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Adobe Unveils ‘Experience Cloud,’ Announces Joint Microsoft Solutions

Adobe kicked off its Summit 2017 event March 21 with a slew of announcements, including the launch of a new cloud-based services offering and a series of joint enterprise solutions... 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

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

Avails, Ratings and Digital Retail: A Metadata Standards Update

LOS ANGELES — To open up the annual Metadata Madness luncheon March 9 at the Smart Content Summit West event, Philip Hodgetts, metadata guru and president of metadata firm Lumber... 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

M&E Journal: The Growing Necessity For Cross-Screen Technology

By Stephanie Gaines, YuMe - As NBC has shared, the network sold $1 billion in ads for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a combined total that includes national broadcast, ... More

Viacom Execs: ‘Data Democratization’ is Important for Better Decision-Making

NEW YORK — The “democratization” of data is important today for better decision-making in the entertainment industry, according to Viacom data strategy executives. To help... More

TiVo Exec: Company’s Bullish on Open Standard Audio Watermark

NEW YORK — An open standard audio watermark would be a positive for TiVo and the entertainment industry as a whole, according to Scott Maddux, VP of business development at TiVo.... More

IMAX CEO: Company Encouraged by Results of First VR Centre

IMAX is encouraged by the early results of its first Virtual Reality (VR) Centre, in Los Angeles, which attracted more than 7,000 attendees since opening Jan. 6, according to compa... More

Wazee Digital, Paladin Partner to Bolster YouTube Rights Management

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced a technology partnership with Paladin, the enterprise platform for next-generation... More

Evolution Digital Taps Conax for eVUE-TV DRM

Evolution Digital, which offers integrated IP hybrid devices and IP video solutions, has inked a deal with content security firm Conax, to integrate Conax’s multi-DRM solution fo... More

M&E Journal: HDR’s Potential as a Revolution for Content Protection

By Harrie Tholen, NexGuard — Piracy has long plagued the content industry, from camcorder-toting movie theater attendees to re-streaming and torrent networks. The Motion Pict... More

M&E Journal: You Play It, You Pay For It

By Tony Rodriguez, Digimarc - Copyright: The primary form of protection that empowers and safeguards artistic creativity. Creators of “original works of authorship” are pro... More

Marvell Looks to NexGuard for Forensic Watermarking Solutions

NexGuard, a Kudelski Group company and the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions, today announced the integration of its forensic watermarking into the... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Acquires Intelligent Security Firm

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has acquired Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Niara Inc., a security technology firm that works in the emerging User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) ma... More

GrayMeta Launches Updated Iris Software Suite

GrayMeta’s Iris software suite, the company’s studio-grade media player and quality control solution, has gotten an upgrade, with metadata specialist offering new Iris 4K-HDR, ... More

ZOO Digital Passes 150 Million Subtitle Mark

ZOO Digital announced Jan. 24 that it’s delivery of multilingual subtitles for those in the TV and movie business has hit the 150 million mark, a major milestone for the company... More

Oracle’s Out to Boost Cloud Innovation with Expansion of Startup Accelerator Program

Oracle is expanding its Startup Cloud Accelerator program to seven new regions as part of its ongoing efforts to “fuel cloud-enabled innovation” globally, the company said Jan.... More

AT&T, Nielsen Sign Multi-Year Deal to Use Set-Top Box Data for Ratings Measurement

AT&T has signed a multi-year deal with Nielsen calling for set-top box data from connected homes subscribed to AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse services to be included in Niels... More

Vast Media VR Round-Up: Golden Globes, ‘Star Trek’

Here’s a run-down of recent virtual reality-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. For the 2017 Golden Globes, entertainment... More

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