M&E Connections

TiVo President, CEO Carson to Retire

Thomas Carson, longtime president and CEO of TiVo and its predecessor Rovi Corp., has announced he will retire, TiVo announced May 24. Carson will remain with the company until a s... More

LADB First Post-Production Service Certified Under ISO 22301

Los Angeles Duplication & Broadcasting (LADB) announced May 24 that it’s been certified under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22301, making ... More

VirtusaPolaris CFO: Company Expects Growth Momentum to Continue Through This Year

Business consulting and IT outsourcing company VirtusaPolaris expects that the revenue growth momentum it saw in the back half of last fiscal year will continue in the current fisc... More

Aspera Exec: FASPStream Overcomes Challenges of Streaming Live Content

Successfully streaming high-quality live — or even near-live — content over the Internet presents several challenges to media and entertainment companies, but Aspera FASPStream... More

Google Spotlights VR, Machine Learning, Mobile AI at Annual Developers Conference

At Google’s annual I/O developer conference, held this week near its Mountain View headquarters, the company featured major announcements about products, gadgets and digital appl... More

NeuLion Exec: Leveraging Data and Personalization are Crucial

As live over-the-top (OTT) and TV Everywhere services continue to grow, it’s important for media and entertainment companies to understand insights and intelligence to stay compe... More

M&E Journal: Managing Five States of Data for the M&E Market

Jeff Greenwald, HGST - All media companies, whether a post house, a game developer, an advertiser, a CDN, a movie studio or a broadcaster wrestle with data in five states: Data ... More

Digimarc CEO: Company Continues to Eye ‘Significant Growth Opportunity’

As the Digimarc Barcode and Discover platforms continue to expand, the company sees a “significant growth opportunity,” according to Digimarc CEO and chairman Bruce Davis. D... More

M&E Journal: Unlock the Power of Your Archive With Cloud-Based Asset Management

By Andy Hurt, Wazee Digital - It used to be that broadcast and cable networks commissioned or created programming, pushed it out over the air, and then sent it to an archive, r... More

IMAX Boosts Plan for Pilot VR Centres to 10 Locations By Year End

IMAX now plans to open 10 pilot VR Experience Centres globally by the end of this year, up from the six that it previously projected for 2017, according to company executives. T... More

Entertainment AIDS Alliance to Honor Activist Thais-Williams at Wine, Wisdom & Vision Event

The Entertainment AIDS Alliance (EAA), the industry’s nonprofit group dedicated to funding HIV and AIDS research, treatment and prevention services, will host its annual Wine, Wi... More

Pivotal, Cognizant Launch Enterprise-Scale Cloud Adoption Initiative

Cloud-native platform company Pivotal and professional services firm Cognizant have announced a new partnership aimed at enabling large businesses to more quickly adopt and deploy ... More

M&E Journal: Getting Users to Give a Damn About the DAM

Alan J. Porter, OpenText - Wasn’t it a movie that famously coined the phrase “Build it and they will come?” It’s a sentiment that may work as wish fulfillment, but unfo... More

M&E Journal: Broadcasters Should Be Talking About Non-Traditional Content

Brian Morris, Tata Communications - Delivering content via OTT is referred to as non-traditional distribution and one of its many advantages is that users do not have to subscr... More

NAB 2017: ISE Talks Threatscaping; Box Looks at Cloud Security

LAS VEGAS — Ted Harrington, executive partner for Independent Security Evaluators, used his time at the Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA) Cybersecurity and Content... More

NAB 2017: MarkLogic’s Turner Looks at Data Security; Sohonet Highlights Partnerships

LAS VEGAS — Matt Turner, CTO of media and entertainment for MarkLogic, used his presentation at the Cybersecurity Pavilion at the NAB Show to make a point: cybersecurity threats ... More

NAB 2017: Accenture, Deluxe, IBM, RSG, Vistex Tout Services to Help Media Companies Remain Competitive

LAS VEGAS – Traditional video companies have been able to “drive efficiencies” out of their core business models until now, but today they must find new growth areas from dig... More

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

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: 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



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