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Digital Studio|September 2018

Solving challenges of the ‘TV Everywhere’ universe with automated Work Order Management

The Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry is currently witnessing huge momentum in context to original content. Digital OTT businesses have given rise to new complexities in content operations, that content creators need to manage across sprawling supply chains. In this multiplatform environment, content creators can no longer rest on existing independently functioning systems that result in ‘Islands of Automation’.

In a bid to help M&E companies embrace automation, Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus, will showcase the latest transformational additions to its flagship product CLEARTM Media ERP at IBC 2018 — the world’s leading media, entertainment and technology show. PFT is all set to demonstrate its power-packed solutions built on the back of CLEAR’s powerful Work Order Management, embedded with Media Asset Management (MAM). Here’s a glimpse:

Content Acquisition Portal: Automated Work Order to manage planning, acquiring, evaluating, cataloguing and scheduling content

CLEARTM Media ERP’s Content Acquisition Portal serves as an entry point for all media files from any geographical location across the global supply chain, without the need for a VPN. Once ingested on to the portal, users can either trigger further downstream actions manually, or automate these actions based on business rules. Powered by Work Order Management, the solution enables users to perform work order-based ingest, assign tasks to relevant resources/vendors and track the status of all tasks conveniently through a unified dashboard. It is equipped with tools for content acquisition operations like file transfers (via Aspera/Signiant), auto QC (pre-integrated with Baton/Cerify), full QC (pre-integrated with Adobe Premiere Pro), content enrichment (cataloguing/subtitling) and archival.

CLEARTM OTT Distribution: ONE Software with end-to-end automation for OTT Distribution – from Scheduling to Delivery

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