Al Rayyan TV starts using Dalet Galaxy five

The Dalet Galaxy five media platform has been chosen by Al Rayyan TV Channel for the control of its media operations. The Doha-based Al Rayyan TV, a subsidiary of the Al Rayyan Media and Marketing Company, is known for its Qatary culture programming and offers several in-house and locally produced entertainment, magazines and news-oriented shows.

Galaxy five will allow the broadcaster to seamlessly connect each stage of their workflow. According to Dalet, the tool permits “managing content from the moment it arrives at the facility onto the production of programs to distribution over satellite, digital and social media channels from one platform”. It features a centralized content catalogue (MAM); search and media management; collaboration between all users, including editors on Adobe Premiere Pro CC via Dalet Xtend; centralized ingest management through Dalet Brio video server and scalable transcoding thanks to Dalet AmberFin. Dalet also provided assistance to All Rayyan Team through the implementation of Galaxy five.

Mohamad Naim Al Said, Engineering Department Director at Al Rayyan, explains the decision to adopt Dalet Galaxy five: “The business goal driving this upgrade is to meet the needs and expectations of the Qatari viewers and expatriates for a more robust program offering. Since we are a tapeless environment and to allow our teams to produce and share content internally much more efficiently, accelerating our production schedules while dedicating more time to crafting high-quality packages, we decided to go with Dalet Galaxy 5 as a collaborative software that centralizes our valuable assets under one single system. The underlying media asset management and workflow orchestration functionality allows us to exchange content seamlessly from one department to another, setting the stage for expanding our program production and delivery options. Two main sections of Al Rayyan Engineering Department such as MCR, Ingest, and Broadcast IT Teams which are being headed by Ghandi Elghotmi and Riyaz Mirza respectively, planned, initiated and completed the work tirelessly with SMC and Dalet during the launching of Dalet MAM System on the migration project.”

“Dalet Galaxy five gives Al Rayyan a full-fledged content production, management and distribution platform that eliminates the legacy siloed organisation. It is a new agile, foundation backed by a team of experts that can help them make the leap forward. They can now leverage emerging technologies such as AI, adapt faster and create new efficiencies that will allow them to expand their programming beyond the expectations of their audience” adds Johann Zemmour, general manager of Dalet EMEA and APAC.