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Accenture Execs: Company Sees Strong Demand for Digital Cloud, Security Services

Accenture continued to see strong demand for its digital cloud and security-related services in its fiscal second quarter (ended Feb. 28), according to company executives. “We... More

M&E Journal: Addressing Avails Challenges and Solutions in the World of Digital Delivery

Michael Kadenacy, My Eye Media - The concept behind content avails has always been simple: give digital retailers precise data regarding when a video is available to run, where... More

IBM, Salesforce CEOs Tout AI Advancements at InterConnect Conference

IBM and Salesforce executives touted the advancements that have been made in artificial intelligence (AI), as well as their visions for the technology, at the IBM InterConnect conf... More

ANG Digital: A New Approach to M&E Services

Those in the M&E services sector should be familiar with Robert Gekchyan’s work over the years, from director of product management for Technicolor, to co-founding and servin... More

Data, AI Initiatives Highlighted at Smart Content Summit

LOS ANGELES — At the March 9 Smart Content Summit West event, approximately 350 media and entertainment reps attended to hear members of the Media & Entertainment Services Al... More

Oracle CEO: Company’s ‘Pivot to the Cloud’ is in ‘Full Swing’

Oracle’s shift in focus to the cloud provided the company with a significant lift in its results for the third quarter (ended Feb. 28) as its overall performance came in ahead of... More

M&E Journal: Compliance in Cinema

By Joel Sloss, Microsoft - If an authentic Picasso was stolen off your wall, would you care? If you had hand-restored a classic car from the frame up and a tree fell on it, wou... More

Vubiquity CEO Talks the Cloud, Brand Awareness and Monetization

Connecting content owners and video providers with tech solutions and services, all in the name of helping media and entertainment companies monetize content, has been the name of ... More

SDI Media Localizes ‘Harry’ for Same-Day Release Across Asia

Media localization provider SDI Media has been tapped by Fox Networks Group (FNG) Asia to provide localization services for the American talk show “Harry,” hosted by Harry Conn... More

Smart Content Summit Keynote: Smart People Trump Smart Devices

LOS ANGELES — Amber Case, fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, and visiting researcher at the MIT Media Lab, has been approached by more than on... More

M&E Journal: Virtual Reality Analytics Mean Real World Value For Marketers

By Marc Jensen, space150 - According to Deloitte, Virtual Reality (VR) will have its first $1 billion year in 2016, with about $700 million in hardware sales, and the remainder... More

MarkLogic on Smart Production, AWS Tackles AI at Smart Content Summit West

At the March 9 Smart Content Summit West event in Los Angeles, executives from MarkLogic will look at the benefits of using a data hub for film and TV production; an expert with Am... More

Accenture: Quality Content’s the Most Important Driver of Brand Engagement

Quality content is the single most significant driver of brand engagement, according to new research released by Accenture Interactive. “The insatiable demand for quality cont... More

Box CEO: Strong Feedback for Relay Workflow Solution

The new Box Relay workflow solution that Box developed with IBM will officially launch later this year, but it’s already being rolled out as part of a beta test to some of Box’... More

Harvard Fellow Keynotes on M&E’s Data Challenge at Smart Content West

At the March 9 Smart Content Summit West in Los Angeles, media and entertainment executives will hear about the latest industry advancements in artificial intelligence and machine ... More

Dolby, LG Announce First Smartphone to Support Dolby Vision

Dolby and LG Electronics announced that the LG G6 smartphone will be the first mobile phone to support Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) technology. Additionally, Netflix and A... More

Smart Content Summit Keynoter: Benefits of Interoperability Outweigh Risks

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

Technicolor Eyes Oscar for ‘The Jungle Book’ VFX

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

M&E Journal: A Cloud-Based Digital Supply Chain: Not Just About Capacity

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

TiVo, Comcast, Viacom Headline Smart Content Summit N.Y.

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

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