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EVS Supported by Marquis Medway Workflow

By supporting the EVS XT[2] file export format, Medway allows broadcasters to repurpose files more easily between Avid storage or Media Composer editors and systems based on the popular EVS XT[2] architecture than was previously possible.
To send media in MXF format from an EVS server, users simply select all or part of the MXF file and write directly to Avid storage in either the Avid DNxHD codec or IMX-D10. In the other direction, Medway automatically generates MXF media, which is then seamlessly restored by EVS XFile software to the XT[2] server.

According to Marquis, Medway tightly integrates media files and metadata to allow secure transfer at full network speed, avoiding bottlenecks caused by file structure disparities between different systems.

"The integration of EVS servers with Medway not only brings workflow improvements, but also more flexibility to critical broadcast processes," says Serge Comes, Product Manager at EVS Broadcast Equipment. "Being able to guarantee seamless operation of Medway with our servers means we can offer broadcasters a reliable, highly practical and cost-effective solution for the efficient production and repurposing of content."

Says Granby Patrick, Partner Director of Technology at Marquis Broadcast: "EVS customers can now use Medway to simplify and centralise the management of bi-directional media transfers between Avid systems and the XT[2] platforms, thus improving workflow. This follows our commitment to making Medway's powerful media interchange capabilities available to more broadcasters."

About EVS (http://www.evs.tv/)
EVS Broadcast Equipment is a leader in the design of hardware and software for the production and play out of sport, news and TV programmes in both live and near-live environments. The innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionized live broadcasting, and the technology is now widely used in nonlinear editing and High Definition Television across the television broadcast market worldwide. The company sells its branded products in more than 70 countries and is capable of providing service in any region, with offices in Belgium, France, Italy Spain, Dubai, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and the United States.

For more information about EVS please contact:
Nicolas Bourdon
Marketing and Communications Director
EVS Headquarters Liege
+32 4 361 58 10

About Marquis Broadcast (http://www.marquisbroadcast.com/)
Founded in 1998, Marquis is a leading specialist in the identification, design and implementation of new workflow practices in the broadcasting industry, and has been instrumental in the redesign of hundreds of television centres and newsrooms worldwide. Although broadcasting continues to form its core business, Marquis software and services are designed for all IT-based processes.

For more information about Marquis Broadcast please contact:
Lynne Lambert
Media Commerce Public Relations
+44 7909 57 59 32

Note: The EVS press conference is on Friday 7th Sept at 10am, booth 8.290 (RAI Amsterdam, Hall 8).