IBC 2021: Digital Nirvana Previews Slate of New Products
Digital Nirvana (stand 7.A08) will feature solutions that transform and streamline broadcast captioning and metadata generation for today’s media companies. The company will demonstrate capabilities of its Trance cloud-based transcription, captioning, and translation workflow, and highlight the newest updates to MetadataIQ, its SaaS-based metadata-generation platform, and MonitorIQ, an AI-driven compliance logging and monitoring tool.
“What we hear from the broadcast community is that automation and efficiency are key for today’s workflows,” says says Hiren Hindocha, CEO, Digital Nirvana. “We look forward to sharing with IBC attendees how MetadataIQ can simplify and automate metadata generation, and how Trance can create and export caption files with amazing accuracy using automatic AI-based formatting.”
MonitorIQ 8.0 is the newest version of Digital Nirvana’s AI-driven compliance logging and monitoring tool that integrates with its Media Services Portal. MonitorIQ allows operators to record, store, monitor, analyze, and repurpose content quickly and efficiently. Users can view live or recorded content across hundreds of channels from desktop and mobile devices in any remote location worldwide for instant recall of proof of performance, compliance, or ad placement.
Natively recording content from any point in the video delivery chain, from distribution (SDI) to consumption (OTT and STB), MonitorIQ enables broadcasters to collect and use knowledge about their broadcast content to meet a wide range of regulatory and compliance requirements.
Digital Nirvana Trance — Cloud-Based Captioning and Text Localization
Trance is an easy-to-use, web-based application for the automated generation of transcripts, closed captions/subtitles, and translations for content localization. Advanced speech-to-text engines create highly accurate text transcripts of audio and video content. The powerful Trance user interface allows users to navigate, edit, and export caption files easily in all industry-recognized formats.
Built-in artificial intelligence (AI) along with custom preset capabilities ensure captions conform with style guidelines from various delivery platforms. Trance also provides automated translations in more than 100 different languages. Translated and original captions are presented side-by-side in the Trance user interface for easy editing and verification.
Digital Nirvana MetadataIQ — Metadata-Generation Platform
MetadataIQ is a SaaS-based offering from Digital Nirvana that automates the generation of speech-to-text and video intelligence metadata, increasing the efficiency of production, preproduction, and live content creation services for Avid PAM/MAM users.
The system provides metadata enrichment of Avid assets by applying machine learning and AI to create transcripts of video content. MetadataIQ automates the entire process of metadata generation, including transferring video assets from Avid and ingesting the metadata as markers along with the asset. The 100% automated generation and ingestion of relevant metadata as locators into Avid helps editors identify relevant content accurately, saving time and effort.
Closed Captioning Services
Digital Nirvana’s Closed Captioning services are purpose-built for media and entertainment operators, leveraging the power of AI with no upfront capital expense or in-house expertise required. The adaptive technology design handles all industry standards, while its open API architecture makes integration with existing workflows seamless and easy.
Digital Nirvana’s highly reliable, accurate and cost-effective Closed Captioning services include pop-on services for all technology platforms with automated production workflows. This makes submission of job requests, uploading of media files, and receiving caption files easier. Processed by some of the most experienced captioning professionals in the industry, Digital Nirvana’s Captioning services support a wide range of caption file and video formats.