KNME-TV selects SGL for Digital Conversion Project

Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a provider of content archive and storage
management software for media and entertainment, has been selected by PBS
station, KNME-TV as a major part of the network’s New Mexico Public Television
Digital Conversion Project. The SGL FlashNet installation was carried out by
SGL’s
US
partner, CUC Systems.

KNME-TV, based at the
University
of
New Mexico
in
Albuquerque,
is the oldest of a trio of PBS stations in the region using SGL FlashNet for
its digital archive. The other stations are KENW (
Eastern
New Mexico
University)
in Portales, and KRWG (
New
Mexico
State
University)
in
Las
Cruces.

The KNME-TV project sees FlashNet, SGL’s flagship content storage and archive
management software, integrated with Sundance Digital’s automation system. Jim
Gale, Director of Engineering, KNME-TV commented, “SGL FlashNet works
flawlessly and is a very fine piece of software. It allows seamless integration
to the Sundance Digital automation system providing KNME-TV with a fully
scalable digital archive with high levels of redundancy.”

Mickey Charles, SGL’s VP Americas added, “We are delighted to announce
this sale to KNME-TV. This installation further highlights SGL’s commitment to
the PBS market. Integration, strong business benefits, system expansion and low
cost of ownership are the focal issues for broadcasters and these points are
integral to this installation.”