AmberFin names EMEA sales chief

Media ingest, transcoding and quality control specialist AmberFin has named Adrian Smith as vice-president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Smith was previously the company’s vice-president for sales in the Asia Pacific region. In his new role, Smith will head up AmberFin’s sales management, channel management and business development activities. AmberFin recently […]

SES chooses AmberFin for playout centre

Satellite operator SES has chosen file-based media ingest specialist AmberFin to provide its iCR software platform to support the workflow at SES Platform Services’ broadcast centre in Munich. AmberFin iCR is being used to provide a unified platform to support all media ingest, file transcoding and quality control management operations. iCR has been integrated alongside […]

Australia’s PMP chooses AmberFin

Australia’s Premium Movie Partnership (PMP) has selected AmberFin’s channel partner, Quinto Communications to supply and commission the new AmberFin iCR File Player with its advanced Unified Quality Control (UQC) option for video asset checking at its Showtime Movie Channel content preparation facility at the Fox Studios Entertainment Quarter in Sydney. Showtime (the trading name of […]

AmberFin to deliver educational shorts

File-based media ingest and transcoding specialist AmberFin will use IBC to announce the launch of a free, non-vendor specific, educational programme that is delivered to email in-boxes, targeted at professionals working in the broadcast and electronic media industries.   Called Bruce’s Shorts, the programme consists of series of weekly video shorts and monthly in-depth webinars […]

AmberFin launches unified Quality Control solution

File-based media ingest and transcoding solutions provider AmberFin has launched a unified Quality Control (UQC) solution for content ingest and transcoding operations. Called iCR Unified QC, the solution combines multiple tools for baseband checks during tape ingest, file-based QC after ingest, and overall operator-controlled QC, including annotation and mark-up. AmberFin said the development of UQC […]