Solving your media management problems
Square Box Systems Ltd provides a complete range of scalable solutions for all your video logging and media management tasks, whether you are an individual editing your family videos or a large production house or broadcaster seeking a bespoke solution integrated into your existing infrastructure.
The common feature is metadata, data about data, that describes your media assets and helps you manage them - quickly, efficiently and intelligently.
An application designed with metadata in mind from the outset is therefore vital, whatever the task at hand or level of solution you opt for:
Use automatic scene detection and the other capabilities of CatDV and Live Capture Plus to take the drudgery out of capturing and logging your video. Painlessly cope with problem tapes that contain timecode breaks or other errors, batch compress movies for the web or CD/DVD, and much more.
TV and film production
Use CatDV with the workgroup server to keep track of and share video clips between members of your team during production. Archive and retrieve adverts, link segments, promo clips or trailers. Cross-platform. Low cost. Easy to set up. Get the job done, quickly and without fuss.
Read about CatDV's vital library management role in television production for the Volvo Ocean Race, a major sporting event that runs all this year, or how it saved one senior producer at Granada Television/New York Times and his team hundreds of hours of work.
Media asset management
Use CatDV's advanced media analysis and metadata extraction capabilities to ingest and catalog all your digital media assets, not just video. The CatDV server is available for both Oracle or MySQL to fit in with your enterprise database standards. Use Live HTML Publisher to extend access to your assets beyond your archiving team, on your intranet or the Internet.
If CatDV does most of what you want but you require support for specific file formats, or other special features, talk to us about doing customised development to your own needs. We will help you clarify your requirements, estimate the amount of work involved, and quote you a fixed price or daily rate to get the job done.
With our broad experience in multimedia and desktop application development, come to us if you need a special application developed. We will work with you to agree the project requirements, architect a solution, then develop and deliver it, on time and to budget.
When 55degrees, one of Scotland's leading new media companies, was asked to develop an on-line catalog for the Elgin museum they came to us to help them deliver a custom publishing system, combining a database of the artefacts in the museum's collection with video capture and media file management.
More recently, we helped them architect and develop the Threshold interactive video wall system at the new Perth Concert Hall.
As well as product and application development we can also help you by providing general software consultancy in a number of key technology areas. Please contact email@example.com for further information.