Signiant Series

The Signiant Series are collections focusing on relevant industry topics to aid and inform professionals across all strata of the media and entertainment community. 
 
In January 2021, Signiant introduced The Metadata Everywhere Series which details the role and importance of metadata in Signiant’s SaaS platform and various ways media companies create efficiencies from Signiant’s unique approach. In 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the world went remote, Signiant launched The Pandemic Series, collaborating with members of the M&E community to explore the impact of the Coronaviruses and how the industry adapted to keep content flowing.

Metadata Everywhere: A Modern Approach to Inter-company Content Exchange

Signiant introduces Metadata Everywhere, a new series about our innovative Software-Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) architecture and how it facilitates interactions with both media essence and metadata across disparate and distributed storage environments. By the time a finished media asset is distributed to all the broadcast and streaming platforms on which it will be made available, […]

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Metadata Everywhere: Filtering Media Deliveries with Pre-transfer Asset Validation

Signiant’s Software-Defined Content Exchange uses a patented capability called CloudSpeX to determine the format compliance of a media asset before the Signiant system enables a transfer.

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Metadata Everywhere: How Signiant’s Intelligent Transport Adapts to Provide Fast, Seamless Access to Media Assets on Any IP Network

Learn how Signiant’s intelligent transport architecture applies machine learning to the vast pool of metadata aggregated across our platform to automatically adapt to continuously changing conditions offering the best possible performance on any IP network.

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Metadata Everywhere: How Signiant’s SDCX SaaS Platform Works with Metadata Across Distributed Content Repositories

Signiant introduces Metadata Everywhere, a new series about our innovative Software-Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) architecture and how it facilitates interactions with both media essence and metadata across disparate and distributed storage environments.

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Twain Richardson | Owner/Operator | Frame of Reference

“This definitely opens up the market for us. We’ve been pushing remote work for a number of years. We’ve been laughed at for trying to do remote work. Now, the only way to work is remote. Now we can say, ‘Okay, there is talent in Jamaica that can give you the same quality of work as if it was someone in the States.'”

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Katie Hinsen | Executive Producer for Dailies and Digital Intermediate | Nice Shoes

“We’re living in a moment in history that is going to have enormous impact. I very much hope that we can take the momentum we’ve begun in pushing and embracing technological change, pushing structural and systematic change, and embracing that as well. That is what I’d like to see. That’s what’s been exciting to me.”

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Shaina Holmes | Assistant Professor, Syracuse University | Owner, Flying Turtle Post

In a remote environment, a lot of places are ignoring the need to continue to invest in people who are entering the industry today. It’s important we continue doing that and finding ways to keep them involved.

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Julian Day | Director of Business Development | ZOO Digital

“We adopted the cloud very early on and we’ve made it central to our operation right from the get-go. This has just proved to people what we had been banging on about the last seven years actually makes sense. Having a cloud infrastructure should be standard. It should be front and central in your planning. You shouldn’t be reliant on on-premises hardware anymore.”

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Helen Stevens | Operations Officer for Content Supply and Delivery | ITV

“There’s a real fundamental life-change for people, which will be part of the workplace as well, which will mean everybody doing things completely differently. There are some quite profound changes that are coming about because of this. Not all of them are bad. They’re just different, and they’ll change our lives.”

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Ryan Salazar | Editor-in-Chief | Broadcast Beat

“Two different networks who want to come to our facility and shoot over the next two to six weeks, one of the first questions they asked was, “What is your COVID-19 policy? I never really thought about that, but we have to come up with one.”

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