Data Types

Mediaflux can ingest and store any type of data. In addition, data contained in some file formats are automatically analysed, with metadata automatically extracted to support workflow and rapid discovery, or geospatial metadata automatically extracted to support workflow and map based discovery.

Additional file formats can be readily supported.

Geospatial file formats with geospatial metadata extraction include:
  • NITF, ECW, CIB, MrSID, DTED, LIDAR, CADRG and ERDAS IMG, JPG2000, GeoTIFF, GeoJPG, GeoPDF.

Other file formats with other metadata extraction include:

  • HDF, NetCDF, DICOM, BMP, GIF, JPG2000, JPEG, PCX, PNG, TIFF, DOC, DOCX, PDF, DPX.

Thumbnails are generated for image formats.

Content indexing is supported for text, DOCX, PDF, XML files.

The following can be displayed in the Arcitecta Desktop viewer:

  • Video video/mpeg, video/quicktime, video/mp4, video/x-msvideo
  • Audio audio/wav, audio/x-aiff, audio/mp4, audio/amr, audio/mpeg
  • Any file type supported by the browser, e.g. pdf
  • Local and remote applications can also be launched.

Approximately 150 MIME types are recognised.

Note: Supported file formats can readily be extended.

Analysers for some file formats require a specific package to be installed. See Packages for more information.