Television news organisation Al Jazeera will mark its 20th anniversary in November this year but rather than looking back it is preparing for the future by implementing new technologies for its newsrooms. As part of this the broadcaster has signed a ‘global enterprise agreement’ with Avid that includes the installation of news production systems and the ongoing development of cloud-based operations.
Zee Media’s Corporation World Is One News (WION) has launched with a Dalet asset management system. WION is the first broadcaster in India to deploy the Dalet Galaxy-based Unified News Operations workflow.
Russia’s LifeNews, a 24-hour television channel based in Moscow with a sister channel, Life78, that broadcasts from studios in St. Petersburg, have both installed the latest generation (version 8.0) newsroom computer system from Octopus Newsroom to streamline its content creation workflow and get news on air (and online) faster than they ever could before.
For the past year Dalet Digital Media Systems has been promoting the idea of combining the traditional tools of a newsroom computer system, news production workflow and playout operations into a streamlined way of producing and distributing news content called Unified News Operations (UNO). Several broadcasters around the world have embraced the idea and are now reaping the benefits of increased productivity and a faster time to air.
Jakarta, Indonesia-based broadcaster Metro TV has upgraded its 24/7 news operations to high definition production and added a Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management platform to provide the staff with complete and fast access to all stored assets. The Dalet solution unifies the local channel’s entire operations, with full consistency and continuity from content acquisition and production, all the way down to multi-platform distribution and archiving
Dalet Digital Media Systems announced that existing Jakarta, Indonsia-based customer Metro TV upgraded their news operations to the Dalet Galaxy platform.