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Behind the Scenes: DF Studio at the Met Gala

Behind the Scenes: DF Studio at the Met Gala

Posted on May 5, 2016 in Product News

DF Studio Attends Fashion’s Biggest Opening Night For the second year in a row, Vogue.com chose DF Studio to manage the photo storage and traffic for their coverage of the Met Gala. Held annually to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute, the event is attended by celebrities, influencers, and tastemakers–and, of course, hordes of journalists and photographers. DF Studio team members were behind the scenes supporting Vogue.com as they quickly generated content to cover the event, often in near-real time....

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2015 Wrap-Up

2015 Wrap-Up

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 in Product News

2015 was great year for DF Studio.  We added some big customers with even greater storage demands.  And, DF Studio didn’t miss a beat — our distributed architecture on Amazon Web Services automatically scales to meet the need.  We even had plenty of time to build some great new features, such as the following that were added in the last six months: New Image Search Engine We upgraded our search engine to give us more power and more control. It also allowed us to offer two new features: Custom Field Searching: Custom Fields can now...

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Advanced Metadata Technology from DF Studio

Advanced Metadata Technology from DF Studio

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 in Product News

In the field of photography, the typical enterprise customer amasses an average of 2-6 TB of information per month, and in just a few months, data can accumulate to overwhelming and unmanageable proportions. One of the most important aspects of managing large volumes of data is the proper handling of metadata – how it is designed, written, extracted, processed, edited and searched. In this realm, there are some offline tools, such as Adobe Lightroom, that offer good metadata tools. However, professional users can quickly face limitations as...

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DF Studio Update: June 2015 – The New Multi-Messenger, Refined User Roles

DF Studio Update: June 2015 – The New Multi-Messenger, Refined User Roles

Posted on Jun 2, 2015 in Product News

DF Studio has raised the bar yet again by allowing the delivery of multiple projects at once through a single Messenger. The new Multi-Messenger has been designed in response to our enterprise customers’ increasing need to send large volumes of data to their vendors and counterparts. This new feature provides a robust, yet simple, method for sharing thousands of assets at once through a single link. Additionally, our June release brings significant improvements to user role management for business and enterprise customers by providing fine-grained controls over user’s actions.

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DF Studio Update: March 2015 – Messenger Enhancements, Folders in Library Search

DF Studio Update: March 2015 – Messenger Enhancements, Folders in Library Search

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in Product News

This release is the first of three rounds of releases that are specifically designed to enhance and improve DF Studio’s Messenger experience, both from the sender’s and recipient’s perspectives. We are pleased to present the newly redesigned advanced download dialogue in the Messenger user interface, which will allow recipients new file download options. We have also implemented several features in the Messenger tab of our main application to improve the sending and managing of messengers. Messenger User Interface: The download interface of...

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DF Studio Updates: January 2015 – Redesigned Library Tab, Collections in Folders, Bookmarks in Navigation Sidebar

DF Studio Updates: January 2015 – Redesigned Library Tab, Collections in Folders, Bookmarks in Navigation Sidebar

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in Product News

Get ready to love your DF Studio even more! With our new and improved Library tab, you’ll organize your files more efficiently and find them faster. Collections can now be stowed away in folders and the library can be sorted by type, date, or name in Thumbnail view. And there’s more! If you’ve ever wished for a quicker way to get to your most visited projects and folders (usually nested in many subfolders), you’ll love the new Bookmarks section in the Navigation sidebar. Bookmark a folder, a messenger, or just an image. You...

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DF Studio Updates: November 2014 – Keyboard Controls, Type-Ahead Functionality, And More Metadata Tools

DF Studio Updates: November 2014 – Keyboard Controls, Type-Ahead Functionality, And More Metadata Tools

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Product News

  Keyboard Controls: The use of arrow keys within DF Studio has been modified. Arrow keys now move the blue selection box throughout the application, both in List and in Thumbnail views. Paging is now done with Option+Arrow, with the exception of the 1-up view, which still works without the Option key. In the project Thumbnails and List views, the 1, 2, 3 and 4 keys set select levels on images. If a single image is selected, the select level is set and the selection box is advanced to the next image. If multiple images are selected, a...

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Introducing the DF Studio Enterprise Asset API

Introducing the DF Studio Enterprise Asset API

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Product News

We are very excited to bring  you the new DF Studio Asset API. With this development, enterprise level clients can begin to incorporate DF Studio into their overall file management infrastructure. In addition, DF Studio’s support for custom metadata fields facilitates integration with systems that utilize metadata fields other than standard EXIF or IPTC fields.   Enterprise Asset API Enterprise Asset API provides enterprise customers programmatic access to their assets in DF Studio. Enterprise clients can now design and implement...

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DF Studio “POODLE Safe”

DF Studio “POODLE Safe”

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Product News

A new issue affecting SSLv3, known as POODLE or CVE-2014-3566, was recently discovered by Google. SSL and its successor, TLS, are the protocols that are used to secure connections between clients (e.g. browsers) and web servers or load balancers.

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DF Studio Unaffected by Bash Vulnerability

DF Studio Unaffected by Bash Vulnerability

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 in Product News

A vulnerability in the Bash shell, dubbed by some as “Shellshock” (CVE-2014-7169) has been reportedly found in use by an active exploit against Web servers. DF Studio is run on Linux servers that were confirmed to have an affected version of Bash. However, DF Studio servers do not use Apache or allow remote execution of Bash from outside of the server.

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