One factor that drove our adoption of the Signiant solution were requests from several of our large studio customers that also have existing investments in Signiant. The software provides powerful security, management and control of automated file exchanges between 2G Digital and clients with Signiant agents, speeding such tasks as the processing of raw content, adding metadata and closed captions, or formatting conversions for distribution in other countries. Signiant’s Media Exchange software offers 2G Digital a powerful and interactive tool for initiating desktop-to-desktop transfers, in turn enabling secure delivery of finished content to broadcasters and playout centers. Continue reading
In this game-changing era of multi-platform content delivery, media and entertainment professionals need convenient ways to exchange digital assets with people inside and outside of their organizations. In this article, we’ll describe a new breed of cloud systems that offer all of the ease, convenience and flexibility of the most popular file-sharing services, with the enterprise-level security and administration required to protect and manage high-value digital assets. Continue reading
Signiant software will deliver digital media-cleared versions of news, as well as backstage blogs, interview and press conferences, back to London for encoding and delivery. It will also deliver daily content from the MTV2 US production team back to New York, via London, for broadcast and other online uses.
A new cloud-based approach from Signiant offers the promise of consistent validation of file-based content throughout the content distribution ecosystem. Instead of doing what the majority of content players do now – validating and correcting file compliance AFTER the transfer occurs – this new approach helps ensure that the right media format gets delivered for the right platform BEFORE the transfer occurs – saving everyone time and money. Continue reading
For many years we have been talking about file-based workflows and it’s fair to say that data is fast becoming the norm at every stage of the production and post-production path. The plethora of codecs, formats and platforms has introduced a technical challenge of marshaling all this data into usable, transmittable files. Continue reading