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Ratings Winner BFM Ratchets Up News Production With Latest Version of Dalet Enterprise EditionWider audience, multimedia presence and more efficiency thanks to Dalet`s story-centric, integrated news production solution (September 13, 2010)
BFM TV, part of the NextRadio TV Group, has deployed the latest version of Dalet Enterprise Edition, enabling end-to-end production and improving efficiencies at the 24/7 news channel. The upgrade at the Paris broadcast center gives BFM TV, France’s leading TV news station, a streamlined workflow and fully integrated digital infrastructure that includes centralized ingest, a complete TV newsroom computer system with desktop editing and story-centric production, broadcast playout and automated multiplatform distribution.
BFM TV has relied on Dalet’s advanced technology for news production and playout since 2005, and the latest Dalet upgrade powers BFM TV’s new, 16:9 video workflow while adding functional capabilities such as enhanced video effects and “CG on the timeline” for desktop production of broadcast graphics. This latest version enhances “story-centric” content organization, adding greater efficiency to the operation. More than 110 BFM TV journalists use Dalet on their desktops to prepare scripts, preview and edit video, add voiceovers and graphical elements and queue news packages directly to rundowns for approval and playout, which is controlled by Dalet’s OnAir player.
BFM TV is part of the NextRadio TV Group, France’s leading television news station. Operating around the clock, seven days a week, BFM TV delivers live and recorded news programs via Digital Terrestrial Television as well as cable, satellite and DSL.
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, Russia Today, RSR & TSR, RT Malaysia, VOA, WDR), commercial networks and operators (Antena 3, Canal +, FOX, eTV, NBC Universal, Orange, Time Warner Cable, Warner Bros., Sirius XM Radio) 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.
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