ACN Partner

Join the ACN partner program and provide your customer the most accurate timecode in the industry.

ACN – Ambient Communication Network

  • Wireless timecode & metadata transmission
  • Automatized configuration
  • Easy workflow on set
  • Reliable timecode with zero drift
  • Long-range radio
With the ability to wirelessly control all device clocks on the set, the ACN delivers accuracy on video line level while syncing picture with sound (production cameras with sound recorders). Along with its innovative, time-saving metadata collection/management system and distribution of our world-renowned timecode, the ACN guarantees smooth, cost-effective workflow from the set to post-production.

Hardware Partners

Implement the ACN into your own hardware design.

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Interface Partners

Connect your hardware to the ACN for frame-accurate metadata processing.

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Software Partners

Connect to the MasterLockit API over WiFi to ingest frame-accurate metadata into your product.

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Hardware Partners

The Lockit OEM module with full ACN capabilities offers equipment manufacturers cost-effective and effortless integration of Ambient’s highly acclaimed timecode and metadata network right into their products.
  • No need for connecting an external timecode device
  • Automated setup and configuration
    – ACN, UART and RED Command Protocol (RCP)
  • Plug-in module for easy integration
    – m.2 Interface
    – 25mm x 26mm footprint
    – U.FL antenna socket
    – UART command protocol
  • Lockit timecode and metadata transceiver on-board
    – Market-leading, industry grade VCTCXO with .1ppm accuracy
    – IEE 802.15.4 LRW Pan Radio
    – 2.4 GHz, 16 selectable channels
    – SMPTE & MTC Timecode standards

Offhollywood

OMOD – Modules for RED DSMC2 cameras with wireless timecode and metadata link.

Panavision

Millennium DXL – the pinnacle in camera technology with integrated ACN technology.

Panther

Dolly with integrated frame-accurate position logging and timecode source for mounted cameras.

Interface Partners

Connect your hardware with the ACN for frame-accurate metadata processing.

Available interfaces
  • RS232 / Serial
  • Ethernet
  • Wifi transport API

ARRI implemented a deep interfacing with Ambient Lockits even before digital cameras took over.
Clip-based metadata processing on ALEXA Classic line with MasterLockit

RED’s RCP protocol is fully supported by ACN.
Clip-based metadata transfer on RED cameras with CTRL socket with all ACN-enabled Lockit devices.

Sound Devices was one the first companies to integrate a fully featured Lockit circuit into their products.
Interactive metadata exchange, remote control and sound reporting via MasterLockit with 788T and 6series field recorders

The groundbreaking CP.3 XD ZEISS lenses are ready for Metadata exchange via ACN.
Frame-accurate metadata recording and access of ZEISS eXtended Data via MasterLockitPlus

Software Partners

Connect to the MasterLockit API over WiFi to ingest frame-accurate metadata of all connected devices into your product.

Cloud-based project management and assessment with customizable reports.
Link the LockitScript App with MasterLockit to provide frame-accurate content metadata to your post-production.

Acclaimed supplier of color grading and content management software for DIT.
Import clip and lens metadata directly from MasterLockit into LiveGrade and Silverstack.