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Arcvideo Collector

Materials uploading system based on media files

Arcvideo Collector as a file-based media asset uploading solution provides the capability to capture and insert the dissociated media file into the Media Asset Management System (MAMS) that meets the requirement of file-unifying and storage. It provides the basic asset reservation for future content producing.

All-format resource identification

All-format resource identification

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.

Multi-source acquisition

Multi-source acquisition

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.

Complete metadata extraction

Complete metadata extraction

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.

Quick resource editing

Quick resource editing

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

Standardized material output

Standardized material output

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.

Multi-API support

Multi-API support

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.