The world’s greatest newspaper experiences media asset management with elvis
Daily Express goes live with new Media Asset Management platform elvis from dutchsoftware.com
Krommenie, February 11th, 2008 – Today dutchsoftware.com announces, thatUK flagship newspaper Daily Express have successfully gone live with elvis astheir multimedia repository. UK based system integrator Media Systems Ltd hassecured a successful implementation of elvis (www.elvisready.com) at thecustomer site.
As one of the leading newspapers groups in the UK, Daily Express needed a solution to store alltheir digital media assets and to automatically archive their produced pages, related xml storiesand images in a single repository. elvis proved to be the perfect match for both needs and thesystem’s architecture allows Daily Express to meet future demands in multimedia diversity andvolume of assets.
UK dutchsoftware.com partner, Media Systems Ltd (www.mediasystems.co.uk/), managed theimplementation of elvis for the various usergroups at Daily Express. Paul Driscoll, TechnicalDirector at Media Systems says: “One of the good things about elvis is that it’s really easy toimplement, maintain and support. We’ve also had a good response from the varioususergroups, saying they like the intuitive AIR interface”.
Bastiaan Born, commercial director atdutchsoftware.com, is quoted saying: ”It is a great startfor our new platform. For us it proves that our cutting edge technology is enthusiasticallyembraced in an enterprise newspaper environment, and lives up to the expectations of a majorpublisher in the market.”
Key elvis features:
-Centralize millions of assets
-Videos, images, xml stories, office docs and more
-Intuitive Flex / AIR client
-Full Adobe CS4 panel integration
-Enterprise Grade scalable server architecture
-High performance search engine technology
elvis is developed by users for users – it offers an intuitive interface so the application does not require intense training. The elvis server delivers inventive search engine technology for highperformance and elaborate search features, making elvis go beyond the performance andsearching limitations of traditional systems. Multiple powerful media processing nodes can beadded for maximum performance.
Media content can enter elvis through any feed. A hotfolder for wire feeds, automatic archivingof print production content and batch import of for instance image and video archives are corefeatures of the solution.elvis is based on Java server technology and an Adobe Flex/AIR client. The system has all theadvantages of web technology combined with a feature rich desktop application.