Record Bahia Drives HD Operations with Dalet News Pack

Brazilian TV network installs turnkey Dalet system as a core strategy to boost productivity, optimize resources and drive cost-efficiency

Dalet, a leading developer of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, today announced its powerful and highly versatile turnkey system, Dalet News Pack, has been implemented to power the new HD facility at Brazilian TV network Record Bahia.

Based in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia, and an affiliate of Rede Record network, one of the largest TV networks in Brazil, TV Record Bahia reaches an audience of more than 12 million viewers and covers 272 cities across the state, on the northeast region of the country. The impressive installation features two Dalet Brio video servers for ingest and redundant playout; Dalet News Pack software clients for story creation, editing, ingest and playout control; integration with Final Cut craft editors; and NetApp NAS storage.

“At Record Bahia our mission is to serve our audience with the best quality news journalism and the best quality pictures,” explains Fabio Tucilho, Executive Director at Record Bahia. “Moving to HD was a natural evolution for us, but we wanted to safeguard our investment with a solution that would optimize our operational resources and afford smart and progressive workflow efficiencies. Dalet addressed these requirements by providing us with a single environment that fully integrates the NRCS with ingest, production, playout and archive operations on an open IT architecture that guarantees cost-effective and fully flexible operational overheads. The intuitive suite of desktop tools allows our journalists and producers to preview and select video content much more efficiently for rundown, prep and editing. This revised and advanced workflow has led to a significant increase in productivity, which is being translated directly to our audience who now benefits from receiving more news content in a shorter timeframe and with a much better image quality.”

“Dalet News Pack is a value-added package with preconfigured hardware and software that perfectly suits the needs of a mid-size television news operation like Record Bahia. From ingest through news production to playout and integration with the NetApp storage and archive, Dalet News Pack offers a complete turnkey workflow,” comments Julien Decaix, General Manager, Dalet Americas. “The single client application approach permits access, based on user rights, to all the modules of the system and offers great flexibility. The openness of the Dalet system also ensures extremely straightforward integration with industry-standard IT storage and broadcast equipment.”

Dalet News Pack combines key production and distribution software features from the groundbreaking enterprise Dalet News Suite solution with high-performance, proven IT-based hardware that meets the demanding requirements of small to mid-size newsrooms. The turnkey hardware and software package is simple to install and fast to deploy, and integrates with Record Bahia’s CG and teleprompter systems.

For more information regarding Dalet News Pack, please visit https://www.dalet.com/solutions/news-organizations/.

“Record Bahia is leveraging the many capabilities of our integrated system to save valuable production time,” added José Luis Costa, Business Manager, Dalet Brazil. Isaias Oliveira, from LM Telecom agrees: “The Dalet News Pack configuration simplifies deployment and newsroom infrastructure while providing intuitive story-centric tools that let journalists and producers at Record to create and distribute better news packages to more platforms faster than ever before.”


About Dalet

Dalet software-based solutions enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Dalet products are built on three distinct platforms that, when combined, form versatile business solutions that power end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, production, archive and radio. Individually, Dalet platforms and products offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical media workflow functions such as ingest, QC, edit, transcode and multiplatform distribution.

The foundation for Dalet’s productivity-enhancing workflow solutions, Dalet Galaxy is the enterprise NRCS and MAM that unifies the content chain by managing assets, metadata, workflows and processes across multiple and diverse production and distribution systems. Specially tailored for news and media workflows, this unique technology platform helps broadcasters and media professionals increase productivity while providing operational and business visibility.

Dalet AmberFin is the high-quality, scalable transcoding platform with fully integrated ingest, mastering, QC and review functionalities, enabling facilities to make great pictures in a scalable, reliable and interoperable way. Addressing the demanding needs of studio production, multi-camera ingest, sports logging and highlights production, the innovative Dalet Brio video server platform combines density and cost-effectiveness with high reliability.

Dalet supports customers from the initial planning stages to well beyond project execution. Our global presence includes 15 offices strategically located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, North America and South America, and a network of more than 60 professional partners serving 87 countries worldwide. This collective experience and knowledge enables our customers to realize potential increases in productivity, efficiency and value of their assets.

The comprehensive Dalet Care program ensures deployments remain up and running with 24/7 support 365 days a year.

Dalet systems are used around the world by many thousands of individual users at hundreds of TV and Radio content producers, including public broadcasters (ABS-CBN, BBC, CBC, DR, FMM, France TV, RAI, RFI, RT Malaysia, VOA), commercial networks and operators (Canal+, FOX, eTV, MBC Dubai, MediaCorp, Mediaset, Orange, Time Warner Cable, Warner Bros, Sirius XM Radio), and government organizations (Canadian House of Commons, Australian Parliament and UK Parliament).

Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0011026749, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com.


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