Myers Information Systems, a developer of broadcast traffic, business and content management software, today announced a successful integration of the company’s flagship ProTrack TV product for Christian broadcaster WTLW Lima, Ohio (DMA 201). The Myers suite also provides support to the West Ohio Sports Net (WOSN), an affiliated community outreach sports channel. “Our previous traffic […]
Myers Information Systems, a long-standing developer of broadcast traffic, business, and content management software, today announced the commissioning of its 50th media asset management (MAM) module for the company’s flagship ProTrack TV at noncommercial KOCE Los Angeles, which offers a full schedule of PBS and local interest programming. “Myers was an easy choice: it saves […]
Broadcasters want traffic and billing systems that can handle ads for websites and mobile as adeptly as they do broadcast spots and that can integate seamlessly with master control automation. Vendors are doing their best to meet this demand. Says Larry Keene of the Traffic Directors Guild of America: “Every traffic software person we’ve spoken to in the last month and a half…is telling us the attention being given to mobile and Web is almost equaling the time and efforts taken for the TV.”
Over the past decade, the T&B sector has consolidated dramatically. Where once there were 15-20 players, there are now just a handful, fiercely competing to meet clients’ demands for trimming costs and managing ads on the proliferating platforms, including the Web, digital subchannels and various mobile offerings. WideOrbit and Harris OSi are the dominant companies in the U.S. commercial TV station sector, but a number of others, including Myers, BroadView, Pilat and Sintec, want a piece of the pie.
Myers Information Systems, a developer of broadcast traffic, business, and content management software, today announced the successful implementation of a metadata delivery platform that will enable the airing of PBS content to audiences in the United Kingdom. The platform was developed for PBS Distribution (PBSd), a joint venture of PBS and noncommercial WGBH Boston, with […]
Among the myriad of broadcasting gear on display at next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas are automation, traffic and billing equipment and software. There’s growing interest in these products since TV broadcasters need to be able to oversee a growing number of channels with a shrinking number of staff.