Articles You May Have Missed – February 28, 2018

Calling all video editors. This week we showcase two articles on cloud-based production workflows. If you are involved in bringing content to life, these two articles will help you decide if a cloud-based solution might be for you. Part one of the series reviews the underlying technology of Avid’s MediaCentral | Cloud UX. Part two reveals how dock10 in MediaCity UK uses remote editing and server-based production storage to rapidly turn around content from remote sites—all without having a massive crew and expensive technology on site.

This article looks at the underlying technology of the Avid MediaCentral | Cloud UX editing interface.

This article looks at the underlying technology of the Avid MediaCentral | Cloud UX editing interface.

In today’s fast-pace media world, content often needs to be edited where the content is being produced. A workflow has been developed by Avid that supports an off-site, high-end post production workflow. All the editor needs is an adequate internet connection. The solution relies on PCoIP, a protocol developed by software developer Teradici, which is much faster than TCP. When combined with Microsoft Azure cloud and Avid’s MediaCentral | Cloud UX, the result can be an efficient, cloud-based edit suite. 

Read more in the article, “Cutting on the go: Part 1”.

The Car Crash TV Channel brings together content from one location, voice overs from another location and packing in the UK.

The Car Crash TV Channel brings together content from one location, voice overs from another location and packing in the UK.

Based in the heart of MediaCity UK in Salford, northwest England, is production house dock10. The facility is known for producing everything from popular TV shows and sports matches to cutting edge VFX-based commercials and corporate videos for leading brands.

This article looks at how the production house uses cloud-based remote-editing technology to produce live content. dock10 worked with the BBC to develop an efficient cloud-based workflow to support major event coverage. A key goal was to provide a full-featured edit suite but without the traditional cost of moving staff and equipment to remote locations. 

Read more at “Cutting on the go: Part 2”.

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