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Apr 30, 2020
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Dalet Announces Lineup of Webinars to Help Media Professionals Create, Manage and Distribute Compelling Content from Anywhere
Now open for registration, Dalet live webinars will cover streamlined content supply chains, AI-enabled news production workflows to save time and money, and how to create premium graphics that will engage viewers

Dalet live webinars now open for registration!

Dalet’s upcoming webinars will cover topics like streamlining the content supply chain, AI-enabled news production workflows, and enriched graphics production.

Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, has opened up registration for live virtual events on its new digital meeting platform, Dalet Connect. An online resource designed to serve and support the media and entertainment community, Dalet Connect is a dedicated space where media professionals can discover Dalet product offerings and engage in live events to learn how they can improve operations and strengthen their content workflows. Dalet’s upcoming webinars will cover topics like streamlining the content supply chain, AI-enabled news production workflows, and enriched graphics production. All live webinars are now open for registration. 

Streamlined media processing inside your supply chain
In today’s resource-scarce and competitive landscape, efficient content supply chains are essential to business success. Learn how Dalet AmberFin enables streamlined media processing and discover its latest capabilities from Product Manager Eric Carson.

  • EMEA - May 5th at 4 PM CE

  • AMERICAS - May 5th at 10 AM and 2 PM E

  • APAC - May 6th at 12 PM SG

Four AI-enabled news production workflows that will save you time, money, and nerves
In this webinar, Raoul Cospen, Dalet’s News Market Director, explores how Dalet Media Cortex AI-driven indexing, discovery, captioning and rough cut capabilities can boost content production, management and publishing. During a time where most production teams are working remotely, Dalet Media Cortex smart content recommendations will enable them to tell richer stories.

  • EMEA - June 2nd at 10 AM & 7 PM CET

  • AMERICAS - June 2nd at 1 PM ET

  • APAC - June 2nd at 4 PM SGT

Impactful graphics that will increase your viewer engagement
With content consumption growth across digital channels and audiences craving image-rich news stories, it’s critical that broadcasters have a connected premium graphics workflow. In this webinar, Dalet and long-term partner Brainstorm join forces to show you the tools that empower content creators to drive a consistent brand message with engaging visuals

  • EMEA - June 16th at 10 AM & 7 PM CET

  • AMERICAS - June 16th at 1 PM ET

  • APAC - June 16th at 4 PM SGT

All webinars will be available for on-demand streaming after the event date. Register for the webinars to receive instant alerts when content becomes available and subscribe to Dalet’s newsletter to receive updates on future events.

 

Watch the Dalet Pulse Encore

This year, Dalet brought its Media Innovation Summit, Dalet Pulse, to the web. Watch the 30-minute online encore anytime to learn about the latest Dalet innovations and best enable new ways of working. Adapt quickly by leveraging the latest advancements in media technology to ensure business continuity while optimizing audience satisfaction. Register and watch the 2020 Dalet Pulse Online recording now.

For more information on upcoming Dalet digital events or to book online product demos and virtual meetings, please visit connect.dalet.com.

 

About Dalet Digital Media Systems

Dalet solutions and services enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Based on an agile foundation, Dalet offers rich collaborative tools empowering end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, post-production, archives and enterprise content management, radio, education, governments and institutions.

Dalet platforms are scalable and modular. They offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical functions of small to large media operations - such as planning, workflow orchestration, ingest, cataloging, editing, chat & notifications, transcoding, play out automation, multi-platform distribution and analytics.

The integration of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business has opened vast opportunities for Dalet customers to deploy successful strategies that better address their audiences with agile multi-platform content distribution in a wider range of markets, such as sports for teams and leagues, brands and corporate organizations, as well as Media and Entertainment companies looking to scale up their digital offerings.

Dalet solutions and services are used around the world at hundreds of content producers and distributors, including public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, France TV, RAI, TV2 Denmark, RFI, Russia Today, RT Malaysia, SBS Australia, VOA), commercial networks and operators (Canal+, FOX, MBC Dubai, Mediacorp, Fox Sports Australia, Turner Asia, Mediaset, Orange, Charter Spectrum, Warner Bros, Sirius XM Radio), sporting organizations (National Rugby League, FIVB, Bundesliga) and government organizations (UK Parliament, NATO, United Nations, Veterans Affairs, NASA). 

Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0011026749, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

Dalet® is a registered trademark of Dalet Digital Media Systems. All other products and trademarks mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

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Speech to text technologies are brilliant. Last October we discussed how speech-to-text technology can produce excellent out-of-the-box captions as part of Dalet Media Cortex, Dalet’s AI service platform. To complement this Dalet offering, we have now developed Speech Editor, a caption editor that allows you to easily adjust any captions. It is available on Dalet Galaxy five Windows client and Dalet WebSpace, at any step of your production workflow. It only takes a few clicks to adjust wording, fix typos or reposition captions on the screen. Fabulous - we now have an end-to-end captioning workflow! Edit captions easily with Dalet Speech Editor Do you want to save time? Speech Editor also features a transcript view that will save you hours of precious production time. If you need to browse through a long video file, say a 2-hour interview, you can simply browse through the transcript and capture interesting sequences just by browsing through the transcript. Rough cut leveraging automatic captions You can highlight soundbites, easily create clips and save them to your MediaBin (we’ll soon be writing another blog post on the subject of MediaBins, as they can completely transform your production workflow!). So, not only you’ve pocketed yourself free time, but you facilitate collaboration by sharing the best highlights with the rest of the editorial team. <iframe width="100%" height="415" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/pYsomrAGZeM?start=93" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> But wait, there’s more… If that wasn’t enough, when you index your media with Dalet Media Cortex, it will also create added-value metadata such as keywords and content classification, making it easy for you to find content in future. Dalet Media Cortex brings you all-in-one AI: Besides advanced Speech-to-Text technology, you get the benefits of automatic indexation while getting captions, and vice versa. And thanks to productivity-driven workflows such as text-based interview editing, you truly will gain weekly time savings. And in case you were wondering, all these SaaS, cloud-based services are accessible through Dalet WebSpace anytime, anywhere, including your home office.
What is HDR, WCG and Dolby Vision and why does it matter?
Alphabet soup starring HDR and WCG "Hey Guys, let's re-invent the entire TV and Cinema chains from Camera to Screen!" said no high-ranking executive in any board meeting ever. The whole concept sounds like crazy talk when you say it out loud, but in reality that's what the High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) revolution have done over the recent years. We've moved on from glowing goop The cinema world, shooting on film, has always had a little more freedom that the TV world when it comes to controlling brightness, color and contrast between the camera and the screen. There were limitations in physics and chemistry, of course. You could make the projector brighter assuming you didn't melt the film and you could make the film more sensitive provided you liked that grainy look on the screen. The TV world, however had a fixed and inflexible transmission infrastructure that was stabilized in the 1950s. The relationship between the photons going into a camera and the photons coming out of most of today's TV are still based on the response characteristics of the glowing goop you find inside CRTs (Cathode Ray Tubes) of that early era. So in comes HDR. "Hey guys the eye can capture about 14 stops of brightness so let’s transmit that." is the fundamental idea behind HDR. In a basic MPEG system, the brightness of most pixels is represented by a number between 0 and 255. This gives you the ability to represent 8 stops (28 values) whereas we would like to represent 214 values in our HDR chain i.e. the brightness of each pixel is represented by a number between 0 and 16383. Sounds simple really. But, what is Dolby Vision HDR? Let's redesign the entire Cinema and Broadcast Value chain The complexity comes with making sure that each and every device in the value chain from camera through switcher and ingest and transcode understands what these new numerical values actually mean. In an ideal world we would replace all the old kit with brand new kit, but that's not really practical so the HDR systems that were created have compatibility modes to allow these new bright, colorful pixels to travel across traditional SDI, H.264 and IP transmission paths with good integrity to appear at the final display to show wondrous pictures. Now, what is Dolby Vision HDR? Dolby Vision is one of the HDR systems that requires metadata to work. Its trick is identifying that in any typical scene you only use a portion of the total available dynamic range. A dark shadowy scene in a cave will need more bits allocated in the small numerical pixel value ranges. A bright seaside scene on a sunny day will need more bits allocated in the large numerical pixel value range. This scene by scene adaption is enabled with metadata that tells each device how to behave for that scene. The Dalet AmberFin team is really proud that it's the first software only transcoder and workflow engine to have full support for the Dolby Vision system. It can do this in a wide range of different codecs in parallel with the usual array of high quality video processing functions from scaling to Standards Conversion. The Dolby Vision metadata itself might be carried in a sidecar XML file or embedded within the media file as a data track. Whichever mechanism is used, it's vitally important to retain the synchronization between the metadata and the images to get the best results particularly when aligning metadata changes to hard cuts in the video. This becomes doubly important when frame rate converting because blended frames and mis-timing of metadata combined are highly visible, highly annoying and consume a lot of bitrate in the final encoding. A transcoder like the Dalet AmberFin platform gets all of those complex factors right first time, resulting in high efficiency, low bitrate, outstanding picture. In today's era, the consumer often lead the professionals So, what is Dolby Vision HDR and why is it important? HDR is important because the consumers of media get to see HDR on the content they make on their mobile devices. If the paid-for entertainment content they see on other platforms looks washed out and old-fashioned by comparison, then this will be a factor in what media gets consumed. If anyone has a spare crystal ball to help predict what this future might look like, then I would be very grateful to borrow it for a while!
Dalet Solutions Earn DPP 2020 Security Certification for Production and Broadcast
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, continues its commitment to the highest security standards, attaining the DPP Security Marks for Production and Broadcast under ‘The DPP Committed to Security’ program. The marks certify that all Dalet products and solutions are developed, configured and deployed according to stringent DPP cyber security best practices across R&D, code safety, and operational measures. As early adopters of DPP compliance and security initiatives, both Dalet, and Ooyala - now part of Dalet - have worked with the DPP on certification and security initiatives since 2014. The company also attained its ISO/SEC 27001:2013 certification in 2018, earning the highest level of security practices across Dalet internal development processes, its product line and its practices. “Security has always been of paramount importance at Dalet. With media organizations quickly pivoting their operations to enable work from home scenarios, security has taken on an even higher level of urgency for our customers,” states Rami Pinku, Dalet Deputy General Manager, R&D Operations. “Our commitment to developing and delivering highly secure solutions that embrace industry best practices is stronger than ever. Dalet security processes start from the moment we begin developing our solutions to the time they’re delivered. We are proud to have achieved the DPP’s security marks for our solutions as these are key criteria for media organizations investing in enterprise-grade workflow solutions.” Achieving the DPP security marks demonstrates Dalet’s commitment to working towards and adhering to cyber security best practice across its entire solution range. Powering exceptional user workflows from enterprise productions to OTT preparation and finished asset distribution, Dalet’s line of DPP accredited media supply chain and broadcast solutions, including Dalet Galaxy five, the Ooyala Flex Media Platform and Dalet’s latest SaaS offerings, Dalet StoreFront, Dalet Media Cortex and Dalet Galaxy xCloud, offer secure, hybrid and highly scalable workflows on-premises and in the cloud. "We're delighted that Dalet has been awarded the DPP's Committed to Security mark for both Broadcast and Production," says Rowan de Pomerai, DPP Head of Delivery & Growth. "Building on the great work they did with the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, all Dalet products are now developed in line with our Security guidelines, meaning that they remain part of a community of forward-thinking companies demonstrating a clear commitment to cybersecurity best practice, and to playing their part in building a more secure media supply chain." About the DPP Committed to Security program The DPP launched the Committed to Security program in October 2017 to help technology providers advance, hone and demonstrate their commitment to security best-practices. Participants are assessed according to a rigorous set of controls specifically applied within the categories of Production, including policies and procedures, physical security, incident planning, recovery management, IT security, business continuity and other areas; and Broadcast, including documentation & testing, authentication and controls. For more information go to https://www.dalet.com/platform and https://www.thedpp.com/security. About Dalet Digital Media Systems Dalet solutions and services enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Based on an agile foundation, Dalet offers rich collaborative tools empowering end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, post-production, archives and enterprise content management, radio, education, governments and institutions. Dalet platforms are scalable and modular. They offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical functions of small to large media operations - such as planning, workflow orchestration, ingest, cataloging, editing, chat & notifications, transcoding, play out automation, multi-platform distribution and analytics. The integration of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business has opened vast opportunities for Dalet customers to deploy successful strategies that better address their audiences with agile multi-platform content distribution in a wider range of markets, such as sports for teams and leagues, brands and corporate organizations, as well as Media and Entertainment companies looking to scale up their digital offerings. Dalet solutions and services are used around the world at hundreds of content producers and distributors, including public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, France TV, RAI, TV2 Denmark, RFI, Russia Today, RT Malaysia, SBS Australia, VOA), commercial networks and operators (Canal+, FOX, MBC Dubai, Mediacorp, Fox Sports Australia, Turner Asia, Mediaset, Orange, Charter Spectrum, Warner Bros, Sirius XM Radio), sporting organizations (National Rugby League, FIVB, Bundesliga) and government organizations (UK Parliament, NATO, United Nations, Veterans Affairs, NASA). Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0011026749, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA. Dalet® is a registered trademark of Dalet Digital Media Systems. All other products and trademarks mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.
No trade shows? No problem! Dalet Connect is here for you.
The world seems temporarily on pause and spending more time at home does come with challenges. We do our best to adapt on both personal and professional levels to keep ourselves and our organizations running as smoothly as possible, from the safety of our homes (and backyard for the lucky ones!). At Dalet, we believe that we can use this time as an opportunity for in-depth interactions and reflections with our users, future users and partners. Thinking and rethinking what we do, how we do it, and why we do it often leads to improvements – sometimes even breakthroughs – and hopefully shared growth for our industry when adapting together to the new normal. For all these reasons, we launched Dalet Connect – connect.dalet.com – a “one-stop-shop”, digital meeting space where our extended community gets full access to the best of what Dalet has to offer anywhere, anytime. Our goal is to facilitate all interactions, be it a virtual meeting, an online product demo or a live webinar – innovation is just a few clicks away. Engage, meet and build the future! Human interactions are a basic human necessity, and one we’ve been deprived of for the past few weeks. We all miss friendly handshakes, coffee breaks and water cooler jokes (good and bad!), and happy hours to wind down and relax. Virtual meetings through Dalet Connect are as close as we can get to it! The platform allows us to stay connected with our users, future users and partners with ease and simplicity. Dalet Connect visitors can opt for either a 1:1 “get to-know-each-other" meeting with a Dalet workflow expert or a group meeting for an advanced discussion around existing projects that would involve our extended market and product teams. In both cases we will provide the best consult with insights and best practices, as well as the recommended products and solutions to empower your operations with the latest technological advances in media operations. Explore our product lineup and latest solutions The core mission of our customers to deliver high-quality, multimedia content to their audiences on a variety of platforms at the speed of light has never been as equally essential as it is difficult. Our demo artists are available worldwide in your specific time zones to present Dalet cutting-edge products and solutions designed to empower your teams, safeguard your operations, and streamline your workflows through the current crisis and for years to come! Here are some of our most popular demos: Business Continuity and Remote News Production Workflow How to facilitate collaboration and content production for distributed teams Content Supply Chain & Workflow Orchestration How to connect and orchestrate the entire content supply chain with a fully cloud-based, open and extensible platform OTT Content Preparation & Multi-Platform Distribution How to efficiently package, deliver and monetize the right content to the right audience at the right time and on the right platforms And there is much MORE! Join our webinar series Dalet Connect sets the perfect stage to virtually gather as a community to connect, engage and learn away from crowded trade show floors (but we’ll be back!) and formal meeting rooms. With a seamless online experience, our speakers will walk attendees through everything they need to know on the given topic in just 30 minutes. Quick and simple, all the webinars are also interactive and come with post-event assets. It’s also a unique opportunity to directly talk to the Dalet team and product specialists to expose your needs and share requests with us. While Dalet Pulse Online is now behind us (watch the recording!) – and we hope you were among the 250+ live attendees – we have a series of webinars coming: We have a series of webinars coming: October 20th – Live Webinar (30 mins) How Sports teams and Leagues can own their video strategy Register here You can also watch our past webinars online in case you missed them! Home-based news production with Dalet Galaxy xCloud: Your Content, Our Tools Get recording Streamlined media processing inside your supply chain Get recording Create Anywhere with Dalet Remote Editing Solutions Get recording Embracing Convergence in Radio Production Get recording Four AI-enabled news production workflows that will save you time, money, and nerves... Get recording Ooyala Flex Media Platform - What's new? Get recording Impactful graphics that will increase your viewer engagement Get recording Optimize your OTT content packaging and distribution with Dalet & Bitmovin Get recording Build a leading brand with Dalet solutions for Marketing Teams Get recording Keep producing news content, no matter what Get recording Create a secure content marketplace with Dalet StoreFront Get recording Next-Gen Content Supply Chains Get recording Dalet Galaxy five - What's new? Get recording Meet the NEW Dalet AmberFin Cloud service! Get recording [English] How Dalet + Bitmovin solutions can help you innovate your sports content OTT strategy Get recording [Français] Comment développer une stratégie OTT innovante dans le monde du sport avec Dalet et Bitmovin? Obtenir l'enregistrement [Español] ¿Cómo innovar tu estrategia OTT para contenidos de deportes con Dalet y Bitmovin? Obtener grabación What is media logistics for production? Get recording That’s it. That’s Dalet Connect! We hope to see you there soon for a (virtual) meeting, (online) demo or a (digital) live event.
How to continue producing news in times of confinement?
What did just happen? It is astonishing to see how a virus that is less than 0.12 μm big, with no allies, no enemies and no intelligence is hitting the world economy so badly in just a couple of months. Obviously, the Media and Entertainment industry is no exception. With half of the world’s countries under confinement, broadcasters need to adapt extremely fast – and suppliers need to respond. The vast majority of newsroom users - journalists, video editors, chief editors – are forced to stay home. While production hub systems continue to run, the challenge is to provide users with all the tools they need to work from their home, on their laptops or mobile devices. In conversations with our customers, we have learnt this is often problematic for multiple reasons. Usually the on-premise systems do not support remote connections, or there are not enough VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) licenses, or because the VPN is not adequately dimensioned. Overall, limitations revolve around security and IT infrastructure. Clearly, until recent times, home-based production was neither an established practice nor part of any tried-and-tested business continuity plan. The new normal is here If this sounds all too-familiar in your news organization, Dalet Galaxy xCloud can help – it is a dedicated, cloud-hosted Dalet Galaxy five system, managed by Dalet as a full SaaS service. It connects to your existing on-premises system and supports workflows for remote editing teams. Having talked to our clients and understood their most immediate needs, we wanted to help by packaging a multi-purpose solution to sustain their business continuity. Dalet Galaxy xCloud secures, first and foremost, continuity for all home-based collaborative editing needs, while users remain connected to the central Dalet Galaxy system. At the core of the solution is a SaaS-based Dalet Galaxy five system, installed, maintained and operated by Dalet. This cloud-based solution allows users to: connect with Dalet OneCut standalone clients, enabling powerful remote editing capabilities. Content creators can mix local and remote content, and leverage OneCut’s smart caching mechanism that provides a seamless remote editing experience connect with Dalet WebSpace to perform everyday news production tasks: search, preview, approve, edit metadata, log, cut and more. receive real-time updates and access the latest ingested content as it arrives in the central production system, enabling collaborative workflows for distributed team members work with Dalet Xtend, which supports Adobe Premiere Pro editing within the Dalet Galaxy xCloud environment <iframe width="100%" height="415" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/pYsomrAGZeM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Leveraging Dalet SaaS-Based Solutions for Remote Production Workflows You’ll be (remote) working in no time! What makes Dalet Galaxy xCloud extremely handy is that it can be quickly deployed, your home-office users can easily install Dalet OneCut on their laptop and start editing and collaborating with your central system right away. The solution comes with multiple options such as real-time chat, content exchange, edit-while-record, and a wide range of Dalet Galaxy five newsroom features. The Dalet Galaxy xCloud system can potentially connect to any on-premises MAM or PAM system and leverages the power of the cloud, making it highly scalable and secure. Contact us to discuss how Dalet Galaxy xCloud can help your news teams to continue to tell vital stories, while staying safe, no matter where they are.
Dalet SaaS Solution Focuses on Business Continuity and Remote Production for Media Operations
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, made available today an important remote production solution that enables newsrooms and media organizations to carry on critical content production and distribution operations amid the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Dalet Galaxy xCloud, a secure and highly scalable SaaS solution hosted by Dalet, extends on-premises production and enables an exceptional, friction-free remote editing and collaboration experience from home to hub. “Today, more than ever, our news customers play a critical role in keeping communities informed and connected. Our tools form a foundation for creating and delivering vital news and information to millions of viewers. It’s imperative that our customers’ operations continue without disruption,” states Kevin Savina, Director of Product Strategy, Dalet. “We have designed Dalet Galaxy xCloud to give our customers maximum mobility when they need it most, whether they are at the office or facility, at an offsite production or in the field, working with freelancers or working from home, as many of us are today.” Dalet Galaxy xCloud enables customers to work productively from home leveraging cloud infrastructure, while still using familiar production tools, such as Dalet OneCut, Dalet WebSpace, and Dalet On-the-Go from their home-based devices. Adobe® Premiere® Pro based editing workflows are also supported through the Dalet Xtend plugin. Kevin explains the simplicity and its importance, “Because the Dalet-hosted service extends the capabilities of existing on-premises systems, our customers can quickly transition to working from home using the same tools and workflows within a safe and controlled environment. Security and scalability are incredibly important for our customers who must quickly turn on remote capabilities for hundreds of users and multiple workflows.” For more information, you can visit https://www.dalet.com/business-services/galaxy-xcloud In addition to Dalet Galaxy xCloud, Dalet offers a number of existing solutions to address the challenges introduced by new working conditions: Dalet OnePlay to run your studio with a reduced crew while preserving quality. Learn more: https://www.dalet.com/platforms/oneplay Ooyala Flex Media Platform to scale and meet all of your OTT packaging and multi-platform distribution needs. Learn more: https://www.dalet.com/ooyala-flex-media-platform Dalet StoreFront to source content remotely and expose your inventory to B2B clients and partners. Learn more: https://www.dalet.com/business-services/storefront Facilitate all digital interactions and online meetings with Dalet Connect As physical meetings and events cannot currently take place, Dalet has created a dedicated site called Dalet Connect. An extension to the main Dalet website, Dalet Connect aims at helping media professionals discover Dalet product offerings and online happenings, enabling fast demo, meeting and webinar bookings. Media professionals will be able to discuss their immediate needs and specific projects by engaging with the Dalet team in a dedicated online meeting environment. Robin Kirchhoffer, Dalet Marketing Director for Operations and Content, concludes, “Right now, we are fully focused on helping our customers and the industry as a whole. That’s been our driver since the beginning of this crisis. Through Dalet Connect we can talk to our clients, future users, and partners about specific challenges and help them find the right mix of solutions. It’s an incredibly challenging time for everyone and we are here to provide a pathway to business-as-usual, putting in place mechanisms that will serve the community now and in the future.” Join Dalet online today: connect.dalet.com About Dalet Digital Media Systems Dalet solutions and services enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Based on an agile foundation, Dalet offers rich collaborative tools empowering end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, post-production, archives and enterprise content management, radio, education, governments and institutions. Dalet platforms are scalable and modular. They offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical functions of small to large media operations - such as planning, workflow orchestration, ingest, cataloging, editing, chat & notifications, transcoding, play out automation, multi-platform distribution and analytics. The integration of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business has opened vast opportunities for Dalet customers to deploy successful strategies that better address their audiences with agile multi-platform content distribution in a wider range of markets, such as sports for teams and leagues, brands and corporate organizations, as well as Media and Entertainment companies looking to scale up their digital offerings. Dalet solutions and services are used around the world at hundreds of content producers and distributors, including public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, France TV, RAI, TV2 Denmark, RFI, Russia Today, RT Malaysia, SBS Australia, VOA), commercial networks and operators (Canal+, FOX, MBC Dubai, Mediacorp, Fox Sports Australia, Turner Asia, Mediaset, Orange, Charter Spectrum, Warner Bros, Sirius XM Radio), sporting organizations (National Rugby League, FIVB, Bundesliga) and government organizations (UK Parliament, NATO, United Nations, Veterans Affairs, NASA). Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0011026749, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA. Dalet® is a registered trademark of Dalet Digital Media Systems. All other products and trademarks mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.