The Faculty of Communication and Documentation of the University of Granada entrusts Telefónica Audiovisual Services for the renovation of its audiovisual equipment

News 2 March, 2020


Telefónica Servicios Audiovisuales installs the Avid Media Composer production and edition system at the Faculty of Communication and Documentation of the University of Granada with the Avid “Nexis Enterprise Shared Storage System E2” storage system.

In order to carry out its training work and meet the new needs demanded by the market, the Faculty of Communication and Documentation of the University of Granada (hereinafter UGR) has decided to undertake the first phase of updating the existing editing system with the new version of Avid Media Composer. The Faculty has as a trademark of its teaching offer the training in video editing with this system, so its update is an improvement in terms of operability and work formats while maintaining the current workflow. Avid, is a reference in non-linear edition, many of the televisions in our country use this well-known editing system, both in advanced postproduction and in simpler news publishing.

The new editing system is associated with Avid Nexis Shared Storage System E2, the Avid solution with greater scalability and expansion features. With a capacity of 60TB, the new storage allows collaborative work of the editing posts, as well as the future interconnection to broadcast systems, playout.

The new Avid Media Composer editing system includes 5 seats in a floating licensing model. It has important functions of collaborative editing essential to carry out a formative work: share media, containers, and projects with all other Media Composer users; add remote and more powerful collaboration features to the workflow with Avid NEXIS; collaborate locally and remotely with other publishers throughout the Media Central platform; and access, edit and share audiovisual content in the storage system, regardless of the location of the publisher or that of the assets.

For the intake of content in the system, 2 Avid Artist | DnxIV posts are included. In addition, all editing positions have an ingest capacity via SD card.

Telefónica Servicios Audiovisuales (TSA) gives special importance to training services in all its projects, which provide the client with the confidence they need in the installed solution. Therefore, in addition to the configuration, integration, and commissioning, TSA includes 3 types of training that give the Faculty of Communication full knowledge of the new editing and storage system. An overview of the installation, the Avid Nexis storage, and the new editing system will be the topics to be discussed in the training sessions.

All the equipment included has a 4-year warranty with an annual periodic review of the operation of the system and a corrective maintenance service that will focus its efforts so that, in the event of possible incidents, adequate action is taken to recover the usual operations.