DUSSELDORF, GERMANY — Elements (www.elements.tv), developer of solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, will be revealing what it says is its new and improved Elements One SAN/NAS server and storage application at IBC 2015 that now provides up to 360TB of shared storage in only four rack units. Like its predecessor, the upgraded unit includes Elements’ comprehensive workflow enhancement tool set as standard, and offers the company’s Media Library as an option.
Elements One enables customers working in a heterogeneous SAN or NAS environment to share media files natively across all platforms and nonlinear editing and VFX applications, reducing maintenance and eliminating complicated workarounds and time-consuming transcoding or copy tasks. The embedded workflow enhancement tool set comprises of an intelligent task manager for customized workflow automation, a mature file manager, and a comprehensive user and rights management tool, which are all standard features included in the new version. The entire workflow enhancement tool set provides a fully intuitive graphical user interface for exceptional ease-of-operation.
Elements' optional Media Library, an exclusive Web-based media asset management and rough-cut editing tool, allows users to edit, present and share media assets on an HTML5 platform from any location on a standard MAC or PC. The ultra easy-to-use Media Library features a full text search engine for both online storage and any LTFS archive and offers the full spectrum of functionalities required by editors. By being fully compatible with virtually every professional editing application available today, including Avid MediaComposer, Adobe Premiere and Apple Final Cut Pro, the Media Library enables operators to transfer entire projects seamlessly from the Media Library to any other editing application, while fully supporting Avid bin-locking and project sharing.
According to the company, the Media Library dramatically improves and streamlines workflow and approval processes during the editing stage of any project, increasing productivity in post production and broadcast environments.