SMG selected .YES! SMG is a new media group based in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. They recently selected the SI Media end-to-end .YES!. platform. SMG aspires to become a reference point for the media industry improving the creative industry in Sarawak.
The solution provided to SMG, in partnership with Ideal Systems Malaysia, includes NRCS, Studio Playout, MAM (Media Asset Management), PAM (Production Asset Management), ingest of files and live feeds, daily scheduler and MCR Playout. The solution also includes integration with the current Vizrt graphics platform for CG, Adobe Premiere editing suite and the prompting system.
The components of the end-to-end system run on SI-Media’s latest .YES! platform which is a micro service architecture. It uses docker applications running on HTML5 clients all of which can be cloud enabled. Furthermore, the deployed system is fully redundant with a dynamic high-availability configuration.
.YES!MAM, the core of the solution, is equipped with proxy, transcoders and QC engines, able to work in load-balancing, with a dynamic task assignment made by the workflow manager. SMG’s .YES!MAM asset archive holds over 20,000 files having already generated over 9000 stories.
.YES!News is a collaborative newsroom tool that is accessible from anywhere, on any device and at any time. Thanks to the full integration with the most important social platforms, our customers can create stories from Facebook and Instagram posts, YouTube videos or Tweets from Twitter, to name a few. In SMG, there are 50+ users able to connect simultaneously to .YES!, with the ability to create stories from a desktop client or even from a mobile device with .YES!Mobile. The SI Media mobile app is available for iOS or Android.