AmberFin Launches New Version of MXF Desktop
Series 3 of Bruce’s Shorts to debut at IBC 2013
August 19, 2013
BASINGSTOKE, ENGLAND — Amberfin announced that the
recently launched AmberFin Academy has more than 2,000 subscribers worldwide
AmberFin Academy is a non-vendor specific
industry resource designed to help broadcast professionals navigate file-based
workflows. It was launched at NAB 2013 as a free resource that is accessible to
all with a non-product specific blog, white papers, media thought leadership,
views from experts, tricks and tips and up to date information on broadcast
formats and standards.
At the heart of the AmberFin Academy is Bruce’s Shorts, a series of free
training videos and webinars hosted by AmberFin chief technology officer, Bruce
Devlin, co-author of the MXF format. The training videos are now available with
English closed captions to comply with the latest FCC regulations, as well as
with Portuguese and Japanese subtitles.
The current series which includes 47 short videos, and a series webinars and
recordings of Bruce’s Shorts Live from NAB cover a broad range of industry
topics including: “how to avoid the common mistakes when migrating from
tape-based to file-based workflows” to “the secrets of metadata” and “which is
the best HD format for your facility.”
AmberFin also announced that a new series of Bruce’s Shorts would be going into
production straight after IBC. The new series, which will be available at the
end of the year, will feature new training videos and webinars reflecting
latest industry trends and developments.
AmberFin also will introduce a new version of
its MXF desktop software at IBC. It enables MXF playback and basic analysis on
the desktop and provides wizards to unwrap and wrap MXF files to/from
elementary streams. The new version includes the support for the latest MXF
standards and support Windows 7,8 Server 2008 and Server 2012 operating
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