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ROOT6 Shows ContentAgent at IBC Stand 2.214

ContentAgent centralises and simplifies file management (July 19, 2004)

The creation of multi-format digital media files and their subsequent distribution is a daily chore for which ContentAgent provides a popular and elegant solution.

Designed by ROOT6 TECHNOLOGY, the new product development arm of re-seller root6, and demonstrated for the first time at IBC in production form, ContentAgent automates the capture, multi-format encoding, management and distribution of compressed digital and broadcast video file formats.

Digital media files may be imported from any source and exported to any destination including SMB network shares, FTP sites and Asset Management Systems in addition to Compact Flash, SD, Memorystick, CD-ROM and DVD.

Multiformat compilations for SDI playout are easily achieved and custom tools are provided for the creation of titles, graphics and slates with a simple trimming tool for removing clocks. Job templates can be created and stored for consistent results, and unattended batch capture easily set up.

An integral DVD burner enables the automatic creation of DVDs from playlists, complete with media icons and simple navigation chapter points. Interactive DVD creation requires no authoring experience and involves just a couple of clicks.

The advanced scripting system in ContentAgent considerably extends versatility as it allows the implementation of custom programming for bespoke applications.

The 2U rack-mounted frame is designed for machine room installation with optional touchscreen control. Expandable memory and storage provide a scalable solution when needs change.

About ROOT6 Technology
ROOT6 Technology builds hardware and software products and solutions for the Television and Media industries. ROOT6 Technology grew out of the development arm of ROOT6; its mission is to bring to market new and innovative tools for the broadcast, post production and corporate sectors. With outstanding expertise in application development, relational database design, web client and server development and IP network engineering, the division also undertakes contract development work for companies such as DHL and The Mill.

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