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Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast Announce TerraBlock Compatibility with Medway and Project Parking

facilis-logoShared storage provider Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast, specialists in content workflows and media integration software, announced today that they’ve joined forces to qualify Medway and Project Parking products with TerraBlock shared storage. The strategic partnership will help Facilis customers take advantage of Medway’s extensive media and metadata tracking features for enhanced project management in Avid environments.

TerraBlock is Facilis’ multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage solution that facilitates highly collaborative workflows in post production and content creation environments. Supporting 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet through the Facilis Shared File System, TerraBlock delivers advanced performance with industry-standard creative applications. Medway is Marquis Broadcast’s comprehensive software toolkit that integrates broadcast platforms by providing transfer and format conversion tools for media and metadata, and Project Parking is an intuitive solution for analyzing and managing media to optimize shared storage utilization.

“Our customers desire the flexibility to work with a shared storage solution that best matches their specific workflow needs, so qualifying Medway and Project Parking with TerraBlock was a natural evolution for us,” said Simon Fearn, product manager, Marquis Broadcast. “We tested TerraBlock with our software and it performed seamlessly, giving editors the ability to share media and projects fast and efficiently.”

“Medway and Project Parking are exceptional tools for post production facilities and broadcasters, and there’s an incredible synergy between the software and TerraBlock. With these products working with TerraBlock, our customers with Avid setups can now opt for an integrated toolset that will streamline project management and accelerate turnaround,” shared James McKenna, VP of Marketing, Facilis Technology.

Marquis’ Project Parking to Help German Public Broadcaster Manage Edit Storage

brMarquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced the German public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to help manage its edit storage more effectively at its Munich headquarters. BR, which already uses Marquis’ interoperability engine Medway, will now also use Project Parking to transfer projects, back-up content and allow completed, parked projects to be restored quickly and easily.

“Project Parking enables you to take complete control of your Avid Edit storage. By analysing all of your Avid projects and media you can acknowledge which projects are using up the most space, what workspaces the media is residing in and identify orphan or duplicate media. Project Parking cleverly then gives you the tools to either transfer, archive or delete this material” confirms Ben Miles, business development manager, Marquis. With Project Parking users can create project archives based upon bin selection, move projects between tiers of storage or transfer to different locations easily,” continues Miles. “After archiving and transferring media off-line, selected Projects or individual Bins can be restored and merged with the original Project or into new Projects enabling the effortless creation of Highlights, revisited and revision programs”.

“With Project Parking users can create project archives based upon bin selection, move projects between tiers of storage or transfer to different locations easily,” continues Miles. “After archiving and transferring media off-line, selected Projects or individual Bins can be restored and merged with the original Project or into new Projects enabling highlights, revisited and revision programmes to be created effortlessly.”

Marquis integration solution, Medway, was supplied as part of a major new AVID edit and interplay PAM and MAM system which was installed at its Munich headquarters earlier this year. Medway is used to integrate the movement of media and metadata in and out of the AVID and other component systems and now, BR’s production staff will also use Project to help manage, park and restore all projects produced by the German public broadcaster.

Emmerdale to Deliver the Right Standards with Marquis’ New File Delivery Functionality

Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has today announced ITV’s Emmerdale will use its latest Medway development to deliver files in AS-11 DPP format. The new Digital Production Partnership (DPP™) support from Marquis, will enable Emmerdale to deliver content to its transmission facility in Chiswick Park, in the new, required AS-11 DPP delivery format which becomes mandatory in the UK from October.

Ben Miles, business development manager, Marquis Broadcast explains: “Emmerdale has been using Medway, our sophisticated software tool kit which enables seamless and cost-effective integration between leading broadcast content applications, for several years. Medway’s ability to transfer media and provide conversion services between Avid environments ensures the various systems in use at Emmerdale can work together.

“Our focus on creating solutions for the efficient integration of broadcast and editing systems allows technical and operational workflows to be optimised,” continues Miles. “After Emmerdale has finished editing a programme in Avid, the new Medway support creates an AS11 DPP file which can then be delivered ready for transmission.”

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