Miranda Technologies is a leading worldwide provider of hardware and software solutions for the television broadcast, cable, satellite and IPTV industry. Its solutions span the full breadth of television operations, including production, playout, and delivery.With a wealth of experience in delivering IT-based and traditional television systems, Miranda is uniquely positioned to help customers enhance their facilities, while generating additional revenue, reducing costs and streamlining operations. For over 21 years, Mirandas growth has been driven by continuous innovation, along with close customer partnerships focused on helping clients achieve their business objectives. To deliver this support, Miranda employs approximately 690 people globally, in both developed and emerging markets. Mirandas head office is located in Montreal, and it has regional facilities in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China. A public company since December 2005, Mirandas shares (MT:TSX) are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. More information on the Company can be found at www.miranda.com.
Blue Order provides turnkey Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, helping customers improve workflow efficiency, enhance product quality and generate new business opportunities.Media and Entertainment companies, Corporations and Public Institutions use Blue Order's Digital Asset Management product suite to support their entire digital production workflow incorporating live ingest and live logging to retrieval, browsing, editing and cataloging of any digital audio-visual and multi-format content. Media Archive(R) enterprise has been designed to provide a flexible and scalable MAM infrastructure and application set, which by working together can provide comprehensive solutions ranging from workgroups to enterprise deployments.In order to enable the adoption of MAM on a wide scale, Broadcasters will expect simpler, standardised tools that are easy to install and expand as the requirements grow. To this end Blue Order has announced a new product called Media Archive(R) professional.
The Pro-Bel name is synonymous with routing, control and signal distribution systems and innovative automation solutions - all designed by Pro-Bel - to work together, and with future needs in mind.With nearly 30 years of service to the international broadcast, post-production and cable and satellite communities, Pro-Bel has a unique understanding of important operational issues, and has become an established leader in the provision of cost-effective, future-proof solutions that maximise workflow, increase performance and protect the investment of the customer.
SmartJog is the leader in digital delivery worldwide. Based in Paris and Los Angeles, SmartJog has built the most extensive and reliable independent network with over 550 customer locations in 65 countries.SmartJog's service is dedicated to providing a fully managed end-to-end digital solutions designed to accelerate and optimize workflows while providing the safest transfers guaranteed. Hollywood Studios, post houses, program distributors, and broadcasters rely on SmartJog's services for the fast, secure exchange of time-critical content.SmartJog has been in operation since 2002, and is a subsidiary of TDF, a leading operator and provider of audiovisual, new media and broadband services to Radio, TV and Telecom Operators, based in Paris.
Front Porch Digital is the leader in Content Storage Management for the broadcast, media and entertainment industry. Front Porch makes it easy manage, search, protect, share, and convert your content regardless of where it resides. Our success is built on developing innovative digital archive management technology and providing excellent service and support.With over 170 installations of DIVArchive in more than 40 countries, Front Porch Digital manages the largest broadcast archives in operation in the world. Today, DIVArchive supports more than 37 petabytes of content across all customer sites, far more than any competitor. In a report entitled "The Broadcast Value Chain", published by Datamonitor in 2005, Front Porch Digital is described as the global leader of the industry based on quality of technology, market share and customer references.
Medianet Vlaanderen was founded in 1994 by a prominent number of Flemish actors in the media and telecommunication sector. It is a discussion platform intended to tighten the contacts between the member companies and the government authorities concerning the challenges of the ICT minded media market in rapid evolution. Medianet promotes the member companies cooperation on a non competitive basis in order to develop both innovative and regulation policies.
OFFICIALLY ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE IWT*
Since 2003 Medianet has been officially acknowledged by IWT as a VIS (Flemish innovation and cooperation cluster), which provides the necessary means for a quick anticipation of the challenges specific to the media sector.
*IWT is the Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders; provides financial support and several services to promote innovation.
Media-Line is our partner for Media Sales Software since March 2003.Combining the products of both companies will create a strong offer for TV stations that are looking for an integrated solution that covers scheduling and air time sales.
Vector 3 develops high performance IT-based broadcast systems. Combining fault-tolerant playout automation, multiformat videoservers with built-in graphics and effects, and all the tools for managing a file-based workflow, Vector 3 systems meet the most demanding requirements for multichannel playout, channel branding, commercial insertion, local programming, and disaster recovery. Over more than twenty-five years, Vector 3 has pioneered the introduction of IT into broadcast operations, achieving many industry firsts including the first frame accurate PC-based automation system, the first PC-based video server, the first format-agnostic video server, and the first distributed multichannel IT-only playout system. Supported by a global network of system integrators, Vector 3s solutions are used around the world by more than a thousand broadcasters, for multi-site multichannel broadcasting, single-channel operation, and business continuity.
Pebble Beach Systems provides automation and media asset management solutions to broadcasters worldwide that are flexible, scalable, reliable and future proof. Products are available for both large and small broadcasters and are capable of handling acquisition, recording, low and high resolution editing, asset management and playout. Our solutions can be used for news and sports, multi-channel playout and interactive television.
Pharos delivers solutions for better workflow management to broadcasters and service providers in television, radio, IPTV and telecommunications. For 10 years Pharos has continually developed the unique mediator media management, playtime automation and pilot desktop broadcast management solutions. Pharos solutions offer a next-generation platform to better manage media workflow for rapid expansion in playout, presentation and publishing. Using Pharos software architecture and integration services, broadcasters and transmission service providers can now integrate previously disparate broadcast and IT technology systems and processes under one unified enterprise. Pharos systems can accommodate many third party technology choices for library management, ingest, storage technology, media formats, transcoding, creative services and playout.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. WideOrbit has been helping clients since 1999, delivering high ROI, greater efficiencies and revenue optimization. More than 2,400 Television stations, Radio stations and Cable Networks around the globe use WideOrbit Traffic software with another 3,200+ stations on WideOrbit Radio Automation platforms. WideOrbit software manages more than $20 billion in advertising revenue annually. WideOrbit is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Seattle; Denver; Dallas; Birmingham, AL; Agawam, MA; and Melbourne, Australia.