Cubix chosen by Kodak to Power Film Renaissance

<p> <strong style="font-size:20px">Ortana Media Group Press Release</strong> <br> For immediate issue <br> <br> See Ortana Media Group and Kodak on stand 8.B38 at IBC2016<br> <br> <strong>Ortana&#39;s Cubix chosen by Kodak to Power Film Renaissance</strong> <br> <br> London, UK, August 31, 2016 – Kodak, one of the longest established brands in the imaging industry, has chosen Ortana's Cubix asset management and orchestration platform as the basis of a new service, Kodak Media Asset Management Solutions, to be promoted at IBC2016. <br> <br> Co-exhibiting with Ortana on stand 8.B38c, Kodak will demonstrate its services around film handling, processing and digitisation - as part of its new media ecosystem. Kodak Media Asset Management Solutions offers a package of service solutions, with end to end tailoring including scanning, distribution and long term digital archiving. The new solution allows content owners to get the best of both worlds of Kodak film, a trusted, dependable format now combined with the agility and flexibility of truly orchestrated workflows for management, augmentation, distribution and archive. <br> <br> Capable of handling all workflows from inception right through to billing, the Ortana Cubix platform encompasses all the required workflows for media management, processing and delivery. It offers a unified configurable platform for easy deployment on site, in the cloud or both. Every element is designed to be secure, multi-tenanted and file and format agnostic. <br> <br> Integral to Cubix is an asset management layer supporting a wide range of needs. These include the ability to configure content hierarchies and editorial schemas. Cubix also provides full support for workflows based on discrete media such as tape and film. Incorporating selected market-leading third-party software, it can seamlessly drive devices for applications ranging from bulk ingest and transcoding to OTT fulfilment and playout. <br> <br> The highly configurable orchestration layer within Cubix works both with the asset management and automation layers, allowing many different workflows to be quickly configured and re-configured as required. It provides support for fully automated operation as well as more complex creative ones. Cubix is designed to operate It is securely accessed via multiple web portals for many different use cases, all providing the highest levels of transparency and efficiency. <br> <br> <br> <strong style="font-size:20px">About Ortana Media Group</strong><br><br> Ortana Media Group is based in North Acton, West London. Developing a number of flagship products, including our MAM and orchestration solution - Cubix, we also specialise in providing ITIL based enterprise level support structures and professional services within the media and broadcast sectors. These proven structures are designed to solve the headache of support and installation / integration services for vendors and providers, allowing them to focus on product development, service and profitability.<br><br> Unlike others, our approach is a lot more than the standard 'box seller' or 'SI', thanks to us providing full software integration services and support. By development SOA based integration around best of breed products we are able to produce solutions that clients are able to buy either off the shelf or on a turn-key basis. This not only drives a process of continuous improvement internally and with our vendors, but also drives a sales pipeline back with those products we work with.<br><br> James Gibson, founder and CEO of Ortana, has over 15 years of experience working within the broadcast and media sector – which includes working within a leading broadcast software vendor (OmniBus), a Tier 1 broadcast provider (Red Bee Media) and facility houses (re:fine and Loft London). This experience of working across the different sectors has provided a clarity regarding what support and service structures work and don’t work within the 'four 9s' SLA environment. For additional information on Ortana, visit us at <a href="http://www.ortana.tv">www.ortana.tv</a> or follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/ortanamg">@ortanamg</a> or like us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ortanamg">www.facebook.com/ortanamg</a><br><br><br> <strong style="font-size:20px">About Kodak</strong><br><br> Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. We provide – directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies – hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With our world-class R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to# sustainably grow their own businesses and enjoy their lives. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at <a href="http://www.kodak.com">www.kodak.com</a>, follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/kodak">twitter.com/kodak</a> or like us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kodak/">www.facebook.com/kodak/</a><br><br> Contacts for further information: <br><br> David Kirk, Stylus Media Consultants<br> +44 (0)1342 311 983 | stylusmedia@gmail.com<br><br> Gill Beard, Kodak +44 (0)1923 652 727 | gillian.beard@kodak.com <br><br> Ortana Media Group: James Gibson <br> +44 (0) 203 606 0132 | james.gibson@ortana.tv <br><br> Ortana Media Group, The Old Torpedo Factory, St Leonards Way, London NW10 6ST, UK </p>