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Scottish Natural Heritage Adapts to Digital Landscape Transformation

Date: October 21, 2018

Imagen wins tender to provide centralised media platform connecting people and nature in Scotland

London, UK - 23 October, 2018 - Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) have announced that Imagen have been successful in their bid to deliver a platform to provide centralised access to its large collection of rich media assets.

SNH generate large volumes of media content as part of their work to secure the conservation and enhancement of Scotland's natural heritage – its wildlife, habitats and landscapes.

With so much data, SNH wanted more elegant and intuitive ways to find, manage and share it.  Having chosen Imagen’s Digital Asset Management tool, they will now be able to easily manage their content throughout its lifecycle.

Imagen will help SNH move towards a more mobile and flexible way of working; geared towards internal and external collaboration; and contribute to their commitment to make their content more open and accessible. SNH propose to move their large collection of video, images and pdfs from their current network storage to Imagen’s cloud platform. Once onboard and fully catalogued, they will be able to share internally and externally in a more secure and controlled manner.

Charlie Horrell, CEO Imagen adds

Scottish Natural Heritage are committed to delivering a service that meets 21st-century expectations and needs. We’re delighted that we can be part of that vision and their digital media strategy – making sure that valuable content is preserved for the future alongside Scotland’s natural capital.”

Stephen Gerrard, Information Management Programme Manager, at SNH said

We chose Imagen not only because it delivers best practice digital asset management, but more importantly our 700 members of staff based across 40 locations will all be able to quickly find the assets they need to inspire, enthuse and influence others to manage our natural resources sustainably.”


About Imagen

Imagen helps sports organisations and media companies to manage and distribute their ever growing media libraries – enabling fast, easy, secure and controlled access to content through a highly customisable content portal.

Speed to market, greater choice and ease of access are critical to maximising the value of sports content. Imagen allows rights holders to monetise near-live video assets more effectively via a premium content distribution portal. Offering pin-point time-based video searching, instant playback, online editing and high-speed file transfers Imagen also unlocks the full commercial potential in your archive.

With customers including the Premier League, IMG, ATP Media, WTA and many more, Imagen implements a unique set of processes and technical expertise to ensure that video is managed in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible. As the sheer amount of video data grows throughout the world, Imagen strives to create a platform that can generate more revenue from legacy and near-live video – as well as preserving priceless sporting archives for the next generation of fans.

About Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Natural Heritage is the government's adviser on all aspects of nature and landscape across Scotland. Our role is to help people understand, value and enjoy Scotland's nature now and in the future. For more information, visit or

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