LYNXSM — Cloud Content Storage Management System
LYNXSM from Front Porch Digital is the industry’s first enterprise-scale cloud implementation of content storage management (CSM). Front Porch Digital will present LYNXdr and LYNXlocal at BES Expo 2014. LYNXdr is a hosted disaster recovery service that allows global media enterprises to centralize critical assets and consolidate operations. LYNXlocal is a simple extension to LYNX that operates locally as an appliance, caching cloud content and providing integration to specialized systems if needed. LYNXlocal is billed as a service element at a low monthly rate.
DIVAdirector® V5.2 — Easy and Efficient Media Asset Management System
DIVAdirector® V5.2 is the latest version of Front Porch Digital’s DIVAdirector media asset management (MAM) system, a permission-based Web application that enables complete access to file-based content stored by DIVArchive® content storage management (CSM) systems. DIVAdirector’s latest enhancements make the MAM more stable and versatile than ever before. With support for multiple audio channels for different language tracks, users can provide multiple language options for a given video file. Behind the scenes, the change from a Linter to PostgreSQL database offers increased stability.
DIVAdirector V5.2 also gives users more quality control options in the form of graphical metadata charts from Front Porch Digital’s SAMMA® ingest system. The charts show graphical representations of metadata for video files in order to illustrate visual information such as color, brightness, and luminance. The charts are a good way to uncover imbalances and undesirable effects in video files to ensure quality. In addition, a new QC import and analysis feature allows users to import and analyze third-party quality-control metadata.
DIVArchive® V7.1 — Now for a Broader Array of Applications
At BES Expo 2014, Front Porch Digital will feature its DIVArchive® V7.1 content storage management (CSM) system. New features and capabilities make the system ideal for a broader array of applications. The new AXF Explorer offers an intuitive interface for parsing Archive eXchange Format (AXF) objects, with straightforward operations that are performed using drag-and-drop procedures, just like the Windows® operating system. DIVArchive V7.1 enables a complete range of world-class video transcoding and workflows and is directly integrated with Telestream’s Vantage® Transcode and Vantage Transcode® Pro. The enhancements to DIVArchive extend its applicability to media operations of every kind — broadcasters, educational and heritage institutions, the film industry, and government entities. With its unique ability to interconnect every element of operations, from archive to production to transmission, DIVArchive V7.1 becomes the highly effective foundation on which to base cost-effective, seamless file-based workflows.
DIVASolutions SAMMA® Migration Systems
Front Porch Digital will also showcase its SAMMA® product lines at BES Expo 2014. These solutions are the first of their kind to automate the digitization of videotape, moving content into secure, accessible, and searchable digital storage. SAMMArobot and SAMMAsolo take content from videotape on the shelf into the digital environment, using an automated workflow that’s tried and tested in high-profile installations. The SAMMAsolo product line offers a range of migration solutions built to meet specific archive migration needs. From a single SAMMAsolo to a multiple-stream SAMMArobot, these DIVASolutions systems maximize efficiency by encoding to multiple formats simultaneously, while also analyzing content to ensure the quality of the migration.