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Digitisation of Video & Audio

There are an increasing number of organisations that require physical media such as VHS video and audio tapes to be transferred into secure digital media files. EBC Group work with a range of organisations, including those with highly sensitive material, to ensure that their old media is digitalised, catalogued and secure.

There are numerous reasons why organisations look to transfer video and audio tape into digital format, which include:

  • The degradation of old media formats means data can be damaged or potentially destroyed completely
  • The cost of storing physical media video in a secure location
  • The security implications of storing physical media, including theft or fire.
  • The difficulty and time taken to access data stored on physical video and audio tapes

Our Solution:

  • Convert VHS video and audio tapes into digital media files
  • Catalogue, organise and tag the digital media files
  • Provide secure and reliable storage and retrieval with policies
  • Role-based security (option of Active Directory Single Sign-On)
  • Provide search, streaming and download of digital media files
  • Provide audit trail and ability to validate the original source

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  • The Process
  • Convert
  • Store
  • Retrieve
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Process

The Process

  • Provision and secure storage of physical media (pre and post-conversion)
  • Digital conversion of VHS video and audio tapes
  • Digital media stored on private SAN storage in two datacentres
  • Private fibre connectivity into client offices from two datacentres
  • Secure web portal access using SSL encryption
  • Access controlled by users and groups (option of AD integration)
  • Managed and supported by EBC Group

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Convert

Convert

  • VHS video and audio tapes received and stored in secure area
  • Physical media handled by the authorised staff only
  • Check-in / Check-out procedure implemented
  • Converted files indexed and cross referenced against checked-out media

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Store

Store

  • Converted files stored on dedicated SAN storage
  • Replicated to secondary location
  • Redundant servers for maximum uptime
  • Scalable storage for future expansion
 
  • Private fibre connectivity
  • Redundant routes into the data centres
  • Integrated authentication option with Active Directory
 

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Retrieve

Retrieve

  • Secure web portal access
  • SSL encryption
  • Access using computer, tablet or phone
  • Stream online video playback
  • Download original files
 
  • Automatic conversion of speech into text from converted video or audio files for easy searching and indexing
  • Custom index fields
  • Supports importing and indexing hard-copy files into the portal
  • Future proof for other projects
 
  • Audit trail by user and media
  • Activity trends
  • Chain of custody

 
 
 

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