November 10, 2010 – London’s Imperial War Museum is renovating its technology infrastructure to take advantage of the benefits of digital storage. As part of the process, they implemented a Front Porch Digital SAMMAsolo. The SAMMAsolo system, which incorporates a SAMMAcleaner, is a compact, single-stream appliance that automatically migrates content from videotape to digital files in multiple formats while also monitoring and quality-controlling the process. The migration preserves source time code and links indexing and technical metadata.

We found this information on Government Video in their post, “Digital Transition for Imperial War Museum.” The museum has also relied on the SAMMAsolo’s new Metadata Viewer, which allows metadata produced by the analysis engine to be viewed from a remote computer.

Machine assisted indexing for video files and data migration is a good use of technology. Access Innovations is one of a very small number of companies able to help its clients generate ANSI/ISO/W3C-compliant taxonomies and associated rule bases for machine assisted indexing.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.