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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.

Paul Glasgow takes over from Chris Steele to lead the company’s continued development of workflow transformation products.

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.

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced that its LiveTouch sports replay and highlights solution, and the FileFlow file exchange system, are now certified with Marquis Broadcast’s Medway media and metadata automation solution. The certification enables seamless third-party integration with production systems and applications to deliver even faster workflows in mission critical live sports production environments.

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.

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