Dalet and Marquis Broadcast, specialist in broadcast workflow studies and software integration solutions, today announced that both companies have partnered to optimize the integration of third-party non-linear editing (NLE) systems with Dalet Enterprise Edition and Dalet News Suite platforms. Marquis Medway for Dalet will facilitate the exchange of media essence, Edit Decision Lists (EDL) and associated metadata between Dalet Content Catalogues and external NLEs such as Avid NewsCutter and Avid Adrenaline.
“By working alongside leading solutions developers such as Dalet, we are able to widen the market for Medway media highway and enable more broadcasters and media professionals to benefit from seamless integration between best of breed systems within their production environments,” explains Granby Patrick, Partner Director, Marquis Broadcast. “The integration of Medway with Dalet media asset management systems will provide a powerful, efficient and secure solution with the assurance that vital metadata remains preserved throughout the workflow.”
“Marquis and Dalet really share the same vision of open broadcast platforms whereby content can be seamlessly exchanged between production systems,” comments Mr. Nicolas Hans, Director of Marketing for Dalet. “Our joint partnership will truly serve broadcasters who have been entrapped for too long in proprietary solutions whereby content was locked in isolated silos.”
Marquis Medway for Dalet is currently being implemented for a large European content provider and is planned for release in Q4 2007. Once completed, Marquis Medway for Dalet will be available through Dalet Business Partners and supported by Marquis Broadcast.
About Marquis Broadcast
Marquis Broadcast provides a range of media integration and productivity products designed for the data-intensive and challenging requirements of today’s fast-paced broadcasting and newsroom environments. Marquis products are in daily use by broadcasters and playout centres worldwide, including such prestigious companies as the BBC, BSkyB, Ascent Media Network Services, MTV and Turner Broadcasting.
For more information on Marquis, visit https://www.marquisbroadcast.com/.
Founded in 1990, Dalet is a leading developer of software solutions that facilitate the management of audio and video assets for broadcast, entertainment, government, education, corporations and non-profit organizations.
Dalet solutions are used in 50 countries by over 1,700 customers including the largest public broadcasters (ARD, BBC, CBC, Deutsche Welle, Media Corporation of Singapore, NPR, RFI, Radio Suisse Romande, VOA), commercial networks (Arab Radio and Television, BFMTV, Emap, Emmis Broadcasting, Prime TV and XM Satellite) and government organizations (Queensland Courts, The Scottish Parliament).
Dalet is traded on the EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0000076176, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.
For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com.