e-Asset365

Technical Specifications

Scalability

  • Scalable Media asset management and trans-coding management suite, for multiple client and server structure
  • Supports archives up to PBs containing millions of assets
  • Expandable server architecture allows limitless expansion
  • Trans-coding on a single server or as a server farm with load balancing

Supported formats & containers

  • Supported containers: (MPG, M2P, AVI, F4V, MXF, MXF opla, GXF, MOV, XDCAM, HD422, MP4, TS, WMV, WAV, M4A, P2, Microsoft Smooth Streaming).
  • Supported essences : (Uncompressed, MPEG2, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD100, H.264, AVC-Intra, XAVC, Apple ProRes, IMX, VC-1, PCM, AAC, WMA).
  • Support for proprietary formats via 3rd party components.
  • Supports a wide variety of audio/video, picture, word, excel, pdf and text files
  • Supports transcoding between supported formats
  • Supports multi channel audio
  • Embedded clip editor for easy mark in/out and clip trimming.
  • Supports partial retrieval with optional trans-coding
  • Supports watermarking on video with time code, logo, etc.

Asset Management Benefits

  • Configurable proxy files for network playback
  • METADATA fields include: TITLE, SOURCE, DATE/TIME, COPYRIGHT, KEYWORDS etc.
  • Supports (PWC-Play while capture) playing and editing of growing content, that is still being captured.
  • Flexible bin structure independent from file system
  • Built in Proxy media player fast/slow playback, marker/region definition, video & audio ensure, audio channel selection and mapping
  • Flexible metadata structure that can be customized by user.
  • Many different types of metadata, per requirement
  • Easy Category assignment
  • Multiple search modes, which can be combined :
    • Simple with wildcard and full-text.
    • Supports Linking metadata on both low res/ high res files with data management on LTO
    • Speech to Text search
    • Low res Proxy search
    • Multiple Mark IN/OUT on low res proxy and download high res file
    • Supports Syndication workflow
    • Advanced (custom searches made from specific metadata selected by user)
    • Category based
    • Auto Generation of MEDIA-ID & supports standard file naming conventions
    • Auto Complete, Auto-Indexing of File data, Synonyms, etc.
    • Optional image matching / search image in video
    • Optional web server for accessing MAM over internet
  • Assets can be archived manually, or via dragging into the interface, or via dragging into watch folders (“dynamic bins”)
  • Searches can be assigned to bins (“filter bins”)
  • Metadata can be automatically assigned to imported assets (“template bins”)
  • Different formats and qualities of the assets can be automatically generated and attached to them (“Attachments”)
  • Other video and non-video files can also be attached to the assets (documents, audio files, pictures, subtitle files etc.)

Storage

  • Uses any standard server hardware
  • Uses industry standard database server such as MYSQL /MS SQL/ORACLE Server
  • Support storage such as NAS, SAN, DAS
  • Supports nearline-offline storage systems ranging from single tape drive to enterprise tape libraries
  • All components can be installed on single server, or distributed across multiple servers
  • Archives are organized into Archive Projects: each Project can have the same or different users metadata structure, server, storage
  • Supports different failover and redundancy scenarios both at database, application and storage level
  • Information Lifecycle Management: Can move files between online and nearline storage automatically based on user defined rules.

Integration

  • Supports EDL file for third party editing application like Apple Final Cut Pro®, Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC and GV Edius

Plug-in for newsroom systems

  • Seamless bi-directional integration with NEWSGLOBE/CAPIO
  • Can generate playlists and export to playout servers and automation systems
  • Integration with middleware systems as CMS for WebTV/IPTV platforms
  • Possibility to import assets from third party MAM and databases
  • Import and export of common metadata packs such as Cable Labs, VOD, Dublin Core, OpenArchive, MXF, EXIFF, etc.
  • Automatic Custom metadata import and export over XML

E-ASSET 365 Components and supported OS

  • Clients:
    • E-ASSET 365 Desktop Client : Windows 7, 8, 10
    • E-ASSET 365 MAC Client: Mac OS X, works with Final Cut Pro 6,7,X
    • E-ASSET 365 Web Client: Firefox, Safari, Chrome
  • Server Components
    • Database Server: Microsoft MYSQL, MS SQL 2008, 2012, 2014 Server (all editions. Some features may not work on free versions such as sql express edition)
    • E-ASSET 365 Archive Server: Windows 2008 and 2012 Server, 32/64-bit
    • E-ASSET 365 Process & Web Server: Windows 2008 and 2012 Server, 32/64-bit, IIS 6.0 or above