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Tech Breakfast: “MXF for Engineers”

October 30th, 2015|

Wed 9th December, 8:30 for 9am, Soho Screening Rooms With the MXF standard now 11 years old, this complex and hugely powerful file format still continues to confuse and cause problems for even the most competent of engineers. However, MXF has a lot to offer, and if leveraged in the right way can become a [...]

IBC 2015 Interview

September 18th, 2015|

Owen Walker talks to Kit Plus at IBC 2015 and discusses the new features in ContentAgent

IBC Press Release

September 11th, 2015|

Workflow Enhancements and New Features for ContentAgent Further Streamlines File-Based Operations Enhanced Camera Card Ingest & UHD capabilities, WAN acceleration, Forensic Watermarking and new Workflow Designer make IBC debut IBC, Amsterdam, September 11 2015... ContentAgent, the workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology will be demonstrated with some significant new features and workflow enhancements [...]

IBC 2015

August 28th, 2015|

Featured at IBC 2015 will be the latest iteration of ContentAgent software with added features to further simplify and automate file-based operations. Enhanced Camera Card, Ingest and Avid Workflows The latest ContentAgent release continues to build on cutting edge and versatile automated camera card and file-based ingest workflows, already deployed and proven in some of [...]

New Appointment at R6T

August 27th, 2015|

We are delighted to announce that Simon Pegg has joined the team in the role of Software Architect. Simon brings more than 16 years’ experience in the broadcast area, most recently serving as Senior Software Pipeline Architect at California-based Wohler Technologies working on RadiantGrid and Tachyon Wormhole solutions. Prior to that, he worked at UK-based [...]

Automating Ingest with ContentAgent

July 28th, 2015|

In last month’s blog post we discussed the benefits of using an automated workflow for camera card ingest with ContentAgent. This month we focus again on file ingest, but looking at how a customer can tailor their ingest workflow using the ContentAgent API to provide the most efficient path for their individual needs along with [...]

SMPTE 2015, Sydney

June 25th, 2015|

ROOT6 Technology will be attending the SMPTE 2015 Conference and Exhibition in Sydney with our reseller Digistor. Come and see us at stand D-12 for to get the latest updates on the ContentAgent product range, and experience the latest features to streamline file-based operations from ingest to delivery including CardAgent, an automated workflow to enable multiple [...]

IVORY to represent R6T

June 24th, 2015|

IVORY to represent ROOT6 Technology’s products and services in France, Belgium and Luxembourg IVORY, a French media services company based in Paris, has been appointed to accelerate the development of ContentAgent in the region. With an established track record of providing workflow consultancy, IVORY will work closely with existing resellers for the benefit of ContentAgent [...]

Camera Card Ingest

June 22nd, 2015|

One major pain point which has been constantly cited by broadcasters, post production companies and production companies during the last few years is the management of camera card ingest into editorial. As organisations move to a complete file based workflow the ability to efficiently process dailies/rushes for viewing copies, editing/finishing and archiving is key to [...]

Gearing up for a UHD future

May 20th, 2015|

Increasing use and accelerating proliferation of UHD formats is a hot topic across the industry, and throws up more than its fair share of questions and concerns.  ContentAgent has long had a resolution independent pipeline, capable of intelligently handling any frame size of media, up to 5K and beyond. As demands for UHD working increase, [...]

New Tools for ContentAgent Unveiled at NAB

March 27th, 2015|

ContentAgent, the file-based workflow management and automation platform from ROOT6 Technology, will be demonstrated at NAB with its latest software, providing valuable new tools to further streamline file-based operations. New and enhanced features seen for the first time will include support for a wide range of new formats, including 4K XAVC, JPEG2000, AS-02 and more, [...]

Meet us at NAB Booth SL9306

March 18th, 2015|

Visiting NAB? Don’t miss the Go-to workflow management and automation system, ContentAgent. Experience the latest features to streamline file-based operations from ingest to delivery including CardAgent, an automated workflow to enable multiple users to ingest media from camera cards and speedily prepare material for editorial. Also featured will be high quality frame rate conversion, and [...]

ContentAgent Cracks Insert Edit Issue with File-Based Deliverables

February 24th, 2015|

Shown for the first time in the UK at BVE (Stand J16) is the latest iteration of software for ContentAgent, the file-based workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology. ContentAgent was among the first tranche of products to be accredited by AMWA for AS-11 UK DPP deliverables and visitors to BVE can experience Insert [...]

ContentAgent Gains AMWA Certification

September 13th, 2014|

IBC, Amsterdam, September 13 2014… It is announced today that ContentAgent, the workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology, has successfully met the criteria set out as part of the DPP’s Compliance Programme, and has achieved AMWA certification. […]

“DPP 101” Stepping Stones Recordings

May 20th, 2014|

For those of you who weren’t able to attend our recent event looking at the DPP standard for file-based UK broadcast deliverables, you can watch recordings of the seminar presentations below. […]

Card Based Ingest with ContentAgent

March 12th, 2014|

In any end-to-end tapeless post-production workflow, one of the longest and most time-consuming processes is ingesting card-based media. Rows of Logging Assistants sit at banks of workstations, manually importing hundreds of hours of rushes to editing systems, transcoding to online and offline editing formats, and checking vital information such as the card name is recorded [...]

Getting To Grips with DPP Deliverables

January 27th, 2014|

Turn challenges into opportunities As the nation’s major broadcasters start their switchover to file-based programmme delivery on the 1st October 2014, content producers around the UK are scrambling to battle stations in order to meet the challenges presented by the DPP delivery requirements based around AMWA AS-11 standard. Such a rigid specification may seem a [...]

H.264 for Dummies – and why is it so popular?

November 5th, 2013|

Everyone’s ranting and raving about H.264 and other high-fidelity, low bit-rate compression formats. Already the weapon of choice for many deliverables around the world, especially internet streaming sources such as YouTube and Vimeo, what is it about this codec which makes it so clever? […]

Advanced Metadata Handling with ContentAgent

October 9th, 2013|

Those of you based around the post production hub of London may have noticed the closure of Soho stalwart, Stanley’s Productions recently. Stanley’s had been supplying tape and discs, as well as duplication and conversion services to the TV and Film industries since 1975, but the changing market place and nature of the modern day [...]

New Appointment at ROOT6 Technology

July 30th, 2013|

Bill Baker has joined ROOT6 Technology as a Junior Sales Engineer. Recently graduated with an Honours Degree in Physics from Southampton University, Baker served an internship with root6 in the summer of 2012. Baker joins the product development arm of root6, recently re-sited in a new facility in Soho’s Berwick Street. His initial responsibilities will [...]

ContentAgent – Advanced frame rate conversion option

July 30th, 2013|

Features The Advanced Frame Rate Converter feature set is built around a powerful phase correlation motion estimation engine called PixelStrings™.  PixelStrings performs analysis on each frame, mapping the velocity and direction of each individual pixel.  It then uses that motion information to predict (or synthesize) new frames at any point in time.  The result is [...]

Case Studies

2017-05-20T13:04:22+00:00

Case Study – 422.tv

Case Study - 422.tv ‘Insert Edit’ feature facilitates last-minute changes to broadcast deliverables "The Insert Edit function is a real time-saver... Any AS-11 file created with [...]

2017-05-20T13:04:26+00:00

Case Study – Timeline North

Case Study - Timeline North ContentAgent/Aframe Integration at Timeline North "We use ContentAgent to generate H.264 files together with timecode and metadata for review and approval... [...]

2017-05-20T13:04:31+00:00

Case Study – Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, part of Chapman University of Orange, California and one of the premier film schools in the U.S. has created ‘ProjectHQ,’ an automated web service for students and staff that utilises the advanced API capabilities within ContentAgent.