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Customise BLAM with plug-ins which meet specific business and operational requirements.

The core BLAM features may be augmented to meet specific business and operational requirements with the range of off-the-shelf plug-ins. The plug-ins enable system builders to readily customise the platform with ease; BLAM automatically discovers the plug-in services at its disposal so scaling, including temporary ‘burst’ capacity / functionality is seamless.
Ingest

INGEST

Highest quality linear / baseband acquisition from line and VTR sources. Highly automated Ingest can create multiple frame locked file formats from a single source.

Revolver

REVOLVER

Perpetual, loop, record capability providing a master and browse file which may be instantly accessed for editing, enabling a fast turn-around production capability.

Tailor

TAILOR

Enables extremely fast cut and splice editing without decompressing source essence. Tailor eliminates rendering, processing delay and loss of quality from source to target.

Adobe Premier

ADOBE PREMIER

Provides access to all the core asset and workflow management features of BLAM from with Adobe Premier including live editing and management of Adobe projects.

Veloce

VELOCE

Allows instant access to live recordings enabling non-linear editing. Veloce provides the fastest & accurate method to preparing live packages highlights ‘in-game’.

Flicart Controller

FLEXICART CONTROLLER

Enables bulk, unattended cassette tape ingest / digitisation through control of a Sony Flexicart allowing a highly automated process reducing operational effort and cost.

VTR Monitor

VTR MONITOR

Enables VTR channel status data to be captured during operations through Sony’s Interactive Status Reporting interface to ensure quality control during VT operations.

Baceband Player

BASEBAND PLAYER

The player service frame accurately decodes file based essence and outputs this as baseband SDI for viewing on a video monitor assisting visual quality assurance.

StoreFront

STOREFRONT

While-label content point-of-sale platform which provides a simple system for content owners to monetise their media catalogue through a branded public-facing portal.

Transcode

TRANSCODE

Utilising the latest codecs, filtering and scaling technology to meet all broadcast and new delivery channel formats, transcode also provides graphics and title insertion.

Layback

LAYBACK

Provides ‘print to tape’ or ‘outgest’ function by decoding file based essence whilst controlling a VTR enabling frame accurate insert, assemble and compile edits.

Matadata Injector

METADATA INJECTOR

Enables metadata from AMWA AS-11 / DPP compliant files to be read into the BLAM on import or the metadata to be injected into files on export / delivery.

Inventory Manager

INVENTORY MANAGER

Enables the management of physical assets, such as video cassettes, by recording media storage location information linked to library management systems.

Rights Manager

RIGHTS MANAGER

Provides catalogue & frame accurate rights management data to clips and other assets providing content genealogy, material embargo and multiple rights holder tracking.

DRM

DRM

Protect file based content with the Digital Rights Management encryption plug-in. Enables the secure storage & distribution of content by controlling viewing access.

Accelerated File Delivery

ACELERATED FILE DELIVERY

Overcome delivery bottlenecks and quicken large digital file delivery through the secure and reliable acceleration plug-in utilising UDP and multiple TCP stream technology.

Fingerprinting

FINGERPRINTING

Fingerprint content on digitisation or publication for passive DRM to ensure compliant, within licence, use on a wide range of media delivery channels.

Reporting

REPORTING

Inform business decisions with key management information on content such as distribution, consumption & search trends or garner data to optimise operations.

Streaming

STREAMING

At the forefront of secure content delivery over the Web delivering streamed video over the latest Premium Video in HTML5 utilising WebCrypto, MSE & EME.

File QC

FILE QC

Provides a unified, frame accurate, timeline based quality assurance tool set to enhance partner provisioned file based quality control tools with human assurance.

Scheduler

SCHEDULER

Enables scheduled tasks to be set and managed with the BLAM. Used for setting time and calendar based workflows such as line recording or content publication.

Billing

BILLING

Linked to StoreFront and Rights Manager the plug-in is the connector to house billing systems to ensure clips sales are billed and rights obligations met.

AutoSlater

AUTOSLATER

Automatically creates video slates based on set content metadata. Resulting slates are automatically stitched to the master video for a highly automated delivery or archiving workflow.

Watermarking

WATERMARKING

Enhances copy protection by using invisible digital watermarks.

Voice to Text

VOICE TO TEXT

Voice to text plug-in allows any recorded spoken content to be converted to text and stored as metadata, idea for bootstrapping contextual metadata for archive content.

Publisher

PUBLISHER

Rapidly respond to new delivery channels with the BLAM Publishing plug-in. Enables simple to set publishing for any on-line content channel or platform.

Subtitle Capture

SUBTITLE CAPTURE

Capture subtitle data direct form tape based sources direct to subtitle files or enrich content metadata index.