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Shared Storage Comes of Age
N/A Increasingly stored in digital form, together with related metadata, digital media is in the process of transforming both the technology and process of production throughout the broadcast and post production industries.
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Eye to Eye: Storage and archiving
N/A In 1986 or thereabouts, I visited the London headquarters of a stripling company named Lightworks which had developed an innovative and relatively low-cost video editor based around a 1 gigabyte hard-disk drive. The drive was the size of a standard British housebrick and, bought in at £1,000, was considered mightily good value..............
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Those Who Forget the Past are Doomed to Delete It
N/A Hundreds of thousands of hours of film and video archives are slowly deteriorating in vaults and storage containers around the world. Although numerous projects are underway worldwide to restore, preserve and protect these vast repositories of cultural heritage, it does little good if the rescued material isnt catalogued, archived and managed. If it cant be found or identified, its as good as gone, forever.
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Polecam Production Profile
N/A I have been working in the film and television industry since 1989, starting as a news cameraman and editor at the Manitoba Television Network. MTN is a local independent television broadcaster in my home town of Winnipeg.................
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To buy or not to buy that is the question
N/A When it comes to buying or leasing your equipment, should your head be in the clouds or your hands in your pockets? Azules Peter Savage investigates...
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Tape is dead. Long live Tape
N/A An area that has been a vital part of television defining much of how and what things are done is recording. At first film was the medium, then in 1956, Ampex invented the video tape recorder with the prime aim of providing delayed programmes across the USA..................
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Safekeeping for the Future
N/A A CIRENCESTER audio archival engineering company has just finished working on a set of African recordings that are more than a century old.
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3D to see at IBC 2010
Bob Pank# IBC2010 marks the fourth year when the new wave of Stereoscopic 3D took hold at the show. Thats three years of time for development and implementation. While cinema is racing ahead, taking a good extra percentage of people at the door who pay a 3D premium price television in Europe is only just beginning. Sky is the pioneer for the UK, going on air in October soon after the show. This will, surely be a defining moment when 3D comes to TV not just for a special event but to stay.
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Digital Archiving in Media Workflows
N/A Tv-Bay interviews Robert Overzee, Archiving Evangelist at Atempo, a leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, about the digital archives new leading role in media workflows.
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Content Control in a Complex Broadcast Environment
N/A Broadcasters and other media companies today acquire, generate and store an unprecedented volume of content to take advantage of new distribution outlets. Enabled by the transition to digital media and file-based workflows, this model presents new opportunities with respect to revenue generation as well as new challenges in terms of establishing effective control over content that is stored in-house or distributed via broadcast or the Internet.
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The University of Sunderland
N/A The University of Sunderland School of Arts, Design and Media in Northeast England operates one of the countrys most vibrant and well-equipped media departments in the country. With a rating of excellence from the Quality Assurance Agency, the media and cultural studies department attracts a diverse group of students to its undergraduate and graduate programs in film, production, journalism, television, radio and public relations.
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Data storage or Media storage
N/A Now I am no techie geek, which in this business could be viewed as a disadvantage, but I do know that in all areas of life the design of the storage container is determined to a large extent by the nature of the thing you want to store.
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Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment
N/A There was a time when broadcasters and media companies worried only about one version of content, destined for one distribution platform. Now, however, the increasing volume, number of versions, and growing complexity of digital media assets has made the management and storage of content a much more challenging undertaking.
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Ensuring the longevity of an archive
N/A The role of the archive has changed dramatically over the last few years. Every broadcaster in the world, regardless of their size, has the tools at their disposal to unlock their assets, digitise and repurpose their content for renewed monetisation and, in some cases, for the benefit of historic value.
Tags: iss045 | sgl | archive | storage | revenue | roi | mam | media asset management | workflow | flashnet | N/A
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More than meets the eye
N/A Synchronisation is not really a problem using two professional cameras. You just loop through your reference (black) to each and you are all done. In the old days, (well not that long ago), you had to worry about PAL SCH and accurate sync matching
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Hows that
N/A A few days ago I umpired a cricket match. It was a very pleasant afternoon, marred only slightly by the almost continual drizzle, but it was August in southern England.
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