New at IBC2019. x-dream-Fabrik - hosted services platform

At the IBC2019 in Amsterdam, x-dream-distribution will be showcasing a new hosted services platform - x-dream-Fabrik. Developed with a strong cooperation with tried-and-trusted partners, x-dream-Fabrik is a pre-integrated, pre-configured and managed Solution as a Service built to address common use cases. It runs in carefully chosen datacenters and public clouds. It is a ready-to-go platform with a clear pricing model for production and post-production, content sales and distribution, as well as archiving. x-dream-Fabrik is offered in two different operational modes: fully automated Chained Processing Workflow and human-operated Media Asset Management with Media Processing.


Fully automated Chained Processing Workflow

  • Chained Process – conditional workflow for transcoding, QC & more

Media Asset Management with media processing Media 

  • Produce – distributed & collaborative post-production
  • Archive – hybrid but integrated asset management
  • Deliver – essence + metadata aggregation & delivery
  • Sales2Business – content presentation & monetization

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x-dream-Fabrik ... Customers

The platform addresses service providers along the complete media value creation chain like

  • studio production facilities
  • post-production facilities
  • broadcasters
  • archives
  • agencies
  • publishers

x-dream-Fabrik ... Business cases

x-dream-Fabrik is focused on the following segments of the media creation and monetization chain:

  • distributed production and post-production
  • essence file processing
  • content archive management
  • content exchange logistics
  • content B2B sales
  • content B2C publication preparation

Unlike existing SaaS offerings, the x-dream-Fabrik does not limit customers to performing one or multiple media processing operations but aims to provide the ultimate experience in business process management. The term business process should be understood as an economic value chain and not as a technical process only. This makes x-dream-Fabrik not limited to media processing and management, but also allows covering content rights management, ad sales, program scheduling, and business data aggregation, if requested.

x-dream-Fabrik ... Service layers

The base layer provides video, audio, subtitle, picture essence file, metadata, and other document file processing. Above the base layer, the integration and workflow automation layer implement technical media handling processing chains or even end-2-end processes.

The integration and workflow automation layer is overlaid by the media asset management layer. It meets the needs of operational staff in generating, using and monetizing multimedia resources.The business process management layer can be placed on top of the media asset management layer. It addresses the needs of media business management personal in creating and monetizing media assets.

x-dream-Fabrik ... Specifications

The x-dream-Fabrik offers the following services at launch:

Processing layer

  • Transcoding 
  • Basic QC

Workflow layer

  • Automation
  • Basic Transport

Media Asset Management layer

  • Remote Upload
  • Remote Ingest
  • Remote Editing
  • Metadata Editing
  • Review &Approval
  • Basic Download
  • Basic Publishing
  • Content Sales
  • Basic Delivery

x-dream-Fabrik ... Price

The final price comprises the following elements:

  • onetime fee for account creation and workflow provisioning
  • monthly platform availability & usage fee
  • processing engine consumption fee
  • data transfer and storage usage fee

x-dream-Fabrik ... Ordering

It is as simple as that.

  • Go to the web site
  • select the required product family
  • choose the required business case
  • add the modules you need
  • configure your initial system
  • create your account and
  • check out

In a bit, you’ll get your Fabrik up and running!


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