Comprehensive Asset Manager
MAM – DAM – PAM
MediaHive is a scalable and cost-effective media asset manager (MAM) that gives to Media Companies a web-based tool to easily store, tag, find, edit, share, monetize and distribute media content over multiple platforms. His flexibility provides a simple and unified interface for managing video, audio, docs, and subtitles and eliminate the typical complexity of media management. Media Hive is the perfect choice for different application: broadcast, post-production, content productions, marketing and press offices of corporations, educational, museums, associations.
Every company is a media company because creating, indexing, storing and publishing contents to a variety of channels is becoming a standard task and needs to be managed. That’s the circularity of the information that is enforced to all the subjects, that are the epicentre of sources and contents’ digitalization. Media Hive easily enables the necessary business activity to let users think only the real aspect of the contents and the storytelling, forgetting about the complex or time-consuming workflows behind the processes.
From small to large systems
Media HIVE supports your favourite web browser on any operating system, no software installation is required to use the system. Users can access the system from inside and outside company organization while is preserved the security policy.
Intuitive search engine
MediaHIVE incorporates a powerful search engine with google style search and preview or it can be switched to comprehensive advanced search where is possible to customize the queries.
MediaHIVE is completely storage agnostic, it supports any NAS, DAS, SAN via fibre, ISCSI or SAS interface. thanks to the micro-service architecture is possible to active plug-in that allows connectivity with Third party tape library storage and/or disk archive system.
MediaHIVE has a powerful built-in transcoding engine capable to read and generate the following format: MPEG-2, XDCAM, DV, DNxHD, AVC-Intra, IMX, MPEG4, Apple ProRes, WMV wrapped MXF, MOV, and AVI, up to 4K resolution. Proxy are automatically generates in MPEG4 and allows users to preview all the contents and create EDL (editing decision list). Common image format are supported as well as document such as doc, xls, pdf.
LTO and Cloud-based storages can be integrated as a plug-in in MediaHIVE, for archiving and restoring any content upon user request. The archive system can be fully customised starting from a single drive up to tape libraries with hundreds of slots and multiple drives, and manage a cloud archive at the same time.
Every business processes need an efficient workflow management system. MediaHIVE incorporates some workflow features by default, like: manual upload, automatic upload using watch folders, automatic metadata import, collections management. The workflow engine is natively designed to support a wide range of deployment models from a single simple task to multiple complex steps.
MediaHIVE provides an integrated video and audio editing tool. Using the collections, that editors call bins, users can generate sub-clips or brand new contents in the desired format for different purposes to be delivered to various platforms. MediaHIVE’s editing tool is a browser-based interface and frame-accurate where the user marks the sections of material to cut and trim; When the selection is done and the edit action starts, the high-res transcoding engine retrieves the source media files and generate the new essence as required.
Plug-in based system
MediaHIVE has been designed to be implemented with extra plug-ins; a wide range of them is already available but it is also possible to develop new custom plug-ins upon request in order to integrate any third-party system or covering customers specific workflows and needs. Among the plug-ins already available as an option, there are: OTT and social media publication, automatic file-based QC, content share by email, etc.
- Web-based User Interface
- Preview video, with streaming functionalities (includes frame by frame)
- Metadata management (custom metadata available)
- Upload single files and watch-folder automatic import available
- Works on local storage, virtual environment, or cloud based system
- Powerful search engine
- User management with LDAP integration
- Automatic generation of proxy files
- Built-in high resolution transcoder with watermarking options
- Fingerprinting functionalities
- Supports all popular media files (videos, audio and images), up to 4K resolution
- Supports Document management (all major docs format: doc, docx, pdf, etc.)
- Built-in rough-cut video editing
- Advanced user administration and policy management
- Workflow integration with XML and FTP management
- Plug-in to share content via mail
- XML export for Final Cut PRO and Adobe Premiere CC
- Plug-in for archive solution
- Plug-in for AI (speech to text, scene recognition)