20 Applications

Introduction

This chapter describes two typical digital asset management systems. It starts with a digital asset management system that was developed for a web site that makes historic newsreels available to the public. The other is a large archive project for a television news organization. These demonstrate the range that asset management covers. The first makes video content available online, and the second illustrates the improvements in operational efficiency when a video library is made available from the desktop throughout a corporation.

British Pathe

In the days before we watched news footage on television, the only way that the public could see the news in moving pictures was the cinema newsreel. This was a short compilation ...

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