FORK™ 4.0 Production Suite
At the 2013 NAB Show, Primestream® will be exhibiting FORK™ 4.0, the newest version of FORK Production Suite for managing and automating broadcast workflows. With new modules, features, technological improvements, and integration with third-party broadcast solutions such as Avid® Media Composer®, Adobe® Premiere Pro®, hardware such as Harmonic® MediaGrid, Quantum® archiving solutions and end-to-end workflows with Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS), FORK 4.0. New modules include the customizable FORK Logger™ metadata-tagging tool.
FORK™ Logger 1.0
The new FORK™ Logger 1.0 is a cross-platform module part of FORK Production Suite 4.0. The metadata-tagging tool allows for logging live or prerecorded video with a tightly integrated and configurable user interface. FORK Logger 1.0 enables content loggers to tag video with defined metadata into the FORK environment effortlessly, making assets easier to manage, automate, and monetize. The heart of FORK Logger 1.0 is a dynamic GUI that contains form panels, button panels, video viewers, marker thumbnail lists, and a bin list of created events, all of which are tools that can be combined — many in a dynamic way — based on the content. FORK Logger supports multiple layouts per system.
FORK™ Xchange™ Suite 2.0
Primestream® will exhibit version 2.0 of FORK™ Xchange™ Suite, an application that gives broadcasters instant Web access to content on their FORK Production servers from any Windows®, Mac®, or tablet device. FORK Xchange Suite 2.0, an add-on to Primestream’s FORK software platform for managing and automating broadcast workflows, contains new capabilities for creating subclips and markers, as well as an upload manager, extended metadata functionality, multitrack audio control.
At the 2013 NAB Show, Primestream® will debut Dig-IT™ 1.0, a server-based software application that empowers broadcast, government, entertainment, and corporate IT departments to monitor their broadcast IT operations. The application can monitor individual servers in addition to the FORK Suite of applications, making it easy for IT administrators to manage any kind of broadcast-related IT activity. Facilities can monitor mission critical servers and applications, quickly identify performance bottlenecks, recover and prevent from system failures, and reduce downtime and operational costs.