Avid Technology, Inc.
Apr 7, 2018

Avid Unveils Additional Cloud-based Apps, Services and Solutions to Accelerate News Production and Delivery

Avid empowers news organizations to tap into the cloud and artificial intelligence to quickly and efficiently deliver high-quality, engaging stories across TV and social media

LAS VEGAS, April 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVID CONNECT - Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), the platform that powers media and entertainment, today announced apps, services and solutions to accelerate news workflows with the cloud. These innovations optimize collaboration, accessibility and distribution required to capture the significant opportunity of engaging news viewers on any device. Avid is empowering news organizations to create, manage and deliver breaking news to television, social media and other outlets faster than ever before. Unveiled today at the fifth annual Avid Connect, these news workflow advancements will be demonstrated during the NAB Show at Avid's booth #SU801, April 9-12.

"Our largest ever unveiling of apps, services and solutions will help the news community tap into the power of the cloud and all of its potential to be first to get their stories in front of audiences everywhere," said Alan Hoff, Vice President, Market Solutions at Avid. "We're extremely excited to see how far our customers can go with the power, scalability, and elasticity of the cloud, and the growing development ecosystem that's expanding MediaCentral® capabilities."

Enabling news organizations to meet consumer demand for news content delivered to any device, while optimizing collaboration and access to content, Avid's news workflow innovations integrate Avid's industry-leading products including:

To learn more about news workflow innovations powered by MediaCentral, please visit http://www.avid.com/solutions/news-production.

About Avid
Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid's preeminent customer community uses Avid's comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid's industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, Avid FastServe™, Maestro™, and PlayMaker™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on FacebookInstagram, TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

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