Arcvideo Collector supports all major media formats in the market and can extract metadata from the media file automatically based on users’ requirements. Arcvideo Collector can automatically extract metadata such as audio/video format, bitrate, resolution, frame rate, duration, etc. from the media file based on users’ requirements. The information is communicated to the MAMS following specific interface rules.
Arcvideo Collector supports media file collecting from multiple sources, including basic hard drive copy/rip from major DVD&BD format/gathered by web spider and media shot by the camera. It gathers all dissociated media files and stores them to the designated storage location.
Arcvideo Collector supports complete metadata extraction for the assets by automatically extracting the file’s Director/Performer/Genre/Publisher and Year etc. based on the file’s location and the description provided by the system. The information is used to enable cataloging and fast searching for the media asset.
Arcvideo Collector supports fast-editing for the resource, such as automatic resolution transform between 4:3 and 16:9; manual add/removal of black-edging; adding embedded or an add-on subtitle; sound track copy or gain; adding a logo; blurring the logo; partial mosaic; timeline trim; ad insertion; snapshot; video clipping; etc. Arcvideo Collector has a built-in standalone playback system that provides real WYSWYG support that can see the changes real-time in the preview windows
Arcvideo Collector supports unified transcoding for assets that can transcode different kinds of medium and format into a unified standard. Users can customize the asset-to-be’s format, bitrate, frame rate, package type, subtitle, sound track, etc. Via unified transcoding, users can evaluate the storage capacity and the expansion scale of the MAMS and also get the most standard file provided for content producing.
Arcvideo Collector provides two sets of API based on SOAP and REST that can seamlessly and rapidly integrate Arcvideo Collector into the existing third-party broadcast system.