HITS Exclusives

Mediamorph Celebrates a Decade of Streamlining Content Distribution and Tracking

When New York-based Mediamorph first got off the ground in 2007, the company’s goal was straight-forward: meet the increasingly global content tracking needs of content providers... More

IBC 2017: Vubiquity, Nokia Team on Service Offering; My Eye Media Has New M&E Testing Partner

Premium content services and media tech solutions firm Vubiquity used IBC 2017 to announce a new partnership with Nokia, one that has the companies debuting a new Time-Shift as a S... More

IBC 2017: Avid Debuts New Azure Offerings; Signiant Shows Off Fortium, GrayMeta Partnerships

Among all the companies that unveiled new solutions at IBC 2017, perhaps none made as much early noise as media tech provider Avid. In “its largest-ever set of launches at an ... More

Box, Cognizant CFOs: Early Days or Not, AI Presents Many Opportunities

Box and Cognizant see abundant opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI), but it’s still early days for the technology, according to comments made by both companies’ CFOs a... More

Veritone: Combining Apps with Cognitive Computing to Transform Unstructured Data

Costa Mesa, Calif.—based Veritone may only be a few years old but it’s already garnered some of the biggest names in the business, coming to it for its proprietary platform, on... More

M&E Journal: The Serverless Revolution

By Ian Hamilton, CTO, Signiant - Ever since moving images were first used for entertainment in the silent film era, constant technical advances have created opportunities for e... More

Digital Bedrock: A New Approach to Content Preservation

From teaching digital asset management, archiving, and cataloguing courses at UCLA and NYU, to running the nonprofit, historical preservation Audiovisual Archive Network service, L... More

M&E Journal: Opportunities for Linear Television Using Data Science

By Sebastian Souyris, VP Data Science, RSG Media - You might be asking yourself, what is data science? In recent years, data science has become rather trendy and can mean many ... More

Evoque CEO: Experience Matters Most in M&E Consulting

Vincent Balembois, CEO of Evoque Consulting, sees a lot of needs among media and entertainment firms for his company’s services. And to provide them, his team members bring an av... More

M&E Journal: Continuity: Things We Learned from the Fire

By Damien Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Sohonet - On an early morning last September, Sohonet’s NOC responded to alarms showing that all office equipment had gone offline ... More

Prime Focus Details ‘Game of Thrones’ Breach

On Aug. 4, a link to view episode four of season seven of “Game of Thrones” bearing a Star India watermark appeared online three days before its airdate as an outcome of an ill... More

AWS Unveils Machine Learning-Powered Security Service at Summit, Adds Hulu

NEW YORK — Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced a new machine-learning based security service at its AWS Summit Aug. 14, while announcing new cloud service client wins that inclu... More

Keynotes Set for Oct. 18 HITS Fall Summit in L.A.

The Hollywood IT community will gather again on Oct. 18 at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles for its bi-annual Summit, providing 500-plus studio leaders and their technology partn... More

Open Text CEO: Nascent Magellan AI Platform Turning Heads

Less than a month after its debut, OpenText’s new Magellan artificial intelligence (AI) platform has garnered “solid feedback” from both customers and company employees so fa... More

Human Element: Going Beyond the Role of ‘Vendor’ for Creative Services

For nearly 15 years, Los-Angeles-based Human Element has handled most everything a media production requires, from VFX and motion graphics, to audio mixing and color correction. ... More

Blockchain Tech Could Make Life Simpler for M&E, Experts Say

Eric Iverson, CIO for talent firm Creative Artists Agency (CAA), can only shake his head at how some media and entertainment companies make life harder for themselves nowadays, whe... More

Cloud 19: Adapting to Post Services Needs for the Digital Age

The origins of Cloud 19 Media can be traced back to a much simpler time: the boutique post-production firm first launched during the early years of DVD, with the goal of giving con... More

Avid, Azure Execs Highlight Keynotes at July 25 M&E Day

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) holds its first-ever Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in New York City, ... More

Tips for Launching an OTT App

Martijn Van Horssen, CEO and founder, 24i Media — Over the top (OTT) television is changing the way people watch video. Whereas television screens were once used almost exclus... More

Ooyala to Share AI, Metadata Insights at MESA’s Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day

Execs from online video tech company Ooyala will be on hand July 25 at the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue ... More