EVS partners with Getty Images to provide a comprehensive archive solution to Qatar Olympic Committee
Liège, Belgium, 10 September , 2014 – EVS, the leading provider of live video production systems , announced it has partnered with Getty Images, a leading digital media company, to create a bespoke digital archive system for the Qatar Olympic Committee’s(QOC) heritage assets. EVS and Getty Images will work together to build the archive management system, which will host videos, tapes, DVDs, photos and documents dating back to 1979.
Getty Images’ web-based asset management service Media Manager will host the QOC’s photo and documental assets. EVS will provide the integrated video archive management system, which enables the ingest of all legacy video tapes with efficient cataloguing and metadata indexing for seamless video content access and delivery.
“Our turnkey media archive management solution combines servers, content management and scalable storage systems designed to offer flawless ingest to deliver workflow operations with the highest level of security and flexibility,” said Benoit Février, SVP Media, EVS. “We are proud to partner with Getty Images, providing our technology to ensure the long-term preservation and usability of the Qatar Olympic Committee video legacy.”
“Creating and managing content is in the DNA of Getty Images, so we are delighted to provide this content solution for Qatar Olympic Committee, and look forward to working with EVS to ensure the preservation and longevity of the QOC’s assets,” said Lee Martin, SVP EMEA, Getty Images.
Getty Images’ Media Manager service is a secure, central library for all digital content (images, videos, audio, brand guidelines, logos etc.), that can be accessed by internal and external audiences and tracks ROI and asset use to maximise marketing materials. The service is employed as a key function for clients including FIFA, Repsol, IKEA, General Electric, IBM, Samsung and Exon Mobil.
EVS provides its customers with reliable and innovative technology to enable the production of live, enriched video programming, allowing them to work more efficiently and boost their revenue streams. Its industry-leading broadcast and media production systems are used by broadcasters, production companies, post-production facilities, film studios, content owners and archive libraries around the globe. It spans four key markets – Sports, Entertainment, News and Media.
Founded in 1994, its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionised live broadcasting. Its reliable and integrated tapeless solutions, based around its market-leading XT server range, are now widely used to deliver live productions worldwide. Today, it continues to develop practical innovations, such as its C-Cast second-screen delivery platform, to help customers maximise the value of their media content.
The company is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and North and Latin America. Approximately 500 EVS professionals from 20 offices are selling its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide customer support globally. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com
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