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image from Cantemo to Showcase Latest Integrations for the Adobe Video Tools with iconik, the AI-Enabled Video Management Hub, at IBC 2018

Cantemo, a provider of next-generation media management solutions, will introduce new and improved integrations between Cantemo iconik, the company’s cloud-based platform for video management, and the Adobe® Creative Cloud® video applications, at IBC 2018. The integrations enable easy global collaboration and simplified asset production workflows. The latest version improves the workflow between iconik and Adobe Premiere® Pro CC with the addition of proxy workflows, which allow users to generate, share, and work on low-resolution versions (proxies) of their content within Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

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image from Discover The True Meaning of Next-Gen Media Management at IBC

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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image from Cantemo Introduces Major Upgrades to Media Management Solution, Cantemo Portal, at IBC 2018

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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image from Could AI really revolutionise the way we produce and manage content?

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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image from Importing placeholders, items, and files into Cantemo Portal

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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image from Asset Management for OTT

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.

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At Cantemo, we are continually updating our solutions to deliver the right tools in a constantly evolving industry. Each new version of Portal improves the efficiency that bit more, meaning you can get your content in front of the consumer that much quicker and easier. The latest version of Cantemo Portal is no exception, with a number of improvements to the review and approve workflows, application of metadata, and some extra flexibility in Rules Engine.

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image from Cantemo Introduces Time-based Commenting and Single Instance Metadata in Cantemo Portal 3.4

Cantemo has launched the latest version of its Media Asset Management solution, Cantemo Portal. Cantemo Portal 3.4 features improvements to the review and approve workflows. This includes an improved user experience, as well as support for timecode based commenting. Users can add comments linked to a specific time within the video. These can also be easily updated and replied to against that same specific time. The latest version also enables single-instance metadata fields.

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image from NAB Show - Reflecting on a Successful Week in the Desert

It’s now been exactly two weeks since NAB came to an end and what a show it was for the Cantemo team. We gave presentations on AI, hosted a lunch and learn, spoke on podcasts and offered demos of a number of new partner integrations – it was a busy week! On the Wednesday, we were really pleased to co-host a ‘lunch-and-learn’ with partner, NetApp, to discuss the joint deployment of Cantemo Portal and NetApp’s StorageGRID Webscale at one of Germany’s most state-of the-art production and media technology companies, ProSiebenSat.

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image from Cantemo Announces API Integration between iconik and AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Cantemo announced today an API integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), featuring interoperability between Cantemo iconik and AWS Elemental MediaConvert. This API integration between the two solutions enables customers to easily transcode for various video formats, whilst keeping all of that media well organized, making it easy to find the right versions, collaborate with other stakeholders, and distribute to multiple platforms. AWS Media Services are a family of fully-managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud.

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image from Building Workflows for a Video-First World at BVE 2018

Last month, NMR exhibited at BVE 2018 at the Excel in London. At our booth, we demoed Cantemo Portal and the new hybrid-cloud hub for managing video, iconik. Lots of visitors to our booth were interested in hearing more about the video (or artificial) intelligence capabilities of iconik, which enables users to identify and automatically tag video content upon ingestion with metadata capable of describing even minute objects and entities. This means that content ingested by the platform is highly discoverable.

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