Front Porch Digital at Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2011

Front Porch Digital Product Innovations at BVE 2011

At BVE 2011, Front Porch Digital will exhibit once again with its partner, Boxer Systems, to highlight its DIVASolutions Migrate product line, SAMMA® solutions. Front Porch Digital has enhanced the global versatility, interoperability, and functionality of its SAMMA family of products for migrating media content from videotape to safe, secure, and readily accessible file-based formats. SAMMA products displayed will include SAMMAsolo and SAMMArobot.

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Front Porch Digital will also showcase its DIVASolutions Manage product line with its award-winning DIVArchive® solutions. The enhanced DIVArchive solutions feature full Unicode asset support and are capable of full integration with popular media industry editing and production tools, including Avid® Interplay®, Apple® Final Cut Pro®, and Apple Final Cut® Server. DIVArchive products displayed will include DIVArchive and DIVAdirector®.

SAMMArobot — Large Library Tape Migration System

SAMMArobot is an automated high throughput migration system that provides up to 1,000 hours a week of videotape content conversion. The SAMMArobot is loaded with batches of between 48 and 80 videotapes, depending on format, and migrates up to seven tapes simultaneously, each with their own settings for error detection and multiple digital file outputs. A number of configurations of SAMMArobot are available to meet specific needs. The system can be configured as a single format solution for 60 Betacam or VHS, 48 U-matic, or 80 DVCAM/DVCPRO cassettes handling NTSC, PAL, or SECAM. This streamlined robotic system provides high-speed, high-quality, and cost-effective migration for large videotape libraries.

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DIVAdirector® V4.1 — Inexpensive and Easy-to-Deploy Media Asset Management System

Front Porch Digital DIVAdirector® is an easy-to-use and cost-effective media asset management (MAM) system that enables operators, using their Web browsers, to search, locate, and retrieve stored media assets directly from their desktops. At BVE, Front Porch Digital will introduce V4.1, which adds a revamped and simplified browser interface; support for identification and retrieval of clips with noncontiguous timecode (very important for the archivist and preservation community); partial-restore format auto detection to further simplify user interaction with the complex format/wrapper challenges handled by DIVArchive®; and management of remote proxies without the need for their replication specifically for DIVAdirector. In addition, DIVAdirector V4.1 offers enhanced integration with Front Porch Digital's SAMMA® Solo system, the compact, turnkey, single-stream solution for migrating media content from fragile videotape to secure, long-term digital storage.

About Front Porch Digital

A global leader in content storage management (CSM), Front Porch Digital now offers DIVASolutions, three product categories that can be integrated to migrate, manage, and market media content securely and efficiently. DIVASolutions SAMMA® products are the first of their kind to automate digitization of videotape, moving content into secure, accessible, and searchable digital storage. DIVArchive® and DIVAdirector® are trusted solutions for scalable and reliable CSM that enable digital file-based workflows to operate seamlessly across multiple sites. Award-winning DIVApublish is a unique, cloud-based service that combines automated creation of frame-level metadata with online distribution.

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