Tecnoconsult International selects KIT digital as Technology Partner for World-Class Next Generation Video Production Complex in Rome, Italy
ROME, Italy and PRAGUE, Czech Republic – KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMs) for multi-screen IP-based delivery and broadcast systems integration services, has been selected as the primary technology and development partner by Tecnoconsult International for its new Audiovisual Telematics Park, a 47,000 square meter world-class integrated video production complex under development in Rome, Italy.
Tecnoconsult, a Rome-based construction design and development company, plans to open the park in the fourth quarter of 2012 with the participation of a number of industry-leading partners in audio visual production, education and technology.
The expansive facility is expected to become Europe’s premier, one-stop destination for innovative and “New TV” video productions. It will provide a complete range of state-of-the-art technical and telematic services at a single location, designed to support audiovisual, interactive, immersive and cross-media productions for emerging, multi-platform digital channels.
Rufo Guerreschi, CEO of Tecnoconsult International, commented, “We are excited to have KIT digital join as a technology partner in the development of this uniquely integrated model of onsite and IP-centered video services, enabling innovative, next generation video-centered media producers to more easily produce, promote and monetize content across nations and platforms.”
KIT digital and Tecnoconsult International will provide the new media and ICT technical infrastructure of the Park, as well as jointly expand KIT digital’s broadcast integration services and VX-one software platform offerings across Italy. “VX-one” is KIT digital’s family of end-to-end IP video platform software solutions that enable enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets across the three screens of today’s world: the personal computer, mobile device, and IPTV-enabled television set.
“Our selection for this exciting project demonstrates KIT digital’s ability to provide large scale, end-to-end, studio grade solutions in a manner unmatched by our competitors,” said Tomas Petru, head of broadcast integration services at KIT digital. “KIT digital brings more than 20 years of broadcast systems integration expertise to the project, with a proven track record of bridging the gap between traditional broadcast and software-based new media systems.”
KIT digital’s director of business development in Italy, Luca Corvo, added: “Our partnership with Tecnoconsult aligns us with a company that has over 10 years of success in developing highly innovative technology complexes. This relationship allows KIT digital to showcase our superior products and services for projects being launched elsewhere in the world, and expands our presence in Southern Europe.”
The Audiovisual Telematics Park will also feature top technological and artistic expertise onsite; full English language support; full production tutoring services; indoor and open-air screening facilities; Europe’s largest digital video library; major research and education centers for business models and technology development for Internet-based video distribution; as well as a complete hosting package, including short-stay apartments, car rentals, top-class wellness center, restaurants and shops.
For more information on Audiovisual Telematics Park, visit www.openmediapark.com.
About Tecnoconsult International
Tecnoconsult International Srl is a privately-held real estate development and ICT company that has developed and equipped more than 60,000 sq. meters of office and laboratory spaces in technology parks and multi-use complexes in Italy over the last two decades. The company has diversified its activities over the last 10 years, with fully owned new media research and development subsidiaries based in India (Pune and Bangalore), and significant sales across three continents.
About KIT digital, Inc.
KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD) is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMs) for multi-screen IP-based delivery and broadcast systems integration services. KIT VX-one, the company’s family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets across the three screens of today’s world: the personal computer, mobile device, and IPTV-enabled television set. The application of VX ranges from commercial video distribution to internal corporate deployments, including corporate communications, human resources, training, security and surveillance. KIT digital’s client base includes more than 1,000 customers across 30+ countries, including The Associated Press, Best Buy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Disney-ABC, FedEx, General Motors, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, IMG Worldwide, Intel, News Corp, Telefonica, the U.S. Department of Defense, Verizon and Vodafone. KIT digital is headquartered in Prague, and maintains principal offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Chennai, Cologne, Delhi, Dubai, Kolkata, London, Melbourne (Australia), Mumbai, New York, Singapore, Stockholm and Toronto. For additional information, visit the company’s website or follow the company on Twitter.
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