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Ooyala to Share AI, Metadata Insights at MESA’s Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day

Execs from online video tech company Ooyala will be on hand July 25 at the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue ... More

All Things Metadata Discussed July 25 at Metadata Madness East

The benefits of asset management for content, automation of workflows, data integration across business units, and the latest in consumer analytics will all be discussed July 25 at... More

Is Premium VOD the Death of the Movie Theater? Not so Fast …

By Natasha Carter, Vistex - Digital is king. OTT is the way to go. Mobile is the future! That’s what everyone is saying at least. If that’s true, does this mean the theater-... More

M&E Journal: Tackling Data to Create Smart Production

By Matt Turner, CTO Media & Entertainment, MarkLogic Corporation - Not taking advantage of the data around content has never had bigger consequences for media organizations.... More

Salesforce CEO Touts Significance of AI at Tokyo Event

The significance of artificial intelligence (AI) to Salesforce and multiple business sectors continues to grow, according to company CEO Marc Benioff. “The opportunity for ar... More

Salesforce Touts New Einstein Platform Services at AI Conference

NEW YORK — Salesforce unveiled new Einstein Platform Services that it said at the second annual O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference June 28 will enable developers ... More

Salesforce’s Social Studio Joins YouTube Measurement Program

Social Studio, Salesforce’s social media measurement service, has been certified as a launch partner for YouTube’s Measurement Program, a new service that looks to verify the Y... More

Sony Preps ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ VR Experience

Ahead of the July 7 theatrical release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the virtual reality arm of Sony Pictures is debuting a VR experience for the film, putting VR fans in the sh... More

Avanade Study: Intelligent Automation a Must for Businesses

More than 30% of companies are already using some type of intelligent automation today, and to help jumpstart productivity and innovate, every business should be adding intelligent... More

Robert Half: Staffing and Adapting for Decades

First founded in 1948, Robert Half is named after its founder and CEO. And in the nearly 70 years since, the company has had only one other CEO, current head Max Messmer. It’s... More

Composite Apps: A Different Take on Digital Consulting

According to Long Nguyen, CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based Composite Apps, what makes the digital consulting firm stand out is its design-first approach for the technology solutions it ... More

Sohonet, Cyberinc Connect on New Cybersecurity Solution

Media and entertainment connected cloud services firm Sohonet has tapped Cyberinc, a cybersecurity and access management solutions company, to offer a new, hosted solution for air-... More

M&E Journal: Managing Five States of Data for the M&E Market

Jeff Greenwald, HGST - All media companies, whether a post house, a game developer, an advertiser, a CDN, a movie studio or a broadcaster wrestle with data in five states: Data ... More

M&E Journal: Unlock the Power of Your Archive With Cloud-Based Asset Management

By Andy Hurt, Wazee Digital - It used to be that broadcast and cable networks commissioned or created programming, pushed it out over the air, and then sent it to an archive, r... 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

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: Technicolor Execs Talk VR, AR; Ooyala, Adobe Partner Up

LAS VEGAS — The new generation of immersive experiences that have been created by augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality offers new opportunities to creat... More

NAB 2017: NeuLion Touts Analytics Platform; Turner EMEA Looks to TiVo

LAS VEGAS — One of the winners of the 2017 NAB Show was NeuLion, which touted numerous partnerships, covering everything from OTT to virtual reality. But Chris Wagner, EVP and co... More

Nuxeo: Unlocking the Value of Digital Assets

Based in New York, global software company Nuxeo has a singular focus: to be the go-to for companies looking to solve their content, asset and information management challenges. ... More

MESA Members Bullish on ATSC 3.0

ATSC 3.0 is expected to be one of the big topics at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 22-27. After all, the next-gen broadcast transmission standard provides a wide range of benefits... More