All posts by Jeff Berman

NAB 2017: ZOO Digital’s Out to ‘Open Up’ Dubbing; FilmTrack to Improve Security, Workflows; Mediamorph Expands its Scope

LAS VEGAS – The big story for ZOO Digital at the 2017 NAB Show was the launch of ZOOdubs, which it says is the entertainment industry’s first cloud-based dubbing platform. ... More

NAB 2017: Tata Communications to Enter eSports Arena; Western Digital’s HGST Tackles UHD Storage Needs

LAS VEGAS -- Tata Communications is looking to capitalize on the soaring popularity of eSports and plans to offer services to help game companies broadcast competitive events globa... More

NAB 2017: CTA, TV Makers Optimistic About 4K TVs, ATSC 3.0

LAS VEGAS — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and TV makers are upbeat about the sale of 4K TVs and arrival of ATSC 3.0, according to CTA and CE company executives attend... More

NAB 2017: DXC, 5th Kind Execs Tout Security Tips to Overcome Challenges

LAS VEGAS — Broadcasters and other content creators face many cybersecurity challenges today, but there are various steps they can take to overcome those hurdles, executives at D... More

NAB 2017: Technicolor Execs Talk VR, AR; Ooyala, Adobe Partner Up

LAS VEGAS — The new generation of immersive experiences that have been created by augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality offers new opportunities to creat... More

NAB 2017: Digital Watermarking Alliance’s Oakes: Industry Needs Identifier Standard

LAS VEGAS — Implementing real-time watermark detection in content makers’ monitoring systems is crucial, according to cybersecurity and content protection experts who spoke at ... More

IMAX CEO: First VR Centre Still Topping Expectations, NY Location Up Next (MESA)

The first IMAX VR Experience Centre in Los Angeles is still outperforming the company’s expectations and IMAX will soon open its second virtual reality location, at the AMC Kips ... More

IBM’s Schroeter: First-Quarter Results Boosted by Cloud Offerings (MESA)

IBM’s cloud offerings provided a significant lift for the company in its first quarter (ended March 31), with cloud revenue growing 35% to $3.5 billion, the company said April 18... More

MESA Members Bullish on ATSC 3.0

ATSC 3.0 is expected to be one of the big topics at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 22-27. After all, the next-gen broadcast transmission standard provides a wide range of benefits... More

Facebook Doubles Down on AR, VR at F8 Developer Conference

Facebook executives doubled down on their aggressive plans and expectations for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Jose ... More

Netflix Remains Unfazed by Growing Competition

Netflix continues to be unfazed by the increasing number of companies that are competing against it, including virtual multichannel video programming distributors (VMVPDs) and Amaz... 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

Accenture Completes Purchase of Majority Stake in SinnerSchrader

Accenture has completed its purchase of a 62% majority stake in German digital agency SinnerSchrader after receiving clearance from antitrust authorities, the company said April 12... More

Microsoft Azure: Keeping IoT Infrastructures Secure Presents Challenges

Connecting assets with other people and companies via multiple devices is becoming an increasingly common fact of life for individuals and organizations, but keeping Internet of Th... More

IBM’s Latest Use of Watson AI Platform to Boost IT Service, Support

After using its Watson artificial intelligence (AI) computing platform in other sectors, IBM is now bringing Watson ‘s cognitive capabilities to help improve IT service and suppo... More

Dell Technologies CFO Lays Out Strategic Goals for Fiscal Year (MESA)

The acceleration of Dell Technologies’ emerging growth opportunities is one of the companies’ main strategic goals for the current fiscal year that started Feb. 4, according to... More

Okta: More Companies Looking to Become 100% Cloud/Mobile IT Organizations

An increasing number of companies are looking to become “100 percent cloud and mobile IT” organizations, but they face challenges, according to Daniel Lu, Okta product marketin... More

Salesforce’s Latest Addition to Einstein AI is High Velocity Sales Cloud

Salesforce introduced a new component to its Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform April 4: Einstein High Velocity Sales Cloud, a combination of new and existing technolog... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Completes Spin-Off Merger with CSC

It took nearly a year, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has completed the spin-off and merger of its Enterprise Services (ES) business with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) ... More