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Healthcare innovations prove AR and VR aren’t just for entertainment

As healthcare workers strive to fight off the current pandemic and keep themselves safe at the same time, AR and VR offer a range of solutions to problems both basic and complex.

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From raw video to proxy to mezzanine to final delivery, how many video formats are required in modern media production?

Video files are the lifeblood of most media companies but the sizes and wide variety of formats bring complexity. One of the most interesting (and challenging) things about working with video is the range of formats in which they appear and are used. Each different format has different strengths, as different formats are required at different phases of the production and distribution lifecycle.

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Media Shuttle’s “Delegated Administration” Simplifies Tasks for Media Operations and IT

While we can’t remove all the complexity from an increasingly complex media world, with Media Shuttle’s delegated administration, we can make it easier for technical staff and operations managers to do their jobs.

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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.

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Imagine downloading half a million one hour shows, in HD, from Netflix

Media Shuttle continues to evolve as we provide new features and capabilities, and one constant has always been our laser focus on ease of use, and support for ever more efficient workflows. But what it really all boils down to is how well the solution works for the users who actually send, receive and share files through the Media Shuttle portals. From this perspective, the breadth and depth of adoption and usage, and the rate at which these continue to grow, has been staggering. Check out some numbers from our current customers that speak louder than words.

By Lexi Welsch Learn more

How Discovery Moves Assets (and Producers) into the Cloud

Learn how the Discovery Communications technology team innovated its video processing by moving its systems to the cloud.

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The Future of Sports Technology at SXSW

Perhaps more than any other genre, sport broadcasting is delivering content to an increasingly diverse audience that consumes content in an increasingly diverse way.

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The DPP and the Democratization of Media

On October 1st of this year, the UK will host what is being called File Delivery Day, and on October 1st all broadcasters will begin to receive programming in digital format, no exceptions. If this seems like a sudden and drastic shift, it’s been a long time in the making. In September of 2013, a collective of UK based television companies and broadcasters called the Digital Production Partnership and championed by such giants as the BBC and ITV announced the transition, and its deadline–at which point broadcasters began to shift individually.

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What’s blue, wet, and made with the help of Media Shuttle?

It’s “Jonathan Bird’s Blue World,” an educational family-oriented underwater adventure series airing on PBS stations nationwide and hosted by naturalist and underwater photographer Jonathan Bird. Congratulations to Jonathan and his team for the Series 4-opening episode “Aquarius Reef Base” being nominated for a national Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime Program category.

By Katie Staveley Learn more

Digital Production Buzz | Banff Film Festival Moves Massive Files Fast

On May 30th, 2013 Digital Production Buzz interviewed Woody MacPhail, Producer, and Luke Van Dyk, Head Engineer, both from the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival highlighting how they are using Signiant’s Media Shuttle to collect submissions for their annual film festival.

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Media Shuttle Makes Movie History

The rolling thunder of Media Shuttle successes is making it more than a little difficult to keep track some days! A recent win was Venture 3D using Media Shuttle to move massive files between LA and Asia for the production of Stephen Chow’s latest film. Getting the film to market during the “Golden Week” around Chinese New Year was crucial to box office success, and Media Shuttle performed flawlessly in a starring role. The 3D film “Journey to the West” is now set to break box office records.

By Lisa Clark Learn more

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival Picks Signiant Media Shuttle File Sharing Solution for Accelerated Delivery of Full-Length HD Film Submissions

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, which celebrates the world’s best mountain and adventure themed films and books, has standardized on Signiant’s Media Shuttle file sharing solution for digital film submission and distribution at its annual festival and world tour. Requiring fast, reliable delivery of massive HD files with security, acceleration and tracking, the Festival selected Media Shuttle to easily upload, download and transfer large files from a shared file system, providing significant time and cost savings for festival organizers and contributors.

By Lisa Clark Learn more