NAB 2017: MediaSilo Celebrates Wiredrive Merger; VDMS Pulls Down Awards

LAS VEGAS — Toward the end of the 2017 NAB Show, Kai Pradel, CEO and founder Of MediaSilo, may have been as tired as everyone else, but he sure didn’t look it. A hugely success... More

M&E Journal: The Move Toward Digitizing Back-Office Processes

By Darren Ehlers, Entertainment Partners - In terms of utilizing technology, production office progress has been painfully slow. Paper scripts, paper timecards, paper purchase ... More

NAB 2017: 5th Kind Touts Aspera Integration; Crawford Sees Metadata Blossom

LAS VEGAS — 5th Kind CEO Stephen Cronan was all smiles at the Aspera booth at the NAB Show. In addition to a completely revamped web site, the Culver City, Calif.-based compan... More

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: Machine Learning and Cyber Threats; Studios Close to Early VOD

LAS VEGAS — Murali Rao, global head of cybersecurity and risk consulting for Wipro, is sympathetic to those charged with mitigating cyber threats inside media and entertainment o... More

NAB 2017: Aspera Partnerships Expand; Signiant Debuts Platform Advancements

LAS VEGAS — The list of companies exhibiting with Aspera at the NAB Show is almost as long and distinguished as the number of partners the IBM-run company has. And there’s good... 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

M&E Journal: Audio Description: Television’s Talking Book

Veronika Hyks, BTI Studios - Audio description (AD) was once a concept known by very few in the TV and film industries, and practiced by even fewer. Today it is, if not the nor... More

NAB 2017: Content Security in the Era of Social Media no Easy Task

LAS VEGAS — Before social media, about the worst way you could spoil a movie for other people was by revealing the ending while walking out of a theater, with others waiting in l... 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: 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: NeuLion Touts Analytics Platform; Turner EMEA Looks to TiVo

LAS VEGAS — One of the winners of the 2017 NAB Show was NeuLion, which touted numerous partnerships, covering everything from OTT to virtual reality. But Chris Wagner, EVP and co... More

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