TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), a company offering solutions and services to the global media, broadcast and archive industries, has partnered with Dublin-based company Eurotek to win a major contract with RTÉ.
TMD’s Mediaflex application suite is to provide the content management, preparation and workflow platform for FAST, the File Acquisition and Server Technology project for RTÉ. The FAST project is a programme designed to support current and future content preparation, production and post production in both SD and HD formats. As well as supporting modern, file-based workflows it will incorporate storage and access to ensure that all of RTÉ’s assets continue to be available to a much larger user base.
TMD and Eurotek worked closely together on the design of the solution, the installation and rollout of which is planned to take a year. Eurotek will design, supply and implement the underlying infrastructure including the storage platforms, the network and broadcast equipment.
John Hunt, Director of Operations at RTÉ’s TV Division speaking on the contract said, “FAST is a hugely important project for RTÉ, allowing us to boost our workflows and operational efficiency by using the latest file-based technology and providing much greater visibility to many more users across the production cycle, particularly for acquired content.”
CEO of TMD, Tony Taylor commented on winning the contract saying, “We are delighted that we have been selected by RTÉ for FAST. We are also pleased to be working closely with Eurotek on this high profile project. Eurotek is one of the most dynamic and skilful distributors and systems integrators anywhere in Europe, with a great track record in delivering this sort of file-based infrastructure.”