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NAB Show New York 2017: Dell EMC Touts Canvas; Ooyala Spotlights Flex

NEW YORK — Dell EMC, Ooyala and Prime Focus Technologies were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that showcased their latest products an... More

HITS Fall: Keynote Speaker Stresses Innovation That Disrupts

LOS ANGELES — Annie Jacobsen, a journalist, bestselling author, and Pulitzer Prize finalist, once had the opportunity to interview American physicist Charles Townes, the inventor... More

HITS Fall: Premiere Digital Looks at the Distribution Data Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Steve Rosenberg, chief commercial officer for Premiere Digital, looks at today’s worldwide digital distribution landscape for media and entertainment, and sees so... More

HITS Fall: AI, Machine Learning, and Learning How to Say ‘No’

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to machine learning and artificial intelligence and their impact on the future of jobs humans currently handle, Robert Brown, associate VP of the Cogn... More

M&E Journal: Netflix and Amazon Go Global: The Impact of Content Localization on Video Streaming

By Steven Herrera, Consultant, Zaszou, LLC - When Netflix and Amazon first introduced their video streaming offerings about 10 years ago, they presented alternatives to traditi... More

HITS Fall: Cast & Crew, Premiere Digital to Offer Data Insights for a Changing Hollywood

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

Caringo Product Manager: Not All Storage Solutions Created Equal

There are many vendors selling on-premises, hybrid and cloud-only storage solutions, of course. But not all of them are created equal and different organizations have different sto... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala, TiVo, Veritone to Tackle Metadata, Rights and AI

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

M&E Journal: Value Reality: VR, AR, MR and Beyond

By Tim Sarnoff, President of Production Services and Deputy CEO, Technicolor - If we are going to deliver on the promise to expose audiences to a new category of entertainment,... More

HITS Fall: Sohonet, LiveTiles Set to Discuss New Collaboration Tools

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

Oracle’s Ellison: Company’s Autonomous Database Gives it Edge Over AI Rivals

Several companies, including Google, have all invested heavily in artificial intelligence (AI), just like Oracle. But one huge differentiating factor that separates Oracle from its... More

SoCal Women’s Leadership Group to Offer Career Tips During HITS Fall

On Oct. 18, the SoCal Women’s Leadership Group will once again co-locate with HITS Fall, with top industry executives offering up career advice for women in entertainment and tec... More

M&E Journal: How AI Will Help Build Better Metadata

By Ben Bendre and Noah Beltran, IBM - In the world of M&E, it seems the formula for success is always shifting. It is no longer enough to develop content for eyeballs. The cons... More

Hollywood Innovation, Technology Center Stage Oct. 18 at HITS Fall

More than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners will be on hand Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, to hear a progress... More

Media Industry Execs: OTT Space Remains ‘The Wild West’

NEW YORK — The over-the-top (OTT) television sector remains fraught with challenges for networks, advertisers and consumers, according to media industry executives who spoke Sept... More

M&E Industry Execs: Future of Television Promising, But Expect More Cord-Cutting

NEW YORK — The future of TV is promising, but we can expect cord-cutting and cord-shaving to only grow as non-traditional platforms continue to gain popularity with viewers, acco... More

M&E Industry Execs: Challenges Continue But VR, Other New Tech Present Opportunities

NEW YORK — The music and game industries continue to face challenges in 2017, but there’s reasons for optimism, including the growing popularity of pay music subscriptions, rel... More

Cisco: Moving the Media Industry to All-IP, Cloud-Native Apps

Thirty-two years after its start in San Francisco, Cisco Systems has gone on to become the largest networking company in the world. Now located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Cisc... More

Mediamorph Celebrates a Decade of Streamlining Content Distribution and Tracking

When New York-based Mediamorph first got off the ground in 2007, the company’s goal was straight-forward: meet the increasingly global content tracking needs of content providers... More

Adobe Reports Continued Strength in Cloud Businesses During Q3

Adobe saw continued strength in its cloud businesses during the third quarter (ended Sept. 1) and continues to invest in its Sensei artificial intelligence (AI) platform and virtua... More