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Preferred Media updates.

With industry news, as well as hints and tips for media management.

  • NAB Show 2017 report

    NAB Show 2017 report

    What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Or so they say - but we’re going to share our thoughts on the National Association of Broadcasters show of April this year. A forum like NAB is a natural melting pot of ideas and concepts fuelled by technology development and sales enthusiasm. Preferred Media visits this and similarly important shows with the sole intention of keeping up with and staying ahead of the latest technology trends. We...

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  • Do your files play well with others?

    Do your files play well with others?

    Once upon a time, filenames were incredibly restricted. Names used to be limited to 8 characters! Now, with advances in Operating Systems, it can seem like a whole new world with no rules. At the same time, Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems like MediaPhile reduce reliance on filenames too. When you have rich, searchable metadata built in, it doesn't matter quite so much what the filename is. But it's not quite that easy. Software programs aren't...

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