Miss something at the 2017 NAB Show? Stay connected with post show reports, analysis and product coverage by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.
Click here

​Prime Focus Extends CLEAR to Amazon

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has launched Amazon Optimizer to its Operations Cloud module, part of PFT’s CLEAR Media ERP Suite. Amazon Optimizer promises to reduce the cost of transcoding for broadcasters and content owners.

With Amazon Optimizer, content owners simply enter their content location, choose the output profiles, select the time window to process the content and leave the rest to Operations Cloud’s Amazon Optimizer.

“Amazon Optimizer leverages the scalability and cost efficiencies of public cloud and can deliver file-based video transcoding, auto quality control and compute intensive media processing tasks at the lowest total cost on the market,” said Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Founder and CEO, PFT. “PFT Operations Cloud uses an algorithm, batch.ly built by 47Line to optimally use a mix of reserved, on-demand and spot instances on AWS to meet the service level agreement at the lowest cost.”

PFT’s clientele includes Disney, 21st Century Fox-owned STAR TV, Warner Bros. Television Studios, CBS Television Studios, 20th Century Fox Television Studios, Legendary Pictures, Starz Media and Lionsgate.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Viewpoint: Media Asset Management Meets Hybrid-Cloud

For modern MAM systems operating within the newly diversified media landscape, one size doesn’t fit all. In addition, with the demand to process more video content and deliver it to more channels, the cloud has become a key enabler.…

Optimizing Media Asset Management for Current Broadcast Environments

Today’s broadcasters face increasing challenges in the preparation and delivery of digital video in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Content now needs to be delivered across a growing number of platforms and screens. And processing such assets in multiple…

Articles You May Have Missed – April 12, 2017

One of the hot technologies to be showcased at the 2017 NAB Show is cloud. But as experts will admit, there is no one perfect “cloud solution”. Before you trek through miles of exhibits looking for cloud products, read these two…

Virtualising Your Playout Operations: A Reality Check

So you think you want to virtualise your playout? Good, there are many benefits to be gained from deploying a channel in the cloud. For centralcast hubs, service providers, MCOs (Multiple Channel Operators), sports broadcasters, and corporates, virtualised playout can…

Articles You May Have Missed

As noted in lasts week’s email to readers, two hot trends for 2017 will be IP delivery and infrastructure technology and using the cloud for operations. The Broadcast Bridge has many articles on both subjects, but perhaps you may have…