digital media workflows

Signiant (and the Patriots!) at the Super Bowl once again »

Signiant’s media technology is used by teams across the major sports leagues, including the NFL, and we always appreciate speaking with the dedicated people who bring the sports we love to our screens.

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What Media Operations Trends to Watch For at NAB 2017 »

Heading to NAB there’s always anticipation about what trends and technology highlights will emerge. While many conversations are likely to centre on developments and the uptake of VR and AR technology, the continued growth of digital content creation also warrants discussion on how to support complex workflows including the storage, movement and security of large media files.

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Seven Reasons Why We Love Our Customers »

With Valentine’s Day upon us, we’ve been reflecting on our lives and the people we love. We know it’s a bit mushy, but we really do love our customers and wanted to share a few reasons why.

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RadicalMedia: A leading global media studio achieves their longtime goal: seamless digital operations »

RadicalMedia is a multi-disciplinary company that crafts notably moving content such as feature films, television, commercials, music videos, documentaries and digital programming. The company long dreamed of becoming a seamless digital studio across their bicoastal and international locations. We worked with them to not only achieve that goal, but also put in place a fully bandwidth-optimized system. Now, they turn out their sought after work much faster and with far less stress.

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Is shadow IT good for most enterprises? »

Sometimes out of necessity, sometimes out of preference, younger generations are quick to utilize technologies they are more familiar with and they feel work better; the large majority of which are cloud applications. A recent Netscope Cloud Report found that there is an average of 461 cloud applications running in most enterprise companies — that’s almost ten times more than IT had estimated.

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Post-Production Product Placement: Extreme time pressure calls for extreme file movement »

Today, some of the most innovative TV advertisers are working with a technique known as post-production product placement, a more natural form of traditional product placement — something that once seemed like an improvement over commercials but has gotten rather ridiculous as of late. Post-production product placements are less disruptive because they are placed in TV shows after they’ve been created, allowing advertisers to carefully select a clip to implant a brand image like the billboard in this scene. They can even insert TV tickers appropriate to each market, allowing viewers to engage with a brand via social media.

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Stateful Workflow Restarts and more for M+A 10.6 »

We have released version 10.6 of Managers+Agents, which includes some enhancements that I think you’ll find very useful. This blog highlights two of those enhancements available in this release including stateful workflow restarts and RESTful FIMS transfer service interface.

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Venture 3D Used Signiant’s Media Shuttle to Meet Tight Deadlines with Ease for New “Metallica: Through the Never” 3D Movie Project »

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Venture 3D, a stereoscopic 3D conversion production company based in Los Angeles, used Media Shuttle™ as its primary file transfer solution during production of Metallica’s latest cinematic venture, “Metallica: Through the Never” which premiered in Imax 3D on September 27, 2013 and will premier in theaters everywhere on October 4, 2013. Under tight deadlines to deliver large files – 20 GBs numerous times a day – Venture3D relied on Media Shuttle to provide this high profile client with reliable and efficient service.

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Digital Media World | Envy Post Speeds Large Files with Signiant Media Shuttle »

Broadcast post production facility Envy Post Production has adopted Media Shuttle hybrid SaaS file transfer to move large files securely between business partners and its global customer base. The company serves and produces content for major UK broadcasters and a number of international channels including Discovery Channel and National Geographic in the US.

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Broadcast Engineering | Testing FIMS 1.0 »

A practical approach to standardization requires more than object models and interface definitions to gain serious traction. Consequently, the FIMS Technical Board recognized the need for a tool to help FIMS implementers validate their implementations. Signiant did as well, given the test-driven development methodology we use to develop software. Using such an approach, developers create and code tests to validate an implementation before coding it. This leads to higher quality products that can be evolved quickly.

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