Configure Your Platform

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MediaCentral can be flexibly configured and scaled to meet your media workflow needs today and tomorrow. And with new MediaCentral subscriptions, you can stay current and always have access to the latest features. Whether you need newsroom management, production management, and/or asset management—accessible through a web client and apps for smartphones and tablets—here are the capabilities your platform can provide for you and your teams.

Choose one or more workflow modules

  • Asset Management—Browse and retrieve media across multiple tiers of storage from anywhere
  • Newsroom Management—Create stories and manage rundowns locally and remotely for fast turnaround news production
  • Production Management—Browse, search, share, and collaborate on media and projects with local and remote teams

Choose your mode(s) of access to MediaCentral

  • Cloud UX—Access projects, media, and more through a web browser on a computer or mobile device
  • Cloud UX for iOS—Access projects, media, and more using a native app for Apple iPhones and iPads

Add apps and services

  • Archive Production—Automatically archive and retrieve content to and from storage
  • Acquire—Preview, control, and schedule media ingest jobs from anywhere
  • Browse—View and get insight into all media assets, with hoverscrub preview and playback
  • Collaborate—Keep teams connected and up to date about stories, assignments, tasks, and resources
  • Deliver—Transfer media, sequences, and shotlists between workgroups
  • Document—Display PDF documents within MediaCentral
  • Ingest—Orchestrate media ingest into production and nearline storage to jumpstart editing
  • Log—Log video in customizable panes to provide more meaningful data and better search
  • Orchestrate—Create structured, repeatable workflows that automate processes
  • Process—Monitor the process of all background processes and media service activity
  • Publisher—Create and monetize tailored content for digital platforms and publish with a click
  • Research—See what’s trending across newswires and social media, with filter capabilities
  • Rundown—Plan, manage, and update rundowns to shape your live newscast
  • Search—Find media fast across multiple local and remote MediaCentral-managed systems
    • Phonetic Index option—Find specific clips quickly based on the dialogue they contain
  • Stream—Ingest remote IP stream contribution into Avid production environments
  • Shared Library—Automate media archive and restore workflows with a single unified archive
  • Sync—Get easy media backup by syncing multiple Production Management systems
  • Tasks—View all tasks assigned to you or your team for easier tracking and completion
  • Transcode—Automatically encode stored material into the resolutions you need
  • Transfer—Exchange high-res media with other workgroups, remote locations, and systems

Add companion applications and integrate editing teams

  • Capture—Schedule and automate media recording of up to five simultaneous live feeds
    • Router Connector option—Control broadcast routers
  • Command—Manage news playout with automated device control and rundown linking
    • Maestro Connector option—Control Maestro graphics solutions
    • Playout Connector option—Control FastServe video servers
    • Third-Party Graphics Connector option—Control non-Avid graphics devices
    • Third-Party Playout VDCP Connector option—Control non-Avid playout devices
  • Panel for Media Composer—Access content, Shared Library, and more in your interface
  • Panel for Third-Party Creative Tools—Access MediaCentral content directly in your Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and After Effects interface
  • Panel for OpenMedia—Access to MediaCentral content directly in OpenMedia newsroom systems
  • WorldMapper—Transform daily news and enhance stories with map-centric sequences

Connect third-party solutions

  • Archive—Connectors available for BlackPearl, Generic FS, Oracle DIVArchive, Quantum StorNext, and SGL/Masstech
  • Quality control—Connectors available for BATON and Minnetonka
  • Transcode—Connectors available for Generic Transcoder, root6, and Telestream Vantage
  • WAN acceleration—Connectors available for Aspera, FileCatalyst, and Signiant
  • Web, social media, and CMS—Connectors available for Brightcove, Facebook, Generic CMS, Twitter, WordPress WCMS, and YouTube

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