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Join 3-days virtual conference for media-IT professionals

We, x-dream-group, are excited to announce that we will host our first virtual conference for media-IT professionals with our trusted vendor partners from 26-28 January 2021. For three days we will stream for you from our Munich studio as well as from the (home) offices of our partners on a specially designed website - https://x-dream.events.

x-dream-group - 2020 Year Results

2020 is coming to an end. It was an unusual year for all of us. Almost all the time we spent in Munich either working from homes or from a new office. Yes, we moved, as our team continues to grow. And as we are not allowed to travel around the world we launched our own x-dream.TV channel on YouTube, to show you our software products also online. To make it looks interesting and professional we even built our own TV studio and control room – all based on software from our portfolio. We have already hosted some local roadshows on a new event platform (x-dream.events) that we set up to replace our offline events. We made this effort to be closer to you, to talk to you and meet you personally but online. 

Plus, we partnered with some new brands and won a few new projects in Europe. For that, we would like to thank you – our trusted partners and customers – you who made this all happen!

Now let us share with you what we achieved in 2020.

Indian Promo Week // December 2020

We cordially invite you to join our virtual Indian Promo Week specially organized for our Indian customers organized by x-dream-distribution GmbH (Germany) and Rahul Commerce (India), from 14-18 December 2020.

Taking into account your tight schedule before the New Year, we decided to run the whole new webinar experience for you: only 30 min per day 5 days in a row our vendor partners from all over the world will present their software solutions for ingest, transcoding and playout, archiving and video processing workflows and answer all your questions during a live Q&A session. You can always arrange a personal demo with us afterward.

We're hiring! Content Creation, Production, Post-Production // All around virtual events

Working Student or Intern (m/f/d)

Like many other companies, we are currently facing the challenge of redefining our sales strategy and breaking new grounds. We have already taken several steps in the past few weeks and are planning further initiatives in the upcoming months. Very important to us are offline events (tradeshows, seminars, etc.) where we usually meet our existing customers and new prospects. As these events do not take place at the moment, they must be replaced by virtual ones.

This is exactly where we are looking for your support: in preparation (planning, organization, coordination), in implementation, during the virtual events and in the post-event follow-up.

Woody enable remote ingest workflows

Over the last months, the need for a reliable, flexible, and powerful solution for remote ingest has been constantly growing. The COVID-19 crisis emphasized this need, but it started earlier with the move of some major broadcasters migrating their production and post-production infrastructure to the cloud.

In 2020, Woody Technologies released several versions of Woody in2it Go and Woody in2it server, an end-to-end solution enabling remote ingest from anywhere, on any device, to cloud-hosted and on-premises production environments.

Woody in2it Go workflow diagram
Woody in2it Go workflow diagram

Woody in2it Go is the ultimate solution for remote ingest, and can be used by anyone from anywhere and any device. This means not only technical users can handle it, but also editorial teams and field reporters, thanks to the very intuitive UI and ingest process, where users are freed from all technical constraints.

Inspired by the years of experience of Woody Technologies’ teams around file-based ingest, Woody in2it Go deployment and administration has been drastically simplified to enable a remote ingest device, smartphone or laptop, in a few minutes.

Thanks to the remote, cloud-based administration of users, devices and ingest profiles, Woody in2it Go brings more security, flexibility, and serenity to customers' workflow. It is fully integrated with various cloud authentication providers such as Azure AD, OKTA, or OneLogin to ensure powerful and secure user management.

Woody in2it Go has already been chosen by several major broadcasters in 2020 to ensure remote ingest to central production environments located on-premises or cloud-hosted.

Since August 2020, it is used by a brand new broadcaster to ingest content from the field and from its operational office in Paris, France, to a remote Avid® production system located in Barcelona, Spain. Media and metadata are transferred from France on the WAN or over the public internet using FileCatalyst® transfer acceleration protocol. In Barcelona, the content is transcoded and ingested using Woody in2it server, making it available in Avid® MediaCentral environment for all users.

Woody in2it Go is also currently being deployed by a major European broadcaster to manage file-based ingest from all its offices across Europe to a new cloud-based Production environment.

Other Woody in2it Go deployments are in progress in Australia and France for news production, including the ability to send recorded footage from reporters’ smartphones.

Woody in2it Go mobile app is available on iOS and Android devices.

Want to learn more about how we can help you enabling remote ingest? Contact our sales team and we’ll be in touch.

Virtual roadshow for Egypt -- November 24, 2020

We cordially invite you to join our virtual roadshow for Egypt on November 24, 2020 organized together with our trusted country partner Technology KAR. Together we’ve chosen the most interesting and region-specific topics and prepared a rich program for you.

Capella Systems - new release 4.5

Our transcoding partner Capella Systems (USA) recently released a new version 4.5 of their software - Cambria FTC and Cambria Live. It contains some new features and bug fixes.

Libero Systems new features / Summer 2020

Our vendor partner Libero Systems updated their products Libero Play (playout), Libero Hybrid (SDI<->IP), Libero Ingest, Libero CG (graphic generator) with some new features. More information...

Busby – New Features for Spring-Summer 2020

Our vendor partner Squared Paper presented a series of new features in their flagship product is Busby – an enterprise integration toolkit. Among those are resource scheduling and diary modules, OTT/TX chain overview user interface, multi site connections using secure zone trunking, additional connectors to third-party systems and services. More info...

x-dream-distribution partners with Venera Technologies to bring their file-based QC software to the media industry in EMEA

Munich, July 15, 2020 - x-dream-distribution GmbH, a Germany-based and internationally operating company selling software products to the broadcast industry, today announced their partnership with the American QC software vendor Venera Technologies.