Merlin DAM helps manage iconic LIFE photo archive

Life Magazine Special Edition

Quincy, MA Nov 9 – If you want to curate the most iconic photography collection of our generation, you use a Merlin digital asset management system. The famed LIFE picture archive, which contains images from legendary photographers like Margaret Bourke-White, Robert Capa and Alfred Eisenstaedt, is moving to Merlin Software-as-a-Service.

Merlin serves as the internal DAM for the organization of the collection. Merlin supports an expanded schema with taxonomies and additional pick lists so curators can easily add metadata to facilitate quick retrieval of images even in a multimillion image collection. Time, Inc. has used Merlin behind their firewall for more than a decade.

Merlin is a feature rich digital asset management system, used by universities, non-profits, industry, healthcare, government and publishers, that allows users to organize millions of photos and other multimedia files using fast, precise searching with easy and flexible workflows. Merlin’s industry leading video search technology allows users to actually search for words spoken in the audio tracks.

MerlinOne manages its services in a top-notch co-location facility with high security, generator backups and multiple connections to Internet backbones and provides performance and uptime guarantees, and complete redundancy. MerlinOne also supports on premise licenses and instances running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), so customers can choose the solution that best fit their strategic IT goals.

About MerlinOne– MerlinOne, Inc. is a trusted digital asset management expert. The Merlin digital asset management solution partners include The White House, Pfizer, Harvard Business School, Make-A-Wish, KOA, The New York Times and New York Power Authority.

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