At NAB2006 Building4Media introduced an Apple-based HD video server and Final Cut Pro integration.
The Ingest & Media Asset Management tool integrates Final Cut Pro as the core element of a Building4Media application suite. The system includes equipment-pool sharing, automatic path-finding control of routing switchers, central and local ingest, media asset management including logging and video search, cuts-only editor using proxies and fully integrated with Final Cut Pro, live assist studio production automation, print-to-tape, forward-to-servers, transcoding for the Internet and 3G mobile phones, and multiple archiving options. The software puts Final Cut Pro as the core element of a media asset management suite.
The new HD Apple-based Video Server includes a full VDCP server control protocol and support for almost any format.
For more information, visit www.b4m.com.