Tech Blog: Videos

February 13, 2017

How to Edit in 4K+ without Breaking the Budget

This video shows excerpts on How to Edit 4K+ without Breaking the budget.  Please click here to watch the full 52 minute video presentation.

High Resolution media can place a significant demand on your existing computer infrastructure, making it difficult for editors to create projects without dropped frames.  Trends in CODECS and frame size can push stream sizes to 500+ MB/second.  And debayering (decompressing) certain high-res highly compressed footage like R3D can overload mid-range workstation CPU’s causing dropped frames.

With the growing demand for 4K+ media and higher resolution footage, can your existing computer infrastructure keep up with these requirements?

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December 02, 2016

African Production Co. Gets Lucky with ProMAX Platform

African Production Co. Lucky Bean, Gets Lucky with ProMAX Platform

“What really get’s me excited about technology is how it can help me tell a story” tells Donald Clarke, CEO of Lucky Bean Johannesburg, South Africa.  “And that why we have gone for the ProMAX because it helps is deliver on the amazing stories that we tell across the array of productions that we have”.  “We were looking for something easy to use, that didn’t need an IT dept to manage, robust, fast and ProMAX Platform blew all the other competition away.”

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March 18, 2016

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Promax Platform Active Directory Integration

Platform Active Directory Integration – don’t just synchronize your AD, join the domain!  Promax Platform offers native integration with Microsoft Active Directory so you can secure your video servers like the rest of your infrastructure. Most video storage systems connect and synchronize user accounts to and from your domain controller.  This approach can create failed

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January 09, 2016

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Project Collaboration with Avid Software

ProMAX Platform now emulates the features of an Avid ISIS with Project Bin Locking.

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December 08, 2015

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Expanding Platform with 3rd Party Storage

ProMAX now offers users the ability to add their own 3rd party storage solutions to Platform.

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November 15, 2015

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Isolate Content with Platform Spaces

An online college professor needs a way to easily manage and monitor the storage needed by his/her students. This Isolate Content with Platform Spaces video shows how to do this effectively for the education sector, though it’s applicable to many other industries.

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November 08, 2015

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Project Organization with Platform Spaces

Workflow, storage and project organization inefficiencies can be mitigated. Learn how our Platform Spaces product can help streamline your way of thinking about organizing your media.

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October 29, 2015

Offload the workstation from ingest by connecting external storage directly to the ProMAX Platform. This allows the workstation to continue editing and working on projects and not use up your bandwidth for file ingest.

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