Product Engineering Services
Digital Media Asset Management
At Multiple Locations
Most digital video recorders record video to a hard drive- As a player in the DMAM market, your product and service
based digital storage medium. Though these hard drives have development challenges are manifold:
larger capacities today than ever before, the sheer volume of l Upgrade product and service features to meet the
content that is created by the production houses makes it requirements of this rapidly evolving market.
imperative to transfer content to high-capacity removable
l Provide the core services for asset location browsing, asset
storage media. This takes the assets offline and makes it easy
linking and tracking, version management, configuration
to lose track of them. Production houses have workflows
management, transfer and transformation of assets, query
for content processing that take raw ingested content to its
based on metadata and asset properties.
final form for distribution or consumption. In this process,
several related asset components are generated, including l Provide a Graphical User Interface (GUI) with a unified view
browse proxies, story boards, metadata, edit decision lists, of all assets under management, easy movement of assets
censorship reports, editorial review comments etc. Each of between storage devices and powerful search functionality.
these components can have multiple versions as well. Each l Integrate with a wide range of devices and applications,
of these components is best stored, accessed and processed interoperate across multiple access protocols and interfaces
from its respective storage server; for example, video servers and seamlessly interface with multiple databases.
and archives for high resolution video, proxy servers l Integrate devices and applications at geographically disparate
for low resolution browse and edit and databases for locations. Query for, search, locate and move assets across
metadata storage. This requires an approach to Digital multiple locations, and create a seamless workflow that
Media Asset Management (DMAM) quite unlike the involves participants from all locations.
traditional approach of a single digital repository that houses
Celstream can help address your challenges. Our engineers have
all the assets. Linking all asset components and tracking
extensive experience in creating software systems for DMAM.
their locations, version management, attaching labels for
Our comprehensive services can enable you to meet your
configuration management, movement of assets between
consumer needs across a range of market segments:
different servers with necessary transformations (transcoding,
for example) and search based on asset metadata and l Broadcast studios l Internet video distribution
component properties fall under the gamut of the modern l Content production l Dynamic digital signage