2015 Chongqing City Government 4K City Promotional video

Beijing Lecen Technology

Choose Accusys A16T2-Share as storage solution

Story

Chongqing, Located at the conuence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, Chongqing is a majestic city crisscrossed by rivers and mountains. Known as the ‘Mountain City’, Chongqing comes with over 3000 years of history and is a common stop for tourists interested in its rich history.

Every year, the Chongqing TV station shoots a city promotional video to attract people from around the world to travel the city to enjoy its many oerings. They used aerial photography to lm the city’s landscape from dierent viewpoints, and used a Sony 4K camera to acquire high resolution video.

Challenge

Shooting high resolution aerial footage with a 4K camera can create many challenges.

For the shooting, a Sony F55 was used and with this, over 90 minutes of footage was acquired in RAW 50P 2.4 Gb/s mode, which is 300MB/s of steaming. The task of editing required the use of several dierent MAC workstations for post-production. With the use of 4K footage, transferring data between dierent workstations can be burdensome and time-consuming for any editing team.

As Chongqing consists of 19 districts, 17 counties, and 4 autonomous counties, the shooting team had its hands full in nishing the lming of such a spacious area, and consequently, post-production personnel were left in quite a time crunch. This is where the need for a high performance solution became paramount. By deploying the A16T2-Share, the post-production team was able to unlock the benets of shareable Thunderbolt technology and drastically increase their ability to efficiently manage their workflow.

Solution

The Accusys A16T2-Share is a storage solution that allows multiple workstations to share data simultaneously, making it ideal for small and medium post-production groups. The A16T2-Share is a 3U, 16-bay rackmount with 4 Thunderbolt 2 ports. The unit can be equipped with up to 16 SAS/SATA SSD or HDD and reach read and write speeds of up to 1200MB/s with a single port.

Conclusion

The A16T2-Share is an ideal storage solution for post-production crews and oers a host of advantages including:

  • An all-in-one Thunderbolt switch and storage device which is easy to transport and set-up
  • Based on Thunderbolt 2 protocol, the A16T2-Share rapid transfer speeds for workfow efficiency.
  • Compatible with XSAN software from MAC OS, the A16T2-Share makes data sharing much easier.

Solution Partner

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  • Expandable to 64 drives with JBODs
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  • 3U Rackmount
  • Thunderbolt 2 * 4
  • SAS / SATA * 16
  • JBOD Expandable * 3
  • RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 6/ 01
  • SMART FAN
  • Redundant Power