Dalet announced today that Tokyo-based Photron has joined the Dalet Sales Partner Program. Photron will represent Dalet in the Japanese broadcast and digital media market, offering Dalet solutions as well as integration and implementation services.
“Dalet is a critical component of our solutions offerings. Broadcasters and digital content producers across Japan recognize the productivity and financial benefits of employing end-to-end, file-based workflows that integrate production tools and automate technical complexities. Dalet makes it all possible by bringing broadcast and IT elements together under one user-friendly system,” said Sasaki Nobutaka, Manager of the Video Solution Division, Photron. “With Dalet, our customers can produce more content for distribution over more platforms with greater ease and minimal budget impact.”
The company’s flagship all-in-one newsroom, automation and Media Asset Management (MAM) solution, Dalet Enterprise Edition, is designed to facilitate highly efficient and collaborative workflows for news, sports, program preparation and archives. Based on the principles of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Dalet technology leverages the full capabilities of modern IT technologies. The Dalet Workflow Engine expertly manages a wide range of production processes, seamlessly integrating third-party broadcast equipment.
“With more than 30 years’ experience in the Japanese media market, Photron brings high credibility with insights about customer workflows and requirements. This important partnership combines Photron’s market knowledge and integration proficiencies with Dalet’s expertise in change management and the implementation of file-based, collaborative workflows,” comments Arnaud Elnecave, Director of Dalet Asia Pacific. “We are highly confident that the Photron-Dalet partnership will be pivotal in the evolution of Japan’s digital media industry. Our streamlined, end-to-end production solutions allow content providers to affordably leverage their programming assets and automation infrastructures to satisfy consumers’ viewing options on the platform(s) of their choice.”
Since Photron was established in 1974, we have maintained a commitment to cutting-edge technological innovation and uncompromising product quality. Photron offers the most advanced equipment for the TV broadcast and production markets, such as HD live slow-motion systems, file-based production, management systems and high-quality post production systems, backed by a technical support team of knowledgeable and experienced field engineers, supporting innovation in the age of digital broadcast and cinema systems.
Photron has a wide spectrum of technical expertise, including “Computer Software Technology” actively used in the company’s CAD system and digital image processing products and a whole set of technical expertise covering “Digital Circuit Technology,” “Analog Imaging Circuit Technology” and “Precision Mechanical-Optical Technology,” all necessary for producing hardware systems and products, and has a great accumulation of expertise in “Network Technology” to integrate hardware and software products into sophisticated systems.
Photron also has three major business functions: “Electronic Hardware Manufacturing” specializes in low-volume production of diversified products, “Software House” develops the most advanced software products such as CAD, image processing and server systems and “Global Marketer” researches and imports the world’s leading high-technology products and offers system services. Photron, with its unique mix of corporate assets comprising these core technologies and business functions, conducts business with diverse products demanded in varied fields, meeting all of our customers’ needs. And, with a special integration capability to combine such needs with its assets and new knowledge, Photron creates unique and special moving and still image solutions for the most advanced functionalities.
Dalet solutions enable broadcasters and media professionals to create, manage and distribute content to both traditional and new media channels, including interactive TV, the Web and mobile networks. Dalet combines into a single system a robust and proven Asset Management platform with advanced metadata capabilities; a configurable workflow engine, and a comprehensive set of purpose-built creative and production tools. This integrated and open environment enables end-to-end management of the entire News and Sport and Program content chain, and allows users to significantly improve efficiency, and to maximize the use and value of their assets. Dalet’s solutions are delivered through a dedicated Professional and Integration Services Department to ensure the highest possible standards.
Dalet systems are used around the world by many thousands of individual users at hundreds of TV and Radio content producers, including public broadcasters (ABS-CBN, BBC, CBC, DR, France TV, RTBF, RFI, RSR & TSR, RT Malaysia, VOA, WDR), commercial networks and operators (Antena 3, Canal +, FOX, eTV, Orange, Time Warner Cable, Warner Bros., Sirius XM Radio) and government organizations (Queensland JAG, Canadian House of Commons, The European Commission).
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