Political conventions look to remote production to thrive under COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, political events such as nominating conventions are produced much in the same way as a major sporting event. This year, we will see smaller teams on-site and many working remotely to maintain safety.

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Signiant is 5G ready. Are you?

As major innovations like 5G promise to reshape the media landscape in ways both small and large, Signiant strives to provide tools that help businesses navigate each new curve as it appears.

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Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium plans suggest the full potential of 5G

As these innovators envisioned, Nou Camp would have a wide range of 360-degree cameras installed all throughout the stadium, capturing footage from nearly every possible vantage, including the team bench.

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What is iPerf?

iPerf is a command-line tool that allows IT personnel to check transfer speeds between a given source and destination, based on factors such as bandwidth. While iPerf is a third-party tool unassociated with Signiant, it is a tool we use regularly to help diagnose network conditions when deploying our software.

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5G might ride the remote wave

5G could not have begun to establish itself at a more fitting moment. For broadcasters and production companies that want to keep their teams safe and socially distant, build more flexible content creation strategies, and experiment with new technologies and resolutions, 5G provides clear support, making it easier to connect personnel and files.

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“Separating Signal from Noise” explores the mechanics of machine learning at Signiant

Signiant helps M&E companies leverage machine learning today both directly and indirectly, directly by leveraging machine learning in our patent-pending intelligent transport architecture. That architecture looks at a variety of inputs from both current and historical network conditions to determine the best possible path to move a particular data set over a network under the current conditions.

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The 2020 MLB Draft proves to be a home run for remote production

Of the many live sports events that have leveraged remote production technology to return to the field in the wake of COVID-19, one of the earliest and most impressive was the 2020 NFL Draft, which was held over three days in late April. This month, we’ve seen this spirit once again as the 2020 MLB Draft airs between June 10th and June 11th, bringing baseball fans some of the excitement they’ve been deferred.

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Signiant solutions add Google Cloud and on-prem object storage support, furthering our commitment to storage independence

The Signiant platform (including Manager+Agents versions 14.1 and higher) now supports on-prem file storage, S3 Compatible on-prem object storage, and cloud object storage from AWS, Azure and now Google Cloud Platform.

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Chesapeake Systems and Signiant expand partnership

Chesapeake Systems and Signiant are delighted to announce that Chesapeake has become an official Signiant reseller. Having worked as a Signiant SI partner for many years, this deepening of the relationship between the two is an obvious next step given Signiant’s proven capabilities and partnership with key MAM technology partners of Chesapeake Systems and of StorExcel, the company which Chesapeake Systems acquired in April.

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Virtual fans may fill the stands as live sports return from COVID-19

As live sports begin to resume and leagues and production teams work to navigate hurdles both small and large, that innovative spirit is more valuable than ever. It’s helped keep players, administrators, and broadcasters safe so that leagues and their partners can help bring the game back to the fans.

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