Dalet digital media systems provides integrated production for broadcast news

Dalet Digital Media Systems is collaborating with Harris Corporation to integrate the newsroom computer system module of its Dalet News Suite NRCS with Harris® NEXIO® broadcast servers. The project includes the development of an integrated news production and playout workflow featuring Dalet news production tools for editing news packages and managing wires, assignments and rundowns with NEXIO content ingest and distribution across broadcast channels managed by Harris servers.

The integration leverages the true shared storage server environment of NEXIO and Dalet’s integrated newsroom solution, offering customers versatile workflows with flexible media interchange and play-to-air demanded by modern news production systems. Dalet and Harris are also exploring ActiveX support to help journalists search for and view video stored on NEXIO servers directly from the Dalet NRCS. This solution uses the NEXIO server system to access multimedia content and metadata during ingest, adding speed and efficiency to Dalet NRCS users where fast access to video material is needed.

“As an open solutions provider, it is our commitment to remain open and integrate best of breed technology with our Dalet solutions. It is our philosophy to let our customers make the choice with regards to the way they want to work, and with which system they want to work with,” said Kevin Savina, director of product management, Dalet.

About Dalet News Suite NRCS Technology
Dalet News Suite NRCS is a complete NRCS designed for Radio, TV and Multimedia facilities. Highlights include:

• Planning and assignments
• Wire service intake, indexing and searching
• Scriptwriting and multimedia story creation
• Rundown management and timing
• Playout and delivery device control (any device with a MOS interface – teleprompters, video servers, CGs, graphics systems)
• Rapid and easy communications between individuals and groups

Dalet News Suite gives journalists intuitive tools for creating compelling multimedia stories and newscasts right on their desktops. Highly flexible, scalable and reliable, Dalet News Suite is the system of choice for large-scale news operations.

About Harris NEXIO Servers
The Harris NEXIO brand represents a range of scalable, interoperable server platforms. It is a highly integrated family of products that employs open standards to greatly accelerate time-to-air and dramatically reduce the costs associated with content acquisition, production, distribution and media management — today and for the long term. Products include NEXIO AMP® integrated and shared storage transmission servers, NEXIO Volt™ compact transmission servers, and NEXIO Farad™ high-capacity online storage.




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