Sony CI

Aspera FASP technology available from within the Sony Media Cloud Services Ci

 

With Aspera high-speed file transfer embedded directly into Sony Media Cloud Services Ci, creative professionals can upload and download full resolution media and meta-data from a secure browser-based user interface, making it simple for people to assemble teams online, work on projects and access files from locations around the world. Sony MCS has updated their Ci integration to use the latest Aspera Connect JavaScript and Node APIs.

Joint Feature Highlights:

  • Aspera FASP embedded directly within Sony Ci
  • Ensures maximum transfer speed of the media files and meta data to the cloud platform
  • Content is then available for all of the Sony Ci cloud-based applications

Description

Sony Media Cloud Services Ci gives creative professionals a virtual workspace with revolutionary media applications to store, share and manipulate content from any location in the world. Forged from Sony’s proven ability to solve real-world production and post-production challenges, Ci has been designed with intuitive capabilities to analyze complex media and data to enable machine-assisted workflows—making it one of the industry’s most innovative media solutions available to professionals at any level.

With Aspera high-speed file transfer embedded directly into Ci, creative professionals can upload and download full resolution media and meta-data from a secure browser-based user interface, making it simple for people to assemble teams online, work on projects and access files from locations around the world.

Key Features

High-speed Transfers Using Aspera

With Aspera FASP technology, Sony Ci customers are able to ingest content at speeds much faster than HTTP, FTP, rsync or other conventional upload mechanisms. 

  • Transfer media content in any format at line speeds into Sony Ci without upgrading infrastructure
  • Upload files regardless of size, distance, or format at maximum speed directly through the web browser
  • Control individual transfer speeds and pause and resume in process transfers

Embedded workflow

The Sony Ci Aspera integration has put the power of high speed, secure transfers into the hands of Ci users without forcing them to leave their Ci workflow to use additional tools.

  • Powerful Aspera upload capability is accessible directly within the Ci web browser-based application
  • End users may access the Aspera Connect browser plug-in to pause, resume, and monitor transfers
 

Requirements

Sony CI requirements

  • Internet connection with access to Sony Ci Media Cloud Services applications
  • Sony Ci currently supports Webkit-based browsers, including Safari and Chrome, which support cutting-edge HTML5 features such as accelerated browser-based uploads and MP4 video formats
  • Aspera upload capability requires membership beyond the Free level

Aspera requirements

  • Operating systems supported include Windows XP / 2003 / Vista / 2008 / 7 / 8, Mac OS Intel 10.5 / 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
  • Browsers supported include Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari
  • For the full list of supported operating systems and browsers, please visit the Connect platform support matrix

more info:

Purchase the Solution:

Sony Ci is available here.

Contact Aspera at: sales@asperasoft.com 

 

About Sony Media Cloud Services LLC


Sony Media Cloud Services, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, revolutionizes media and entertainment production workflows with Ci, a media-centric cloud platform with innovative applications that empower creative professionals and the next generation of filmmakers to create, share, and collaborate with high-value media. Utilized by large-scale productions, independently produced films, television shows, universities, advertising agencies, sports and news companies, videographers, editors, and prosumers, Ci's browser-based Software-as-a-Service platform connects people, content, and devices from any location in the world to make the creative process more streamlined, collaborative, and cost effective. For more information, please visit www.sonymcs.com.