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Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of media management tools for more than a decade , today announced that the Russian Satellite Channel Rusiya Al-Yaum will use the DaletPlus News Suite solution to broadcast its programs in Arabic. This Dalet installation comes just ten months after the successful deployment of the DaletPlus end-to-end newsroom solution at Russia Today. This DaletPlus New Suite installation will provide Rusiya Al-Yaum with comprehensive newsroom production, playout and archiving capabilities leveraging the power of Omneon video servers and standard IT technology.
«We know from experience that the Dalet system delivers industrial strength production and playout capabilities with a very user-friendly workspace environment. Combined with the world-class professional services and support Dalet delivered during the first installation for the Russia Today program, it was an easy decision for us to come to them and their partner OKNO TV for a second installation to support the Rusiya Al-Yaum Channel,” said Sergey Maganet, Technical Director, ANO TV-Novosti.»
«The first DaletPlus News Suite solution at Russia Today was successfully deployed in three months,” explains said Oleg Trushelev, Director of Digital Department of OKNO TV, Dalet system integrator. “The integrated newsroom system manages all aspects of the news production and playout workflow – from ingest to production and on-air. That is the reason why it was a natural choice for Rusiya Al-Yaum channel to opt for Dalet.»
«Dalet brings much more than just technology to the table. We have the experience, the understanding and the ability to deliver complete solutions in a short tim e frame,” comments David Lasry, CEO, Dalet. “We are honoured that the team that made the success of Russia Today chose DaletPlus News Suite for their new channel Rusiya Al-Yaum and we look forward to another successful deployment with our partner Okno TV.»
Established in April 2005 by the autonomous non-profit organization TV-Novosti , Russia Today is a news channel oriented for global viewers. It broadcasts in English 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The channel beams by satellite to six continents, reaching 100 countries with news and information about business, culture, and sports events.
Rusiya Al-Yaum is planned to go on-air during the first quarter of 2007. The Channel is an Arabic language news service for Arab and Arabic speaking viewers. It is devoted mainly to news and information. Additionally, it will offer viewers a variety of documentaries, discussion programs, press reviews, business, cultural and sports events.
DaletPlus News Suite is fast becoming the standard for end-to-end newsroom production and playout. Ingest, NCS, editing, playout, and archiving are integrated through Dalet smart media asset management technology. The comprehensive metadata management ensures broadcasters like Russia Today have a news production environment that maximizes the value of content.
Founded in 1990, Dalet is a leading developer of software solutions that facilitate the management of audio and video assets for broadcast, entertainment, government, education, corporations and non-profit organizations. Developed for standard IT hardware, Dalet software solutions enable people to capture, manage and store digital media. The all-digital solutions greatly enhance productivity through immediate access to and management of valuable media assets. Traded on the Eurolist C compartment -Euronext Paris Stock Market (ISIN FR0000076176, Reuters DALE.PA), Dalet has offices throughout Europe , the United States and Asia Pacific.
Operating worldwide, Dalet solutions are used in 50 countries by over 1,700 customers including ABC, ARD Tagesschau, BBC, Bayerischer Rundfunk, BFM TV, Cadena Ser, Canadian Broadcasting Corp, Catalunya Radio, Deutsche Welle, EMAP, Emmis, Entercom, Fashion Show Media Network, ITN, MBC, Mediaset, MediaCorp Singapore, National Public Radio (NPR), NDR, Polskie Radio, Prime TV, Radio France, Radio France International, Radio Suisse Romande, Rhein-Neckar Fernsehen, Russia Today, Six News Now, The Scottish Parliament, SKY Television, South Africa Broadcast Corp., SWR, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Voice of America, Washington and Lee University, WDR, Weather Channel, and XM Satellite Radio.
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