Make common ingest, transcoding and delivery processes accessible to non-technical staff and free up your creative suites for storytelling with ContentAgent, the file based workflow automation product.
Your integrated solution for:
Comprehensive transcoding toolset and format Support
Fully customisable workflow
What is ContentAgent?
ContentAgent is a software-based application which can automate common tasks such as camera card ingest into editorial and creating deliverables such as broadcast, international masters and viewing copies. It integrates with a number of third party tools to orchestrate WAN acceleration, file-based quality control management, motion compensated frame rate conversion, social media uploading and more.
Intuitive user interface gives you the ability to build and design flowchart-style graphical workflows with unrivalled flexibility, so non-technical staff can take control of
Automate transcoding, metadata management and decision making. Remove human error and free up editors to be storytellers. Build intelligence into the workflow via Decision nodes.
As a media file moves through a workflow, decisions about processing can be made automatically, while the transcoding engine is capable of making intelligent,
Third party integration
ContentAgent integrates with leading third party tools such as Avid for automated ingest and delivery tasks. For example, create clips ready for editing and send a Media Composer sequence directly (from within its user interface) to a ContentAgent workflow for deliverables, or output sequences from Media Central | Production management ready for broadcast. ContentAgent also integrates with Cinnafilm’s Tachyon and Dark Energy tools for high quality noise removal and motion compensated frame rate conversion, NexGuard for invisible watermarking, Minnetonka for Audio Tools Server processing and leading file-based quality control products including Vidchecker, Baton, Aurora and Pulsar.
Here is a link to an Avid Workflow Guide and Avid Workflow video.
Newly added features include:
Get your UHD content ready for delivery to Netflix.
ContentAgent can pass through wide colour gamut information for UHD HDR transcoding workflows.
The transcoding engine can automatically adjust colours to legal range during transcoding.
What is CardAgent?
CardAgent is a job submission tool to allow non-technical staff to prepare media files for processing by a ContentAgent workflow. It can automatically identify camera cards and allow the operator to play back clips, trim clips, rename clips and add custom metadata.
ContentAgent can then run an automated workflow to enable the creation of proxies and high-resolution media, viewing copies, backups, and the subsequent delivery to editorial. CardAgent connects to ContentAgent across a LAN network.
Your integrated solution for:
Identify cards, select clips and prepare them for ingest – using a simple interface for non-technical staff.
Pick individual clips, play them back, trim and rename clips, and add
Simple and intuitive user interface runs on a basic PC so non-technical staff can drive production.
• Windows 7 64bit, Windows 10 or Windows Server 2008 RC2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016.
• Intel Dual Xeon 12/14-core Intel E5 series processors
• 2.4 (and higher) GHz processors
• 32GB RAM
• High speed SSDs for local media storage
• NVIDIA Quadro graphics card
How will ContentAgent change your story?
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