Cloud-based media management company WCPMedia Services has implemented a new type of architecture, embedding shared, fast storage layers into a virtual environment. The company says this results in a boost in performance for the transcoding and QC engines that are true game changers.
WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based digital asset management platform is currently being used to manage content for Sports Memories: Rio 2016, a traveling sports media exposition depicting—after 10 years of intensive restoration—a cinematic history of world Olympic and Brazilian sports spanning 100 years.
The Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs has selected WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based digital asset management system to receive, manage, store and distribute submissions to its 2016 FICTS Festivals and World FICTS Challenge.
Prime Focus Technology has added Amazon Optimizer to its Operations Cloud module, part of PFT’s Clear Media ERP Suite. Amazon Optimizer promises to reduce the cost of transcoding for content owners, while increasing efficiencies – part of PFT’s ongoing mission as it virtualizes the content supply chain.
Cinema Equipment and Supplies and Unique Digital announced today an exclusive partnership to begin commercialization of Cielo, CE+S’ proprietary cloud-based monitoring and support platform in Europe and the Middle East.
Cinecittà Studios recently used WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based digital asset management platform WCPApp to send high resolution scans of Federico Fellini’s 1985 comic masterpiece Ginger and Fred to Paris as part of a new remastering project.
WCPMedia Services recently helped MIA Market, Italy’s first-ever international market for film, television, documentaries and video games, connect content owners with potential buyers through the use of its groundbreaking media management platform. The cloud-based service allowed MIA’s 1600 participants—in Rome and in 58 countries worldwide—to view new content on demand via secure, online screening rooms. MIA was held recently in Rome in conjunction with the Rome Film Fest.
A film like Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes along once in a very great while. With the support of Veezi, independent theatre owners were able to participate in the film’s phenomenal theatrical performance incident-free, the company says.
Pixvana, a virtual reality technology startup, has launched today with a $6 million investment led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital, and angel investors. Pixvana is developing a cloud-based technology platform that dramatically improves the immersive video viewing experience for VR and augmented reality applications across a broad set of viewing devices. The company plans to bring it to market in 2016.
Waterfront Studios has deployed Aframe’s cloud video platform to manage and streamline its post-production workflows with users and partners globally. Aframe has replaced Waterfront’s previous manual processes for sharing and editing content, which were reliant on courier and online services, and has consequently delivered significant benefits including reduced costs, time-savings and improved collaboration with users and partners globally.