Cinnafilm Tachyon Expanding to Vidispine MAM System


Last Updated: April 8, 2013 7:44 pm GMT
(Albuquerque, New Mexico--April 8, 2013) Cinnafilm announced it will be expanding its award-winning standards transcoding software, Tachyon, into Vidispine's broad-reaching Media Asset Management (MAM) solution, providing users the ability to access Cinnafilm's top shelf image processing conversion technology in a powerful digital management environment.

Vidispine serves as a framework or central repository for organizing different types of digital assets and manages a centralized workflow process across federated databases. The Vidispine MAM is completely software-based and includes built-in ingest and transcoding capabilities to handle many different standard formats.
Says Roger Kleckner, Vidispine VP of Sales for the Americas, “Vidispine is focused on providing a broadcast quality full functional MAM. Our clients now have a better way to accelerate their development efforts in delivering production systems. We see interfacing with Tachyon as a natural extension for us.” 

"Tachyon is changing the delivery game in terms of high-grade, all file-based conversions - and in today's chaotic delivery markets, automating a high quality solution is essential to ensure the end user gets their money's worth.  Who has time to go out to baseband for their imaging solutions - it is becoming simply impractical.  Tachyon solves this dilemma once and for all," says Lance Maurer, CEO for Cinnafilm, and continues "MAM system solutions are an integral part of the evolution we are helping to fuel. To us, every frame matters." 

For further information about the Vidispine or Tachyon solutions, contact Cinnafilm sales,  Anticipated release time frame is Q2 or Q3 2013.
About Cinnafilm
Cinnafilm, Inc. ( is a global leader in innovative video optimization solutions for television, film, and multimedia delivery. Harnessing the unmatched compute power of modern graphics cards, Cinnafilm’s patented, 100% file-based software solutions are true game changers in the field of high-quality image processing. Cinnafilm software is in use today at many of the world’s premier, forward-thinking studios and networks, solving a wide variety of very complex problems including, but not limited to: restoration and bitrate optimization of television and classic films for modern delivery requirements; noise removal and
texture-matching for digital camera and film content of all grades; and automatic transcode workflows providing real-time, fully optimized files for the “media now and everywhere” distribution model. Cinnafilm is a scientific-engineering company dedicated to ongoing research in the most complex areas of video optimization and workflow automation, and is based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

About Vidispine
Vidispine is an enterprise grade Media Asset Management backbone. The capabilities are exposed by well-documented and robust RESTful APIs, which work with any modern programming language. Vidispine let Software Developers and Service Providers easily build new innovative rich media solution. Vidispine scales from small archives to multi-site deployments and is agnostic in regards to OS, storage, media formats, application servers, databases and IT-infrastructure.

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