Go! - Browser-Based Timeline Video Editor

Go! - Browser-Based Timeline Video Editor

Create and manage news packages on any connected device

Go! – Create and manage news packages on any connected device

Go! is a cross-platform, cross-device news editor from SAM. Go! enables users to access sQ Server content from anywhere on a wide range of devices, with specific workflows optimized and tailored for mobiles, tablets and the desktop. This allows users keep up with the latest developments on the story they're working on, wherever they are, with instant access to all the material. Featuring an edit timeline that works as you’d expect, remote live media can be viewed and combined with locally shot content, including a voice over. Combined with video and audio transitions, users can quickly and easily add the finesse they need to produce a news package suitable for social publishing and broadcast.

Go! is responsive, enabling media to be accessed elegantly on the full range of devices in use today - mobile, tablet and desktop. Adaptive streaming enables editors to view video on Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G connections right down to 1Mb/s so they can start creating stories as soon as they arrive on the scene with their mobile device.

Content everywhere

With Go! it’s fast and easy for anyone to make production decisions, wherever they are. Whether just viewing or creating a rough cut for completion at home, Go! works at your tempo and with your schedule. 

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  • Create news packages on any device, virtually anywhere
  • Watch live recordings and in-progress file ingests
  • Add clips and sub-clips to the timeline
  • Publish bins to other facilities for delivery or craft editing
  • Download MXFs
  • Grab still frames
  • View and edit metadata
  • Add and view clip annotations

Workflow Features

  • Collaborate with other users; add, view and work with comments and markers
  • Edit Metadata
    • Trigger automated workflows such as Export or Auto QC
    • Transfer Ownership to other team members 
    • Download content for local work:
      Full or sub clips as MXF & MP4
      Multi-channel wav audio files
      Full quality still frames
      Entire clip bin as a single flat MXF

Technical Specifications for Go!

Requires an existing Enterprise sQ System V5 or newer
Requires v5.4 rev 8 HTTP Transformer software or newer
Each concurrent logged-on user requires a Concurrent Access License or CAL
Requires a minimum of 1MB/s bandwidth and less than 50 m/s latency bandwidth back to main facility, delivering 1MB/s video.

Technical Summary

  • “Any device” browser-based timeline video editor selection
  • View your content virtually anywhere, create timelines with FX and publish back to main facility
  • Requires LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi, 4G or 3G
  • Anything higher than 1MB/s
  • Tolerant of network jitter, latency
  • High bandwidth and low latency recommended for best experience
  • Works best with Google Chrome

Supported Devices

Being a true web browser-based remote editor, Go! is so versatile there are no specific devices it won’t work with; Go! offers full flexibility and the freedom to work on any device at any time.

As long as the device runs a modern web browser such as Google Chrome, Go! will work with no problems.


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