4x Surge in Speed, Plus AI Smarts Mark New axle ai Release

2019 version of its flagship radically simple media management application

BOSTON — The market leader in media management software for small and midsize teams, axle ai, is now shipping axle ai 2019.  The company will be showing the product at its IBC booth, Hall 7.D33, in September’s global conference on video technology. A major step up in power and productivity above earlier versions of axle ai, as well as above newer entrants in the media management space, axle ai 2019 highlights include:

  • Improved Premiere Pro panel with metadato transfer
  • Core filesystem sweep/cataloging function is 4 times faster
  • Faster H.264 proxy generation
  • Auto-scrolling of transcripts when speech-to-text is enabled
  • Human-in-the-loop editing; staff can tweak AI metadata
  • New, robust status panel tracking job status
  • Optimized R3D RAW performance in available module

Sam Bogoch, CEO of axle AI, says “We believe a revolution is underway in the way you look at your media. Instead of a pile of unreadable file names and folders that you’d have to fumble through and watch to have any hope of locating material, axle ai catalogs that media – now four times faster than before – and surfaces the most important and relevant segments automatically whenever you search. We know that nearly any media team, whether in a corporate marketing setting, a political campaign, a house of worship, or a news or sports organization, is going to reap huge benefits from a system like this.”

Axle ai 2019 is compatible with nearly all shared storage systems (NAS and SAN), archival storage systems based on tape and disk including Archiware P5, Front Porch, Spectralogic BlackPearl, and XenData, and cloud storage systems including Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Backblaze and Wasabi.

Pricing and Availability

The combined solutions are available beginning at $2,995 for 2 users, and $5,995 for 5 users. Affordably priced speech transcription, face recognition and scene analysis tools are available on a monthly subscription basis.  The software can employ low-cost Apple Mac minis (under $2,000), 18-core Apple iMac Pros, or old and new Mac Pro towers as its computing platform. A version for Linux-based physical and virtual servers is also available.

About axle.ai

axle ai (https://axle.ai) is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software. It solutions have helped over 500 media organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. axle’s radically simple media management uniquely addresses a burgeoning need and has caught on rapidly among video professionals in post-production, education, broadcast, corporate, sports, house of worship, non-profit, advertising-marketing, and government organizations worldwide. At its introduction, axle’s software was recognized with the IBC 2012 Best of Show award and at NAB 2013 with the prestigious DV Magazine Black Diamond and Post Picks awards. axle ai’s recently introduced connectr™ software offers a powerful tool for scripting media workflows, driven by a graphical front end with connect-the-blocks visualization. axle ai, Inc. is a privately held company; its founders have extensive industry experience in media asset management for creative applications. Investors include Jason Calacanis’s LAUNCH accelerator and Quake Capital. The company is exhibiting at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, Hall 7.D33, September 13-17.  Learn more at https://axle.ai and http://www.connectr.ai.