Unique in cooperation with Val Morgan and the HOYTS Cinema
Technology Group (HOYTS CTG) of Australia have developed a DCP validation tool
which enables screen advertisers and exhibitors to maintain a library of their
digital assets, generate transcoded versions and still images of content for
use in a variety of applications as well as check and report on content for
compliance against the DCI specification and other user defined parameters.
Unique’s latest software application designed to bring greater levels of
content integration and compliance for both exhibitors and content providers.
The application checks that the complete DCP package of audio and video content
and assets are within specification, not only complying with DCI standards but
to meet the specific requirements of individual exhibitors and screen
system is offered as an “in-the-cloud” online service at www.dcp.io but
a localized version can also be supplied. Each DCP package is examined and a
full report is provided that includes checks of the naming convention, audio
levels (peak and average), channels encoded and many other parameters including
details of the video assets such as
addition it is possible to preview a selection or the whole clip via the
intuitive browser GUI as well as being able to output transcoded versions
useful for sales presentations and other marketing applications. The tool is
designed to make managing the quality and consistency of content coming from
multiple sources easy.
for the application was based on an initial requirement from Val Morgan and
HOYTS CTG and has been extended to produce a complete suite of tools designed
for all digital cinema content providers and exhibitors.
approached Unique Digital with our requirements for an end to end DCP
validation and reporting solution that could be integrated as part of a preshow
distribution service and our workflows, “commented Adam Wrightson CTO of HOYTS
Group, adding ”we are delighted to be deploying DCP.IO as a precursor to
exploring further opportunities with Unique to utilize their solutions for
content distribution, preshow delivery and playlist automation.”
are delighted to be working with Adam and his team at HOYTS on this complex
project and the deployment of DCP.IO is just the first stage of a completely
integrated package,” said Chris Hagan, Chairman of Unique Digital, adding “we
look forward to moving to the next phase of the project in due course.”
more information please contact: Unique Digital Ltd +44 203 651 8052 -firstname.lastname@example.org
Unique Digital Ltd and Unique Digital Software Limited
Digital Limited, based in Dublin and London, has developed a suite of leading
software solutions for the management of digital cinema content, including a
full featured Theatre Management System (RosettaBridge TMS) and Advertising
back office system (Advertising Accord), KDM delivery solution (Basekey) and
VPF management software (Cinema Accord).
Unique Digital Software
Limited, based in Manchester, is a subsidiary of Unique Digital Limited and
handles mastering and distribution business in the UK and Ireland on behalf of
Unique Digital Limited.
Val Morgan is Australia’s
largest digital location based screen advertising company. Val Morgan Cinema
Network is Australia and New Zealand’s leading national supplier of screen
advertising. Our network of over 2,000 cinema screens covers metro, regional and
country areas and provides advertisers access to a sought after audience in a
high impact environment, proven to deliver six times the engagement of
television. Val Morgan Outdoor is Australia’s largest digital out of home
network, operating 1000 digital panels strategically located in 250 shopping
centres and 1200 TV screens across 140 premium petrol stations. Brandfit, Val
Morgan’s strategic department, provides bespoke integrated solutions to
advertisers across the full assets of the Val Morgan media group.