Complex media storage computer systems are employed by broadcasters, digital cinemas, digital signage, and other business and entertainment venues to capture, store and retrieve moving media content on systems that will preserve the original integrity of the content over time and technological transition. This book provides detailed information related to the concepts, applications, implementation and interfaces of video file servers, intelligent storage systems, media asset management services, content distribution networks, and mission critical platforms.
A tutorial and case example approach is taken to facilitate a thorough understanding of the technologies, using numerous illustrations, tables and examples. The text and appendices are designed to provide easy to access valuable reference and historical information.
.A focus on the media serving concepts and principles employed at the enterprise level
.Practical and technological summaries of the applications and linkages between media asset management and storage technologies for studio, television, and media production workflows
.Illustrations, standards, tables, and practical summaries serve as handy reference tools