NBC Sports Group to use FileCatalyst for Movement of Digital Content During the Broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX
Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2015
Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., an Emmy® leading pioneer in managed file transfers plus the creator of FileCatalyst, a global leading accelerated file transfer solution, is excited to announce FileCatalyst could be the technology used by NBC Sports Group for motion of electronic content for Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona.
After deploying FileCatalyst Direct when it comes to broadcast regarding the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, US Tennis Open, Kentucky Derby, and also for Sunday Night Football broadcasts, NBC Sports Group will once again use this technology because of its file transfer requires during broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX, occurring February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. Among the world’s biggest sports, the Super Bowl is generally the most viewed television occasion annually in the us. Making video footage readily available for editing as fast as possible is very important not just for creating the tv screen broadcast, but in addition for delivering content to internet and cellular viewers. The Super Bowl, NBC Sports Group will use “Remote Edit while Capture”, meaning moving the real time event video files because they are recorded, to allow them to be edited in almost realtime. The FileCatalyst technology has the capacity to satisfy these needs and certainly will play a significant part to make the Super Bowl footage broadcast ready.
During week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, FileCatalyst Direct will help NBC Sports Group to effortlessly produce several highly rated programs from Glendale, Arizona. Within the Phoenix area, NBC Sports will likely to be installing two remote production facilities. By implementing FileCatalyst speed technology, manufacturing groups in Glendale can transfer data in near real time to NBC Sports headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, over 2500 miles away.
Aside from the functionalities used throughout the NBC Sports Group workflow, the FileCatalyst API is integrated with the Avid® MediaCentral system, connecting to Avid Interplay® | shipping service. The integration involving the two systems allows those stationed in Glendale plus those based in Stamford to effectively collaborate on media and access data archives at their particular particular areas, an essential an element of the production infrastructure essential for these types of huge, live sporting events.
“It’s always exciting when our technology is employed for a marquee occasion just like the Super Bowl,” claims Chris Bailey, CEO and co-founder of FileCatalyst, “we now have a strong track record when it comes to enhancing production workflow effectiveness for real time sporting events and we’re really proud of that. The integration with Avid more improves our power to meet up with the requirements of broadcasters like NBC Sports Group.”
“We are happy to again be using the services of FileCatalyst and their accelerated file transfer system,” stated Darryl Jefferson, VP Post Operations. “During the 2014 Winter Games, the FileCatalyst system permitted united states to completely utilize our link speed when it comes to transfer of electronic content. We’ll have the ability perform some same for Super Bowl XLIX, allowing file trade between multiple websites.”
“As a leading development partner into the new Avid Connectivity Partner plan, Avid is pleased to greatly help Unlimi-Tech allow NBC Sports’ innovative remote manufacturing workflow,” said Ray Gilmartin, senior director, Broadcast & Media Segment and item advertising, Avid. “The staff features leveraged the effective modification modification abilities of Avid MediaCentral Platform to tightly integrate FileCatalyst with NBC Sport’s large-scale deployment of Avid’s Media Suite asset management solutions for Super Bowl XLIX coverage.”
About NBC Sport Group
NBC Sports Group contains numerous broadcast tv, radio and electronic activities possessions, including NBC Sports, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, NBC Olympics, 11 NBC Sports local Networks, two local development networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBCSports.com. Super Bowl XLIX airs Sunday, February 1, 2015 on NBC.
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About Unlimi-Tech Computer Software, Inc.
Situated in Ottawa, Canada, Unlimi-Tech may be the Emmy leading creator of FileCatalyst, some sort of leading accelerated file transfer answer. Founded in 2000, the business has more than one thousand consumers in news & entertainment, power & mining, gaming, and publishing, including numerous Fortune 500 businesses plus army and government organizations. FileCatalyst is an application platform built to accelerate and handle file transfers securely and reliably. FileCatalyst is resistant on impacts that latency and packet loss have actually on old-fashioned file transfer techniques like FTP, HTTP, or CIFS. Global businesses make use of FileCatalyst to solve issues regarding submit transfer, including material circulation, file sharing, and offsite backups. For more information visit http://filecatalyst.com or on Twitter @FileCatalyst.
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