Ian Hamilton

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    March is Filled With Exciting Industry Events

    Virtual events, webcasts and exhibitions continue in March, and Signiant is participating alongside industry leaders and innovators in a number of summits!
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    Accelerated innovation: What Signiant predicts for the 2021 horizon

    As we head into 2021, it doesn’t appear companies are looking back, but rather are reflecting on what they learned and are now focused on shoring-up those workflows and tools.
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    “Separating Signal from Noise” explores the mechanics of machine learning at Signiant

    Signiant helps M&E companies leverage machine learning today both directly and indirectly, directly by leveraging machine learning in our patent-pending intelligent transport architecture. That architecture looks at a variety of inputs from both current and historical network conditions to determine the best possible path to move a particular data set over a network under the current conditions.
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    What does 2020 have in store for media and entertainment organizations?

    As the new year approaches, there are a number of exciting M&E trends on the horizon. New competition, emerging formats and platforms, and technology advancements promise to make 2020 a dynamic and fertile year for the industry.
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    Leverage machine learning to make file transfer faster, by making it smarter

    In order to take full advantage of available bandwidth, Signiant’s machine learning algorithm examines transfer history and optimally configures application and transport-level transfer parameters for both file-based and live media transfers.
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    Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton to Demonstrate Latest Advancements in the Company’s SaaS Platform at the HPA Tech Retreat

    “As the media industry continues to leverage cloud technology, this demonstration is a powerful example of how Signiant’s SaaS platform can connect people, systems and cloud services via loosely coupled, event-driven integration. ”
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    Signiant to Demonstrate New Technology Enhancements to Accelerate Workflows at HPA Creative Tech UK

    At the 2018 HPA Creative Tech UK, Signiant will demonstrate new, innovative capabilities that expand the value of its products within the media industry.
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    IMF (Interoperable Master Format) Reaches the Mainstream

    At this year’s HPA Tech Retreat, two full hours on Wednesday were dedicated to IMF (Interoperable Master Format), the SMPTE standard for the file-based interchange of multi-version, finished audio-visual works. The time dedicated to the topic shows the importance of IMF to the industry.
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    Signiant to Demonstrate New Technology Enhancements to Accelerate Workflows at the HPA Tech Retreat

    At the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat®, Signiant Inc, a market leader in intelligent file transfer, will demonstrate new, innovative capabilities that expand the value of its products within the media industry.
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    Isn’t it Time to Think of People First and Not Policies and Technology?

    Security and simplicity are often viewed as opposing forces. One widely held belief codified in the IS policies of most organizations is that for a system to be secure, people must use complex passwords that are changed frequently. But this doesn’t have to be “just the way it is”!
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    Signiant to Showcase Revolutionary New Transport Architecture at the HPA Tech Retreat UK

    Signiant has announced the company will showcase a revolutionary new transport architecture that furthers its mission to enable fast, secure global transport of media, in the Innovation Zone at the forthcoming HPA Tech Retreat UK. First showcased at HPA Tech Retreat LA, this new technology is capable of delivering data to cloud object storage at multiple gigabits per second via HTTP.
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    How Safe Is Your Content?

    Yesterday’s big “meta hacking” story that WikiLeaks has apparently released thousands of documents describing C.I.A. software for hacking a variety of devices is a timely reminder of the importance of security in our hyperconnected world. In light of this, we want to draw attention to an article, “Secure Design in a Hyperconnected World”, that appeared in M&E Journal’s Fall 2015 Edition, discussing the core secure design principles that all software developers should adhere to.