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August 09, 2018

From Lens to Archive, Media Management with NewTek NDI pt. 3

Miss the first two parts of the series? Check them out here! Part 1 Part 2 Let’s look at another option: Our platform software. We put in an NDI capture volume. So we go into our software and we have the option of an NDI receive and an NDI send. With something like a logo

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August 09, 2018

From Lens to Archive, Media Management with NewTek NDI pt. 2

Miss part 1? Part 1 Let’s talk about media management fundamentals and some best practices.

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August 09, 2018

From Lens to Archive, Media Management with NewTek NDI

Let’s talk about the basics of NewTek’s NDI [Network Digital Interface], a groundbreaking technology that opens a lot of doors for the video industry. I’ll take you through my NDI journey and compare it to SDI [Serial Digital Interface], which had been the standard digital interface since 1989.

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August 06, 2018

ProMAX Adobe Creative Cloud Workflows

ProMAX Systems helps solve the most challenging media management issues for video teams using Adobe Creative Cloud©.  Beyond a complete ecosystem to help all of your media management issues, we have also created an array of functions to specifically help with Adobe Premiere Pro© and Adobe After Effects© users. Premiere Pro© Panels The more time

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July 11, 2018

Creating a Workflow your Team will Actually Use pt.3

The Cure In our industry, a simple workflow generally has four areas: media organization, media protection, media security, and storage-based management. This workflow covers everything from ingest of new material to archiving old material. You’ll come to understand the entire flow of your work.

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July 11, 2018

Creating a Workflow your Team will Actually Use pt.2

Protection I like to use this rule: you only backup when you don’t want to do the work over again. That’s the only time you need to back up. How often do you want to do work over again? Never! I did that once. You’ve all done it. “Oh, no, I have to do all that again???” Now, sometimes

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July 11, 2018

Creating a Workflow your Team will Actually Use pt.1

Creating exceptional video is not as easy as it looks. Those of us on the inside can commiserate about this endlessly. Or you can do something about it. The hard truth is that media production workflows have presented us problems for decades.

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July 11, 2018

What to Know When it Comes to Thunderbolt Storage

Thunderbolt connectivity has been a mainstay in professional video production teams since it’s inception in 2011. It gave us all the high-performance connectivity that we always wanted out of USB, though admittedly, at this point USB is pretty impressive!

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October 13, 2016

The 4K Myth: Can you edit in 4K without breaking your budget?

  We have heard the 4K buzz chant for some time now, “You’ve got to get ready for 4K!” This is immediately followed by another chant from storage manufacturers and other vendors wanting to take advantage of the growing need for 4K by pushing media professionals into purchasing more products. The need for 4K often

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