Masstech today appointed James Whitebread as chief digital officer. He has a 15-year background in product design and development for sports and media and entertainment (M&E), and extensive experience in telecoms and security. He has led product development and builds for diverse clients including IMG, BT, UEFA, Disney, Warner Bros., FIFA, Technicolor, Amazon Prime, TATA […]
Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.
Masstech has announced the release of Kumulate, its new intelligent storage and asset lifecycle management platform. The result of industry consultation, Kumulate offers media and entertainment (M&E) users a route through the many industry transitions in storage, media and workflow. Kumulate’s workflow orchestration enables customers to automate multi-vendor and multi-format file transformations, across unlimited storage […]
Today, storage management provider Masstech appointed George Kilpatrick CEO, taking over from outgoing CEO, Joe French, who is stepping down. Kilpatrick joins Masstech from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he was industry lead, media and entertainment, EMEA. He has more than 20 years technology and media industry experience. Prior to AWS, Kilpatrick was VP of […]
Masstech & x.news | Stands 7.C55 & 1.C27| https://masstech.com/ Masstech announced its collaboration with x.news information technology to provide x.news users full visibility into both video and text sent by stations using Masstech media wires. Mike Palmer, Masstech CTO, said: “Masstech users have long been able to send text and embedded video to internal and […]
Masstech | Booth SU3202 | Website: www.masstech.com Masstech is heading to the 2017 NAB Show with its widest array of media management innovations and enhancements in years. The company will showcase how media organizations can seamlessly integrate the cloud into their operations, maximize their content’s value, and move media files more easily between production, distribution […]
Masstech – a provider of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions – today announced Masstech Portal for Avid, a new software offering designed to streamline media interchange between Avid’s Media Composer editing systems and Masstech-managed media archives. Users can archive, restore and flatten content simply by dragging and dropping it between their Media […]
The station group is the first in the U.S. to integrate the asset management and archiving solution with its newsroom system. Masstech For News lets journalists access stories — text and video — within a station’s newsroom system, like AP ENPS and Avid iNews.
As the power of IT grows and financial constraints drive station purchasing, what began as simple compliance monitoring is clearly evolving into new areas for TV stations. Over time, the features have grown dramatically to include monitoring of the entire broadcast chain. With their help, broadcasters can catch frozen video frames, closed-caption glitches, soundtrack mistakes, missing metadata and dozens of other errors. The latest wrinkle: audio loudness monitoring for compliance with the CALM Act (as pictured on Volicon’s Observer).