M&E Connections

Legacy FTP to 8K Video … the Old Met the New During the NAB Show

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant - Reflecting on the NAB Show this year, I was struck by two extremes: emerging technology that’s still on the fringe, like 8K video, and dying ... More

Ooyala Analyst: Mobile Video Plays Could Soon Hit 70% of All Online Video Watched

Mobile video plays continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2017 and could soon reach 70% of all online video played globally, according to Jim O’Neill, principal analyst at st... More

M&E Journal: Turning Content Storage into a Competitive Advantage

By Adrian Herrera, Vice President, Marketing, Caringo - When it comes to consuming content, convenience is now king and your storage strategy must adapt. From dwindling cable s... More

NAGRA Gets myCinema Support from NATO

The National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) has inked a deal with digital content distribution and content protection firm NAGRA to promote myCinema, NAGRA’s new broadband-... More

IBM CFO: Strength in Security, Cloud Gave Company a Q1 Lift

IBM reported revenue growth in its first quarter (ended March 31) behind continued strength in its cloud and cybersecurity businesses, according to CFO James Kavanaugh. Total re... More

Netflix CEO Touts Key Partnerships During Record Quarter

While reporting strong results for the first quarter (ended March 31), Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said April 16 that the biggest challenge ahead for his company remains boosting sub... More

Spark Digital Poses OTT App Questions

With so many new entries into the burgeoning OTT space, Spark Digital, a software consulting, design and development firm focused on the media and entertainment industry, has produ... More

Salesforce CTO: MuleSoft to Remain ‘Independent Entity’ After Acquisition

Salesforce sees it as “important” to keep MuleSoft — its most recently announced acquisition — as an “independent entity” that handles integration “for things that ev... More

Live at NAB Show: Anti-Piracy Tools, New Workflows Featured on the Show Floor

LAS VEGAS — The NAB Show saw no shortage of new workflow solutions, software-as-a-service technologies, and anti-piracy news from members of the Media & Entertainment Services Al... More

Live at NAB Show: File Transfer, AI, Storage Tech Gets Top Billing

LAS VEGAS — New storage solutions, advances in artificial intelligence and the latest in file-transfer solutions all got heavy space on the floor at the NAB Show. Here’s a l... More

Live at NAB Show: MESA Members Tout New Partnerships, Technologies

LAS VEGAS — There was no shortage of new announcements from members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance during the NAB Show. Here’s a look at what Prime Focus Tec... More

Live at NAB Show: The Keys to Building a Successful OTT Video Service

LAS VEGAS – There are six crucial ingredients to building a successful over-the-top (OTT) video service, according to the content and service providers who spoke on an NAB Show p... More

Live at NAB Show: MESA Members Highlight Security Solutions, Video Delivery, Audio Technology

LAS VEGAS — Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brought a variety of new offerings to the annual NAB Show, covering security solutions, audio technology... More

M&E Journal: Supercharging Innovation for M&E Workflows with Modern Scale-Out Storage

By Matt Ashton, Technical Marketing Engineer, Qumulo - Storage infrastructure is an integral ingredient in the success of today’s media and entertainment organizations. File-... More

Live at NAB Show: M&E Defenses Against Social Media Manipulation Discussed at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — Part of what makes humans tick is the belief in social consensus. If everyone’s saying it’s true, then we’re conditioned to believe it’s true. And according t... More

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

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: Rights Management, Security and Storage Solutions Among MESA Member Highlights

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be bringing a wide range of industry solutions to the NAB Show in Las Veg... More

Nielsen, Gracenote Launch Next-Gen Viewership Analytics Platform

Nielsen announced today the availability of Nielsen Grabix, its next-generation analytics platform that combines the power of minute-by-minute Nielsen ratings and Gracenote Real-Ti... More

NAB Show: Back by Popular Demand: MESA’s DAM Tour

On both April 9 and 10 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will host its popular “Take the DAM(n) Tour,” a two-hour digital asset m... More

M&E Journal: Contextual Awareness and Creating the Eternal Archive

By Erik Weaver, Director Product Marketing for M&E Solutions, Western Digital Corp. - The M&E industry is undergoing a paradigm shift in data storage, driven by massive volumes... More