NEP GROUP’S MEDIABANK TEAM AND DISCOVERY WIN A 2018 IABM BaM AWARD™ FOR PROJECT COLLABORATION

NEP GROUP’S MEDIABANK TEAM AND DISCOVERY WIN A 2018 IABM BaM AWARD™ FOR PROJECT COLLABORATION

PITTSBURGH, USA and OSLO, Norway

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April 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH and OSLO – April 11, 2018 – NEP Group is thrilled to announce that their Mediabank team, along with their partners at Discovery, are the proud winners of a 2018 IABM BaM Award™ in the project/collaboration category for their work to create the first ever cloud-based media asset management system for the Olympic Games.  Mediabank’s media asset management solution facilitated live MCR, ingest, craft editing of highlights, automated clip generation, storage of content, distribution of live content and clips, a signal hub, an audio matrix and 24/7 monitoring and support for over 12,000 hours of Olympic content.

The IABM BaM Awards™ celebrate and recognize the achievements of broadcast and media innovators that deliver real business and creative benefits, and are judged by an independent panel of experts. 

The judges lauded the success of the Mediabank solution, saying, “Using a cloud-based solution as the MAM platform for one of the highest-profile broadcasting events such as the Olympic Games is a brave decision, and successfully utilizing it to deliver all of the Olympic content to 50 territories in 21 languages is a great achievement.”

“We truly believe that our collaboration with Discovery created an innovative, revolutionary solution, and to have it recognized by the industry is very gratifying.  I am so proud of our Mediabank/Discovery team and what we have accomplished,” said Terje Røijen-Hammer, managing director of NEP Media Services.

To learn more about Mediabank and their solution for Discovery’s Olympic coverage, visit www.mediabank.com.

 

Media Contacts

Emily John, Bubble Agency (EMEA)                  Denise Williams, Bubble Agency (USA)

emilyj@bubbleagency.com                                denisew@bubbleagency.com

+44 (0) 7718 985232                                        +1.503.806.0755

Contact

For media inquiries, contact NEP: Susan Matis or Meredith Knight

PRESS@NEPGROUP.COM

About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been the leading worldwide technical production partner helping premier content producers bring live sports and entertainment to life. Our services include centralized and remote production, specialty capture, RF and wireless video/audio, virtual and in-studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, post production, connectivity and transmission, premium playout and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 4,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 88 countries on all seven continents.

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has operations in 25 countries. Learn more at nepgroup.com.

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