Digital Nirvana has introduced MetadataIQ, a brand new metadata automation software for content material producers utilizing the Avid media platform. A safe and scalable software-as-a-service (SaaS) resolution, MetadataIQ presents off-the-shelf integration with Avid Interplay™ to automate the end-to-end technique of producing speech-to-text and video intelligence metadata for Avid-based belongings whereas mechanically submitting media for transcription, captioning, and translations from inside the current workflow.
MetadataIQ permits operators to create and ingest several types of metadata — together with speech-to-text, facial recognition, OCR, logos, and objects, every with customizable marker durations and colour codes for simple identification — that may be accessed through the Avid MediaCentral™ atmosphere. Editors merely kind a search time period inside Interplay or MediaCentral, establish the related clip, and begin creating content material. For VOD and content material repurposing, video intelligence metadata aids in product placement/substitute and precisely figuring out advert spots.
The platform is the primary to supply on-premises transcoding and clever extraction of audio recordsdata to generate speech-to-text transcripts. Users aren’t required to create a low-res proxy or manually import recordsdata into Avid MediaCentral. MetadataIQ mechanically generates speech-to-text transcripts for file-based belongings along with streaming speech-to-text transcripts from rising audio belongings in actual time. Operators have the choice of sending transcripts to Digital Nirvana’s processing facilities for high-quality, human-curated output, which is returned inside Interplay.
MetadataIQ integrates straight with the corporate’s Trance platform for the technology of transcripts, captions, and translations in all industry-supported codecs. In-house groups can submit recordsdata straight from their current workflow and obtain the output as sidecar recordsdata or ingest them straight again into Interplay as markers.
“By delivering full automation over the technology and ingestion of related metadata as locators into Avid, MetadataIQ helps editors precisely establish related content material to save lots of effort and time. For instance, we’ve had customers report that the method of making new content material has been diminished from 15 hours to 2 hours,” says Hiren Hindocha, CEO, Digital Nirvana. “In addition, our platform replaces a number of conventional guide processes — from creating low-res proxies to submitting recordsdata to 3rd events for transcripts, captions, and translations — to extend the effectivity of manufacturing, preproduction, and stay content material creation processes.”
The MetadataIQ software program might be put in on-site on a devoted server or digital machine with Digital Nirvana offering full assist for deployment.