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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LAS VEGAS — Hollywood studios have long toyed with the idea of premium VOD — releasing new theatrical content early in the home — and some like Universal Studios have even ex... More
LAS VEGAS — Dell had plenty to show off at the Consumer Electronics Show, debuting a 27-inch QHD smart workspace computer, touting its ability to be used at an angle or flat on a... More
Las Vegas — information technology and business process services company Wipro announced at CES that its digital TV middleware solution is enabling Hisense 4K TVs in Japan, suppo... More
Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More (NY Times)For years, retailers have been haunted by the thou more...
3 Major Issues Facing the Movie Business (Variety)Last year, the talk at CinemaCon was all about Scr more...
New Hollywood Panic and Pressure Over Rival Premium VOD Plans (THR)This year's edition of CinemaCon could hold plenty more...
Millennials Aren’t Watching TV – At Least Until They’re Older (Newsweek)Millennials aren't watching television nearly as m more...
Report: Online Reviews Impact Purchasing Decisions for Over 93% of Consumers (The Drum)With 60% of consumers looking at online reviews at more...
The Disc at 20: Packaged Media Resonates in a Digital Age (HMM)In an era of digital distribution and streaming vi more...
Salesforce Looks for a Future Beyond its Walls with Rising VC Investments, Acquisitions (VentureBeat)When it comes to investments and acquisitions, Sal more...
GameStop Closures: Is This the End of Brick-and-Mortar Video Game Shops? (CSMonitor)Gamers no longer have to look far or travel wide f more...
Accenture Buys OCTO Technology to Boost Digital Transformation Services (CMS Wire)Accenture announced it has bought Paris-based OCTO more...
89% Satisfied With VR Headset, 90% Say Easy To Use (MediaPost)While most people don’t have virtual reality hea more...
Can Hulu Reprogram the Way We Watch TV? (Fast Company)Picture this: You’re out to dinner with your in- more...
Netflix Without Borders: Inside the Streaming Service’s Plans for Global Domination (Fast Company)Globalization for Netflix also means spending more more...