Results for `Metadata`

The Metaverse Era

There is a new world emerging in front of us, and this realm of infinite possibilities has been a work-in-progress for nearly three decades. The year is 2020 and I haven’t changed out of my pajama pants in days. The outside world is quiet tonight, pandemic lockdown in full swing as it has been for…

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Esports and Metadata

The rise of esports has been incredible to watch. From its humble beginnings, esports has evolved into a multi-billion-dollar industry, generating incredible assets that are multiplying exponentially. With all the metadata generated from various events, what will the industry need to organize it all? With a platform like Dalet Flex, the viral highlights, the stories…

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How to Master Video Asset Management

Contents With the growing demand for multimedia content, changes are needed in the way video is produced, managed and distributed. Video Asset Management makes media production and distribution more efficient and more adaptable to meet the evolving demands of the global marketplace. Here’s how to get started! Chapter 1: Analyzing the IndustryChapter 2: Organizing Content…

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Quality of Experience: leveling the content creation playing field

This article was co-authored by Dalet’s Solutions Architect, Brett Chambers, and Bitmovin’s Solution Director APAC, Adrian Britton In this blog post, we discuss some of the typical failure modes that we see in mezzanine content, and how the combination of Dalet’s Ooyala Flex Media Platform and Bitmovin’s Encoding joint solution can help mitigate them with…

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Dalet Smart Workflows
Metadata is “The New Gold”!

A number of technology trends got the lion’s share of buzz and display at IBC’s 50th edition: cloud and smart hybrid infrastructure, video over IP, workflow orchestration and automation, and last but not least big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). As game-changing as they can be, we believe that these are in fact…

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dalet
The DPP Can Help You Design Workflows that Work

The overriding issue in the development of file-based workflows is the meeting of the worlds of broadcast and IT technology head on. This issue has been discussed in magazines and online for many years. Rather smugly, it has been suggested by many that IT technology is the poor relation compared with the complexity of the…

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dalet
Do we Need Reminding Just how Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
DALET
Dalet and Adobe Make Sense of Content Creation

As we heard from Adobe’s Dennis Radeke at the recent Dalet/Adobe event in New York, change in the video industry is never evolutionary: it’s always revolutionary. Dennis pointed out that just as we’re getting comfortable with HD, all of a sudden we need to do it in ultraHD! Today we’re experiencing an explosion of content, largely…

Read More
DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

Read More
dalet
Building a Business Around DPP

Much of what has been said and written recently about the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) centres on the enabling technology and the versatility of the standards created by the organization. Whilst AmberFin is a product with technology implementation at its heart, we never forget that the technology is just a means to and end, rather than an end in…

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dalet
3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization of file delivery in the UK broadcast chain. Indeed I have alluded to it in previous posts, but what was the motivation for UK broadcasters to gather and come up with the specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

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dalet
5 Steps to Creating or Modifying a Metadata Schema in AmberFin iCR

In my last blog post I described the steps required to generate an XML Metadata output from iCR in a couple of simple steps, this is based around a pre-defined XML layout provided by AmberFin: In an ideal world Metadata would be standardized and indeed steps are being taken in the industry to achieve this with the likes of AS-11 and AS-12 and DPP picking up…

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dalet
Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

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dalet
3 Simple Steps to Generating XML Metadata in AmberFin iCR

Over the years I have been supplied with a number of tapes to assist with ingest workflow investigation or to assist customers in identifying the source of issues they encounter. More often than not a tape which arrives on my desk has associated metadata, be that a well formatted label on the tape detailing exactly the contents,…

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dalet
Digital Production Partnership (DPP): Will it Meet its Deadline?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an organization facing the Herculean challenge of helping the UK broadcast industry to exploit maximum benefit from file-based digital production. The DPP’s Technical Standards group objective is to achieve the standardization of technical requirements for the delivery of TV programmes to UK broadcasters and to maintain and update these standards in line…

Read More
dalet
We're Still Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

As I reported in a previous article, we have managed to generate more than 100 entries in our first year of this esteemed blog. We have hundreds of dedicated subscribers, reading the comments on every continent, in every time zone: In true cricketing style, I think this qualifies for one of the Test Match Special’s “Champagne…

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dalet
100 Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

Less than 12 months ago we launched this blog. Our objective has always been to provide a platform for sharing knowledge and experiences about the steady evolution of file-based workflows within the broadcast and electronic media markets: We were optimistic that this would prove to be a valuable communications medium but little were we to know just…

Read More
dalet
A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

Read More
dalet
5 Secrets to Make Metadata Easy

Transfer of content between companies remains a time consuming and costly process. In a lot of cases it is not the time taken to get the file from A to B which is the time consuming aspect, it is the interpretation of what exactly has arrived when it gets there: We all know that Metadata is the…

Read More
dalet
Are Mergers & Acquisitions Good for the Broadcast Industry?

Anybody looking at all the recent mergers & acquisitions activity within the broadcast sector could be forgiven for likening it to London’s Number 37 Bus in that you wait ages for one to arrive and then, suddenly, three buses arrive at the same time! So what does all this consolidation mean for the industry –…

Read More
The Metaverse Era

There is a new world emerging in front of us, and this realm of infinite possibilities has been a work-in-progress for nearly three decades. The year is 2020 and I haven’t changed out of my pajama pants in days. The outside world is quiet tonight, pandemic lockdown in full swing as it has been for…

Read More
Esports and Metadata

The rise of esports has been incredible to watch. From its humble beginnings, esports has evolved into a multi-billion-dollar industry, generating incredible assets that are multiplying exponentially. With all the metadata generated from various events, what will the industry need to organize it all? With a platform like Dalet Flex, the viral highlights, the stories…

Read More
How to Master Video Asset Management

Contents With the growing demand for multimedia content, changes are needed in the way video is produced, managed and distributed. Video Asset Management makes media production and distribution more efficient and more adaptable to meet the evolving demands of the global marketplace. Here’s how to get started! Chapter 1: Analyzing the IndustryChapter 2: Organizing Content…

Read More
DB_BP_hero
Quality of Experience: leveling the content creation playing field

This article was co-authored by Dalet’s Solutions Architect, Brett Chambers, and Bitmovin’s Solution Director APAC, Adrian Britton In this blog post, we discuss some of the typical failure modes that we see in mezzanine content, and how the combination of Dalet’s Ooyala Flex Media Platform and Bitmovin’s Encoding joint solution can help mitigate them with…

Read More
Dalet Smart Workflows
Metadata is “The New Gold”!

A number of technology trends got the lion’s share of buzz and display at IBC’s 50th edition: cloud and smart hybrid infrastructure, video over IP, workflow orchestration and automation, and last but not least big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). As game-changing as they can be, we believe that these are in fact…

Read More
dalet
The DPP Can Help You Design Workflows that Work

The overriding issue in the development of file-based workflows is the meeting of the worlds of broadcast and IT technology head on. This issue has been discussed in magazines and online for many years. Rather smugly, it has been suggested by many that IT technology is the poor relation compared with the complexity of the…

Read More
dalet
Do we Need Reminding Just how Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
DALET
Dalet and Adobe Make Sense of Content Creation

As we heard from Adobe’s Dennis Radeke at the recent Dalet/Adobe event in New York, change in the video industry is never evolutionary: it’s always revolutionary. Dennis pointed out that just as we’re getting comfortable with HD, all of a sudden we need to do it in ultraHD! Today we’re experiencing an explosion of content, largely…

Read More
DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

Read More
dalet
Building a Business Around DPP

Much of what has been said and written recently about the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) centres on the enabling technology and the versatility of the standards created by the organization. Whilst AmberFin is a product with technology implementation at its heart, we never forget that the technology is just a means to and end, rather than an end in…

Read More
dalet
3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization of file delivery in the UK broadcast chain. Indeed I have alluded to it in previous posts, but what was the motivation for UK broadcasters to gather and come up with the specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

Read More
dalet
5 Steps to Creating or Modifying a Metadata Schema in AmberFin iCR

In my last blog post I described the steps required to generate an XML Metadata output from iCR in a couple of simple steps, this is based around a pre-defined XML layout provided by AmberFin: In an ideal world Metadata would be standardized and indeed steps are being taken in the industry to achieve this with the likes of AS-11 and AS-12 and DPP picking up…

Read More
dalet
Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

Read More
dalet
3 Simple Steps to Generating XML Metadata in AmberFin iCR

Over the years I have been supplied with a number of tapes to assist with ingest workflow investigation or to assist customers in identifying the source of issues they encounter. More often than not a tape which arrives on my desk has associated metadata, be that a well formatted label on the tape detailing exactly the contents,…

Read More
dalet
Digital Production Partnership (DPP): Will it Meet its Deadline?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an organization facing the Herculean challenge of helping the UK broadcast industry to exploit maximum benefit from file-based digital production. The DPP’s Technical Standards group objective is to achieve the standardization of technical requirements for the delivery of TV programmes to UK broadcasters and to maintain and update these standards in line…

Read More
dalet
We're Still Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

As I reported in a previous article, we have managed to generate more than 100 entries in our first year of this esteemed blog. We have hundreds of dedicated subscribers, reading the comments on every continent, in every time zone: In true cricketing style, I think this qualifies for one of the Test Match Special’s “Champagne…

Read More
dalet
100 Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

Less than 12 months ago we launched this blog. Our objective has always been to provide a platform for sharing knowledge and experiences about the steady evolution of file-based workflows within the broadcast and electronic media markets: We were optimistic that this would prove to be a valuable communications medium but little were we to know just…

Read More
dalet
A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

Read More
dalet
5 Secrets to Make Metadata Easy

Transfer of content between companies remains a time consuming and costly process. In a lot of cases it is not the time taken to get the file from A to B which is the time consuming aspect, it is the interpretation of what exactly has arrived when it gets there: We all know that Metadata is the…

Read More
dalet
Are Mergers & Acquisitions Good for the Broadcast Industry?

Anybody looking at all the recent mergers & acquisitions activity within the broadcast sector could be forgiven for likening it to London’s Number 37 Bus in that you wait ages for one to arrive and then, suddenly, three buses arrive at the same time! So what does all this consolidation mean for the industry –…

Read More