Case Study with Vimond and TV2 around the News App that they developed.
A panel session featuring executives from leading news organizations explores how they are responding to the disruption caused by the pandemic, and the increased thirst for news it has brought. What technologies and workflows have they adopted to keep delivering amid all the movement restrictions, and will these be sustained when the world returns to some kind of normality?
Formerly known as SCISYS Media Solutions, CGI offers the media industry professional workflow solutions for cross platform delivery. With TV and radio going hand in hand with online and social, CGI’s media solutions sit at the heart of solving the challenges of modern broadcasters and professional radio workflows. Vital parts of delivery, including media management, are handled quickly and efficiently. CGI is also responsible for the leading platform for newsroom and planning systems in the world today. CGI’s flexible and innovative workflows have never been so essential for editorial journalists and producers who are more than likely working remotely. With teams located all around the world, CGI puts the most important tools in the hands of the people that matter the most, allowing journalists and teams to collaborate, plan and focus on the story-centric approach to delivery. Media solutions is only part of CGI’s end-to-end portfolio, which also encompasses consulting, systems integration, managed IT and business process services.
VSN is a technology company specialized in developing advanced software solutions for the Broadcast and Media & Entertainment industries. Since 1990, its technology helps clients in more than 100 countries to carry out their daily operations with maximum security and efficiency. VSN’s solutions focus on solving any need in the fields of media management, production, planning, multiplatform content delivery and broadcast or publishing through linear and non-linear channels, helping companies to manage their entire media lifecycle in a seamless and unified way, in order to become more efficient and productive. Whether on premise, in the cloud or in hybrid models, all solutions are open and scalable to allow them to be integrated with existing technologies and workflows in any company. Furthermore, they can all be combined together to create a modular and scalable End-to-End solution that can grow and adapt to the changing needs of any business.
Data Week AI/ML & AnalyticsFostering Effective Collaborative News Production in COVID-era Newsrooms using Neural AI Multimodal Recommendation TechniquesMichael Elhadad, Director of Research & DevelopmentSPEAKER BIOMichael Elhadad is a co-founder of Dalet and serves as a Member of the Management Board and Director. Mr. Elhadad has been Director of Research & Development of the group since 1996. Mr. Elhadad graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris and has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Columbia University. He is the author of over 50 papers on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Linguistics.As news production teams are increasingly forced to work in a dispersed manner, technology solutions can partially alleviate the lack of co-location to create connections among journalists. We report on an experiment where AI techniques are used to recommend multi-media content to journalists when they are working on their stories. These techniques rely on dramatic, recent progress in Natural Language Processing and Vision research, including neural pre-trained Transformer models such as BERT (Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers). At Dalet, we have developed a news recommendation system for journalists as a set of cloud-based SaaS APIs. In this talk we will report on user experiments with journalists that cover text and video in multiple languages...
With the unprecedented changes occurring in the industry right now, there is a responsibility on technology providers to ensure that broadcasters and media owners are armed with the latest knowledge and tools that will make their lives easier. By keeping our ear to the ground and working alongside our customers, TSL continues to design products and solutions that empower our customers, allowing them to take ownership of their systems and benefit from extended life-time value. With a development roadmap steeped in engineering and R&D excellence, TSL continues to work alongside technical leaders and initiatives such as SMPTE and AMWA to supply eco-systems that are intuitive and powerful across SDI, hybrid and fully IP infrastructures.
2020 brought a lot of tough and unexpected challenges. A need for news production from anywhere became even more urgent than ever.
Brainstorm is a specialist company dedicated to providing industry-leading real-time 3D graphics, augmented reality and virtual set solutions for all broadcast graphics types and workflows, as well as for feature film production and corporate presentations. With more than 2,500 installations worldwide since its foundation in 1993, Brainstorm’s customer list includes many of the world’s leading broadcasters plus smaller and regional stations. Brainstorm’s flagship product eStudio is considered the industry’s fastest on-air graphics and virtual studio engine. With headquarters in Spain and subsidiaries in the US and Asia, Brainstorm is a company with a global reach and committed to innovation.
Dalet solutions and services enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Based on an agile foundation, Dalet offers rich collaborative tools empowering end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, post-production, archives and enterprise content management, radio, education, governments and institutions. Dalet platforms are scalable and modular. They offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical functions of small to large media operations - such as planning, workflow orchestration, ingest, cataloging, editing, chat and notifications, transcoding, play out automation, multi-platform distribution and analytics. With the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Dalet’s customers can deploy successful strategies to better address their audiences with agile multi-platform content distribution in a wide range of markets, such as sports for teams and leagues, brands and corporate organizations, as well as Media and Entertainment companies looking to scale up their digital offerings.