Changing how stories are told with DiNA and Mimir

New York, Oct 19, 2020 – Press Release: At this year’s NAB Show NY event, Fonn Group is presenting award winning products from Fonn Group companies Mjoll and 7Mountains.

Fonn Group launched their US operation in February 2020 and with this the launch of products Mimir and DiNA in the US market. Both products are awarded Product of the Year 2020 by NAB Show (see Oct 9, 2020 press release here).

With our US and Americas launch of Mimir and 7Mountains, as well as the opening of Fonn Group Americas earlier this year, we have entered the US market with products that meet today’s requirements for working from anywhere, for moving newsrooms to the cloud, and for managing media with smarter tools. The acknowledgement from NAB Show is extremely important for us. We look forward to showing our great products during the upcoming NAB Show New York event”, says Isaac Hersly, CEO of Fonn Group Americas.

A new breed of workflow tools

Since the US and worldwide launch, Fonn Group companies Mjoll and 7mountains have gained attention in the broadcast and media industry, as well as for corporate video users, for their groundbreaking products for journalists, producers, researchers and editors. 

DiNA is taking over newsrooms worldwide, as a tool for journalists to plan, create and publish their stories to linear TV, social media, CMS/online; all from within one unified tool. DiNA is challenging the traditional newsroom control room solutions (NRCS) with an entirely new way of storytelling in the cloud and across news departments, with a true multi-platform approach. DiNA went live with the first customer in March 2020 with new online channel ausbiz. Danish TV 2 /Fyn have replaced their traditional on-premise newsroom solution with DiNA for their entire newsroom, amongst other cloud based tools. Learn more about DiNA by 7Mountains here

Customers worldwide are using Mimir to connect their media workflows to the cloud and for using AI technology to automatic speech-to-text transcription, subtitling, translations, object- and face detection and more. Mimir is integrated with Adobe Premiere Pro.  You can access Mimir directly from Adobe Premiere Pro, hosted within the editing application, making all the regular Mimir functionality available for the video editor inside Premiere. Customers are, amongst others, Feature Story News, Al Arabiya News Channel, Danish Radio, IMG Norway and IMG Sweden, TV 2/FYN, Screen Story, Sky News Australia, and ausbiz. Learn more about Mimir by Mjoll here

About Mjoll

Mjoll was founded in early 2019 and is part of Fonn Group. Their flagship product, Mimir, represents a new breed of professional broadcast solutions that harnesses the power of the cloud and AI. 

Storytellers today require modern user interfaces with a high focus on usability and workflow. Finding relevant content from a media archive is key when it comes to creating stories and the workflow should be fast and reliable. Learn more about Mimir here

Read about the recent Product of the Year 2020 award for Mimir here. (Oct 9, 2020 press release).

About 7Mountains

7Mountains was founded in 2018 by a team of broadcast engineers and software developers in Norway. 7Mountains is part of Fonn Group (see About) and the inventors of DiNA, a cloud news and storytelling tool for content creators. DiNA is built with modern, web-based technology and with the end-user in mind, bridging the gap between news production for TV, social media and online. Learn more about DiNA here

Read about the recent Product of the Year 2020 award for DiNA here. (Oct 9, 2020 press release)

About Fonn Group

Fonn Group is a technology group headquartered in Media City Bergen, Norway, and with an office in New York City. The group invests in companies delivering production and journalistic tools for the media and entertainment industry. In the Fonn Group portfolio you find software companies Mjoll,  7Mountains and Mediability. Fonn Group Americas launched February 2020 and is led by broadcast industry profile, Isaac Hersly. 

See Fonn Group at NAB Show New York

Meet the team in the Live Chat Tue-Fri

The NAB Show has done a great job offering a digital experience and you can “meet” the Fonn Group event staff Oct 20th-23rd in the event Live Chat room. Meet the CTO and EVP of Product and Sales from Mjoll, the CEO and VP of sales in 7Mountains, and the CEO of Fonn Group Americas.

The live chat hours are from 10am –12pm EST Tuesday October 20 – Friday October 23.

See a Live demonstration of Mimir by Mjoll

As part of the event program Fonn Group are scheduled for a live demonstration of Mimir by Mjoll on October 21st, 1:30 PM ET. See the Live Demonstrations program here.

See Fonn Group in the Marketplace Tours

Also, as part of the event program you can meet representatives from Fonn Group and Mjoll at the Marketplace Tours on Friday Oct 23rd at 3:15 PM ET in the Broadcast tour.

Fonn Group and Mjoll will give a brief introduction of how to work smarter with your media management and how to bring AI in the hands of journalists and editors. See the Marketplace Tours program here

Get a free pass to NAB Show NY

Register for a  free NAB Show pass here using Fonn Group promo code NY0710.

Introduction to Mimir by Mjoll

Mimir, by Fonn Group company Mjoll, represents a new breed of professional broadcast solutions that harnesses the power of the cloud and AI.

Storytellers today require modern user interfaces with a high focus on usability and workflow. Finding relevant content from a media archive is key when it comes to creating stories and the workflow should be fast and reliable. Learn more about Mimir here

Read about the recent Product of the Year 2020 award for Mimir here. (Oct 9, 2020 press release).

Learn more about Mimir during the NAB Show NY event

Fonn Group is a sponsor of this year’s NAB Show New York and will feature Fonn Group company Mjoll and the award winning product Mimir. Use promo code NY0710 to sign up for a free event ticket here.

Introduction to DiNA by 7Mountains

DiNA, by Fonn Group company 7Mountains, is a cloud newsroom control room system and storytelling tool for journalists that is built with modern, web-based technology and with the end-user in mind. Learn more about DiNA here

Read about the recent Product of the Year 2020 award for DiNA here. (Oct 9, 2020 press release)

Learn more about DiNA during the NAB Show NY event

Fonn Group is a sponsor of this year’s NAB Show New York and will feature Fonn Group company 7Mountains and the award winning product DiNA during the event. Use promo code NY0710 to sign up for a free event ticket here.

Products and Sales contacts for the NAB Show NY event

Isaac Hersly, CEO, Fonn Group Americas
Kristian Kim Eikeland, EVP of Products and Sales, Mjoll
Robert Strand, VP of Sales, 7Mountains

See our NAB Show NY team, product videos and other collateral in our Marketplace profile for the event here.

Press contacts Fonn Group 

Isaac Hersly, CEO Fonn Group Americas
isaac.hersly@fonngroup.com 

Håvard Saunes Myklebust, CEO, Fonn Group
haavard@fonngroup.com  

Ingrid Agasøster, COO, Fonn Group
ingrid@fonngroup.com   

Press images

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