DAM News Round-Up – 30th August 2022


DAM News Round-Up

A collection of recent DAM-related articles from around the web.

Automation and DAM – Less Effort, More Accuracy

Meg Morrisey, Senior DAM Architect at Digital Asset Management solutions provider MediaValet has recently posted an article highlighting the benefits of automation within DAM.  Covering common uses and scenarios such as facial recognition, transcription of media assets such as audio and video, OCR (optical character recognition), integration, and automated tagging and metadata, it’s a useful primer for those considering introducing automation into their DAM workflows.

5 Reasons Why Sydney Living Museums Moved to DAM in the Cloud

This recent case study from DAM software vendor FotoWare follows Sydney Living Museums (SLM) – an organisation representing a group of 12 heritage sites throughout New South Wales.  SLM have been using FotoWare’s DAM platform for the last 14 years, and their Collection Digitisation Project Manager, Holly Schulte, discusses her role and how the move to a cloud-based architecture has improved the ingestion, discoverability and delivery of the organisation’s digital assets.

Supply chain in the age of the metaverse

Senior Content Marketing Strategist Chris Moscardi takes a look at the Metaverse and how it’s likely to change the nature of our supply chains, especially digital ones.  The article covers such interesting topics as immersive environments, digital twins, and how augmented information will allow us to inspect and interact with real-world goods and services in a digital space.  Chris predicts that the blockchain will become synonymous with the digital supply chain, and businesses that are still operating in an ‘analog’ world will find themselves unprepared and outmoded.

Hyland – What’s new: By product

Content Services provider and makers of the Nuxeo DAM platform, Hyland, have recently announced a series of updates to their product lines, including improvements to their enterprise information platform OnBase, SAP enhancements, and new capabilities of their Robotic Process Automation (RPA) integration software.

Interview with Aaron Jones about Synthetic Media

Henrik De Gyor interviews Aaron Jones, synthetic media specialist and founder of AI video technology business Yepic.  Aaron discusses the metaverse, how working with digitally generated avatars can provide huge savings in comparison to traditional video production, and how deepfakes and the misuse of AI-assisted media generation is to be expected during the infancy of any emerging technology.  Aaron presents a strong case for the positive use of synthetic media within training, translation and medical use cases, and highlights how users still rate authenticity above novelty.

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