New appointment expands Marquis’s reach of workflow and productivity tools in North America
Marquis Broadcast, specialist software manufacturer of media storage management tools, disaster recovery solutions and large complex enterprise middleware integrations, has expanded its team with the appointment of Serena Harris as Sales Director for North America. Serena’s responsibility will be driving Marquis’s direct and indirect sales within the United States and Canada. Serena joins Marquis from Avid Technology and brings with her over two decades of international sales management experience within the media and entertainment industry.
Secure point-to-point transfer system now available for Marquis Broadcast’s range of workflow and disaster recovery tools
Marquis Broadcast will be exhibiting its latest secure transfer system, Fotonflite™, at BVE, ExCeL, London (26-28 February 2019, booth G30-Pod5). Fotonflite is a high-performance, secure, ‘on-the-fly’, point-to-point transfer system for Avid® Media Composer® projects and media workspaces. It is available as an option within the Project Parking and Workspace Tools family of products and allows files to be moved between source Avid NEXIS®/ISIS® systems and a range of target storage types, including Avid, generic and proprietary storage, allowing remote servers to be configured as if they were local.
Paul Glasgow takes over from Chris Steele to lead the company’s continued development of workflow transformation products.
Pangbourne, Berkshire, UK – Marquis Broadcast announces the promotion of Paul Glasgow to Managing Director following the retirement of Chris Steele. A highly respected broadcast industry professional, Paul joined Marquis in 2016 with nearly three decades of successful management experience including senior roles at Sony, EMC Media Solutions, Avid Technology and ChyronHego.
Company to showcase secure transfer system for Avid Media Composer projects and media workspaces at US tradeshows in October, along with latest project integration, backup and cloud developments.
Marquis Broadcast will be at the NAB Show New York (October 17-18, booth N853) and at the SMPTE Tech Conference 2018 (22-25 October, booth 438). The company will be showcasing its new Fotonflite™ secure transfer system, which is a high-performance, secure ‘on-the-fly’, point-to-point transfer system for Avid® Media Composer® projects and media workspaces. Fotonflite allows files to be moved between source Avid NEXIS®/ISIS® systems and a range of target storage types, including Avid, generic and proprietary storage, allowing remote servers to be configured as if they were local.
Improved middleware solution accelerates workflow and business transformation
With an increasing industry need to operate UHD and HDR workflows alongside conventional HD operations, workflows have become much more complex. To streamline this complexity Marquis have added native HDR processing, UHD support and high quality de-interlace to Medway. Meaning Medway can now automatically translate and convert between 4K and other resolutions, HDR and SDR colour space and seamlessly use both interlaced and progressive scanning.
Edit Bridge search panel enables custom searches for Avid Interplay
Edit Bridge is successfully used worldwide in production companies, broadcasters and post houses to integrate non-Avid editors and artists with an Avid Interplay PAM or Media Central Production Management environments. It enables the attachment of many more non-Avid creative applications to the Avid environment, such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, Apple FCP X, GVG Edius or other desktop applications. The latest release of the software includes a new search panel, which gives users the freedom build flexible searches across entire Interplay database. The search panel will operate in addition to the current browse panel giving users greater flexibility in how they access Avid assets.