Masstech and Volicon Announce Distribution Partnership

Masstech to Offer Volicon Observer Broadcast Compliance Logging Products in Conjunction with Media Management Solutions

TORONTO, Canada—April 3, 2014—Masstech Group, whose solutions enable media companies to save, share and transform content, today announced a partnership agreement with Volicon, the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. Masstech and Volicon will begin jointly selling the Volicon Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ in conjunction with comprehensive Masstech media management solutions.

Masstech solutions using the Volicon Observer Media Intelligence Platform will be on display at the National Association of Broadcasters convention at the Las Vegas convention center, April 7-10, Booth #N5506.

“The addition of Volicon’s best of breed compliance logging systems to Masstech’s product portfolio enables us to provide our customers with a tightly integrated, end-to-end compliance workflow that is unmatched in the industry,” said Masstech CEO Joe French. “This partnership enables us to integrate compliance logging and monitoring with the overall management of assets and archiving solution for which Masstech is known. In conjunction with the addition of Playbox channel-in-a-box systems to our solutions, we can offer the industry’s only single source solution for integrated playout with compliance logging and archiving.”

“Masstech enables us to present Volicon’s Observer Media Intelligence Platform to a wider audience and create new opportunities for our installed base,” said Volicon CEO Eli Warsawski. “It enables our two companies to work closely together to tightly integrate our solutions within the broader media management operations of a facility.”

Effective immediately, Masstech will resell Volicon Observer solutions in place of the Masstech IRIS system. At NAB, Volicon is in Booth #SU7121

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About Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer® Media Intelligence Platform provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, ad verification, competitive analysis, and quality-of-service monitoring. Volicon solutions are used by all stakeholders in the media enterprise from engineering to the executive suite. Volicon systems are deployed by more than 1,000 customers in more than 65 countries worldwide. Volicon is headquartered in Burlington, Mass. More information is available at

About Masstech Group
Masstech Group is the leading provider of powerful tools for media asset management and transcoding technology for the media and entertainment industries. From global media companies to corporate video production departments, organizations of all sizes rely on Masstech for file-based workflow solutions that have tangible impact on efficiency and productivity. Masstech serves a customer base that spans Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Australia, Europe, India and the United States. For complete information