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“What happens in Vegas, I'm telling everyone.” Dane Cook The NAB Show is one of our most exciting events to attend every year. It’s never a dull moment with a steady stream of great partners and old friends stopping by. Every year there are new conversations as to where the changes in our industry are taking us next. We’re off to Vegas again with our own contributions to this year’s conversation about the coming changes in media.

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Cantemo Portal™ 4.0 is the largest release in four years. This has been the result of a growing team and working closely with our customers, who run some of the most cutting-edge operations in the world of broadcast and enterprise media. As their needs have continued to evolve, we have been thinking forward to anticipate the future needs of the industry. To move forward in media management, organisations will need: More cloud compliance Faster and more secure file transfers Greater security against unauthorised access Powerful control over user access and roles that is intuitive

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Cantemo® and BASE Media Cloud Partner to Deliver Integrated Cloud Services for Little Dot Studios We’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with BASE Media Cloud to integrate Cantemo iconik®, our cloud video hub, into BASE Media Cloud’s managed cloud services platform. The integration will enable the organisation and easy collaboration of media content throughout the production, post-production and delivery workflow. BASE Media Cloud delivers globally-available cloud services for digital media companies of all sizes, enabling them to securely store, process, edit, and distribute media online.

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There are many misconceptions surrounding what moving to the cloud really entails, and what the true benefits of a cloud infrastructure are. In this blog post, we explore the top five things wrongly assumed about migrating media management to the cloud (and what the truth really is!). 1. I need to be an IT company to implement a media management solution in the cloud Many believe that installing a cloud management solution can take weeks!

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Cantemo and Backblaze have launched an integrated solution to deliver a cost-efficient cloud media management and storage solution. The joint solution has already been implemented by Everwell. The combination of Cantemo iconik and Backblaze B2 enables users to ingest and archive raw assets from Backblaze without having to maintain a local server and storage hardware installation. Once uploaded, every team member has immediate access to raw assets and lightweight proxy files which are quickly generated by iconik.

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Cantemo announced today an API integration between Cantemo iconik and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental Server. Video providers increasingly need to enable multiple stakeholders in different locations to access content in complex workflows where teams can create, collaborate, distribute, and intelligently manage media projects. API integration between Cantemo’s solutions and AWS Elemental Server combines a well-established solution for on-premises video transcoding with all the scalability and simplicity of the cloud and pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Want to know why Cantemo Portal is the solution chosen by some of the world’s biggest media and entertainment brands to manage billions of Euros worth of content? Then meet us at booth 7.D67 at IBC. Here’s what we’ll be showcasing on our stand: Pre-release previews of Portal 4.0 Having undergone a number of significant upgrades, the latest version of Cantemo Portal will be on show at our booth where we’ll be offering pre-release previews.

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Cantemo, a provider of next-generation media management solutions, is to offer a pre-release preview of the latest version of Cantemo Portal, its media management platform, at IBC 2018. Cantemo Portal 4.0 features core upgrades, improving the simplicity of file transfers and downloads, and offering better control over user access. The latest version of the solution features upgrades to Elasticsearch, Python and Django. This includes API support for Elasticsearch aggregations, making searching and indexing even the largest of content libraries simple, quick and accurate.

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Never has there been such a need for video content to be so compelling and available on multiple devices and platforms instantly. With so much competition for viewing time in almost every media sector, producers are creating more elaborate content in a number of separate formats and resolutions. In response to this, AI technology looks sets to completely shake up the way we produce content for entertainment, pointing to a revolution in cinema, TV, VR and other video content production.

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Often times you will want to use third party tools to create files and related items in Portal rather than uploading, importing from storage, or using an auto-import folder. Here is the process I took which worked in registering both a new element available in a storage as well as adding different shapes to it. Hopefully it helps and is easy to replicate. I did it all with curl, but using anything else that can post should work fine.

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Competition in the OTT space is at an all-time-high. Faced with an increasingly saturated market, OTT providers must innovate if they want to succeed, by offering more than the TV experience. The challenge for OTT providers in particular is the multitude of different versions needed of every piece of content. This is because content needs to be distributed for multiple platforms and devices, which all have different formatting requirements. It is also because OTT platforms are in many cases being distributed outside of any previous geographic limitations.

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What is GDPR? The law is changing with regards to how companies use people’s data. From May 25th this year, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be introduced to protect EU citizens from organisations using their data wrongfully or irresponsibly. This puts control of people’s data back into their own hands, rightfully so. Under the new law, people have the right to access any information a company holds about them and to know why that data is being processed.