Dalet at IBC 2008 – Previews

Dalet will present its full line of solutions and new technology offerings at the IBC 2008 Exhibition in Amsterdam

Dalet today announced that it will present its full line of solutions and new technology offerings at the IBC 2008 Exhibition (stand 9.D28) held in Amsterdam from September 12 through 16. The Dalet demonstrations will reflect real-world workflows from recently deployed installations; illustrating how media asset management based solutions optimize collaboration, production and distribution for multi-format, multi-channel and multi-location environments. Dalet will also host a series of special events during the IBC convention including a channel partner event, management press briefing, and VIP cocktail reception for customers.


About Dalet Solutions Demonstrated at IBC 2008

All Dalet solutions run on the purpose-built Dalet media asset management platform, DaletPlus. Integrated production and playout capabilities combined with the DaletPlus best of breed file migration and conversion technology enable broadcasters and content producers to optimize media sharing workflows.

With over 10,000 workstations in use today, the Dalet Professional Services team provides broadcasters and content producers with both the technical expertise and the extensive experience required for true workflow optimization.

An extensible media asset management platform, Dalet Enterprise Edition captures, creates, manages, distributes and stores media using a centralized content catalogue fully integrated with a comprehensive set of customizable production tools. Dalet Enterprise Edition also provides a SOA compliant, Web Services API that facilitates the integration of third-party systems and applications. Recently deployed at ABS-CBN, Canal Plus, and Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), Dalet Enterprise Edition provides a collaborative media production and distribution environment that optimizes media management from scheduling to playout to archive for all distribution mediums.

Dalet News Suite is a robust SD-HD production and playout solution with integrated media asset management. Designed for news and sports, the entire production workflow is integrated. Distributed, multi-channel feed ingest features advanced scheduling, loop record, router control and edit-while-record capabilities. Desktop FireWire transfers of Panasonic P2 and Sony XDCAM material expedite transfer from the field. Broadcasters like ORT in Russia, BBC World Service, and tvOne in Indonesia rely on the Dalet News Suite integrated approach for managing production and playout in the fast-paced news, sports, and magazine program formats.

Dalet Media Library combines state-of-the-art video server management with exceptional file migration technology, leveraging the power and cost effectiveness of standard IT platforms. Dalet Media Library facilitates access rights, modifications and distribution of content across the production chain. Flexible metadata forms allow users to customize information with maximum details. Dalet Media Library is further complemented with user-friendly storyboarding tools so simple that people with minimal editing skills can easily make cuts, assemble media, record comments and package content.

Dalet Radio Suite combines a comprehensive newsroom computer system with all the professional audio recording and production tools needed to facilitate the coverage of breaking events. The Dalet OnAir component can be configured to the needs of an individual broadcast studio or studio operator. News reading is facilitated by an integrated news prompter. Program associated data (PAD) for DAB, DRM or HD Radio digital radio platforms is generated on the fly.

Designed to support enterprise production workflows, influential radio news broadcasters like Radio France International (RFI) employ Dalet Radio Suite to produce 200 plus programs across 600 workstations.


Special Events at IBC 2008

Dalet Diamond Sales Briefing – Friday September 12

Dalet is hosting an executive sales briefing for Dalet Channel Partners at the famed Pulitzer Hotel on September 12 at 09.00 hrs. The Dalet Diamond Sales Briefing event is by invitation only.

Dalet Press Briefing and Cocktail Reception – Friday September 12

Members of the press are invited to attend a special management briefing and cocktail reception on the Dalet stand (9.D28) Friday September 12 at 17.00hrs. In addition to providing an overview of the Dalet product road map, Dalet management will discuss recent and innovative enterprise customer installations.

Dalet VIP Customer Cocktail Reception – Saturday September 13

Dalet will be hosting a VIP Customer Cocktail Reception at the RAI Beach on Saturday September 13. The party will kick off at 17.00 hrs.


About Dalet

Dalet is a worldwide leader in software that empowers broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video content in a digital, multi-platform world. Dalet media asset management (MAM) solutions streamline production costs and increase revenue opportunities by simplifying the distribution of rich-media assets across both interactive and traditional platforms.

Dalet tools are used around the world by thousands of content producers including major television and radio public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, DR, NPR, RFI, RTM, VOA, WDR), commercial networks (ART, eTV, Grupo Prisa, Prime Television, The Press Association, Warner Bros., XM Satellite) and government organizations (Queensland JAG, Canadian House of Commons, The European Commission).

Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0000076176, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com.


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