World Poker Tour®
Asset Management

World Poker Tour® Asset Management

January 26, 2017

Originally appeared in KitPlus -The TV-Magazine, Issue 121: January 2017, The Future of Post Production: Ground Breaking Post Pioneers, page 16

The World Poker Tour (WPT) will continue to be use Wazee Digital’s asset management and distribution service to deliver its shows to domestic and international broadcasters after renewing its agreement with the Colorado- based company. The WPT uses Wazee Digital Core to store, view, and manage assets from current and past seasons of both the WPT Main Tour and WPT Alpha8, which air in the United States on Fox Sports Regional Networks. Core also handles digital ingest and metadata workflows, as well as third-party transcoding and closed-captioning services from Visual Data Media Services. Wazee Digital facilitates delivery of current WPT episodes to Fox Sports Regional Networks, while Core is used in-house to distribute episodes to international broadcasters. WPT has used Wazee technology since 2014. At the same time Wazee has launched the Wazee Digital Media Hub, a central, web- based system that allows host broadcasters to capture live moments and make them immediately available for global highlights, publishing, and syndication.

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