Cumulus 5's filter for the Kodak DCS line. The free software can automatically
catalog information taken from the camera.
Canto Cumulus Captures Kodak Camera
software imports metadata from DCS models
has released a new piece of software that imports metadata from Kodak
DCS cameras. The Cumulus "Filter for Kodak DCS Cameras" is an
option for the Cumulus media asset management suite from Canto.
It allows users to automatically catalog all camera settings and other
metadata together with the imageincluding all camera settings and
are starting to recognize that metadata management is at the heart of
every good asset management solution, as metadata determines the value
of an asset," said Jennifer Neumann, Canto’s CEO, in a prepared statement.
of the new software include:
- Automatically captures
dozens metadata fields. These metadata fields are user-selectable and
include: image height and width, horizontal and vertical resolution,
compression, flash compensation and mode, thumbnail, exposure compensation,
file format, RGB process, author, photographer, balance mode, camera
model, determined illuminant, aperture, focus mode and point, drive
mode, maximum and minimum aperture, exposure mode, white balance mode,
ISO speed, meter mode, shutter time, artist, copyright notice, notes,
lens type, firmware version, focal length, noise filter, image number,
process choice, serial number, exposure time, F number, captured date,
self timer time, flash fired, subject distance, winding mode, sharpen,
sharpen level, color mode, calibration file name, color model, annotation,
longitude, exposure bias and program and sound file.
- Imports sound annotation
from cameras with voice recording
- Captures and allows
to visually search on GPS (Global Positioning System) information
- Reduces storage
demands by reading and converting native DCS file format
- Applies camera
calibration to color-correct images.
cameras include: DCS 660, DCS 560, DCS 620x, DCS 620, DCS 520, DCS 520/620
Base Kits, DCS 330, DCS 315 and DCS 460.
Macintosh demo is available on Canto’s Web site. The Cumulus Filter for
Kodak DCS Cameras is free. A license to batch-catalog images is available
at $69.95. The batch-cataloging license is sold at http://www.canto.com/eShop.
For more information, visit http://www.canto.com.
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