By Brad Gilmer
The authoritative paintings on dossier codecs for international movie and television!
The dossier INTERCHANGE guide is a must have reference for each movie and video expert relocating to computing device established construction and distribution. it's the purely ebook that provides a whole scrutiny and breakdown of all dossier codecs for the move of pictures, sound and metadata.
Geared to a world viewers, this article is going to get you the knowledge it's essential to examine this brand-new know-how. Upcoming developments are mapped out along know-how criteria during this whole guide.
Learn the aim, performance, and constitution of every usual structure with this unmarried significant reference on dossier interchange. This instruction manual is the one-stop source you will have for this crucial technology.
Table of contents:
Intro--Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & affiliates, Inc.
1. historical past / background--Hans Hoffman, EBU
2. Metadata dictionary--Oliver Morgan, Metaglue company
3. electronic photograph trade (DPX)--Dave Bancroft, Thomson
4. normal trade layout (GXF)--Bob facet and Ray Baldock, Thomson Grass Valley
5. fabric alternate structure (MXF)--Jim Wilkinson, Sony, and Bruce Devlin, Snell & Wilcox, Ltd
6. complicated Authoring layout (AAF)--Phil Tudor, BBC
7. home windows Media 9-Advanced process structure (ASF)--Nick Vicars-Harris, Microsoft company
8. Apple QuickTime--George Towner, Apple desktop, Inc.
Praise for the dossier Interchange Handbook:
"Brad Gilmer has assembled a well timed and worthwhile reference paintings masking the technical and structural features of dossier codecs and wrappers used for processing application content material. The booklet offers a transparent, concise description of the dossier wrappers including important history and purposes info. it's been adapted for the working towards engineer and technical supervisor. Chapters at the SMPTE Metadata Dictionary and the complicated Authoring layout are fairly proper. This e-book is a useful reference paintings for each training broadcast and teleproduction engineer, each details expertise expert, and people within the telecommunications box who're actively interested in the producing, administration, delivery or supply of media and leisure content."
- Gavin Schutz, leader know-how Officer, Ascent Media workforce
"I discovered this publication to be a superb brand new reference guide and a "must learn" for a person at present taken with the layout and implementation of multimedia amenities. It helped me to achieve a greater figuring out of matters that needs to be addressed as we transition our stations from conventional base band audio video environments to a dossier dependent IT infrastructures."
- Ira Goldstone, vice chairman leader know-how officer Tribune Broadcasting
"In the mid '90s, CNN and different broadcasters famous the necessity for standardized dossier trade of broadcast fabric. Our expertise plans mapped a route to an built-in construction setting that was once in keeping with video records rather than video streams. With those new structures, we would have liked to make sure that lets proceed to leverage the simplest expertise for a number of the components of our creation structures whereas making the most of extra effective content material entry. This created a powerful desire for open, standardized tools of replacing video records that may help quite a few compressions and Metadata. those protocols had to deal with every little thing from uncomplicated dossier trade to complicated authoring codecs for content material in lively construction. due to those wishes, CNN driven the to create numerous of the codecs mentioned intimately during this e-book and supplied energetic person specifications in the course of their construction. in the subsequent yr, CNN can have platforms in position that use MXF for dossier trade among our construction modifying, playback and archive platforms. And we have now made up our minds that each one destiny structures will aid MXF and AAF.”
- Gordon citadel, Senior vp, CNN expertise
"Worldwide, the transition from conventional video platforms to these according to it truly is developing possibilities in all quarters. input the ever present use of the dossier; documents for archive, streamed documents, just-in-time dossier transfers, proxy documents, video server documents, compositional metadata records, electronic cinema records and the checklist is going on. Our used to be in determined desire for a dossier structure guidebook until eventually this reference got here alongside. this is often simply what the health professional ordered. The codecs during this publication turns into the cornerstones of all expert video platforms for years yet to come. do not get left at the back of. The dossier layout educate is leaving now and this e-book is your price tag to ride.”
- Al Kovalick, Strategist and top Fellow, top platforms