File interchange handbook for images, audio, and metadata by Brad Gilmer

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 laptop dependent creation and distribution. it's the in simple terms booklet that offers an entire 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 is advisable to research this brand-new expertise. Upcoming tendencies are mapped out along know-how criteria during this entire guide.

Learn the aim, performance, and constitution of every common structure with this unmarried significant reference on dossier interchange. This instruction manual is the one-stop source you will want for this crucial technology.

Table of contents:

Intro--Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & affiliates, Inc.
1. background / background--Hans Hoffman, EBU
2. Metadata dictionary--Oliver Morgan, Metaglue company
3. electronic photo alternate (DPX)--Dave Bancroft, Thomson
4. basic trade structure (GXF)--Bob facet and Ray Baldock, Thomson Grass Valley
5. fabric alternate layout (MXF)--Jim Wilkinson, Sony, and Bruce Devlin, Snell & Wilcox, Ltd
6. complex Authoring layout (AAF)--Phil Tudor, BBC
7. home windows Media 9-Advanced approach structure (ASF)--Nick Vicars-Harris, Microsoft company
8. Apple QuickTime--George Towner, Apple computing device, Inc.

Praise for the dossier Interchange Handbook:

"Brad Gilmer has assembled a well timed and helpful reference paintings protecting the technical and structural facets of dossier codecs and wrappers used for processing application content material. The ebook offers a transparent, concise description of the dossier wrappers including beneficial heritage and purposes details. it's been adapted for the working towards engineer and technical supervisor. Chapters at the SMPTE Metadata Dictionary and the complicated Authoring layout are really suitable. This publication is a important reference paintings for each practising broadcast and teleproduction engineer, each info expertise specialist, and people within the telecommunications box who're actively inquisitive about the producing, administration, shipping or supply of media and leisure content."
- Gavin Schutz, leader know-how Officer, Ascent Media team

"I stumbled on this e-book to be a great modern reference guide and a "must learn" for a person at the moment curious about the layout and implementation of multimedia amenities. It helped me to realize 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 expertise officer Tribune Broadcasting

"In the mid '90s, CNN and different broadcasters well-known the necessity for standardized dossier alternate of broadcast fabric. Our expertise plans mapped a route to an built-in creation setting that was once in line with video records rather than video streams. With those new structures, we would have liked to make sure that shall we proceed to leverage the easiest expertise for some of the elements of our creation structures whereas making the most of extra effective content material entry. This created a powerful want for open, standardized tools of replacing video documents that may help various compressions and Metadata. those protocols had to deal with every little thing from easy dossier trade to advanced authoring codecs for content material in energetic creation. as a result of those wishes, CNN driven the to create numerous of the codecs mentioned intimately during this booklet and supplied energetic person necessities in the course of their production. in the subsequent 12 months, CNN may have structures in position that use MXF for dossier trade among our construction enhancing, playback and archive platforms. And we have now determined that each one destiny platforms will help MXF and AAF.”
- Gordon fortress, Senior vice chairman, CNN know-how

"Worldwide, the transition from conventional video structures to these according to it really is growing possibilities in all quarters. input the ever present use of the dossier; documents for archive, streamed records, just-in-time dossier transfers, proxy records, video server documents, compositional metadata records, electronic cinema documents and the record is going on. Our was once in determined want 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 e-book turns into the cornerstones of all expert video structures for future years. do not get left at the back of. The dossier structure educate is leaving now and this ebook is your price tag to ride.”
- Al Kovalick, Strategist and top Fellow, top structures

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