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BBC Technology Selects Artesia Technologies to develop next generation infrastructure for Digital Media

Press Release: Artesia Technologies [June 11, 2002]

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Abstract: Artesia Technologies, the leader in enterprise digital asset management, today announced that BBC Technology has selected Artesia’s TEAMS enterprise digital asset management solution to be used in its integrated broadcast and media technology offerings to the commercial marketplace.


Rockville, MD, June 11, 2002 - Artesia Technologies, the leader in enterprise digital asset management, today announced that BBC Technology has selected Artesia's TEAMS enterprise digital asset management solution to be used in its integrated broadcast and media technology offerings to the commercial marketplace. Using TEAMS, BBC Technology will develop integrated solutions for streamlining the production, management and distribution of rich media programming across existing and emerging channels. The combined benefits of Artesia's award-winning TEAMS digital asset management solution with BBC Technology's unmatched expertise in media technology solutions will offer customers the most proven and effective approach for extracting the maximum value from their digital assets.

"BBC Technology offers clients the ability to enhance operational efficiencies, manage the distribution and value of content, and safeguard the value of these assets in an increasingly interconnected world," said Stephen McKenna, Director of Sales & Marketing, BBC Technology. "Digital asset management is an important part of accomplishing these goals and Artesia Technologies has executed some world-class installations. "

BBC Technology has already chosen Artesia's TEAMS as part of the Media Asset Management solution for Hutchison 3G. In this implementation, TEAMS is being used to repurpose existing rich media content for the services that Hutchison 3G will offer to its customers through third-generation wireless devices.

"Supporting one of the world's foremost broadcasters, BBC Technology has pioneered the development of new applications for the use of programming across such platforms as the Internet, wireless and interactive television," said Scott Bowen, President and COO for Artesia Technologies. "As a result, we're extremely proud that they've selected our TEAMS solution for implementing the next generation of broadcasting. The combination of their global vision and our demonstrated execution offers broadcasters and others unmatched capabilities for seizing the opportunities available within the digital realm."

"Supporting one of the world's foremost broadcasters, BBC Technology has pioneered the development of new applications for the use of programming across such platforms as the Internet, wireless and interactive television," said Scott Bowen, President and COO for Artesia Technologies. "As a result, we're extremely proud that they've selected our TEAMS solution for implementing the next generation of broadcasting. The combination of their global vision and our demonstrated execution offers broadcasters and others unmatched capabilities for seizing the opportunities available within the digital realm."

About BBC Technology

BBC Technology is a world leading media technology solutions provider, set up on March 31, 2001 to maximise the value of the BBC's unique experience in providing the technological backbone to complex UK and global broadcasting requirements. It has been set up as a wholly BBC-owned commercial subsidiary in order to generate commercial revenue, while continuing to serve the technological needs of the BBC's public service operations.

The company includes three solutions businesses - Broadcast Solutions offering communication, consultancy and broadcast engineering expertise; New Media Solutions which provides consultancy, system design and managed services to operators and content producers of new platforms; Media Technology Solutions which offers IT development and support services for rich media production environments. An example of the commercial work the company is undertaking is a contract with Hutchison 3G UK Ltd, to manage the production of its audio visual content, accessible through Hutchison 3G's next generation wireless services.

For more information, visit the company's web site www.bbctechnology.com.

About Artesia Technologies

Artesia Technologies is the software market leader in enterprise Digital Asset Management (DAM). Artesia's core product, TEAMS, enables organizations to capture, manage and dynamically re-express valuable rich-media assets - video, audio, images, graphics and text - and leverage them to exploit new business opportunities. In addition, TEAMS' open API and support for industry standards such as Java, CORBA, SCORM and XML enable the creation of enterprise-scale solutions.

Artesia's blue ribbon customers include thought leaders as impressive and diverse as AOL Time Warner Book Group, General Motors, WGBH Public Broadcasting, Herman Miller, HBO, Discovery Communications, National Semiconductor and many more. Artesia is a recipient of numerous awards including the 2001 Product of the Year Award from Transform Magazine and the prestigious Crossroads A-List Award for two consecutive years. Artesia was recently recognized the second time by the Seybold Report on Internet Publishing with the editor's semi-annual "Hot Pick" award.

For additional information on Artesia Technologies, please visit our web site at www.artesia.com.

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Publication Year:2002
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 11, 2002
Publisher:Artesia Technologies
Subject: Digital asset management
Online access:http://www.artesia.com/pr/bbc_tech.html
Record Number:9995
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