Dogan TV migrates from SD to HD with Cinegy
Munich March 9th 2012: Following the success of the Cinegy deployment at Dogan TV Holding in Turkey in 2005, Cinegy is pleased to announce Dogan TV’s recent migration from SD to HD with Cinegy.
Dogan TV Holding is the largest commercial broadcaster in Turkey, offering a wide range of TV channels for news, drama, entertainment, music and sports including Kanal D, CNN Turk, Animal Planet, Cartoon Network, NBA and many many more.
With 320 concurrent production and editing systems, including digital asset management and digital archive backbone, as well as full integration with 30 HD-SD SDI Ingest channels and over 50 playout channels harmoniously fulfilled by Cinegy Workflow, transformed a traditional broadcaster into a foremost IT-based television broadcaster in Europe. This has been further demonstrated with Dogan TVs recent migration from SD to HD with Cinegy.
Cinegy Air HD provides a broadcast automation front-end and a real-time video server for HD playout in an integrated software suite. Designed to meet the most demanding requirements Cinegy Air HD effortlessly succeeds where so many others fail. Cinegy Air HD can be used to control multiple channels playing to air or to plan schedules, program and commercial blocks offline. Multiple remote or local users can control the schedule and playout operation. Offering unparalleled flexibility by playing mixed format and mixed resolution content as well as un-rendered edit sequences straight to air. Insert logos, add overlays and control external devices. Simulcast output via SDI and/or IP streams for ATSC/DVB or web usage.
“Cinegy is just easy to use, inexpensive and reliable. Cinegy makes life easier. In the beginning, we just had 70 concurrent clients of Cinegy Desktop. As soon as we started using Cinegy, all the departments and channels – news, sports, programs – they all see that they get benefits from using the Cinegy system. In a very short period of time, we increased total usage from 70 to 100, to 150, to 200, to 250 and now it is 320 concurrent users in this facility. Indeed, from A – Z, everybody in broadcast operations (about 750 registered users) are on the Cinegy platform. Says Hasan Kiragi, Director of Broadcast Operations at Dogan TV Holding.
About Dogan Yayin Holding and Dogan TV
Dogan Yayin Holding (DYH) is Turkey’s leading diversified media-entertainment conglomerate, with operations in newspapers, magazine and book publishing, distribution, television and radio broadcasting, printing and new media. With 7063 employees, DYH is uniquely positioned in different segments of media, with an estimated advertising market share of 42% in Turkey. DYH activities include eight national newspapers, 24 magazines, books, six printing facilities in Turkey, and one in Frankfurt, distribution, broadcasting (Dogan TV), online, music, retail (music & book stores) and alternative telecom.
Dogan TV is the leading broadcasting company in Turkey, with 24% audience share, estimated ad market share of 36%, and 1248 employees as of 1H06. Dogan TV operations include three FTA national TV stations, the leading entertainment channel Kanal D, CNN Turk (a JV with Time Warner), 43 thematic channels and 1 channels broadcasting in Europe, namely EuroD three radio stations, production, home video and a teleshopping JV with TF1.
For more information visit www.dyh.com.tr
Cinegy is a world-leading R&D company, developing and engineering video, broadcast and OEM software solutions. Cinegy software encompasses every aspect of collaborative production, from ingest to editing to playout, all connected to an active archive with full digital asset management. It is modular and scalable; it can be applied to a wide variety of production environments of differing size, scope and purpose, from entry level to enterprise. Based on standard IT hardware and non-proprietary storage technology, it is affordable, easily deployable and intuitive to use.
Cinegy’s application areas include: media workflow, media asset management, broadcast automation, newsroom integration, nonlinear editing, compositing and effects, MPEG technology / encoders/decoders and signal distribution and monitoring. For more information visit www.cinegy.com