AT&T, Nielsen Sign Multi-Year Deal to Use Set-Top Box Data for Ratings Measurement

AT&T has signed a multi-year deal with Nielsen calling for set-top box data from connected homes subscribed to AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse services to be included in Nielsen’s l... More

CDSA Names New Chairman, Announces Officers, Committees for 2017

CDSA, the international content protection association, has named Ben Stanbury, director of studio content protection for Walt Disney Studios, its new Chairman.  Stanbury will dir... More

Vast Media VR Round-Up: Golden Globes, ‘Star Trek’

Here’s a run-down of recent virtual reality-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. For the 2017 Golden Globes, entertainment... 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

Teradata Offers Database on Microsoft Azure

Analytics solutions company Teradata has launched Teradata Database for Microsoft Azure, with the goal of offering clients more cloud-based options for Teradata’s software. The c... More

MESA at CES: YuMe Marks VR Efforts; Dolby Picks its Top News

LAS VEGAS — Audience tech company YuMe debuted its new 360-degree ad format for both brands and advertisers ahead of CES, with the goal of opening up more immersive video possibi... More

CES 2017: NexGuard Looks to the Future of Distribution; Accenture Tackles AI

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

CES: Dolby Vision Gets a Boost; Dell Does eSports

LAS VEGAS — Dolby Vision, the company’s high-dynamic range (HDR) video technology, has already been included on more than 80 major studio titles for streaming services. Beginni... More

LG Partners with Amazon, Dolby, Technicolor

LAS VEGAS -- LG Electronics partnered with Amazon, Dolby and Technicolor on some of the new appliances and 4K Ultra High-Def (UHD) TVs that it introduced at a Consumer Electronics ... More

AI to Have Strong Presence at CES

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to have a far more significant presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Jan. 5-8 than it did only a year ago as a large... More

Adobe Marks Five Years in TV Everywhere Space

While most media and entertainment service providers are closing out the year by focusing on what’s around the corner, Adobe chose to use the last week of 2016 to look back. And ... More

Vast Media VR Round-Up: Moon Landings, Award Shows and Amazon

Here’s a run-down of recent virtual reality-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. A&E and VR production company VOKE teamed... More

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