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HITS: Spring 2017: Entertainment Partners Talks Security, TiVo Looks at Metadata, AI

The CISO from Entertainment Partners will share the latest tools available to secure the production office while TiVo will bring an expert on using machine learning, metadata and a... More

Pivotal: Changing the Mindset on Building Software

Think of having a new business idea in the morning, building the software to handle that product during lunch, and launching the new business before everyone clocks out for the day... More

M&E Journal: Delivering A Showcase Entertainment Experience To Employees And Partners

Chuck Fontana, Okta - When we talk about innovation in M&E, it’s easy to focus on advancements in filmmaking technology and the home entertainment space. The strides the indu... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Mediamorph CEO, AWS Exec to Examine VOD, AI

The CEO of Mediamorph will share ideas for streamlining the content value chain, an artificial intelligence (AI) expert for Amazon Web Services will look at how AI is impacting med... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade Execs to Put Focus on Metadata, Smart Content

The CTO of MarkLogic and the technology innovation lead for Avanade will be among those tackling the role data is playing today in making content smarter, at HITS: Spring 2017, bei... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Azure to Share Thoughts on Security, DADC NMS on Content Delivery

Execs from Microsoft Azure and Sony DADC New Media Solutions will look at what it truly takes today to not only enable content for global distribution, but also securing content us... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Box, 5th Kind CEOs to Discuss Transformation, Collaboration Tools

The CEOs of Box and 5th Kind, numerous studios execs and the lead developer for MediaSilo will share the latest advancements in collaboration and software tools needed to stay ahea... More

M&E Journal: Accelerating Media Production Workflows with Intelligent Scale-Out Storage

Mike Bott, Principal Systems Engineer, Qumulo - M&E organizations are continually seeking ways to increase the business value of their media assets and stay ahead of the curve ... More

Independent Security Evaluators: Holding Applications to a Higher Standard

Baltimore-based Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has a unique perspective among security firms: the aggressive defense strategies needed to thwart attacks today must be center... More

WiTH Announces 2017 Leadership Awards Winners

LOS ANGELES — Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, has announced the winners... More

Discovery Communications CEO: True Skinny Bundles are ‘Fiction’

Discovery Communications continued to see growth from mobile and over-the-top initiatives in the first quarter (ended March 31), according to CEO and president David Zaslav. But... More

M&E Journal: Profit From Aligning Distribution Readiness Reporting With Avails

Jason Peterson, CEO, and Doug Reinart, Board Advisor, ContentBridge Systems - We easily take for granted the intricacies and complexities that underpin our daily lives. Take, f... More

HITS: Spring 2017 Keynotes Redefine IT as Innovation and Technology

The 2017 edition of HITS: Spring — the largest gathering of Hollywood’s brightest minds in the IT community — has announced the names of the two keynotes for its May 25 event... More

NAB 2017: Kroll, Teradici Offer Tips on Creating Security Strategy, Migrating to the Cloud

LAS VEGAS — The importance of creating a defensible information security strategy and why it might make sense to migrate graphics workloads to the public cloud were highlighted b... More

M&E Journal: Cloud-Powered Collaboration in the Digital Supply Chain

Stuart Green, CEO, Zoo Digital - In 2006 sales of DVDs peaked, online video retail amounted to renting or selling DVDs through a website, and the concept of ‘cloud computing... More

NAB 2017: OpenText Enhances Media Management; AVS Touts New Studio; Azure Touts Avid Pact

At the NAB Show, OpenText shared what’s it’s doing to help companies deliver content experiences that engage audiences at every moment of interaction, including the latest offe... More

M&E Journal: Changing Decision Making With Micro Services and Big Data

By Jon Christian, Rachel Kelley, David Liu, Faisal Mahmoud, Steven Sabonjohn - OnPrem Solution Partners - In the past, reporting and data were limited by the storage expense of ... 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: 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

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



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