NEWPORT BEACH, CA – April 1, 2014 – Bitcentral, dedicated to open news production, management and publishing solutions, announced today that Hearst Television’s WLWT, went live on Bitcentral’s Precis, Oasis and Wellspring products.
Precis is the most efficient production system available to news professionals today. Precis powers an end-to-end playout workflow from ingest through unprecedented MOS integration with popular newsroom computer systems and craft editors. Precis provides options by integrating with best-of-breed solutions to meet the simultaneous production needs for broadcast and the ever-growing number of digital platforms.
Oasis and Wellspring provide a sophisticated asset management, archive and disaster recovery platform that will enable WLWT to automatically archive stories, other media and metadata with built in sharing and collaboration tools for seamless access by other Hearst Television facilities.
Hearst Television has taken the industry-leading step of leveraging a unique private and public cloud model to safeguard their valuable news product. While maintaining absolute disaster recovery security, journalists working from any location have immediate access to all current and archived stories.
Bitcentral is honored to be working with WLWT and would like to congratulate and thank the staff for their partnership during the implementation project.