NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SintecMedia, the leader in television and media business solutions, is pleased to announce that 2012 was a banner year for the SIMS product, with the addition of 64 new channels including new installations at the Tennis Channel, The Weather Channel, The Africa Channel, Black Entertainment Television (BET), the TWC Regional Sports Networks based in Los Angeles, new Raycom Media Stations, the Hearst-Argyle Station group, Capital Broadcasting and additional channels for Ocean Olympusat.
SIMS is a program and rights management system that seamlessly integrates with any traffic system, improving how clients enter and manage contracts and handle global scheduling as well as enhancing financial and legal capabilities across multiple departments. Acquired by SintecMedia in 2013, SIMS has been the industry's premier programming software solution for 25 years.
"Under the SintecMedia umbrella, we will be able to increase our development and support of the SIMS product," Jay Batista, Executive Vice President Software Solutions Sales. "This is an exciting opportunity to grow with the leader in broadcast management software."
SIMS 5.0 will be introduced at the 2013 NAB show as part of the SintecMedia family. SIMS continues to lead the category with product innovations including the all new Content Planner Module for annual and multi-year plan development, Multiple Media Libraries with user assignable workflows and expanded non-linear support. In addition to product enhancements, SIMS has increased the number of interfaces and connectivity to leading broadcast traffic systems.
For over 25 years, SIMS has been the leading program management software solution for the television broadcast and cable network industry. Developed by StorerTV and acquired by SintecMedia in 2013, the SIMS product continues to contribute new technologies that allow media companies to have complete control over their business: from connecting metadata with contract rights and media assets, to creating cost-effective automated workflows that seamlessly connect the organization.
SintecMedia is a leading global provider of management solutions designed to meet the dynamic needs of broadcasters, media companies, MSOs and station groups. Our comprehensive product offering represents the best of breed solutions for managing revenue and content in the media business. Among SintecMedia's more than 300 clients worldwide are: NBCUniversal/Comcast, CBC Canada, Fox, Scripps, BBC, Televisa Mexico, TV Globo Brazil, STAR Asia and ABC Australia. SintecMedia has offices in New York, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Denver, and Jerusalem and is backed by the private equity firm Riverwood Capital (www.riverwoodcapital.com). See SintecMedia at NAB 2013 - booth #N6111 - to learn more or visit www.sintecmedia.com.