Washington Public Affairs Network TVW Employs Myers’ ProTrack Broadcast Management System to Increase Efficiency
Metadata-driven system will maximize performance and improve ROI Northampton, MA, January 4, 2016 – Myers, a leading developer of broadcast management software, announced today that the Washington Public Affairs Network dba TVW, has implemented Myers’ ProTrack Broadcast Management System. TVW chose ProTrack in order to leverage their programming content, seamlessly integrate with their existing technologies …
DCTV Upgrade Provides Productivity & Viewer Interaction
Myers was recently featured in an article by Government Video that highlights recent upgrades to DCTV’s station workflow. Below is an excerpt: DCTV, a public-access television station in Washington, D.C., consists of multiple state-of-the-art media facilities responsible for distributing local programming on seven cable channels, as well as streaming online. DCTV has programs that …
No Longer ‘Business As Usual’
Myers’ President and CEO, Crist Myers, was recently featured in an article in TVTechnology’s September 2015 issue entitled “No Longer ‘Business as Usual’”. The article outlines how business management systems (BMS) traverse new platforms and programmatic hurdles. Business management systems—those intricately connected backroom systems that couple scheduling with ad sales and the like—have had to compensate …
Join Us At An Upcoming Show
Myers exhibits at the all of the key industry events: NAB, PBS TechCon, CCW, NRB and more. Come and visit us to see ProTrack in action. We would love to see you.
Customer Focus: The NRB Network
The NRB Network launched in 2005 with an internally developed traffic solution that was found to be inadequate for their scheduling, sales, and traffic needs. They were unable to support key integrations that would facilitate cross-departmental workflows and media management tasks across disparate systems. They needed a system that did more than just “traffic and billing.” ProTrack was the solution.
Customer Focus: The AIB Network
The AIB Network was managing core responsibilities independently across their broadcast operations, making workflow efficiency a challenge. With each department acting as an individual silo, they needed a solution that could provide an automated and centralized work flow, in order to monetize their program schedules. ProTrack was able to integrate seamlessly with their existing automation system and provide proof of performance invoices for their advertising partners — all within a tight timeframe.
Join Myers ProTrack @ CCW 2015
This fall, we are making our return to the Content & Communications World (CCW) Expo in New York City. The expo, once again being held at the Javits Convention Center, November 11-12, 2015, will cover television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production and post. Coined as the NAB of New York, …
Partnership Focus: CUC Solutions
Myers, developer of the ProTrack broadcast management system, and CUC Solutions, a data storage technology systems integrator, have partnered at over 35 PBS member stations, providing them with a tightly integrated and affordable Media Asset Management (MAM) solution. By integrating program scheduling and traffic with archive management and playout, media facilities can automate the movement of content and it’s metadata based on actual scheduling requirements and station-defined business rules — resulting in increased productivity and profitability.
Employee Spotlight: Jim Pinard
At Myers, Pinard enjoys working with clients, helping them with questions and assisting them with issues that may arise. He also appreciates the workplace environment, “I really like the teamwork within and between departments here at Myers,” said Pinard.
Partnership Spotlight: Crispin Corporation
Myers, a leading developer of broadcast management software, and Crispin Corporation, a pioneer in broadcast automation, have partnered since 2001 to ensure their mutual customers have a robust and seamless integration point between traffic and automation. Utilizing the latest industry standards, their solution facilitates the bi-directional exchange of metadata across business and technical systems. This approach eliminates redundant and time-intensive manual tasks, resulting in a more efficient, accurate, and consistent workflow.