Thanks to everyone who visited us at BVE this year, it was great to speak to so many people and talk about so many subjects. Here are some product highlights:
XenData’s X2500-USB LTO-6 desktop & notebook archive system. The LTO-6 drive is simply connected via USB 3.0, making it a great tool for on location or sharing within the facility. XenData6 software runs on Windows 7 & 8.1 that can now be run in a virtual machine offering Mac users the opportunity to experience XenData archiving workflows
Either LTFS or TAR format can be chosen for the tape format along with managing an unlimited number of LTO cartridges, simple drag-and-drop operations through Windows Explorer achieving transfer rates of up to 140 Mbps
Media Composer 8.3 with the Baselight Editions plugin & Slate control panel. Raw 4K Sony F55 camera footage was being AMA’d in Media Composer with the Baselight Editions plugin applied, using the FilmLight slate control panel giving high quality colour corrections to your shots quickly using a comprehensive set of the powerful grading tools and other features available on full Baselight systems.
SpycerBox Cell – a single cell provided over 3Gb/s of fully redundant storage with 1Gb, 10Gb, 40Fb & 16Gb fibre connectivity, each cell could be cascaded to increase storage and bandwidth. SanRemo running on the SpycerBox Cell provided in-depth monitoring and statistics as well as providing straightforward configuration.
CardAgent provides a simple user interface allowing multiple CardAgent users to operate in parallel, previewing camera card clips via the built in player, (SDI/HDMI output also available) select, trim, rename clips before submitting Jobs to process clips for many different types of workflows.
Mellanox SX1024 showing off how its ideally suited to be a ‘top of the rack’ ethernet switch with 48 port 10GbE + 12 port 40/56GbE with non blocking throughput. The switch packs 48 SFP+ and 12 QSFP interfaces in a small 1U form factor.
eMAM from empress is a powerful media asset management platform allowing you to manage content though its life cycle. From straightforward but effective proxy creation and logging to media distribution and long term archive. eMAM has simple integration with Premiere allowing its large user base to enjoy better media management secondary workflows.