Cloud-based services for broadcasters include graphics, asset management, email for user-generated video, back-office functions and warehousing of documents and video. The list of services and vendors grows almost daily. Although some broadcasters, attracted mostly by the cost savings and improved efficiency, have embraced the services, others still harbor a basic mistrust of them, principally because they rely on the public Internet that lies beyond their control.
A dozen stations have adopted Bitcentral’s newsroom workflow and content management systems this summer.
Bitcentral, a provider of content workflow solutions, has hired growth and efficiency expert Cleve Cushing as the company’s first chief financial officer. Among previous executive positions, Cushing served as CFO of Marketron Broadcast Solutions, a radio and television traffic and billing software provider. Cushing reports to Fred Fourcher, CEO and president of Bitcentral, and the […]
Bitcentral, a provider of news management, production and distribution systems, has closed its first deal outside the U.S. Under terms of the agreement, CBC, Canada’s national public broadcaster, will install Bitcentral’s Oasis content archiving and management system. CBC is the largest news broadcaster in Canada and manages a daily stream of news programming in English […]
2011 NAB Show Preview Bitcentral Booth SU1917 Bitcentral, which offers open-content workflow solutions to broadcasters, will demonstrate improvements to newsroom workflows. The new products and features are designed to help professionals tell stories better and will include a browser-based editing system that enables newsrooms to collaborate and edit stories while being ingested from anywhere in […]