Tech Spotlight with Gavin Tweedie

Hey, it’s Shark Week on Discovery Channel (a Signiant customer) so what better way to celebrate than to shine this month’s Tech Spotlight on our very own Gavin Tweedie who recently found himself diving with great white sharks off Seal Island just outside Capetown. Based in Scotland, Gavin leads technical operations for Signiant in EMEA. He has been with the company since we opened the doors in Europe six years ago.

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Top 10 Reasons to Try Media Shuttle

Our new subscription-based fast file transfer software is here! And, we’re offering up a free 14-day trial of Media Shuttle so you can see just how incredible it is. Read about the ‘Top 10 Reasons’ to try it today.

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The Coolest Thing About Media Shuttle for Post

One post house we work with was just telling us today how excited they were about this subscription model. For the cost of one-and-a-half bike couriers running tapes or disks around London, they could have Media Shuttle at their fingertips – for all their fast file transfer needs.

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Tech Spotlight with Dave North

Based in Ottawa, Dave is a Product Manager for Signiant and has been with the company for 10 years. With our exciting Media Shuttle product launch just round the corner, we decided to sit down with Dave and dig a little deeper into not only what makes him tick, but what makes Media Shuttle rock.

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21 days until the 2012 Olympic Games begin.

As a partner to NBC during the 2010 Winter Olympics our role was to manage the movement of content and automate processes on the back-end. We worked with NBC to produce 14 optimal workflows to automate, manage and monitor over 400 hours of live competition and more than 1,000 hours of full-event replays.

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Security Risks in the Cloud

Our new Media Shuttle product was designed with enterprise content security in mind. Its patent-pending, hybrid architecture enables corporate network users to access their information through a simple and intuitive user interface delivered from the cloud, with the content itself maintained under the secure control of the internal network.

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How many technical people does it take to change a workflow?

No idea? Well having attended TVB Europe’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference, I would hazard a guess that it may be less than you would think! Gathered today at BAFTA on London’s Piccadilly, were the heavyweights of the broadcast world such as BBC, ITV and South Africa’s Supersport, and service providers including itfc and Encompass, all of whom came together to share their insights on the technology challenges (and solutions) they encountered whilst implementing new file-based workflows into their infrastructure.

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Nice work, Todd!

Congratulations to our own Todd Kelly on receiving two Emmy Awards this weekend for his independent production work on the public television ocean adventure series Jonathan Bird’s Blue World.

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Signiant Goes on Tour

Chiswick Park in West London was the location of our first offline of 2012. Partnering with Boxer Systems and other vendors who work in the file-based world, we invited the Chiswick Park broadcasters to the Union Bar to meet with Steve and Gavin from our EMEA team and learn why Signiant’s workflow solutions have been widely adopted across EMEA.

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Signiant’s Media Shuttle Reaches Soho

Thankfully the rain didn’t prevent friends from Deluxe, Sony, Loft London, Boxer and many others from coming along to hear Gavin Tweedie give an overview of Media Shuttle with a live demo of how to create a branded file sharing portal in a matter of minutes.

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