CDC Member Companies
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AmberFin is a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses. AmberFin's iCR family of modular software digitizes and transforms new and archived content, combining a service oriented design philosophy with intelligent use of cost-effective generic IT. iCR delivers the best quality pictures at smaller file sizes across multiple delivery platforms, including the Internet, VoD, TV, mobile and other small screen devices. AmberFin's new Unified Quality Control (UQC), introduces a QC mark that brings a new level of trust to media assets. UQC uniquely combines an automated process with a human touch, enabling more efficient and effective decision-making and new levels of confidence in the file creation and transformation processes.
Aspera is the creator of next-generation transport technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Based on its patented fasp™ protocol, Aspera software fully utilizes existing infrastructures to deliver the fastest, most predictable file-transfer experience. Aspera’s core technology delivers unprecedented control over bandwidth, complete security and uncompromising reliability. Approximately 2000 organizations across a variety of industries on six continents rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets. Please visit www.asperasoft.com and follow us on Twitter @asperasoft for more information.
AVECO has been serving the TV industry since 1992 with TV automation systems installed in Europe, Asia, and Americas. AVECO automation is used by large premium broadcasters as well as small regional TV stations. It is built entirely on a real-time, mission-critical operating system that has network transparency (which allows for centralized or distributed architecture) and runs on memory protected address spaces where software modules are hot-swappable. Integration with Tektronix Cerify allows AVECO to offer even higher automation at the acquisition side of the workflow with less need for human intervention.
Blue Order is a global provider of turnkey Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions. Media and entertainment companies, corporations and public institutions use Blue Order products to collect, index, catalog, retrieve and distribute audio-visual and multi-format content. The Blue Order ‘Media Archive®’ product suite provides a comprehensive MAM framework to support new digital content services, optimize workflows and increase efficiencies along the content value chain.
Broadcast Solutions was formed in 2007 out of a group of like minded professionals in order to bring to the market in depth knowledge and in the field experience of broadcast audio visual and information technologies, to complement and guarantee the quality and performance of delivered solutions. Broadcast Solutions offer includes consultancy, system design/integration and operational support services for broadcast and media companies in Italy and Europe.
Founded in 1986, CEI designs, constructs and supports some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated media networks for companies such as FOX, ABC Disney, NASA and Hong Kong Telecom. CEI delivers full turnkey professional services from consulting to systems implementation and support, and has won multiple awards for outstanding engineering.
The concept of CEITON is: Workflow + Scheduling for People AND Systems. That means CEITON provides a Workflow management and Resource scheduling system for both people and applications. With this platform any company can design and run customized human workflows with integrated and orchestrated applications easily and quickly without coding software. Operating those workflows improves efficiency massively as people are relieved from manual planning, coordinating and monitoring their operations with email, copy & paste, Excel, meetings and phone calls all the time. Because it's completely web based it works locally for small companies just as well as on a global scale for large corporations.
Cube-Tec International develops integrated solutions for large media archives. The company focuses on open standards and agile process automation. Cube-Tec has extensive experience with large-scale media digitization projects. Furthermore, Cube-Tec offers state-of-the-art products for content verification and media automation service platforms for modern file-based workflows. Installed in over 100 facilities in 22 different countries, Cube-Tec's products, such as QUADRIGA, DOBBIN and Cube-Workflow, are used by many of the world's most prestigious broadcast, restoration and archiving institutions which makes Cube-Tec a worldwide leader in the quality-controlled media archiving market.
Enable broadcasters and media professionals to create, manage and distribute content to both traditional and new media channels, including interactive TV, the Web and mobile networks. Dalet combines into a single system a robust and proven Asset Management platform with advanced metadata capabilities; a configurable workflow engine, and a comprehensive set of purpose-built creative and production tools. This integrated and open environment enables end-to-end management of the entire News and Sport and Program content chain, and allows users to significantly improve efficiency, and to maximize the use and value of their assets. Dalet’s solutions are delivered through a dedicated Professional and Integration Services Department to ensure the highest possible standards.
Digital Rapids develops market-leading hardware and software solutions for transforming and delivering media, enabling the multi-platform experiences that are defining the future of digital video. Scaling from individual applications to enterprise and global operations, Digital Rapids systems span the critical points in today's complex media workflows, including media capture/ingest; encoding; transcoding; streaming; protection; playout; and delivery. Recipient of two prestigious Frost & Sullivan awards in the World Video Encoders and Transcoders market, Digital Rapids combines innovative technology with proven expertise to help our customers maximize their productivity, quality, and the value of their content in the evolving digital media market.
Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. In broadcast, Dolby technology enables fantastic digital surround sound and improves audio quality and consistency.
The award winning Dolby DP600 Program Optimizer is a file-based broadcast audio processor that can solve the problem of loudness inconsistency between programs. It can also streamline the handling of surround audio in file-based infrastructures thanks to a flexible audio transcoding option.
Elemental Technologies is the leading provider of massively parallel processing solutions for video applications. Elemental's product line is ideally suited for a variety of video applications including consumer media processing, professional video editing and Internet video processing. Elemental Server and Elemental Accelerator use off-the-shelf, programmable graphics processing units (GPUs) for computing-intensive video processing and conversion tasks. Founded in 2006, Elemental is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Entriq helps companies quickly and easily get their digital media content to consumers and users. Entriq’s media solution, proven in production by some of the world’s leading brands, solves all the major problems content owners, rights holders and distributors encounter when attempting to package, control, deliver, and monetize content across all devices and platforms. Every day, customers like BSkyB, Sky News Australia, Martha Stewart Omnimedia, CBS, Oprah's Harpo Productions, BT, Viacom, ESPN, UEFA and Foxtel (Australia), rely on Entriq to thrive in the competitive and fast-paced digital media economy.
ETERE is the leading company company dedicated to the best of IT and broadcast, having the strongest market and an edge technology, through an innovative architectural excellence and the best flexibility, since 23 years.
ETERE MERP - Media Enterprise Resources Planning is able to provide the best integrated solution to improve the media flow. The unique ERP approach of ETERE increase productivity and allow a detailed cost control.
ETERE goes beyond the traditional MAM design, with a extraordinary integrated solution.
ETERE provides to the media station the tools of tomorrow to have a complete and accurate control on the full company lifecycle.
Flatirons specializes in the products and technologies that enable a comprehensive set of leading-edge solutions that include web collaboration, dynamic, personalized web content, knowledge management, cutting-edge digital assets, and integrated electronic records management. The company is a recognized industry leader in XML, a technology critical to enterprise content management solutions.
Inlet Technologies is the leading provider of advanced encoding solutions. Inlet’s award-winning product blend advanced compression and encoding technologies with the latest automation capabilities to fuel the explosion of digital media. By optimizing content for any network and any screen, Inlet’s solutions allow content creators, licensors and distributors to build more intelligent digital media infrastructures that reduce costs, increase speed to market, and expand audience reach.
IMAKE is the major provider of open, intelligent solutions and integration services that enable the seamless delivery of broadband digital media, Video On Demand (VOD) and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) to cable television providers, telecommunications companies and content providers.
The Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik, Munich, Germany, was founded in 1956 as a private company, and is the central research and development establishment for public broadcasting organisations in Germany (ARD, ZDF and DLR), in Austria (ORF), and in Switzerland (SRG/SSR). In addition, IRT collaborates not only with numerous clients in the broadcasting, media, communication-engineering and IT sectors, but also with various research organisations and universities. The main focus of IRT’s work is the improvement of existing and the development of new, particularly digital, systems and their standardisation.
The MANTRICS Workflow Manager is a software solution which aids in the handling of the production process. Whatever type of content and whichever production infrastructure is used, MANTRICS provides easy-to-use, powerful tools for ingestion and metadating content, creation of catalogs, editing content and quality checks.
Masstech Group is the global leader in providing comprehensive solutions bridging the gap between advanced file-based workflows for broadcast transmission and production, media format transformation and flexible storage integration. Driven by innovation and dedicated to customer success, Masstech partners work with over 300 clients worldwide to optimize production and distribution processes, capitalize on business opportunities and realize unlimited cost-effective growth. Masstech Group. Experience Matters.
Media Portal is a media asset management solutions provider based in Brazil. Media Portal provides a flexible web-oriented interface for content management, allowing easy and fast workflow customization along with a rock solid real time system monitoring solution. Media Portal adopts open standards, enabling fast integration with a variety of devices and environments like HDTV Production, News, VoD, IPTV, Web, Satellite Content Distribution, Health Diagnostics and Distance Learning. Telestream solutions are in the heart of Media Portal workflows to assure the video content transcoding performance, integration and interoperability to different platforms.
Omneon is the leading provider of cost-effective and flexible networked media storage and servers for production and broadcast. Omneon's open and advanced architecture minimizes customers’ upfront and ongoing expenses, while enabling them to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
MBT is specialized in broadcast solutions developments and integration since 2004. MBT designs workflows, comprehensive software solutions that fit your existing system, to manage your media throughout the broadcast line. MBT is for all institutional or broadcasting needs: from premium channel to news, local or thematic television. MBT products range offers a transverse management of supports and media: digital media asset management, playout automation, video management, graphics asset management, traffic system, multimedia video servers.
Ninsight specializes in television automation for on-air broadcast, media management and program asset acquisition. Ninsight's highly reliable solutions serve as the cornerstone of many high profile operations and are fully scalable to address the needs of very large, multi-channel, fully redundant operations as well as small TV channels systems.
Designs and delivers world-class automation, channel in a box technology and content management solutions for the broadcast community. The company’s range of products is designed to be flexible, reliable and scalable, delivering operational efficiencies for TV broadcasters, cable and satellite operators, and service providers of all sizes. Solutions are available for both large and small operations to manage acquisition, file based workflows, archiving and multichannel playout.
Pharos software solutions improve workflow and increase efficiency for broadcasters and service providers in television, radio, VOD and mobile publishing. Since 1997 Pharos has pioneered collaborative desktop workflow and integrated third party infrastructure management.
The unique Mediator content management platform, with its integrated Playtime playout and Pilot control options, provides efficient tools to deliver multi-format content globally. Pharos software architecture, integration and post-installation support enable the entire business of broadcasting to be unified across the enterprise.
Pro-Bel offers proven play-to-air automation applications designed for single through to multi-channel operations. Pro–Bel's scalable solution address every area of transmission, from content ingest, storage and playout, to interfacing with back-office business systems.
ROOT6 Technology is the product development arm of the leading UK creative technology reseller root6. Established in 1997, and based in the heart of Soho’s post production community, ROOT6 Technology has outstanding expertise in application development, relational database design, web client and server development, and IP network engineering. In addition to the development of ContentAgent, ROOT6 has undertaken contract development for products and services including: e-tv (a pilot corporate communications project for DHL); development of a set-top player for agency review and approval service provider BEAM.TV; Ultra logging software for reality TV shows (developed in conjunction with The Farm); and work with UK media specialists ChilliBean to develop a tapeless advertising awards submission system for the D&AD Global Awards.
Ruzz TV provides strategic technology solutions with a focus on television broadcasting: the processes involved in the actual assembly and transmission of the stream of pictures and sounds that are seen by the viewer at home. This covers everything from scheduling and sales, through acquisition, production, assembly plus playout, transmission and distribution.
The benefits they offer the broadcaster are threefold: Operational, Technical and Strategic.
Ruzz TV is a solutions provider. They combine their award winning products with those from other vendors to deliver innovative solutions focussed on the specific needs of today’s modern broadcasters.
S4M – Solutions for Media
The Cologne-based company S4M – Solutions for Media, a subsidiary of arvato systems and RTL Television, develops and distributes software solutions specialized on the broadcast- and new media industry. The company's fully integrated, cross-media, software suite and "cutting edge" business tools make S4M a leader in media enterprise technology. Today, S4M systems are used in 30 countries around the world. Whether commercial air time sales or video content management; whether program planning, rights licensing, ratings evaluation or production planning -- today and tomorrow -- S4M solutions help manage the world's leading media businesses. Especially the S4M solutions for Video Content Management work with partners for reliable technical solutions, and their partnership with Omneon provides all aspects of efficient data storage and management.
ScheduALL is the leading provider of out-of-the-box personnel and facilities operations management software to the global media and broadcast market.
Screen Subtitling Systems is the number one supplier of subtitling and captioning systems in the world, providing a range of solutions for subtitle and graphics preparation, transmission and monitoring, as well as subtitle file management software. Screen offers over 30 years' knowledge and experience of subtitling technology and supports its clients through its worldwide distributor network and dedicated 24 hour customer care team.
SGT is a technology leader in workflow automation and offers the most comprehensive product line in the Broadcast and Media industries. SGT's VEDA™ software suite manages video content and automates the media-related workflows of media companies and broadcasters. VEDA™ comes with superior features, such as its unrivalled semantic search engine and the new VEDA™ Automation.
Is a private company founded in 1978 as a software house for Television management systems.
Today, SI Media is one of the leading providers with decades of experience in the development and deployment of Traffic, Playout Automation, Media Asset Management and NewsRoom solutions for TV Broadcasters.
SI media provides TV stations with easy to use solutions that;
• Improve operational efficiencies
• Lower running costs
• Increase functional capabilities
• Increase revenues
• Minimize the risk of On-Air down-time
Broadcasters can select from a wide variety of proven, flexible and scalable architectures depending on specific requirements.
TANDBERG Television, part of the Ericsson Group (NASDAQ:ERIC), delivers the technology and expertise that’s moving digital media forward. The company’s award-winning advanced compression systems, on-demand or content distribution solutions are used by the world’s leading broadcasters, operators and programmers to deliver new viewer experiences and advertising opportunities and to generate increased return on investment. With a broad suite of open, standards-based products, TANDBERG Television offers the highest quality solutions for Digital TV, HDTV, VOD, and IPTV.
Tedial is a software company specializing in Media Asset Management (MAM), Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM), Business Process Management (BPM), transcoding and media distribution. Tedial solutions are developed with the latest software technology under strict ISO 9001 & 27001 quality standards.
With over ten years experience, Tedial’s proven technology allows broadcasters to take full advantage of file-based workflows by optimising and automating operational processes. Tedial’s solutions are vendor and hardware independent, releasing customers from proprietary constraints and enabling them to significantly increase productivity and return on investment. With Tedial the coveted aim of having an efficient, fully tapeless production facility operating at a low cost is within reach of every broadcaster, regardless of their size.
Tedial has over 50 high-profile reference sites in more than 12 countries, including some of the most complex and largest MAM systems in the broadcast industry.
Telestream products have set the standard with the world's leading media and entertainment companies, corporations, and government institutions for encoding-based workflow automation solutions. Telestream helps customers transform their media for distribution to web, mobile, DVD, cable VOD, podcast and broadcast platforms. Telestream’s solutions streamline media workflows for content owners, creators, and distributors in any industry segment.
For more than 50 years, the Grass Valley™ name has been synonymous with innovation, leadership, and performance. Our full range of solutions and services is unmatched in the industry, leveraging the economies of scale of the IT industry with our proprietary core knowledge of media processing and storage. Grass Valley customers include most of the world's leading broadcasters, teleproduction facilities, and service providers, as well as independent video professionals who rely on our products to cover the world's most high-profile live events, as well as to benefit from efficiencies in day-to-day operations. When you're watching news, sports, or entertainment programming—whether on a TV, the web, or a mobile device you're watching Grass Valley at work in today's connected world.
TMD specializes in the development and delivery of solutions and services to the global media, broadcast and archive industries using the Mediaflex family of products. Mediaflex enables media organizations to manage both the physical media and digital file based content with their associated workflows. Organizations utilizing Mediaflex for the smooth and efficient running of their facilities include Arqiva, Ascent Media, Discovery USA, Sky Italia, ITFC and Turner Broadcasting.
Vcodes is a developer of automated content preparation systems, aimed for Cable, IPTV, Mobile, Web and large archives.
Vizrt creates leading-edge content production tools for the digital media industry -- from award-winning 3D graphics & maps through integrated video workflow solutions and online publishing tools. We propose a new vision for content creation, management and delivery with an end-to-end solution from conception to multi-format distribution. Through constant innovation and a good measure of fun, we create software and services that push creative boundaries and develop new ways of telling stories.
Xytech's Digital Order module automates file based media workflows, including real-time integration with 3rd party media management applications. Xytech is pleased to announce an Adaptor with the Tektronix Cerify automated Quality Control system. This Adaptor interacts with Cerify using the Cerify Profile, job number and asset file name to initiate and respond to Cerify QC jobs. Completed QC results are then appended to the Xytech Digital Order, allowing full visibility of the QC process from the Xytech user interface.