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Avid - MediaCentral | Editorial Management

Avid MCPMWhether you have a single facility or multiple locations worldwide, MediaCentral | Production Management enables contributors around the world to work on projects simultaneously using a simple web interface. Easily check in and out of projects, and centralize media management. With intelligence applied to every asset, media becomes easier to locate, use, and repurpose. And teams can stay focused on creating content rather than managing it.


MediaCentral | Production Management gives your organization the capacity to do more, from developing new programming, to extending your reach into new markets and platforms. Used in conjunction with Media Composer | Cloud Remote, it enables fully remote Media Composer | Ultimate editing, opening new possibilities for workgroups. And when paired with the MediaCentral | Publish app and the MediaCentral | Distribute multiplatform distribution service, you can publish content to audiences across multiple platforms and devices faster and more effectively.

Take content creation and playout to a whole new level of speed, efficiency, and creativity. The new high-speed Avid FastServe video servers make media instantly accessible to production teams around the world. They enable you to log content live as it happens, and facilitate ingest, playout, or replay in near real time—even at 4K and 8K resolutions and beyond. Live broadcast and sports workflows have never been this fast.

high-speed Avid FastServe video servers make media instantly accessible to production teams around the world. They enable you to log content live as it happens, and facilitate ingest, playout, or replay in near real time—even at 4K and 8K resolutions and beyond. Live broadcast and sports workflows have never been this fast.

From small post-production teams to large media enterprises with hundreds of connected users, MediaCentral | Production Management can be scaled for any workflow. Accessible through the newly redesigned MediaCentral | Cloud UX graphical web and mobile app interfaces, it integrates seamlessly with Media Composer | Ultimate, Avid NEXIS, and a wide range of third-party solutions to connect and streamline your production workflow. 

  
 
Avid - Phrasefind
Avid PhrasefindAccelerate editing with powerful dialog search

Stop wasting time and money generating transcripts of your projects just to organize and locate media more easily. It’s back... With PhraseFind 2—the powerful new version of the acclaimed dialog indexing and search option for Media Composer—you can quickly find all relevant clips by simply typing a word or phrase. PhraseFind automatically analyzes all clips in your project and phonetically indexes all audible dialog, so you can spend less time searching for the right media and more time focusing on what matters most—your story.

PhraseFind 2 is here for Media Composer—Contact us for a quote or more information. 
   
 

Avid Scriptsync

Avid Scriptsync
Speed up script-based editing.

It’s back and better than ever! With ScriptSync 2—a powerful dialog search and sync option for Media Composer—you can eliminate time-consuming manual media searches and quickly find the best take or perfect clip fast. ScriptSync phonetically indexes all text and audible dialog in your project automatically and then syncs each source clip to its associated line in the script. Once synced, you can quickly locate all relevant clips in seconds based on a scene number, page number, or word or phrase search, enabling you to compare performances in the context of your story.

ScriptSync 2.0 here for Media Composer—Contact us for a quote or more information.


   
 

Caption, language, and video description intelligence. Automated.

Avid IlluminateAutomatically verify captioning, video description, and languages with unrivaled speed, accuracy, and scalability with the Avid Illuminate suite. Featuring three individual modules—Avid QC, Avid Comply, and Avid Align—Avid Illuminate frees you from the time, expense, and stress of validating content. Whether you’re authoring captions, preparing them for online or OTT distribution, reporting on broadcast compliance, or working in multilingual playout and distribution environments, Avid Illuminate eases the burden of quality control to ensure the best viewer experience possible.
   
 
Intelligent media search. Simplified.

Avid Dialogue Search
Speech is ubiquitous. That’s why it can be such a chore and challenge to find that certain clip you need from hundreds of hours of dialogue-heavy footage. Avid Dialogue Search makes the task easy. Simply type any combination of words or phrases, and Avid Dialogue Search will locate every clip that contains these spoken words in seconds—across all available storage and archives. And with its powerful metadata search and filtering capabilities, you can find and utilize media that would have gone otherwise unnoticed, increasing your media monetization opportunities.
   
 

Social Media Hub

Social Media ManagementPowerful social media management for broadcasters

Social Media Hub (SMH) increases viewer engagement by enabling audiences to interact directly with the broadcast via popular social networks. SMH lets broadcasters collect, filter, moderate, and air user generated social media content alongside programming. SMH integrates with existing systems and workflows, allowing for quick and easy control and management of social media content. SMH also allows pushing graphic content generated during the production to social media.
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Avid Maestro

Maestro
Enterprise on air graphic solution for broadcast productions

From newscasts to sports programming, the graphic needs of today’s broadcasters are complex. Maestro provides a complete on-air graphics solution that enables you to easily create, compose, and play out stunning, high-resolution graphics and animations. Thanks to its modular architecture, Maestro can be customized for a wide variety of environments and integrates seamlessly with solutions across the Avid MediaCentral Platform, as well as third-party news and editing applications.
   
 

Avid ISIS | 5500

ISIS 5500
The cornerstone of collaboration

Get the unrivaled performance, protection, and real-time editorial collaboration you need to accelerate workflows. The successor to the popular ISIS 5000, ISIS | 5500 offers even greater scalability, collaboration, and value in a smaller, more affordable design. It’s the ideal shared storage system for post production, small broadcasters, education, and corporate environments with smaller budgets and workgroups.
   

Avid NEXIS | FS

Avid Nexis FS
All Avid NEXIS hardware components are powered by NEXIS | FS, a highly intelligent, scalable file system that unites all of your media together—no matter how many storage engines you have. Mix and match enterprise-class (“E”) engines for maximum scalability, or choose the standalone professional-class NEXIS | PRO system for smaller productions. And add more Media Packs to increase storage capacity.
   
 

Avid Media | Distribute

Media Distribute smShape a total audience experience

Media | Distribute simplifies, speeds, and unifies distribution of content to diverse channels and devices, enabling broadcasters to shape a total audience experience. Media | Distribute links production with distribution to web, mobile, and social media outlets by orchestrating workflow and automating file preparation and transcoding. It provides a single interface within iNEWS or Interplay | Production to create and deliver content to any selected destination platform.
   
 

Avid Media | Index

Aivd Media | Index Find and access media faster—everywhere

Media | Index is a Media Suite media management module that accelerates and extends file search across multiple systems—regardless of where the media is stored. Its high-performance search engine enables you to find and preview content instantly across multiple databases—even globally—and serves as the linchpin of collaboration. As the ultimate media sharing facilitator and timesaver, Media | Index provides significant cost savings and improves efficiency, so you can maximize your time and create higher quality content.
   
 

Avid iNEWS

Inews smAccelerate reach, revenue and ratings

Avid iNEWS® is a powerful newsroom management system that serves as the dynamic center of content creation and distribution, providing opportunities to help you capture more viewers while reducing operating costs. This comprehensive news broadcast solution enables you to quickly create and deliver breaking news that reaches audiences across TV, web, mobile, and social media channels.
 
TAvid iNEWShe iNEWS newsroom management system is the dynamic center of news content creation and distribution, enabling you to create and deliver breaking news, unify your entire newsroom operation, and engage audiences across a broad spectrum of TV, web, mobile, and social media channels (leveraging the Media | Distribute option).