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  • A promotional poster for the Deadliest Catch TV show on Discovery with a Media Shuttle portal over it.

    At Discovery, Over 600 Production Partners Are Delivering to the Cloud, Turning What Took Days… Into Just Hours.

    At Discovery Communications, a file delivery process that once involved the shipment of thousands of data tapes from around the world into the U.S. media giant’s Quality Control center has been reimagined for the cloud.
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  • A glowing map of the world with white dots on major cities and yellow curved lines connecting various cities.

    Turner International: Delivering a Global Vision

    Turner, one of the United States’ largest global media companies, currently delivers international programming through 38 brands in 36 languages to more than 200 countries via its Technology and Operations team.
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  • A traffic light with a cloudy sky behind it.

    Hearst Television Gains a “Tremendous Advantage” With Signiant’s Private Cloud Solution, Managers+Agents

    Hearst’s new system—called UploadSpot—leverages Managers+Agents from Signiant to deliver a private cloud solution that centralizes ingest processing, and distribution across the 29 Hearst US local stations. Using the UploadSpot system, local commercials to be aired on a particular station are delivered directly to the Centrally Hosted systems, instead of the local station.
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  • The Waterloo bridge over the Thames in London, with the Londone skyline behind it.

    London-Based Global Broadcaster Creates a New Pathway for High-Speed, Large File Delivery

    This broadcaster operates in 77 countries, available in over 60 million homes, in 15 languages, and centers its business on fast, efficient delivery of content from the US to other geographies, where programs must be edited, dubbed and subtitled anew for regional rebroadcast, then sent to regional playout center partners. Delivering the entire US catalog of programming content across the world via the corporate network is no small undertaking—nor is the daily workload of sending numerous large files of between 2 GB to 12 GB each to colleagues and partners.
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  • 4 Royal Guards on the square at Amalienborg Castle. They have navy and white uniforms and enormous black, fuzzy hats.

    NBC News Chooses Signiant for File Transfers to Support Coverage of Royal Wedding

    For the royal wedding coverage, editors were able to create preliminary cuts of raw footage in London using Avid Media Composer, and then activate the Signiant-ATM transfer from within the Avid software. In New York, editors were able to directly access the footage in minutes, and then perform final editing to cut the video into breaking news or nightly features on the wedding.
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  • A football on a football field with a team standing in the background.

    NFL Network Moves Gameday Footage Coast-to-Coast With Signiant

    Using Signiant, NFL Films footage from each game can be uploaded to a secure, shared, digital storage folder to be reviewed and edited by NFL Network employees. These clips are then securely sent across a high-speed, Wide Area Network (WAN) spanning almost 3,000 miles.
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  • Downtown Vancouver seen from a tower. There are skyscrapers, a lake, a bridge and mountains in the background.

    Signiant Helps Deliver On-Demand Video for NBC’s Online Coverage of the Vancouver Games

    NBC chose Signiant software because of its process automation capabilities. After content is successfully delivered, a confirmation of receipt is automatically generated so that the URLs can be published. Because the volume of content was large, automation of workflows, job monitoring and delivery receipts were critical to deliver the Winter Games online successfully.
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  • A vast snowy field with evergreen trees and mountains, and a trail through the center of it.

    Lifetime Networks Moves HD and SD Content Cross Country with Signiant

    Using Signiant, Lifetime transfers its video content considerably faster than it could using traditional distribution of physical tapes and at a significantly lower cost than real-time video circuits. Lifetime estimates that it transfers dozens of promos a day and more than 100 promos a week using Signiant.
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  • A row of 13 lightbulbs in a diagnal row. Only the center lightbulb is lit.

    Epix Uses Signiant to Bring HD Content Workflow Innovation to Marketplace

    Signiant was a key technology partner in EPIX’s ability to streamline media workflows and automate back-end processes to help drive profitability. The multi-platform approach EPIX developed necessitates the free-flow of large file sizes between in-house studios, cable and online distribution channels and multi-screen end users.
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  • A chain link fence with many red locks with people's names of them, locked all over it.

    Deluxe Conquers Film Distribution Deadlines Reliably and Securely with Signiant Media Manager

    A film’s domestic version can change throughout the post-production process, typically very close to its release date, leaving little time to make the necessary changes to the international versions. To meet increasing industry demands, Deluxe chose to transition from hardware and satellite-based distribution technology to file-based technology from Signiant.
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  • A group of people standing in front of a movie camera on a tripod. A man stands in front of them holding a clapperboard.

    Signiant Keeps Current TV Viewers …Current

    Approximately one-third of Current’s on-air broadcast consists of user-generated content, submitted via short-form, non-fiction video “pods.” Each pod, which runs between two and 12 minutes in length, is created and submitted by viewers in more than 51 million households spanning the U.S., U.K., and Ireland via the Current website.
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  • The Umihotaru parking area; a blacktop area next to concrete structures.

    Signiant Media Exchange Faciliates Fast, Secure Transfer of Video Assets for Japan’s Mainichi Broadcasting System

    In observance of MBS’s anniversary, “Around the World in 60 Days” plotted the adventures of Japanese journalist Nishi Yasushi as he traveled to multiple destinations on each continent and sampled the food and local culture along the way. Every day, the engineering team used the So-Air service to file video reports from each location over public Internet connections using Signiant software.
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