• Digital Asset Management

    Aetopia provides tailored DAM solutions for digital collections, brand management and Police and Security organisations - in the cloud or on premise

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    Explore Our Solutions

    The power and flexibility of Aetopia DAM can be applied to any industry sector - but here's a few examples to get you started!

    Collections and Archives

    Aetopia DAM can unlock the value of your digital content - collate millions of assets together with metadata and apply simple or complex categories. Employ latest-gen search technology to ensure your users can find the best asset for their needs - every time.

    Brand Management

    Collect, discover and manage your digital marketing assets. Aetopia DAM for Marketing helps you to control your brand and safely share your assets both inside and outside of your organisation.

    Police and Security

    Capture and control any type of digital evidence with Police and Security DAM. Automatically and securely upload video evidence from body worn cameras, CCTV and audio recorders. Classify incidents, create bookmarks and clips and utilise built-in redaction. Integrate with case management and justice solutions.

  • The Aetopia Difference

    Flexible deployment

    Flexible Deployment

    All of our solutions work in the public cloud, anywhere in the world and scale infinitely using Amazon Web Services. We also deploy into private cloud, or on premise using your own hardware and storage. You choose.

    Document redaction

    Built-in Redaction

    Aetopia is the only DAM that includes built-in redaction for documents, images, and video. Our video redaction functions include auto face detection, which can save hundreds of hours of redaction effort.

    Asset details

    Discover, Classify, Control

    Aetopia's advanced taxonomy mechanism means that you can model any asset, from the simple to the very complex. Products can be grouped into product families and attributes cascaded down to individual assets, increasing re-use and manageability.


    Task-based collaboration

    Our simple to use, task-based workflow engine underpins digital collaboration workflows, helping you to standardise processes, optimise workflows and promote cross-team working.

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    Accredited by the DAM foundation

    Aetopia's DAM fully complies with the '10 core characteristics of DAM' as assessed by the Independent DAM foundation.

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    ISO 27001:2013 Certified

    Aetopia has achieved full ISO 27001 certification for the design, deployment and support of software, platforms and hosted services.

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    Cyber Essentials Certified

    Aetopia is Cyber Essentials Certified to ensure that your data is protected against cyber attack.

  • Who We Are

    Delivering the Expert Application of DAM

    Founded in 2005, Aetopia helps organisations to unlock the potential of their digital content. We provide the software, tools and consulting services that help you discover, manage and add value to your assets through the expert application of DAM.


    Our experienced team specialises in working closely with our customers to deliver tailored solutions that meet the most exacting business needs - delivering the Expert Application of DAM.


  • Some of our Clients

    NUI Galway

    The world's leading museum of art and design

    Aetopia was honoured to be chosen by the V&A as the preferred supplier of its digital asset management solution. Integrated to the Collections Management system and V&A's busy website, Aetopia DAM is underpinning multiple digitisation projects at the museum.

    Kew Gardens

    7M assets, 500 terabytes, 5 year programme

    Kew Gardens, together with the botanic gardens at Wakehurst Place in Sussex, are managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, an internationally important botanical research and education institution. Founded in 1840, Kew Gardens is the world's largest collection of living plants.


    Aetopia are proud to assist Kew in their mission 'to be the global resource for plant knowledge, building an understanding of the world’s plants upon which all our lives depend'.


    1,100 schools, 300K users, multi-phased 5 year project

    In partnership with Capita Managed Services, Aetopia engineers created a sophisticated multimedia learning environment for schools across Northern Ireland.


    5.5 million pages, document redaction, complex workflow

    Aetopia worked closely with the BBC to create a sophisticated editorial compliance solution built on top of the core DAM platform, plus full integration with their federated search engine.

    Christie Digital

    Marketing portal for high-end products

    Christie Digital is a leading provider of high-performance projection displays and visualisation solutions for professional markets. Their new Marketing and Brand management portal, powered by Aetopia, promotes the Christie brand, showcases new marketing material and educates the end user in best practice for using Christie marketing assets.

    NUI Galway

    The largest digital theatre archive in the world

    Together with the National University of Ireland, Galway, Aetopia engineers created a theatre archive solution that manages over 1.8million items. The system has extensive admin capabilities including complex rule-based workflows and redaction of sensitive material.

  • Contact us

    Please get in touch to obtain a free, no-obligations demo and discuss your requirements with our DAM experts.

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    Our address

    186 Lisburn Road

    Belfast BT9 6AL

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  • Our Executive Team

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    Frank Kerr

    Managing Director & CTO

    Frank has extensive experience that spans the financial services, government and telecommunication sectors. He has a wide range of specialities including Digital Asset workflows, Content Management, user experience and accessibility.

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    Stephen McAreavey

    Commercial Director

    Stephen is responsible for the day-to-day commercial activities at Aetopia including sales & marketing, business development and partner management. He was previously a global product management leader for a large NASDAQ-listed software corporation.

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    Andrew Hunter


    Andrew is a former managing partner of Accenture Ireland, and a former international managing partner of an industry vertical market.

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Aetopia Ltd is a limited company registered in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with registration number NI053321, having its principal place of business (and postal address) at 186 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL and registered office at 1, Lanyon Quay, BELFAST, BT1 3LG.

In line with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective from 25th May 2018, this privacy policy explains how Aetopia Ltd uses and protects any information that you provide.

As Aetopia Ltd will update this policy from time to time, we recommend reading this policy regularly. 

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information that you give to us by email, contained within documents that you provide to us, by completing the form on our website or by you registering to use our services. We only collect the following basic personal data about you:

-  Name
-  Job title
-  Email address
-  Other contact information such as phone number

We may also collect your IP address, depending on how you access the service.

How will we use the information about you?

We will only collect personal data from you we need in order to provide the service that we have committed to deliver to you.  Examples of this include but are not limited to:
-  Responding to a request for information by email, telephone or via the web form
-  Updating you with regard to the progress of a requested service or product
-  Requesting further information from you with regard to a reported issue
-  Provide a software service for a contract that your organisation has entered into

Will the data be shared with any third parties?

If you choose to provide us with this information, Aetopia Ltd will not distribute or sell that information to anyone outside the Aetopia organisation without your express permission to do so. Aetopia will not use your information for direct marketing purposes.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Aetopia is an ISO 27001:2013 certified organisation (certificate available on request).

How long do we keep your data for?

If your data is used to provide a service to you, we will only retain your data for as long as we are contractually obliged to deliver the service. 
If you provide personal information to us through via website webform, your data will be kept until your request is satisfied, at which point we will no longer record this data.  

What are your rights?

You have the right to:

-  Find out if we use your data
-  Access your data
-  Receive copies of your data
-  Have incorrect data updated
-  Object to particular use of your personal data 
-  To have your data deleted, but we may not be able to continue to provide our service to you
-  To withdraw consent at any time where processing is based on consent

How can you contact us?

Any questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy are welcome and should be addressed to info@aetopia.com.  Alternatively, you can contact us using the details available on our website (www.aetopia.com)
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