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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

M&E Journal: Employ a ‘Make Once/Use Any’ Strategy to Get the Most Out of Your Content

By Andy Hurt, SVP of Marketing and Business Development, Wazee Digital - In today’s world of M&E, an almost immeasurable amount of high-value content is being created every d... 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

Ooyala Exec: AI, Blockchain, Metadata to Become Increasingly Significant for Video Industry

Artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain technology, metadata and -- despite ongoing challenges -- virtual reality (VR) are going to play increasingly significant roles in the vide... 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

More Innovation with Manager+Agents: 4 New Capabilities

By Cory Bialowas, SVP, Product Management, Signiant - Over the past year, we've added several significant new capabilities to Manager+Agents, our flagship solution for automated... More

IBM: Increased Use of AI Expected to Be Among Top Streaming Video Trends of 2018

Many streaming video companies have been looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as one way to address the changing needs of their audiences, and that is a trend expected to contin... 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

MESA’s Winter ‘M&E Journal’ Edition Goes Live

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives wh... More

CES 2018: TiVo Eyes Consumer Video Trends

LAS VEGAS — The average consumer around the world views 4.4 hours of video a day, and spends nearly 30 minutes just looking for content, according to a new study by TiVo, release... More

CES 2018: Dolby Touts Growing Industry Adoption; Cisco Spotlights Cloud, Security Innovations

LAS VEGAS – At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Jan. 9-12, Dolby is touting the growing industry adoption of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision that’s being broadly seen acr... More

Deluxe Exec: Innovations in AI Technology to Cause Paradigm Shift in M&E Sector

Innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) will cause a paradigm shift in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector, greatly augmenting content localization and distribution pr... More

Ooyala Report: Consumer Frustration with OTT to Drive Major Changes in 2018

Although a growing number of consumers continue to cut the cord with their traditional TV service providers, many of those who have turned to over-the-top (OTT) services are frustr... More

PwC: ‘Cord Cutting Has More Momentum Than Ever’

The number of U.S. consumers who have cut the cord with their pay-TV service providers continues to rise, but demand for live sports continues to be one major reason why many peopl... More

Meet the Patents: Where Signiant Leads, Others Follow

By Ian Hamilton, Chief Technology Officer, Signiant - To succeed in today’s competitive world, tech companies must continually innovate. One indicator of a company’s innova... More

Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

Box Exec: AI, Machine Learning Present Significant Opportunity to Boost Value for Customers

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are presenting Box with a significant opportunity to add value to its customers, and we can expect to see the company continu... More

Amazon Web Services Expands AI, Machine Learning, IoT Initiatives

Amazon Web Services (AWS) expanded its artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives Nov. 29 as company executives revealed a variety... More

Nagra Study: Different TV Viewers Have Different Needs

A new study from content protection and multiscreen TV solutions company Nagra and U.K.-based TV industry research firm Ampere Analysis offers up both good and bad news for operato... More

PwC: The Content Discovery Challenge is Real

More than half of consumers (55%) are looking for a new TV show or movie to watch at least once per week, 83% are looking a few times each month, and nearly two thirds are struggli... More