Edit Bridge requires the user to log in using an Interplay account, so that the information that’s displayed, accessible and uploadable is controlled based upon that user’s permissions. The new panel allows the user to browse to an Interplay folder and search through the contents of that folder and its sub-folders, looking for Avid master clips, sub clips or sequences.
The searched fields are configurable so that the panel can be adapted for local requirements. Fields can be displayed in the panel with custom names or grouped together to help users understand their meaning. Multiple search criteria can be linked together to enable more complex searches. Plus, all searches can be specified over a variety of time periods, based on the modification date of the assets.
The results of the search are displayed below the search criteria, together with the basic metadata and thumbnails. From there, the user can access these assets and bring them directly in to their creative tool of choice. Content in the supported codecs are loaded into Premiere Pro for immediate ‘In-Place’ editing from the Avid storage. Other content will be copied and re-wrapped before importing. Then, the completed story can be delivered back to Avid ISIS using Interplay ‘Check In’.
To find out more about Edit Bridge, please visit Marquis Broadcast on booth SL14816 at NAB To arrange a meeting at the show, click here.