04.09.2007 08:00 AM
SAMMA Systems names new president
Industry veteran Mark Gray has been appointed president of SAMMA Systems, a provider of products and systems for automated migration of videotapes into the digital server environment.
Gray brings more than 35 years of experience managing public and private companies in video software and hardware manufacturing, including Ampex, Chyron, Harris, Kasenna, Pinnacle Systems, Pluto Technologies, Sony and Tektronix.
Gray will help lead the company as it looks to expand its presence among customers wanting to implement cost-effective, media migration systems that provide high-quality results at 10 times the speed and half the cost of manual migration.
The company's flagship product, System for the Automated Migration of Media Assets (SAMMA) includes robotic tape handling, multiple simultaneous migration streams with closed loop process control to allow tapes to be migrated in a totally unattended fashion. SAMMA Systems also manufactures specialty components such as computer controlled tape cleaners and computer controlled TBC/frame synchronizers and a Motion JPEG 2000 lossless compression encoder.
For more information, visit www.sammasystems.com.