Chuck Fontana, Okta - When we talk about innovation in M&E, it’s easy to focus on advancements in filmmaking technology and the home entertainment space. The strides the indu... More
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Jeff Greenwald, HGST - All media companies, whether a post house, a game developer, an advertiser, a CDN, a movie studio or a broadcaster wrestle with data in five states: Data ... More
Here’s a run-down of best-of-April second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For the April 10 premiere of the... More
NEW YORK — “Mobility is critical” to all parts of our lives today and it’s become important to the success of companies as well, but using an effective mobile management so... More
By Darren Ehlers, Entertainment Partners - In terms of utilizing technology, production office progress has been painfully slow. Paper scripts, paper timecards, paper purchase ... More
Veronika Hyks, BTI Studios - Audio description (AD) was once a concept known by very few in the TV and film industries, and practiced by even fewer. Today it is, if not the nor... More
Based in New York, global software company Nuxeo has a singular focus: to be the go-to for companies looking to solve their content, asset and information management challenges. ... More
Heading into the 2017 NAB Show, it’s hard to name another company with as much momentum as online video tech product and service provider NeuLion. Whether it’s powering the ... More
While companies are launching digital initiatives at break-neck speeds, there’s still a disconnect between what companies are launching and what consumers actually want, accordin... More
While major Hollywood studios have dabbled with virtual reality tie-ins for their properties, Warner Bros. has the perfect fit for its announced release of the sci-fi action thrill... More
Evolution Digital has signed a certified guide renewal agreement with TiVo to deploy eGUIDE, a newly-designed interactive program guide (IPG). eGUIDE, powered by TiVo metadata, wil... More
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — For the first commercial endeavor of Sony Pictures VR, the sci-fi space adventure “Passengers” was a perfect fit, with the virtual reality arm of the ... More
LOS ANGELES — Amber Case, fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, and visiting researcher at the MIT Media Lab, has been approached by more than on... More
By Stephanie Gaines, YuMe - As NBC has shared, the network sold $1 billion in ads for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a combined total that includes national broadcast, ... More
NEW YORK — An open standard audio watermark would be a positive for TiVo and the entertainment industry as a whole, according to Scott Maddux, VP of business development at TiVo.... More
IMAX is encouraged by the early results of its first Virtual Reality (VR) Centre, in Los Angeles, which attracted more than 7,000 attendees since opening Jan. 6, according to compa... More
Amazon liked what it saw with customer engagement and its Prime Video service in the fiscal year and fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), and will continue investing heavily in the serv... More
GrayMeta’s Iris software suite, the company’s studio-grade media player and quality control solution, has gotten an upgrade, with metadata specialist offering new Iris 4K-HDR, ... More
Despite the increasing number of consumers who are opting to cut the cord on their TV services, Comcast and AT&T reported increases in video subscriptions that helped give a lift t... More
Live streaming on IBM’s platforms is still heavily concentrated in the U.S., but the viewing audience is becoming increasingly broad geographically at the same time that more peo... More
Dolby Cinema Expands in Europe with Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe Deal (THR)Cinema chain Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe inked a dea more...
Facebook Quietly Adds Piracy Devices to List of Banned Sale Items (Variety)Facebook has joined the fight against illegal vide more...
DXC Technology CEO: Sales Team ‘Blown Away’ by Combined CSC-HPE ES Partnership Network (CRN)DXC Technology CEO Mike Lawrie said clients have e more...
AMC Entertainment CFO: Premium VOD Window Talks Hit an Impasse (THR)Negotiations between the major studios and domesti more...
The AI Fight is Escalating: This is the IT Giants’ Next Move (CIO)Artificial intelligence is where the competition i more...
Chile’s Largest Stock Exchange Plans to Implement IBM Blockchain Tech (CoinDesk)A major blockchain trial is moving toward implemen more...
Cisco Launches IoT Operations Platform to Save Your IoT Project From an Early Death (TechRepublic)A new IoT platform from Cisco aims to address the more...
Smartphones Overtake DVD/Blu-ray for No. 2 Most-Owned Tech: CTA (Twice)Smartphones are now in 80 percent of U.S. homes, a more...
5 Reasons Why CIOs Need to Prepare for Brexit and Modernize IT (Avanade Insights)The degree of impact that Brexit will have on the more...
Virtual Reality isn’t a Hit at Home, so Imax Tries Arcades (Bloomberg)Imax, best known for its high-tech movie screens, more...
What China’s Live Streaming Crackdown Mean for Marketers (AdAge)Chinese authorities are cracking down on live stre more...
Disney CEO Bob Iger: Hacker Threat About Stolen Movie Was a Hoax (Variety)Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed the company receiv more...