media file transfer

Signiant is the market leader in file transfer software for the media and entertainment industry. We specialize in moving large media files across the global quickly and securely, and our extreme file sharing solutions are particularly well suited for the demanding pace and needs of the industry. Our newest media file transfer product called Media Shuttle is a hybrid SaaS solution that's easy to use, fast, and can send any size file.

Signiant is a member of a number of media associations including the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA), the International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). We've also been recognized as a media technology leader for our work with media file transfer and workflow automation. In 2009, Signiant received a Hollywood Post Alliance Award for Engineering Excellence for our Content Distribution Management (CDM) software. More recently, Signiant was named among the winners of IBC’s coveted Innovation Awards in support of NBC Universal’s MICAH multi-format, digital media production workflow project. We were also the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2014 NAB Show by TV Technology magazine.

Some of the world’s largest broadcasters, studios, and media companies use Signiant for their media file transfer, content management, and workflow automation needs. ABC, NBC, ESPN, BBC and Fox Sports are all Signiant clients, and our software has been used extensively in Olympic Game coverage. Look through any of the following articles to learn more about media file delivery, or try sending a file with Media Shuttle.

Signiant Strengthens Board with Two Industry Leaders

Signiant today announced that two of the media industry’s most prominent technology executives have joined its Board of Directors. The appointments come at a time when the company’s leadership position in cloud technology and innovative next-generation offerings are driving unprecedented growth in Signiant’s business. Joining the board are Lawrence R. Kaplan and John McCoskey, each bringing unique industry experience to the Signiant Board.

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Besco SI to Represent Signiant Solutions in South Korea

As a leading equipment and services provider in the Korean film and broadcast market for more than 15 years, Besco has earned a strong reputation among its customers and partners. The company was the first to consult to leading broadcasters and post-production facilities on end-to-end file based workflows from content acquisition to delivery.

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Invisible Powerhouse

The Library of Congress Packard Campus is home to more than 1.1 million film, television, and video items. With a collection ranging from motion pictures made in the 1890’s to today’s TV programs, the Library’s holdings are an unparalleled record of American and international creativity in moving images.

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Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton to Present at 2012 SMPTE Annual Technical Conference

“The full promise of file-based workflow can only be achieved through seamless interaction between products from multiple vendors. FIMS applies SOA principles that have transformed traditional business systems architecture to the specific requirements of media,” said Hamilton. “In this presentation we’ll share practical lessons learned building the FIMS test harness and using the test harness to validate our FIMS implementation.”

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Signiant Webcast on Managing Media File Delivery Specifications to Feature Top Executives from AMWA and Turner Broadcasting

Moderated by Brad Dick, Editor of Broadcast Engineering magazine, the expert panel features Brad Gilmer, Executive Director, Advanced Media Workflow Association; Michael Koetter, Vice President, Technology Planning, Standards and Development, Turner Broadcasting; and Ian Hamilton, Chief Technology Officer, Signiant.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Signiant @IBC

In addition to our award-winning Media Exchange and Managers+Agents products we will be demonstrating our newest product, Media Shuttle, a subscription-based file delivery solution that provides a simple way to move large media files. Designed to meet the needs of media operations, creative professionals, engineering and IT, Media Shuttle gives any size workgroup or enterprise the convenience and ease of use of public cloud-based file-sharing services without file size limits or security risks.

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Sports Video Group | New Digital Workflow, Same Grueling Workout for NFL Films’ Hard Knocks

For the first time in Hard Knocks history, no footage was shot on tape. Rodgers’ crew shot more than 250 hours of footage per week, feeding it to Mount Laurel through a secure, 24-hour 1 GB data line using Signiant file-accelerated transfer software.

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Signiant Signs Gencom Technology to Resell Market-Leading File Transfer Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

Gencom Technology will resell the entire line of Signiant products to film, broadcast and post-production markets in Australia and New Zealand. As one of the region’s leading providers of integrated media technology solutions, Gencom will add Signiant’s secure media file transfer solutions to its extensive portfolio of software and service offerings.

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Mass High Tech | Local Tech Companies Go for the Gold at Olympics

Signiant’s software has been managing the transport as well as the processing of video for major broadcasters since 2006, and it’s technology has been used in the past couple of Olympics Games. ABC, NBC, ESPN and Fox Sports are all clients, and while it’s used extensively for coverage of the Olympics Games, those broadcasters use the software year round for live sports coverage.

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The Coolest Thing About Media Shuttle for Post

One post house we work with was just telling us today how excited they were about this subscription model. For the cost of one-and-a-half bike couriers running tapes or disks around London, they could have Media Shuttle at their fingertips – for all their fast file transfer needs.

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Leading Media Content Security Experts to Highlight Signiant Executive Webcast, July 10 at 11 a.m. PDT

Produced by MESA and CDSA, this interactive panel will feature top executives from 20th Century Fox, Deluxe Digital Studios and Adobe discussing innovative approaches to securing the global movement of high-value digital media.

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Future Reality to Resell Market-Leading Signiant Media File Movement Solutions in Australia

Experts in production systems for editing, content creation, digital intermediate workflow and film-resolution shared storage solutions, Future Reality also provides a range of system design, installation and integration services; hardware and peripherals; and high-speed international network connectivity.

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