Schwäbisch Media Germany empowers regional TV network with Cinegy.
Schwäbisch Media, is one of the leading media companies in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Offering a full range of media and media related services to its customers including one of Germany’s largest regional private broadcasters Regio TV.
With 5 locations spread out around Baden-Württemberg, Schwäbisch Media required a scalable end to end solution that would cross-link their different locations and ensure an unprecedented delivery of their 3 regional channels: Regio TV Regional-Fernsehen Stuttgart and Böblingen, Regio TV Schwaben in Ulm and Regio TV Bodensee in Friedrichshafen to their customers.
“Cinegy provided us with an affordable solution sought can be solved with the most important requirements of a private TV channel in a tapeless production including: ingest, editing, media asset management and automated playout,” says Klaus Zellmer, CIO of Schwäbisch Media.
Schwäbisch Media, see many advantages and even further possibilities with their Cinegy system. With it simple to use interface and ease of distributed data management, Cinegy has provided Schwäbisch Media, with a solution that requires limited operational training.
The design, installation, integration and training were provided by Cinegy’s channel partner Videocation.
About Schwäbisch Media
Schwäbisch Media, based in Ravensburg is one of the leading media companies in Baden-Württemberg and employs around 900 permanent staff, 3,000 free people and 5,000 delivery. The company covers its portfolio from the full range of media and media-related services and sets the content to regional and local information for its readers, viewers, listeners, Internet users and advertising partners. The core product is the Schwäbische Zeitung- with around 170,000 copies, the largest subscription newspaper Baden-Württemberg. For media mix also includes the daily newspaper portal Schwäbische.de including mobile applications, Germany’s largest regional private broadcasters group Regio TV, numerous special-interest magazines and subsidiary for postal delivery and investments in radio stations. The media company moved its headquarters to 2013 Ravensburg, powering the teeth of the individual media under the umbrella brand Schwäbisch Media continues.
Since more than 35 years Videocation partners the broadcast industry as VAR (value added reseller), full-service-provider and system integrator for broadcast and professional video equipment and IT based broadcast systems. Starting from small production or postproduction companies to complete TV stations, Videocation designs and delivers tailor-made solutions from leading manufacturers. All completed by services as consulting, planning, installation, integration, support and training.
more info: www.videocation.com, Videocation Fernsehsysteme GmbH, Münchner Str. 110, 85774 Unterföhring, Germany
Cinegy develops innovative video, broadcast and production software solutions, encompassing every aspect of a collaborative workflow including IP Tools, ingest, editing to playout, all connected to an active archive with full Digital Asset Management.
Based on standard IT hardware and non-proprietary storage technology, Cinegy products are reliable, affordable, scalable, easily deployable and intuitive.
Cinegy’s Application Areas include:
· Media asset management & archive
· Broadcast automation and multi-channel playout
· IP video management and monitoring
· Collaborative workgroup production for news, sports, reality and entertainment
· Video encoding, transcoding and multi-channel ingest
· Channel branding and template based CG
· Scalable cloud and VM ready products for demanding enterprise solutions