SAM offers a comprehensive range of products right across the media production chain. Individually, each offers unique, class-leading capabilities. Together, they build into powerful, future-ready solutions that enable our customers to maximize effi ciency and productivity in today’s rapidly changing media landscape.
As media organizations seek to serve an ever greater range of audiences on more devices with both live and recorded media, the demands on master control continue to grow. Success requires intelligent control, automation and reporting to be embedded in the heart of the organization. SAM offers proven master control solutions that reduce total cost of ownership and maximize staff effi ciency. They enable media organizations to create lean, effi cient and profi table operations to meet current needs, while also building-in headroom for expansion and the progressive adoption of new IP and cloud-based technologies.
ICE • Morpheus • Momentum • Sirius • Vega • IQ Modular • RollCall • Media Biometrics • Enterprise sQ
As our industry transforms into a consumer-led business, traditional broadcasters and media organizations are rapidly adding OTT services to retain and grow audiences that are consuming media on demand on an ever-growing range of devices. SAM has the expertise, technology and control systems to enable you to succeed. We deliver enterprise-scale, automated workfl ows with sophisticated monitoring and rapid error detection and reporting. Integration with existing systems is also key, and our portfolio of APIs, backed up by support for open standards implementations such as FIMS and BXF, is second to none.
Momentum • Morpheus • ICE • Alchemist XF • Quasar XF • RollCall • Media Biometrics
With the fastest fl ight-time from ingest to audience, SAM’s fast-turnaround news production solutions are relied on by media organizations around the world to create and deliver quality news coverage, quickly and effi ciently. Connected workfl ows mean that journalists in the fi eld can quickly add context to their stories from central resources, using just the internet with intelligent media management and streaming. Our Kahuna switchers and range of routers complete the news picture, delivering those stories to multiple platforms in multiple resolutions and formats.
Enterprise sQ • Go! • QTube • Kahuna • Kahuna Maverik • Alchemist Ph.C • Sirius • IQ Modular
Live events are a key revenue generator for media organizations, and the proliferation of ways to consume that live content today provides an enormous new opportunity for increased revenues.
SAM has unmatched experience in harnessing technology to deliver live events successfully. Our multi-format routers and switchers with unique, reconfi gurable control surfaces are used in studios and OB/remote trucks worldwide. Applications range from international sporting extravaganzas to special-interest events – in everything from SD and HD to 4K - simultaneously. Our fastturnaround production and instant replay systems produce countless high-impact highlights packages that keep viewers engaged.
Enterprise sQ • LiveTouch • Go! • Kahuna • Kahuna Maverik • Sirius • Alchemist Ph.C
Today’s post facility has to cope with media in myriad formats, resolutions and color spaces and deliver the whole job in multiple formats – all in timescales that are getting evershorter. SAM’s color and fi nishing solutions have the power and toolsets post houses need to meet and exceed client expectations. They offer realtime working at 4K 60p and even 8K in a comprehensive fi nishing environment that means the whole job gets done faster and without any compromises to quality, delivering the client’s vision in full.
Quantel Rio • Rio Connect • Rio Assist • Alchemist XF
Transition to IP
SAM is at the forefront of developments in IP, working on a wide range of implementations so that our customers can fully grasp the opportunities it presents, while avoiding the pitfalls. Our strategy involves IP-enabling existing systems alongside their SDI capabilities, using familiar control interfaces to provide hybrid SDI/IP operation without requiring any new knowledge or skills from the operator. Our switchers, routers, infrastructure and playout systems are all available with IP interfaces, supporting both uncompressed (SMTPE 2022-6) and a range of compression formats,
including VC-2. Kahuna • Sirius • ICE • IQ Modular