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What Does Your Multimedia Content Say About Your Brand?

Could your brand’s media strategy help it become the Logan Paul of its sector? Strategists advise companies to imagine the extreme version of any new approach they are considering, gain insight from that point of view and then go back and find firm, suitable ground on which they can build and plan. A YouTuber redefines…

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Cloud vs on-premises - why not both? Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our discussion around hybrid deployments – i.e. partially on-premises and partially in the cloud – for Media Workflow solutions. Here’s the first post, in case you missed it. We looked at both the benefits and technical trade-offs when transitioning to cloud-based solutions, and how a hybrid architecture may provide the…

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Does your NRCS 'get' digital-first?

Here’s the question I hear most when I speak to newsrooms: does your newsroom computer system (NRCS) support digital-first workflows for production and distribution? That’s no surprise, since the need to ramp-up digital news production is growing exponentially even as newsroom budgets continue to shrink. The early, linear, days When dedicated newsroom computer systems first…

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2021 Media Technology Trends

Around this time each year, I wonder what the following 12 months will have in store for our industry. This is a difficult endeavor under normal circumstances – but now that 2020 has been and gone, predicting the immediate future is something probably best left to professional fortune-tellers. Nonetheless, having already discussed with industry peers…

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Agility and flexibility to convince your CTO

My last article was all about how Dalet Pyramid can help journalists and newsroom managers stay ahead of the curve with wide collaboration, a 360-degree story-centric approach, and a modern, easy-to-use interface. But every person on our product team knows you don’t go very far without getting CTOs on board. Technology managers want to keep…

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Dalet Pyramid: The Storytelling 360 News Revolution

One of the things that has struck me over my 20-plus years at Dalet is that nobody here has ever assumed that the digital revolution is slowing down for media companies. This realization shapes our corporate strategy and has driven the development of Dalet Pyramid. At the turn of the century, everything seemed technology-driven, as…

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Welcome to the OTT video content streaming revolution!

This article was first published on the SMPTE website by Michael Goldman, Board Member at SMPTE. This is based on an interview of Lincoln Spiteri, VP of Engineering, Ooyala at Dalet.  In the opinion of Lincoln Spiteri, VP of Engineering at Dalet, a major manufacturer of media workflow technology solutions, the OTT video content streaming…

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Remote Editing
Why newsroom production has to adapt NOW to the new normal

Fierce competition for viewers along with a rapidly changing multiplatform environment has put newsrooms under immense stress. In the space of just a few weeks, news broadcasters have had to discard a lifetime’s worth of practices and hard-earned experience as anchors and reporters are dispatched to their homes where they continue to broadcast, but not…

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servers
Virtualization - is it always best?

I like to be told that I’m wrong. It usually means that I’ve made some broad sweeping assumption that over-simplifies the world. My most recent blunder was assuming that the whole world will obviously move 100% of its media operations to the cloud. It seems to me that in the space of a few short…

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Why Cloud Content Supply Chains Are The Answer to Today's Media Consumption Demands

Today’s content creators and publishers are faced with a rapidly changing landscape. Any company and brand looking to engage viewers, followers, sports fans, consumers and buyers needs to refocus on their video strategy. Creating great content is no longer sufficient – you also need to keep at least one eye on trends. If you don’t,…

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Luc and Lee
How UX drives growth

With the advent of omnipresent technologies (think smartphones) in our daily lives, free/try apps have transformed the way we make products and the way consumers expect to be served up products that are intuitive and enjoyable. Just like consumers flocking from one social app to the other, a new generation of creative media professionals have…

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Dalet Smart Workflows
Metadata is “The New Gold”!

A number of technology trends got the lion’s share of buzz and display at IBC’s 50th edition: cloud and smart hybrid infrastructure, video over IP, workflow orchestration and automation, and last but not least big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). As game-changing as they can be, we believe that these are in fact…

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Dalet xN
The Power of the Cloud, Part 2: Reimagine the Media Enterprise with Dalet xN

Last month, in the first part of our blog series on the Power of the Cloud, we discussed the importance of evaluating your organization’s business needs before exploring any technology projects – especially cloud-based technology projects. Whether it’s growing your business by launching a new OTT service or streamlining your organization by bringing down geographical…

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The Power of the Cloud, Part 1: Start with Why…

“Ultimately, the cloud is the latest example of Schumpeterian creative destruction: creating wealth for those who exploit it; and leading to the demise of those that don’t.”– Joe Weinman, Senior VP at Telx and author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing While Joe Weinman’s statement clearly matches the vision of his company, he is…

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dalet
4 Things to Consider When Implementing MAM

We’ve already discussed MAM’s role as an enabler in broadcast operations change management and the subsequent areas where MAM can drive change. But none of these benefits will be realized if staff who will be using the system day in and day out have not understood and bought-in to what is an inevitable disruption to…

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dalet
Captioning Beyond the Public Service Obligation

A little while ago, I wrote here about the US requirement for subtitles – closed captions – to be included on IP-delivered content as well as television. But what about the rest of the world? The first thing to say is that the world is a pretty big place, which means that the practice of subtitling and captioning, and…

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dalet
How can Countries Outside of the UK Benefit from the DPP Initiative?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is a wonderful thing. Not only has it provided the means of creating standards and guidelines for the implementation of common interchange formats, it has also helped the whole UK broadcast industry to come together: So, in the UK the DPP has invested a great amount of time and effort in establishing…

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dalet
QC control within file-based workflows – an EBU update

Quality Control (QC) has always been close to our hearts. Media files must always be fit for purpose – when they are not they quickly become toxic and can be highly destructive within any file-based workflow: The EBU shares our point of view- QC is key. “Broadcasters moving to file-based production facilities have to consider how to use…

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dalet
How DPP Will Revolutionize File-Based Workflows

Not for the first time, I’m guilty of using the term revolutionary in association with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). No, I have not been reading too many subversive texts – it is the simple truth that this UK-based initiative leads the world in supporting the widespread adoption of digital file-based workflows: It has the potential…

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dalet
Digital Production Partnership - A Broadcaster's Perspective

Recently, we staged a webinar in partnership with ATG Broadcast which focussed on the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) file standards. We had a number of contributors giving the perspectives of a service provider, a media facility and a broadcaster. The broadcaster’s perspective was provided by Shane Tucker from UK broadcaster, Channel 4. The broadcaster does not produce…

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What Does Your Multimedia Content Say About Your Brand?

Could your brand’s media strategy help it become the Logan Paul of its sector? Strategists advise companies to imagine the extreme version of any new approach they are considering, gain insight from that point of view and then go back and find firm, suitable ground on which they can build and plan. A YouTuber redefines…

Read More
Cloud vs on-premises - why not both? Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our discussion around hybrid deployments – i.e. partially on-premises and partially in the cloud – for Media Workflow solutions. Here’s the first post, in case you missed it. We looked at both the benefits and technical trade-offs when transitioning to cloud-based solutions, and how a hybrid architecture may provide the…

Read More
Does your NRCS 'get' digital-first?

Here’s the question I hear most when I speak to newsrooms: does your newsroom computer system (NRCS) support digital-first workflows for production and distribution? That’s no surprise, since the need to ramp-up digital news production is growing exponentially even as newsroom budgets continue to shrink. The early, linear, days When dedicated newsroom computer systems first…

Read More
2021 Media Technology Trends

Around this time each year, I wonder what the following 12 months will have in store for our industry. This is a difficult endeavor under normal circumstances – but now that 2020 has been and gone, predicting the immediate future is something probably best left to professional fortune-tellers. Nonetheless, having already discussed with industry peers…

Read More
Agility and flexibility to convince your CTO

My last article was all about how Dalet Pyramid can help journalists and newsroom managers stay ahead of the curve with wide collaboration, a 360-degree story-centric approach, and a modern, easy-to-use interface. But every person on our product team knows you don’t go very far without getting CTOs on board. Technology managers want to keep…

Read More
Dalet Pyramid: The Storytelling 360 News Revolution

One of the things that has struck me over my 20-plus years at Dalet is that nobody here has ever assumed that the digital revolution is slowing down for media companies. This realization shapes our corporate strategy and has driven the development of Dalet Pyramid. At the turn of the century, everything seemed technology-driven, as…

Read More
OTT_hero
Welcome to the OTT video content streaming revolution!

This article was first published on the SMPTE website by Michael Goldman, Board Member at SMPTE. This is based on an interview of Lincoln Spiteri, VP of Engineering, Ooyala at Dalet.  In the opinion of Lincoln Spiteri, VP of Engineering at Dalet, a major manufacturer of media workflow technology solutions, the OTT video content streaming…

Read More
Remote Editing
Why newsroom production has to adapt NOW to the new normal

Fierce competition for viewers along with a rapidly changing multiplatform environment has put newsrooms under immense stress. In the space of just a few weeks, news broadcasters have had to discard a lifetime’s worth of practices and hard-earned experience as anchors and reporters are dispatched to their homes where they continue to broadcast, but not…

Read More
servers
Virtualization - is it always best?

I like to be told that I’m wrong. It usually means that I’ve made some broad sweeping assumption that over-simplifies the world. My most recent blunder was assuming that the whole world will obviously move 100% of its media operations to the cloud. It seems to me that in the space of a few short…

Read More
ss
Why Cloud Content Supply Chains Are The Answer to Today's Media Consumption Demands

Today’s content creators and publishers are faced with a rapidly changing landscape. Any company and brand looking to engage viewers, followers, sports fans, consumers and buyers needs to refocus on their video strategy. Creating great content is no longer sufficient – you also need to keep at least one eye on trends. If you don’t,…

Read More
Luc and Lee
How UX drives growth

With the advent of omnipresent technologies (think smartphones) in our daily lives, free/try apps have transformed the way we make products and the way consumers expect to be served up products that are intuitive and enjoyable. Just like consumers flocking from one social app to the other, a new generation of creative media professionals have…

Read More
Dalet Smart Workflows
Metadata is “The New Gold”!

A number of technology trends got the lion’s share of buzz and display at IBC’s 50th edition: cloud and smart hybrid infrastructure, video over IP, workflow orchestration and automation, and last but not least big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). As game-changing as they can be, we believe that these are in fact…

Read More
Dalet xN
The Power of the Cloud, Part 2: Reimagine the Media Enterprise with Dalet xN

Last month, in the first part of our blog series on the Power of the Cloud, we discussed the importance of evaluating your organization’s business needs before exploring any technology projects – especially cloud-based technology projects. Whether it’s growing your business by launching a new OTT service or streamlining your organization by bringing down geographical…

Read More
The Power of the Cloud, Part 1: Start with Why…

“Ultimately, the cloud is the latest example of Schumpeterian creative destruction: creating wealth for those who exploit it; and leading to the demise of those that don’t.”– Joe Weinman, Senior VP at Telx and author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing While Joe Weinman’s statement clearly matches the vision of his company, he is…

Read More
dalet
4 Things to Consider When Implementing MAM

We’ve already discussed MAM’s role as an enabler in broadcast operations change management and the subsequent areas where MAM can drive change. But none of these benefits will be realized if staff who will be using the system day in and day out have not understood and bought-in to what is an inevitable disruption to…

Read More
dalet
Captioning Beyond the Public Service Obligation

A little while ago, I wrote here about the US requirement for subtitles – closed captions – to be included on IP-delivered content as well as television. But what about the rest of the world? The first thing to say is that the world is a pretty big place, which means that the practice of subtitling and captioning, and…

Read More
dalet
How can Countries Outside of the UK Benefit from the DPP Initiative?

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is a wonderful thing. Not only has it provided the means of creating standards and guidelines for the implementation of common interchange formats, it has also helped the whole UK broadcast industry to come together: So, in the UK the DPP has invested a great amount of time and effort in establishing…

Read More
dalet
QC control within file-based workflows – an EBU update

Quality Control (QC) has always been close to our hearts. Media files must always be fit for purpose – when they are not they quickly become toxic and can be highly destructive within any file-based workflow: The EBU shares our point of view- QC is key. “Broadcasters moving to file-based production facilities have to consider how to use…

Read More
dalet
How DPP Will Revolutionize File-Based Workflows

Not for the first time, I’m guilty of using the term revolutionary in association with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). No, I have not been reading too many subversive texts – it is the simple truth that this UK-based initiative leads the world in supporting the widespread adoption of digital file-based workflows: It has the potential…

Read More
dalet
Digital Production Partnership - A Broadcaster's Perspective

Recently, we staged a webinar in partnership with ATG Broadcast which focussed on the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) file standards. We had a number of contributors giving the perspectives of a service provider, a media facility and a broadcaster. The broadcaster’s perspective was provided by Shane Tucker from UK broadcaster, Channel 4. The broadcaster does not produce…

Read More