“The countdown clock to the deadline is merciless. For previous festivals, we relied on free file sharing sites, such as YouSendIt and WeTransfer, for digital film submissions. With finished file sizes exceeding 2GB, our filmmakers often experienced long upload times – up to three hours – and if transfers were interrupted for any reason, time was lost and they simply had to start all over again,” said Festival President Kevin Burton. “With 60 days to make their films, every hour – every minute – counts. The speed, ease of use and reliability of Media Shuttle lets users focus more on the creative process and less on the technical aspects of getting their submissions in before the clock runs out.” Continue reading
Based in Hong Kong with offices throughout China, NDT offers a range of professional products and services for broadcast, digital media, wireless network and satellite communications. With a versatile engineering team, the company is highly specialized in HDTV, 3D, IPTV, and the Next-Generation Networks. Some of their customers include CCTV, China Telecom, China Unicom and many of the region’s top broadcasters. 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.
The MTV EMA team in London is using Signiant to deliver the latest news bulletins of 2012 MTV EMA winners to the base station for transmission to MTV affiliates worldwide – and move critical material, such as live acceptance speeches and last-minute edits to packaged content, at superfast speeds. Continue reading
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