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Digital Nirvana Launches MetadatorIQ for Automatic Generation of Intelligent Metadata Posted: 20/05/2020
Digital Nirvana Launches MetadatorIQ for Automatic Generation of Intelligent Metadata

Digital Nirvana today introduced MetadatorIQ — the latest generation of the company's secure, scalable platform for automating metadata creation in preproduction, production, and live content workflows. Optimized for Avid MediaCentral | Production Management assets, MetadatorIQ is a hybrid on-premises/SaaS application that applies advanced machine learning and AI-based content analysis to accelerate metadata creation and shorten content delivery cycles.

 

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IPV CuratorNow powers remote video production for Trailer Park Group Posted: 01/04/2020
IPV and rsquo;s CuratorNow powers remote video production for Trailer Park Group

Trailer Park Group, the award-winning global entertainment marketing company, which counts many of the world’s most prestigious and successful companies, brands, media properties and film franchises among its clients, is the newest customer of IPV and will be using its latest release—CuratorNow—to allow their editors and producers to continue to produce video from home. IPV is delighted to welcome them aboard.

As global events force a change in the way people have to work, CuratorNow gives Trailer Park Group the functionality they need to seamlessly continue to produce secure, high-level content for their clients at full capacity from home.

IPV CEO Mark Fagan said, “As the world headed into temporary lockdown, Trailer Park Group realised that they needed a robust solution to enable their editorial team to continue to deliver new material for their clients under these unprecedented circumstances.

“The nature of their work required a rapid deployment solution that would both scale to meet their urgent needs but also give major studios the assurance that their content was secure even in the current, highly disruptive environment.”

Trailer Park Group CEO, Rick Eiserman, said, “Video editing brings a unique set of challenges to working from home so finding a robust, cloud editing solution was absolutely critical for Trailer Park Group. With over 300 creatives working on projects for the world’s top media and entertainment clients, we required a state-of-the-art product that both we and our clients can trust.

Tags: IPV | Curator | CuratorNow | Media Asset Management | MAM | Collaborative Cloud | Remote Editing | Video Editing | Video Production | Ingest | Metadata | Adobe Premiere Pro | Media Workflows | Trailer Park Group | Movie Trailers
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IPV Names Highly Experienced Broadcast Media Leader Philip McDanell as Chairman Posted: 23/03/2020
IPV Names Highly Experienced Broadcast Media Leader Philip McDanell as Chairman

Industry leading media asset management software provider IPV today announced the appointment of Philip McDanell as Chairman of the Board.

McDanell is a highly knowledgeable executive director with extensive experience in the media and technology sector, having held senior board positions at MTV, Chrysalis Group, and most recently Peach, formerly Group IMD, where he helped devise and execute the company’s global business strategy, growing the business value from £14m to £100m.

McDanell said, “I am excited to be joining IPV at this interesting stage of its growth. IPV’s Curator platform is without doubt one of the best products that I have seen. I am particularly pleased that IPV has just launched CuratorNow to help the broadcast industry address the present market difficulties by enabling editors to work remotely on frame accurate proxy videos.”

Available immediately and deployable in days, CuratorNow fast-tracks the ability of creatives to work from any location, including their home, with just basic Wi-Fi for project collaboration using the core tools of Curator, IPV’s proven flagship video content management platform, allowing for simple scalability and an easy upgrade path.

IPV CEO Mark Fagan said, “Philip brings highly relevant experience to IPV, especially from his most recent position at Peach during which time the business expanded from a UK-centric business to operating in more than 40 countries after having transitioned from original legacy software to a world-beating cloud platform.

“We are currently in a similar position with the expansion of our Curator platform to include the remote operation benefits of CuratorNow and very much look forward to gaining from Philip’s expertise at a corporate level, as well as the demonstrable benefits that will naturally accrue to our customers, existing and new, worldwide.”

McDanell’s appointment is effective immediately.

Tags: IPV | Appointment | Chairman | Philip McDanell | Curator | CuratorNow | Media Asset Management | MAM | Collaborative Cloud | Remote Editing | Video Editing | Video Production | Ingest | Metadata | Adobe Premiere Pro | Media Workflows
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CuratorNow Launches to Quickly Enable Remote, Collaborative Cloud Video Production Posted: 16/03/2020
CuratorNow Launches to Quickly Enable Remote, Collaborative Cloud Video Production

World leaders in Media Asset Management software, IPV, today announced the immediate launch of “CuratorNow”, a private cloud, remote editing studio for professional video editors and producers to continue to create the content their businesses’ need from home, or indeed anywhere else as global events force changes in the way people have to work.

Able to be deployed in days, CuratorNow fast-tracks the ability of creatives to work from any location, including their home, with just basic Wi-Fi for project collaboration using the core tools of Curator, IPV’s proven flagship Media Asset Management platform, allowing for simple scalability and an easy upgrade path.

IPV CEO, Mark Fagan, said, “Curator has demonstrated capability to support complex media workflows across teams and organisations, around the world. CuratorNow, a rapid-deployment version, delivered through private cloud to ensure data ownership is retained by the user, will give enterprise grade video projects the continuity they need by supporting remote, collaborative working and ensure that video projects stay highly organised irrespective of user locations.”

CuratorNow quickly enables media managers to ingest hi-res video and log crucial technical metadata; the ability to easily search and find assets remotely; to edit with frame-accurate proxies using 98% less bandwidth than the hi-res files; to collaborate seamlessly on Adobe Premiere Pro projects and to conform completed content back to hi-res, all delivered through highly secure private cloud.

Fagan adds, “To collaborate quickly and effectively, video teams need, and expect an intuitive user experience. As Curator has been developed specifically for video professionals, CuratorNow benefits from both its best-in-class UI and best-practice media workflows making it incredibly easy to use and ready to go immediately requiring no configuration.”

CuratorNow is available now!

Tags: IPV | Curator | CuratorNow | Media Asset Management | MAM | Collaborative Cloud | Remote Editing | Video Editing | Video Production | Ingest | Metadata | Adobe Premiere Pro | Media Workflows
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Digital Nirvana Offers Broadcasters a Smooth Migration Path in Advance of Volicon Observer End-of-Support Date Posted: 21/02/2020
Digital Nirvana Offers Broadcasters a Smooth Migration Path in Advance of Volicon Observer End-of-Support Date

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media-monitoring and metadata generation services, is leveraging its uniquely robust MonitorIQ broadcast monitoring and compliance logging platform and the company's wealth of solution-specific expertise to enable a seamless migration path for users of the Volicon Observer broadcast monitoring and compliance product. The Volicon system will reach its end-of-support date this coming June.

"I and many of my colleagues at Digital Nirvana contributed to development and refinement of the Observer feature sets that broadcasters know so well today," said Keith DesRosiers, director of sales solutions at Digital Nirvana. "We know the Observer product inside and out, and we've built on that knowledge and experience to design and deliver new forward-looking solutions with which broadcasters can gain greater insight into aired content — and derive greater value from that content. MonitorIQ goes beyond regulatory and compliance requirements, giving broadcasters access to valuable next-generation tools for content processing and analysis."

Tags: Digital Nirvana | Volicon Observer | 2020 NAB Show | media monitoring | metadata generation | MonitorIQ | compliance logging | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
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Baselight helps to polish Uncut Gems Posted: 14/01/2020
Baselight helps to polish Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems is the latest movie from directing duo, the Safdie Brothers. The movie tells the story of a charismatic New York City jeweller and gambler (Adam Sandler), and is set in the diamond industry of New York. So it is appropriate that the colour palette was created at The Mill NY by colourist and director of DI, Damien Van Der Cruyssen.

Van Der Cruyssen collaborated closely with cinematographer Darius Khondji, as well as the Safdie Brothers, all of whom he had worked with previously on the Jay-Z video for Mercy Me. “At that point I got a good understanding of their relationships and how I could fit into the equation.”

Visually, Uncut Gems has a classic New York City look, but with a modern twist. “The Diamond District hasn’t changed much over the last forty years, so it automatically had that 70’s ‘noir’ feel,” commented Van Der Cruyssen. “But we wanted to break away from the steely, gritty New York to a more real-life aesthetic – less forced and contrived.”

Around half of the movie was shot on 35mm film to give it a more natural look, which meant Van Der Cruyssen had to treat the digital footage to match. “Marrying the film footage with the digital scenes was quite challenging,” he explained. “So I asked the crew to shoot some grain elements that could be overlaid in Baselight and adjusted per scene.”

 

Tags: FilmLight | Baselight | Uncut Gems | Safdie Brothers | Adam Sandler | The Mill NY | colourist | Damien van der Cruyssen | Darius Khondji | Diamond District | New York City | BLG metadata workflow | colour grading | Netflix | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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The future is video: IPV secures and pound;4m investment to accelerate global growth Posted: 06/12/2019
The future is video: IPV secures and pound;4m investment to accelerate global growth

Media asset management software provider IPV has confirmed details of new growth capital that will enable it to further expand the global reach of its acclaimed MAM product, Curator. The £4m Series A round was led by SME-focused venture capital firm Mobeus Equity Partners, with additional ongoing finance secured from Calculus Capital.

Mark Fagan, IPV CEO said, “Multiple industries are rapidly expanding their use of video but are facing significant challenges during the content creation process. Curator makes it easy to remotely edit, collaborate and publish high quality video content – enabling customers to ensure consistency of messaging and sustained audience growth via digital, online and mobile platforms.”

This capital will enable IPV to deliver the benefits of Curator to an even wider audience, expanding into areas of digital marketing, customer experience and enterprise video management.

Tags: IPV | Media Asset Management | MAM | VAM | PAM | Curator | Video Content | Video Production | Metadata Video Asset Management | Venture Capital | Investment | Mobeus Equity Partners | Calculus Capital
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Digital Nirvanas New MonitorIQ 6.1 Enhances Ad Insertion, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Posted: 05/12/2019
Digital Nirvanas New MonitorIQ 6.1 Enhances Ad Insertion, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced new enhancements within MonitorIQ 6.1, the company's next-generation broadcast monitoring and compliance logging platform. A new Digital Program Monitoring application in MonitorIQ 6.1 gives users unprecedented visibility into SCTE 35/104 messages for more effective resolution of digital program insertion (DPI) issues and better control over advertising insertions in a variety of streaming environments.

"MonitorIQ 6.1 incorporates powerful new features and capabilities that take compliance monitoring and advertising optimization to a new level," said Russell Wise, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Digital Nirvana. "The platform's new Digital Program Monitoring application simplifies the monitoring of content and SCTE 104/35-based metadata to ensure DPI messages were inserted correctly. We monitor the presence of markers that allow the ad to be inserted, which provides our users better control in existing and new streaming environments. Thanks to these and other enhancements in MonitorIQ 6.1, broadcasters are better prepared than ever to identify, resolve, and document critical issues and, in turn, meet their regulatory, compliance, licensing, and advertising requirements."

Tags: Digital Nirvana | MonitorIQ 6.1 | Ad Insertion | metadata generation | Digital Program Monitoring | SCTE 35/104 | digital program insertion
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Leader Electronics ZEN Series Supports Sonys SR Live Metadata Decode and Display as a Standard Function Posted: 11/10/2019
Leader Electronics ZEN Series Supports Sonys SR Live Metadata Decode and Display as a Standard Function

Leader Electronics Corporation, a global producer of high-performance test and measurement solutions, has enhanced its ZEN series waveform monitors and rasterizers with the ability to decode and display the SR Live Metadata packet proposed by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions. The packet structure supports Sony's SR Live for HDR production workflow, which allows 4K HDR and HD HDR video to be produced simultaneously within an HD SDR live-production environment.

Tags: Leader Electronics Corporation | ZEN Series | Sony SR Live | Metadata Decode | waveform rasterizer | HDR | SDR
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Digital Nirvana Introduces Trance Posted: 11/10/2019
Digital Nirvana Introduces Trance

Digital Nirvana, a provider of next-generation media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today introduced Trance — an enterprise-level, cloud-based closed captioning and metadata enhancement solution. Through features such as cloud-based architecture, an integrated and automated speech-to-text (STT) engine, and an easy-to-use interface, Trance brings significant new efficiencies to captioning and subtitling workflows.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | Trance Closed Captioning | Metadata Enhancement | Broadcast Captioning | 2019 NAB Show New York | speech-to-text | STT
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Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger Posted: 10/09/2019
Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media- monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced MonitorIQ 6.1, an upgrade to its compliance logging and monitoring tool that integrates with its Media Services Portal. MonitorIQ 6.1 takes the best of compliance logging and enhances it with next-generation capabilities including cloud storage, processing, and robust artificial intelligence (AI). It is the first compliance logger to combine cloud services and cloud storage with on-premises compliance recording and the first to run in on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | AI | MonitorIQ 6.1 | Compliance Logger | metadata generation services | Media Services Portal | artificial intelligence
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Piksel cuts time and cost of distribution workflows with Fuse IQ Posted: 06/09/2019
Piksel cuts time and cost of distribution workflows with Fuse IQ

Piksel will showcase its newest innovation, Fuse IQ, on Stand A37, Hall 14 at IBC 2019, the company has announced.

 

Offering a suite of machine learning-powered video analysis applications, Fuse IQ’s primary purpose is to reduce the time and cost of post-production workflows. Applications currently in use include the automated detection of onscreen text and duplicate shots, as well as slates, tails and other segment types. Having scanned a customer’s video content for the desired artefacts, Fuse IQ will generate an edit decision list advising them of what changes to make and where.

Tags: metadata | machine learning | computer vision | post-production | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Three Media launches XEN:Pipeline during IBC 2019 Posted: 02/09/2019
Three Media launches XEN:Pipeline during IBC 2019
Three Media, a specialist services and product provider, has announced that it has reserved designated space in the IABM Member Lounge for the duration of IBC 2019 and will invite IBC delegates to demos of XEN:Pipeline. The company’s design, workflow and metadata specialists will also be available to IBC delegates to discuss any technical or business transformation projects that they may require help with.
Tags: Three Media | XEN:Pipeline | Workflow | Metadata | Content Management System | Business Process | Flexible Data Schema | Imperial College London | Machine Learning | Data Analytics | PaaS | Media Processing | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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GB Labs to highlight benefits of Dynamic Bandwidth Control at IBC 2019 Posted: 31/07/2019
GB Labs to highlight benefits of Dynamic Bandwidth Control at IBC 2019

Leaders in intelligent storage solutions, GB Labs will launch Dynamic Bandwidth Control, which enables GB Labs storage system clients to prioritise the use and capacity of available bandwidth.

Tags: GB Labs | STorage | Dynbamic Bandwidth Control | IBC | SPACE | ECHO | VAULT (SEV) range | CORE.4 | CORE.4 Lite | SEV | FastNAS | Mosaic Automatic Asset Organiser | Analytics Centre | AI | metadata | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Marquis Broadcast Medway chosen to update RTVE production system Posted: 22/05/2019
Marquis Broadcast Medway chosen to update RTVE production system

Spanish broadcaster, RTVE, has updated its ‘Historic Archive’ production system with Medway – a powerful and scalable media-centric middleware from Marquis Broadcast. Medway links RTVE’s edit platforms, asset management and video servers together with its historical archive systems. It helps connect multiple sites in different regions, to allow one site’s archive to be used from another site, all controlled via media asset management.

Tags: Marquis Broadcast | Medway | media | metadata | production | middleware | editing | edit | asset management | archive
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