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NEW TRAILS IN RETAIL MARKETING

KOLLINS COMMUNICATIONS

“Reducing the time to move 4K video clips from an hour to 10 minutes is the order of magnitude in speed improvement we needed to meet an incredibly tight deadline. Without DDN, we couldn’t have pulled off this project.”

– Richard Martin, President

Kollins communications produces sophisticated retail TV videos for consumer electronics leaders such as Samsung Electronics USA that demonstrate the latest features of their televisions and other products sold at Sears, Best Buy, Fry’s and club stores. As time is of the essence in promoting new consumer electronics, Kollins often operates under extremely tight deadlines to produce videos in the most advanced formats, including 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) with high dynamic range (HDR).

Read their success story to learn how Kollins Communications leverages DDN MEDIAScaler® to meet the turnaround requirements of its customers and deliver digital media content featuring the most advanced capabilities and cutting-edge technology solutions.

CHALLENGE

A solution that would enable simultaneous video display and reduce file transfer times, while allowing simplified 4K video production under extreme deadlines.

  • A faster way to access, distribute and share large digital data files
  • Reduce time required to transfer files between editing stations
  • Demand to stream three uncompressed 4K video files simultaneously for video display

SOLUTION

A single, powerful storage infrastructure enabled with DDN MEDIAScaler for end-to-end media workflows, scaling seamlessly in capacity and performance to meet the most stringent video production demand.


BENEFITS

  • Ability to reduce video file movement between editing stations from one hour to 10 minutes
  • Industry leadership reinforced by ability to expedite end-to-end media content workflows
  • Scalable, high-performance storage supports desire to push the envelope in UHD, 4K and HDR video production capabilities
  • Ability to scale non-disruptively to 100 GB/s of bandwidth performance and PBs of capacity

Richard Martin - Kollins - NAB 2017

In this video from NAB 2017, Richard Martin, president of Kollins Communications, discusses how DDN helped them meet their requirements to produce 4K video clips under incredibly tight deadlines.

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