Epoch, the Los Angeles-based media workflow process firm, is coming to NAB Show 2013 Las Vegas with a new workflow virtualization technology. Here’s the press release I was sent:
Epoch (www.epoch-inc.com) will introduce its inaugural product at NAB 2013. Epoch delivers a more efficient way to move and transform media that is easier and more flexible than today’s manually engineered workflows in the broadcast, film and video industries.
Epoch’s Workflow Virtualization Technology™ is a SaaS that improves speed, bandwidth utilization and ease of deployment for today’s complicated multi-site, multi-format workflows. Epoch monitors existing infrastructure and re-engineers workflows in realtime for maximum performance and total capacity. Epoch’s genetic algorithms intelligently solve load balancing, task partitioning, utilization, routing and contention problems to make media flow up to 40 times faster.
Broadcasters and studios have unique demands – shorter time frames, near-live video transmission, and remote workflow requirements because events don’t always happen inside the studio. There are multiple workflows that need to happen simultaneously, yet one might be waiting on the other. Epoch makes existing resources work faster and with greater capacity, allocating resources dynamically to where they’re most needed and using resources they may never have thought to include or augmenting infrastructure with optional Cloud services.
With Epoch, broadcasters and studios can easily engineer complex, cooperative and ultra-efficient workflows using a simple Web App, improving flexibility and turnaround time. When Epoch manages their workflows, whether local or worldwide, broadcasters and studios can work with tighter deadlines, increased productivity and fewer manual processes.
Its intuitive integration with partners and service providers and software-as-a service model provides even more benefits, whether for small or large broadcast, film and video companies.
Stay tuned for more about what’s coming at NAB Show.