Ahead of the July 7 theatrical release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the virtual reality arm of Sony Pictures is debuting a VR experience for the film, putting VR fans in the sh... More
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Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • Broadcaster BT Sport went all-out for t... More
MESA Announces First Media & Entertainment Day, July 25 at Microsoft Technology Center in New York City
NEW YORK — The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has announced the inaugural Media & Entertainment Day for Tuesday, July 25th at the Microsoft Technology Center on E... More
The CTO of MarkLogic and the technology innovation lead for Avanade will be among those tackling the role data is playing today in making content smarter, at HITS: Spring 2017, bei... More
Mike Bott, Principal Systems Engineer, Qumulo - M&E organizations are continually seeking ways to increase the business value of their media assets and stay ahead of the curve ... More
The 2017 edition of HITS: Spring — the largest gathering of Hollywood’s brightest minds in the IT community — has announced the names of the two keynotes for its May 25 event... More
Brian Morris, Tata Communications - Delivering content via OTT is referred to as non-traditional distribution and one of its many advantages is that users do not have to subscr... More
LAS VEGAS — Matt Turner, CTO of media and entertainment for MarkLogic, used his presentation at the Cybersecurity Pavilion at the NAB Show to make a point: cybersecurity threats ... More
LAS VEGAS — One of the winners of the 2017 NAB Show was NeuLion, which touted numerous partnerships, covering everything from OTT to virtual reality. But Chris Wagner, EVP and co... More
(This is the first of two stories previewing what MESA and its members are up to at the NAB Show) Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be out i... More
At the NAB Show in Las Vegas this month, ZOO Digital is set to launch a new cloud-based dubbing platform — named ZOOdubs — a service the company promises will help improve the ... More
Connecting content owners and video providers with tech solutions and services, all in the name of helping media and entertainment companies monetize content, has been the name of ... More
LOS ANGELES — To open up the annual Metadata Madness luncheon March 9 at the Smart Content Summit West event, Philip Hodgetts, metadata guru and president of metadata firm Lumber... More
By Marc Jensen, space150 - According to Deloitte, Virtual Reality (VR) will have its first $1 billion year in 2016, with about $700 million in hardware sales, and the remainder... More
At the March 9 Smart Content Summit West event in Los Angeles, executives from MarkLogic will look at the benefits of using a data hub for film and TV production; an expert with Am... More
Rajan Samtani, Graham Oakes — Media Science International Digital content capture and distribution technologies have evolved at a rapid pace as evidenced by the recent push by... More
At the March 9 Smart Content Summit West in Los Angeles, media and entertainment executives will hear about the latest industry advancements in artificial intelligence and machine ... More
NEW YORK — The “democratization” of data is important today for better decision-making in the entertainment industry, according to Viacom data strategy executives. To help... More
Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. Heading into the second season finale of its a... More
NEW YORK — The enormous benefits offered by interoperability far outweigh any of the possible risks, according to John Palfrey, an author and lecturer who has become an expert on... More
Oracle’s Profits Jump 15% as Big Companies Migrate to the Cloud (Forbes)Oracle reported better-than-expected earnings in i more...
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Virtual Reality is a Disappointment? Not in the World of Video Gamers (New York Times)Before the end of this year, people will be able t more...
DAM Hard for Big Agency (DMN)TBWA turned to "hyperscale" enterprise content man more...
Verizon Takes ‘One Fiber’ to More Cities (Light Reading)Verizon's One Fiber initiative in Boston wasn't a more...
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Says 80% of the World’s Data is Where the ‘Real Gold’ Is (CNBC)IBM is one of few institutional companies that are more...
Sen. Orrin Hatch Urges MPAA to Allow Filtering on Streaming Services (Variety)Sen. Orrin Hatch waded into the controversy around more...
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YouTube’s New L.A. Studio Will Help Creators Crank Out VR Videos (Adweek)YouTube wants to help creators make more VR video, more...
Twitter Chief Jack Dorsey: ‘We’re Doubling Down on Adtech’ (The Drum)Twitter’s co-founder and chief executive Jack Do more...