In Broadcast - December 2017 - 6
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 7 - Issue 12 | December 2017
AIMS Points To
USA: Two years on, the Alliance
for IP Media Solutions (AIMS)
claims to have galvanised the
industry around a standardsbased approach to IP, and to have
demonstrated significant crossvendor interoperability.
The AIMS board of directors has
been re-elected to another term,
and will continue leading the
AIMS effort to foster adoption of
one set of common, ubiquitous,
standards-based protocols for
interoperability over IP in the
media and entertainment industry.
With Boulder Creek
ITA / GBR: MediaPower and
Boulder Creek International have
announced cooperation on content
production and distribution in
The partnership agreement will
see MediaPower augment its OTT
and WebTV offerings with Boulder
Creek's content catalogue.
Boulder Creek also lends its
expertise in content strategy,
production, and distribution,
enabling MediaPower to produce
exclusive content for Broadcast
and Media customers, corporate
local institutions, powered by
MediaPower's MAM and content
EditOne Flies In
Mars 1001 Set
GBR / NED: Custom Consoles hightech EditOne desks have been
chosen for the mission control
room set in Mirage3D's virtual
reality 360 degrees and fulldome
film Mars 1001.
Scheduled for release in June
2018, Mars 1001 centres on space
reporter Miles O'Brien guiding
viewers through a 1,000 day
mission to fly a crew to Mars and
return them safely to Earth.
The Mirage 3D production will be
available in fulldome, flat screen
and VR formats.
C$32M Finance Deal
ejero has announced a C$32 million
financing deal to "accelerate its
product development roadmap and its
global expansion into the broadcast
and media market".
The investment will be used
largely to fund development and
commercialisation of Dejero's
blended connectivity solutions
into new markets.
The investment comes from Kayne
Partners, the growth private equity
arm of Kayne Anderson Capital
Advisors LP, an investment
billion in assets and
satellite leader Intelsat.
Intelsat, a strategic investor,
communications on a global basis and
is already a collaborating partner in
the Dejero CellSat solution.
Dejero CEO Bruce
Anderson said: "With
this funding we see
huge opportunities to
deliver a broader range
of blended connectivity
solutions and services, not only to our
traditional market of broadcast and
media, but to other markets where
reliable, flexible connectivity is just as
Leon Chen, Managing Director at
Kayne Partners, said: "This investment
will allow Dejero to bring its innovative
thinking more quickly to market and
further extend its position as market
As part of this financing round,
Leon and Rob Shilton, also of Kayne
Partners, will be joining the Dejero
board of directors.
Also joining the board is Michael
DeMarco, Intelsat's EVP of Operations.
TPC Streamlines Projects With
rvato Systems has successfully EditMate, used in conjunction with
implemented its VPMS EditMate Premiere, is exactly the right product
project and MAM software at the for meeting TPC's requirements,"
Technology and Production Center said Stefan Eckardt, Head of Product
(TPC) in Switzerland.
and Portfolio Management, Arvato
Recently TPC realised its first Systems.
project with EditMate as TPC, Switzerland
a standalone solution
used to manage editing
The system enabled
different users to work on
different editing laptops
from different locations,
which was TPC's main
The software is mainly used for
playing digital channels such as Play
SRF, YouTube and Facebook. There
had not previously been a structured
technical solution for realising this.
The desired result was a lean,
scalable system that optimally displays
the unit's workflows and simplifies
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
is the established editing
software of choice by the
supervised the EditMate
project from the first
consultation to software
installation and training
in close cooperation with
project partner and general
contractor, Qvest Media.