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axle Video showcases time-saving media management solutions at ISE 2016

AMSTERDAM, February 8, 2016—ISE Stand 6-M162. axle Video, developer of award-winning “radically simple” media management tools that are easy to use and afford, is having its ISE debut in Hall 6 from tomorrow through Friday, February 12th. axle is showing its solutions that solve the most persistent problem faced by media teams today: finding, selecting and sharing video content. axle Video media management solutions are proven daily at hundreds of sites in demanding and high-profile corporate, government, education, sports, advertising, TV production, and non-profit organizations, worldwide.

Visitors to ISE 2016 can see how axle Gear software automatically discovers and presents a facility’s entire video, still image and audio assets in a simple browser interface, so that users can easily search, browse, comment, create shot-lists and rough edits, and review and approve media from anywhere. The software is compatible with mobile devices and with nearly any form of storage (NAS, SAN or direct attach). axle’s software is priced from 1,000 to 5,000 Euros, and powerful complete solutions including network storage are available starting at under 10,000 Euros.

Key features of axle Gear include:

  • Automated operation. Axle Gear automatically discovers, catalogs, and imports all metadata from digital media files, and creates low-resolution media proxies which are linked to the original media, and presented in a frame-accurate browser, tablet, or smartphone view.
  • Camera formats. Providing the missing link between camera and computer, camera media is automatically detected, imported and organized. Users can then instantly access, edit and share files from DSLR and HD cameras from Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC, Nikon, GoPro, and others.
  • Increased scale. A completely re-architected platform more than doubles scale to over 600,000 media assets, addressing a common requirement for larger corporate and marketing organizations.
  • New UI. axle’s award-winning browser based user interface gains numerous refinements that extend workflow capabilities within an even cleaner layout. Production teams will appreciate the greater speed and agility in planning, pre-edit, and review and approval workflows.
  • REST API. axle Gear’s REST (representational state transfer) API offers exciting new possibilities for advanced integration through a powerful yet simple method of linking with other applications and adapting to specific site requirements.

axle not only saves valuable time by eliminating the time and cost of searching for or re-shooting media, but allows nontechnical corporate video users, assistants, and others to work directly with their media. axle Gear also interfaces directly with Adobe, Apple, and Avid editing systems.

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Software-Storage solution bundles

Solving the typical problem of video storage scattered across an increasing number of hard drives, axle Video offers the aQ series of high capacity NAS storage arrays, bundled with axle media management software. With capacities ranging from 36TB to 120TB, all media can safely be consolidated on a single storage resource for instant access through axle Gear software.

Another option is axle Edit, a new rough cut editing application for the iPad allowing remote editing workflows with server-based rendering.

Sam Bogoch, axle’s CEO, said “With the rapidly accelerating use of video, even modest video production and media facilities are realizing the need for a better way to manage their video content. The majority of this growth is happening in markets like corporate video, education, governments and sports teams. We’re delighted to be showing these powerful products at ISE for the first time, and look forward to working with integrators and video deployment teams worldwide.”

Price and availability

axle Video software is shipping now and starts at $995/995€ for 2 users. axle aQ software-storage bundles are shipping now and start at $4,995/4995€; a system with 36 terabytes of usable RAID6 capacity is priced at $9,995/9995€.

About axle Video

axle Video is the pioneer in developing radically simple media management software. It solutions help small to mid-size organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. Its 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 Video’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 is a privately held company; its founders have extensive industry experience in media asset management for creative applications. Learn more at


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