WLTX Goes Live with Precis™ 4.06

May 14 2012

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – May 14, 2012 – Bitcentral, dedicated to open news delivery and the success of its partners, announced today that Columbia, SC station WLTX, has upgraded to Bitcentral’s Precis™ news production and playout solution.

Bitcentral’s Precis is the most efficient, production system available to news professionals today. Precis brings four channels of playout and unprecedented MOS workflow integration and efficiency to newsrooms. Precis integrates with best-of-breed solutions to meet simultaneous production needs for broadcast, online and mobile with the scalability to meet the ever-growing number of delivery platforms.

Precis customers have the flexibility to choose from world class technology brands, such as Adobe’s Premiere® Pro for full craft editing or Bitcentral’s browser editor Create, which allows newsrooms to achieve more with the resources they currently have. AP’s ENPS and Avid’s iNews are tightly integrated allowing for choice among the most popular newsroom computer systems.

The workflow goes beyond the newsroom and extends content creation out into the field. Raycom journalists can see and use all of the station’s content from wherever they are and remotely contribute their packages back to the station.

The Precis Value

• A complete, end-to-end, solution
• Open architecture without roadblocks
• Expedite field production through to playout
• Produce for ALL platforms
• MOS support
• Simplify story management through tight integrations

The Details
• New Precis Playout Engine update
 – Improved 64-bit OS support
 – Better control room button box usability
 – Control Room workflow enhancements.