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root6 to Open Glasgow Office

root6 is to open an office in Glasgow. The new venture will be run by industry professionals Alex Keane and Gerry McGachy, both of whom most recently worked at Picture Exchange. “We have been thinking about how best to address regional business for some time,” said root6 MD Marcus Hume-Humphreys. “The opportunity to work with [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:55+00:00 October 24th, 2014|Categories: News, Press Release, root6|Tags: , , |0 Comments

root6 now Adobe Anywhere System Integrator

We're proud to announce that root6 is now an Adobe Anywhere System Integrator, one of the first appointed in the UK and testament to our expertise in this field. Adobe® Anywhere for video is a modern, collaborative workflow platform that empowers users of Adobe professional video solutions to work together, using centralized media, across virtually any network.  As [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:57:56+00:00 October 7th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , |0 Comments

root6 Summer BBQ

2:45 for 3pm, Thursday 27th June, Linden House The perfect opportunity to see file based workflows extended into "The Cloud" in a presentation condensing the best seminars from our recent Platform1 event. We'll be demonstrating what technologies are available, considering not only the engineering aspects but also reviewing the potential ROI. You'll then have the [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:22+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

root6 roadshow Podcasts

If you weren’t able to make our roadshow events you can still catch up with our recording of the Pinewood event, below. John “Chopper” Harris and David Skeggs show file-based workflow in action, from the point of ingest to broadcast delivery – and everything in between. Online, nearline and archive storage are presented and the [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:29+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: Events, Podcasts|Tags: , |0 Comments

root6 Roadshow

From BVE North through to BVE in London, next February, root6 will be taking the very best in file-based workflows on the road. The one-day events in regional locations will present real-world, practical demonstrations, highlighting the efficiencies that can now be achieved through streamlined, automated file-based operation. […]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:31+00:00 November 13th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |1 Comment

Zodiak Media transitions to file-based workflow

Zodiak Media, formerly RDF, is currently completing its transition to file-based working. The company, now majority owned by the De Agostini Group, produced more than 5000 hours of content for 250 broadcasters in 2010. Mark Glennon, Head of Post Production at Zodiak Rights, the content aggregation and distribution arm of Zodiak Media, describes the challenges [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:31+00:00 October 12th, 2012|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2011 – An Overview of root6's activities last year

“The overriding trend in 2011 for both broadcast, post and production companies was the increasing adoption of file-based workflow,” asserts root6’s John Harris. “We’ve seen it in facilities of all sizes. It’s not a panacea and, while it offers a number of obvious advantages, dealing efficiently with the amounts of data involved and allocating storage [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:50+00:00 January 5th, 2012|Categories: News, root6|Tags: |0 Comments

NAB Roundup 2011

The NAB show is always a daunting and slightly bewildering experience. There is always an overwhelming amount on display, and one always has the sneaking feeling of potentially missing the next big thing tucked away in some some little stand somewhere. I wouldn’t say that the last point was unlikely this year, but NAB 2011 [...]

Win a root6 BVE bag!

Yes, one of these lovely, limited edition root6/BVE bags could be yours!  Packed with pockets and big enough to carry a 17" laptop, yet light-weight enough to folded and stowed away. All you need to do to get get your hands on one is to comment on this post, letting us know what you saw [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:56:01+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |13 Comments

BVE 2011 – an overview

The show seemed very well attended and equally well organised and, from a root6 POV, always good to meet new customers alongside the opportunity to meet old friends. The Technical Seminars were well attended too, lots of note-taking! Couldn’t help but notice the vast number of students on day three. Keen enough, but goodness knows [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:56:01+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

BVE Afterparty (Non-technical, contains spoilers)

In case you missed it. The venue sounded perfect. The (Chopper!) Harris suite at Chelsea Football Club. Quickly drafted a short speech for Chopper who was clearly in the frame for a 'Lifetime Achievement' Award or something similar. Alas. Imagining a Premier Inn on a bad day with a patch of grass outside will convey [...]

By | 2011-02-16T22:31:06+00:00 February 16th, 2011|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments