2. Optimize media asset management.
Effective information asset management is critical to the success of
any organization; however, when the assets are video and media
based, the challenges of managing them are unique. You need a cost-
effective and reliable solution that is speciﬁcally designed to stream-
line acquisition, storage, and retrieval of your digital media. With
the ProxSys™ line of media asset management solutions from Focus
Enhancements, you can reduce the time and cost of content produc-
tion, maximize the return on your media asset investment, bring
new products and services to market faster, and streamline com-
pliance. Designed by media professionals for media professionals,
ProxSys solutions enable you to optimize media asset management
across your entire organization—efﬁciently and cost-effectively.
3. Broadcasting Digital Archiving Distance Learning Research & Development
Manage broadcasts 24/7 with Create a comprehensive digital Amortize your investment in train- Document and store critical infor-
limited resources. Combine live library of video and other media ing content and maximize the mation throughout the research
and pre-recorded video. Gener- assets. Enable others to search, reach of your training personnel. and development process. Easily
ate program listings automatically. preview, and acquire media as- Improve performance and reduce reference and retrieve informa-
Even schedule playback for con- sets while protecting your intel- risk by ensuring consistency and tion to assess quality and ensure
tent that has not yet been created. lectual property rights. quality across training sessions. compliance.
Featured Markets Featured Customers
Athletics Government A+M Media Hanoi Music Conservatory
Broadcasting Healthcare Capital Vision IQ Digital
Content Distribution Legal Daimler Chrysler TV Magdeburg Police Department
Corporate Departments Marketing and Advertising Dublin Central University PEG Channel Muenster
eCommerce Research Florian TV University of Freiburg
Education Security Game TV University of Kiel
Events and Entertainment Video Production German Air Force
4. Media Servers
ProxSys: The cost-effective solution ProxSys Media Server ProxSys Ingest Solution ProxSys Playout Solution
that’s easy to use. A fully integrated hardware and soft-
ware solution, the ProxSys Media Server
Supporting high-resolution MPEG-2
and DV/DVCAM encoding, the Prox-
With the ProxSys Playout Solution, you
can add 24/7 scheduled program play-
With an intuitive browser-based interface, robust fea- is custom-conﬁgured for the number of Sys Ingest Solution enhances your out to the ProxSys Media Server and
tures, and usage-based pricing, the complete line of users in your organization. The intuitive workﬂow by enabling you to ingest, enjoy seamless playback of high-reso-
browser-based interface provides im- index, and upload multiple channels lution MPEG-2 and DV formats. The
ProxSys solutions from Focus Enhancements makes
mediate access to audio, video, images, of analog or digital video to the Prox- ProxSys Playout Solution also includes
media asset management simple and cost-effective. and data from any location. Function- Sys Media Server. Through its intuitive logo and banner insertion, closed cap-
With ProxSys, you can integrate your entire workﬂow, ality includes online and ofﬂine usage, interface, the ProxSys Ingest Solution tioning support, switcher control, the
including acquisition, storage, and distribution, to gain MPEG and DV support, and complete delivers the functionality of high-end Focus scheduling tool, and redundant
NLE format compatibility. ingest products without requiring the power and storage.
unparalleled efﬁciencies. Designed for fast performance, user to be a technical expert.
Key Features Key Features
ProxSys uses rich metadata to make it easy to ﬁnd and
• Audio, video, image, and text-based Key Features • Integrated high-resolution MPEG-2
retrieve items quickly. Low-resolution MPEG-4 proxy
data storage • Up to 4 input channels (10 per Prox- and DV playout
video clips allow for quick preview, protect high-reso- • DV25, DV50, DV100, MPEG2 SD/ Sys Media Server) • Composite, S-video, DV (Firewire),
lution media assets, and save network bandwidth. By HD, and HDV video storage • Wide range of input connections, and SDI connections
combining the ﬂexibility and scalability of a custom sys- • Project-based content structures and including composite, S-video, DV • Single or multi-channel playout
templates (Firewire), and SDI
tem with the implementation time and ownership cost • Export to nonlinear editing systems,
• Powerful and ﬂexible user rights and • High-resolution MPEG-2 and DV/ digital media players, CD/DVD burn-
of an “out of the box” solution, ProxSys gives you the DVCAM video capture
administration ers, and third-party playout systems
performance you want for a price you can afford. • Dynamic metadata and timecode
• Search across an unlimited number • 24/7 scheduling with automated
of user-deﬁnable metadata ﬁelds • Project-speciﬁc metadata creation television guide publishing in XML
• Extract and download individual with user-deﬁned “hot keys” • Dynamic graphics generation
frames from video streams • Automated MPEG-4 proxy creation • Statistical analysis tool
• Scalable up to 250TB of storage • Multi-window monitoring
To supplement the integrated RAID 5 storage in the ProxSys Media Server, Focus Enhancements provides a number of options,
including tape backup, hierarchical storage (SATA, Fiber, JukeBox), and “hot” redundant storage.
5. 24/7 Monitoring Server
Experience the difference.
Monitoring TV programming around
the clock is easy with the MoniSysTM Innovation, efﬁciency, and superior quality are world, the Focus team can help you select the
24/7 TV Program Monitor. By com- the foundation on which Focus Enhancements right products for your needs. If you have special
bining a RAID 5 video server, a date builds its products. When you purchase media requirements, solution consultation and custom
and time interface, and station ID
search functions, the MoniSys 24/7 asset management solutions from Focus Enhance- conﬁguration services are available. All products
TV Program Monitor makes it easy to ments, you not only receive reliable products that are backed by comprehensive warranties and op-
randomly access, rapidly preview, and deliver superior performance every day, but you tional support contracts that cover installation,
instantly save video locally. Determine
also receive unconditional service and support training, 24/7 phone support, and priority parts
how best to allocate recording space
by specifying one- or two-channel re- from a team of seasoned video professionals. replacement. You can rest assured that the knowl-
cording and selecting your desired en- With extensive experience in designing, conﬁg- edgeable and friendly professionals at Focus En-
coding rate (1–6 Mbs). hancements will stand behind every purchase
uring, and integrating media asset management
solutions for leading organizations around the you make.
6. Managing Video Assets
ProxSys Ingest Solution Optional Intranet
Tape Deck Editing Station ProxSys ProxSys
Media Server Playout Solution
FireStore FS-2 or FireStore FS-M External Storage
7. Working with ProxSys
Enjoy an intuitive, web browser inter-
face with user-friendly navigation. No
proprietary client software required.
View proxy ﬁles in the integrated
player, complete with mark-in
and mark-out tools.
Manage multiple projects with
unique and secure access rights.
Search easily using timecode-
ProxSys Media Server
Conﬁgure each channel for either
DV or analog sources, including
cameras and tape decks.
Capture footage from up to four Attach metadata on the ﬂy using up
different sources, monitoring each to 12 user-conﬁgurable “hot keys.”
through its own window.
ProxSys Ingest Solution