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M&E Journal: Designing an Efficient QC and Delivery Workflow for IMF

By Ken Kiers, EVP Postproduction Services, My Eye Media - The Interoperable Master Format is an international file-based interchange of multi-version finished audio visual work... More

M&E Journal: Cloud Control Options for Content Production

By Usman Shakeel, Worldwide Technical Leader, Media and Entertainment, Amazon Web Services - M&E customers are using the cloud for a wide range of use cases, including many ... More

Cloud Applications, Smart Production Among Feb. 27 Smart Content West Topics

When the industry’s best and brightest descend on the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel Feb. 27 for the fifth annual Smart Content West Summit, they’ll get a primer on the best pract... More

Metadata Solutions Front and Center Feb. 27 at Smart Content Summit West

When the industry’s best and brightest descend on the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel Feb. 27 for the fifth annual Smart Content West Summit, they’ll get a primer on the best pract... More

Cisco Hollywood Showcase Tackles VR, Cloud Applications and Security

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — On Feb. 13, Cisco held its second annual Hollywood Showcase, a gathering of the company’s technology partners and the best and brightest within the company ... More

Olympics Providing Spotlight for Dolby Atmos, UHD, HDR and VR

NBC’s presentation of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea, is prominently featuring multiple technologies, including Dolby Atmos, Ultra High-Def (UHD), High Dy... More

Oracle to ‘Significantly Expand’ Cloud Infrastructure Footprint

Oracle used its annual CloudWorld conference in New York Feb. 12 to announce the planned expansion of its current regional cloud infrastructure footprint, demonstrate advancements ... More

Gracenote Predicts Germany, Norway, U.S. to Be Top Winter Olympics Medal Winners

Germany and Norway will fight it out to be the top medal winner at the 2018 Winter Olympics, followed by the U.S., whose women’s team will fare especially well in PyeongChang, So... More

M&E Journal: DVR in the OTT World: A Case for Updated Storage Requirements

By Jason Friedlander, Director, Marketing Communications, Verizon Digital Media Services - Thanks to the Supreme Court’s refusal in 2009 to hear the Cablevision remote DVR ca... More

IBM Exec: Watson Captioning Leverages AI to Automate Closed Captioning Process

IBM is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to automate the closed captioning process as part of its latest offering, Watson Captioning, according to David Kulczar, senior offer... More

M&E Journal: Mitigating Cyber Risks Through Military Strategies

By Martin Mazor, SVP and Chief Information Security Officer, Entertainment Partners - These days, cybercrime is pervasive. Scan the news and you’ll likely run into informatio... More

Analyst Upbeat on Sony CEO Transition Plan, Q3 Results

There were several “positive” takeaways from Sony’s recent announcement that its CEO, Kazuo Hirai, will soon be replaced in that role by its current CFO, Kenichiro Yoshida, a... More

MoviePass Brass to Keynote Bi-Coastal Smart Content Summits

The data and analytics behind the business of premier movie-theater subscription service MoviePass will be the topic of the very first bi-coastal keynote address during both the Sm... More

M&E Journal: 2017 IT Hiring Environment Was Bright for Job Seekers … and 2018 Should Be Great Too

By Paul Flaharty, Regional VP, Los Angeles, Robert Half Technology - There was good news for tech professionals who planned a career move in 2017: The general IT hiring market ... More

M&E Journal: Entertainment Auditing Reaches a New Level

By Chris Johnson, Global Director, Anti-Piracy & Compliance Programs, Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) - This month marks 15 years that I have been activel... More

Technicolor Exec: HDR More Significant for Broadcasters than UHD in U.S., For Now

Technicolor continues to make strides with the implementation of its High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, as U.S. broadcasters continue to embrace HDR in general more widely than U... More

Azure: ‘Rapidly Evolving’ Security Threats Among ‘Key Challenges’ in Protecting Cloud Workloads

“Rapidly evolving” cybersecurity threats are among the “key challenges” that media and other organizations have today when it comes to protecting their cloud workloads, acc... More

M&E Journal: Invention and Revolution

By Robert Gekchyan, Founder and CEO, ANG Digital - Before Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in the mid-1400s, all literature in Europe was created by hand, largely... More

Vistex: A Global Approach to Assets, Rights Management, and More

With more platforms, higher transaction volumes, and ever-changing consumer expectations of how content should work, there’s more money to be had for media and licensing organiza... More

M&E Journal: Digital Screeners: Walking the Security-Playback Tightrope

By Alex Nauda, Chief Technology Officer, MediaSilo - With piracy an ever-growing problem and high-profile hacks affecting multiple networks and streaming services, security is t... More