Premier Media Group Moves to File-based Delivery with Signiant

“We receive a diverse amount of content from various sources across the globe so we had to think of the bigger picture, but with the Signiant solution we will be able to deploy peer-to-peer content networking within the FOX, Sky and the wider News family in addition to easily exchanging content with other key Signiant partners.”

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Television Broadcast Europe | PMG Moves to File-based Delivery with Signiant

“The benefits that Signiant offered made the choice pretty easy. Firstly the solution will vastly reduce the amount of content delivered via tape, thus saving us significant time and money by reducing manual processing, and streamlining the entire process. It will also provide a homogenous platform for all inbound and outbound electronic content transactions.”

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Signiant Automates, Moves and Securely Controls Digital Content for the Largest Library in the World

“Signiant helps us securely manage, move, preserve and share these priceless American treasures internally and online once they are digitized, and even helps us archive user-generated content from various public websites, including Twitter. Social media updates may seem like disposable bits of pop-culture today, but future generations of archeologists may feel differently.”

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Broadcast Engineering | Signiant Helps ESPN Deliver Files for World Cup Production

“It’s not signal strength that will be the biggest problem, but speed of light traveling such a large distance,” Kidd said. “FTP and other forms of file transfers tend to break down after so many miles, so you have to use a file acceleration technology to overcome any latency issues.”

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TV Technology | World Cup Spans Media Landscape

ESPN is planning unprecedented coverage from Johannesburg, including live matches, commentary, game analysis, player interviews and local reports all from South Africa. As ESPN’s seventh FIFA World Cup event, the 2010 games mark the first time that ESPN will base all of its reporting at the site of the event-the IBC in Johannesburg. It’s the first time that ESPN will offer groundbreaking live 3D HD coverage of 25 of the matches. And it’s the first time their IBC production team will work exclusively from a tapeless, digital network using high-resolution HD files.

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EPIX Partners With Signiant to Bring HD Content Workflow Innovation to Marketplace

“Our mission is to bring our blockbuster movies, concerts, comedy specials and original programming to not just TVs, but to every consumer screen. We are rapidly onboarding new customers and don’t have the luxury of massive legacy infrastructures we can lean on. That demands creating operational efficiencies on a scale never before seen in the entertainment community.”

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Signiant and LaserNet Power the News for e.tv

“The workflow has been in place for more than six months and it works like a charm – our client is very happy. We have been working with Signiant for over a year, and their reliability is excellent. We don’t need to worry about the security of the content or whether it will get to where it needs to go.”

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Deluxe and Signiant Team to Deliver Avatar for a Same-Day International Release

Working with Signiant, Deluxe quickly and securely coordinated dubbing reference materials for actors’ lipsync dubbing work in 18 international languages. The same Signiant software also enabled immediate delivery of the completed dialogue tracks from across the globe for centralized mixing in Los Angeles and London.

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Broadcasting & Cable | Sport’s Streaming Big Play

Few folks are happier about this than executives at CBS Sports. While the network airs the NCAA men’s basketball tournament games, CBS Sports has, in recent years, found increasing success in an adsupported, free streaming of the games live on its March Madness On Demand.

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Broadcast Engineering | Signiant Manages On-Demand Video for Online Winter Olympics Coverage

There were 14 different workflows behind the scenes that Signiant’s software managed to ensure that the viewer experience was seamless as the games were streamed from Akamai’s content distribution network. Signiant’s software efficiently managed the movement of content and helped automate processes on the back-end while Akamai delivered the content to consumers.

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