file-based workflow

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    | Blog

    October 1st, 2017 – a Landmark Day in the Migration to File-based Delivery in the UK

    The Digital Production Partnership (DPP), an industry organization comprising UK broadcasters BBC, BT Sport, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV, Sky and UKTV, recently announced that as of October 1st its members will no longer accept delivery of programs on videotape. This is a real watershed moment in the transition from videotape to files as the primary medium for moving video content across the M&E supply chain.
  • | Media Coverage

    Sports Video Group | Dalet, Signiant Target Multisite Sports Operations with New Tech Partnership

    Dalet and Signiant have announced the API integration of their flagship products at sports, postproduction, and broadcast organizations in the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands. The joint solution combines one of Dalet’s widely used media-asset-management (MAM) platform with Signiant’s file-transfer and media-delivery software.
  • | Press Releases

    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.”
  • | Media Coverage

    Broadcasting & Cable | Broadcaster Streamlines New-Media Approach to Winter Games

    Mazza’s team has worked to reduce some of the complexity in NBCU’s overall technical plan, particularly in providing streaming and on-demand video coverage for its Website. For Beijing, NBCU created a long-distance, file-based workflow to support its Highlights Factory in New York, which produced on-demand coverage for the Web, cable VOD systems and mobile clip services.
  • | Press Releases

    SDI Media Group Makes Signiant an Integral Part of its Digital Media Distribution Strategy

    “Signiant has the cutting-edge technology and functionality we need to run our global business. Other systems we looked at fell short. SDI also wanted a platform that was accepted by the industry, and many broadcasters and studios are already using Signiant.”
  • | Press Releases

    BBC News Selects Signiant to Accelerate Digital Media Distribution

    “In an increasingly competitive environment, news broadcasters need to receive breaking stories fast. It is imperative for BBC News to have a reliable content delivery system so that it can be first to receive the news from its reporters or ‘citizen journalists’, whether in one of its offices or in a remote geographical location, and then be able to share those stories across its global network.”
  • | Press Releases

    Signiant Powers Current TV’s Viewer Submissions Worldwide

    “At a typical news network, it would generally take days to send tapes via regular mail, or several hours sending files at regular network speeds. Once the content is received, editors would then spend more time reviewing and editing news footage for use on the air. With Signiant, Current is able to trim this time exponentially to ensure our viewers get up to the minute information.”
  • | Press Releases

    Signiant Technology Transport Backbone Integrates with IBM Media Hub Solution Framework

    Acting as a content bus, Signiant allows users to easily and securely share, repurpose and move their digital files to more places in a shorter period of time. This means that distributed teams, business partners and outside vendors can easily share and exchange files regardless of size.
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    NBC Universal Chooses Signiant’s Technology to Power its Digital Media Distribution Management Strategy

    “We decided that digital media distribution management is not something we could piece together from parts of other technologies. Thanks to Signiant’s unique open and integrated technology, we were able to rapidly deploy a solution that fits seamlessly with our existing infrastructure to enhance, automate and extend our every day operations.”