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SAP Unveils Intelligent Product Design Solution and Network of Digital Twins (SSN)

SAP has introduced SAP S/4HANA Cloud for intelligent product design, a new solution for collaborative research and development. The solution, which is built on SAP® Cloud Platform... More

Gracenote Working to Keep Radio Connected in the Car (Radio Ink)

Gracenote is ready to bring its “infotainment” services to life, working with all of the nation’s automakers in ensuring that radio doesn’t lose its front-and-center place ... More

A Future for VR TV? (Digital TV Europe)

Ivan Verbesselt, Nagra: Virtual reality television is finally here. Well, it is if we believe the hype. Long predicted to be the future of TV, VR has seen some tremendous growth ov... More

How the Portland Trail Blazers Became NBA (Social Media) Champs (FastCompany)

While the team is active across multiple platforms, it’s seen the most growth over the past year on Instagram. As a small market NBA team, they don’t have the most followers, b... More

Netflix Just Turned 20 – Here’s How it Changed the Movie Business (Quartz)

Moviegoers once devoted substantial chunks of their Friday evenings to perusing the aisles of video stores. You’d go in with one movie in mind, but the latest releases had been p... More

How Companies Can Deliver Amazing Customer Experience: Four Big Ideas from Adobe Summit 2018 (MTA)

Decisions Must Be Data-Driven - The marketing pros at Summit have their foot on the gas pedal. They are well aware of the challenges they face and are harvesting all the intel they... More

Spotify, Hulu Launch Bundled Streaming Package (Deadline)

Hulu and Spotify are teaming on a new, combined subscription plan with a single price of $12.99 a month. The package, which builds on an existing offering for students, is calle... More

Publishers are Treating Instagram Stories Like Episodic TV (Digiday)

If Instagram ever adds its version of Facebook Watch, Bustle will be prepared. The publisher is among the media companies independently producing episodic series for their own Inst... More

NAB Show: Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud Includes Advanced AI, Enhanced VR Tools (SSN)

A significant update to Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) has added several new features, including enhanced virtual reality (VR) tools and advanced artificial intelligence (AI) powered by... More

NAB Show: Avid On Demand SaaS Platform Unveiled to Deliver Media Workflows in the Cloud (SSN)

Avid unveiled Avid | On Demand, a cloud services and solutions platform that provides media production capabilities on demand. Avid | On Demand lets media organizations convenientl... More

NAB Show: ZOO Digital Launches Scripting Service (SSN)

ZOO Digital has announced the U.S. launch of its scripting service for TV and movie content. The innovative, cloud-powered service creates scripts that can be repurposed and integr... More

NAB Show: Prime Focus Technologies Teams with GrayMeta in AI Pact (MESA)

Prime Focus Technologies has teamed up with GrayMeta to empower media and entertainment (M&E) enterprises with powerful AI/machine learning capabilities for faster, automation-driv... More

Tennis Channel Partners with 24i Media to Power New Apps on Multiple Devices (MESA)

24i Media announced that it is helping power the newly launched Tennis Channel app, which is now available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku devices. The redesigned a... More

Getting Real About VR Video (Light Reading)

Will virtual reality video turn out to be the next 3D-TV fiasco for the video industry? That's one of the big questions as TV programmers, broadcasters, pay-TV providers, OTT di... More

Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Record Shows on DirecTV, TiVo (VB)

Amazon today announced updates to Alexa’s Video Skills API, which will soon allow users of TiVo, DirectTV, DISH, and Verizon television services to record their favorite shows us... More

Facebook Plans Crackdown on Ad Targeting by Email Without Consent (TechCrunch)

Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now TechCrunch has learned Facebook will launch ... More

From Struggle to Embrace  – TV’s Technological Conundrum (Hacker Noon)

As consumers embrace new technologies, many experts believe that virtual reality will become an essential aspect of television and video in the not-too-distant future. Some go so f... More

Adobe Advertising Cloud, NBCUniversal Collaborate to Extend Automation in TV Advertising (Adobe Blog)

NBCUniversal announced that the company will expand the programmatic media buying capabilities in its Audience Studio to include Adobe Advertising Cloud TV, the most widely used so... More

TV’s Death by a Thousand Streaming Apps (Bloomberg)

Like to binge-watch TV? There's an app for that. And another. And another. And another. It seems that overnight, there appeared a deluge of online video-streaming services -- al... More

HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats (SSN)

Wazee Digital today announced that HBO® has begun using Wazee Digital Core to digitize and archive sports content currently stored in endangered videotape formats. In doing so, HB... More