ETERE TAPE LOAN24 November 2016
The all inclusive Etere Tape Loan module comes complete with power-packed features that effectively track, manage and review loaned tapes with maximum efficiency and visibility.
Reliable and easy management and monitoring
Etere Tape Loan is a module that provides a comprehensive and user-friendly management of tape loans including a fast loan and return feature using barcode scanning, an on-air library and loan receipts printouts. Tapes managed by this module are stored in Etere database for reliable management from their initial loan up until their return, allowing operators to create, search, view or modify all tape loans performed by the station.
Cross-monitoring across external and internal tape loans
■ Tracking of tape loans for external use as part of post production
■ Fast loan for internal use. This function is useful when dealing with requests for tapes from different offices of the station
■ Loan for on-air. This loan integrates with the scheduling system to help to deliver the correct tapes on-air and to manage the on-air library
Greater visibility with Asset Cockpit
The tape loan system is integrated inside all of the ETERE database and the asset cockpit allows quick access to loan status for greater visibility and efficiency.
Quick access with dashboard shortcuts
■ Internal offices configuration(for e.g. production, news)
■ Fast loan and internal use loan management
■ Fast mode for the return of tapes
■ Inventory management of loaned tapes and the loaners
■ Directory creation of all the cassettes needed for automation
■ Asset list of the cassettes that will not be on air in the next days. This quick view allows operators to request the return from the on air library
■ Tape loaners, loaned and returned tapes
■ Barcode scanning using the barcode reader
■ Printing of document elaborating on the loan details for reference
Fast loans and returns allow registration and returns of multiple tapes in just mere seconds with a barcode scanner feature. Etere database keeps track of tape loans and internal tape moving. Quick access to ■ Tape loaners, loaned and returned tapes ■ Barcode scanning using the barcode reader ■ Printing of document elaborating on the loan details for reference
Get a comprehensive view of tape movements across the entire library with inventory, a user-friendly system that provides real-time information on the current location of all loaned tapes as well as the unit and the contract of tape loaners. Modifications such as the addition and removal of tapes can also be made with ease and convenience with the click of a button. An inclusive print feature allows reports detailing the unit, contract and loaned tapes to be printed for reference or filling purposes.
The on-air library compares the local on-air library content with the on-air scheduling and automatically displays important information such as tapes to deliver, asset code, description, loan status, media code, title, tape type etc. Loan status are distinguished by colour codes and icons for easy viewing. With this time-effective feature, resources will be maximised.
The Units Configuration section allows to create relationships between companies and contacts, thus permitting to specify during a loan the company and the exact person to which the tape has been delivered. To add companies just drag and drop them from the right panel to the left one, and to link contacts to companies just drag them inside already-added companies. The interface is intuitive and easy to use.