Telemadrid installs Quantel server technology

Telemadrid, the Spanish capital’s largest broadcaster, installed a Quantel Enterprise sQ server-based system for the post production of its programming and promotional material.

Broadcasting more than eight hours of news, sports, current affairs and informational programming a day, Telemadrid required that a new post system integrate with its existing Sony Newsbase system and its Harris Invenio media asset management application. It also had to be fully upgradeable to HD.

Telemadrid chose Quantel’s Enterprise sQ server technology with 330 hours of 50Mb/s storage. The system supports several sQ Cut desktop editing packages as well as server playout and record applications.

In addition, the system integrates with four Quantel eQ editing/effects/color correction/deliverables systems — one of them already HD. Each system can share material and projects via the server.

Promovisa, based in Spain, provided system integration.

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