Digital Asset Management

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Performing Arts - 344 pages
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The second edition focuses on the media and entertainment sector (M&E), with more information relevant to encompass broadcasters migration to file-based production. New technology and new products are also included and there is more detail on systems integration and product examples, plus extra case studies.

New content includes:

- Storage management where several products have been designed for the special needs of the media business.

- XML and web services.

- New case studies.

*Demystifies the underlying technologies of media asset management

*Explains the processes and operations involved in setting up a media asset management system

*Provides an unbiased view of the leading systems

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1 Introduction to Digital Asset Management
2 Document and Content Management
3 Media Management
4 The Case for Digital Asset Management
5 Asset Formats
6 The System Components
12 The Application Server
13 Databases
14 Disk Storage and Media Servers
15 Mass Storage
16 Storage Management
17 Document Security and Digital Rights Management
18 System Integration
19 Digital Asset Management Products

8 Cataloging and Indexing
9 Search Engines
10 Content Description Standards
11 The Presentation Tier
20 Applications

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About the author (2006)

Editor, World Edition of Broadcast Engineering magazine, and Director of Informed Sauce, a media consultancy and training provider based in London, UK.

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