IABM announced winners of its Game Changer Awards at its annual awards ceremony on 19 April 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Tedial, independent MAM solutions specialist, announced that its Version Factory won the IABM Game Changer Awards 2016 in the System Automation and Control category. This is the second year running that Tedial has won the Game Changer award picking up the prize in 2015 for its Tedial Evolution™ platform. Version Factory was identified by the initial judging panel as one of the leading products or services to be exhibited at NAB Show 2016, one of three entries to be shortlisted in its category.
Tedial Version Factory was officially launched at NAB 2016, and is the culmination of 15 years of innovations and creative application of industry standards. Version Factory is a single efficient and cost effective workflow that supports millions of file input to output configurations and can be managed from a single operator screen. Designed to interface to content management/rights management/traffic/work order systems for automated operations, the Version Factory stacks chosen media engines (transcoders, quality control, DRM, CDN, etc.), employs SMPTE standardised designs for future proof “N-input to N-output’ operations and provides the maximum flexibility and scalability for OTT/VOD Platforms, Network Operations and media companies focused on managing their Brand across all distribution formats.
The nine category winners including Tedial will be automatically submitted as candidates for IABM’s prestigious Peter Wayne Award, with the winner announced at the IABM Annual International Business Conference and Awards in December 2016.