IBC: NOA To Unveil NOARecord 4.0

AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH will introduce NOA Record 4.0 at IBC (Sept. 15-18, RAI Amsterdam, Stand 7.C18). The company will put the spotlight on its latest version of the multi-stream digitization and […]

Ross Video Appoints Rafael Dubois Regional Sales Director, Northern Europe

Ross Video has named Rafael Dubois as its new regional sales director, Northern Europe. Leading a team of regional sales managers, Dubois will support customers and partners across the territory. A […]

Spectra Logic Archive Solution Simplifies Long-Term Digital Preservation

Spectra Logic, a provider of data management and data storage solutions, has introduced an archive solution for organizations that must manage and preserve massive amounts of data for long-term retention […]


AI Lightens The Newsgathering Load

Broadcasters continue to turn to artificial intelligence for help with a widening array of tasks heavy on manual process from surfacing trending topics and content to generating transcriptions, tagging with metadata, offering facial and object recognition and offering help with clips, rights management and moderation.


Mining Content’s ‘Massive Value’ With Metadata

Vendors are emphatic that content metadata holds myriad value for broadcasters, increasing video’s findability and searchability, tracking rights and protecting against deepfakes and using AI to make the entire process easier. Above: An example of using machine learning to identify objects in video with correlating time markers. In this way, users can search across video with increasingly sophisticated queries such as “2 Persons + 7 Cars” to show all matches across an entire content library.

Medialogy Broadcast Introduces ArcPaaS Archiving Platform As A Service

Medialogy Broadcast has released ArcPaaS (Archiving Platform as a Service). Designed for broadcast-related users such as TV channels, production studios and post-production facilities, Medialogy’s ArcPaaS can be configured as an […]

Telestream Acquires CMS Provider EcoDigital

In a strategic move that it says highlights its sustained growth ambitions, Telestream has purchased EcoDigital (formerly known as Front Porch Digital). Telestream, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, is a vertical market […]


TVN Tech | Pandemic Tees Up AI’s Role In Archives

Artificial intelligence has been touted for several years as a potential tool for cleaning up the metadata in broadcasters’ archives and making old clips more easily retrievable. COVID-19’s role in scuttling much live programming may finally push AI’s value for MAMs into the foreground.

San Francisco Giants Choose Veritone For AI-Powered, Rapid Media Discovery

Veritone Inc., the creator of aiWARE, an operating system for artificial intelligence, said the MLB’s San Francisco Giants have selected Veritone’s AI solutions to bring its 60-year media archive to […]

Sonnet And Archiware To Preview Long-Distance Thunderbolt 3 Optical Cable At IBC

Sonnet Technologies (Stand 7.D41) and Archiware GmbH (Stand 7.D35) will team up at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) to demonstrate a Mac-based media asset management backup and archive system […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Imagine & StorageDNA

Imagine & StorageDNA | Booths SL11124 & SL13609 | www.imagineproducts.com & www.storagedna.com Imagine Products, creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets, and StorageDNA, a […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: TransMedia Dynamics

TransMedia Dynamics | Booth SL5329 | http://www.tmd.tv/mediaflex-ums/core/mediaflex-workflow TMD is a provider of software products focused on delivering media and content management solutions to the global media, broadcast and archive sectors. […]

SWR Selects Jordi’s Adam For Digital Archive

The German public service broadcaster Suedwestrundfunk (SWR) has addressed a major tape archive digitization effort by using the Adam solution from the Swiss-based archiving specialist Jordi AG which includes encoding […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: SGL

SGL | Booth SL5306 | Website: http://www.sglbroadcast.com/ SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, is demonstrating its major new version of FlashNet. The company […]


CBS News Renews Archive Licensing, Distribution


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: SGL

SGL | Booth SL5306 | Website: www.sglbroadcast.com SGL will showcase the latest version of its flagship FlashNet content management system, which includes the following key features: Enhanced Disaster Recovery: SGL is introducing […]


Beach House Pictures Upgrades Workflow


SMPTE Tech Conference: It Was About Time

Under the umbrella of its 100th anniversary, the tech group looked back at its rich history of innovation while confronting current and future topics, trends and techniques including IP networking, 4K, SDI, developing standards and more. SMPTE photo


Raycom Sports Partners With XOS Digital

Raycom Sports announced today an exclusive partnership with XOS Digital, a collegiate sports content management and licensing company. Under the agreement, XOS will provide archiving, enforcement, and content representation services […]


Masstech, Qualstar Partner On LTO Archiving


At 100, SMPTE To Honor Past, Look To Future

As members of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers gather in Hollywood, Calif., for the 2016 Technical Conference & Exhibition Oct. 24-28, the organization’s history will be on the minds of many keynoters, presenters and attendees as SMPTE celebrates its centennial. However, while honoring its storied past will be an important part of this year’s event, SMPTE remains focused on providing the technical insight, presentations and discussions needed to positon the industry for the future.

Quantum Unveils New Tape Storage Platform

Quantum Corp. today announced a new Scalar tape storage platform and three products based it: Scalar i3, Scalar i6 and the StorNext AEL6 appliance. These new Scalar intelligent tape libraries allow […]


From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Primestream

Primestream | Stand 7.D21 | Website: www.primestream.com Primestream’s focus is dynamic media management, offering a seamless end-to-end platform for the digital acquisition of live and file-based content, editing, logging, control room […]

NAB 2015 Tech: Volicon’s Archiver

Volicon | Booth SU7916 | Website: www.volicon.com Volicon is debuting the new Archiver option for its Observer Media Intelligence Platform. Addressing broadcasters’ need for convenient, cost-effective long-term storage of aired […]

Newsrooms Air, Archive UGC With Stringwire

Last year, NBC Universal bought Stringwire, an app that lets users stream live video that news organizations can use. Since a beta launch in August, NBC News has used to to document events like rallies and protests in Ferguson and Occupy Hong Kong.

Griffin Adds Combined Marquis, SGL Archive

SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has signed a contract with Griffin Communications’, owner of KOTV Tulsa, Okla., and KWTV Oklahoma City. […]


Racing To Save A Video Legacy


Milestone For ABC O&O Digitization Push

The ABC Owned Television Stations Group, which six years ago began a massive project to digitize, catalogue and store its analog news stories, has just finished doing that at its KGO San Francisco (the latest after WABC New York, WLS Chicago and WPVI Philadelphia). The ABC Owned Television Stations Group Preservation Project is also underway at KABC Los Angeles and KTRK Houston.

Front Porch Digital Lands Big DOD Contract