser-based single-track audio editor which allows journalists to work remotely, as well as on platforms that haven’t been supported before. Cloud friendly and service oriented, Medox is designed for multi-site workflows for optimised collaboration between any member of any team, anywhere.
The latest release of Dalet Flex now offers enhanced security capabilities and additional OVP integrations, including Brightcove and JWPlayer plug-ins, as well as custom integrations with Bitmovin and Kaltura, improving OTT preparation and multiplatform distribution workflows to help content owners quickly scale their operations. Dalet Flex will reinforce your business continuity with a hybrid or fully-cloud based content supply chain.
For those involved in delivering content to consumers, the task of providing top quality content has never been more complex and fiercely contested. You have to source the highest quality content from multiple sources preparing it and delivering to many platforms and geographies, on tighter budgets and schedules.
Dalet Flex delivers an open solution that simplifies and streamlines content preparation and video publishing. It can utilize your existing investments in best of breed solutions joining your business together, removing manual tasks that can cause errors and delays, meaning, less cost and complexity, more engagement, and maximum revenue.
The core of Dalet Flex handles the metadata, orchestrates workflows, and collects analytic data. It’s enhanced with native applications that support key parts of the supply chain. Then it adds multiple third-party integrations for extra functionality. You can configure the platform to solve even the most complex or siloed supply chain issues:
- Content Production: Manage, integrate and orchestrate your content pipeline
- Content Distribution: Deliver engaging content to each and every channel
- Intelligent Archive: Use artificial intelligence and automation to increase revenue from your content archive
Flex applications unlock and streamline value chain stages like acquisition with FlexMOVE, asset management with FlexMAM, approval workflows with FlexREVIEW, publishing and syndication capabilities with FlexB2C and, linear and multi-platform delivery. Obtain real-time data from every stage of the production and distribution process with FlexTRACK and gain solid business insights from the platform’s reporting capabilities. And to complement this impressive stack, we work closely with Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, Avid, Oracle Telestream, Interra, AWS, Brightcove and other best-of-breed technology partners to build powerful integrations that seamlessly connect your supply chain.
The flexible open APIs also allow you to develop your own integrations or work with Dalet's Professional Services team to build them.
The result: powerful metadata-driven workflows that move your content through your business seamlessly.
- Boost your speed to market
- Unblock your content supply chain to open up new revenue opportunities
- Configurable and extensible, so it changes with your needs
- Unrivalled custom workflow orchestration
- Powerful asset management and the most sophisticated metadata on the market
- Integrates via public APIs and SDKs
- Reduces manual work so your team can focus on creating engaging campaigns
- Drives down the total cost of ownership
It’s finally easy to onboard new partners, offer new services and deliver new digital viewing experiences. It’s time to really connect with your partners and your consumers. It’s time to change the way you run your media business – with Dalet Flex.
IHSE MULTIVIEW 4K60 COMBINED 4-INPUT KVM SWITCH AND MULTIVIEWER
Based on the same switching and video processing used in its renowned KVM and video matrix switches, the 4K Multiviewer offers single-box switching and display selection of up to four single- or dual-head inputs onto two or four 4K displays.
The multiviewer is designed for installations that require simultaneous interactive control of several computers using keyboard and mouse or other HID devices. Typical applications include broadcast installations and production suites.
- Combined 4:2 KVM switch and flexible multiviewer
- 4:2 KVM switch - 4 inputs, 2 outputs
- 4K60Hz 4:4:4 input and output
- Variety of multiviewing operation modes
- Single-and dual-head operation
- Low latency image transmission
- Combined audio and acoustic alarms
- De-embedding to 8-channel digital and stereo analog audio
- 8-channel digital audio via video interface
- Redundant PSU
- Intuitive shared keyboard and mouse control
- GPIO interface
- USB2.0 support
- Blockable USB2.0 transparent and switching
- SNMP monitoring and reporting
- 1U Rack mount
- Integrates into Draco tera infrastructure
Inputs and outputs are handled at 4K resolution with sub-100ms propagation delay, allowing the Multiviewer to meet the demanding requirements of control and incident rooms in all sectors whilst offering instant interactive control from operators. Outputs are suitable for multi-screen workstation applications as well as multi-window large screen videowalls.
Internal image processing provides display splitting (dual and quadscreen modes) as well as adaptable scaling, tiling and picture-in-picture display.Video synchronisation between input and output channels eliminates image flickering and allows images of greater than 8K and above to be handled and displayed.
A single keyboard and mouse can be used to interact with all source images displayed on an output screen. This reduces the desktop clutter and operator confusion associated with multiple keyboards and mice on a desktop. Simply rolling the mouse over a different source activates that control path.
A simple keyboard GUI control, also derived from the Draco tera KVM control methodology enables user source and preset selection.In addition integrated 8-point GPIO module and IP control enable external switching by network or push-button mechanisms as well as LED indication of active status and sources.
As with all IHSE products, the 4K multiviewer incorporates extensive redundancy and backup features and SNMP options to meet every operational reliability scenario.
A full, simple and collaborative solution that allows the user to coordinate editorial and production teams, manage in-house or external resources and accurately track costs.
Resource and Talent Scheduling
With a simple, intuitive and interactive interface, Teamium will help you wean off spreadsheets. Simply drag and drop, shrink and stretch your selection, for a single item or a group. Once the resources are scheduled, you can instantly notify one or more members for action from within the application.
Planning & Budgeting
Simplify your task with all the resources you need with your cost and pricing rules. Teamium allows you to build complex multi-variable rate cards for resources and customer specific pricing rules into the system. The interactive tool then allows you to quickly achieve your desired budget. Once the project is green-lighted, the information is automatically saved into a functional work order so you can start scheduling resources.
Whether it is keeping a record of maintenance schedule for a camera or leave management for an employee or availability of a freelancer, Teamium handles it all. Teamium lets you import data from your company systems using our open API. Teamium also supports barcode integration and RFID.
User-defined Business Processes
Increase your team engagement and participation with configurable push notifications, approvals with e-signatures, group chats, task assignments for instant communication. Keep all stakeholders with up to the minute information for making decisions and getting things done. With Teamium’s user-friendly workflow builder, create robust, work processes focused on optimizing your activities tailored to your business rules.
Get benefits from Teamium® in the Cloud, without actually having to install any software, but rather through a simple subscription to the relevant package.
Teamium®, as a scalable and flexible solution, connects you on any devices, and allow you to manage your production from your home or office or on the go.
The following licensing models are available:
- perpetual license with a maintenance contract
- rental license
Busby by Squared Paper
- monitoring hardware
- software and applications
- workflow orchestration of any complexity
- event recording for SLA reporting and later analysis
- controlling external devices and services
- media manipulation and delivery.
Busby Core Modules
- Configuration, authentication, presentation
- Workflow tools
- Resource scheduling and analysis
- Device control
- Alarms and monitoring
- Dashboards and reporting
Three parts of Busby
- Busby Configuration
- Selector (presentation of the current configuration)
- Busby Admin (an overview of the Busby system status)
- Centralized user interface for managing the configuration of your Busby system
- Allows configuration of all available services
- Versioning available for rollback to a previous state
- Core system settings
- Various levels of deployments can be assigned to multiple machines or hosts
- All services can be configured through a simple form
- Drivers for connecting to numerous third-party hardware/ software devices
Busby Configuration • Workflows
- Manual steps allow the Busby user to interact with the workflow directly
- Automatic steps might be an action performed on an asset like transcoding or the compilation of a report/schedule
- Multiple paths can be easily created in a workflow by adding ports
- Scripts can be added at any point in a workflow. Written in modern scripting languages and utilising built in libraries, frameworks and functions
Busby Configuration • Boards
- To present a workflow in a meaningful way we use boards.
- They allow for ultimate flexibility when deciding on the what workflow steps should be included and in what order.
Selector • Boards
- Allows for the presentation of a workflow where each vertical strip corresponds with a step in the workflow.
- Each separate job is represented as a card in a column. Behind the scenes a record is kept of the jobs progress and varying ‘states’ as it travels through the workflow.
- ‘Info-block’ metadata can be attached to jobs at any point
- Each board is customisable for different user groups
Selector • User Interfaces
- Other user interfaces are available
- Each can be displayed depending on the users' access permissions.
- Screens can also be tailored to display different parts of a workflow depending on the users’ requirements
New features…Some of our latest work includes:
- Creation of a Resource scheduling and diary modules
- OTT/TX chain overview user interface
- Multi-site connections using secure zone trunking
- Additional connectors to third-party system and services
Eliminate tools, increase productivity and collaborate using Cirkus
Schedule, assign and manage projects
Bring clarity to your plans, and task ownership to your team
Collaborate with anyone
Coordinate resources, collaborate and share files in one central hub
Create custom templates
Reuse your successful workflows and instantly improve efficiency
Industry leading Management Tools for your Media Business
Serving clients across production, post-production, broadcasting, equipment rental, agency, and education
Organize and track project resources, plan and control the project lifecycle, and manage day-to-day tasks. farmerswife exists to simplify your work
Expert global multilingual team will help you all the way from implementation to day-to-day support
Powerful Resource Scheduling developed from 21 years of deep experience of client needs
Simple to use for all employees from management to creatives
Real time updates whether in the office, work from home or on the road
Unlimited resources, including people, rooms, desks, equipment
Assign and manage projects across your entire team Track your production costs from start to finish and everything in between
Work on Team Tasks using a powerful set of mobile tools
Coordinate resources, communicate and share files in one central hub
Instantly improve efficiency with custom workflows & templates
OOONA Integrated is a cloud-based system for the seamless management of localization, translation and captioning workflows in a user-centric approach.
Designed for localization service providers, OOONA Integrated uses current web and database technologies to provide an intuitive and easy-to-use system. With integrated financial tools, project dashboards and internal message system, OOONA Integrated offers instant and full visibility of the entire localization workflow, thus hugely reducing the scope for human error and eliminating duplication of effort.
In an industry in which there are constant and immovable deadlines, managers are offered peace of mind by having instant access to up-to-the-minute information about all processes, including task status and profit and loss analysis.
Everyone in the localization workflow, from the operations staff to the translators and the financial management team, is able to benefit from OOONA Integrated inherent time-saving capabilities. With OOONA Integrated, different levels of access can be allowed to company staff and end clients. As a cloud-based management tool, OOONA Integrated is easily accessible to users in any location and complemented with a suite of high-end web-based production tools, the OOONA Tools.
IHSE DRACO TERA FLEX KVM SWITCH
Freely configurable devices
The Draco tera flex is available in three housing variants (1, 2 and 4 U) with between 16 and 160 ports. All ports can be used flexibly as inputs or outputs. 8-port expansion modules can be mixed between Cat and fiber optic types, with either 1 Gbit/s or 3 Gbit/s bandwidth; thus almost all customer-specific requirements can be achieved. The Draco tera flex is equipped with integrated power supply and redundant network connection as standard.
Scalable and future-proof
The modular structure permits simple interchange of individual components and prepares for future expansion. The Draco tera flex series is fully compatible with all Draco extenders and Draco tera KVM switches. It is ideal for cost-effective expansion of an existing Draco tera enterprise system or as an upgrade to existing Draco tera compact installations.
- High-density KVM-Matrix platform
- Cat X, Fiber and Hybrid 1G/3G models
- Scales from 16-Port (1RU) to 160-Port (4RU)
- Custom design for highest flexibility
- Enterprise feature set (SSL, Dual NIC, SNMPv3)
- Field-expandable / repairable
- Supports complete Draco extender line
- Options with integrated Grid interface
- Multilingual OSD support
- Offline configuration
- Automated 3rd party playlist ingest into the AutoPlay enterprise media workflow system
- Separate import settings for each source folder
- Comprehensive playlist format support
- Automatic creation of new AutoPlay MAM objects if none existed previously
- Configurable autoupdate of existing AutoPlay playlists when importing new versions – including playlists currently set on-air
BPM4Media is a solution oriented towards managing business processes in the M&E industry, unifying its many audiovisual production systems around a business standpoint, and consequently it integrates agnostic applications. This way the entire lifecycle of audiovisual content can be administered.
BPM4Media orchestrates manual tasks to help operators manage their tasks and integrates them with automated tasks common to the industry (transcoders, QC, MAM, BMS, video servers, automations, etc...) What’s more, traceability is employed in all actions, guaranteeing the security of these operations.
BLAM Blue Lucy Automation for Media is the PaaS production & Content Supply Chain Management Solution for the Media Industry
Designed to meet the complex content production and delivery requirements for the multiplatform age BLAM combines media management, workflow orchestration & operational task management in a single solution.
Three Media XEN:Pipeline
Sitting at the heart of operations, its automated workflows and business processes are designed to discover, transform, curate and manage your metadata and content throughout its lifecycle, from concept through to distribution.
Evertz Maestro, Insite & VislaLink
VistaLink Network Management System
PHASE - Serving the Brazilian Television Market Successfully since 1980
MEDIAGENIX started out in 1992 helping a commercial channel move away from Excel sheets and handwritten programme schedules. After decades of co-creation with an ever growing international customer community, MEDIAGENIX rank among the top of tech vendors in the international media industry, serving customers in Europe, the Middle East, the United States, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. Customers include public and commercial radio and TV stations, on-demand platforms, OTT streamers, telcos and their service providers.
Optimally exploit your content on any VOD services Driven by rights. Fully verified. Completely integrated with multiformat workflow management. Catch-up & preview services driven from the linear schedules.
Manage smart linear channels end to end Integrated workflows, from budget plan to fully crafted playlists. Automatically in line with rights,regulations, business rules, branding and marketing targets. Use the same toolset for your VOD operations.
Don’t leave money on the table Exploit your rights to the full. Always know the value of stock and schedule, and your ROI. Manage your commercial inventory.
Streamline the material workflow Manage and monitor the workflows for both VOD and Linear publication.
Integrate, automate & future-proof media operations Integrate with standard interfaces or with the toolkit to create your own REST API calls. Set up workflows across departments and systems.
Hit the targets and report on everything Calculate and report on statistics, quota values, financial information, content and all other kinds of information.
Effortlessly stay within legal boundaries Always be sure your scheduling is in compliance with parental ratings, and observes licence conditions and government regulations.
Build your audience Schedule promotions — automatically, manually or combined — based on ratings and targets.
Orchestration is now resource aware
Create file based workflows and let your tools work together. Make sure your resource will stay focus on priorities. Scale them only when dead lines get too close for your nerves.
Access a powerful orchestration tool whose cost is adapted to your activity :
Carrick-Flow orchestration tool allows companies to optimize and rationalize the handling (transform, check, move, ...) and storage of video files. It allows them to fully operate the company's existing infrastructures by using all types of paid or open-source products.
Without modifying user workflows, Carrick-Flow can dynamically integrate and bring to your door any cloud resource and its infinite potential while controlling costs and uses.
For a comprehensive processing, specific features include virtual farms of heterogenous resources, peak activity detection and anticipation, fine task prioritization management and update and smooth support and error recovery modules.
A complementary specific module called Carrick-Stor will allow companies to enhance their storage policies by using multiple storage as a unified cross-tier storage ecosystem. Policies can mix multi-site systems, on prem' and cloud storage and business-related rules.
Local, cloud and hybrid workflows : Cloud capabilities offer many opportunities and Carrick-Flow was designed for these. Managing activity peak is also one of the key functionalities. A dedicated module allows the detection of future overloads based on deadlines and estimated processing times. Cloud resources can be dynamically activated and will handle some of the tasks without modifying user workflows. Cloud ressources are then automatically disactivated once peak activity is passed.
Virtual farms : If you host heterogeneous dedicated equipment such as several transcoding farms with different brands or version, Carrick-Flow allows pooling and sharing so you can gradually eliminate the silos. Processing more with less resources is one of the key objectives of Carrick-Flow! Mutualizing resources is a worthy goal provided that each user can be guaranteed the resources he needs to manage his emergencies. Carrick-Flow is equipped with a priority engine able to ensure that at all times a launched task is the one with highest priority. To share ressources, you have to adapt to all the players. Carrick-Flow exposes open interfaces at all levels so that each tool can be interfaced at the best level regarding its operationnal process.
Storage: The Carrick-Store module provides an abstraction layer for archiving and unarchiving processes. It provides a unified repository of the storage content within the enterprise of all local and cloud storage. As if an HSM would have become matrix, Carrick-StoR handles files securing, manage their life cycle and their integrity across multiple heterogeneous storage systems. Archiving and redundancy policies may be related to the intrinsic characteristics of the files or be linked with customer-specific editorial metadata. Based on the processing capabilities of Carrick-Flow, it allows limitless indexing and migrating of storage while preserving the bandwidth necessary for the business to go on.
Independancy: Carrick-Flow claims its independence from MAM suppliers and from media manipulation tools: storage, transcoders, transfer… But independence is not an end in itself. It creates value only if it brings real freedom! Carrick-Flow offers you teh freedom: - To fully integrate and exploit the existing resource base - To change tools, to let cohabit different generations of tools, - To try, compare and finally change again…
Scalability: Carrick-Flow has been designed to be virtually insensitive to load peaks. Media manipulation infrastructure may not deal fast enough with everything that needs to be done, but Carrick-Flow will not be affected. It continues to store and unstack the orders, always executing the ones with most priority, without saturating the resources, without being affected by the volume to be processed... In the event of a major infrastructure outage, Carrick-Flow resumes where it stopped, with no loss of performance due to the unusual number of tasks or workflows to relaunch. All Carrick-Flow components are designed to allow easy load distribution without a single SPOF.
SaaS billing: With Carrick-Flow there is no upfront license to buy: you pay when you use it. The subscription is based on the components of your ecosystem. No license and no commitment on volumes. Your needs increase, your costs follow, your needs decrease, your costs adapt.
The consumption of content continues to accelerate on an upwards path and the need to efficiently acquire, manage and deliver across the entire content supply chain becomes ever more compelling.
To achieve optimum performance we need to consider following a digital transformation strategy that builds on the four pillars of the content supply chain:
- Content – in all its forms, digital and physical, video, audio, graphics, captions, subtitles, scripts and documents, as well as all the associated and additional metadata
- Workflow – Nothing happens to content without direction, as simple or complex as needed. Business processes, logic and decisions must be performed to create cohesive and efficient workflows, taking into account both manual, and the increasing amount of automated tasks
- Resources – Workflows don’t happen without somebody or something managing and orchestrating them, whether it be a person and/or technology
- Analytics – How do you know how well your operation is running and that you’ve implemented efficient working practices? Analytics. Being able to measure and manage the business across the above 3 pillars enables an organisation to automate elasticity in resource utilisation, to understand the metrics of its operation, how efficient they are and ultimately how the bottom line is affected by them.
Undertaking a strategy that creates tight integration of all 4 pillars will deliver significant benefits to the organisation. Maximising the benefit requires the implementation of an agile and flexible content supply chain solution, so implementing a business solution, such as Mediaflex-UMS (Unified Media Services), that embraces all 4 pillars will ultimately lead to a significantly more efficient operation.
From its concept, Mediaflex-UMS has been designed to integrate these 4 pillars and place clients in control of their content, metadata and the business processes across their content supply chains. Equally as important, it was designed to place our customers in control of the Mediaflex-UMS platform.
So often organisations find out the hard way that the implementation of a new system requires them to go back to the vendor and/or rely on technology experts to modify the code to cater for new business processes, or modify existing ones, as the business changes. This often leads to the question “Do I build or buy?”.
With Mediaflex-UMS you get the best of both worlds: buying a system that allows authorised personnel to use the tool-sets built into the system to design, modify and configure it to meet the ever-changing demands of the business as the consumption of media continues to change.
Fully integrated with AWS Elemental MediaConnect, MediaLive and MediaPackage, M2A CONNECT delivers the peace of mind that comes with M2A Operations' best-in-class 24/7 support. Setting up and securing events, enabling last-minute changes and eyes-on-glass monitoring are all covered in the M2A CONNECT managed service, assuring faultless end to end transmission.
We're continually updating useful features to M2A Connect including integrating M2A Capture to output live video streams to AWS S3 storage for VOD, archive or regulatory compliance. Additionally, we've developed Cloud Frame Rate Converter alongside InSync Technology and Hiscale, allowing you to convert live feeds between frame rates using market leading, motion-compensated technology.
Connect is fully provisioned to manage workflows for over 100 platforms, which means every step can be handled within our platform, from ingest to delivery. End-to-end supply chain workflows can be completely automated with AI-driven microservices within Connect.
FrameDNA™ is an AI image recognition tool within Connect that scans multiple versions of content, identifies the frames that are similar and different, and automatically deduplicates the versions, allowing users to consolidate multiple versions into lightweight, nimble IMF packages. By running their content libraries through FrameDNA, companies have been able to reduce their overall storage footprints by an average of 70%. In addition, their titles are now ready to be rendered out in any localized or conformed version quickly and efficiently for global distribution to any platform endpoint.
FrameDNA works in tandem with Deep Analysis, a media probing tool within Connect that rapidly analyzes video files, identifies various elements, including scene changes, color bars, blacks, texted scenes, slates, and essences, and displays them on a graphical timeline view without the user having to watch the file back. For a 54-minute 2K HD ProRes show, this process happens in about 10 mins--that's a time savings of 80%. Deep Analysis can also detect when subtitles overlap with on-screen text. The push to bring legacy libraries into global streaming services requires language/caption support in 26+ versions. All major streaming services immediately reject a show if there’s an issue with caption/texted scene overlap. The quality assurance task once only performed by humans is now fully automated with Deep Analysis. It can detect instances of timed text/texted scene overlap with around 40% more accuracy and 80% faster than manual QC methods.
Connect affords studios and post houses maximum flexibility under their control. Companies can choose the model that works for them--SaaS or PaaS-- and use our modular framework to select only the components of the platform that they need. They don't have to build an entirely new supply chain from scratch to take advantage of the benefits. Connect seamlessly integrates with existing partners and systems via a fully accessible API.
VIA Live allows you to manage linear and event based live streams, automating the creation of VOD assets for distribution to OTT platforms and multimedia services. This significantly reduces the amount of manual work, making the process more efficient and cost effective.By combining the broadcasters' channels and electronic program guide (EPG) data, VIA Live is a one stop shop for channel planning and monitoring. Monitor inbound live feeds on a streamlined timeline, and use imported EPGs as a basis for program creation, complete with content ingest and scheduling.
Founded in 1846, the Associated Press today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats. Following the success of ENPS, more recently we launched cloud-hosted AP Playbook, an editorial planning solution to manage tasks and assignments and to plan coverage across many different output channels. Originally conceived for the AP’s own newsteams, Playbook has been used for two years by all AP’s 1000+ journalists in over 250 locations around the world. Filter and display planned news coverage by newsroom, channel, platform, category, journalist in real time. Maximise your newsroom activity by giving journalists access to the system via the Playbook app. A growing number of news organisations – broadcasters, publishers, print titles – are turning to AP Playbook.
Limecraft Flow is used for sharing and approving dailies and rushes, logging and pre-cutting, and it manages the complete workflow through the different stages in post-production. It uses AI to automatically create same language subtitles for accessibility and translated subtitles for localisation of content. Eventually it is used as well for verification dispatching of the masters.
Business Process Management (BPM) systems increase productivity, help detecting and managing bottlenecks, orchestrate and automate business processes and improve the integration of different systems and departments. Thanks to this software, audiovisual companies gain simplicity and efficiency, focusing on getting their operation close to the business. BPM tools are designed to improve company’s performance through the identification, design, execution, monitoring, control and analysis of every business process implemented by an organization. this systems help them automate and organize repetitive tasks and processes, freeing resources that can be reallocated to more creative tasks.
VSNExplorer BPM is VSN’s solution in this field, designed to offer all the necessary tools for business process management on any company or group of companies. With advanced features to have full control over workflows and actions, task assignment to users depending on the daily needs, total flexibility for being adapted and integrated with any system, VSNexplorer BPM helps companies to increase productivity from the very first day.
VSNExplorer BPM provides companies with the necessary tools to obtain better results and improve its performance creating Business Processes (BPs) adapted to their needs, integrating with both VSN and third-party solutions. VSNExplorer BPM enable the creation of synergies between different systems and users. Starting with a Processes Consultancy, and bearing in mind the specific needs of each company, VSN professionals, together with the customer, will orchestrate the different BPs that will automate and organize the different tasks and workflows concerning service, product or content production.
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