MEDIA ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING M-ERP
M-ERP is completed solution for media enterprise. M-ERP Manage your assets and your resource from anywhere on the network with an enormous number of functions.
Stating with very popular MAM, PAM, SALE, TRAFFIC for broadcast to very specific for enterprise like Work, Share Equipment, inventory, Payroll, KPI. All of the module share data and event on the same platform. For each media, create, edit, delete, workaround, resource required or involve it production, automated KPI generation for people involved, is as simple as you can imagine. Capture, ingest media, searching or previewing can be done any where with browser and proper authorization. Media editor plug in, publishing plug in, censorship, quality control, multi-level control and censorship make the system the only choice on the market. The module cooperates with more then 30 automated background services like proxy creation, transcoding, file-based QC, subtitling, comment, approval, voice over embedding, water marking, file transfer, MXF wrapping… under orchestration of unique Workflow design
The module is whiteboard for users. The right to broadcast info is controlled by the system admin. Software system use the whiteboard to communicate with user. It can supply quick link for user to respond on system request. The module is standard
User and login management with AD integration for more convenience. Possible to have 02 step login with SMS or email confirmation. IP and time access restriction possible. The module is standard
User right management
The module grants the different right for different user. The user right in the system reflect the real live duty in media corporation. The system shows different interface for different user reflecting the user right on the system. Only the part/ menu / button/ content that available for the present user are displayed. The module is standard
Background Service Control and Monitoring
Efficient tool for control and monitoring background service of system from anywhere. Allow set parameters, switch on, of service, debug and system maintenance from anywhere. Must have module
Must have module for software management system and also the background service. The module orchestrates all module and process in the software system. It shows present status off all process related to each media/event access. Number of workflows is not limited in the system. You never have to run or stop the workflow since it belongs to class of always run module. The workflow is not applying to people; it applies to content, so it simplified all process in a media corporation. Quick deployment in very complex system is the most attractive feature. The module is standard
Idea, story, content, draft story board registration to the management system. The story management will depend on workflow that the register allows to use, on which genre the story belong to.
Internet feed connection
Allow user to use internet feed as source of story with simple click. The system keep story updated with all interested internet source.
Social media interaction
Control and management of media feed to social network. Different workflow for media management may applied to allow effective way to broadcast the media. Social media view, share, like… management to let manager have some orientation on program attraction for public, the viewer influence, manage trailer of program before it goes broadcast
Highly adapted for news production channel or news program on general purpose channel. Allow quick and modern way of bringing news to TV screen. It needs module PAM to have full access to picture and graphic. Full collaboration with track change online editor for best experience of journalist.
Allow quick creation of rundown base on approved format. Widely available tool to support live production including automated highlight creation, sub rundown…Can use different format for different news program. Rundown can subject to approval, can export to EDL for future processing on Editor for some reporting program. Rundown will be automatically loaded to Ultra-X studio playout for newsroom automation.
Quick arrangement/calculation of pages for printing publishing base on content managed by system. The arrangement later will be directly loaded to publishing editor like InDesign or Quack Express.
View and comment on publishing print for final approval of content and arrangement.
Add scripting to News module, allow programing fully production cue for camera, voice over, graphic, background for each News or rundown. It need Studio Automation or Studio Play software and hardware driver to automate studio production.
Media Asset Management
Manage the completed media products, allow quick and efficient storing, retrieving, searching, commenting, approval…Browsing low-res media is available from anywhere when license Low-res is purchased. The right to change the metadata of each media belong to creator and also can flexibly assign by admin to anyone. Workflow is unique for each media, allow unlimited way of manipulation of accent media in the system.
Ingest file by file to descripted metadata. Ability to set house format to let system filtering the unwanted format. Can use different workflow to change the way system react on the ingested file: One file may pass-through the transcoding system before get stored in the storage of system as house media.
The module allow user to create direct subtitle to video ingested in MAM with low-res option or import subtitle file from popular subtitle format. Subtitle may export to other format or (1) burn to video as open subtitle using subtitle burning service, (2) package to video as close caption to video file with subtitle package service. Preview low-res video with subtitle for censorship is available.
Linear daily Playlist
Create daily playlist for playout system with full information on metadata and media status in system. The playlist is highly connected with MAM so the lowers preview is available for media ready in system. Full tool set available include insert, add, delete, anchor… support quickly insert commercial inside the program. Playlist editing is prohibited for a setting time before going on-air.
Creating and managing channel frame, manage dummy media with metadata manage serial/season, manage alternative program, program license, registering new media, assigning planed production media to teams, export daily program. All the action is connected to MAM or related to MAM allow homogenous management system, no task duplication from traffic to playout. No place for wrongly playout file.
The unique workflow binds the equipment management with media production. Equipment booking, rental status became part of production procedure. Allow checking, booking, renting, return and tracking of equipment in relation to interested story/program. No accepted story means not able to get access of any equipment.
Checking, booking, get approval to use facilities
Checking, booking, get approval to use vehicle or hide outside transportation
Production cost and production incentive
Allow manager to evaluate the story/report/program for incentive and tracking/ approval the production cost of each program. The module requires to have production plan with breakdown rated production cost of each genre to functioning. MAM License, Story License, Traffic license, Daily playlist Module license required.
Production Asset Management
Material required for production (most of them are raw clips from cameras) are catalogued with content, genre, project, scene description… and group tag for quick selection on editing time. Low-res option is required for browsing, archiving, and low-res proxy production. Support searching, low-res previewing, marking, commenting, description, scene marking, cue… Automatic scene detection is available with Scene detection service license. Ingest full camera memory stick or folder to working project with folder separation available.
Proxy Cut Editing
EDL proxy editing on web from anywhere. Allow only cut-to-cut editing. Instant share editing result with manager or partner to get approval before fine editing. EDAL can be open by any editing system connected to PAM for finishing
Editor Plug-in for PAM
Working with PAM to extend the capacities of Adobe Premier, Edius. Plug-in let Editor to search, browse for any scene descripted in PAM. The plug-in controls the editing environment to allow user to work fully complete project on lowers allow resolution-independent editing in low processing power NLE. Project will be rendered finally on highress on request any time. The exported file will be automatically registered to MAM.
Manage NAS storage from web browser. Systematic flush, HMS, User quota management to enforce user use storage economically and preventing system from overload.
Manage archiving and restore highness from LTO. Module is integrated to booth MAM and PAM for best performance and ease of use. Request archive and restore are executed by background services. The module works with both tape library and tape recorder only. Require Read/write LTO service installed in data pump to work with LTO. Manual library with manual tape inserts and retrieved is possible thank to the GUI of the service to communicate with tape operator. Browse/View content of any material stored in the Archive in any networked PC thanks to the Low-res system
Managing OTT publication. Manage genre and subgenre as required by sale. API available.
Manage asset log, data change log, action log for security and control
Statistic and analyze Module (on request)
Statistic and Analyze on request, export the result to Excel.
The module integrates with Broadcast Evidence recording system to view the time recorded file and playlist recorded files. Evidence extraction available as an option.
License to manage distributed storage with WAN connection. Central controlled low-res, distributed high-res. The module make hybrid cloud available: metadata on the clouds, high-res file on local storage.
To automated video/text/even processing, some of the following background service can be ordered to make system completed:
Watch folder ingest service
Ingest all video file in watch folder with automated metadata creation. Metadata may come from description or from file name.
Automatic create thumbnail from uploaded video. Manual extraction thumbnail from video in low-res browsing is possible. Can use external picture for representative thumbnail to use with EPG, OTT…
Is a service to create video low-res from uploaded video – ingested video (MAM-PAM). Automatic load balancing, multi thread, unlimited server installation in system.
Allow system to communicate with user over SMS. Not included modem and communication subscription. SMS stringer is configured under Workflow on the design time.
Allow system to communicate with user over email. Email stringer is configured under workflow as part of workflow builder. Mail server not included
Voice Over packaging service
Demux, mux voice-over channel to video. It will add more audio channel to MXF Video
Multi thread, load balancing. Allow configure setting of the number of maximum threads for a system. Not limited the instance installed in the servers to increase the transcode power as a standard version. Mainconcept transcoder is an option.
Third party transcode
Seamless integration of third party codec and transcoding software like Harmonic Procoder, Telestream, Elecard.. into system workflow.
Video merging service
Create long video from sequent of short one. Codec not changed.
Video extracting service
Allow extract marked sub clips from video and download it to desktop to save time and local storage
Automatic service to detect freeze frame, black frame, audio loss.
QC Integration Service
Integration of QC server of third party like Tektronix, Baton, Telestream, Elecard… All information is marked for frame and available for revise from lowers browser of MAM/PAM system. Required MAM/PAM to function.
Automatic recognize scene change and report to MAM/PAM system for quick scene searching and description. Integrate key-frame for scene. Require PAM module
Burning open subtitle to video.
Import Subtitle to MAM
Allows system to review sub with low-res video on the system
Burn logo or watermarking to video for license protection. Config from workflow.
Closed Caption Packaging
Package Closed Caption to digital video according to CEA and DVB standard for playout on video server.
Wrapping service for MXF file, change the container from MPEG to MXF.
Widely use service in system by workflow to transfer media. Auto resume.
UDP transfer Service
Fast file transferring over delayed network service to replace FTP on request Third party UP engine accepted (Aspera, Telecast…) as an option
Service allows building workflow with un-limited check point required intervention of staff or manager.
LTO manager service. Write/read LTFS LTO. Automatic connect with MAM system for archiving service. Automatic transfer file from system storage to Data-pump and write to LTO according to user’s policy. Periodically or full LTO capacity automated archive. Automatic restore file to system from Data-pump instead from LTO if the file still in Data-pump. Automatic respond to restore request from MAM system and automatic restore files. Configuration of service over service managing system
Prompter text Export
For prompter that do not have MOS option, the service allows quick bring all prompter information from management system to prompter according to the rundown.
Playlist export to playout server and studio server
Service do the playlist text/html export
SQL Field Synchronizing
Metadata synchronizing service to synchronize 02 different SQL Database