NEW YORK — The enormous benefits offered by interoperability far outweigh any of the possible risks, according to John Palfrey, an author and lecturer who has become an expert on... More
When you’re up against a “Star Wars” film, yet another successful Marvel entry and a unique (and wildly popular) 3D stop-motion animation, you’re right to hold your breath ... More
Andy Shenkler, Sony DADC New Media Solutions - The list of options in today’s world is seemingly endless with tools such as social sharing, instantaneous commenting, photo fi... More
The state of TV Everywhere, the challenges of content identification and measurement, and the latest in the standards behind advertising workflows will be discussed Feb. 23 during ... More
At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell made a surprise appearance Feb. 14, and made it clear to those attending: security is more importa... More
By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, ... More
HOLLYWOOD — Ed Hoxsie, SVP of worldwide product production and fulfillment for Paramount Pictures offered up this assessment of home entertainment technology today: “We’ve go... More
Oracle expanded its cloud platform data integration offerings Feb. 13 with the launch of a Data Integrator cloud service that the company said will help organizations reach improve... More
By Jill Milton, Teradici — Hollywood filmmakers love hackers. From crime thrillers to superhero sagas, cyber crooks have become the go-to bad guys of countless modern movies a... More
Video sharing tech company MediaSilo is merging with Los Angeles-based file-sharing platform Wiredrive, creating the largest video collaboration SaaS provider, with a combined 1,80... More
In an industry where content is king, managing the fluid/variable content types is critical. With a constant awareness on evolving technologies, longtime industry staple Crawford M... More
By Tony Rodriguez, Digimarc - Copyright: The primary form of protection that empowers and safeguards artistic creativity. Creators of “original works of authorship” are pro... More
When media and entertainment executives gather Feb. 23 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York for the Smart Content Summit, they’ll be treated to a day of panels and keyn... More
If you’re in the film business, you’re probably aware by now: All the data around your content is critically important, and it’s critically important at every stage, from inc... More
Jeff Impey, SyncOnSet — The complex, fast-paced workflow and sensitive nature of film production present unique security challenges never faced by many traditional organizati... More
Bhanu Srikanth, Giant Interactive - Ultra HD Blu-ray is technically an extension of Blu-ray from a standardization perspective, but it has necessitated extraordinary changes in ... More
LOS ANGELES — The 2nd Screen Society, a five-year-old trade organization for the media and entertainment industry focused on advancing data collection and content consumption on ... More
On Feb. 1, Lulu Zezza, physical production executive for New Regency Productions, Matt Turner, CTO of media and entertainment for MarkLogic, and Guy Finley, executive director of t... More
By Peter Worrall, co-founder and director of research and marketing, Fortium Technologies — We all spent much of the summer obsessing about “Brexit,” the British electorat... More
CDSA, the international content protection association, has named Ben Stanbury, director of studio content protection for Walt Disney Studios, its new Chairman. Stanbury will dir... More
Technicolor Launches Virtual, Augmented Reality-Focused ‘Sound Lab’ (THR)Technicolor's new immersive audio unit, dubbed The more...
Studios Push for $50 Early Home Movie Rentals, But Negotiations Are Complex (Variety)At least five of the major studios are pushing pla more...
IBM Watson’s Internet of Things HQ: Where the Office is an Ecosystem and AI is ‘Augmented Intelligence’ (The Drum)In the pipeline for almost two years, the German H more...
AWS Launches I3 VM Instances Starting at 15 Cents Per Hour (VB)Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced that its more...
Oracle, Tech Mahindra Partner on Managed VoLTE Service (Light Reading)Oracle today announced that Tech Mahindra, a leadi more...
Wipro Offers Big Data as a Service (IT-Online)Wipro is delivering analytics-based insights for s more...
Facebook Launches Mid-Roll Video Ad Test, Expands Live-Streaming Ads (Variety)Facebook is making more moves to boost video ad re more...
IT Budgeting: The Smart Person’s Guide (TechRepublic)IT budgeting can range from a painful annual proce more...
PwC Launches Shanghai Innovation Center (MI)PwC China has launched its Shanghai Innovation Cen more...
Audio Hardware Has Record-Breaking Year (Twice)Audio hardware had a “record-breaking” 2016 an more...
Apple Sets Up Seattle Hub To Work On AI, Machine Learning (GeekWire)Apple plans to significantly expand its engineerin more...
Dell EMC Beefs Up Cloud Service Provider Track (Channel Partners)Just weeks after launching the unified Dell EMC Pa more...