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Red Bee Supports Content Management for SALTO in France - Delivering DAM Services, Post-Production and Quality Check
Red Bee Media is supporting French SVOD platform SALTO with ongoing content management services. SALTO is relying on Red Bee to deliver Digital Asset Management (DAM), Post-Production for promotional material and Quality Check of assets being added to the platform. With a strong legacy of providing managed media services, Red Bee has implemented an efficient solution combining the company’s own cloud-based Media Gateway and a fit for purpose DAM-system from middle-ware provider Perfect Memory.
SALTO launched on October 20th, 2020 and brings the best of catch-up TV and streaming content into one service. With over 15,000 hours of content, its offering comes in a wide variety of genres, both from SALTO’s three stakeholders (France’s largest broadcast providers, TF1, France Télévisions and M6), and from agreements they signed with content owners. Red Bee was contracted to deliver a content management solution that could both manage ingestion from legacy media management platforms, as well as Digital Asset Management and metadata enrichment. Through a rigorous benchmarking study carried out by Red Bee, Perfect Memorywas chosen as the DAM-provider to complement Red Bee’s cloud-based Media Gateway services.
“Red Bee Media is a highly experienced and innovative provider of media services, internationally and in France, which made the choice easy when we were looking for a content management partner for SALTO,” says Hugues Blondet, in charge of Digital Asset Management at SALTO. “The managed services they provide enables efficient collaboration between all contributors to SALTO, which has proven instrumental to the launch and continued success of the platform. It was vital to have Red Bee as a partner in this project.”
In addition to coordinating the content management for SALTO, Red Bee is also delivering Quality Check services for assets being ingested in the system as well as Post-Production for promotional content, which includes editing, voice recording, mixing and media management.
“We are proud to be a part of the launch of SALTO and the ongoing transformation of the French broadcasting industry,” says Stéphane Grandvarlet, Head of Market Area Southern Europe, Red Bee. “With SALTO, French audiences will get access to a catalogue of some of the best broadcasting content available in the country. We look forward to seeing the platform grow and to continue contributing to SALTO’s success.”
About Red Bee Media
Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company headquartered in London, with 2300 media experts spread across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America. Every day, millions of people across the globe discover, enjoy and engage with content prepared, managed, broadcast and streamed through Red Bee’s services. The company empowers some of the world’s strongest media brands, broadcasters and content owners to instantly connect with audiences anyhow, anywhere, anytime. Through an end-to-end, managed services offering, Red Bee provides innovative solutions across the entire content delivery chain – covering Live & Remote production, Managed OTT, Distribution, Media Management, Access Services, Content Discovery, Playout and Post Production.
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