Digital Asset Management news, articles and features covering core DAM topics that are essential reading for everyone interested in this industry.

Vidispine and Object Matrix Announce ‘Frictionless’ DAM

A joint technology partnership between media asset management software vendor, Vidispine and digital archive developers, Object Matrix has been announced.  The partnership aims to produce systems that will meet the demanding requirements of the media and creative industries, where complex workflows must manage and deliver many hundreds of terabytes of …

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Using Checksums To De-Duplicate Image Collections

Metadata and photo management expert, David Riecks from has written a highly informative article that explains how to de-dupe an image collection using MD5 checksum tools and a spreadsheet.  The process will also produce a rudimentary asset audit that will identify the file locations, duplicate status and file name.  …

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Variable Data Printing & DAM Systems: A Marketer’s Experience

MailPrint have released a short interview with Richard Kort, Marketing Director of Redemption Plus who describes some of the processes involved in Variable Data Printing (variously also referred to as “Web2Print”, “Print On Demand” etc).  Essentially this is the process of producing personalised collateral using template assets and database.  A …

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