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NAB 2017: NeuLion Touts Analytics Platform; Turner EMEA Looks to TiVo

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

MESA Members to Spotlight AI, DAM and Much More at NAB

(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

NAB 2017: ZOO Digital Readies Cloud-Based Dubbing Platform

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

Vubiquity CEO Talks the Cloud, Brand Awareness and Monetization

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

Avails, Ratings and Digital Retail: A Metadata Standards Update

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

M&E Journal: Virtual Reality Analytics Mean Real World Value For Marketers

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

MarkLogic on Smart Production, AWS Tackles AI at Smart Content Summit West

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

M&E Journal: Implementation Challenges, Opportunities in Forensic Watermarking

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

Harvard Fellow Keynotes on M&E’s Data Challenge at Smart Content West

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

Viacom Execs: ‘Data Democratization’ is Important for Better Decision-Making

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

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: YouTube Live-Chats, VR on Facebook

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

Smart Content Summit Keynoter: Benefits of Interoperability Outweigh Risks

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

M&E Journal: Content ID Leaves Independents on the Outside Looking In

Ruth Vitale, CreativeFuture — If you were online in May of 2015, you were probably aware that YouTube was having a party because literally everyone was invited. A YouTube-prod... More

M&E Journal: Bringing VR To Hollywood

By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, ... More

M&E Journal: Workspace Virtualization Emerging as Solution for Securing Digital Media Assets, IP

By Jill Milton, Teradici — Hollywood filmmakers love hackers. From crime thrillers to superhero sagas, cyber crooks have become the go-to bad guys of countless modern movies a... More

Crawford Media: Adapting to the Digital Age

In an industry where content is king, managing the fluid/variable content types is critical. With a constant awareness on evolving technologies, longtime industry staple Crawford M... More

2nd Screen Society Launches Smart Screen News

LOS ANGELES — The 2nd Screen Society, a five-year-old trade organization for the media and entertainment industry focused on advancing data collection and content consumption on ... More

New Regency, MarkLogic to Take on Data in Production Workflows

On Feb. 1, Lulu Zezza, physical production executive for New Regency Productions, Matt Turner, CTO of media and entertainment for MarkLogic, and Guy Finley, executive director of t... More

MESA’s Winter ‘M&E Journal’ Goes Live

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives who overse... More

MESA at CES: TiVo Touts Metadata, Technicolor’s Big Win

LAS VEGAS — Where to start with TiVo at the Consumer Electronics Show? A long-term, intellectual property (IP) license agreement with HBO, with the Time Warner-owned programme... More

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