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.

Australia’s Seven Network Installs Signiant for Secure, High-Speed Transfer of Digital Content with Affiliates and U.S. Distributors

“Signiant has enabled us to increase the volume of data being transferred, while significantly decreasing the amount of work involved in handling and processing digital material. Our upfront investment in the Signiant has been well worth the savings in labor and distribution costs.”

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Roundabout Entertainment Chooses Signiant Media Exchange for Seamless, Secure File Transfers With Any-Sized Business Partner

With MX, we can extend the technology to our smaller broadcasting clients and vendors without requiring them to purchase and install software on their end. All of our business partners can now seamlessly connect with our facility and with the same highly managed security as the agent-based Signiant system.”

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arvato Chooses Signiant Technology for New Multi-Site Collaboration Platform and Media Distribution

“We had tested a number of content exchange tools, and the Signiant solutions were superior. Signiant transport and automation systems are well-known in the industry as a fast and efficient means of content transfer with no restrictions on file size — and it is many times more secure and efficient than FTP.”

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Global Marketing Firm Wunderman Chooses Signiant Media Exchange

“We’ve taken a big leap forward by being able to exchange content at speed with no errors. With Signiant Media Exchange, we can accelerate our file transfers with little or no restrictions on file size, and offer a pleasing Web interface to our remote customers that streamlines both uploading and downloading.”

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TV Technology | World Cup Spans Media Landscape

ESPN is planning unprecedented coverage from Johannesburg, including live matches, commentary, game analysis, player interviews and local reports all from South Africa. As ESPN’s seventh FIFA World Cup event, the 2010 games mark the first time that ESPN will base all of its reporting at the site of the event-the IBC in Johannesburg. It’s the first time that ESPN will offer groundbreaking live 3D HD coverage of 25 of the matches. And it’s the first time their IBC production team will work exclusively from a tapeless, digital network using high-resolution HD files.

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Deluxe and Signiant Team to Deliver Avatar for a Same-Day International Release

Working with Signiant, Deluxe quickly and securely coordinated dubbing reference materials for actors’ lipsync dubbing work in 18 international languages. The same Signiant software also enabled immediate delivery of the completed dialogue tracks from across the globe for centralized mixing in Los Angeles and London.

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Broadcasting & Cable | Sport’s Streaming Big Play

Few folks are happier about this than executives at CBS Sports. While the network airs the NCAA men’s basketball tournament games, CBS Sports has, in recent years, found increasing success in an adsupported, free streaming of the games live on its March Madness On Demand.

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Broadcast Engineering | Signiant Manages On-Demand Video for Online Winter Olympics Coverage

There were 14 different workflows behind the scenes that Signiant’s software managed to ensure that the viewer experience was seamless as the games were streamed from Akamai’s content distribution network. Signiant’s software efficiently managed the movement of content and helped automate processes on the back-end while Akamai delivered the content to consumers.

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Seven Turns to Signiant to Evolve Digital Media Infrastructure

Seven will implement a fibre-based system with Signiant’s software to securely automate workflows and manage file movement across 25 sites, including Seven’s state capital offices, overseas offices, affiliates, and some external suppliers’ premises. They will also use Media Exchange for newsgathering.

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PBS Selects Signiant Software to Manage and Distribute Its Award-Winning Programming

“With Signiant, we have a solution that saves us time and provides peace of mind that all of the digital and video files we are distributing – for editing, broadcast or archiving – have reached the desired location safely and fully intact. Additionally, Signiant’s support staff has exceeded our expectations.”

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Lasernet Reduces Media Delivery from Days to Minutes with Signiant

“The ability to quickly and easily move digital media files into and out of South Africa with Signiant has made the country as a whole a more attractive location to shoot feature films. We’ve used Signiant’s software to transfer feature films like Blood Diamond and Free Willy 3 and have been extremely happy with its file acceleration and management features.”

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Signiant Helps Discovery Communications with Worldwide Distribution of Digital Files in Real Time

Signiant interfaces with Discovery’s extensive library to make its assets viewable worldwide across the entire company and to outside partners. This massive deployment for the DMC supports eight thousand users, with an estimated 250 of them on the site concurrently uploading and downloading files at any given time.

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