Our latest collaboration – FORscene
As any Buddy fans and followers will already know collaboration and partnership with fellow industry professionals is very important to us. We believe integrating great technology to serve a common purpose is the best way to drive broadcast technology forward by solving the most pressing production problems. And our latest collaboration definitely ticks this box.
We’ve been working closely with our old pals at PureBlend and new collaborator Forbidden Technologies plc to integrate FORscene with the Timecode Buddy system via the MovieSlate iOS application. So we’re bringing together…
- The market-leading cloud video platform, FORscene
- The industry standard for production slates, MovieSlate
- Timecode Buddy’s wireless timecode and metadata exchange capability
The integration allows people to insert metadata notes and media into a logging and edit system.
With the Timecode Sync plugin, MovieSlate users can enjoy SMPTE timecode that’s synced over WiFi, in real time, from the extremely accurate Timecode Buddy system. This means that MovieSlate notes containing shoot log information reference the same timecode as the media itself. As a result of the Forscene integration, the MovieSlate shoot notes then automatically link back to the media when they’re imported into Forscene. This process ensures that producers starting work in Forscene already have some basic notes from which to build more detailed logs. All information is present throughout the Forscene workflow as searchable metadata to allow for fast assembly and editing.
“From day one, our senior production contacts have been telling us that they require more manufacturers and developers to work together with common interfaces,” said Paul Scurrell, managing director, Timecode Systems Limited. “This integration is very important to Timecode Buddy because it takes us one step closer to our mission of bringing the latest technology together with third-party companies to provide a more efficient and elegant way to sync, log, and track content. Forscene is already widely adopted in production and post- production workflows, so it is an ideal platform with which to integrate.”
More information about FORscene can be found at www.forscene.co.uk and we’re expecting to talk about this new application of Timecode Buddy technology lots at our IBC stand, so please drop by to see us at 9.B14b if you’re in Amsterdam for the event.